Australia terror attacker 'inspired by Islamic State'

2018-11-11 11:33

A Somali-born Australian who went on a deadly knife rampage in the country's second-largest city Melbourne was inspired by Islamic State but did not have a direct link to the jihadist group, the government said.

ISIS kills more than 50 in central Syria attack - monitor

2017-05-18 16:33

The Islamic State group kills more than 50 people in an attack on two government-held villages in central Syria's Hama province.

Sinai explosion kills officer, soldier

2017-01-01 07:21

A security official says that an explosion targeting a security vehicle in Egypt's Sinai peninsula has killed one junior officer and one soldier, and injured another soldier

Senior Libyan al-Qaeda leader reported slain in drone strike

2016-11-16 19:01

Senior Libyan al-Qaeda leader has reportedly been killed in a drone strike in country's remote south.

Kenyan police accused of executing 3 women after attack

2016-09-23 18:34

Kenyan police are accused of executing 3 women accused of attack after pledging allegiance to Islamic State


In today's news headlines: Zuma says he won't pay back money, footage emerges of an ATM bomb and ISIS recruits heavily from France.

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Families of 3 missing UK girls urge 'Please come home!'

2015-02-23 14:33

The families of three missing British schoolgirls believed to have fled to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group have issued emotional public appeals urging them to come home.

HEADLINES: ISIS execution, Taiwan plane crash & Soweto

In today's news headlines: Jordan’s government has executed two prisoners, a plane has crashed into a Taiwanese river and a Somali Soweto-based shop owner is in court for murder. Watch.

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Syria activists mourn 'death' of revolution

2014-11-28 14:09

With regime troops and jihadists battling for control of Syria, sidelined activists who led a pro-democracy uprising in 2011 say their revolution has died along with their dreams of freedom.

More than 800 dead in 40 days of Kobane battle

2014-10-26 21:20

Around 815 people have been killed in 40 days of fighting between Kurdish militias and Islamic State militants in and around the town of Kobane in northern Syria.


French jihadist's mother jailed for wiring him cash

2017-09-28 21:59

A French woman whose jihadist son fought in Syria has been given a two-year jail sentence for financing terrorism.

Kenya arrests 3 alleged human traffickers for Islamic State

2017-03-30 20:46

A Kenya police official says they have arrested three alleged international human traffickers who are suspected of smuggling recruits for the Islamic State and helping to finance the group.

War against Boko Haram 'is far from over'

2016-12-31 11:02

Nigeria has recently trumpeted a major victory in its battle against Boko Haram, claiming that its army has routed the jihadists from their forest bastion, but the war against them is far from over.

Morocco dismantles cell of women Islamic State extremists

2016-10-03 21:00

Morocco's Interior Ministry says authorities have detained 10 women linked to the Islamic State group who are suspected of plotting suicide attacks and trying to recruit other women.

Tunisia toll from Nice attack rises to 4, with 5 missing

2016-07-16 18:45

A four-year-old boy missing after the Nice truck attack has been found dead, raising to four the number of Tunisians killed in the French tragedy, the foreign ministry said Saturday.

UK police defend actions in missing girls case

2015-02-24 13:59

British police are defending their actions as the search continues for three British teenage girls believed to have travelled to Turkey and to be heading to Syria to support extremists.

France deploys aircraft carrier in Gulf for IS fight

2015-02-23 12:31

France deployed an aircraft carrier in the Gulf as part of the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq.

Clip claiming death of ISIS hostage outrageous - Japan

2015-01-24 18:26

Japan has strongly criticised a recording purporting to announce the execution of a Japanese citizen held by Islamic State militants and demanded the immediate release of another captive depicted as appearing on the image.

HEADLINES | M4 crash, church collapse & ISIS

In today's news headlines: six have been killed after a high-speed chase with police in Durban, the bodies of 74 South Africans killed in the Nigerian church collapse have been returned to SA and Obama condemns the beheading of American aid worker Peter Kassig.

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Lebanon pulled into war with ISIS

2014-10-18 16:30

With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon.

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