Iraq declares end of Islamic State after capture of Mosul mosque

Iraqi authorities expect the long battle for Mosul to end in coming days as remaining Islamic State fighters are bottled up in just a handful of neighborhoods of the Old City, according to Reuters. The seizure of the nearly 850-year-old Grand al-Nuri

U.S. joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city

The Philippines military said the United States was providing technical assistance to end the siege of Marawi City by fighters allied to Islamic State, which is now in its third week, but it had no boots on the ground, according to

Isis claim responsibility for the Manchester attack that killed 22

At least 22 people were killed and around 60 more were wounded as explosives outside Manchester Arena as Ariana Grande fans left a concert, according to Metro. The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester bomb attack. Isis said: ‘This

Trump’s disclosure endangered spy placed inside ISIS by Israel, officials say

The spy provided intelligence involving an active ISIS plot to bring down a passenger jet en route to the United States, with a bomb hidden in a laptop that U.S. officials believe can get through airport screening machines undetected. The information was

Islamic State says it beheads Russian officer in Syria: SITE

Islamic State has issued a video showing the beheading of a man it described as a Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria. The Russian defense ministry denied any Russian serviceman had been captured and killed by Islamic State in Syria, according to

U.S.’mother of all bombs’ killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

As many as 36 suspected Islamic State militants were killed in Afghanistan when the United States dropped "the mother of all bombs," its largest non-nuclear device ever unleashed in combat, the Afghan Defence Ministry said on Friday, Joinfo.com reports with reference

U.S. drops “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan, marking weapon’s first use

The bomb is officially called a GBU-43 or Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), the origin of its nickname as the “mother of all bombs.” Weighing more than 21,000 lbs., the weapon is the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat, according to

ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul nightclub attack

ISIS group said in a statement the attack on Reina night club in central Istanbul was carried out by "a heroic soldier," the BBC reports. At least 600 revellers were celebrating in the early hours of Sunday at Istanbul's Reina nightclub when

ISIS claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed that the driver of the truck that plowed into a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday evening was "targeting citizens of the Crusader coalition," according to the group's news agency Amaq, Deutsche Welle reports. Earlier that

Elderly priest killed in French church, attack claimed by Islamic State

The knifemen entered the church during morning mass near the northern city of Rouen, northwest of Paris, killing Father Jacques Hamel, an 85-year-old parish priest, and taking four other people hostage, one of whom was seriously wounded, Reuters reports. It was the