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Hezbollah and Syrian army advance in border offensive: Reports

In 2014, Arsal was the scene of one of the most serious spillovers of the Syrian war into Lebanon when jihadists briefly overran the town.

Hezbollah announces offensive against radicals in Lebanon

The new operation to clear radicals from areas around the town of Arsal and in al-Qalamoun was reported by al-Manar television owned by Hezbollah, reports Efe news.

UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to Islamic State and al Qaeda

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al Qaeda.

Somali militants kill two police during extended raid on Kenyan town

Somali al Shabaab militants killed two police officers on Wednesday during a raid on a northeastern Kenyan town that sparked a day-long gunbattle, a police official said, the latest in a spate of militant attacks on Kenyan security services. 

New conflicts threaten Syria after Islamic State defeat

New conflicts threaten Syria after Islamic State defeat

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), spearheaded by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, have taken several parts of the northern Syrian town since their assault began this month.

After tough message from Donald Trump, Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-backed terror outfit

After tough message from Donald Trump, Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-backed terror outfit

Fearing drone strikes from United States, Pakistan on Friday banned the Hafiz Saeed-led Tehreek-e-Azaadi-Jammu and Kashmir. 

Saudi Arabia official denies former crown prince confined to palace

In his place as Crown Prince, King Salman appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman who also serves as defence minister and leads an ambitious reform agenda to end Saudi Arabia`s over-reliance on oil. 

China backs Pakistan, says it is at frontlines of anti-terror fight

China backs Pakistan, says it is at frontlines of anti-terror fight

China's response came to the India-US joint statement issued after the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump.

In fresh warning to India, al Qaeda says will target those who kill 'Kashmiri brothers'

In fresh warning to India, al Qaeda says will target those who kill 'Kashmiri brothers'

Shifting its focus to the Indian subcontinent, dreaded terror outfit al Qaida has warned that it will target Indian security installations and leaders of Hindu "separatist" organisations.

Taliban's safe havens inside, not outside Afghanistan: Pakistan

Relations between the two countries have turned sour since Afghanistan`s President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war of aggression" against his country. 

UN Security Council backs West Africa force to fight Sahel militants

France first intervened in early 2013 to drive out militants who had seized northern Mali a year earlier. But militants continue to attack in Mali and its neighbors.

Afghan-oriented militants getting support from elements of Pak govt: Pentagon

In a damning report, the Pentagon has said Afghan-oriented militant groups, including the Taliban and Haqqani Network, benefit from "support" from elements of the Pakistan government.

Six killed in Mali resort attack

On November 29, 2015, terrorists attacked the Radisson Blu Hotel also in the capital killing 20.

Resort outside Mali's capital under attack

Security has gradually worsened in Mali since French forces pushed back allied Islamist and Tuareg rebel fighters in 2013 from swathes of the north they had occupied the previous year.
 

Cut off Pak's military aid: Muhajirs to Trump administration

A group of Muhajirs have urged the Trump administration and US Congress to cut off military sales and aid to Pakistan, citing Islamabad's support to terrorism.

Two suspected al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strike

Two suspected al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strike

The strike took place in the al Naqba area of Shabwa province where residents heard a loud explosion that they say completely destroyed a vehicle carrying armed people.
 

Suspected al Qaeda militants attack Yemen army camp, 12 dead: Military Official

Suspected al Qaeda militants attack Yemen army camp, 12 dead: Military Official

The assault near the town of Baddah in oil-producing Hadramout province came after a lull in attacks by the Islamist militant group.
 

Armed Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia, over 60 people killed

Armed Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia, over 60 people killed

More than 60 people have reportedly been killed in Somalia after heavily armed Al-Shabab fighters stormed a military base in the country's semiautonomous state of Puntland, local media reports said.

Will avenge all atrocities committed against Muslims in India, establish Sharia, warns militant Zakir Musa in new audio clip

Will avenge all atrocities committed against Muslims in India, establish Sharia, warns militant Zakir Musa in new audio clip

Former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa has urged the Indian Muslims to join the ongoing Islamic jihad (the holy war) to conquer India.

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and UAE cut ties with Qatar over `terrorism`

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and UAE cut ties with Qatar over `terrorism`

Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, is a member of the US-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State group.