Islamic State

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life for joining IS

Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group, according a judicial source.

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

Bangladeshi youth jailed in the UK for recruiting IS militants

A Bangladeshi national, who tried to recruit IS fighters around the world from his London home, has been jailed for seven years by a court in the UK.

February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018

‘Israel foiled plane terror plot in Australia’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that intelligence provided by his country foiled a plot by the Islamic State group to bring down a plane from Australia.

February 16, 2018
February 16, 2018

Stabbings in Melbourne, Dhaka: The sisters 'acted as lone wolves'

The Bangladeshi girl arrested in Australia on charges of stabbing a man in Melbourne had been in a relationship with Najibullah Ansari, who reportedly went to Iraq and joined Islamic State,...

December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017

IS threatens to attack US

Islamic State threatens attacks on US soil in retaliation for the Trump administration’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, one of the group's social media accounts...

November 11, 2017
November 11, 2017

Putin, Trump agree to defeat IS in Syria: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in a joint statement on Syria, agreed to continue joint efforts on fighting Islamic State until it is defeated, the Kremlin says.

November 2, 2017
November 2, 2017

Uzbek man charged in NY attack said he 'felt good'

An Uzbek immigrant accused of plowing a truck down a New York City bike path, killing eight people, tells investigators he had been inspired by watching Islamic State videos and began planning the...

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017

Islamic State claims Las Vegas shooting, says attacker recent convert to Islam

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a shooting that killed at least 50 people and wounded over 400 in Las Vegas early today, and said the attacker had converted to Islam a few months ago.

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017

No evidence Las Vegas shooter tied to militant group-U.S. officials

Officials say that there are no evidence that the shooter who has killed at least 50 people in Las Vegas was tied to any international militant group, though one official says security agencies are...

July 15, 2017
July 15, 2017

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed: Pentagon

The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar province earlier this week, the Pentagon said on Friday.