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An Iraqi man walks near smoke billowing from oil wells, set ablaze by Daesh militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyarah, on August 30, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Pentagon says that Daesh could use mustard gas to defend against an offensive by the Iraqi forces to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city.
A successful counter-extremism fight starts with civil society, Moroccan analysts say. (AFP/File)
September 08, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A statement from Rabat's interior ministry said three suspects had been detained by police in the northern cities of Oujda, Casablanca and Fez.
A police officers sets a security perimeter near Maalbeek metro station, on March 22, 2016. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Several other top Boko Haram leaders were killed or injured during the raid, which took place during Islamic Friday prayers.
Iraqi soldiers stand next to a mass grave in Tikrmt. (AFP/File)
August 21, 2016 - 13:09 GMT
They had been found guilty of involvement in the "Speicher" massacre, named after a base near Tikrit where up to 1,700 recruits were kidnapped before being executed in a massacre claimed by the Daesh group.
Amnesty says the ban is in breach of Belgium's obligations under international human rights law. (AFP/File)
August 12, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The measures include: introducing "threat to public safety" as new grounds for detention; making it easier to deport criminals and those deemed to be dangerous; and stripping dual nationals who join extremist groups in Iraq and Syria of their German citizenship.
Bangladeshi security forces deploy in Dhaka. (AFP/File)
July 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The militants, who hacked the civilians to death inside the restaurant, were killed during the operation.
Thousands of alleged radical militants had been arrested in Bangladesh in recent weeks according to local media sources. (Twitter)
July 02, 2016 - 12:12 GMT
The victims were chopped to death by sharp weapons inside the Holey Artisan Bakery restaurant in the Gulshan diplomatic district of Dhaka on Friday, Chowdhury told reporters six hours after the hostage crisis ended.
Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard after gunmen stormed a restaurant in Dhaka's high-security diplomatic district early on July 2, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2016 - 07:43 GMT
Exact casualty figures and other details would be revealed in an official briefing in the afternoon, officials said.
That's how the cookie crumbles: The attack scare today was laden with salt, biscuits and definitely was in poor taste. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The security alert follows a series of police raids at the weekend in relation to March 22 suicide attacks on the Brussels international airport and an underground station in the Belgian capital, in which more than 20 people were killed.
The attacks in Brussels on the airport and metro took place on March 22, 2016. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)
June 18, 2016 - 09:12 GMT
Some 40 house searches were carried out, especially in Brussels.
Migrants make their way to board a train to Duesseldorf, Germany in Passau. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2016 - 13:16 GMT
The suspects were said to be planning an attack in Dusseldorf, Germany on behalf on the Daesh group.
An undated file photo taken on November 24, 2015 by Belgian federal police shows Mohamed Abrini (30) who was seen on November 11 at a gas station in Ressons on the highway heading to Paris.  Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini was arrested on April 8, 2016.  (AFP/STR/Belgian Police)
April 08, 2016 - 18:54 GMT
Reports from Belgium claim that Mohamed Abrini, suspected of being 'the man in the hat' seen with the Brussels airport bombers, has been arrested in connection with the November Paris attacks.