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Iraq forces retake IS-bombed `Jonah`s tomb` in Mosul

Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group in Mosul on Monday retook an area where the jihadists levelled one of the city`s most well-known shrines in 2014, officials said.

Two million liberated from ISIS, says UK

UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today said the US-led coalition has made substantial progress in Syria and Iraq, leading to the liberation of over 2 million people from Islamic State (IS) control in the last year.

CIA Director nominee lists ISIS, Russia as major threats

CIA Director nominee lists ISIS, Russia as major threats

Congressman Mike Pompeo who is Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA, has listed out Russia, Syria, Iran and the Islamic State terror group as major threats to the United States.

United Sates imposes sanctions on London-born ISIS fighter

The US has imposed sanctions on a surviving British member of the infamous ISIS kidnapping cell known as "The Beatles" - named after the British pop group.

British special forces on 'kill mission' for ISIS chief

British special forces on 'kill mission' for ISIS chief

Britain's spy chiefs at MI6 and GCHQ are putting all their resources behind tracking down and killing al-Baghdadi, 'Daily Star' reported.

ISIS terror attack in Egypt's North Sinai; nine policemen killed, over 14 injured

At least nine policemen were killed and 14 others injured today when ISIS-linked suicide bombers rammed a garbage truck packed with explosives into an Egyptian security checkpoint, the latest attack in the restive North Sinai governorate.

ISIS terror attack in Egypt's North Sinai; nine policemen killed, over 14 injured

At least nine policemen were killed and 14 others injured today when ISIS-linked suicide bombers rammed a garbage truck packed with explosives into an Egyptian security checkpoint, the latest attack in the restive North Sinai governorate.

ISIS claims twin suicide bombings in Baghdad that claimed 16 lives

ISIS claims twin suicide bombings in Baghdad that claimed 16 lives

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings at the Baghdad markets on Sunday in which 16 people were killed.

Militants kill eight coal mine workers from Hazara minority in Afghanistan

Eight coal mine workers in Tala wa Barfak district in Baghlan have been shot dead by a group of fighters affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

Nine terrorists killed, 16 others injured as army foils attack in Egypt

Nine terrorists killed, 16 others injured as army foils attack in Egypt

At least nine terrorists were killed and 16 others injured as Egypt's army foiled an attack on a number of security checkpoints in North Sinai, military officials said.

Two persons arrested for distributing ISIS pamphlets in Goa

Two persons hailing from Kasaragod district in Kerala were arrested near Panaji late on Monday while canvassing for a convention of Salafi Muslims scheduled to be held in Karnataka`s Mangalore district later this month.

Islamic State claims Istanbul terror attack, gunman remains at large

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year`s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large.

In Iraq, French President Francois Hollande vows to tackle foreign fighters and their children

France will fight any French jihadists it finds on the battlefields of Iraq, arrest them if they return home and work to de-radicalise their children, President Francois Hollande said on a visit to Baghdad on Monday. 

Iran President Hassan Rouhani welcomes peace talks on Syria

Iran President Hassan Rouhani welcomes peace talks on Syria

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday welcomed the imminent peace talks on Syria in Kazakhstan.

Iraq suicide attack: Death toll plunges to seven including five policemen

The death toll in a suicide attack carried out on Sunday against an Iraqi security checkpoint close to Iraq`s Najaf city has increased to seven, including five policemen, according to the local police command.

ISIS plotting chemical attack on UK: Minister

Islamic State terror group is plotting mass casualty chemical attacks against Britain, a senior UK minister has warned.

Istanbul 'terror' attack: 39 dead so far after gunman 'dressed as Santa' opens fire at nightclub in Turkey

Istanbul 'terror' attack: 39 dead so far after gunman 'dressed as Santa' opens fire at nightclub in Turkey

In yet another horrific act of terrorism, at least one gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with hundreds of New Year`s revellers on Sunday.

 US says Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive, still leading

US says Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive, still leading

The Pentagon said Friday it believes that Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is indeed alive, despite repeated efforts by the US-led coalition to take out the jihadist group leader.

Iraq forces launch new assault on IS in Mosul

Iraqi forces advanced Thursday after declaring a new phase in their offensive on eastern Mosul, stepping up efforts to reclaim the Islamic State group`s last major stronghold in the country.

Senior Islamic State commander in Syria likely killed: Monitor

Senior Islamic State commander in Syria likely killed: Monitor

One of Islamic State`s top commanders in Syria was probably killed in combat as the jihadists sought to stave off an advance by U.S.-backed Syrian forces towards a strategic dam in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.