Daesh

Man walking dog on rubble (Courtesy photo)

Dogs lend their noses to Iraq’s de-mining effort

Vivi the 3-year-old Dutch shepherd is one of five specially trained dogs using their incredible noses to help U.S. and Iraqi partners clear the country of explosive devices that ISIS left in its retreat.
Illustration of masked man holding a plugged megaphone (State Dept./D. Thompson)

ISIS is losing on the battlefield and online

Once ISIS could spread its hate-filled messages online almost with impunity, brainwashing followers on social media. Now its propaganda machine is muzzled.
Woman fighter holding yellow banner (© Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty Images)

ISIS’ reign of terror ends in Raqqa. Fight to destroy ISIS...

The rout of Islamic State forces continues across Iraq and Syria, where Raqqa, the city the extremists called their capital, is free from ISIS brutality.
Military jets in silhouette (© AP Images)

Accelerating the campaign to annihilate ISIS

Progress in driving ISIS from territory it seized in Iraq and Syria has dramatically accelerated under the Trump administration.
Man carrying books in front of war-damaged buildings (© Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty)

Rebuilding Mosul University library, one book at a time

Americans are donating books in a global effort led by blogger Mosul Eye to rebuild the University of Mosul's library, which was destroyed by ISIS.
Bas-relief in palace of Assurnasirpal II (© DeAgostini/Getty Images)

In ancient cities reclaimed from ISIS, restoration work begins

As ISIS is driven back from its conquests, restoring the damage to cultural sites and treasures from antiquity will be a major challenge.
President Trump speaking in large, ornately decorated ballroom (White House/Shealah Craighead)

President Trump’s speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit

"I stand before you as a representative of the American people, to deliver a message of friendship and hope," says President Trump in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Rex Tillerson speaking (© AP Images)

Tillerson addresses coalition of 68 nations to defeat ISIS

Nations come together to discuss the defeat of ISIS/Daesh. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it's "a fight in which we all have a stake."

Global Coalition meets to defeat ISIS

The United States will host a two-day meeting of top leaders of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS.