By supporting mercenaries who commit brutal war crimes around the world, including torturing and killing civilians, Russian President Vladimir Putin is turning Russia into a terrorist state.
Left without a sanctuary or charismatic leader, ISIS has lost much of its credibility and power, and is scrambling to remain relevant, analysts say.
ISIS leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi was killed during an October operation, following in the footsteps of his short-lived predecessors.
Washington is concerned that terrorist groups could be using Afghanistan as a haven for training and operations.
The TTP earlier this week called off a shaky months-long ceasefire agreed with Islamabad and ordered its fighters to resume attacks across the nation.
Tehreek–e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has been responsible for dozens of violent attacks and thousands of deaths across Pakistan since emerging in 2007.
Pakistani Baloch militants are accepting aid and shelter from the Iranian regime that oppresses their ethnic kinsmen in Iran.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif offered his condolences, saying that 'terrorism continues to be one of Pakistan's foremost problems'.
The arrested militant confessed that he had received training in Sarvan, Sistan and Baluchestan province, Iran.
A dozen bodies of civilians and soldiers were found in a mass grave near Palmyra's archaeological theatre. In 2016, ISIS executed at least 280 people in the city.