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Gun battle in Sri Lanka kills 15, U.S. pulls citizens out

The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said Saturday, six days after suicide bombers killed more than 250 people on the island.

US-led coalition says it has started Syria withdrawal

The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria, a spokesman said Friday.

Trump declares victory over IS in Syria, orders US troops home

The Islamic State group has been "beaten" in Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump declared Wednesday.
December 20, 2018 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

French police kill Strasbourg Christmas market gunman

The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday.
December 14, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Three Southeast Asians in IS beheading video blacklisted by US

Three Southeast Asians who appeared in a 2016 Islamic State video showing the beheading of a captive were added to the U.S. Treasury’s sanctions blacklist Friday.
August 25, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Knifeman kills mother and sister near Paris, IS claims attack

A man stabbed his mother, sister to death and seriously injured another person near Paris on Thursday before being shot dead by police.
August 24, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Multiple attacks claimed by IS on police in Chechnya

Armed assailants injured several policemen in attacks in the Russian republic of Chechnya on Monday, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility.
August 21, 2018 | 07:58 am GMT+7

Son of Islamic State leader killed in Syria's Homs: IS news channel

The leader has preivously urged followers to wage attacks against the West and to keep fighting in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.
July 04, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Five police, one inmate killed in Indonesia prison hostage taking: officials

It comes several days after the arrest of three terror suspects accused of plotting to attack a police headquarters.
May 09, 2018 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, SE Asian neighbors face threats from IS, cyber-attacks: summit

'Southeast Asia is at peace, but these threats are very real.'
April 28, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Syria promotes itself as a 'tourist' destination

Ruins of Aleppo and archaeological sites previously controlled by IS are the next destinations Assad wants the world to see.
January 21, 2018 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Gunman kills 11 in attacks on Coptic church, Christian-owned shop in Egypt

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks though it provided no evidence for the claim.
December 31, 2017 | 09:05 am GMT+7

In Jordan, Iraqi Christians dream of fresh start abroad

The Islamic State group swept across northern Iraq in 2014 and they told Christians to convert, pay tax, leave or die.
December 17, 2017 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Iraq declares final victory over Islamic State

Iraqi forces recaptured the last areas still under Islamic State control along the border with Syria, the military said.
December 10, 2017 | 08:44 am GMT+7

Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills at least 115: state media

It's one of the deadliest attacks in Egypt's recent memory.
November 24, 2017 | 08:57 pm GMT+7
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