The six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), who have been holding a summit in Doha, have agreed the need to confront militant forces such
A new type of anti-immigration appears to be taking hold in Germany with protests against what’s been called the ‘growing Islamisation’ of the
Al Qaeda militants in Yemen have released a video purportedly showing a British-born US hostage, with the threat to kill him.
Iraq did not request Iran to carry out airstrikes on SIL targets inside the country, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told euronews in an
Confusion continues to surround reports that Iran has carried out airstrikes against ISIL targets on Iraqi soil.
The US-led coalition fighting ISIL has inflicted serious damage on the extremists, carrying out around 1,000 airstrikes so far in Syria and Iraq
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, has dismissed his interior minister after al-Shabab militants slaughtered 36 non-Muslim quarry workers.
Al-Shabab militants have killed 36 non-Muslim quarry workers in the Kenyan town of Mandera. Residents of the area close to the Somali border say the
Pope Francis was met by Turkey’s Orthodox Christian Patriarch Bartholomew on Saturday as he arrived at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on the second day
Dozens of people have been killed and perhaps hundreds injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack on the central mosque in north Nigeria’s biggest city
Fresh images of the Syrian border city of Kobani show the destruction wrought after two months of intense fighting.
Kurdish troops have been
More than 25 people have been killed in a new attack in Nigeria by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
Officials say the victims, mostly
Witnesses have been describing how non-Muslims were singled out for execution when the Somali militant group al-Shabaab ambushed a bus in
Somali militant group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the bus attack which killed at least 28 people in northeast Kenya.
At least 28 people have been killed in Kenya when armed men attacked a bus near the Somali border early on Saturday morning.
The bus was en route
Local Iraqi medical sources say the latest airstrikes in Mosul against ISIL have killed a top commander, Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni. He governed the
Turkey threw its weight behind Iraq’s Kurds on Friday, pledging it would do all it could alongside its ally to end the ISIL menace.
The Pentagon says the first of the 1,500 extra American troops due to advise and train Iraqi forces will be deployed in the next few weeks.
In their second anti-terrorist operation in the last few days Kenyan police and troops have swooped on several mosques in Mombasa.
Smoke filled the skyline of Kobani as American-led forces launched air strikes on Monday (November 17) against ISIL fighters threatening Kurds in the
Deserted streets in a desolate town, Makhmour, shows all the signs of a community on the frontline. Lying between Mosul and Kirkuk in north central
EUROPE’S FOREIGN FIGHTERSThis table shows how many citizens left European countries to fight in Syria and Iraq, as at December 2013 and November
For months, only the Kurds have been fighting Islamic State radicals (ISIL) on the ground, first in Iraq, also in Syria, notably in Kobani. Without
Offering support and sanctuary to Iraqi Christians, the Archbishop of Lyon has launched a solidarity initiative twinning the French city with Iraq’s