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'We owe absolutely nothing to foreign fighters who went to Syria and Iraq to fight for ISIS,' says Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod in a tweet
The Federal Prosecutor accuses Nasim A. of having gone to Syria in late 2014 to live on ISIS territory. She later married an ISIS fighter in early 2015
The foreign suspects killed in separate incidents in Sulu were ISIS terrorists working for the Abu Sayyaf's Sawadjaan faction, the military says
A senior Turkish official says the arrest could be 'an intelligence gold mine'
Philippine Army troops intercepted the 3 suspects, believed to be from the Abu Sayyaf Group, at a checkpoint in Indanan town on Tuesday afternoon
The Islamic State jihadist group also names its new leader as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi
The US Defense Department releases a grainy black-and-white footage of troops approaching on foot the high-walled compound in northwestern Syria where Baghdadi was holed up
But US President Donald Trump does not identify the person or give more detail on how he was killed
The US military basks in success after the eliminating the founder and spiritual guide of the Islamic State group, capping a years-long campaign to crush the Sunni Muslim extremist organization
In the Philippines, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death will likely have little operational impact on the recruitment and plans of terrorists, who thrive on our porous backdoor and fertile areas for agitation
The death of ISIS' top leader in the Middle East may shift extremists' attention closer to home as they try to avenge his death and assert their influence, says leading terrorism analyst Rohan Gunaratna
The killing of ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by US Special Forces may be a 'severe blow' to the terror group but ISIS-linked terrorists in the Philippines will continue to be a threat, the defense chief and the military say
Trump – threatened by a snowballing impeachment threat in Washington and stung by widespread criticism of his overall Syria policy – needs the victory to be his
(4th UPDATE) 'He died like a dog. He died like a coward. The world is now a much better place,' Trump says in a televised broadcast announcing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the world's most wanted man
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, an organization that includes former operatives from Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate, seals off the village of Barisha near the Turkish border
One woman says she fears she could be beaten up by other women in the camp who still support ISIS
(5th UPDATE) US media cites multiple government sources as saying Baghdadi may have killed himself with a suicide vest as US special operations forces descended
'If they are not forced to face off against each other, we can rely on both of them against ISIS,' US Special Representative for Syria and the anti-ISIS coalition James Jeffrey tells a US senate panel
An employee at TikTok says about 10 accounts were removed for posting the videos
'We will ensure that no ISIS (Islamic State) fighters leave northeastern Syria,' Erdogan writes in the Wall Street Journal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the operation threatens to drive large parts of the population from their homes, noting that it would also risk 'destabilization of the region and lead to a resurgence of the ISIS'
(UPDATED) Kurdish authorities have given repeated warnings that the fighting could facilitate an ISIS resurgence
The assassination attempt comes before President Joko Widodo begins his second term as leader of Indonesia, the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation
(UPDATED) The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 60,000 people have been displaced in less than a day
Lindsey Graham, a senior US Republican senator who is usually a steadfast supporter of Donald Trump, warns Turkey of 'sanctions from hell'
(UPDATED) 'I can confirm that we've taken custody of two high-value ISIS individuals from the SDF,' says a US defense official, referring to the Islamic State group and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces
Charles Lister, director of the US-based Middle East Institute, says US President Donald Trump was 'granting ISIS the gift of rebirth'
(UPDATED) Tension remains high in Shariff Saydona town in Maguindanao, with the MILF expected to send reinforcements after the clash
It is the only crossing between the two countries controlled by Syrian regime forces on one side and Iraqi federal authorities on the other
The military says Nanz Sawadjaan, nephew of ISIS' leader in the Philippines, would have become a suicide bomber if he had not been killed in a raid on Tuesday, September 10
(UPDATED) Nanz Sawadjaan, nephew of Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan, is killed in a firefight with government troops. His death is a 'great loss' to the Abu Sayyaf Group, says the military.
Along with Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan – who is said to be the leader of the Islamic State in the Philippines – a female named Almaida Marani Salvin is also included on the United States' blacklist
The blast that wounded 8 people on September 7 was the group's way of gaining attention following setbacks from battles with government forces, says Western Mindanao's military commander
As part of the US-Turkey deal to create a 'safe zone' in northern Syria, a joint operations center was set up and there will be joint patrols. Turkey hopes the patrols would start 'as soon as possible.'
The incident comes as Indonesia continues to be on high alert for attacks by local groups sympathetic to the Islamic State
Jack Letts is currently detained in Syria after being captured by Kurdish forces
In tweets, interviews, and op-ed pieces in newspapers, Americans caution against bringing home the 14,000 United States troops in Afghanistan
A woman accused in the e-mail as a terrorist says her father may have been behind it due to his disapproval of her fiancé
'The position of the Nigerian government is that the Boko Haram terrorism has been degraded and defeated. The real Boko Haram we know is defeated,' says Nigeria's presidency
5 years after the Islamic State swept across the Yazidis' hometown of Sinjar, here is what you need to know about the religious minority
Security analysts say the apparent suicide bombings in the country over the past 12 months are a worrying escalation of militancy driven by the influence of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia
(UPDATED) Investigators have also yet to determine whether any of the attackers were Filipino
The military identifies Abu Sayyaf Group leader Hatib Sawadjaan as the mastermind of the attacks. He pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
(UPDATED) ISIS claimed the bombing was the work of two suicide attackers, according to Rita Katz, the director of SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities worldwide
In her opening address to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Michelle Bachelet insists that countries must take responsibility for their nationals caught up in Syria's drawn-out war
The attack on June 5 claimed by the Islamic State group leaves dead 8 policemen southwest of El-Arish, capital of North Sinai, and 5 militants are killed in exchanges of fire that ensued
But an insurgency expert who has declined to be named says Islamic State are unlikely to have direct contact with the local fighters
Momena Shoma admits to engaging in a terrorist act after stabbing Roger Singaravelu in the neck with a kitchen knife just 8 days after arriving in Australia
A Iraqi court sentences to death two more French nationals for joining the Islamic State group, leaving all 11 Frenchmen transferred from Syria facing the gallows
It is to be the first in a larger wave of releases that aim to empty Al-Hol of its Syrian residents