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US prepared for possible revenge attacks after raid on IS leader al-Baghdadi

The general who oversaw the US raid on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said the country is on alert for possible “retribution attacks”...

Wounded dog back on the job after tracking Islamic State leader

A military working dog that was wounded while tracking down the head of the Islamic State is back on duty. Military officials say the dog’s...

US envoy to anti-IS coalition, Brett McGurk, resigns

The US envoy to the global coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) group has resigned in protest over President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to...

Islamic State fighters ‘completely surrounded’ in Iraqi town

Islamic State militants are "completely surrounded" and "being killed" in the Iraqi town of Tal Afar, the spokesman for the US-led coalition fighting the...

Islamic State plot to attack Iraqi shrines foiled

Iraqi intelligence officials have foiled an attempt by Islamic State to attack revered Shiite shrines and the sect's spiritual leader. The IS plan was...

Fierce fighting in Islamic State-held Syrian city, Raqqa

US-backed Syrian fighters have clashed with Islamic State militants in the heart of Raqqa, the extremists' self-styled capital, as scores of civilians flee areas...

Islamic State women ‘using own children as human shields’ in Mosul battle

Female Islamic State militants are using children as human shields as the extremist group defends its last corner of Mosul's Old City against Iraqi...

Iraqi troops begin final assault to force Islamic State out of Mosul

raqi troops have pushed into the last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul, formally launching the final major battle of an eight-month campaign to drive...

Syrian fighters seize parts of Islamic State ‘capital’ Raqqa

A US-backed Syrian force has captured a neighbourhood of the Islamic State group's de-facto capital of Raqqa after two days of fierce fighting. The Kurdish-led...

No talks even if you kill hostages, Philippine president tells IS militants

The Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered troops to kill militants aligned to the Islamic State group even if the gunmen slaughter their hostages...

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