CIA Says IS Has Up to 31,500 Fighters

New intelligence assessment says IS can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/12/2014, 4:44 AM

Netanyahu: Israel Mourned on 9/11; Palestinians Celebrated

'Israel fully supports Obama's call for a united action against ISIS,' says PM Netanyahu. 'Militant Islam will perish.'Gil Ronen, 9/11/2014, 6:48 PM

Cheney Criticizes 'Disengaged' Obama

Former U.S. Vice President criticizes the current president over the way he has dealt with violent jihadists, such as the Islamic State.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2014, 6:14 AM

France: We're Prepared to Take Part in Airstrikes Against IS

French Foreign Minister says his country is prepared to take part in air strikes on Islamic extremists in Iraq "if necessary."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2014, 4:12 AM

IS 'Copycats' Behead Victim in Sinai, Claim He is 'Israeli Spy'

Local jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis switches inspiration from Al Qaeda to IS; eighth beheading in the region in a month.Tova Dvorin, 9/10/2014, 9:03 PM

White House Denies Sotloff 'Sold to IS' by 'Moderate' Rebels

FBI findings allegedly disprove claim of US-supported 'moderate rebels' selling Sotloff to IS; White House declines to elaborate.Tova Dvorin, 9/10/2014, 7:00 PM

Report: Obama to Ask for Billions to Fight Islamic State

President’s address will give a broad outline of his strategy without providing details of how much it would cost or how long it would last.Arutz Sheva, 9/10/2014, 2:54 PM

Hagel: We Need to Weigh Consequences of Operation Against IS

U.S. Defense Secretary says he will advise President Obama to consider how any operation against IS might end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2014, 5:13 AM

Report: Israel Helping US Build Int'l Coalition Against IS

40 countries reportedly interested in joining forces to stop Islamists from spreading; Israel allegedly sending US information to help.Tova Dvorin, 9/8/2014, 10:52 PM

Sixty British Women Join IS 'Modesty Police'

IS al-Khansaa Brigade enforces extreme morality standards - and is run by British women fleeing full rights in the West.Tova Dvorin, 9/8/2014, 7:30 PM

Netanyahu, Norwegian Foreign Minister Focus on IS Threat

Terrorism, not Operation Protective Edge, takes center stage during diplomatic meeting as concerns over IS escalate.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2014, 4:03 PM

Nervous of IS, Saudi Arabia Building Border Fence with Iraq

The high-security five-layered fence will cover 900km (560 miles) of the kingdom's northern frontier.Arutz Sheva, 9/8/2014, 2:10 PM

Meet the British Mothers Who Behead Christians

No tea and crumpets for the new breed of barbaric Englishwomen. Giulio Meotti, 9/8/2014, 8:46 AM

Obama to 'Go on the Offensive' Against Islamic State

President to give speech Wednesday to 'describe what our game plan's going to be' and meet congressional leaders.Arutz Sheva, 9/7/2014, 7:07 PM

ISIS' Complaint

The EU, the US, and the world will have to deal with the terrorist-monster of their own making. Mark Langfan, 9/7/2014, 12:17 PM

'Burn IS Flag Challenge' Sparks Political Inferno

Viral campaign to spread defiance against Islamist extremism lights up social media in Lebanon - and debate on whether it insults Islam.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/5/2014, 9:59 PM

Obama: 'Systematic' Decisions Being Made on IS

US President urges NATO to intervene in Iraq and Syria, insists the US is being 'systematic and methodical' in treatment of terror threat.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/5/2014, 9:31 PM

Canadians Held US Journalists Hostage in Syria

Canadian citizens reportedly were directly involved in the abductions of Theo Curtis and Matt Schrier.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 9/5/2014, 6:26 PM

Anti-Terrorism for Children? Coloring Book on IS Debuts

Controversial company rereleases coloring book on global jihad, calls IS 'evil.'Tova Dvorin, 9/4/2014, 8:59 PM

Danish Mosque Declares Open Support For Islamic State

Supporting terror regime a matter of Muslim religious and national pride, spokesman insists.Tova Dvorin, 9/4/2014, 7:24 PM

Washington Wants UN Action on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

Amb. Power: U.S. hoping for approval of a UN resolution calling for action against foreigners traveling to fight for terrorists groups.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2014, 5:15 AM

Congress Urges Administration to Present Policy on IS

U.S. lawmakers call for Secretary of State John Kerry to present administration policy for "rolling back" the Islamic State's gains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2014, 4:43 AM

Islamic State 'Beheads Second US Journalist'

Jewish-American journalist Steve Sotloff beheaded, footage reveals; third journalist threatened, this time a British citizen.Tova Dvorin, 9/2/2014, 9:41 PM

IS, Hamas, Iran and the West's Naiveté

They must be having a hard time controlling their laughter at Obama's feckless policies. Noah Beck, 9/1/2014, 12:17 PM

Report: Islamic State Researching Biological Warfare

Laptop seized from young Tunisian IS terrorist includes files on weaponizing the bubonic plague, amid growing unease over IS gains.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 8/30/2014, 12:44 AM

White House Scrambles to Defend 'No Strategy' on IS Line

White House spokesman claims key word of 'yet' was missing in Obama's ambivalent remarks on Syria plans, as criticism grows.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 8/29/2014, 11:55 PM

Britain Raises Terrorism Alert Over IS

Britain raises its terrorism alert to the second-highest level, says the Islamic State poses a great security risk.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/29/2014, 10:26 PM

Obama to Send Kerry to Middle East Over IS Threat

U.S. President working on coalition to combat the Islamic State, admits he does not yet have a strategy to combat the group in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2014, 4:12 AM

Hamas Spiritual Guide Slams 'Extremist' Islamic State

Muslim cleric who approved Hamas jihad on Israel says Islamic State is illegitimate as a caliphate, calls for 'moderate' approach.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 8/29/2014, 2:16 AM

Netanyahu, Why Insult IS? Hamas is Much Worse

A comparison between the two organizations reveals that IS, barbarian as it is, is not as bad as Hamas. Mark Langfan, 8/28/2014, 4:58 PM

Report: Second American Killed Fighting for IS in Syria

Obama administration investigating reports that a second American was killed over the weekend while fighting alongside Islamist State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2014, 4:45 AM

American Fighting for IS Killed in Syria

Douglas McCain, 33, killed while fighting in Syria for the Islamic State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2014, 5:46 AM

Marketing Campaign Shows IS's 'Headless West'

Posters decapitate Statue of Liberty, Mona Lisa, and other symbols to show what could happen if Islamists win.Shimon Cohen, 8/26/2014, 10:36 AM

Islamic State Setting a Dangerous Trend, Expert Warns

IS is a relatively weak organization, says Israeli defense expert - but the precedent it sets for global jihad and brutality is lethal.Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 8/26/2014, 9:38 AM

Islamic State Planning to Use Drones to Attack Israel

A member of the Islamic State tweets that the organization will soon use unmanned drones to attack Israel.Dalit Halevi, 8/26/2014, 6:14 AM

U.S. Preparing Options Against IS in Syria

Officials in Washington say the United States is preparing military options to pressure IS in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2014, 5:46 AM

Syria: 'Moderate' Rebels Scoff at US Threats Against ISIS

Obama Administration's threats against Islamic State in Syria a mere 'tickle' to the terrorist group, Free Syrian Army spokesman says.Tova Dvorin, 8/25/2014, 9:44 PM

Qatar Rejects Claims it Supports Islamic State

"Qatar does not support extremist groups, including ISIS," says Qatar's Foreign Minister following suggestions otherwise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2014, 5:13 AM

IS-Linked Suspects Identified in James Foley Beheading

British authorities draw up 'short list' of three suspects, say Foley's killer handles ransom negotiations in Syria.Tova Dvorin, 8/24/2014, 8:08 AM

God Himself Will Weep

The hate that starts with Jews never ends there.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 8/24/2014, 7:30 AM

White House 'Ready to Take Action' Against IS in Syria

White House says there is serious consideration of military strikes against IS in Syria, as has already been done in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2014, 5:55 AM

British IS Woman Campaigns for 'Equal Right to Kill'

British IS supporter takes to Twitter, vows to become 'first UK woman to kill a US or UK terrorist,' as UK jihadist figures rise rapidly.Tova Dvorin, 8/22/2014, 2:34 PM

Hagel: IS an 'Imminent Threat'

U.S. Defense Secretary says the Islamic State poses an “imminent threat” to the United States and may take years to defeat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2014, 4:44 AM

U.S. Reveals Failed Attempt to Rescue ISIS Hostages in Syria

Department of Defense admits Washington attempted to rescue American journalist James Foley and others in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2014, 4:46 AM

Obama: IS 'Has No Ideology of Human Value'

Obama eulogizes murdered journalist in statement, vows to do 'whatever it can' against IS. But would it do the same against Hamas?Tova Dvorin, 8/20/2014, 10:48 PM

Four Decapitated Bodies Found in Sinai; IS 'Copycats' Suspected

Egyptian security forces claim decapitations linked to IS-inspired terror.Tova Dvorin, 8/20/2014, 5:49 PM

US Blacklists IS Leader as 'Global Terrorist'

State Department blacklists Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, senior Islamist in IS Caliphate.Tova Dvorin, 8/19/2014, 1:06 PM

Islamic State Threatens to 'Drown Americans in Blood'

The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group threatens to attack Americans "in any place" if U.S. airstrikes in Iraq hit its people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2014, 4:43 AM

Syria: Hundreds of Bedouin Sentenced to Death

700 Bedouin executed by IS in Syria as bloody conquest in the Gulf region continues.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 8/18/2014, 6:44 PM

Obama Authorizes Airstrikes on Iraq's Mosul Dam

President Obama informs Congress he authorized U.S. airstrikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2014, 3:12 AM

Islamic State Jihadist from Canada Killed in Iraq

Educated member of respected Somali family reported dead fighting in ranks of brutal jihadist group.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 8/18/2014, 12:14 AM

Intelligence: Islamic State Planning Terror Attack in US, Europe

Concerns grow over IS influence abroad, as intelligence officials claim terror group rivals Al Qaeda in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 8/17/2014, 8:48 AM

Islamic State Slaughters, the World is Silent

Jihadists kill 700 tribesmen in Syria over the course of two weeks, massacre 400 Yazidis in north Iraq in two days.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 8/16/2014, 11:48 PM

The Arab Spring and the Israeli Enemy

The horrors of ISIS and the discovery of the Hamas tunnels strengthen the arguments of this article, although it was written before they occurred. Abdulateef Al-Mulhim, 8/16/2014, 10:09 PM

What’s Positive About IS?

The Islamic State as a wake-up call - for Israel. Aviv Ben Menachem, 8/16/2014, 8:15 PM

IS Jihadists Kill 80 Yazidis in Northern Iraq

Islamists from the Islamic State kill 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/16/2014, 1:52 AM

Nasrallah: Islamic State an 'Existential Threat' to the Region

In a speech, Hezbollah leader warns that Islamic State is menacing Lebanon and the whole region.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/16/2014, 12:59 AM