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57 dead in Islamic State suicide bombing in Kabul

The death toll in a suicide bombing at a national ID distribution centre in Kabul on Sunday has climbed to at least 57. Among the dead are 22 women and eight children, with at least 119 injured in the incident.

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.

Last of IS ‘Beatles’ gang captured in Syria

Two British men believed to be members of a notorious Islamic State group (IS) cell have been seized by Syrian Kurdish fighters

Turkey ready to take ‘any steps’ against Syrian Kurdish militia

Turkey on said it was ready to take any steps necessary against a Syrian Kurdish militia to ensure the security of its borders, as speculation mounted of an imminent cross border operation.

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.

Man arrested over Melbourne ‘terror plot’

Australian police have arrested a man they allege was planning to carry out a terror attack during New Year's Eve celebrations in Melbourne.

Syria army strikes ‘kill 23’ in rebel area

At least 23 people have been killed in attacks by Syrian government troops on a rebel-held enclave on the outskirts of Damascus, a monitoring group says.