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Saddam deputy praises jihadist `heroes` in unverified message

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:31

The wanted deputy of executed dictator Saddam Hussein praised the Islamic State jihadists who took over large swathes of the country last month as heroes in an unauthenticated audio message.

France to ban would-be jihadists from going abroad

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:27

France plans to ban citizens suspected of links to radical Islamic groups from leaving the country in a new bill aimed at strengthening anti-terrorist legislation.

20 jihadis killed in Syria airstrikes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:12

As many as 20 fighters from the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria, were killed Wednesday morning in Syrian airstrikes on the northern city of al-Raqqa, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

France to unveil major clampdown on aspiring jihadists

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 20:15

France`s interior minister is Wednesday set to unveil a bill aimed at beefing up anti-terrorism laws and preventing aspiring jihadists from fighting abroad amid concern over the number of young nationals travelling to Syria.

Woman tried to smuggle cash to Syrian rebels in underwear

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:20

Two women, including a British student, today appeared in a court here accused of arranging to smuggle cash to jihadists in Syria after one was allegedly found with 20,000 euros in her underwear.

Jihadists destroy mosques and shrines in Iraq

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 17:38

Jihadists who overran Mosul last month have demolished ancient shrines and mosques in and around the historic northern Iraqi city, residents and social media posts said today.

Russia will not sit idle by as jihadists press Iraq assault

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:43

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in Damascus on Saturday that his country "will not remain passive" as jihadists push an offensive in Syria`s neighbour Iraq.

Hague arrives in Baghdad, urging unity in face of jihadists

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:15

British Foreign Secretary William Hague made a surprise visit to Baghdad on Thursday to urge Iraqi political leaders to unite in the face of a "mortal threat" from Sunni militants.

Jihadists join forces as US advisers head to Iraq

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 15:17

Al Qaeda`s Syrian franchise formed a local alliance Wednesday with the powerful jihadists leading a major offensive in Iraq, as the first of up to 300 US military advisers moved to Baghdad.

Turkey bans entry to thousands of Syria-bound militants: PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 23:30

Turkey today said it has banned entry to more than five thousand foreign jihadists suspected of seeking to head to Syria to join radical Islamist groups fighting the Syrian regime.

Son fighting in Syria was `radicalised by imam`: Father

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:01

The father of a British teenager who travelled to Syria to join jihadists has alleged that his son was radicalised by an imam at a UK mosque.

Jihadists fight Iraq battle on ground and online

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:56

A powerful jihadist group pushing toward Baghdad is waging a parallel war online, flooding social media with updates and riding the football World Cup frenzy to spread its message with corporate-like sophistication.