Libya sentences ISIS jihadists to death
A Libyan court sentenced 23 people to death and another 14 to life in prison on Monday for their role in a deadly Islamic State militant campaign that included beheading a group of Egyptian Christians and seizing the city of Sirte in 201...
Mali protesters demand exit of UN peacekeepers
Protesters have gathered in Mali's capital Bamako to demonstrate against the UN peacekeeping mission there. They have accused the troops of failing to bring peace. The security situation has worsened, with tens of thousands of people for...
Film explores teens' decision to join ISIS
How do two girls go from being typical teenagers, kissing boys, dying their hair blue… to joining the Islamic State (IS) group? "Four Daughters", which premiered at the 76th Cannes Film Festival, explores the true story of how a mother c...
Australian doctor freed from captivity in West Africa
An 88-year-old Australian doctor, Kenneth Elliott, has been freed from seven years' captivity in West Africa, the Australian government said Friday (May 19). Elliott and his wife were abducted by Al Qaeda-linked jihadists in Burkina Faso...
Israel, Palestinian Islamic Jihad agree to truce
Palestinians took to the streets in Gaza City on Saturday (May 13) as a ceasefire between Israel and the militant Islamic Jihad went into effect, signaling an end to the worst episode of cross-border fire since a 10-day war in 2021.
Israel strikes kill senior Gaza commanders
Israel killed two senior Islamic Jihad commanders in Gaza strikes on Thursday, pressing an operation that has cost more than two dozen lives including Palestinian women and children, and been met with hundreds of rockets fired from the e...
Israel targets Islamic Jihad with missiles in Gaza
There has been a third day of bloodshed, mourning and intense fighting as the Israeli air force targeted leaders of Islamic Jihad in their homes while Palestinians responded with rocket barrages.
Ten civilians killed in Gaza as fighting ramps up
Although there was talk of a ceasefire, hopes have faded amid Israeli airstrikes and rocket attacks by Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian militant group. It's the worst fighting in the region since earlier this year.
Islamic jihad commander killed in Israeli raid
An Israeli air strike on Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip has killed the head of the rocket unit in the Islamic Jihad group. Ali Ghali was known as a senior figure in the movement’s military council who had survived a previous attempt on hi...
Israel hits Gaza targets, sirens in Tel Aviv
Israel's air force hit Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza for a second day on Wednesday (May 10) and Palestinian militants in the enclave began launching rockets across the border, setting off sirens and sending residents to shelter as far aw...
Israel hits Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza
Israel's air force hit Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza for a second day and Palestinian militants in the enclave began launching rockets across the border. Sirens sounded and people - including these beachgoers in Tel Aviv - were sent runn...
France labels Wagner Group a 'terrorist organisation'
The French parliament adopted a resolution Tuesday calling on the European Union to formally label Russian mercenary force Wagner a "terrorist group". The resolution, which is non-binding and symbolic, passed with unanimous support acros...
Several killed, injured in Tunisia synagogue shooting
Two worshippers participating in an annual Jewish pilgrimage to a renowned Tunisian synagogue and two members of the security services were shot dead Tuesday in an attack carried out by a police officer, the interior ministry said.
Two Palestinians killed by Israeli air attack
Two Palestinians were killed in an Israeli air attack on a car on the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian ambulance paramedics. The strike on Tuesday took place only hours after Israel carried out a series of attacks on the blockaded te...
Virginia man arrested for ISIS involvement
New details have emerged about an FBI raid in Northern Virginia that was caught on camera. The man that was arrested is accused of sending money to support ISIS.
Drone hits Kremlin in 'assassination attempt'
Russia has accused Ukraine of attempting an overnight drone attack on the Kremlin with the aim of killing President Vladimir Putin. The allegation was made on Wednesday by the Russian government and reported by several state news agencie...
Taliban kill Kabul airport attack 'mastermind'
The Taliban have killed an Islamic State militant who was the "mastermind" behind a suicide attack at Kabul's international airport in 2021 that killed 13 U.S. troops and scores of civilians during the United States' chaotic evacuation f...
Taliban kills mastermind of Kabul suicide bombing
A ground assault by the Taliban killed the Islamic State militant who spearheaded the August 2021 suicide bombing at the Kabul airport that left 13 U.S. troops and about 170 Afghans dead during the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanista...
Israel mobilises army reserves after attacks
At least three people were killed and five injured in separate attacks on Friday, as tensions soared from days of fighting at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site.
Trial into 1980 Paris bombing underway
43 years later, the lone suspect in the 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue is going on trial. A Lebanese-Canadian academic named Hassan Dian stands accused of the attack, but he lives in Ottawa and will be tried in absentia.
Prominent Russian blogger killed in café blast
A leading Russian military blogger who supported the invasion of Ukraine has been killed in a bomb attack on a café in central St Petersburg. Vladlen Tatarsky - whose real name was Maxim Fomin - was a member of a blogging group known as ...
War blogger killed in Russian blast
Russian media say a prominent military blogger Vladlen Tatarsky was killed and 16 injured in an explosion at a cafe in the city of Saint Petersburg on Sunday. Tatarsky, whose real name was Maxim Fomin, had more than 560,000 followers on ...
Hotel Rwanda hero returns to U.S after release
The man who inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda" has arrived in the United States, after being released from prison in Rwanda last week. The film celebrated Paul Rusesabagina as a hero for sheltering hundreds of people at a hotel he managed ...
Plot to attack Jewish restaurant thwarted
Police in the Greek capital also believe possible attacks on other Jewish targets that could have resulted in multiple civilian casualties were also planned.
Authorities investigate possible Lison terror attack
A man wielding a large knife killed two women and injured several other people at an Ismaili Muslim centre in Lisbon, Portugal. Authorities are investigating whether the incident is terroris
Myanmar vows to deal with Opposition 'terrorists'
Myanmar’s coup leader Min Aung Hlaing has pledged to deal decisively with “terrorists” fighting against his rule as the military put on an annual show of strength for Armed Forces Day. The senior general delivered his remarks on Monday a...
Hotel Rwanda hero set to be released
Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed as a hero in the Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda and was serving a 25-year sentence in Rwanda on “terrorism” charges, has had his sentence commuted by presidential order.
Colombia orders military operations against rebels
Colombia's President Gustavo Petro has ordered the military to conduct operations against one of the country's biggest armed groups. Fighters are accused of targeting security officials and of being behind an ongoing miners' strike.
U.N. calls for peace ahead of Ramadan
Against the backdrop of Israeli-Palestinian tensions, Ramadan has often been a period of heightened conflict. Now the UN is calling for peace, with a focus on the War in Ukraine and heightened tensions on the West Bank.