The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced they have defeated Islamic State (Isis, Daesh) in its former capital after a four-month battle.
Iraq's dramatic move against the Kurds came soon after they had fought side by side to rid the country of Islamic State (Isis/Daesh).
A refugee camp in Aïn Issa, a town 50km from Raqqa, is hosting families of fighters while coalition forces continue to gain territory in the former Isis stronghold.
A Michigan school student suffered a severe cut to the hand that needed surgery after playing the "Isis Game" where pupils pretend to behead each other.
Oct 17, 2017
By Roger Baird
Kurdish forces, called the peshmerga, had driven Isis out of Kirkuk. Now their positions in the city are under attack from the Iraqi army, its former ally against Islamic State.
Final battle for Raqqa underway as Isis left isolated and with dwindling supplies in its last enclaves within the Syrian city, once the Islamic caliphate's de facto capital.
A 15-year-old girl told a CBS News reporter that her radicalised father forced her into Isis territory five years ago. Both her father and her Isis fighter husband have died.
David Wright, from Massachusetts, US, has denied plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller.
Oct 12, 2017
By Associated Press
The man, known by his nom de guerre Abu Adam Al-Britani, has been fighting with Isis for the past two years.
Oct 9, 2017
By Ludovica Iaccino
Tehran has promised "crushing" response to Washington if the elite Islamic Revolution of Guards Corps (IRGC) is labelled as a terrorist group.
The suspect was reportedly heard shouting 'Allahu Akbar' as he ranted at passengers on a train in Brussels.
Oct 6, 2017
By Priya Joshi
The foreign secretary came under fire from his own colleagues for comments about war-torn Libya. Johnson said Sirte could be the next Dubai once it "clears the dead bodies away".
Iraqi troops and Shia militia have recaptured Hawija, the last Isis stronghold in northern Iraq. Now comes another crisis for Iraq and its neighbours: Kurdish independence.
Isis once controlled larges swathes of Iraq and Syria, but the group has lost several areas to joint offensives launched by coalition forces in both countries.
The troops were on a routine mission near the Mali border when they came under fire.
Oct 5, 2017
By Vasudevan Sridharan
Iraqi forces and Shia paramilitaries have entered the town of Hawija, one of just two pockets of territory still under control of Islamic State (Isis/Daesh) in Iraq.
UK home secretary Amber Rudd said the sentence will increase from 10 years, in a speech to Conservative Party conference attendees.
Oct 3, 2017
By Jason Murdock
Photos of the battle for Raqqa, where the jihadists' last strongholds are a hospital and stadium, with hostages in both.
The holiest day in the Shia calendar is observed on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year, to mourn the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
Charges against suspect behind vehicle and knife attacks include terrorism and attempted murder.
Oct 2, 2017
By Ludovica Iaccino