Islamist militancy

October 7, 2017
October 7, 2017

Russia says kills 180 jihadists, mercenaries in Syria

Some 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow says.

August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016

Don’t appear for any ‘militants’, Anisul to lawyers

Law Minister Anisul Huq urges the lawyers not to appear before any court on behalf of the militants in any case filed against them.

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

Man held in Singapore for promoting violence, radicalism, and IS

A Singaporean who actively spread radical ideology online and helped radicalise at least two other citizens is detained under the Internal Security Act in Singapore.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

'IS behind' deadly Iraq car bombing

So-called Islamic State says it carried out a car bombing that killed at least 17 people in the central Iraqi town of Khalis.

July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016

Germany fears more 'lone wolf' attacks after train rampage

Germany is likely to face more Islamist attacks, its interior minister says.

July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016

Indonesia 'kills most wanted militant'

Indonesian police say they believe they have killed Santoso, the country's most wanted militant, in a jungle gun battle in Central Sulawesi.

July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016

IS claims first Germany attack with train axe assault

The Islamic State group claims responsibility for its first attack in Germany, an axe and knife assault on a train carried out by a 17-year-old Afghan refugee.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Nice attack premeditated, assailant attracted to radical Islam- prosecutor

The man who killed 84 people in Nice had planned his attack in the days prior to Bastille Day and had recently developed an interest in radical Islam, the Paris prosecutor says.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

French PM booed at Nice commemoration

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is booed as he attends a minute's silence in Nice, where an attacker in a lorry killed 84 people.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

Nice lorry attacker 'researched route'

The Tunisian man who carried out the lorry attack in the French city of Nice researched his route in the days beforehand, French media reports say.