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

Canadian sniper ‘kills IS militant two miles away’, sets world record

Military sources said the soldier was a member of Joint Task Force 2, and made the shot from a high-rise building. It took the bullet almost 10 seconds to hit its target, the BBC reports. The Canadian Special Operations Command confirmed to

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after U.S. downing of Syrian jet

"As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased," Australia's Department of Defence said in a statement, according to Reuters. Russia said on Monday it would treat U.S.-led coalition aircraft flying west of the River

Syria conflict: Russia issues warning after US coalition downs jet

The coalition said the Syrian Su-22 had bombed US-backed fighters battling so-called Islamic State in Raqqa province, according to the BBC. Russia, the Syrian government's main ally, also said it was halting communications with the US aimed at preventing such incidents. The White

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

Manila hotel attack: Dozens of guests are injured as Islamists storm Philippines resort popular with Westerners

Dozens of tourists are feared injured after an ISIS gunman opened fire at a hotel resort near Manila airport in the Philippines, according to MailOnline. The shooting happened at the popular Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Philippines at about midnight local

Russia fires cruise missiles at Islamic State targets from Mediterranean – video

The strike, which Russian news agencies said was the first of its kind since November, was carried out by the frigate "Admiral Essen" and the submarine "Krasnodar," and targeted militants and equipment in an area east of Palmyra, according to Reuters. The

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