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This year
IS leader responsible for planning Europe attacks killed in air strike, US military says
US Central Command said the strike on Monday killed senior Islamic State leader Khalid Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri.
UK Home Secretary challenges tribunal ruling over ex-soldier Lisa Smith who joined IS
Smith’s lawyers argue that she is entitled to be treated as a British citizen under the European Convention on Human Rights.
Last year
British ‘Beatle’ terrorist given life sentence over deaths of US hostages
Alexanda Kotey was one of four so-called Islamic State militants nicknamed The Beatles by their captives due to their British accents.
Islamic State 'Beatle' found guilty for role in US hostage deaths
The jury deliberated for four hours before finding El Shafee Elsheikh guilty on all counts.
Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity
El Shafee Elsheikh, 33, is accused of involvement in the murders of two American journalists and two aid workers.
Kurdish forces retake Syrian prison six days after it was seized by IS
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighting in and around Ghwayran prison since it was taken last week has killed 181 people.
All time
IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people
The attack killed at least 41 people and injured scores more.
Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
Shamima Begum had her British citizenship revoked and now cannot return to fight her case.
Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says
Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.
British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody
The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.
Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects
Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.
15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house
The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.
British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government
The family of Shamima Begum have said they are disappointed with the Home Office’s decision.
US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria
A Syrian Democratic Forces field commander said his fighters were battling their way forwards this morning.
Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.
UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed
The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.
Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.
Police say six members of same family responsible for suicide bombings in Indonesia
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the blasts which left 11 dead.
Notorious British IS fighters nicknamed the 'Beatles' captured by Kurdish forces - reports
Violence flared in eastern Syria where the US-led coalition said it killed pro-regime fighters to fend off an attack on its Kurdish allies.
German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.
Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people
Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.
Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS
The man had claimed the council was discriminating against him on religious grounds by refusing to hold a wreath-laying ceremony.
Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria
Syrian regime forces and allied militia from Lebanon, Iraq and Iran overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again.
'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.
US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'
Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.
Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.
Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.
British man found guilty after showing child graphic IS beheading video
The pharmacist from Leicester, who will be sentenced today, also taught two children how to fight and to throw a knife.
Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq
IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.
Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter
Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.
'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul
IS-controlled areas in west Mosul became more and more crowded with civilians.
Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State
Russia carried out an attack on a meeting of IS leaders.
Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city
“When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything, including lives.”
ISIS 'claims responsibility' after gunfire reported at casino complex in Philippine capital
No fatalities have been reported so far.
Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS
Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.
Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians
The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.
ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens
Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.
Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot
Two men were arrested just days before the first round of France’s presidential election.
Massive US bomb 'killed 36 ISIS fighters and destroyed tunnel network'
The Afghan presidential palace said precautions were taken to avoid civilian casualties.
State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.