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Baghdadi's aide was key to his capture

Baghdadi would sometimes hold strategy talks with his commanders in moving minibuses packed with vegetables in order to avoid detection, Ismael al-Ethawi told officials after he was arrested by...

Trump confirms death of Islamic State chief Baghdadi in US raid

President Donald Trump says that elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying "like a dog," in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria.

Instructions from headquarters: New guerrilla manual of IS

After losing territory, Islamic State fighters are turning to guerrilla war - and the group's newspaper is telling them exactly how to do it.

Afghan-based IS expands, new challenge to Trump

An Islamic State offshoot based near the Afghan-Pakistan border is expanding to new areas, recruiting fighters and widening the reach of attacks in the region, members of the movement and Afghan...

East Aleppo evacuation underway

An operation to evacuate thousands of civilians and fighters from the last rebel bastion in Aleppo is under way despite an earlier attack on a medical convoy by pro-government forces.

Aleppo battle ends after years of bloodshed

Rebel resistance in the Syrian city of Aleppo ends after years of fighting and months of bitter siege and bombardment, as insurgents agree to withdraw in a ceasefire.

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

Baghdadi's aide was key to his capture

Baghdadi would sometimes hold strategy talks with his commanders in moving minibuses packed with vegetables in order to avoid detection, Ismael al-Ethawi told officials after he was arrested by...

October 27, 2019
October 27, 2019

Trump confirms death of Islamic State chief Baghdadi in US raid

President Donald Trump says that elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying "like a dog," in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria.

May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019

Instructions from headquarters: New guerrilla manual of IS

After losing territory, Islamic State fighters are turning to guerrilla war - and the group's newspaper is telling them exactly how to do it.

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Shamima won’t be allowed to enter Bangladesh: Foreign Ministry

Affirming the country’s stance of zero tolerance to terrorism and violent extremism, the government of Bangladesh states that it will not allow Shamima Begum to enter to the country.

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

US designates ‘IS-Bangladesh’ as Foreign Terrorist Organisation

The US Treasury Department has added two individuals and seven organizations including “ISIS-Bangladesh” to its sanctions list for global terrorism, it said on Tuesday.

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.

June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.

June 16, 2017
June 16, 2017

Russia claims to have killed IS leader Baghdadi

Russia's Defense Ministry says it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May.

May 2, 2017
May 2, 2017

IS attack kills 32 at Syria refugee camp

At least 32 people are killed in an Islamic State group attack near a refugee camp on the Syrian side of the border with Iraq, a monitor says.

April 8, 2017
April 8, 2017

Sweden truck attack: Man held for 'terrorist crime'

A truck ploughs into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in central Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in what the prime minister said appeared to be a...