Islamic State head Baghdadi believed dead after US strike: US media

2019-10-27 10:24

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was believed to be dead after a US military raid in Syria's Idlib region, US media reported early on Sunday.

484 civilians killed in US-led fight against ISIS: Pentagon

2017-06-03 09:06

Attacks on Islamic State group targets by US-led coalition forces have killed 484 civilians since mid-2014, the US military has reported.

IS’s billions: rands welcome

2015-11-22 15:56

A local study looks into how the terrorist group is cashing in – and even SA appears to play a part.

Islamic State releases 19 Christians

2015-03-01 21:56

The Islamic State has released 19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria after processing them through a Sharia court, a group says.

Kurdish peshmerga in Kobani

2014-11-01 18:16

Iraqi Kurdish forces have arrived in the Syrian town of Kobani with heavy weapons to help Syrian Kurds fend off attacks by ISIS.

French jihad family in Syria

2014-10-08 21:10

French investigators are searching for a family suspected of leaving to wage jihad in Syria.

ISIS close in on key Syria border town

2014-09-29 22:25

ISIS group fighters are closing in to within only a few kilometres of a key Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey.

IS gunmen kidnap 20 Iraqi villagers

2014-09-11 18:46

Islamic State jihadists have kidnapped 20 people in a northern Iraqi village suspected of forming a local group to fight them.

Kerry holds Iraq talks on jihadist strategy

2014-09-10 17:02

US Secretary of State John Kerry has held talks with Iraq's new leaders on their role in a long-awaited strategy against ISIS jihadists.

Iran arrests Afghan, Pakistani ISIS volunteers

2014-09-08 18:24

Afghan and Pakistani nationals who were planning to join the ranks of ISIS jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq have been arrested in Iran.


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.

VIDEO: How Islamic State makes money explained in 3 minutes

Islamic State's funds come from many different sources rather than a few small donors, like other terror groups. Here's a closer look at how they make their money.

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Hackathons take on Islamic State in cyberspace

2015-06-13 08:17

In Sydney, 60 people representing a vast range of communities and industries are working to combat the Islamic State group's online propaganda machine.

UK sending army trainers to Iraq

2014-11-05 20:17

Britain will boost the number of its army trainers in Iraq in the coming weeks to support the Iraqi armed forces' battle against ISIS.

ISIS militants now world's richest

2014-10-23 22:25

The Islamic State has become the world's wealthiest terror group, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion.

US, UK consider buffer zone for Turkey

2014-10-08 21:10

Diplomats have stopped short of embracing Turkish border controls against militants and Syrian refugees.

ISIS video warns US over Iraq

2014-09-17 16:51

A slick new video by the militant ISIS group has warned the US against Iraq deployment. VIDEO not for sensitive viewers.

Kerry says world won't permit ISIS havoc

2014-09-10 18:24

John Kerry says world won't allow Islamic State to wreak havoc on Middle East.

Britain sends arms to Iraqi army, Kurds

2014-09-09 19:27

Britain says it will send machine guns and ammunition to Iraq to help the new government in its battle against Islamic State militants.

US expands air strikes in Iraq

2014-09-07 14:32

Washington has carried out air strikes against jihadists in Iraq's Sunni Arab heartland.

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