A pause in the fighting between NATO member Turkey and Kurdish forces in northern Syria has been welcomed by the US.
Libyan forces are said to have suffered heavy losses in the battle to retake the coastal city of Sirte from ISIL militants.
The aim is stop fighting in the Syrian city of Hasaka.
It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq.
Syrian troops have repelled a rebel advance near Aleppo forcing opposition forces to retreat from positions they seized a day earlier.
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 announcement comes nearly four weeks after the start of a US-backed offensive that led to the exodus of tens of thousands of residents.
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