Lebanese authorities are said to be questioning a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after she and a child of the ISIL leader were detained near the Syrian border.
Kurdish officials are accusing Turkey of allowing ISIL fighters to attack the Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey.
A video released by the
They do not normally carry weapons but terrorism fears in Norway ahead of Christmas mean that police on patrol will be armed for the next four weeks
The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has arrived in France for a two-day visit which looks set to be dominated by security issues concerning
At least 45 people are reported to have been killed in twin suicide blasts in Maiduguri, northern Nigeria.
Emergency services say female bombers
Security forces in Kenya say they have killed more than 100 Islamist militants, perusing them back to their camp across the border in Somalia.
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
A simulated attack has taken place in the Belgian city of Antwerp to test how European authorities would react in the event of a real terror strike
A video released by ISIL fighters purportedly showing them burning their French passports has provoked much discussion in the French media.
Three French members of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have appeared on a new militant propaganda video.
The men are seen burning
Colombian army General Ruben Dario Alzate, an other officer and a civilian are being held by FARC rebels. The group confirmed on Tuesday it abducted
Two suspected Palestinian men armed with axes and knives killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police
Israeli police have shot dead two Palestinian militants who, armed with axes and knives, entered a Jerusalem synagogue and killed four Israelis.
There is a very strong likelihood that a 22-year-old French citizen, who left France to go to Syria in August 2013, appears in the ISIL video of the
Today, Canada says goodbye to Corporal Nathan Cirillo, one of two soldiers killed in a pair of attacks last week.
Police said the attacks were
After 90 years the Belgian chocolatier Italo Suisse decided to change its name as it was no longer associated with either country.
The firm chose
The US government is intensifying efforts to undermine the finances of ISIL, vowing to crack down on the islamic militant group’s black market oil
Canadian MPs were quick to hail Kevin Vickers for his role in stopping the attacker who rampaged through the country’s parliament.
A court in the UK has heard a man charged with terrorism offences may have been planning an attack on former British Prime Minister Tony
It has been described as the biggest security threat in a generation. Thousands of European jihadists radicalised and recruited to fight in Syria and
In public meetings or online propaganda videos, Islamist hymns, known as anasheed jihadiya or simply nasheeds, have become inseparable from the image
From one Scandinavian to another, Norwegian Jens Stoltenberg took over the helm at NATO from Dane Anders Fogh Rasmussen on October 1st. A former
In the UK there is mounting concern and anger over the extreme jihadist group Islam State. From British foreign fighters to a high tech propaganda
The beginning of the international military campaign against the jihadist group ISIL has potential implications for global and Middle East Markets
In this edition of Europe Weekly, police across Europe swoop to arrest 1,000 suspected criminals; the European Commission boosts security after a
Militants have released a video of a British captive who says he will tell “the truth” about the Islamic State in a series of programmes.