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Libyan forces kill 10 IS fighters fleeing Sirte

Libyan forces kill 10 IS fighters fleeing Sirte

Libyan pro-government forces killed at least 10 Islamic State group jihadists as they attempted to flee their besieged stronghold of Sirte, the country's unity government said Sunday.

Libya forces push into last IS-held areas of Sirte

Libya forces push into last IS-held areas of Sirte

Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government pushed Sunday into the last areas of Sirte held by the Islamic State group in what was the jihadists' coastal stronghold, a spokesman said.

Kuwait arrests govt staffer promoting IS online

Kuwait arrests govt staffer promoting IS online

Kuwaiti police have arrested a government employee accused of spreading the Islamic State jihadist group's ideology online, the interior ministry said.

Iran condemns Kabul twin blasts, urges unity

Iran condemns Kabul twin blasts, urges unity

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned twin bomb attacks by the Islamic State group that ripped through crowds of minority Shia Hazaras in the Afghan capital, killing at least 80.

US-backed Syrian force gives Islamic State 48 hours to leave Manbij

US-backed Syrian force gives Islamic State 48 hours to leave Manbij

A US-backed force fighting to drive Islamic State out of Manbij said on Thursday it was giving the jihadist group 48 hours to pull out of the surrounded northern Syrian city.

Trap tightens on civilians as battles rage in Iraq's Fallujah

Trap tightens on civilians as battles rage in Iraq's Fallujah

The Islamic State group battled Iraqi forces and held civilians hostage Wednesday to defend its bastion of Fallujah, where three weeks of fighting has forced tens of thousands from their homes.

Young Arabs say IS biggest regional challenge: poll

Young Arabs say IS biggest regional challenge: poll

Young Arab people see the rise of the Islamic State group as "the single biggest challenge" in the region, a survey published Tuesday said, with respondents prioritising stability over democracy.

Army seizes key IS bastion in central Syria: state TV

Army seizes key IS bastion in central Syria: state TV

Syrian troops on Sunday seized the key Islamic State group bastion of Al-Qaryatain, dealing the jihadists a new blow in the country's centre a week after expelling them from Palmyra, state television said.

US says prepared for military solution against Islamic State in Syria

US says prepared for military solution against Islamic State in Syria

US Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday that the United States and Turkey were prepared for a military solution against Islamic State in Syria if a political settlement was not possible, amid uncertainty over scheduled peace talks.