It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq.
Turkey is upping the ante against ISIL, with Ankara saying its “ready to do what it takes” to drive the militants out.
A victim of a wedding party attack has been laid to rest, as Turkey vows to “completely cleanse” ISIL militants from its border region.
Syrian troops have repelled a rebel advance near Aleppo forcing opposition forces to retreat from positions they seized a day earlier.
Likening the battle against ISIL to the Cold War, Donald Trump laid out his anti-terrorism plan.
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
There has been heavy fighting in Aleppo as Syrian government forces and rebels battle for control of the city.
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.
US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters say they have seized full control of the northern Syrian city of Manbij, liberating more than 2,000 civilian hostages who had been held as human…
ISIL’s leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike.
US-backed forces battling ISIL near the Turkish border in northern Syria say they have launched a final assault to flush the remaining jihadists out of the city of Manbij.
Libyan forces battling to oust ISIL from Sirte have seized a key symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.
Republican Donald Trump has characterised Barack Obama and Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton as the “co-founders” of the ISIL militant group.
The United Nations says it is talking to Russia about getting a longer halt to hostilities, to help the two million people trapped in the divided Syrian city of…
Passengers arriving from Istanbul at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport have expressed shock after hearing of the carnage that left 41 dead and hundreds injured at Ataturk International
The announcement comes nearly four weeks after the start of a US-backed offensive that led to the exodus of tens of thousands of residents.
Russia says talks are taking place to include Syria’s Aleppo province in the latest temporary truce – as once again the diplomatic machine cranks
The number of dead in clashes between Tunisian forces and extremists near the Libyan border has risen to more than 50, including dozens of attackers
The United States says its forces will have a more enlarged role in the push take the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the so-called Islamic State
A Swedish teenager rescued from ISIL fanatics in Iraq has said she was duped into going there by her boyfriend, describing life in the so-called
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