IS militants

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Obama lays rose for Paris victims

US President Barack Obama has visited the scene of the Bataclan theatre attack in Paris, after arriving in the city for the UN climate change summit.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids

Belgian police have made 16 arrests in anti-terror raids but suspected Paris attacks gunman Salah Abdeslam remains at large, the authorities have said.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

IS video threatens attack on New York

The Islamic State releases a new propaganda video threatening attacks on New York City, city officials confirm today.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

IS defector explains key reason people joining the group

Despite ISIS's claims of ruling over an Islamic "caliphate" in line with Sharia law, a large number of the group's fighters joined for reasons having little to do with religion,...

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

#PrayForParis

Following one of the most devastating acts of terrorism in Paris on November 13, the world unites with mourning and prayers and expressing solidarity, particularly in the social media.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

IS influence felt in far-off Asia-Pacific

The influence of the Islamic State group extends well beyond the land it controls in Syria and Iraq, reaching recruits around the world, including the Asia-Pacific region.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

IS exploits Telegram mobile app to spread propaganda

So-called Islamic State group (IS) has shifted its propaganda distribution to the secure mobile messaging app Telegram from Twitter, where its accounts have been repeatedly shut down over the past...

October 5, 2015
October 5, 2015

Syria conflict: Turkish jets 'intercept Russian plane'

Turkish F-16 fighter jets are scrambled after a Russian warplane violates Turkey's air space on Saturday, the foreign ministry says.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Putin wins parliamentary backing for air strikes in Syria

President Vladimir Putin secures parliament's unanimous backing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, paving the way for imminent Russian military intervention in its...

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

France carries out first air strikes on IS in Syria

France claims to have carried out its first air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria following nearly three weeks of surveillance flights.