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Norway jails controversial Iraqi preacher

Oslo - Norway on Wednesday provisionally jailed controversial Iraqi Kurdish fundamentalist preacher Mullah Krekar, following a conviction in Italy for "terrorist conspiracy," his lawyer told AFP.

What countries are doing to repatriate IS families

Paris - Since the fall of the Islamic State's "caliphate" in March, the international community has been torn over what to do with the families of foreign jihadists captured or killed in Syria and Iraq.

Jihadist attacks kill 17 Syria pro-regime fighters: monitor

Beirut - Attacks by two jihadist groups killed at least 17 Syrian government troops and militiamen in the northern province of Aleppo early on Saturday, a war monitor said.

Jihadists kill more than 60 regime fighters across Syria

Beirut - Jihadists have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in recent weeks.

IS hits Syria army with deadliest attacks since 'caliphate': monitor

Beirut - Islamic State group jihadists have killed 35 pro-Damascus fighters in Syria, in what a monitoring group described Saturday as their deadliest operation since the fall of the "caliphate".

Army shelling kills 22 civilians in Syria's Idlib: monitor

Beirut - Heavy bombardment by the Syrian army of the jihadist-controlled Idlib region has killed 22 civilians, a monitor said Thursday, the latest violence to theaten a seven-month-old truce.

IS jihadists kill 7 US-backed fighters in Syria

Beirut - The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed an attack on US-backed forces in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, days after their "caliphate" was declared defeated.

US-backed forces expel IS from east Syria hub

Beirut - Kurdish-led forces seized the Islamic State's main hub of Hajin Friday, a milestone in a massive and costly US-backed operation to eradicate the jihadists from eastern Syria.

US-backed forces retake IS hub in east Syria: monitor

Beirut - Kurdish-dominated forces backed by air strikes by a US-led coalition retook full control of a key jihadist hub in eastern Syria on Friday, a war monitor said.

Islamic State group claims Iran parade attack: propaganda agency

Beirut - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly shooting at a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, its propaganda agency Amaq said.

12 killed as jihadists attack village in north Mozambique

Maputo - Twelve villagers were killed and 14 wounded in an attack by suspected jihadists on a village in a gas-rich region of northern Mozambique, a local source told AFP on Friday.

IS ambush kills 21 regime fighters in southern Syria

Beirut - Islamic State jihadists have killed 12 Syrian regime fighters in an ambush as the group faces separate assaults on its last desert strongholds, a war monitor said Tuesday.

Mali's GSIM added to US 'foreign terrorist' list

Washington - The United States on Wednesday added the Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), a fusion of three Malian jihadist groups allied to Al-Qaeda, to its list of "foreign terrorist organizations.

Dutch jihadist suspect 'involved' in S.Africa kidnap: reports

Den Haag - A suspected Dutch jihadist is believed to have been involved in the deadly kidnapping of a British couple in South Africa and of contacting a top Islamic State group official, Dutch media reported Monday.

Yazidi 'ex-sex slave' trapped both in Iraq and in German exile

- A young Yazidi woman who fled to Germany but returned home to northern Iraq says she cannot escape her Islamic State group captor who held her as a sex slave for three months.

Mali's 'Highway of Death' highlights jihadist peril

Doro - "Hotspot ahead!"The curt message comes over the radio, warning troops aboard the eight-vehicle UN peacekeeping convoy to check their weapons one more time and go on maximum alert.

Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist group claims attack on UN camp at Timbuktu

Nouakchott - The main jihadist alliance in Africa's Sahel region with links to Al-Qaeda on Friday claimed an attack last weekend on the UN camp of international troops in northern Mali's historic city of Timbuktu.

Istanbul police detain 62 foreigners over alleged IS links

Istanbul - Istanbul police have detained 62 foreigners suspected of having links to the Islamic State group in overnight raids, Turkish media reported Friday.

Turkey detains 82 foreigners planning to go to Syria: report

Ankara - Turkish authorities have detained 82 foreigners in Istanbul suspected of having links to the Islamic State group and planning to go to Syria, as Turkey's crackdown against the jihadist group widens.

Timeline of major jihadist attacks in the US

Washington - New York was struck by its worst attack since September 11, 2001 when a suspect with apparent links to the Islamic State group mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path on Lower's Manhattan's West Side, killing eight.

German 'IS leader' on trial for recruiting jihadists

Celle - Notorious hate preacher Abu Walaa, suspected of being the Islamic State group's de facto leader in Germany, went on trial Tuesday accused of radicalising young men and running a jihadist network linked to the Berlin Christmas market attacker.

German 'IS leader' on trial for recruiting jihadists

Frankfurt Am Main - Notorious hate preacher Abu Walaa, described as the Islamic State group's de facto leader in Germany, goes on trial Tuesday accused of radicalising young men and running a jihadist network linked to the Berlin Christmas market attacker.

Body of Berlin attack suspect returned to Tunisia

Tunis - The body of Anis Amri, the Tunisian blamed for the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market, was repatriated to the North African country on Friday for burial.

Man held in Spain spotted at Bataclan band concert venue

Barcelona - A man held in a Spanish anti-jihadist raid was spotted in September in front of a Barcelona concert hall where the band that was playing during the Bataclan attack in Paris was due to perform, police said Wednesday.

French jihadist Kassim targeted in Mosul strike: Pentagon

Washington - French jihadist Rachid Kassim, suspected of inspiring several attacks in France, was targeted in a coalition air strike near the Iraqi city of Mosul, but his death is not yet confirmed, the Pentagon said Friday.

German teen gets 6-year term for 'IS' police stabbing

Berlin - A German court on Thursday sentenced a teenage girl to six years of juvenile detention for stabbing a police officer in an assault "to support the Islamic State group".The defendant, identified as 16-year-old Safia S.

Brussels attackers also planned kidnappings

Brussels - The jihadists behind the Paris and Brussels terror attacks had planned to kidnap well-known figures in a bid to trade them for their brethren jailed in Belgium, media outlets reported Wednesday.

Istanbul nightclub attacker 'identified as Uzbek jihadist'

Istanbul - The attacker who shot dead 39 people on New Year's night at an Istanbul nightclub has been identified as an Uzbek jihadist who belongs to the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, Turkish press reports said.

Madrid party square appears in suspected jihadists' video

Madrid - Spanish police found videos at the home of a suspected jihadist detained this week showing armed men in front of an image of a central Madrid square where thousands will celebrate New Year's Eve, judicial sources revealed Friday.

Spain detains two suspected jihadists, munitions found

Madrid - Spanish authorities said Wednesday they had arrested two suspected jihadists in Madrid and found bullets and weapon magazines while conducting raids linked to the detentions.
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