Islamic State Jihadist Group
Days after seizing an air base south of Tal Afar, Iranian backed Shia militia in Iraq are moving to encircle the city in an attempt to finish off the job.
Abou Ahmad, believed to have been the organiser of the Paris and Brussels attacks, has been identified say intelligence services.
Hundreds of refugees have begun to flee ISIL’s de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria as a US-backed coalition of Kurdish and Arab forces advances on the city.
Kurdish fighters backed with US-led coalition air power are taking the lead in the final assault on ISIL's capital, Raqqa. But Turkey warns the mainly Arab Syrian city should remain just that, and not
ISIL claims responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing in Diyarbakir. It's the first attack the group has admitted to carrying out in Turkey.
Mosul in Iraq is seeing the most intensive fighting yet since the offensive to retake the city from ISIL militants began more than two weeks ago
As Iraqi forces close in on the militant-held city of Mosul, a support centre for women and girls in Dahuk is gearing up to receive women and girls who have been held captive and sexually…
Iraqi officials are voicing increasing concern that ISIL is using civilians as human shields
ISIL forces are putting up stiff resistance as Iraqi troops and their allies move closer into the outskirts of Mosul's eastern suburbs.
Entering the third week of the offensive, a military official said they hoped to capture the last two villages from ISIL before Mosul.
Politicians and local residents say the militant group has executed scores of people as Iraqi forces advance on the northern city.
Miles of oil pipelines have been set alight, allegedly by ISIL, as they defend the city.
The campaign to recapture Mosul from so-called Islamic State is going faster than planned, Iraq’s prime minister said on Thursday, amid fresh fighting to clear villages on the outskirts of the…
The comments from Iraq's foreign minister came at a diplomatic meeting in Paris where several countries have been considering the city's post-ISIL future.
As the fight for Mosul rages on, leaders outside Iraq are discussing the possible, potentially damaging, consequences of retaking the city from ISIL.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says the militants might use chemical weapons and use civilians as human shields as fighting approaches their last Iraqi stronghold.
The UN has said up to 100,000 Iraqi civilians could flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the military assault on Mosul.
Military operations to reclaim the northern Iraqi city from ISIL militants began in the early hours of Monday morning.
Turkish-backed rebels have taken the Syrian town of Dabiq from ISIL militants forcing the jihadist group from their symbolically important stronghold.
Just weeks ahead of an expected push led-by Iraqi troops to retake the ISIL-held city of Mosul and tensions have risen between Turkey and Iraq.
With fighting raging on the ground in Syria, the war of words between the US and Russia drags resulting in diplomatic deadlock.
A court in Britain has jailed the country’s best-known radical Muslim cleric for five and a half years for urging support of ISIL .
Bangladeshi police say they have killed three militants – including the alleged plotter of a terror attack which left 22 people dead last month.
Turkish tanks have been in action inside Syria, taking part in an offensive to try to drive the self-proclaimed Islamic State from the border area.
France has requested the extradition of a French citizen from Bulgaria to face charges of activities related to terrorism.