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Spain attacks: What we know about the suspects

The suspected jihadists behind Spain`s twin terror attacks are thought to have formed a cell in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains where they allegedly planned large-scale assaults.

Egypt police kills 3 jihadists behind anti-Copt attacks: Ministry

Egypt`s interior ministry said on Thursday its forces had killed three jihadists suspected of involvement in deadly attacks against the country`s Coptic Christian minority.

Boko Haram ambush death toll hits 69

Experts said the attack -- Boko Haram`s bloodiest this year -- underscored the persistent threat it poses, despite government claims the group is a spent force.

US-backed force enters Syria's Raqa from south: Monitor

US-backed fighters pierced jihadist-held Raqa from the south for the first time, crossing the Euphrates River to enter a new part of the Syrian city, a monitor said.

44 Libya soldiers dead in June fighting jihadists

The troops were killed in the Al-Sabri and Soug al-Hout districts, the last jihadist bastions in Benghazi, said Hani al-Aribi, spokesman for the health ministry of authorities in eastern Libya aligned with Haftar.

Spain detains Danish man suspected of fighting with IS

In 2004, 191 people died after bombs exploded on commuter trains in Madrid in an attack claimed by Qaeda-inspired militants.

Mosul victory announcement in 'next few days': General Abdulghani al-Assadi

"In the next few days, we will announce the final victory over Daesh," Staff Lieutenant General Abdulghani al-Assadi told AFP in Mosul, using an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group.

Mosul victory announcement in 'next few days': General

Iraq will declare victory in the eight-month battle to retake second city Mosul from jihadists in the "next few days," a senior commander said on Friday.

French President Emmanuel Macron due in Mali to back Sahel anti-jihad force

French President Emmanuel Macron is due in Mali on Sunday to consolidate Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force, as France beefs up its counter-terror operations in the area.

Turkey, Kurdish militia clash in northern Syria: Military

The Turkish military launched artillery fire on the YPG in retaliation, destroying several targets belonging to the group.


US-backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

US-backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

A U.S.-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists` Syrian capital of Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district, they said. 

Journalist with French TV dies of wounds from Mosul blast

Robert had been operated on in Baghdad and then flown back for treatment in France overnight Thursday to Friday, but died of her wounds, the public broadcaster said in a statement.

At least three killed in Mosul suicide attacks: Officials

Suicide bombers attacked a shopping district of east Mosul that was retaken from the jihadists months ago, killing at least three people, medical and security officials said on Saturday.

472 civilians dead in month of US-led Syria strikes: Monitor

US-led coalition air strikes on two Syrian provinces targeting jihadists have killed 472 civilians over the past month, a monitor said Friday, more than double a previous 30-day toll. 

Mosul minaret destruction `deepens wounds` of Iraqis: UNESCO

Mosul minaret destruction `deepens wounds` of Iraqis: UNESCO

The destruction by jihadists of Mosul`s leaning minaret "deepens the wounds" in war-torn Iraq, UNESCO chief Irina Bokova said Thursday.

4 'jihadists' killed, 5 arrested after Mali resort attack

That attack, which killed 20 people, caused the government to instate a state of emergency which has been in place more or less ever since.

Iraq warns Mosul civilians, tells IS 'surrender or die'

Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling jihadists to "surrender or die" after launching an assault to retake the Old City.

Jihadists kill two, kidnap others in Mali army camp attack

MINUSMA began operations in 2013, providing security to and assisting Malian troops in a region which fell to jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda in March 2012.

IS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack in Jerusalem for the first time saying it fatally stabbed an Israeli policewoman outside the walled Old City. 

Terrified civilians hide from gunfire in Mosul pre-school

Iraqi forces are fighting to retake Mosul from IS, after the jihadist group overran the city in 2014, imposing its brutal rule on its inhabitants.