Islamic State militants are believed to have made more than $500 million trading oil smuggled to neighboring countries. The illicit trade makes IS the world's richest terrorist organization.
The Uzbek national has confessed to firing indiscriminately at a crowd of revelers at a famous nightclub in Istanbul. He claimed a Russian operative of the "Islamic State" militant group ordered him to commit the attack.
German police have carried out nine raids in connection with an investigation into Berlin's Islamist scene and last December's Christmas market attack. Some suspects are thought to have joined the "Islamic State."
The "one-armed" warlord suspected of organizing the airport attack that left 46 people dead "blew himself up," according to Georgian officials. The Chechen militant was considered a key extremist recruiter in Europe.
The US-led coalition in Syria tried to "impede" Russian warplanes from bombing "Islamic State" (IS) militia, the Russian Defense Ministry said. It also accused Washington of allowing the jihadists to regroup in Iraq.
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