London attacker not linked to ISIS or al-Qaeda

2017-03-27 22:02

A senior British counter-terrorism officer says police have found "no evidence" Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaeda.

US-backed fighters to pause military action near Syria dam

2017-03-27 18:32

US-backed forces in northern Syria say they will pause military operations near a major dam held by ISIS in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability.

Arrest over London attack as cops eye WhatsApp

2017-03-26 22:07

British police investigating a deadly attack on parliament have made a new arrest as officials set their sights on accessing WhatsApp.

Iraq's speaker voices concern over Mosul airstrike

2017-03-25 21:00

Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul.

6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefight

2017-03-25 06:52

Russian authorities say six suspected militants and six soldiers have been killed during a firefight in the volatile North Caucasus region.

British PM defiant after London attack

2017-03-23 22:32

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will never give in to terrorists and by millions of acts of normality "we deny our enemies their victory".

US tells allies to do more to pressure ISIS

2017-03-22 21:02

The US has called on coalition partners to step up efforts to defeat Islamic State militants as top officials from 68 nations gathered in Washington.

Brother of Toulouse attacker on trek against radicalism

2017-03-17 22:13

Five years after his brother killed seven people in the name of Islam, Abdelghani Merah is now walking across France to preach tolerance and warn against the dangers of religious radicalism.

Five killed as Bangladesh police raid Islamist hideouts

2017-03-16 13:53

Five suspected militants were killed as Bangladesh police conducted a series of raids on what they said were extremist hideouts following a series of deadly Islamist attacks in the country.

Afghan military rejects insiders aided hospital attack

2017-03-15 13:13

Afghanistan's defence ministry has shrugged off allegations that insiders were involved in a catastrophic insurgent attack on the country's largest military hospital, as it faces scathing public criticism over the assault.


Austrian national guilty of terror-related crimes

2017-03-27 21:35

An Austrian court has found a man guilty of terrorism-linked charges for spreading videos of radical Islamic preachers and beheadings prepared by ISIS.

Fighting puts Syria ISIS-held dam out of service

2017-03-26 22:08

Fighting at a dam held by ISIS in northern Syria HAS put it out of service risking dangerous rising water levels.

Bangladesh commandos kill two Islamist extremists

2017-03-26 21:13

Bangladesh army commandos have shot dead two suspected Islamist extremists at a hideout in the northeast after six people died in explosions.

Vehicle attacks: Easy success for ISIS, challenge for police

2017-03-25 14:22

In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, ISIS became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West they advocate the same tool, but a simpler method.

Blast outside Bangladesh airport kills bomber

2017-03-24 21:16

Police in Dhaka say a bomber has been killed in a blast outside the Bangladeshi capital's main international airport.

ISIS claims London attack, agency says

2017-03-23 15:47

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack in London, the Amaq propaganda agency linked to the jihadist organisation said.

Extremist pleads guilty, had ISIS data in cuff link

2017-03-21 08:00

An Islamic State-linked extremist has pleaded guilty in a British court to five offences after being found with incriminating information stored in a cuff link.

US plans for Syria include another 1 000 troops: US official

2017-03-16 14:30

Up to 1 000 additional US troops could deploy to northern Syria under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon

Nearly 100 000 Iraqis flee battle for west Mosul

2017-03-15 14:01

Nearly 100 000 Iraqis have fled the battle to retake west Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist group, the International Organisation for Migration says.

Iraq holds detainees in 'horrendous conditions' - HRW

2017-03-14 17:52

Iraq's interior ministry is holding over 1 200 men and boys suspected of ties to jihadists in "horrendous conditions" without charge at facilities south of Mosul, Human Rights Watch says.

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