UAE fingered for Qatar crisis - report

2017-07-17 15:21

The UAE was behind the hacking of a Qatari government site, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries, a report says.

Former Occupy Wall Street protester killed fighting ISIS

2017-07-13 10:10

A former Occupy Wall Street protester and volunteer medic is one of two American volunteers killed while fighting against ISIS in Syria.

With global jihadi network, ISIS is likely here to stay

2017-07-11 19:26

Islamic State group's mix of local insurgency, digitally connected global jihadis gives it staying power.

Trump congratulates Iraqi PM on Mosul 'victory'

2017-07-10 22:30

President Donald Trump has hailed the "victory" of Iraqi forces over the Islamic State group in the northern city of Mosul.

EU says fall of Mosul 'decisive' step against terror

2017-07-10 10:54

The European Union has hailed the defeat of the Islamic State group in Mosul as a "decisive step" in fighting terrorism but called on Iraqis to work together to improve their country.

Roadside bomb kills 2 police in Egypt's Sinai

2017-07-09 19:29

Egypt's Interior Ministry says an explosive device struck a police vehicle in the northern Sinai town of al-Arish, killing two conscripts and wounding nine others

Iraq PM declares victory in 'liberated' Mosul

2017-07-09 16:52

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared victory in the "liberated" city of Mosul after a gruelling nearly nine-month battle against the Islamic state group.

Egypt holds funerals for at least 21 soldiers killed in Sinai

2017-07-08 19:56

Egypt held funerals for at least 21 soldiers killed in an attack by the Islamic State group in the restive Sinai Peninsula, officials have said.

Mortar shell kills 2 civilians in Egypt's Sinai

2017-07-08 13:02

Egyptian officials say 2 civilians killed, 4 wounded when mortar shell hit their vehicle in Sinai

Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

2017-07-07 13:21

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on several checkpoints in Sinai that included car bombings, the military has said in a statement.


Militants find sanctuary in Libya's wild south

2017-07-13 15:30

Military victories over extremist Islamic groups have forced militants, including Islamic State fighters, to seek refuge in the vast deserts of the North African nation, already home to militia from neighbouring countries, criminal gangs and mercenaries.

5 ISIS militants killed in police raid in Turkey

2017-07-12 08:57

Turkish police reportedly have killed five ISIS militants during a raid on a house in the central city of Konya.

US soldier pledged allegiance to ISIS - FBI

2017-07-11 14:16

A US official has said that an active duty Army soldier has been arrested by the FBI in Hawaii on terrorism charges, after it emerged he had pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) group.

Egypt police kill 6 ISIS sympathisers in shootout: govt

2017-07-10 20:59

Egyptian police killed six militants who allegedly adhered to the Islamic State group's beliefs when a gunfight erupted Monday during a raid on their Nile valley hideout, the government has said.

UK warns more to do to combat ISIS after Mosul victory

2017-07-10 08:30

Britain's Defence Minister Michael Fallon has praised Iraq for defeating the Islamic State group in Mosul, but warned that more has to be done to combat the jihadists.

Libya strongman in UAE for talks on military 'cooperation'

2017-07-09 19:29

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has met with UAE leaders for talks on military cooperation, state media have said, days after announcing the retaking of second city Benghazi from jihadists.

Iraqi forces celebrate as Mosul offensive nears end

2017-07-08 22:32

Iraq will announce imminently a final victory in the nearly nine-month offensive to retake Mosul from jihadists as celebrations broke out among police forces in the city.

ISIS claims attack in Egypt's Sinai that killed 23 soldiers

2017-07-08 17:55

Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has claimed responsibility for Sinai attack that killed at least 23 soldiers.

Tunisia homeland worse than Guantanamo for 2 ex-prisoners

2017-07-07 20:46

Two Tunisian former Guantanamo detainees say coming home has been a nightmare, and are asking their government to end what they describe as constant police harassment

Libya forces corner jihadists in Benghazi district

2017-07-06 06:05

Forces loyal to east Libya strongman Khalifa Haftar say they have cornered the last jihadists in a neighbourhood of second city Benghazi and vowed that victory is "imminent".

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