Islamic State group
France brings home 10 jihadists' children from Syria
The government said Monday it had brought home 10 French children of jihadist fighters overnight from a refugee camp in Syria, the latest in a piecemeal repatriation process since the Islamic State group was ousted from its Syrian base in March 2019.
Egypt says 21 jihadists killed in Sinai
Egypt said Saturday that 21 jihadists were killed in clashes with security forces in the restive Sinai peninsula, where Islamic State group-affiliated militants have waged a long-running insurgency.
Suspect planning Russia attack pledged to IS
A suspect detained for planning an attack in Saint Petersburg during New Year's festivities had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, Russia's FSB security service
Two Dutch IS women ask embassy for help say ministers
Two Dutch women who joined the Islamic State group in Syria have reported to the Netherlands' embassy in Turkey and asked for consular assistance to return, the Dutch government said Thursday.
Russia rejects reports IS behind New Year's Eve blast
Russian investigators said Friday that a New Year's Eve blast that killed 39 people was likely the result of a gas explosion, dismissing reports that the Islamic State group was behind it.
IS frees six Syria Druze women, children after three-month ordeal
The Islamic State group has released two women and four children among 27 surviving Druze hostages it seized during a deadly July attack on the minority community's heartland in southern Syria. State television broadcast footage of the six arriving in the city of Sweida on Saturday, joyful at being reunited with their families but haggard…
Morocco tackling jihadist returnees
Morocco is working hard to detain and place on trial citizens who have returned home after fighting for the Islamic State group, the country's anti-terror chief has told AFP. "We have arrested and brought to justice more than 200 returnees," Abdelhak Khiam, director of the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ), said in an interview.…
US plans to send American 'IS fighter' to third country
The US government intends to hand over to a third country an American citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for the Islamic State group, rather than present him to the US justice system, a court filing showed Tuesday.