Abdul Hasib, the head of ISIL in Afghanistan, was killed last month in a joint operation by Afghan and US Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
A counter-terrorism operation by police in Spain and Morocco led to the arrests of three people with suspected links to ISIL on Monday.
The Iraqi army’s new push in the battle to recapture Mosul has been hailed as “the beginning of the end” for the extremist group there.
The Afghan Defence Minister and Army Chief of Staff stand down in the wake of deadly Taliban attacks last week. Their resignation coincides with a surprise visit by US Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis.
Authorities in Moscow say security forces have killed two men accused of being armed militants trained by ISIL.
The Champs Elysees gunman who killed one cop and wounded two others had a heavy police record but was not on France's terror watch list, the Paris prosecutor said.
Fierce fighting took place on Friday in the old part of Western Mosul as Iraqi forces continue to battle ISIL fighters.
After the panic on the Champs-Elysée, with the killing of a policeman and the wounding of two others, it is time for reflection and debate.
The investigation into the background of the Champs Elysees killer continues with the arrest of family members and the surrender of a second suspect to Belgian police.
French authorities have detained two men on suspicion of plotting an imminent attack.
The number of militants who died in this week's huge US bomb attack has been revised upwards by officials to over 90.
The so-called Islamic State group now only controls less than a fifth of the territory it held in Iraq in 2014, according to an Iraqi military spokesman.
The first funerals have been held for victims of the deadly bomb blasts that struck two Coptic churches in Egypt.
Egypt has declared a state of emergency following bomb attacks on two Coptic churches which left at least 45 dead.
Hours after the two blasts against Coptic churches, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made a defiant speech calling for national unity.
The Iraqi military is battling Islamic State group in a final push to take control of the parts of western Mosul that are still held by the extremist group.
Already scarred by the horrors of war and ISIL occupation, villagers returning home in Iraq are facing a fresh terror.
People fleeing villages around the Syrian city of Raqqa claim ISIL has been using civilians as human shields.
Recapturing the al-Nuri mosque in the western part of the city would be a hugely symbolic victory for the government troops
A meeting has taken place in Ankara between the new US Secretary of State and Turkish leaders
Thousands of people have come together to mark exactly one week since the London terror attack, in which four victims and the assailant died.