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Islamic State group claims two attacks in Syria

Islamic State claimed Tuesday a blast in a regime-held area in Syria's central province of Homs that killed at least six people

Manchester attack: UK terror threat level raised to critical

The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of "critical", meaning further attacks may be imminent

Philippine declares martial law in southern region

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday declared martial law in the southern region of Mindanao after approximately 100 Islamist militants laid seige on a city

U.S.-backed Syria militias say Tabqa, dam captured from Islamic State

U.S.-backed Syrian militias said they fully seized the town of Tabqa and Syria's largest dam from Islamic State

US to equip Kurds within Syrian military despite Turkey’s concerns

The United States has decided to provide equipment to Kurds in the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the fight against Islamic State despite staunch opposition from Turkey.

Afghanistan confirms Islamic State leader killed by special forces

The Islamic State extremist group's leader in Afghanistan was killed during an April 27 joint raid in eastern Nangarhar province, the Afghan government and US forces said Sunday in Kabul.

Islamic State claims Paris shooting, one policeman killed

A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in central Paris on Thursday night in an attack carried out days before presidential elections and quickly claimed by the Islamic State militant group.

Deadly attack near Egypt’s old monastery

One policeman has been killed and three police officers were injured by gunmen who opened fire near St Catherine's monastery in Egypt's south Sinai.

U.S. unleashes ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan

The United States dropped "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear device it has ever unleashed in combat, on a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the military said.