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US State Department spokesman John Kirby. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 08:06 GMT
The US responds to Turkish concerns over support to the PYD which is linked to the PKK, saying the US will continue to support any moderate groups fighting Daesh.
The Saudi-led coalition has been waging war against groups such as al-Qaeda and Daesh in Yemen. (File photo)
January 17, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
After a meeting, chaired by President al-Sisi, Egypt has decided to will continue contributing to the Saudi-led coalition's military efforts in Yemen for another year.
The Afghani government is currently waging a war against the Taliban, the most prominent extremist group in the country. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Awareness and education are key points in the fight against violent extremism, says Afghani Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs Faiz Mohammad Osmani.
French special forces played an important role in the counter-attack. (AFP/Ahmed Ouoba)
January 16, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Ouagadougou hotel, in which people from 18 different nationalities were killed.
As of November 2015, 107 prisoners still remained in Guantanamo Bay. (File Photo)
January 09, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabal al-Ahmad's contacts with George W. Bush and US President Barack Obama played an important role in securing al-Kanderi's release.
The Sinai region is under a state of emergency since October 2014, following a deadly attack that claimed the lives of 33 soldiers.
January 09, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
North Sinai security forces killed 14 militants and arrested 13 suspects within the framework of the “Martyr’s Right” military operation in Arish, Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid , said army spokesman on Friday.
The group formed in 2014, claiming to represent Daesh and its interests in Egypt. (Al Bawaba/File)
January 08, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
In its statement, the group claimed the attack resulted in “deaths and injuries” among security personnel guarding the hotel and tourists.
The warning was issued to numerous European capitals, including London. (AFP/File)
December 27, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Intelligence received a tip that sleep cells are plotting an attack between Christmas and News Years.
Afghan National Army soldiers stand guard during an operation against Taliban militants in the Nad Ali district of Helmand on December 26, 2015. (AFP/Noor Mohammad)
December 27, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Clashes between Afghan security forces and the Taliban continue amid General Sharif's visit.
The coastal city of Sirte, Gaddafi’s hometown, was captured by Daesh in June, and its population has since been subjected to the group’s unrelenting violence. (AFP/File)
December 14, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
The Moroccan woman, accused of witchcraft, was publicly beheaded, and the Palestinian man, an alleged spy, shot in the head.
US President Barack Obama speaks during an address to the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, December 6, 2015. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
December 07, 2015 - 05:16 GMT
US President Barack Obama tried to reassure the public of his strategy to combat Daesh, as a vast majority of Americans think the military response to the group has not been aggressive enough.
China's President Xi Jinping condemns
November 19, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
President Xi Jinping condemned terrorism and claimed that China will fight against any violent attacks. His condemnation comes after Daesh claimed that it had killed Chinese national Fan Jinghui along with a Norwegian captive.
A Tunisian woman carries a placard, which reads in Arabic
November 17, 2015 - 13:46 GMT
Tunisian authorities have arrested seven women for posting Daesh propaganda on behalf the Daesh affiliate, Jund al-Khilafa. Jund al-Khilafa launched two attacks earlier this year leaving 60 people dead.
Jordanian King Abdullah II delivers a speech at the parliament, on the occasion of the third regular session in Amman on November 15, 2015. (AFP/ Khalil Mazraawi)
November 15, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah II has denounced extremism as the greatest threat to the region. He has also called upon Muslims to lead the fight by confronting extreme ideology during Sunday's speech.
The minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, has stated that UAE will stand by France by continuing its fight against ISIS (AFP/File).
November 15, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Anwar Gargash, UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, has stated that his country will stand by France. The UAE is willing to increase its airstrikes against ISIS if called upon.
A Lebanese flag flutters on the balcony of a building ovelooking downtown Beirut on June 3, 2010. (AFP file / Joseph Eid)
October 28, 2015 - 07:12 GMT
The Deputy Director of the US Central Intelligence Agency held secret meetings with top Lebanese officials last week to discuss counterterrorism measures.