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Afghan Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended

Afghan Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended

The first formal, nationwide ceasefire since the 2001 US invasion had been met with jubilation across the country.

Death toll in eastern Afghanistan suicide bombing climbs to 36

Death toll in eastern Afghanistan suicide bombing climbs to 36

The death toll in a suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State during a ceasefire celebration in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province has climbed to 36, an official said on Sunday.

IS suicide car bomber kills six rivals in Syria

IS suicide car bomber kills six rivals in Syria

A suicide car bomber from the Islamic State group killed at least six rival jihadists on Wednesday at a roadblock in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, a monitor said.

Air strike kills 10 civilians in northeast Syria

Air strike kills 10 civilians in northeast Syria

An air raid on a village in northeast Syria held by the Islamic State jihadist group killed at least 10 civilians including three children on Tuesday, a Britain-based monitor said.

Judge questions plan to release US detainee into Syrian war zone

Judge questions plan to release US detainee into Syrian war zone

A federal judge questioned on Friday the US military's plan to dump a US citizen alleged to have joined the Islamic State group back into the Syrian war zone, a plan his lawyers said equalled a death sentence.

IS retake parts of Syria town in major attack

IS retake parts of Syria town in major attack

The Islamic State group seized parts of a key town on the Syrian-Iraqi border Friday in a massive operation that further confirmed the jihadists remain a force on the ground.

US military operations against IS in Afghanistan to intensify

US military operations against IS in Afghanistan to intensify

The United States intends to step up military operations against Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan during a temporary ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban, senior US officials said on Friday.

UK mourns on anniversary of London Bridge attack

UK mourns on anniversary of London Bridge attack

Flowers were laid, candles lit and a religious service held at Southwark Cathedral -- the spot where three men in a van crashed after careening into crowds, before launching a stabbing spree at nearby Borough Market.

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

At least 12 civilians -- members of the same family -- have been killed in US-led coalition raids on the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, a monitor said Saturday.

Belgium charges Tunisian over 2016 Brussels bombings

Belgium charges Tunisian over 2016 Brussels bombings

A Brussels court on April 23 sentenced Ayari and Abdeslam to 20 years in prison for trying to kill police officers.

Malaysia detains 15 suspected militants for plotting attacks

Malaysia detains 15 suspected militants for plotting attacks

Malaysia has detained 15 suspected Islamist militants including a teenager and a housewife accused of plotting separate "lone wolf" attacks on places of worship around the capital, Kuala Lumpur, police said on Friday.

Militants kill one, wound five in Kabul attack on ministry

Militants kill one, wound five in Kabul attack on ministry

Both the Taliban and the Islamic State group have stepped up their attacks on Kabul, making the capital the deadliest place in the country for civilians in recent months.