The men are suspected of preparing terrorist attacks and having links to an Islamist militant group
Cartoonists continue to ‘pay a high price for their irony’, it’s been claimed, two years since Islamists stormed Charlie Hebdo’s offices in Paris and killed 12…
A spokesman for Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says troops took the territory in an overnight raid across a tributary of the Tigris River in eastern Mosul.
Fighters from the Rohingya community in northern Myanmar have a Pakistani-born leader and many Saudis in top echelon says Brussels-based NGO International Crisis Group.
Drone footage taken over the ancient northern Iraqi site of Nimrud has been released showing the extent of the damage suffered at the hands of ISIL.
Europe's police agency says further attacks are likely in the near future and increased cooperation and vigilance are key to combating the threat.
Russia and Islamist terrorist groups are increasingly targeting the EU with propaganda – the warning in a resolution approved by MEPs, which aims to combat anti-Europe…
At least 19 people have been arrested in Kosovo on suspicion of having links with ISIL.
Special forces are going door-to-door in Gogjali district checking buildings for booby traps left behind by Islamic State militants, as major urban battle awaits.
In the fight against ISIL, Iraqi forces reportedly close in on the city limits of Mosul for the first time.
As Iraqi forces battle to re-take Mosul from ISIL, almost a thousand people are being treated for breathing problems after a sulphur plant was set ablaze near the…
Government forces in Iraq have continued their large-scale push towards Mosul storming a Christian region seized by ISIL in 2014.
The advance on Mosul continues as ISIL tries diversion tactics by attacking the Kurds in Kirkuk, without success.
Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.
Five suspected members of an ISIL terror cell have been arrested after coordinated police raids in Spain, Belgium and Germany.
Some say they are prepared to forgive Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi for the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu during Mali's 2012 conflict.
Norwegian documentary-maker Pål Refsdal tries to show "the other side" in his documentary 'Dugma: The Button', in which he films the daily life of "martyrs in waiting" in Syria.
Pope Francis has described a priest who was killed by two Islamist extremists as a martyr.
A top commander of the militant group formerly known as al-Nusra Front has been killed in an airstrike near the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, rebel sources have…
Al-Shabaab militants have killed ten people in a car bomb attack in Somalia.
It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq.
Four militants have been killed after Russian special forces stormed an apartment in St Petersburg as part of an anti-terrorism operation – according to…
Anjem Choudary, one of Britain's most high profile 'hate preachers' was sentenced to 10 years in jail after being found guilty of inviting support for the militant organisation.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq say they have made major gains near Mosul, capturing a dozen villages from ISIL.
Since the restoration of the caliphate on June 29, 2014 under the rule of the self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi the so-called Islamic state called on foreign jihadists to take their terror c
The people of Manbij have been celebrating their liberation from the so-called Islamic State group. The fate of civilians taken as human shields remains unclear.