Philippines' Duterte says city 'liberated' but battle continues
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday symbolically declared a southern city "liberated from terrorists' influence" but the military said the five-month battle against militants loyal to the Islamic State group was not yet over.
US strikes kill 'dozens' at IS training camps
The US military said Monday it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters at the group's training camps in central Yemen, in the first such strikes in the country's conflict.
Dozens of IS fighters surrender as Raqa's fall nears
Dozens of Islamic State group fighters have surrendered in their former Syrian stronghold of Raqa, the US-led coalition said Saturday, as the fall of the one-time jihadist bastion nears.
Nigeria: Cooperation 'key' to defeating Boko Haram
Greater international cooperation is required to defeat Boko Haram and neutralise the threat from the Islamist militants in Nigeria and beyond, military commanders and politicians said this week.
Russia claims killing of IS 'minister of war' in Syria
Russia claimed Friday to have killed several top commanders of the Islamic State group in an air strike in Syria, including the US-trained "minister of war" who has a $3 million bounty on his head.
US warned Spain of Barcelona attack risk
US security agencies warned Spain in May that the Islamic State group was planning an attack in Barcelona, where the jihadists claimed a deadly van rampage earlier this month, local media said Thursday.
Iraq forces recapture Tal Afar centre, citadel from IS
"Units of the Counter-Terrorism Service liberated the Citadel and Basatin districts and raised the Iraqi flag on top of the citadel," operation commander General Abdulamir Yarallah said in a statement.
Man with knife shot dead after stabbing soldier in Brussels
Belgian prosecutors said the attacker yelled "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest) during the assault before being shot by soldiers in the centre of city which has been on high alert since last year's carnage at the airport and on the metro.