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Facebook launches UK initiative to counter online extremist material

Facebook Inc is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp down on hate speech and violent content on their services.

Kurdish authorities delaying civilians fleeing IS: HRW

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday accused Kurdish authorities of delaying thousands of Iraqi civilians fleeing from jihadist-held areas at checkpoints, in some cases within range of front lines.

Drone strike kills 3 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

For more than two years, Yemen has been locked in a devastating civil war between the Saudi-backed government and Shiite rebels who control the capital.

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.

Britain prime target for jihadist groups for nearly 15 years: Expert

Britain has been a prime target for jihadist groups for nearly 15 years, beginning with Al-Qaeda and now the Islamic State group (IS) which claimed the Manchester bombing.

Trump aims to mend Muslim ties on first foreign trip

After Saudi Arabia, Trump will head to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

US-backed fighters hunt for IS holdouts in Syria's Tabqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces scored one of their biggest victories against IS jihadists as controversy intensified over a US decision to arm the alliance's Kurdish component.

Syria will abide by Russia's de-escalation plan: Foreign minister

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Monday that his government would abide by the terms of a Russian plan for "de-escalation" zones so long as rebels also observed it. 

New jihadist alliance claims border attack in Mali

A new jihadist alliance claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack that killed three members of Mali`s security forces on March 29, according to a statement released by jihadist monitoring group SITE.

UN chief at Iraq camp urges more solidarity with Mosul people

UN chief Antonio Guterres called today from Iraq for greater international solidarity with the people of Mosul, who have faced years of jihadist rule and months of deadly fighting.

IS counter-attacks to defend north Syria town: Monitor

The Islamic State group launched a counter-attack on Tuesday against US-backed fighters closing in on a key jihadist-held town in northern Syria, a monitor said. 

Air strike kills 16 in Syrian prison: Syrian Observatory

At least 16 people died after a Friday night air strike on a prison in Syria`s rebel-held Idlib province including both prisoners and staff.

UK parliament attacker named as British-born Khalid Masood

UK parliament attacker named as British-born Khalid Masood

The attacker who killed three people near parliament in London before being shot dead was named on Thursday as British-born Khalid Masood, who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about violent extremism.

Man shot dead in Paris airport security scare

Man shot dead in Paris airport security scare

Troops at Paris' Orly airport today shot dead a man who tried to grab a soldier's weapon, triggering a major security scare that shut down the airport and left thousands of travellers stranded.

Iraqi special forces battle to end Islamic State's grip in west Mosul

Iraqi special forces battling the Islamic State group have pushed deeper into west Mosul, where a commander said jihadist resistance is weakening under repeated assaults.

Iraq forces hunt for bombs, jihadist holdouts in Mosul

Iraqi forces worked to clear bombs and flush out any remaining jihadists in recaptured areas of west Mosul today to set the stage for an offensive against the Old City.

Air strikes kill 11 civilians, injures dozens in central Syria: Monitor

Air strikes kill 11 civilians, injures dozens in central Syria: Monitor

At least 11 civilians were killed and dozens more wounded on Saturday in air strikes on a central Syrian village that a monitor said were likely carried out by Russia.

Iraq forces in west Mosul aim for key bridge

Iraqi forces battled jihadists in west Mosul today, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank.

Iraq forces enter ISIS-held Mosul airport for first time

Iraq forces enter ISIS-held Mosul airport for first time

Iraqi forces on Thursday thrust into Mosul airport on the southern edge of the jihadist stronghold for the first time since the Islamic State group overran the region in 2014.

Iraq launches assault on IS-held west Mosul

Iraq launches assault on IS-held west Mosul

Iraqi forces launched an offensive Sunday on jihadists defending Mosul`s west bank, in what could be the most brutal fighting yet in a four-month-old operation on the country`s second city.