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Dozens killed as gunmen attack Afghan political rally

Dozens killed as gunmen attack Afghan political rally

Dozens of people were killed when gunmen opened fire at a political rally in Kabul on Friday, in the deadliest assault in Afghanistan since the US signed a withdrawal deal with the Taliban.

Indonesia says won't repatriate hundreds of IS recruits

Indonesia says won't repatriate hundreds of IS recruits

Indonesia has said it will not bring home nearly 700 hundred nationals who joined the Islamic State group in the Middle East over security fears, but added it would still consider repatriating young children.

Britain to toughen terrorism rules after London attack

Britain to toughen terrorism rules after London attack

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out tougher rules on releasing people convicted of terrorism offences after an Islamist attacker injured two people

Seven Nigerian troops killed in militant attack

Seven Nigerian troops killed in militant attack

Seven soldiers were killed on Tuesday when Islamic State-affiliated militants attacked a military position in northeastern Nigeria, two military sources told AFP.

Tunisia condemns 8 to death for presidential guard attack

Tunisia condemns 8 to death for presidential guard attack

A Tunisian court on Friday sentenced eight people to death in a trial for a 2015 attack on a presidential guard bus that killed 12.

Syria Kurds say repatriated US child, German and children

Syria Kurds say repatriated US child, German and children

Syria's Kurds have handed over an American toddler and three German children and their mother to their respective governments

Dutch gov't wins appeal against IS children repatriation

Dutch gov't wins appeal against IS children repatriation

The Dutch appeals court on Friday overturned a ruling saying the government must help repatriate the children of women who joined the Islamic State group in Syria.

Afghanistan's president claims victory over Islamic State

Afghanistan's president claims victory over Islamic State

Security forces have ‘obliterated’ Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday, hours after a prisoner swap with Taliban insurgents raised hopes of a lull in violence in the country.

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to IS-inspired group

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to IS-inspired group

Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead two suspected bomb makers during a raid on the weekend and arrested more than a dozen as authorities linked a suicide bombing last week

Deported IS fighter stranded between Turkey, Greece border

Deported IS fighter stranded between Turkey, Greece border

An Islamic State fighter deported by Turkey is stranded in a buffer zone between the Greece and Turkish borders, the private DHA news agency reports.

Four tourists among 6 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Four tourists among 6 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Six people, including four tourists, were wounded in a knife attack in Jordan on Wednesday, a security spokesman said, adding that the assailant had been apprehended.

Baghdadi given burial at sea, afforded religious rites, says US

Baghdadi given burial at sea, afforded religious rites, says US

The United States has given the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom