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Suspected IS bomber surrenders to Libyan security forces

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A suspected Islamic State militant driving a car laden with explosives surrendered to Libyan security forces at a checkpoint rather than go...

Less than 3 000 IS fighters remain in Iraq and Syria

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The United States-led international coalition fighting Islamic State estimates fewer than 3,000 fighters belonging to the hardline Sunni militant group remain in...

First US air strikes against IS in Somalia

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The United States carried out its first air strikes against Islamic State militants in Somalia and killed "several terrorists," the US military...

Islamic State siege broken in Syrian city

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Syrian government forces reached troops besieged for years by Islamic State in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor, the militants' last major...

Libyan troops killed by suspected IS militants

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At least nine security force members loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar and two civilians were killed by suspected Islamic State militants...

Manhunt underway for Barcelona van driver who killed 13

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A manhunt was underway for the driver of a van that mowed through crowds of tourists on Barcelona's most famous avenue on...

Boko Haram wing with IS connections marks resurgence by kidnappings

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A Boko Haram faction with ties to Islamic State and responsible for kidnapping a Nigerian oil prospecting team which led to at...

Still pockets of IS resistance in Mosul Old City

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Iraqi forces still face pockets of resistance from Islamic State in Mosul's Old City four days after the prime minister declared victory....

ISS: Are ISIS returnees a risk for South Africa?

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With significant progress in the retaking of Mosul – the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) last major stronghold in Iraq...

IS suspects referred to Egyptian military court over church bombings

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Egypt referred 48 people to the country's military judiciary for suspected involvement in three deadly church bombings and accused them of joining...

Muslims told to avoid Christian gatherings in Egypt by IS leader

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Islamic State's leader in Egypt warned Muslims to stay away from Christian gatherings as well as government, military and police facilities, suggesting...

Egyptian police kill seven suspected IS militants

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Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State militants in a shoot-out as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians,...

Abducted Somalis found beheaded

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Three of five people abducted by Islamic State-affiliated fighters in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland were found beheaded on Wednesday, a government...

IS women bombers attack Libyan forces

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Several women blew themselves up on Friday in suicide attacks that killed four Libyan soldiers who had granted them safe passage to...

US expects IS to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight

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The United States expects Islamic State to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city...

US air strikes easing advance against IS in Sirtre

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US air strikes are easing the passage of Libyan forces as they seek to clear Islamic State from the militant group's former...

US warplanes launch bombing attacks on IS in Libya

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US planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the UN-backed government's request to help push the militants from...

Air strikes force IS to halve fighters’ pay – Glaser

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The Islamic State (IS) militant group has been forced to cut its fighters' pay by up to 50 percent because U.S.-led air...

US 2010 QDR strikes right balance for military: Pentagon

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The Pentagon's military leaders say the 2010 Quadrennial Defence Review, the US' four-yearly military policy update, strikes the right balance between...

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