IS has been forced to retreat in Iraq. The Iraqi army has managed to liberate eastern Mosul from the terrorist organization. Many people who fled Iraq's second largest city are now returning home.
The Iraqi premier has announced the defeat of "Islamic State" (IS) after months of fighting to uproot the militant group. But European authorities have warned that its ideology still remains a threat to global security.
Chancellor Merkel has called for the deployment of anti-terror troops in Africa’s troubled Sahel region. European and African leaders met for talks outside Paris to discuss plans to battle the growing jihadi threat.
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.
The capture of Rawa last week signaled the fall of the final IS stronghold in Iraq, putting a decisive end to the terror group's "caliphate" aspirations. Liberation forces are now pushing into the desert.
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