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Seventeen children were among 36 IS family members killed in Abu Husn village of Deir Ezzor province near the Iraqi border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says
'They destroyed everything, parang ISIS ang buwang,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about the mutineers who are now members of the Magdalo party
'Australia, don't think you are away from our attacks,' reads one poster, which shows a photo of a vehicle the Melbourne attacker set alight during his November 9 attack
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of US-led air strikes since Monday, November 5, have killed 48 jihadists, including during two ISIS assaults on oilfields north of the Hajin enclave
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 14 civilians and 9 ISIS jihadists were killed Saturday, November 3, in coalition air strikes in Hajin and the nearby towns of Sousa and Al-Shaafa.
Since December 2016, jihadist attacks in Egypt have left more than 100 Christians dead
(UPDATED) 'The UN and SARC are delivering humanitarian assistance to 50,000 people in need at Rukban camp in southeast Syria,' the UN says in a statement
Fighting has killed 414 jihadists and 227 SDF fighters in total since the assault began on September 10, says the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
(UPDATED) The release of the prisoners is the first part of a deal to exchange them for at least 60 Islamic State prisoners and $27 million
Egyptian Fehmi Lassoued is also placed on the Bureau of Immigration's blacklist to prevent him from reentering the Philippines
The group are also accused of planning to bomb the NATO-led security force KFOR at two discos in the Serbian enclave of Gracanica
A number of fighters of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces dies trying to defend the camp in a battle that lasted several hours
Suspected Islamic State trainer Naeem Hussain, a 36-year-old Pakistani, makes a second failed attempt to enter the Philippines this year
Diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands, and Britain are informed of 'Iran's strong protests over their respective countries' hosting of some members of the terrorist group' behind the attack
Two suspected members of the Abu Turaifie Group are captured in the operation
'Two, 3, 4, 5 (battalions) I will send them to you. I will commit my government in the right side of history,' says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
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(UPDATED) Military chief General Carlito Galvez Jr says ISIS is the biggest security threat in the Philippines
The assailant blows up a vehicle at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Al-Qaim, one of the last towns in Iraq to be recaptured from ISIS, near the Syrian border
A US Treasury official says the June 2016 video was 'part of a propaganda campaign to attract radicals to join militant terrorist groups in Southeast Asia'
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The 'caliphate will remain, God willing,' Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi says in the recording, addressing followers in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa
This contribution is the biggest single cash injection yet for reconstruction efforts in areas formerly controlled by the jihadists
The deadly exchange of fire takes place after the authorities received information that 'terrorist elements' were hiding in the area
The factors surrounding the attack are telltale red flags that ISIS is looking to establish a more substantial base in the Philippines
There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack, but most of the recent assaults in the city have been carried out by the Islamic State group (ISIS), which has a stronghold in Nangarhar.
Air strikes by regime ally Russia on a southern jihadist holdout kill 6 civilians
Nafisa Pundog, identified by authorities as the wife of Abu Dar, has a standing warrant of arrest for allegedly possessing a blasting cap/incendiary device
(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
Rappler speaks to Southeast Asia terrorism expert Zachary Abuza about the Surabaya bombings
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