12 Talibans killed by Pak forces in Karachi, Balochistan

 Two Taliban commanders were among 12 militants, including foreigners, shot dead by Pakistani forces on Friday in Karachi and Ziarat district of troubled neighbouring province of Balochistan, officials said.

Throw books not bombs at Islamic State jihadists: Nobel winner tells US

The US-led coalition of countries involved in airstrikes against Islamic State will never bomb the jihadist group out of existence, a Nobel peace prize winner warned on Friday.

'Key commanders' among 30 militants killed in Pakistan

Pakistani airstrikes have killed at least 30 militants including a local warlord's "important commanders" in the country's restive northwest where the military launched a major offensive this year, officials and militant sources said on Monday.

Qatar bars US couple from leaving after acquittal

An American couple cleared on Sunday by a Qatari appeals court of wrongdoing in the death of their adopted daughter has been barred from leaving the Middle Eastern country just hours after they were told they were free to go.

20 militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes in North Waziristan

At least 20 militants, including members of feared Haqqani network, were killed today in the airstrikes by the Pakistani fighter jets in North Waziristan tribal district.

Terror attack in UK inevitable: Report

A terror attack in the UK is "almost inevitable" in the coming months as the scale of terrorist activity has increased, security chiefs have warned.

Coalition planes strike IS leaders near Mosul: US

Coalition forces launched airstrikes targeting Islamic State leaders near their northern Iraqi hub of Mosul, the US military said Saturday, without confirming whether the group`s chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed.

US-led air strikes hit al Qaeda affiliate in Syria

A U.S.-led coalition that was set up to fight Islamic State bombed the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and another radical faction in northwest Syria overnight, rebels and residents said on Thursday.

Pakistan airstrikes kill 33 militants in North Waziristan

At least 33 militants were killed today when Pakistani air force jets pounded their hideouts in the restive North Waziristan tribal region where the military has launched a major offensive against the Taliban.

US-led aircraft pound IS group with 23 air strikes

The US-led military coalition pounded the Islamic State group today and yesterday, with 22 air strikes in Iraq and one in Syria, the Pentagon said.

Air strikes repel IS assault on Iraq dam: US

A dozen US-led air strikes have helped fend off an assault by Islamic State jihadists on the strategic Mosul dam in Iraq, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

IS video shows militants seizing weapons for Kurds, US orders probe
IS video shows militants seizing weapons for Kurds, US orders probe

The United States has ordered a probe after a video, showing Islamic State (IS) militants seizing weapons meant for Kurdish fighters, surfaced.

Airstrikes kill 16 in rebel Syrian town: Activists

Syrian activists say that government airstrikes on a rebel-held town have killed at least 16 people.

US military conducts airstrikes near Mosul Dam, Irbil

The US military has conducted air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) near Irbil and Iraq's largest dam in an effort to help Kurdish forces retake it from violent extremists.

US planes, Iraqi ground forces battle IS jihadists

US-led warplanes pummelled jihadists in Syria today as local forces fought the Islamic State group on the ground in neighbouring Iraq, which the US military declared its top priority.

Australia conducts first air strikes in Iraq

A Super Hornet fighter jet has carried out Australia`s first bombing raid in the fight against the Islamist State group in Iraq, the defence ministry said Thursday.

Canada votes to join air strikes against Islamic State

 Canadian lawmakers voted Tuesday to join the international coalition launching air strikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq.

Syria`s Qaeda chief warns West against continued strikes

The head of Syria`s Al-Qaeda affiliate warned on Sunday that failure to stop US-led air strikes on jihadist positions in Syria would "transfer the battle" to Western countries.

US-led raids hit jihadist oil, command posts in Syria

US-led coalition warplanes on Sunday kept up their strikes against oil sites in Syria that fund the Islamic State group, as well as targeting the jihadists` command structure.

Fresh US-led airstrikes hit IS targets in Syria, Iraq: Pentagon
Fresh US-led airstrikes hit IS targets in Syria, Iraq: Pentagon

The Pentagon confirmed today a fresh round of air strikes by the US military and coalition partners against Islamic State group targets in Syria and Iraq.