HRW urges Tunisia to bring home children of ISIS suspects

2020-02-06 22:05

Human Rights Watch has called on Tunisia to bring home nearly 200 children of suspected jihadists stranded or held in crowded camps and prisons in Libya, Iraq and Syria.

UK police search homes in terror stabbing probe

2020-02-03 17:00

British police were searching two homes on Monday after shooting dead an extremist who knifed two people in London in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, as the government vowed a review of the system for the early release of convicted terr

ISIS claims execution of 11 Christians in Nigeria

2019-12-27 18:55

Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State group have released a video claiming to show the execution of 11 Christians in restive northeast Nigeria.

Why London Bridge killer was released from jail early

2019-12-02 18:11

Usman Khan, who killed two people in the London Bridge terror attack last week, was a convicted terrorist who had been released halfway through his sentence.

Thulsie twins terrorism trial: State data loss leads to yet another postponement

2019-11-13 14:18

The case against terror-accused twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie has been postponed and an order handed down by the Gauteng High Court in for the State to hand over further particulars as requested by the defence.

Mali declares three days mourning after deadly army base attack

2019-11-04 21:35

Mali's president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has declared three days of mourning after a militant attack on an army base killed more than 40 soldiers last week in one of the deadliest strikes on the country's military.

Trump may be making the same mistake Obama did

2019-10-30 18:30

It is likely that President Donald Trump's withdrawal from Syria will result in turmoil, just as Barack Obama's pullout from Iraq did in 2010.

More than 100 ISIS prisoners have escaped in Syria: US envoy

2019-10-23 19:01

More than 100 prisoners of the Islamic State extremist movement have escaped in Syria in the chaos since Turkey's incursion, a senior US official says.

Two dozen arrested after minister attack in Indonesia

2019-10-15 12:02

Indonesian police said they have arrested more than two dozen suspected militants after members of a network linked to the Islamic State (ISIS) group tried to assassinate a government minister.

Syria Kurds hand over three ISIS-linked children to Nigeria

2019-09-05 17:32

Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria has handed over three siblings linked with the Islamic State group to Nigeria, the first such repatriation to the African country, an official says.


ISIS claims attack on Egypt gas pipeline

2020-02-03 19:00

The Islamic State group said on Monday it blew up a gas pipeline in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, claiming it was connected to Israel.

Seven children among 14 civilians killed in roadside bomb in Burkina Faso

2020-01-05 17:03

Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, the government has said.

Growing terrorism in Mozambique, with suspected links to ISIS, wreaking havoc with no end in sight

2019-12-19 05:59

Ongoing attacks by a terrorist organisation with possible links to ISIS in Cabo Delgado, the northernmost province of Mozambique, has left behind a trail of destruction with no end in sight which could have an impact on South Africa if left unchecked.

Terror checks intensify as London Bridge attack enters election fray

2019-12-02 15:33

Britain's Boris Johnson has said he had ordered the security services to step up monitoring of convicted terrorists released early from prison, prompting accusations that he was exploiting the London Bridge attack for political gain.

Turkey begins deporting foreign jihadists

2019-11-11 20:40

Turkey has deported three foreign jihadists, with more than 20 Europeans including French and Germans in the process of being expelled to their countries of origin.

'We know exactly who he is!' - Trump says US knows identity of new ISIS leader

2019-11-01 21:09

President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States knows who the Islamic State group's new leader is, after the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a US-led commando raid.

ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea by US military

2019-10-29 13:21

US officials says that the body of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea as fresh details surfaced about the US special forces operation that led to his death over the weekend.

Families fear French jihadists will never return from Syria chaos

2019-10-15 21:43

Relatives of French jihadists and their families held in Syria say the Turkish offensive and the ensuing advance of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces have added to the urgency of bringing them home.

WATCH | Jaw-dropping footage shows US warplanes bomb ISIS 'island'

2019-09-11 14:58

The US Air Force have shown off a jaw-dropping video which shows them bombing what they say is a "Daesh infested island".

WATCH | Teen blinded under ISIS rule in Iraq realises radio dream

2019-08-24 19:52

During Islamic State's control of Mosul, an Iraqi teenager lost her eyesight due to lack of medical access. But the setback did not dent the perseverance she needed to become a presenter at a local radio station.

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