{FD} ISIS devotee who plotted to behead Pamela Geller faces life in prison

A Massachusetts man is facing life in prison after he was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead blogger Pamela Geller and other Americans on behalf of the Islamic State terrorist group over a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest she organized in 2015.

{FD} Kurdish referendum inspires Iraq’s Christians to fight for their own independence amid fears of being caught in crossfire

Kurds in Iraq voted overwhelmingly last week in favor of seeking full independence from the central government in Baghdad – setting off a firestorm of international retaliation, including strong objections from the U.S.

{FD} ISIS releases alleged al-Baghdadi tape, as shadowy leader appears to again escape death

A cryptic new audio message purported to be from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears to prove the shadowy ISIS strongman has cheated death yet again, despite Moscow's claims he was killed in battle.

{FD} ISIS, private militias threaten Libyan recovery, says former prime minister

As officials in the once-economically thriving nation of Libya struggle to revive oil production and establish peace, two major obstacles threaten its recovery: the influx of ISIS terrorists and the rise of transnational organized crime syndicates.

{FD} Photos of religious minority children pleading for Trump’s help show urgency for Iraq aid

As the deadline looms for the State Department to provide over $1 billion in aid to the religious minorities in Iraq, the children of Christian and Yazidi refugees are pleading directly to president Trump to take action.

{FD} How to successfully sue ISIS, Hezbollah or the regimes of Iran, Syria and North Korea

For almost seventeen years, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and her legal team of ten at the non-governmental organization Shurat HaDin, known as the Israel Law Center in Tel Aviv, have managed to achieve the seemingly inconceivable: successfully sue – and successfully collect – hundreds of millions of dollars from terrorist groups and governments on behalf of victims’ families.