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Islamic State-inspired beheading shocks Indonesian village

Islamic State-inspired beheading shocks Indonesian village

A village in Central Sulawesi province has been left reeling after four churchgoers were murdered by extremists.

  • by James Massola and Karuni Rompies

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Islamic State group claims attack at Saudi WWI ceremony

Islamic State group claims attack at Saudi WWI ceremony

The terror group said in a posting on its propaganda network agency that it primarily targeted the French consul attending the event.

  • by Sarah El Deeb
African villagers beheaded in jihadist massacre

African villagers beheaded in jihadist massacre

Families in Northern Mozambique have begun to bury their dead after Jihadists massacred up to 50 people, beheading and dismembering several victims.

  • by Peta Thornycroft and Will Brown
IS targets newly graduated 'judges and investigators' at Kabul University

IS targets newly graduated 'judges and investigators' at Kabul University

The attackers stormed the campus as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador, sparking a gun battle and leaving at least 19 dead and 22 wounded.

  • by Rahim Faiez and Kathy Gannon
Australia’s other special forces war: killing Islamic State

Australia’s other special forces war: killing Islamic State

Officially, Australia's special forces were advisers and trainers in the war against Islamic State. But in fact they were heavily involved in the fight.

  • by Ben Mckelvey
Teenager asked pupils to identify French teacher before beheading him

Teenager asked pupils to identify French teacher before beheading him

New details have emerged about the attack that has horrified France.

  • by Sybille de La Hamaide and Thierry Chiarello
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Suspected jihadists kill dozens in central Mali attacks

Suspected jihadists kill dozens in central Mali attacks

Suspected Islamist militants killed 25 people including 13 soldiers in multiple attacks in central Mali, burning down an army base and ambushing troops sent as reinforcements, the army and local authorities said on Tuesday.

25,000 Syrians to be released from camp for IS supporters

25,000 Syrians to be released from camp for IS supporters

There are not enough guards to provide internal security at the camp, which is dominated by the most extreme supporters of Islamic State.

  • by Campbell MacDiarmid
Suspected Islamists kill several in attack on convoy in northeast Nigeria

Suspected Islamists kill several in attack on convoy in northeast Nigeria

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 11 people in northeastern Nigeria in an attack on a security convoy.

IS militants, including foreign fighters, killed in Libya, Hifter army claims

IS militants, including foreign fighters, killed in Libya, Hifter army claims

The statement from the self-styled Libyan Arab Armed Forces said a six-hour firefight with the militants took place 650km south of Tripoli.

All Australians taken out of Syrian detention camp in 'bittersweet' move

All Australians taken out of Syrian detention camp in 'bittersweet' move

The Australian embassy in Iraq called Kurdish authorities after two families were removed from the al-Hawl camp. Overnight the rest of the Australians were taken away.

  • by Michael Bachelard