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US-led military coalition captures senior IS leader in northern Syria
Media reports have identified the suspect as Syrian national Ahmad Hani al-Kurdi.
France says it has captured a senior Islamic State figure in Mali
The French defence ministry has described it as "a new success" for Barkhane forces in the Sahel region.
Irish ex-soldier Lisa Smith found guilty of Islamic State membership
Defence lawyers argued that Smith, 40, wasn't a member of Islamic State, and only went to Syria to become a wife and mother.
German IS bride given two-year suspended prison sentence
The court found her guilty of being a member of a terrorist organisation but cleared her of crimes against humanity.
Swiss woman charged over 'jihadist-motivated' knife attack in Lugano
Two people were injured in the attack at a department store in November 2020.
Islamic State 'Beatle' gets life sentence for beheadings
Alexanda Kotey was not facing the death penalty, under the terms of his extradition to the US.
Dozens dead after blast at a mosque in Afghanistan
Friday's explosion follows a series of attacks in Afghanistan on Thursday.
Afghanistan: Kabul airport blast killing hundreds 'not preventable'
The suicide bomber at Abbey Gate outside the Kabul airport killed at least 170 Afghan civilians and 13 US service members in August 2021.
‘Horrible’ Islamic State group leader killed, Biden announces
Al-Qurayshi's influence and day-to-day involvement in the group’s operations was not known and it is difficult to gauge how his death will affect the group.
Leader of so-called Islamic State killed in US operation in Syria
The US announced that Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed during an overnight raid in Idlib province.
Syria Kurds hold funeral for fighters killed in IS prison attack
Syria Kurds hold a funeral in the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiya for members of the Syrian Democratic Forces killed while fighting IS jihadists during their attack on the Ghwayran prison in the Kurdish-controlled northeast Syrian city of Hasakeh, with the aim of freeing fellow jihadists
Syria prison attack shows need to deal with IS detainees, UN says
The attack by Islamic State militants on a Syrian prison holding around 3,000 of its fighters and about 700 children is a predictable tragedy, the UN counter-terrorism chief said.
Trial begins of 22-year-old German woman who joined IS group in Syria
The young woman is charged with complicity in crimes against humanity after being repatriated with her two children.
Islamic State attacks in Syria and Iraq leave at least 39 dead
The attacks on Friday are the biggest and deadliest since the fall of the IS “caliphate” three years ago.
IS gunmen in Iraq kill 11 soldiers in brazen barracks attack
The Islamic State group was largely defeated in the country in 2017, although it remains active through sleeper cells in many areas.
TUI settles lawsuit with terror attack survivors and victims' families
Nearly 40 tourists were killed in the attack, with a further 39 injured, after Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire on a beach outside Sousse.
Swedish first as mother convicted of letting son become child soldier
The 49-year-old woman was sentenced to six years in prison for failing to prevent her 12-year-old son from fighting in Syria in 2013.
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Authorities in DR Congo fear more attacks after suicide bomber kills 5
After a suicide bomber killed five people in a thwarted attack on a packed restaurant in Beni, in the east of the country, concerns grow of further attempts by extremists.
Burkina Faso: Two days of mourning after militants kill 41
Militants connected to Al Qaeda and Islamic State have repeatedly attacked armies in the region, inflicting heavy casualties to the armies of Burkina Faso, Niger, and Mali in recent weeks.
US and Kurdish forces hold joint military exercise in north-eastern Syria
Members of the US-led international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) hold a joint military exercise in the countryside of Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, near the Iraqi border.
World's first trial for genocide against Yazidis set to conclude
"It has been seven years since survivors have been waiting for this," Yazda NGO told Euronews.
German jailed in one of first trials for war crimes against Yazidis
An estimated 7,000 Yazidi women and girls, some as young as nine, were enslaved and forcibly transferred to locations in Iraq and eastern Syria.
Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed 47 people and wounded scores more.
Afghanistan: Dozens dead in suicide attack on Kandahar Shi'ite mosque
IS is suspected of carrying out the attack on the Fatimiya mosque in southern Afghanistan, which comes a week after another deadly attack in the north.
Afghanistan: Bomb at Kabul mosque 'kills civilians', Taliban says
A Taliban spokesman said at least five civilians were killed in the bombing which targeted a mosque in the Afghan capital on Sunday.
US admits 'mistake' in Kabul drone strike that killed 10 civilians
The Pentagon apologised for a "tragic mistake" after admitting that a drone strike in Kabul last month killed only civilians, not an ISIS-K extremist as first believed.