Egypt's air force killed a large number of militants responsible for a deadly attack on a police convoy 10 days ago, the military said on Tuesday following an air raid on the militant's base.
The Rapid Action Battalion police unit said Sabbir Emam plotted with senior extremists from Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh to crash a plane into the homes of politicians or to take passengers hostage.
Alice Wells said Pakistan's long-standing relationships with militant organisations was a threat to its own stability.
Philippine troops were locked in an intense urban firefight on Sunday with the last remnants of a pro-Islamic state alliance, as the army sought to declare an end to the country's biggest internal security crisis in years.
Two separate suicide and gun attacks on police and soldiers in Afghanistan left at least 71 dead and nearly 170 wounded Tuesday in the latest devastating assaults on beleaguered security forces.
Duterte led rain-soaked soldiers in celebrations in Marawi, a day after the military announced the death of the head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, Isnilon Hapilon, in a gunbattle in the city
The army previously set a target of Sunday to end the fighting in Marawi, which it said has killed more than 1,000 people.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's remarks come weeks after President Donald Trump lambasted Pakistan during a speech outlining US policy on Afghanistan.
Muscat has secured the release of an Indian priest who was abducted last year during a deadly attack by militants in Yemen, Oman's official news agency said on Tuesday.
More than a quarter of a million Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since fighting first broke out last October, plunging Bangladesh into the middle of a major humanitarian catastrophe.