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
US President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to release Islamic State prisoners at European borders if France, Germany and other countries
A senior US defence official in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Friday said Islamic State fighters were hiding among pine nut harvesters when a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 32 people.
Clashes erupted in southern Yemen on Friday after an explosive device targeted separatist militants, a security source said.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed six soldiers in Syria's southern province of Daraa, the cradle of the 2011 uprising against the government.
Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws discussed in parliament Tuesday.
A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online.
Kurdish authorities in northeastern Syria have handed to Italy one of its citizens accused of belonging to the Islamic State group, a spokesman said Saturday.