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15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco
Seven other detainees will be referred to the prosecution in the coming days.
Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.
Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands
Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.
At least 29 people, including children, shot dead at military parade in Iran
Iran has said there will be a “crushing response”.
Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter
Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers
Ashraf Ghani’s government is facing fierce criticism over an increasingly deadly insurgency.
Man pleads guilty to plotting London terror attack with aim of killing 100
Lewis Ludlow had sworn allegiance to the so-called Islamic State.
'I was kidnapped by Islamic State, sold into slavery and endured rape, torture and humiliation'
UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad writes how six of her brothers were shot and buried in irrigation ditches when Islamic State invaded the Sinjar region in northern Iraq.
UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed
The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.
Man found guilty of plotting to behead Theresa May
He pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State group.
Waterford man jailed for 2.5 years for sending money to Islamic State
26-year-old Hassan Bal admitted to unlawfully transferring €400 for use by Isis and attempting to collect money for the group.
Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.
Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing
There is also concern about the reintegration of families of deceased fighters if they return to Ireland.
Police say six members of same family responsible for suicide bombings in Indonesia
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the blasts which left 11 dead.
Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist
The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.
Texas teen arrested for plotting ISIS-inspired shopping centre mass shooting
17-year-old Matin Azizi-Yarand spent more than $1,400 (€1,170) buying weapons and tactical gear.
'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57
A wounded man in a hospital bed wept saying: “I don’t know where my daughters are. God damn the attackers!”
Iraqi women suspected of IS links being sexually exploited and refused aid
An Amnesty International report has expressed concern about how women and children are sexually exploited.
Trump to decide 'very quickly' whether to pull US troops out of war-torn Syria
Trump’s comments conflict with views of his top military advisors.
UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast
A State Department spokesperson said they were not aware of any decision to pull troops out of Syria.
'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack
The bishop of Carcassonne and Narbonne celebrated the mass to honour the four killed and three wounded.
Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack
The attacker had pledged allegiance to Islamic State.
Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question
We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.
France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets
The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.
Lab providing affordable prosthetics for people who've lost limbs fighting Islamic State
It has also benefited people born with deformities.
Two men jailed in first trial linked to 2015 Paris attacks
Jihadists massacred 130 people in the Islamic State attacks in Paris in 2015.
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.
How Europol is fighting a war online against Islamic extremists
More than 45,000 extremist messages in two years have been removed from the internet due to Europol’s intervention.
Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day
Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.
Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS
The man had claimed the council was discriminating against him on religious grounds by refusing to hold a wreath-laying ceremony.
Man charged in Paris over jihadist murder of French police couple
Mohamed Lamine Aberouz has been linked to the Islamic State extremist who claimed the June 2016 attack.
New York subway attack: Suspect came to US in 2011 and was inspired by Islamic State
The man set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body earlier today in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square.
Iraqi Prime Minister declares 'end of war against ISIS'
Iran declared victory over ISIS last month, as the jihadists clung to just a few remaining scraps of territory.
Sufi muslims in Egypt to defiantly mark prophet's birthday despite mosque massacre
It’s widely belived the sect was targeted in the brutal attack that killed 305 peoplee.
'We will respond with brutal force': Death toll of horrific Egypt mosque attack rises to 305
235 people were killed and 109 were wounded in the attack.
Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya
The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.
Civilians, especially Christians, targeted in battle between Philippine army and ISIS
The battle claimed the lives of 1,100 people.
Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria
Syrian regime forces and allied militia from Lebanon, Iraq and Iran overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again.
Australian troops train Filipino soldiers in urban warfare to combat Islamic extremists
Troops have been battling extremists in the southern city of Marawi.
'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.