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World - Africa
5/17/2023 10:21:53 AM
Africa’s Sahel region has become a hot spot for violent extremism, but the joint force set up in 2014 to combat groups linked to the Islamic State, al-Qaida and others has failed to stop their inroads, and a senior U.N. official warned Tuesday that without greater international support and regional cooperation the instability will expand toward West African coastal countries.

World - Region
5/11/2023 10:56:45 PM
A second Syrian police officer has died following a car bombing at a Damascus police station, the interior ministry said Thursday, a day after the blast that was claimed by Islamic State group jihadists.

World - Region
5/4/2023 7:29:35 PM
Belgian police on Thursday arrested seven people suspected of supporting the Islamic State (IS) group and plotting a "terrorist attack", prosecutors said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/2/2023 9:25:39 PM
The seeds for the Sudan crisis were sown decades ago in the post-Cold War period, writes Ahmed Mustafa

World - Region
5/1/2023 7:00:21 PM
Turkey released new details Monday about its successful operation against the Islamic State's global chief, saying he died by setting off a suicide vest to avoid being detained.

World - Region
5/1/2023 9:53:40 AM
Turkish forces have killed the leader of the Islamic State group during an operation in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said late Sunday.

World - International
4/26/2023 6:50:00 PM
The US had no role in the Taliban's killing of the mastermind of the Islamic State suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport during the US pullout in 2021, the White House said Wednesday.

World - Region
4/19/2023 6:24:06 PM
The United Nations expressed concern Wednesday over the Iraqi authorities' swift closure this week of a displacement camp that had housed more than 300 families with alleged ties to the militant Islamic State group.

World - Region
4/18/2023 11:15:12 PM
Iraq on Tuesday shut down a camp housing internally displaced Iraqis with alleged ties to the Islamic State group, the migration and displacement ministry announced.

World - Region
4/17/2023 12:32:40 PM
A US helicopter raid on Monday targeted a senior Islamic State group leader in Syria suspected of plotting attacks in Europe and the Middle East, US Central Command said.

World - Region
4/16/2023 10:22:00 PM
Suspected Islamic State group fighters killed at least 36 truffle hunters and five shepherds in Syria on Sunday, a monitor said, in the latest attacks by jihadists in the war-ravaged country.

World - Africa
4/9/2023 3:12:32 PM
Around 20 people have been killed in an attack in eastern DR Congo, with sources blaming rebels affiliated with the Islamic State jihadist group.

World - Region
4/4/2023 10:37:51 AM
The US military said Tuesday it had carried out a strike in Syria killing a senior Islamic State group official responsible for planning attacks in Europe.

World - International
3/26/2023 6:31:42 PM
The Afghan caretaker government has dismissed Washington's claim over the alleged stronger presence of Daesh, or Islamic State group (IS), in Afghanistan as utterly fabricated.

World - Region
3/24/2023 5:27:30 PM
Fourteen pro-Iran fighters were killed in US air strikes on Syria carried out in retaliation for a drone attack that killed an American and wounded six others, a war monitor said Friday.

World - Region
3/13/2023 6:51:07 PM
A total of 22 Islamic State militants, including some of the group's leaders, were killed in an operation in Iraq's western province of Anbar, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.

World - Region
3/12/2023 8:56:30 PM
The Islamic State group still has up to 500 active fighters in Iraq, a senior military official estimated Sunday in the country where jihadist cells continue to launch sporadic attacks.

World - Region
3/11/2023 6:25:53 PM
Children of foreign jihadists play football on a dirt field at a centre in northeastern Syria that Kurdish authorities hope will help rehabilitate minors raised on Islamic State group ideology.

World - Region
3/5/2023 10:17:08 PM
Syria's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned a surprise visit by the United States' top military officer to an army base in the Kurdish-held northeast, dubbing it "illegal", state media said.

World - Africa
2/25/2023 2:10:48 PM
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for killing more than 70 soldiers, wounding dozens, and taking five hostages, in an ambush on a military convoy in northern Burkina Faso.

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