Final ISIS defeat looms as thousands leave last area in Syria

2019-03-05 20:35

A spokesperson for the US-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group says thousands of people, including militants, have left the last area held by the extremists in Syria.

Russia claims airstrike kills 4 IS leaders in Syria

2017-09-08 10:25

Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Friday it has killed four Islamic State group leaders in an airstrike outside the eastern Syria city of Deir el-Zour.

'Likeable' US man gets 8 years for trying to help Islamic State

2017-02-18 11:01

A Virginia man caught trying to help the Islamic State group during an FBI sting last year has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison

Suspects arrested in Tunisia not linked to Berlin attack

2017-01-08 19:01

The nephew of the prime suspect in last month's Berlin market attack and three others arrested in Tunisia were not linked to the carnage, a prosecution spokesperson has said.

Rare suicide attack south of Baghdad kills 8

2016-11-14 16:04

A rare suicide attack in an oasis town south of Baghdad has killed eight people and wounded at least six.

Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul

2016-10-26 14:29

Islamic State group fighters are shaving their beards and changing hideouts in Mosul, residents have said.

Krejcir's ex-lawyer defending twins facing terrorism charges

2016-07-25 11:22

Annelene van den Heever - the former lawyer of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir - is representing the twin brothers from Gauteng who are facing charges of terrorism.

IS group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

2016-07-16 12:00

The Islamic State group has claimed the Tunisian man who barreled his truck into a crowd in the French resort city of Nice was a "soldier".

ISIS repels US-backed forces advancing on Syria bastion

2016-07-04 05:37

Activists say ISIS has repelled an advance by US-backed forces on one of its main bastions in northern Syria, seizing back territory it had previously lost.

Iraq PM vows revenge after IS chemical attack

2016-03-12 16:06

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has vowed to retaliate against the Islamic State group after it launched a chemical attack on a town near Kirkuk.


New York attacker was 'soldier' of IS, Islamic State says

2017-11-03 08:18

The attacker who killed eight people in a truck rampage was a "soldier" of the Islamic State group, the jihadists say.

IS claims Brussels knife attacker is one of their own

2017-08-27 15:15

Belgian prosecutors have opened an "attempted terrorist murder" probe after a knife-wielding man assaulted three soldiers and was shot dead by troops in Brussels.

Detained ISIS suspect says Tunisian journalists are dead

2017-01-08 21:01

A suspected jihadist held in eastern Libya has told a local television channel that two Tunisian journalists who went missing in 2014 were killed by the Islamic State group.

Indonesia toddler dies after church attack

2016-11-14 19:12

A Indonesian toddler has died from injuries sustained in a suspected extremist attack on a church.

UN: ISIS using tens of thousands as human shields in Mosul

2016-10-29 07:01

The Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of people as "human shields" in and around Mosul, where Iraqi forces are waging a large-scale offensive aimed at retaking Mosul, the UN human rights office has said.

Spain arrests suspected Islamic State supporter

2016-10-26 13:32

Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Moroccan man suspected of spreading propaganda for the Islamic State armed group

Mom of terror-accused twins in tears after hearing they will stay behind bars

2016-07-19 12:20

Terrorism-accused twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie will remain in custody until their bail applications in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court next week.

SA brothers charged with planning to blow up US embassy and 'Jewish institutions'

2016-07-11 14:25

Two brothers allegedly linked to ISIS (Islamic State) have been charged with planning to set off explosives at a US embassy and "Jewish institutions" in South Africa.

Airstrikes on IS-held village kills 30 - activists

2016-06-25 19:38

Opposition activists say airstrikes on an eastern Syrian village held by the Islamic State group have killed at least 30 people and wounded many others.

IS provokes sea-change in global politics

2015-11-26 06:22

Islamic State has made a grave mistake by defying two big powers – Russia and France – almost at the same time, says Leopold Scholtz.

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