Photos: Gunmen attack Tunisian museum. Earlier in the day, at least 23 people were killed -- most of them tourists -- when gunmen opened fire in the museum. A person is taken away on a stretcher outside the museum. Bullet holes are seen in a bus window near the museum. A helicopter flies around the museum, which is housed in a 19th-century palace and describes itself as "a jewel of Tunisian heritage. Tourists are moved away from the scene of the shooting. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi leaves a Tunis hospital after visiting those injured in the attack.
Security forces patrol around the museum. The museum is evacuated by authorities. There was a significant number of foreign tourists at the museum at the time of the attack -- something that's not surprising, given its prominence in Tunisia and the fact that at least two cruise ships were docked in Tunis. A security officer holds his position near the museum. Security forces secure the area around museum.
Police arrest a man they believed to be suspicious. Police in plainclothes stop a vehicle as they secure the area around the museum. Tunisian security forces secure the area around the museum. Security forces take up position outside the museum. Police take up position behind a car near the museum.
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March 20, - Terrorists bomb two mosques in Sanaa, Yemen , killing and wounding ISIS claims responsibility for the attack. April - A Syrian teacher, identified as year-old Shuja Gannun, is killed in Kahramanmaras, in southern Turkey. At least 45 people were injured.
The assaults targeted a police station, a checkpoint and a highway. April 19, - ISIS' media arm releases a video of operatives beheading two groups of prisoners, believed to include at least 30 Ethiopian Christians, at different locations in Libya. The attack is believed to have been conducted by ISIS or one if its affiliates.
ISIS claims responsibility. ISIS affiliates launched the attack and others "in order to increase sectarian tension and undermine the Saudi-led Arab coalition ," according to the Institute for the Study of War. Late May - A man disguised as a woman kills three people when he blows himself up outside a mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. June 26, - A gunman kills at least 38 people and wounds about 40 others in an attack on a seaside resort in Sousse, Tunisia.
Photos: Terrorist attack in Tunisia. Gunmen killed at least 38 people at site , the same day terrorists lashed out brutally in France and bombed a mosque in Kuwait. A Tunisian forensics expert inspects the beach on June A young woman lays flowers at the scene of a shooting on June Tourists leave Tunisia at the Enfidha International airport a day after the attack.
Tunisian security forces evacuate the hotel. At least one gunman was reportedly killed, according to the state-run TAP news agency. A medic stands next to the body of a tourist. Dead bodies are seen on the beach. A Tunisian security member stands next to a swimming pool at the hotel. Tunisian medics stand near a tourist's body.
June 26, - A bomb blast tears through the Imam Sadiq mosque during Friday prayers in Kuwait City, Kuwait, killing 27 people and wounding others. ISIS claims responsibility for the suicide bombing. June 29, - A car bomb in Sanaa, Yemen , injures at least 35 people, two critically. July 1, - ISIS launches simultaneous attacks on five Egyptian military checkpoints in North Sinai, reportedly killing 17 Egyptian soldiers and injuring 30 others.
According to the Egyptian military, terrorists were killed. July 11, -- A car bomb explodes outside the Italian Consulate in Cairo, killing at least one person and injuring nine others. Various social media accounts belonging to ISIS supporters share a statement they say is from the terror group, claiming responsibility. July 20, -- A suicide bomber kills more than 30 people in Suruc, Turkey, near the border with Syria. At least others were wounded. Turkish authorities said they believed ISIS played a role. July 23, -- At least five ISIS militants in northern Syria approach the border and fire on a Turkish border unit, killing a soldier and wounding two others, the Turkish military says.
August 6, - An explosion rips through a mosque in the Asir region of southwestern Saudi Arabia, killing at least 13 people and injuring nine others. He is believed to have been beheaded.
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September 2, -- At least 28 people are killed and dozens more wounded in two suicide bombings at the al-Moayyad mosque in Sanaa, Yemen. September 24, - A bomb blast at the Al Bilaili mosque in Sanaa, Yemen, kills at least 29 people. October 6, - Explosions rock a hotel in southern Yemen that houses members of deposed President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi's government. At least 15 people are reported killed. October 10, - Two bombs explode at a peace rally in Ankara,Turkey , killing at least 97 people and wounding nearly others.
The new affiliate may consist of Bahraini militants who intend to launch attacks in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, according to the Institute for the Study of War. The attack killed at least five people, the Saudi Press Agency reports. It is believed to have been conducted by ISIS or one of its affiliates.
Supporters of ISIS were reported to have published a video online claiming responsibility, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Wounded passengers are treated following a suicide bombing at the Brussels Airport on March 22, The attacks on the airport and a subway killed 32 people and wounded more than ISIS claims its "fighters" launched the attacks in the Belgian capital. Syrians gather at the site of a double car bomb attack in the Al-Zahraa neighborhood of the Homs, Syria, on February 21, Multiple attacks in Homs and southern Damascus kill at least and injure scores, according to the state-run SANA news agency.
Syrian pro-government forces gather at the site of a deadly triple bombing Sunday, January 31, in the Damascus suburb of Sayeda Zeynab. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, according to a statement circulating online from supporters of the terrorist group. Yemenis check the scene of a car bomb attack Sunday, December 6, in Aden, Yemen. Aden Gov. Jaafar Saad and six bodyguards died in the attack , for which the terror group ISIS claimed responsibility.
Investigators check the scene of a mosque attack Friday, November 27, in northern Bangladesh's Bogra district. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack that left at least one person dead and three more wounded. Wounded people are helped outside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris following a series of coordinated attacks in the city on Friday, November The militant group ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed at least people and wounded hundreds more. Emergency personnel and civilians gather at the site of a twin suicide bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday, November The bombings killed at least 43 people and wounded more than more.
ISIS appeared to claim responsibility in a statement posted on social media. Smoke rises over the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar on November Kurdish Iraqi fighters, backed by a U. Syrian government troops walk inside the Kweiras air base on Wednesday, November 11, after they broke a siege imposed by ISIS militants. Members of the Egyptian military approach the wreckage of a Russian passenger plane Sunday, November 1, in Hassana, Egypt.
The plane crashed the day before, killing all people on board. ISIS claimed responsibility for downing the plane, but the group's claim wasn't immediately verified. Iraqi men look at damage following a bomb explosion that targeted a vegetable market in Baghdad on Thursday, August ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. ISIS uses modern tools such as social media to promote reactionary politics and religious fundamentalism. Fighters are destroying holy sites and valuable antiquities even as their leaders propagate a return to the early days of Islam.
Buildings reduced to piles of debris can be seen in the eastern suburbs of Ramadi on August 6. ISIS claimed responsibility for the explosion, which killed at least 13 people and injured nine others.
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Saudi officials and investigators check the inside of the mosque on August 6. Mourners in Gaziantep, Turkey, grieve over a coffin Tuesday, July 21, during a funeral ceremony for the victims of a suspected ISIS suicide bomb attack. That bombing killed at least 31 people in Suruc, a Turkish town that borders Syria. Turkish authorities blamed ISIS for the attack.
Protesters in Istanbul carry anti-ISIS banners and flags to show support for victims of the Suruc suicide blast during a demonstration on Monday, July People in Ashmoun, Egypt, carry the coffin for 1st Lt. At least 17 soldiers were reportedly killed, and 30 were injured. The photo was taken in Sanliurfa, Turkey.
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ISIS militants disguised as Kurdish security forces infiltrated Kobani on Thursday and killed "many civilians," said a spokesman for the Kurds in Kobani. At least six were killed and nine others wounded during the bombing. Pro-government forces said they had recently made advances on areas held by Islamist jihadists. 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 The explosion killed at least 33 people and injured more than others, a public health spokesman said.
Iraqi counterterrorism forces patrol in Ramadi on April ISIS released more than Yazidis , a minority group whose members were killed, captured and displaced when the Islamist terror organization overtook their towns in northern Iraq last summer, officials said. ISIS is known for killing dozens of people at a time and carrying out public executions, crucifixions and other acts.
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