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Suspected head of Islamic State in Germany handed lengthy prison term

dpa/GNA - Abu Walaa, an Iraqi preacher accused of being the head of Islamic State in Germany, was sentenced on Wednesday to 10...
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US-led coalition: Islamic State’s most senior leader in Iraq killed

dpa/GNA – A US-led coalition fighting Islamic State said on Friday that the militant group’s most senior leader in Iraq had been killed...
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Islamic State claims twin Baghdad suicide bombings

dpa/GNA - The Islamic State terror group early on Friday claimed responsibility for a twin suicide attack that killed at least 32 people...

French court hands down life sentence to train attacker

A court in Paris handed down a life sentence to the main suspect behind a thwarted terrorist attack on a train in 2015,...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel pledges support to Iraq in fight against Islamic State

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has pledged her continuous support to Iraq in the battle to root out the Islamic State extremist group. She made...
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Kurdish forces release more than 600 Syrian prisoners with IS links

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in north-east Syria on Thursday freed over 600 prisoners who were detained over links to Islamic State, a...

Islamic State ‘Beatles’ plead not guilty, setting up trial

Two alleged members of a notorious Islamic State cell dubbed "the Beatles" that took hostage, tortured and killed four US citizens pleaded not guilty...
Militants Killed In Gunfights In Indian Controlled Kashmir

Militants believed linked to Islamic State kill 4 Lebanese soldiers

Militants believed to be linked to Islamic State killed four Lebanese soldiers in northern Lebanon, state media reported on Monday. According to a report by...
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2 Islamic State militants killed, 4 arrested in operations in Iraq

Two Islamic State (IS) local leaders were killed and four militants arrested on Monday in two security operations in northern and western Iraq, the...

Pakistani security forces kill banned outfit commander in Balochistan

Pakistani security forces on Monday killed a commander of a banned organization in southwestern Balochistan province, local media reported on Tuesday. ...
A Syrian man pushes a wheelbarrow past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016 more than a week after the Arab-Kurdish alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), pushed the Islamic State (IS) group out of the city. (AFP/Xinhua)

14 soldiers killed in battles with Islamic State in eastern Syria

A total of 14 Syrian soldiers were killed on Friday in battles with the Islamic State (IS) militants in the eastern province of...
Islamic State had demanded a ransom in return for sparing the hostages? lives

6 military personnel killed by Islamic State in east Syria – monitor

The Islamic State (IS) killed six members of the Syrian military intelligence in the country's eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Friday, a war...
President of France Emmanuel Macron (R) and President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L)

France ready to continue supporting Iraq’s fight against terrorism: minister

French Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly confirmed on Thursday that France is ready to continue training and supporting the Iraqi forces to...
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Islamic State suspect detained in Istanbul has plans for “sensational” terror attack

The suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) detained by the Turkish police in Istanbul has plans to carry out a "sensational" terror attack,...

Russia detains suspected IS recruiter, fundraiser

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a suspected Islamic State (IS) recruiter and fundraiser in the Republic of Tatarstan, local media reported...
MANCHESTER, May 23, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People grieve at a memorial of the Manchester Arena attack in Manchester, Britain, May 22, 2020. Manchester on Friday marked the third anniversary of the terrorist attack which killed 22 people and injured hundreds. The attack happened when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb at the end of a concert by U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande on May 22, 2017. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber sentenced to at least 55 years in prison

Hashem Abedi, brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber, was sentenced to at least 55 years in prison at the Old Bailey court in London...
Nigerian Military

Nigerian military confirms at least 20 terrorists killed in airstrike

At least 20 members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) including their leaders were killed in an airstrike by the...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghanistan marks 101st anniversary of independence

Afghanistan on Tuesday marked the 101st anniversary of its independence from the British occupation amid the worsening security situation. At an official celebration to commemorate...
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14 rockets hit Afghan capital ahead of Independence Day, injuring 10

Ten people, including four children and one woman, were wounded after 14 rockets struck in a diplomatic district and other neighborhoods in Kabul on...

UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan

The Security Council on Wednesday condemned Monday's terrorist attack that took place at a prison complex in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, which resulted in at least...
Iraqi forces

U.S.-led international coalition hands over military base to Iraqi forces

The U.S.-led international coalition forces, tasked with fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group, on Saturday handed over to the Iraqi security forces a...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

South African government urged to engage SADC regarding terror threat in Mozambique

The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday urged the South African government to urgently engage the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regarding the increasing...
Egypt Army

Egypt army kills 7 terrorists in North Sinai

The Egyptian army announced on Friday that its forces killed seven terrorists in North Sinai Province during a raid. A new terrorist den was spotted...
Killed In Suicide Blast At Funeral In Eastern Afghanistan

24 killed in suicide blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan

Twenty-four civilians were killed and 68 others wounded in a suicide bomb explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday,...
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At least 15 killed after suicide blast rocks funeral in Eastern Afghan province

At least 15 people were killed and 56 others were wounded after a suicide bomb explosion hit a funeral in Afghanistan's eastern province of...
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11 paramilitary tribal fighter killed in IS attack in Iraq

A total of eleven paramilitary tribal fighters were killed on Saturday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Salahudin province in north...

Four men arrested on suspicion of planning terrorist attacks in Germany

German investigators arrested four men from Tajikistan who were suspected of planning terrorist attacks in the name of the Islamic State (IS) in Germany,...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Mass grave found in Libya’s Sirte

Security service of Libya's east-based government on Wednesday found a mass grave containing five bodies in the city of Sirte, which used to be...
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2 IS militants, civilian killed in attacks in eastern Iraq

A total of two Islamic State (IS) militants and a civilian were killed on Sunday in separate attacks in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala,...

Air raids kill 4 IS militants in eastern Afghanistan

Four militants affiliated with Islamic State (IS) were confirmed dead as fighting planes struck the hardliner group's hideout in Chawkay district of the eastern...