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A new jihadi group has emerged in Syria's Idlib province.

One of the most-wanted militants in North Africa was killed in a French airstrike in Libya, and has been buried outside a desert town, Massinissa Benlakehal exclusively reports.

Derna: the Libyan breeding ground for IS

George Joffé

Derna: the Libyan breeding ground for IS

Analysis: Derna's reputation for extremism gave the Islamic State group its opportunity to establish in Libya, from where it has spread violence across the war-torn country, says George Joffe.

'Islamic State' stakes its claim in a broken Libya

Zak Brophy, Abubakr Al-Shamahi, Agencies

'Islamic State' stakes its claim in a broken Libya

Armed groups in eastern Libya are declaring allegiance to the Islamic State group - but their level of support and influence is in doubt.

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