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Saudi soldier killed in cross-border firefight near Yemen border

A Saudi soldier was killed in a cross-border firefight with Yemeni rebels, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Tunisia arrests nephew, two jihadist linked to Berlin attack suspect

Tunisia arrested the nephew of the suspected Berlin truck attacker and two other jihadist suspects who are "connected" to the assailant Anis Amri, the interior ministry said on Saturday. 

Fifteen SDF fighters killed in separate ISIS attacks in Aleppo, Al-Raqqa

Fifteen SDF fighters killed in separate ISIS attacks in Aleppo, Al-Raqqa

At least 15 fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), were killed on Saturday in two Islamic State (IS) attacks in Aleppo and al-Raqqa in Syria.

Elite Iraqi troops battle IS on Mosul streets

Elite Iraqi troops battle IS on Mosul streets

Elite Iraqi troops battled the Islamic State group in the streets of Mosul on Friday as US-backed forces in Syria pressed an advance on jihadist bastion Raqa after a sandstorm eased.

German police detain five 'recruiters for ISIS group'

German police on Tuesday arrested five men suspected of links to the Islamic State organisation, who allegedly sought to recruit fighters for the jihadist group.

71 including 2 jihadist killed, 133 wounded in ISIS raid in Iraq's Kirkuk

An ongoing attack by the Islamic State group in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has killed at least 46 people, mostly members of the security forces, security and medical sources said Saturday.

Iraqi army, Kurds collaborating well in Mosul battle: US

The US Defense Department on Wednesday said the coordination between Iraqi government and Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the battle to free Mosul city of Iraq from the Islamic State (IS) is very good.

Fresh raid in German hunt for Syrian bomb plot suspect

Fresh raid in German hunt for Syrian bomb plot suspect

Security was stepped up at airports, train stations and other critical infrastructure as it was unclear whether the suspect was in possession of weapons.

US urges Iran to free activist serving lengthy prison term

The United States said on Friday it was "deeply troubled" that Iranian courts had upheld a 16-year prison term against journalist and human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, and it urged Tehran to release her on humanitarian grounds.

Gunman kills Jordanian writer charged over anti-Islam cartoon: Report

A gunman on Sunday killed prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside a court where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam, state news agency Petra reported.

Shabaab seize Somalia town near Kenya border, several soldiers dead in attack

Heavily-armed Shabaab fighters seized control of a Somali town near the Kenyan border on Friday after an attack on an army base that left several soldiers dead, local officials and residents said.

ISIS bombings near Baghdad mall kill at least 13 people

Two bomb blasts outside a shopping mall in central Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 13 people, security and medical officials said on Saturday.

Sergei Lavrov, John Kerry to hold Syria talks September 8-9

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet on September 8-9 in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said Wednesday.

First UN food aid in two years reaches over 30,000 Iraqis

The UN said on Tuesday it has delivered food supplies to more than 30,000 residents of Qayyarah for the first time in two years after Iraqi forces expelled jihadists from the northern town.

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize several villages from IS near town of al-Rai: Rebel official

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize several villages from IS near town of al-Rai: Rebel official

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey seized several villages from Islamic State near the town of al-Rai, from where the rebel groups launched a new operation against the jihadists earlier on Saturday, a rebel official said.

Turkish bombardment kills 35 civilians in Syria: Monitor

Turkish bombardment kills 35 civilians in Syria: Monitor

Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 35 civilians in Syria on Sunday, the fifth day of an incursion against Islamic State group jihadists and Kurdish militia, a monitor said.

Hate crime: Hijab-clad mother-daughter assaulted, called 'ISIS' in US

A hijab-clad mother-daughter duo was assaulted, spit at and called 'ISIS' by a woman here in an alleged hate crime incident, the latest in the US amid growing concerns over rising Islamophobic rhetoric.

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram on Sunday released a video of the girls allegedly kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014, showing some who are still alive and claiming others died in air strikes.

France introduces sea patrols following terrorist attacks

A marine police spokesman has said that France has introduced sea patrols for passenger ferries to and from Britain, following the recent string of jihadist attacks in the country.

French PM `open` to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques

France`s prime minister said on Friday he was "open" to a temporary ban on foreign financing for mosque building, after a spate of attacks in the country claimed by jihadists.