The Islamic State, more commonly known as ISIS, is an Islamic fundamentalist militant group that controls territory in both Iraq and Syria, and has affiliates in other parts of the world, including North Africa and South Asia. The group, which calls itself Daesh, has been accused of human rights abuses, war crimes, and has taken responsibility for attacks around the globe.

Senator: We’re not any safer today than we were pre-9/11
Senator Tom Coburn says both traditional terror threats and cyber threats are cause for concern.
Here are the countries most concerned about ISIS
It's not where you think.
BBC removes ‘Doctor Who’ beheading scene out of respect
Islamic State has killed two American journalists in less than a month.
What it’s like to survive an ISIS massacre
"You are a dead man."
ISIS targeted by flag-burning social media campaign
Viral crazes and religiously-charged geopolitics collide. 
Who said it: ‘Duck Dynasty’ star Phil Robertson or an ISIS militant?
The similarities are closer than you might think.
ISIS apologizes after releasing Sotloff video ‘by accident’
Steven Sotloff is the second American journalist to be killed by Islamic State in a month.
ISIS releases video execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff
This is the second American journalist killed by ISIS in a month.
Jihadist caliphate hackers ask for Bitcoin donations
"I don't want Bitcoin to be tainted with 'ISIS hackers now accept Bitcoin donations.'"
The 15 days the Internet wasn’t paying attention to Gaza
This is what "normal" looks like.
LiveLeak bans ISIS after Foley execution
The controversial video-sharing platform has finally had enough.
Family of James Foley release chilling email from ISIS
It contains multiple inaccuracies.
War reporters reflect after James Foley execution spreads online
"It just sucks. I hate it so much. It hurts a lot.”