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  1. ‘Mother of All Bombs’ Kills 36 ISIS Fighters in Afghanistan“It felt like the heavens were falling,” one local said.
  2. Report: White House Mulls Sending Thousands of U.S. Ground Troops Into SyriaH. R. McMaster is reportedly pressing his colleagues to consider sending up to 50,000 ground troops to fight ISIS.
  3. U.S. Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs,’ Biggest Non-Nuke Ever Used, in AfghanistanThe 22,000-pound bomb was dropped on ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan.
  4. American-Led Air Strike Mistakenly Kills 18 Anti-ISIS Allies in SyriaThe strike was supposed to be on ISIS forces, but it hit fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces instead.
  5. awful things
    Palm Sunday Bombings at Coptic Churches in Egypt Kill at Least 40ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which are but the latest violence to strike Egypt’s Christian minority.
  6. ISIS Kills Dozens of People in Iraq and SyriaThe Syrian Observatory for Human Rights calls it ISIS’s largest mass killing of 2017.
  7. ISIS Calls Trump a ‘Stupid Idiot’The terror group said Trump is proof that the U.S. is “bankrupt.”
  8. feature
    PissPigGranddad, the Punk-Rock Florist Who Fought ISIS in Syria, Is Coming HomeBrace Belden became a radical icon when he went to take up arms against terrorists, build a socialist utopia, and tweet jokes about the revolution.
  9. awful things
    U.S. Acknowledges Mosul Air Strike That May Have Killed HundredsAs many as 200 civilians may have been killed when three houses collapsed after a coalition attack on ISIS militants in the area.
  10. The Pentagon Is ‘Likely’ to Send 1,000 Ground Troops to Syria, Report SaysThat would effectively double the number of U.S. troops in the country.
  11. Trump Is Once Again Allowing CIA Drone Strikes, Reversing Obama ProtocolThe president may be a CIA skeptic, but he’s let the spy agency back into the business of targeted killing.
  12. Marines Set Up Outside Raqqa, Escalating U.S. Involvement in SyriaNewly arrived Marines will assist the hundreds of special-ops forces already in Syria.
  13. ISIS Attackers Dressed As Doctors Kill Dozens at Afghan Military HospitalAt least 38 are dead with more than 50 injured.
  14. oops
    Rod Stewart’s Game of Thrones Make-Believe Sure Looks Like an ISIS VideoHe was just trying to re-create a scene from the Red Wedding.
  15. There Were Two Major Victories Against ISIS in Iraq and SyriaIraqi forces retake most of Mosul airport, while Turkish-backed Syrian rebels expel the extremist group from al-Bab.
  16. At Least 70 Killed in ISIS-Claimed Suicide Attack on Pakistani ShrineDuring a crowded worship service.
  17. encounter
    Heading to the Airport With the New York Times’ ISIS ExpertRukmini Callimachi discusses the travel ban, her refugee past, and extremists’ reactions to Trump.
  18. the national interest
    Donald Trump Is Already Recruiting Terrorists for ISIS“There’s plenty of anger right now. How can you have more?” asks president who cannot fathom blowback.
  19. U.S. Strikes ISIS Camps in Libya, Killing 80 MilitantsB-2 bombers and drones wiped out two camps 28 miles outside of Sirte.
  20. comedic controversies
    BBC Comedy Show Incites Controversy WithReal Housewives of ISIS’ SketchThe segment features lines like “It’s only three days until the beheading, and I’ve got no idea what I’m gonna wear.”
  21. The Berlin Attacker Was Suspected of Terrorist Ties. How Did He Slip Through?The manhunt continues for Anis Amri.
  22. international affairs
    ISIS Retakes the Ancient Syrian City of PalmyraSyrian government forces took control of the historic city in March, but now ISIS has reclaimed it once again.
  23. U.S. Has Killed 50,000 ISIS Militants in the Past Two YearsAn official said the estimate was conservative.
  24. ISIS Claims OSU Attacker As a ‘Soldier’The FBI is still investigating the case, but Abdul Razak Ali Artan does not appear to have had any contacts with overseas terror groups.
  25. Protecting Trump Family Costs NYC More than $1 Million a DayThe NYPD is required to assist the Secret Service and it’s not cheap.
  26. international affairs
    U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels Launching Offensive to Capture ISIS Capital RaqqaSupported by U.S. warplanes, as many as 40,000 forces will advance on and isolate the key ISIS stronghold.
  27. Iraqi Government Forces Are About to Cross Into MosulBreaching the city lines after three weeks of fighting.
  28. What I Learned About Terrorism by Talking With My Father’s KidnapperThere is a smart way to “make America safe again.”
  29. ISIS Says It’s Behind Attack in Pakistan That Leaves More Than 60 People DeadOfficials have not confirmed the terror group’s claim about the assault that also left more than 115 wounded at a police cadet academy in Quetta.
  30. Mosul: ISIS Reportedly Using Civilians As Human Shields As Thousands Try to FleeA grave humanitarian crisis is unfolding.
  31. A New York City College Student Died Fighting for ISIS in SyriaFederal prosecutors are charging a man with helping him join up with the terror network.
  32. Kurdish Fighters Have Retaken at Least 9 Towns on the Outskirts of MosulSome footage from the front lines is streaming on Facebook.
  33. war on terror
    The Battle to Liberate Mosul From ISIS Has BegunThe fight is expected to last weeks, if not months, and may lead to an enormous humanitarian crisis.
  34. Why Dreams Are So Essential to ISIS SympathizersDreams can be the deciding factor in decisions to join the terrorist group or carry out an attack.
  35. U.S. to Send Another 600 Troops to Iraq Ahead of Push to Retake MosulBrings the total up to about 5,000.
  36. Crimes and Misdemeanors
    Would-Be ISIS Recruit From California Sentenced to 30 Years in PrisonA co-defendant will be sentenced in October.
  37. queen
    Amal Clooney Wants to Put ISIS Leaders on Trial“This is a clear case of genocide that’s gone completely unaddressed and ignored.”
  38. Syria Cease-fire Goes Into Effect, But Humanitarian Aid Still Hasn’t ArrivedNo deaths reported since the truce began, but the fighting hasn’t completely stopped.
  39. international affairs
    U.S. and Russia Agree on New Ceasefire Plan in SyriaThe plan is due to start on Monday, but there doesn’t seem to be a lot of optimism that it will actually work.
  40. 3 Women Arrested for ‘Imminent’ ISIS-Inspired Attack on Paris StationAll were linked to a car full of gas canisters found near Notre Dame cathedral this weekend.
  41. Hillary Clinton Does Impression of Pro-Trump ISIS Militant on Israeli TV“Please, Allah, make Trump president of America.”
  42. the national interest
    Trump To Ask Generals, Who Know Less Than Trump, For Plan To Defeat ISISTrump’s plan of confusing the enemy is working brilliantly.
  43. Trump Likens the ‘Psychology’ of His Supporters to That of ISIS RecruitsThis might be the most bonkers quote of his campaign.
  44. ISIS
    Report: ISIS Cleared From Syrian-Turkish Border, Now Cut Off From Outside WorldThe group’s supply lines for foreign fighters, weapons, and ammunition are apparently now severed.
  45. select all
    PewDiePie Did Not Join ISISHe only joked about joining ISIS.
  46. terrorism
    Suicide Bomber Kills More Than 50 at Wedding in TurkeyTurkish authorities believe it was an ISIS attack, and the bomber was as young as 12 years old.
  47. Syria
    U.S. Fighter Jets Warn Away Syrian WarplanesThe encounter came one day after a Syrian aircraft bombed Kurdish positions near where U.S. special forces have been operating.
  48. Trump Says Fight Against ISIS Could Require Racial ProfilingHe also said that he would “throw out” Muslims with “extreme views” like the Orlando shooter’s father.
  49. Trump Argues That No One Like Him Should Be Allowed Into the United StatesTrump argues that people who “don’t believe in our Constitution” and “support bigotry” shouldn’t be allowed to enter our country.
  50. stories
    The Night That Obama and Hillary Founded ISISThey were down in the White House kitchen eating Popsicles when he asked if he could tell her a secret.
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