A member of Afghanistan's security forces stands at the site where a suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up in front of the Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Saturday, April 18.
ISIS claims responsibility for the attack, but Bangladeshi officials say the attack was carried out by homegrown militants.
If ISIS stays at its present strength for the foreseeable future, the government will find it virtually impossible to stabilize the Sunni areas, an essential step if Iraq is to survive in its present form.
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A Yazidi lawmaker says that 500 men have been killed, 70 children have died of thirst and women are being sold into slavery. July 2014 - ISIS takes control of Syria's largest oilfield and seizes a gas field in the Homs Province, storming the facility and killing dozens of workers.
Who is the ISIS? Coalition airstrikes have killed at least 1,323 civilians in Iraq and Syria since the war began in 2014, according to a rigorous count by the London-based group Airwars. Staffers have reportedly attempted to persuade Trump to implement phased withdrawal, although there is currently no indication that he will follow their advice.
Iraqi counterterrorism forces patrol in Ramadi on April 18. ISIS claimed responsibility.
But this holy war is killing many Muslims, I tell him. Rights groups have accused some of those groups of of war crimes, and critics say that sending the militias into a Sunni-majority city like Mosul could cause further sectarian violence.
Iraqis recount horrors of being human shields for ISIS. People in Ashmoun, Egypt, carry the coffin for 1st Lt. Saudi officials and investigators check the inside of the mosque on August 6.
Alan Gross, at right with Rabbi Arthur Schneier, was jailed while working as a subcontractor in Cuba in December 2009. June 30, 2014 - The Pentagon announces the United States is sending an additional 300 troops to Iraq , bringing the total US forces in Iraq to nearly 800.
June 20, 2014 - The United Nations announces that more than one million Iraqis have been displaced.