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Iraqi army storms edge of IS-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdad

Iraqi army storms edge of IS-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdad

Iraqi forces thrust into the city of Fallujah from three directions on Monday marking a new and perilous urban phase in the week-old operation to retake the jihadist bastion.

Saudi police shoot dead suspected jihadist

Saudi police shoot dead suspected jihadist

Saudi security forces on Monday shot dead a suspected jihadist in the western province of Taif a day after a policeman was killed in a shootout, the interior ministry said.

Libya unity government vows to end jihadist 'scourge'

Libya unity government vows to end jihadist 'scourge'

The head of Libya's unity government has announced plans for a concerted campaign to drive the Islamic State group out of the North African country, but without foreign intervention.

Brussels airport to take 'months' to reopen fully after bombings

Brussels airport to take 'months' to reopen fully after bombings

Bomb-damaged Brussels airport held a drill for a partial restart on Tuesday but warned it could take months to reopen fully.

Algerian security forces kill 12 jihadists in a week

Algerian security forces kill 12 jihadists in a week

Algerian troops killed a jihadist east of the capital, the defence ministry said, bringing to 12 the number of gunmen killed by security forces in a week.

Syria army edges forward in jihadist-held Palmyra

Syria army edges forward in jihadist-held Palmyra

Syrian troops backed by Russian ground and air forces on Saturday pushed deeper into the Islamic State group stronghold of Palmyra, as Washington considered boosting its anti-jihadist fight in neighbouring Iraq.

Jihadist attack kills six soldiers in western Iraq

Jihadist attack kills six soldiers in western Iraq

Jihadist fighters killed at least six soldiers in western Iraq in an attack Monday that began with five suicide bombers driving explosives-laden vehicles into a checkpoint, officials said.

German police arrest doctor suspected of recruiting for IS

German police arrest doctor suspected of recruiting for IS

German police on Thursday arrested a doctor suspected of having recruited a man of limited mental capacity to fight for the Islamic State organisation in Iraq.

Aden army commander survives Yemen bombing

Aden army commander survives Yemen bombing

The pro-government army commander of Yemen's Aden survived a car bombing in the second city that left one of his bodyguards dead.