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Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi was once a prison informer in Iraq for the US army, records show.

Mozambique's recent of spate of IS-linked terror threatens not just that country but also its neighbours, prompting them to raise serious concerns.

US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

The US agreed to remove all remaining combat forces from Iraq.

US couple arrested over plan to join IS

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US couple arrested over plan to join IS

James Bradley, 20, of New York and Arwa Muthana, 29, from Alabama were stopped on Wednesday as they stepped onto the gangplank of a cargo ship ...

Slow recovery in Syria's Baghouz two years after IS

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Slow recovery in Syria's Baghouz two years after IS

The embattled village of Baghouz was the last vestige of the cross-border proto-state IS declared in 2014 across large swaths of Iraq and Syria.

Zaina Ujayli

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Comment: Whether the shooter was Arab or white matters little. Instead Americans should ask why he - and others - so easily got hold of a gun, writes Zaina Ujaili.

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US, Iraq to hold talks over American troop presence

Iraqi officials confirmed they had sent a formal request to Biden's administration for a date to resume strategic talks on bilateral relations ...

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Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

Shamima Begum said losing her children to conditions of war sent her mental health spiralling.

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'IS brides' open up in Syria camp documentary

Shamima Begum appears in a documentary featuring Western IS wives, which is set to premiere at SXSW.

Kyrgyzstan repatriates children of militants in Iraq

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Kyrgyzstan repatriates children of militants in Iraq

Dozens of children were returned to Kyrgyzstan from Iraq in its first major repatriation of citizens.

Brooke Anderson

Bipartisan US resolution brings little optimism on Syrian anniversary

As the tenth anniversary of the Syrian uprising approaches, the US Congress has passed a resolution regarding humanitarian needs in Syria, which ...

The Islamic State in Britain

Sadek Hamid

The Islamic State in Britain

Book Club: Michael Kenney's The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network uses a social science approach to ...

Iraq pegs hopes on Pope's visit, but experts sceptical

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Iraq pegs hopes on Pope's visit, but experts sceptical

Despite the apparent success of the papal visit, experts doubt that Iraq will regain popularity in the world anytime soon

Woman's trial in Norway insight into life under IS

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Woman's trial in Norway insight into life under IS

The trial - the first in Norway of a woman accused of joining IS - has put the spotlight on the role women played in the terror group.

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

Rachel Hagan

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

In-depth: Iraq has passed a landmark new bill offering reparations to victims of the Islamic State and formally recognising the Yazidi genocide. ...

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Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

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IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

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Pope says will make Iraq trip despite rocket attack

Pope Francis said he will go ahead with his historic visit to Iraq in two days time, after a rocket attack on a military base hosting US-led ...

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Biden to 'downgrade' anti-IS envoy role in US reshuffle

The reshuffle is seen as another sign the Biden government is refocusing on other areas of the world.

Florida man accused of trying to join terror group

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Florida man accused of trying to join terror group

Mohamed Fathy Suliman allegedly travelled to Turkey in 2014 with the intention of joining the Islamic State in Syria.

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German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

Abu Walaa has been sentenced to 10 years and six months for running a jihadist network and helping fighters travel to Syria and Iraq.

Belgium to try 14 over 2015 Paris attacks

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Belgium to try 14 over 2015 Paris attacks

Suspected terrorists are to face trial in Belgium for the 2015 Paris attacks, which killed 130 people.

Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

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Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

Iraq's Al-Balad airbase was targeted with at least four rockets on Saturday, just hours after clashes between Islamic State militants and Iraqi ...

US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

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US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

High-ranking US and Pakistani military officials spoke about possibly postponing the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

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