Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official

2019-06-14 06:55

Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said.

Hundreds leave ISIS-held area in Syria as fighting slows down

2019-03-04 22:12

An official with the US-backed force fighting the Islamic State group in eastern Syria says some 500 people, including fighters, have surrendered and evacuated the last area held by the extremists.

In east Syria, ISIS in last stand to defend dying 'caliphate'

2019-02-17 17:34

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces fighting them said on Sunday, preventing hundreds of civilians from fleeing.

US charges Chicago man with online recruiting for ISIS

2018-10-20 06:55

A US citizen of Iraqi descent has been charged in Chicago with online coordination with the Islamic State jihadist group to recruit and encourage attacks, federal authorities said.

Iraq sentences French woman, 28, to life for joining ISIS

2018-06-03 18:50

An Iraqi court has sentenced a French woman to life in prison for membership in the Islamic State group.

Egypt refers 555 to military court on terror-related charges

2018-05-08 07:10

Egypt's chief prosecutor has referred 555 terror suspects to a military court on charges of joining a local affiliate of the Islamic State group.

Two US-led coalition personnel killed in Syria

2018-03-30 19:21

Two members of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group have been killed in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, says the US military and a monitor.

95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing

2018-01-27 20:14

Authorities say a suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul.

US-backed Syria Kurdish force says east Euphrates free of ISIS

2017-12-03 19:45

Syria's main Kurdish forces say it has successfully cleared areas east of the Euphrates river of Islamic State militants.

Gunman kills two guards at Saudi royal palace

2017-10-07 22:46

A gunman has shot dead two Saudi guards and wounded three others at the gate of the royal palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.


Angry and defiant, ISIS families surrender in Syria

2019-03-07 06:21

Angry civilians evacuating from the last shred of territory held by Islamic State militants in Syria praised the extremist group and chanted 'Islamic State will remain'.

ISIS brides from Canada, the US, and Europe are asking to return home years after fleeing for Syria. Here are their stories.

2019-02-22 07:08

Women from Alabama and Alberta, Canada, came forward after British teenager Shamima Begum begged to return to London four years after joining ISIS.

Trump giving 'new life' to ISIS, former envoy says

2019-01-19 08:41

President Donald Trump's decision to pull US troops from Syria was made without deliberation, left allies "bewildered" and has rejuvenated the Islamic State group, the official formerly in charge of fighting the jihadists said on Friday.

American cyclists killed by Isis in Tajikistan

2018-08-02 14:44

An American couple who’d been traveling the world on their bicycles were killed in an Isis attack.

ISIS ripped off a scene from 'The Lord of the Rings' in its latest propaganda video

2018-05-25 11:07

The Islamic State used a scene from the Ride of the Rohirrim, which features in "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" in a recent propaganda video. The terrorist group also used footage from Orlando Bloom's 2005 movie "Kingdom of Heaven."

Body of Briton Rodney Saunders identified after couple go missing in SA

2018-04-25 19:09

Police say they identified the body of Rodney Saunders, suspected to have been kidnapped by alleged Islamic militants in KwaZulu-Natal.

UK official says 2 British ISIS suspects shouldn't return home

2018-02-11 05:55

Britain's defense secretary says two captured Islamic State group extremists who grew up in England should never be allowed to return to the country.

Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS

2018-01-21 13:40

An Iraqi court said Sunday it had condemned to death by hanging a German woman of Moroccan origin after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group.

US: ISIS fight not over, despite Raqa victory

2017-10-21 07:00

The US has praised local Syrian forces for driving the Islamic State group from Raqa, but warned the war against the jihadists is far from over.

Air strikes kill 28 in Syria safe zone - monitor

2017-10-01 06:38

At least 28 civilians have been killed in air strikes on northwestern Syria where a planned safe zone has been overshadowed by a bombing campaign against jihadists.

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