Attack on US soldiers in Niger: Here’s why the troops were there in the first place

The U.S. has been helping to fight terrorism in the African nation since 2013.

What is “jihad”? Conservatives often link it to violence, but here’s what it actually means.

Muslim activist Linda Sarsour recently used the word in a speech, and many conservatives are outraged.

'Daily Mail', other media outlets criticized for victim-blaming Muslims for Finsbury Park attack

The mosque won a prestigious national award for its efforts in combatting religious extremism.

These Muslim kids are only in elementary school — and in the classroom, they're called terrorists

"I sometimes ignore [the bullying]. If I cry about it, they'll do [it] more."

Does Donald Trump have a plan in Afghanistan?

Trump doesn't have a clear policy on Afghanistan, whose capital just suffered one of its worst attacks in years.

Police release photos of Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi on night of attack

Authorities are urging people who may have more information to come forward.


Trump Islam speech livestream: How to watch the president's speech in Saudi Arabia

Trump is set to move away from his divisive rhetoric about Islam for Sunday's speech.

Is Russia arming the Taliban? Here's what we know about the US general's claims.

Russia denys providing weapons to Taliban militants.

36 ISIS fighters confirmed dead after US MOAB strike on Afghanistan

No civilians were reportedly harmed in Thursday's attack.

GOP runs Islamophobic attack ad against Georgia Democratic House candidate Jon Ossoff

The ad is a sign Republicans are nervous about their chances in an upcoming special election.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Predictions: Which queen is on top after week 2?

Valentina rises to the top of the pack on 'RuPaul's Drag Race' season nine.

Steve Bannon and US Islamophobia have become fodder for Al Qaeda terrorist propaganda

Steve Bannon's Islamophobia is making America a more centralized target for Al Qaeda and ISIS, reports find.

French President Francois Hollande responds to Trump's Paris dig

"There is terrorism and we must fight it together," Hollande said.

White House list of 78 terrorist attacks omits right-wing violence

Trump's list of 78 attacks the media supposedly ignored itself leaves out people like neo-Nazi mass murderer Dylann Roof.

Donald Trump suggests the media has been covering up terrorist attacks

Trump declined to name any specific examples.

Families of 9/11 victims are speaking out against Trump's Muslim ban

"Don’t use our loved ones, specifically my mother, to turn away refugees."

To stop terrorism against Americans, Donald Trump should ban Americans from America

Trump's Muslim ban won't work to stop terror attacks — but it could do lasting harm.

Trump's first tweet as official president-elect says "civilized world" must fight terror

You get three guesses as to which parts of the world Trump thinks are uncivilized, and the first two don't count.

Man running for state legislature says he won't patronize businesses that employ Muslims

Michael "Duke" Lowrie is standing by a Facebook post from 2015.


Alleged Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi indicted on terrorism charges

Rahimi will stand trial for his "alleged violent acts of terrorism."

Donald Trump's administration mulls bringing back Muslim registry, per report

This is not the first time America would have forced immigrants from countries with large Muslim populations to register.

Pentagon suspends effort to take back Iraq, Afghanistan veterans' re-enlistment bonuses

Thousands of soldiers who went to war during the George W. Bush administration will no longer have to pay the Pentagon back.

Obama defends decision not to say "radical Islamic terrorism" during CNN Town Hall

Obama said there's "no religious rationale" that could justify the actions of terrorist groups like ISIS.

15 years after 9/11, the U.S. is still bombing 6 countries

The lack of a "long-term strategy that has been effective ... should scare us," says Brookings senior fellow Shadi Hamid.


A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed at least 12 people in a court of law

"[Lawyers are] an important part of democracy and these terrorists are opposed to democracy."

Turkey suicide bomber was only 12 to 14 years old, President Erdogan says

The use of child suicide bombers is on the rise in radical Islamic groups.

ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed By Drone, According to Pentagon

The Pentagon has confirmed Hafiz Saeed Khan's death.