ISIS

Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Other Transit Agencies Beef Up Security After Word Of Alleged Plot By ISIS To Attack U.S. Subways

BART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.

09/25/2014

Lt. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. speaks about the bombing campaign in Syria, September 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Khorasan Emerges As Newest Terror Group; Al Qaeda Affiliate Deemed ‘Imminent Threat’ To U.S.

News of airstrikes by the U.S. and five Arab countries on Islamic State targets inside Syria also included word of a separate action by the U.S. against a group whose name has not been dominating headlines as has ISIS – the jihadist group known as Khorasan.

09/23/2014

An F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet. (Photo by Lee A. Osberry Jr./U.S. Air Force via Getty Images)

U.S., Partner Nations Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets In Syria

The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.

09/22/2014

President Obama addresses the nation on September 10th, 2014 to detail the plans to attack ISIL also known as ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Americans Most Worried About ISIS Attack At Home, According To Google Search Trends

According to a Google analysis of search trends Wednesday night, fears of an ISIS attack at home continues to preoccupy Americans the most — particularly those living in Texas.

09/12/2014

(San Jose Fire Department)

Bay Area Remembers 9/11 With Moments Of Silence, Memorials

Observances are being held Thursday morning at the sites where Americans were killed by 9/11 terrorist attacks 13 years ago. Around the Bay Area, public transit and law enforcement joined in with their own memorials.

09/11/2014

President Obama addresses the nation on September 10th, 2014 to detail the plans to attack ISIL also known as ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Full Transcript: President Obama’s Address To The Nation On ISIS And Terrorist Threats — September 10th, 2014

“We will degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL.”
Complete transcript of President Obama’s speech outlining his plans for handling the ISIS (ISIL) threat in Iraq and the Middle East.

09/10/2014

(LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Tweets From Account Affiliated With ISIS Terror Group Call For Assassination Of Twitter Employees

A Twitter account associated with the terror group ISIS has been shut down by the social network after tweets were posted calling for the assassination of Twitter employees, seemingly in response to Twitter clamping down on accounts associated with the jihadist group.

09/08/2014

Eric Swalwell

East Bay Congressman Says U.S. Must Lead Regional Effort To Attack ISIS

President Obama will speak to the nation on Wednesday to address the continuing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell, who returned from a trip to the Middle East, said the U.S. should lead a regional effort to attack ISIS.

09/08/2014

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Feinstein Encouraged By Pres. Obama’s Pledge To ‘Degrade And Destroy’ ISIS

After calling President Barack Obama “too cautious” earlier this week, Senator Dianne Feinstein said she’s encouraged by his pledge to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic militant group that has beheaded two American journalists.

09/04/2014

Kurdish Peshmerga forces monitor positions of Islamic State (IS) fighters during a battle to retake the eastern town of Jalawla, 130 kilometres (80 miles) northeast of Baghdad.  (Photo credit should read JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Companies Strategize To Scrub Internet Of ISIL Beheading Videos

YouTube and Twitter say they’ve closed the accounts of anyone who tries to post video showing the beheading of American journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley.

09/03/2014

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