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US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'
Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.
MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'
The UK has suffered five terror attacks since the start of this year.
US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'
Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.
Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.
Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall
The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.
Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.
Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides
The women were captured along with 800 children.
Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments
Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.
Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq
IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.
Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter
Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.
Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism
The judge said it was not clear why the Minister for Justice concluded that the man was not at risk of being tortured if deported.
A teenage girl suspected of leaving Germany to become an 'Isis bride' has been arrested in Iraq
Linda W. disappeared last year after apparently making contact with IS members.
US general says he hopes ISIS leader is 'deader than a doornail' but cannot confirm death
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it received information from top IS leaders confirming his death.
Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus
It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.
'You will be held accountable Trump': ISIS sympathisers hack US government websites
The messages were written in gold lettering against a black backdrop.
Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines
These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.
Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State
Russia carried out an attack on a meeting of IS leaders.
British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years
The 24-year-old pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey last month.
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.
Secret dates and private school lessons: how Syria's Raqa resisted years of IS rule
IS replaced the traditional curriculum in schools, it taught children how to carry out suicide attacks and boasted about the “virgins” with which the attacker could be rewarded.
Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city
“When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything, including lives.”
'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege
Yacqub Khayre killed one person, and took another hostage in the attack.
Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS
Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.
Fear, confusion and rotting corpses: Inside the Philippine city besieged by IS-linked militants
Government forces have told the militants to surrender.
IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children
There are fears for those trapped in the city of Marawi.
More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo
The attack came after church bombings in December and April that killed dozens of Coptic Christians.
'Stay indoors': Clashes break out on streets between Islamic militants and Philippines police
Residents have been told to stay indoors.
US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters
Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.
Donald Trump 'wasn't aware' where intelligence he passed to the Russians came from
Trump’s national security advisor has attempted to defend the president.
Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians
The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.
ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens
Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.
Garda Special Detective Unit carrying out surveillance operations on suspected ISIS threats
Officers are aware of a number of business fronts they suspect are laundering money for Islamic State jihadists.
FBI translator married Islamic State fighter she was hired to spy on
According to CNN, he was Denis Cuspert, a notorious ex-rapper.
Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners
These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.
Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack
The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.
US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack
The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.
Suspect wanted in wake of Paris shooting hands himself in to Belgian police
The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which has occurred just days before a crucial French presidential election.
State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.
US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'
Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.
Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack
Britain will not raise its terror threat level after the attack.