Islamic State

Islamic State claims sabotage attack on Egypt’s gas pipeline to Israel

Egypt's military said it was a "limited explosion."

Al-Monitor Staff | Islamic State | nov. 19, 2020
al-monitor Egyptian security personnel stand in the vicinity of flames following an attack by saboteurs on an Egyptian gas pipeline on July 12, 2011, at el-Arish in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, the fourth time since February, cutting supplies to Israel and Jordan, the official Egyptian MENA news agency reported. Photo by AFP via Getty Images).

Biden unlikely to turn back in Iraq

Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says Biden knows Iraq "as well or better than just about anyone."

Week in Review | 2020 US election | nov. 13, 2020

Islamic State claims responsibility for Jeddah attack

The explosion at the World War II commemoration follows a stabbing at the French Consulate in Jeddah last month.

Al-Monitor Staff | Islamic State | nov. 12, 2020

Indiana woman gets 6 years in prison after smuggling cash for the Islamic State

Prosecutors say Samantha Elhassani also brought her two children to live in IS-controlled territory in Syria.

Al-Monitor Staff | Syria Conflict | nov. 10, 2020

Islamic State regroups in Syrian Kurdish region

Islamic State cells carry out assassinations against the SDF in the SDF-controlled countryside of Deir ez-Zor on an almost daily basis, affecting some civilians and tribal leaders close to the SDF.

Sultan al-Kanj | Syria Conflict | nov. 10, 2020