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Indonesian police launch raid as Jakarta attacks linked to Islamic State

Three police officers were killed in a twin blasts set off by two attackers in the Kampung Melayu area of the Indonesian capital.

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two: police

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack but the police said there was no sign of a terrorist ...

UK parliament attacker named as British-born Khalid Masood

The attacker had once been investigated by the MI5 intelligence agency over concerns about violent extremism.
March 24, 2017 | 12:16 am GMT+7

Islamic State tunnels found beneath villages near Mosul

Iraqi counter-terrorism forces discover tunnels used by Islamic State as escape routes in Bartella and Bazwaia.
October 30, 2016 | 09:31 am GMT+7

15 years after 9/11, terror threat now 'home-grown'

"The threat persists and is in some cases more complex."
September 09, 2016 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Indonesia radio denies Singapore's radical preaching claim

"We have been preaching against people who are not practicing true Islam," said the radio station manager.
August 22, 2016 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

Singapore detains two men wanting to join IS group

Rosli bin Hamzah, 50, and Mohamed Omar bin Mahadi, 33, are being held under the Internal Security Act.
August 20, 2016 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Police find bomb-making materials for alleged Singapore attack

Detained men alleged to have links to IS militant.
August 06, 2016 | 09:45 pm GMT+7

Suicide bombs kill 36, wound close to 150 at Istanbul airport, Islamic State suspected behind

Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up in the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150, officials ...
June 29, 2016 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Islamic State claims responsibility for Orlando nightclub shooting: Albayan radio

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for the shooting that killed at least 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida, in an official broadcast on the group's ...
June 13, 2016 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

UN could start using helicopters for Syria aid drops

Helicopters could be used to deliver aid to besieged areas of Syria, the UN said Thursday, on the eve of an emergency meeting of the Security Council about the issue.
June 03, 2016 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Sweden convicts man of preparing suicide bomb attack

A 20-year-old Swede was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday for preparing to build a bomb to carry out a suicide attack, a court said.
June 02, 2016 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Islamic State said to use hundreds as human shields in Falluja: UN

Islamic State forces are reported to be holding several hundred families as "human shields" in the Iraqi city of Falluja while government forces close in, the United Nations ...
May 31, 2016 | 06:35 pm GMT+7

Islamic State may be down, but it may bounce back in unexpected ways

Many experts are now speculating that Islamic State is experiencing its death knell. 
May 30, 2016 | 06:23 pm GMT+7

Clashes between Islamic State, Syria rebels kill dozens near Turkey -monitor

Fighting between Islamic State (IS) and Syrian rebels near the Turkish border has killed dozens of people in the last two days, as IS militants keep up an offensive that has led ...
May 29, 2016 | 09:28 am GMT+7