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US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria
A Syrian Democratic Forces field commander said his fighters were battling their way forwards this morning.
London man found guilty of encouraging jihadi terrorism through YouTube videos
Gary Staples, aged 50, created seven videos consisting of photo slideshows depicting terror incidents.
Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'
The couple, who met on a dating site, support the so-called Islamic State, a London court was told.
Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq
IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.
Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents
US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.
ISIS cyber criminal who hid USB drive in cufflinks sentenced to 8 years in prison
Samata Allah was alleged to have assisted IS in spreading its propaganda online.
350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins
Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Islamic State in the contested town of Mosul.
IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq
A Pakistani shrine was targeted, and a car bomb exploded in Baghdad today.
'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS
The US security programme dealing with IS online is beset with “incompetence, cronyism and flawed data”.
Syria's proxy war: 'The Irish government must call in the US and Russian ambassadors'
The Syrian conflict can be solved but it will be by peacemaking, not more war, writes Jim Roche.
IS recruits are more educated than you might think, according to a world study
The study aimed to identify socioeconomic traits that might explain why some are drawn to the Syria-based extremist group.
Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama
The Buddhist spiritual leader also said Europe should educate for the children of hundreds of thousands of refugees, mainly from the war-torn Middle East, to help them go home rebuild their countries.
Police use water cannon on right-wing protesters at Brussels victims' shrine
“This is our home” and “The state, Daesh accomplice,” the hooligans shouted.
Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State
IS fighters have abandoned Ramadi.
Soldier who lost leg in Iraq tells those with anti-Muslim sentiment to "get a grip"
Chris Herbert is not impressed with the recent perceived rise in Islamophobia in the western world.
'They're a death cult, we're a life cult' - Bono tells CNN the difference between Islamic State and U2
The singer also shared a song he had written about Paris.
Islamic State group says it executed Norwegian and Chinese hostages
Photos of two bodies which appeared to be those of the men featured in the English-language magazine Dabiq.
Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability
From the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East, to conflict on the fringes of Europe, it’s clear the world is entering a new age of international relations.