Tag: Islamic State group

Egypt: 3 militants involved in Christian’s slaying killed

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CAIRO — Egypt police killed three suspected militants allegedly involved in the slaying of a Coptic Christian man kidnapped more than five months ago...

Russia says its airstrike in Syria killed 200 militants

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MOSCOW — The Russian military said Monday that its airstrike killed about 200 militants in eastern Syria. ...

Norway charges man over thwarted attacks in London, Denmark

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A man has been charged in Norway for his alleged role in plans to carry out three extremist attacks in Denmark...

EXPLAINER: Who are the rebels in northern Mozambique?

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JOHANNESBURG — With more than a week of fierce fighting including beheaded bodies in the streets, the battle for the northern Mozambique town of...

Extremist kills self, her baby in Tunisia suicide bombing

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TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian authorities said a female suicide bomber killed herself and her baby during counterterrorism operations in a mountainous zone in struggling...

Syrian Kurdish forces end sweep in camp housing IS families

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BEIRUT — Syria‚Äôs Kurdish-led forces on Friday ended a five-day sweep inside a sprawling camp in the country's northeast housing families and supporters of...

Afghan officials: 3 women working in polio drive killed

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Attackers on Tuesday gunned down three women working to administer the anti-polio vaccine in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, a day after...

Rebels leave beheaded bodies in streets of Mozambique town

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JOHANNESBURG — Fierce fighting for control of Mozambique's strategic northern town of Palma left beheaded bodies strewn in the streets Monday, with heavily armed...

Kurdish-led Syria forces nab 9 in raid in IS-supporters camp

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BEIRUT — Hundreds of Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria arrested on Sunday nine people, including suspected members of the Islamic State group, during a...

Morocco: 4 arrested for links to alleged IS attack plot

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RABAT, Morocco — Special agents in eastern Morocco on Thursday arrested four suspected Islamic State-linked extremists who were allegedly assigned to attack a military...