The new leader of the Islamic State group is “a nobody” with little apparent reputation but the United States hopes he will be killed soon, a US official said Wednesday.
The leader of the Islamic State terror group (IS, outlawed in Russia) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a special operation carried out by United States troops, US President Donald Trump announced.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be dead.
Indonesian police said they have arrested more than two dozen suspected militants after members of a network linked to the Islamic State (IS) group tried to assassinate a government minister.
The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines that wounded at least seven people early on Saturday.
Two policemen were injured as a crude bomb exploded next to a Bangladeshi minister’s car on a capital Dhaka street on Saturday night, a local police official said Sunday morning.
The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agrees to a pact with the United States.
Despite the defeat of Islamic State (IS) in Syria three months ago, Malaysia continues to serve as a base from which potential militants are radicalised and recruited for its cause.
Eight orphans of Australian Islamic State fighters have been spirited out of a camp in Syria, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday, in an apparent U-turn.
Suspected Islamic State-linked militants kidnapped 10 fishermen off Borneo island Tuesday and took them to the southern Philippines, police said, the latest abductions in the strife-torn waters.
IS claims for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash with security forces in Kashmir region.
The nauseating smell of death that infested the streets around Colombo’s morgue after Sri Lanka’s devastating Easter attacks has finally dispersed.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi makes his first purported appearance in five years.
Islamic State faced imminent defeat in its final enclave on Tuesday as hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families surrendered and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said the battle was as good as over.
Hundreds of Islamic State militants have surrendered as they left the group’s last enclave in eastern Syria amid more than 6,500 people, mostly civilians, who were evacuated in the last 24 hours, a spokesman for the US-backed Syrian force battling the jihadists said on Tuesday.
Islamic State unleashed car bombs against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) assaulting Baghouz, in a last-ditch effort to stave off defeat in its final patch of territory, fighters from the US-backed force said on Sunday.
Islamic State faces final territorial defeat as the US-backed Syrian force battling the jihadists said on Saturday it was closing in on the jihadists’ last bastion near the Iraqi border, capping four years of efforts to roll back the group.
US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State’s last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates.
Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that no peace deal between the Taliban and the United States could be finalised without involving his government
The US withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
Iraq’s prime minister says that top security officials from Baghdad had met al-Assad.
The one family still living in a Christian village devastated by Islamic State worked hard to revive Christmas traditions that have brought at least a few of its people home for the holiday.
The Trump administration start returning US troops home from Syria.
21 prisoners broke out of a prison in northern Iraq but 15 of them are recaptured.
At least 206 civilians are killed in November this year by US-led airstrikes in Syria.
At least 25 inmates and two security officers have been killed after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan.
About 1,500 bodies of civilians have been found in a newly-discovered mass grave.
The IS claims responsibility for the attack on the desert oasis town of al-Foqha.
The US-led coalition air strikes in Syria has killed thousands of civilian, says SyriaHR.
Asean member states cannot expect to disincentivise terrorism without attempting to systematically understand the incentives of its practitioners.