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ISIS leader killed during U.S. raid in Syria

(Fox News)ATMEH, Syria – President Biden says the leader of the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria during an operation by an elite U.S. military force. A U.S. official says that Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, exploded a bomb that killed himself and members of his family during the overnight raid in…

Escaping Terrorists: An MSUM Student’s Journey to the U.S.

23-year-old Varseen Khalil left Iraq with her family when she was a teenager

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The fears for one MSUM student go far beyond tests and presentations. She left her home country of Iraq when she was just a teen to flee terrorists who were threatening her family. The panic is still there as her relatives back home live in a state of war. Varseen Khalil is like most college students. She’s…

Local Kurd reacts to Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death

The ISIS leader died Saturday during a U.S. military operation in northwest Syria

FARGO, N.D. — Over the past three decades, Kurdish immigrant Kawar Farok watched as dictators in the Middle East came and went; the most recent of which is ISIS leader Bakr al–Baghdadi. “Extremism is an ideology. It doesn’t end with one person. We saw Bin Laden go. We saw Zarqawi go. We saw Abu Bakr al–Baghdadi go. So, if extremism…

President Trump Announces Isis Leader Is Killed

WASHINGTON – The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world’s most wanted man, is dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria, President Donald Trump said Sunday. “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead,” Trump announced at the White House, saying the U.S. had “brought the world’s number one terrorist…

Community Members Honor Lives Lost in Yazidi Genocide

Former ISIS captive Sharin Jardo was one of the featured speakers

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People from across the metro gathered to honor the lives lost during the Yazidi genocide. Four years after the genocide began in Iraq, people lit candles to commemorate those who passed away because of the genocide. People also listened to speeches from Sherin Jardo, a Yazidi who escaped ISIS captivity and emigrated to the United States, as well…

Yazidi-Americans Honor the Lives Lost in an ISIS Genocide

People in the metro got together for the three year anniversary of a deadly attack in Iraq

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fargo-Moorhead’s Yazidi-American community is remembering the genocide committed against their people at the hand of ISIS three years ago. On August 3rd, 2014, a group of ISIS militants attacked the Yazidi community in Iraq, killing thousands according to Haroon Al Haider. He and many other Yazidi-Americans living in the Fargo-Moorhead area are holding an event to honor…

Isis Claims Responsibility for Attack That Claimed 22 Lives

The Islamic State group says one of its members planted bomb in crowds in the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show Monday night that left 22 people dead.

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show in England that left 22 people dead and sent young concertgoers fleeing, some still wearing the American pop star’s trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons. Teenage screams filled the Manchester Arena just after the explosion Monday night, and members of the audience tumbled…