Local security forces in Syria's northern city of Raqqa announced a two-day curfew starting Sunday in response to intelligence on potential attacks by the Islamic State group.
The ruling comes as Indonesia struggles to rein in a rising tide of homegrown militancy, inspired in part by the extremist group Islamic State.
An extremist who plotted a suicide attack on British Prime Minister Theresa May wanted to decapitate her in a bomb and knife assault, a court heard Tuesday.
Seven shepherds and farmers have been found murdered after the Islamic State jihadist group kidnapped dozens of people in the desert region of central Iraq, a local official said Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.