Turkey is considered a transit country for Islamist terrorists. Critics accuse the Turkish government of not combating the IS resolutely enough within the country. Lately, however, the police are carrying out more anti-terrorist raids.
Beirut has begun strikes against "Islamic State" positions near its border with Syria. The move is a precarious one, as it places the US-backed army tenuously on the same side as Hezbollah and Bashar al-Assad.
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.
Police are still searching for suspects behind terror attacks in Catalonia that killed 14 people and injured scores. Investigators suspect a terror cell had planned a larger attack involving homemade bombs.
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.
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