Jihad

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Paris attack ‘mastermind’ killed in Syria

An Islamic State leader with "direct" ties to the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks is among the 10 of the group's higher-ups killed in Syria and Iraq this month.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

India 'al-Qaeda' chief arrested

Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, say they have arrested two key members of the "Indian branch" of al-Qaeda.

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

California shooter messaged Facebook friends about jihad support

One of the shooters in the San Bernardino massacre, Tashfeen Malik, sent at least two private messages on Facebook to a small group of Pakistani friends in 2012 and 2014, pledging her support for Islamic jihad and saying she hoped to join the fight one day.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

David Cameron hold talks with French President

David Cameron is holding talks in Paris with French President Francois Hollande on co-operation in the fight against so-called Islamic State.

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

Brussels shutdown as manhunt continues

Terror alert led restaurants and bars to shut early amid fears of a Paris-style attack in Central Brussels. The manhunt continues for the fugitive Salah Abdeslam, who is thought to be armed with a suicide belt.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris attacks expose failures, challenges for intelligence services

France's security services are once again facing a harsh spotlight after failing to prevent the brutal attacks in Paris carried out by the Islamic State group.

November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015

Clinton urges war on IS, not Muslims

White House hopeful Hillary Clinton calls for global unity to crush the Islamic State group, as the carnage in Paris took center stage at Saturday's Democratic presidential debate.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

Kurdish forces enter IS-held Sinjar

Kurdish fighters enter Sinjar in northern Iraq, a day after launching an offensive to retake it from Islamic State (IS) militants.

August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015

France train gunman questioned over Syria links

Authorities interrogate a suspected jihadist gunman who was overpowered by passengers on a packed Amsterdam-Paris train, as officials say he had visited Syria and was known to intelligence services

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Court orders further probe into Jihad’s death

Dhaka court orders further investigation into the death of four-year-old Jihad who died after falling into a deep well last year.