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Seven rescue workers killed in jihadist-held Syria town

Seven rescue workers killed in jihadist-held Syria town

Unidentified assailants shot dead seven members of Syria's White Helmets rescue service early Saturday during a raid on their base in a jihadist-held northwestern town, the group said.

Kuwait quizzes IS suspect deported from Philippines

Kuwait quizzes IS suspect deported from Philippines

Kuwait was set to begin questioning on Tuesday of a suspected Islamic State group jihadist deported from the Philippines as it remanded four relatives in custody, the emirate's media reported.

Sweden observes minute's silence for attack victims

Sweden observes minute's silence for attack victims

Sweden on Monday observed a minute of silence for the victims of last week's truck attack by an Uzbek man whom police believe is a jihadist sympathiser.

Italy identifies prison 'jihadist recruiter'

Italy identifies prison 'jihadist recruiter'

Italian authorities said on Tuesday they had identified an alleged jihadist recruiter operating in prison, two weeks after it emerged suspected Berlin truck bomber Anis Amri may have been radicalised in a Sicilian jail.

German police detain five 'IS recruiters'

German police detain five 'IS recruiters'

German police on Tuesday arrested five men suspected of links to the Islamic State group, who allegedly sought to recruit fighters for the jihadists.

100 civilians dead in Turkey-backed Syria op

100 civilians dead in Turkey-backed Syria op

Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in a two-month offensive by Turkey and allied rebels in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday.

Teen girl stands trial for 'IS' police stabbing in Germany

Teen girl stands trial for 'IS' police stabbing in Germany

A teenage girl went on trial in Germany Thursday for stabbing a police officer, an assault allegedly ‘ordered’ by the Islamic State organisation but which was not claimed by the jihadist group.

Malian jihadist begs forgiveness for Timbuktu attacks

Malian jihadist begs forgiveness for Timbuktu attacks

A Malian jihadist sought forgiveness as he pleaded guilty Monday to the 2012 attacks on the fabled city of Timbuktu, and urged Muslims not to follow such ‘evil’ ways at his unprecedented war crimes trial.

German rapper who joined IS not killed in Syria: Pentagon

German rapper who joined IS not killed in Syria: Pentagon

A German rapper who became an Islamic State jihadist apparently survived an October air strike in Syria that the US military previously claimed had killed him, the Pentagon has acknowledged.

Second France church attacker formally identified

Second France church attacker formally identified

The second jihadist involved in a French church attack had tried to travel to Syria, prosecutors said on Thursday as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack.

Clashes rock Syria's Manbij as IS ignores ultimatum

Clashes rock Syria's Manbij as IS ignores ultimatum

Islamic State group militants clashed on Saturday with US-backed fighters in the Syrian town of Manbij, pursuing their fierce defence of the jihadist stronghold and ignoring a deadline to leave.

French police probing new Charlie Hebdo threats

French police probing new Charlie Hebdo threats

French police are probing new threats against satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the target of a jihadist attack in January 2015 that left 12 dead, a legal source said Wednesday.