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Syria Kurds say repatriated US child, German and children

Syria Kurds say repatriated US child, German and children

Syria's Kurds have handed over an American toddler and three German children and their mother to their respective governments

Dutch gov't wins appeal against IS children repatriation

Dutch gov't wins appeal against IS children repatriation

The Dutch appeals court on Friday overturned a ruling saying the government must help repatriate the children of women who joined the Islamic State group in Syria.

Afghanistan's president claims victory over Islamic State

Afghanistan's president claims victory over Islamic State

Security forces have ‘obliterated’ Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday, hours after a prisoner swap with Taliban insurgents raised hopes of a lull in violence in the country.

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to IS-inspired group

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to IS-inspired group

Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead two suspected bomb makers during a raid on the weekend and arrested more than a dozen as authorities linked a suicide bombing last week

Deported IS fighter stranded between Turkey, Greece border

Deported IS fighter stranded between Turkey, Greece border

An Islamic State fighter deported by Turkey is stranded in a buffer zone between the Greece and Turkish borders, the private DHA news agency reports.

Four tourists among 6 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Four tourists among 6 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Six people, including four tourists, were wounded in a knife attack in Jordan on Wednesday, a security spokesman said, adding that the assailant had been apprehended.

Baghdadi given burial at sea, afforded religious rites, says US

Baghdadi given burial at sea, afforded religious rites, says US

The United States has given the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom

World reacts to announcement of Islamic State leader Baghdadi's death

World reacts to announcement of Islamic State leader Baghdadi's death

Baghdadi killed himself during the raid by detonating a suicide vest, Trump said in a televised address from the White House.

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

In the middle of the night amid the olive trees of northwest Syria, Abu Ahmad heard soldiers "speaking a foreign language" attack the home next door.

Islamic State leader Baghdadi killed in US forces' Syria raid

Islamic State leader Baghdadi killed in US forces' Syria raid

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died "whimpering and crying" in a raid by US special forces in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, fulfilling what he called his top national security goal.

US troops from Syria expected to go to Iraq- Pentagon chief

US troops from Syria expected to go to Iraq- Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq

Trump threatens to release IS captives at European borders

Trump threatens to release IS captives at European borders

US President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to release Islamic State prisoners at European borders if France, Germany and other countries