Security expert Markus Kaim outlines the significance of Germany’s decision to join an operation against the so-called Islamic State.
A German schoolgirl who ran away to join the "Islamic State" terror group has been handed a six-year jail sentence in Iraq, according to media reports. Linda W. was arrested by Iraqi troops during the battle for Mosul.
The four alleged 'IS' supporters are believed to have known Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri. The trial is expected to offer insights into the Islamist scene in the German capital.
The future fate of two members of the "Islamic State" group nicknamed "The Beatles" remains unclear. Amid calls for them to be extradited, the pair are currently being held by Syrian rebels who captured them.
Panel discussions at the Munich Security Conference unanimously agreed that the terror group "Islamic State" remains a threat, even though it may have lost its "territory."
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