Islamic State's rise in Afghanistan
The Islamic State group, or Daesh as it is known in Afghanistan, has killed hundreds of people in multiple attacks across the country since it first emerged in the region in 2014.
Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 13
The death toll from an Islamic State-claimed suicide attack in Kabul has risen to 13, officials said Friday, adding to the carnage caused by the militant group in the Afghan capital.
The year the 'caliphate' collapsed
2017 will be remembered as the year the Islamic State group's ultra-violent statehood experiment was terminated, but Iraq and Syria are now left staring at ruined cities and daunting challenges.
With IS in tatters, Syria Kurds fear US to abandon them
Syria's Kurds fear the steadfast ally they found in the US to successfully take on Islamic State group jihadists may now leave them to face threats from Turkey and Damascus alone.
Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as prime minister eyes victory
Iraqi forces announced a new drive against holdout Islamic State group fighters in the western desert on Friday as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looks to proclaim victory over the jihadists.
IS silent on Egypt massacre decried even by supporters
The gunmen who massacred more than 300 worshippers in an Egyptian mosque made no effort to conceal their identity -- they showed up raising the black banner of the self-styled "Islamic State", authorities and witnesses said.
The Egypt branch of IS, suspected of mosque massacre
The Islamic State group's Egypt branch is the main suspect in Friday's massacre at a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula, the latest attack in a long-running jihadist insurgency.
Iran declares 'victory' over IS
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday declared "victory" over the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria as the jihadists cling to just a few remaining scraps of territory.