Islamic State

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    Nobel peace prize winner wants IS jihadists to face trial

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Nobel peace prize winner Nadia Murad wants to see members of the Islamic State jihadist group face justice — not death, but trial in a...

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    Rouhani says US wants to cause insecurity in Iran

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 10:37am on September 23, 2018

    Iran summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain over an attack on an army parade which killed at least 29 people near the Iraqi...

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    Mosul’s cultural comeback

    Judit Neurink | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2018

    IN THE park in Mosul where the ‘Islamic State’ once trained child soldiers, thousands have now gathered for a book festival with plays, music and...

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    20 killed in twin blasts at sports centre in Afghan capital

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 10:41am on September 06, 2018

    A suicide attack at a wrestling club in a Shi’ite neighborhood of the Afghan capital Kabul and a second explosion apparently targeting emergency services and...

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    Islamists in northeast Nigeria kill up to 30 soldiers

    Reuters . Maiduguri | Updated at 11:12am on September 02, 2018

    Islamist militants have killed up to 30 soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday, in one...

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    Islamic State chief, in rare speech, urges followers to fight on

    Reuters | Updated at 02:17pm on August 23, 2018

    Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in his first purported speech in nearly a year, has called on followers to fight on despite recent defeats,...

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    IS-linked group JAD disbanded for ‘terrorism’

    Reuters | Updated at 10:58am on July 31, 2018

    An Indonesian court disbanded the country’s largest Islamic State-linked group, Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, on Tuesday for ‘conducting terrorism’ and...

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    IS attacks kill 180 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2018

    A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 180 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one...

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    Air strike kills 28 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor: monitor

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:21pm on July 13, 2018

    An air strike has killed 28 civilians in one of the last holdouts of the Islamic State group in Syria’s eastern province of Deir Ezzor,...

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    Bangladeshi among 15 suspected extremists held in Malaysia

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:45pm on June 01, 2018

    Malaysia has detained 15 suspected Islamist extremists including a teenager and a housewife accused of plotting separate ‘lone wolf’ attacks on places of worship around...