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IS confirms Baghdadi death, names Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi new leader

Islamic State (IS) confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and named Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurashi as his successor

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: IS leader ‘dead after US raid’ in Syria

The fugitive leader of the Islamic State (IS) group killed himself during a US military operation in north-west Syria, President Donald Trump has said.

16 Daesh-linked individuals arrested

16 individuals suspected to be involved in Daesh related activities were arrested by the Bukit Aman Special Branch in an operation which started on 10 August until yesterday.

Iraq to rebuild ancient al-Nuri Mosque destroyed in war against IS

Iraq is set to rebuild Mosul's al-Nuri Mosque, an ancient site co-opted by Islamic State in 2014 when its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made a rare public appearance there to proclaim a self-styled caliphate.

Russia Dagestan shooting: Five women killed in attack on churchgoers

Five women have been killed in a shooting at a Christian church in Russia's volatile republic of Dagestan.

Paris attacks trial: ‘Daesh landlord’ in the dock

The first trial stemming from the November 2015 Paris terror attacks opened with suspect Jawad Bendaoud in the dock, accused of harbouring two of the jihadists in the aftermath of the carnage.

More than 40 dead in IS-claimed attack targeting Shiites in Kabul

More than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide blast targeting Shiites in Kabul with chaotic scenes at the city's hospitals as anguished families sought loved ones.

Australia ends strikes in Iraq and Syria

Australia has said it will stop conducting air strikes against so-called Islamic State (IS) group targets in Iraq and Syria.

Eight killed in suicide attack on Pakistan church claimed by IS

At least eight people were killed and more than 30 others wounded when IS suicide bombers attacked a church one week before Christmas in south-western Pakistan.

New York bombing suspect Akayed Ullah warned Trump on Facebook

The man who faces terror charges over Monday's bus terminal bombing in New York posted a warning to President Donald trump just before the attack.