All posts tagged ISIS

For Besieged Marawi Residents, A Brief Respite Ends In Gunfire

Published on World. Partly to mark the end of Ramadan, the Philippine military declared a unilateral truce with ISIS-linked militants in the southern city. But not long after the peace expired, the violence resumed. (Image credit: Linus G. Escandor ll/AP)

ISIS Is Trying To Create A Doomsday Bomb, But Is The Key Ingredient A Myth?

Published on World. New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers discusses efforts by ISIS to weaponize a mysterious substance known as red mercury. “It’s never been seen,” he says. “It essentially is an urban legend.”