(UPDATED) Newspapers brand the blast – one of the deadliest in Pakistan's history – a 'massacre'
(UPDATED) The explosion in the eastern city of Jalalabad also leaves at least 5 people wounded and sets a nearby gas station alight, provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani says
The military says it foiled an attempt of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters to occupy the town hall of Datu Paglas town after a 9-hour operation that included air strikes on Tuesday, July 3
A statement from the office of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi does not specify how they were executed, but death sentences in terrorism-related cases are usually carried out by hanging
Raqa International Security Forces says it had received information that terrorist groups working on behalf of ISIS have 'entered Raqa to carry out attacks against stability and security'
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(3rd UPDATE) According to Colonel Romeo Brawner, current reports indicate 5 members of the Maute-ISIS group led by Abu Dar, have been killed. The military is still verifying these reports.
(3rd UPDATE) Further dampening hopes for peace after jubilant scenes during the ceasefire over the Muslim holiday, the Taliban says they will not be extending the truce beyond Sunday night
The attack comes as President Ashraf Ghani announced an extension of the government's week-long ceasefire with the Taliban
The Taliban says 'foreign occupiers are the exception' to the 3-day ceasefire order sent to its fighters around Afghanistan
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Reports concern US State Department that the Daraa was within the boundaries of a de-escalation zone it had negotiated with Russia and Jordan last year
'Huwag mo ako interview-hin. Baka umiyak ako.' The Philippine military unveils a 'Heroes Wall' inside Marawi camp.
'Some of our military positions between Albu Kamal and Hmeimeh were hit this morning in an aggression by American coalition warplanes,' a military source says
Marawi was a 'setback' for the Maute Group and Isnilon Hapilon's faction in the Abu Sayyaf Group, but it was a 'propaganda victory' for ISIS, says Southeast Asia security expert Zachary Abuza
ISIS jihadists burn their headquarters before boarding buses with their relatives to leave the area, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says
For more than three years, residents of Raqa were subjected to IS' ultra-strict interpretation of Islamic law – particularly stringent during the holy month of Ramadan.
Moqtada Sadr faces a deeply fragmented political landscape and opposition from key player Iran
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The outcome throws open the race to become the next premier, following a parliamentary vote on Saturday, May 12, hit by record abstentions and widespread disillusionment
The complex electoral arithmetic of the Iraqi system means that the final makeup of the parliament is still far from decided
East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera confirms the deaths of 13 people with about 40 injured in the coordinated attacks
The assault comes days after suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations
The poll comes with tensions surging between key powers Iran and the United States over the nuclear deal, sparking fears of a destabilizing power struggle in Iraq
Whoever emerges as premier will face the mammoth task of rebuilding a country left shattered by the battle against ISIS
Abdelhak Khiam, director of the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations also warns that the vast Sahel region on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert has become a 'fertile ground' for jihadist groups and was 'a time bomb'
The Swiss Challenge may be scheduled next week, where other companies may 'challenge' the project design of a Chinese-led consortium. The P17.2-billion contract will be awarded by May 31, based on the government timeline.
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Reporters Without Borders calls it the most lethal single attack on the media since the fall of the Taliban
At the opening of the 32nd ASEAN Summit, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tells fellow leaders that ISIS continues to threaten the region
'With this ground-breaking operation we have punched a big hole in the capability of IS to spread propaganda online and radicalize young people in Europe,' says Europol head Rob Wainwright
(3rd UPDATE) Concerns about security grow in the lead-up to legislative elections scheduled for October 20
Mohammad Haydar Zammar has been accused of recruiting some of the September 11 Al-Qaeda hijackers who carried out attacks on Washington and New York, killing almost 3,000 people
The military says it was able to 'foil a large terrorist operation'
A provincial police chief says Qari Hekmat's death was 'a big blow' to ISIS in northern Afghanistan
(UPDATED) 'The military mission to eradicate ISIS in Syria is coming to a rapid end, with ISIS being almost completely destroyed,' the White House says
The 6 jihadists are killed in an exchange of fire as the army launched a raid against a 'very dangerous terrorist cell'
(UPDATED) Organizers secure a permit from Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra but he says he didn’t know they planned to enter the ground zero. The military says it was generally peaceful.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is asked if she was aware of any decision for the US to pull out of Syria. 'I am not, no. No,' she says.
'The [Muslim] community has been stabbed, Islam itself has been stabbed... by people who use symbols that are dear to our hearts,' says Carcassonne imam Mohamed Belmihoub
(UPDATED) At least one worshipper is killed and 8 others wounded in the attack
Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 45, was among a group of officers who rushed to the scene after the attacker stormed a supermarket and fired at shoppers and staff.
(UPDATED) Security forces kill the gunman – believed to be a Moroccan who was on a watchlist of suspected Islamic extremists – after he carried out 3 separate attacks in the medieval town of Carcassonne and nearby Trebes
The Catholic priest held hostage by the terrorist Maute Group for 116 days opens up during the launch of an initiative to help rebuild Marawi
'The Islamic State has shrunk in the physical space, but in the cyberspace, it is still very capable,' says terrorism analyst Rohan Gunaratna on Rappler Talk
Tens of thousands have taken to the roads, as Russia-backed regime fighters advance against rebels in Eastern Ghouta outside the capital and Turkey-led forces press an assault in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the use of the "dark web" by extremists and other criminals was a spiralling problem
Maria Ressa talks to terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna
Armored vehicles and artillery were used against about 50 gunmen from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) on Mindanao island on Thursday, March 8, local military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Gerry Bisana says in a report