Islamic State claims Sinai attack that left 10 police officers dead

World Jun 6, 2019

Islamic State claims Sinai attack that left 10 police officers dead

Islamic militants attacked a checkpoint in Egypt's restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing at least 10 police, security officials said. The attack took place as Muslims in the city of el-Arish were holding prayers marking the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which ...

World Apr 3, 2019

Islamic State-backed Boko Haram faction publishes 'execution' video

Boko Haram's Islamic State-backed faction has claimed to have executed five Nigerian soldiers but security sources told AFP on Tuesday three of those killed were civilian militia members. The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) video, dated April 1 and said to have been filmed ...

Principal architect of Islamic State attacks on West killed in Syria

World Aug 31, 2016

Principal architect of Islamic State attacks on West killed in Syria

The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group announced Tuesday. The IS-run Aamaq news agency said Abu Muhammed al-Adnani was "martyred ...