Two people have been killed and 23 wounded in clashes between Lebanese troops and Islamist gunmen in an historic market in Tripoli.
Egypt has declared a state of emergency in the Sinai Peninsula following the deaths of 30 soldiers in a suspected jihadist suicide bombing.
IS fighters have hit Kurdish forces defending the Syrian side of Turkey's border crossing with mortar and heavy machine gun fire.
Iran executed Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure...
A car bomb set off by suspected jihadists has killed 26 Egyptian soldiers at an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula.
A Palestinian teenager has been shot dead by Israeli troops during a clash in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
The IS attack on the Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled, the US military says, but the jihadists continue to take fresh ground elsewhere.
Palestinians have clashed with Israeli police overnight after a Palestinian man drove his car into pedestrians in Jerusalem, killing a baby.
Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has slammed the latest Islamic State video, calling people who join the jihadist group ‘clowns’ and ‘d---heads’.
The United States military is trying to determine if an air-drop of weapons meant for Kurdish fighters in Syria is now in the hands of Islamic State militants.
The threat of living under ISIS rule is all too real for people in Baghdad. But the cast of a popular Iraqi television program is using humour to dispel some of...
A Cairo court has set an appeal hearing date in January next year for jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and two Al-Jazeera colleagues.
Seven members of an al-Qaeda inspired jihadist group have been sentenced to death in Egypt for carrying out deadly attacks on the army, officials say.
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