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US service member killed in Iraq helicopter crash

US service member killed in Iraq helicopter crash

A US service member was killed and several other people were injured when a military helicopter on a mission against Islamic State militants crashed in Iraq.

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Two knife-wielding assailants tried to enter a police station in Chechnya's Shalinsky district and attacked and wounded two police officers, investigators said.

Russia jails IS-linked teen for St Petersburg cathedral bomb plot

Russia jails IS-linked teen for St Petersburg cathedral bomb plot

A Russian court on Thursday jailed a teenaged supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group over a plot to carry out a suicide attack at Saint Petersburg's Kazan cathedral.

Iraq sentences two Europeans to life for IS membership

Iraq sentences two Europeans to life for IS membership

More than 300 people including around 100 foreigners have been sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State.

IS killed hostage from Syria's Sweida

IS killed hostage from Syria's Sweida

The Islamic State group has executed one of dozens of Druze hostages abducted from Syria's southern province of Sweida last week, a journalist in the area and a monitor said Sunday.

Teen becomes youngest woman jailed in UK for terror

Teen becomes youngest woman jailed in UK for terror

A London teenager was jailed for life on Friday for plotting a terror attack, becoming the youngest woman to be sentenced for terrorism offences in Britain.

Turkey court jails nine for life over 2015 Ankara bombing

Turkey court jails nine for life over 2015 Ankara bombing

The nine suspects were each handed 101 life sentences, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Tajikistan to create 'tourist police' after attack kills four

Tajikistan to create 'tourist police' after attack kills four

The move is a response to the attack by an armed gang on a group of seven foreign cyclists on Sunday.

IS fighters surrender in Afghanistan's north, officials say

IS fighters surrender in Afghanistan's north, officials say

More than 150 Islamic State fighters surrendered in Afghanistan on Wednesday, Afghan officials said, a move which they and the Taliban hailed as the end of the extremist group in the north of the country.

Killers of tourists in Tajikistan 'pledge allegiance' in IS video

Killers of tourists in Tajikistan 'pledge allegiance' in IS video

An armed gang attacked a group of seven foreign cyclists, killing four and injuring two, on a popular biking route in the south of the impoverished ex-Soviet nation on Sunday.

Government forces close to capturing last of southwestern Syria

Government forces close to capturing last of southwestern Syria

Government forces are on the brink of seizing the last part of southwestern Syria in insurgent hands, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday.

More than 180 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria

More than 180 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria

A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 180 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one of the jihadists' deadliest ever assaults in the country.