Security expert Markus Kaim outlines the significance of Germany’s decision to join an operation against the so-called Islamic State.
UN experts say the "Islamic State" is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating global attacks. "Europe remained a priority region" for IS attacks, they said, despite developments in Iraq and Syria.
Interpol has received an apparent list of 173 potential suicide bombers for the Islamic State - which includes the name of one German. The list was reportedly recovered by Iraqi troops during the battle for Mosul.
Abu Khaled al-Cambodi, once a key figure in the so-called Islamic State, now wants Australia's help. He has spent the past 10 months in a maximum security prison in Turkey.
The Afghanistan affiliate of the "Islamic State" militant group has claimed credit for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul. The attack comes as "IS" is being driven out of territory it held in Iraq and Syria.
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