jihadists

IS advance near Turkish border, civilians trapped

Islamic State fighters capture territory from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border and inch closer to a town on a supply route for foreign-backed insurgents fighting the jihadists, a monitoring group said.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

3,000 fighters surrender

US-backed forces said yesterday the Islamic State group was living its "final moments" after thunderous shelling on its last scrap of land in eastern Syria prompted 3,000 jihadists to surrender.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

IS advance near Turkish border, civilians trapped

Islamic State fighters capture territory from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border and inch closer to a town on a supply route for foreign-backed insurgents fighting the jihadists, a monitoring group said.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

28 jihadists killed in Tunisia after Libya attack

Tunisian forces kill 28 jihadists who attacked police and army posts near the Libyan border in a new spillover of violence that also saw four civilians killed.

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

Pentagon boosts cyber war against IS group

The Pentagon is expanding its cyber war against Islamic State computer networks, senior defense officials say as they claimed to have seized the momentum in the 18-month-old fight against the jihadists.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

How to fight jihadi terrorism

The hysterical anti-Muslim reaction to terrorism is generating fear and resentment among Muslims living in Europe and America. The older generation reacts with fear, the younger one with resentment;

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Tunisia declares state of emergency

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declares a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Hotel attacks: Mali declares 10-day state of emergency

Gun-toting jihadists took more than 100 people hostage for around nine hours at a top hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, in an attack claimed by an al-Qaeda affiliate that left at least 27 people dead.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Egypt plane crash: IS claim rejected

An investigation is under way after a Russian airliner crashed in Sinai, killing all 224 people on board.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Cameron facing IS drone strike questions

David Cameron is facing questions over the decision to carry out a drone strike in Syria which killed two British Islamic State jihadists.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

Jihadists' slave markets sell girls at any price: UN envoy

Teenage girls abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets "for as little as a pack of cigarettes," the UN envoy on sexual violence said Monday.