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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

World reacts to announcement of Islamic State leader Baghdadi's death

World reacts to announcement of Islamic State leader Baghdadi's death

Baghdadi killed himself during the raid by detonating a suicide vest, Trump said in a televised address from the White House.

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

In the middle of the night amid the olive trees of northwest Syria, Abu Ahmad heard soldiers "speaking a foreign language" attack the home next door.

Islamic State leader Baghdadi killed in US forces' Syria raid

Islamic State leader Baghdadi killed in US forces' Syria raid

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died "whimpering and crying" in a raid by US special forces in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, fulfilling what he called his top national security goal.

US troops from Syria expected to go to Iraq- Pentagon chief

US troops from Syria expected to go to Iraq- Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq

Trump threatens to release IS captives at European borders

Trump threatens to release IS captives at European borders

US President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to release Islamic State prisoners at European borders if France, Germany and other countries

IS fighters hid among Afghan pine nut harvesters during US drone strike

IS fighters hid among Afghan pine nut harvesters during US drone strike

A senior US defence official in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Friday said Islamic State fighters were hiding among pine nut harvesters when a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 32 people.

Islamic state claim attack on Yemeni separatists north of Aden

Islamic state claim attack on Yemeni separatists north of Aden

Clashes erupted in southern Yemen on Friday after an explosive device targeted separatist militants, a security source said.

Rocket attack kills six in Iraq's Kirkuk

Rocket attack kills six in Iraq's Kirkuk

A rocket attack killed six people and wounded nine others overnight at a sports stadium in oil-rich Kirkuk, north of Baghdad, Iraqi security forces said Sunday.

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday.