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Iraq condemns 15 Turkish women to death for belonging to IS

Iraq condemns 15 Turkish women to death for belonging to IS

An Iraqi criminal court on Sunday sentenced to death 15 Turkish women after finding them guilty of belonging to the Islamic State group, a judicial official said.

France has foiled two attacks this year - minister

France has foiled two attacks this year - minister

One of two would-be attackers arrested in January had planned to hit a "major sporting facility", Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said.

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Authorities in Podgorica have not released any theories as to the motive for the attack in the country which recently joined Nato despite opposition from some of the population.

Stockholm truck attacker says aim was to stop attacks on IS

Stockholm truck attacker says aim was to stop attacks on IS

Rakhmat Akilov, the man charged with a deadly truck attack in Stockholm last year that claimed five lives, said Tuesday that his motive was to force Sweden to stop supporting the fight against Islamic State.

Philippine rebel chief warns of another Marawi

Philippine rebel chief warns of another Marawi

Murad Ebrahim has billed his Moro Islamic Liberation Front, which has made peace with the government, as a rival to IS for the hearts and minds of angry young Muslims in the south of the nation.

Iraqi court sentences Turkish woman to death for joining IS

Iraqi court sentences Turkish woman to death for joining IS

Ten other women of various nationalities were sentenced to life in prison, he said. All the verdicts can be appealed.

Iraq court convicts IS foreign widows

Iraq court convicts IS foreign widows

A court in the Iraqi capital on Sunday sentenced to death a Turkish woman and 11 other foreign widows to life in jail for belonging to the Islamic State group.

$30bn pledged for Iraq reconstruction: Kuwait FM

$30bn pledged for Iraq reconstruction: Kuwait FM

Baghdad says it needs nearly $90bn to rebuild after a three-year war with the Islamic State group that devastated homes, schools, hospitals and economic infrastructure.

US urges help for Iraq, extends $3bn credit line

US urges help for Iraq, extends $3bn credit line

The United States leads the coalition and hopes that after a three-year fight to defeat the militants it can count in large part on Gulf allies to shoulder the burden of rebuilding Iraq.

Al Qaeda trying to regroup in Tunisia after Islamic State setbacks

Al Qaeda trying to regroup in Tunisia after Islamic State setbacks

The killing of a senior Algerian militant by special forces soon after he slipped into Tunisia has raised concern that al Qaeda is trying to regroup in the North African state as rival Islamic State has suffered major setbacks, security sources say.

Surviving suspect in 2015 Paris attacks refuses to answer court

Surviving suspect in 2015 Paris attacks refuses to answer court

The prime surviving suspect in the Islamic State attacks in Paris that killed 130 people refused to answer questions when his trial for a later shooting incident opened on Monday in Belgium.

Chinese shipping employee shot dead in Karachi

Chinese shipping employee shot dead in Karachi

While there was no claim of responsibility and the motive was not immediately clear, China in December warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for imminent attacks on Chinese targets there.