US-backed forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria are removing land mines and clearing main roads in Raqqa after their commanders declared the city was under their control, a spokesman said.
The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State terror group says militants remaining in the Syrian city of Raqqa are likely to have only small arms left to fight for the sliver of land they still control.
British nationals fighting with Islamic State in Syria are a “legitimate target” for drone strikes, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said after it emerged Sally-Anne Jones, the so-called White Widow, was believed to have died in a US strike.
British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones, dubbed the White Widow, is understood to have been killed in a US drone strike.
An Islamic State fan who tried to make a bomb from fairy lights after becoming “bedroom radicalised” has been jailed for life.
Government forces have retaken the northern town of Hawija from the Islamic State group, one of the militant group’s last strongholds in Iraq, the country’s prime minister has said.
A man who fatally stabbed two women outside Marseille’s main train station had been detained for shoplifting and released the day before the attack, and used multiple fake identities in a series of previous arrests, authorities said.
An Islamic State agent tried to persuade an undercover reporter to carry out an attack on London Bridge, a year before eight were killed and dozens injured at the landmark, it has been claimed.
British troop numbers in Iraq are being bolstered as the fight to wipe out Islamic State (IS) in the country enters its final push, the Defence Secretary has announced.
Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has welcomed the Iraqi recapture of the town of Tal Afar from Islamic State.
The Islamic State news agency Aamaq has claimed the Brussels attacker who assaulted three soldiers with a knife as an IS group soldier.
Iraqi forces have reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, on the third day of a multi-pronged operation, said a military commander.
Air strikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians, according to Syrian state media and opposition activists.
Iraqi forces have made significant progress as they close in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, the US-led coalition said.
US-backed Iraqi forces have launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country's war against Islamic State.
The terror threat to Britain is increasing as Islamic State (IS) loses battles and territory in Syria and Iraq, the Security Minister has said.
Lebanon's US-backed army has launched its biggest military operation yet against Islamic State militants with a foothold along the border with Syria.
Iraqi forces are ready for their next major campaign against Islamic State extremists after the tough nine-month battle to retake the city of Mosul, senior US military leaders have said.
Thousands of people have fled an Islamic State-held town west of Mosul as Iraqi and coalition warplanes step up strikes ahead of a ground offensive to drive out the militants.
Russia's intelligence agency said it has foiled a terror plot led by militants fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria.
A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber has stabbed a police officer to death while being taken into custody in Istanbul.
Syrian rebels say they have killed 20 army soldiers in a tunnel blast in the battle for the north-eastern suburbs of Damascus.
Gunmen have stormed an office belonging to a paramedic group in Syria, killing seven of its members and stealing two vehicles and other equipment.
Turkish authorities have detained a Russian national and suspected Islamic State militant for allegedly planning a drone attack on US aircraft at Turkey's Incirlik air base.
Two men tried to smuggle an improvised explosive device on to a plane at an Australian airport last month in a plot directed by Islamic State, police have said.
A young Briton who died fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria killed himself to avoid falling hostage to Islamic State (IS) militants, an inquest heard.
An Islamic State fan will be sentenced later for trying to make an improvised bomb using fairy lights.
Iraqi intelligence officials have foiled an attempt by Islamic State to attack revered Shiite shrines and the sect's spiritual leader.
Up to 7,000 Islamic State group (IS) affiliates remain in Iraq after the fall of Mosul, where the group's leader declared the self-styled caliphate three years ago, Iraqi officials said.
US-backed Syrian fighters have captured almost half of Islamic State's de facto capital of Raqqa, but the push into the city has slowed due to stiff resistance and large amounts of explosives planted by the extremists, a spokeswoman has said.
A German teenager who ran away from home after converting to Islam has been found as Iraqi forces liberated the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State extremists.
A list of 173 suspected Islamic State fighters - possibly trained to bomb and launch suicide attacks in Europe - has been circulated by Interpol, it has been reported.