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  • Australia Issues Arrest Warrants Over Syria Severed Head Photos

    Australia Issues Arrest Warrants Over Syria Severed Head Photos

    Australia has issued arrest warrants for a pair of Australian citizens believed to be fighting in Syria, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported on Tuesday, after images emerged of the two holding the severed heads of Syrian soldiers.

  • China Says May Have Citizens Fighting in Iraq

    China Says May Have Citizens Fighting in Iraq

    Muslim extremists from China's far western region of Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some may have crossed into Iraq to participate in the upsurge of violence there, China's special envoy for the Middle East said on Monday.

  • Video Shows Smiling American Suicide Bomber in Syria

    Video Shows Smiling American Suicide Bomber in Syria

    An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven.

  • Top Kurdish Security Official Warns West of Iraq Blowback

    Top Kurdish Security Official Warns West of Iraq Blowback

    Western countries will end up fighting insurgents who have overrun large parts of Iraq on their own doorstep unless they intervene to combat the threat at its source, a senior Kurdish security official said in an interview.

  • France to Clamp Down on Would-be Jihadists With New Bill

    France to Clamp Down on Would-be Jihadists With New Bill

    France is set to beef up its anti-terrorism laws on Wednesday to prevent aspiring jihadists from fighting abroad amid concern over the the number of people travelling to Syria.

  • Norway Seeks Muslim Suspected of Fighting in Syria

    Norway Seeks Muslim Suspected of Fighting in Syria

    Norway's intelligence service says it is seeking a Norwegian-born Muslim believed to have joined rebel ISIL fighters in the al-Qaida breakaway group in Syria.

  • US Man Jailed for Planning Al-Qaeda Training

    US Man Jailed for Planning Al-Qaeda Training

    A US man was jailed for 13 years on Monday for planning to travel to Pakistan to give weapons training to Al-Qaeda fighters, after spending time fighting in Syria, prosecutors said.

  • Iraq Militants Declare Establishment of 'Caliphate'

    Iraq Militants Declare Establishment of 'Caliphate'

    Jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq announced Sunday the establishment of a "caliphate", referring to the system of rule that ended nearly 100 years ago with the fall of the Ottomans.

  • John Kerry in Saudi, Says Syrian Opposition has Key Role Against ISIS

    John Kerry in Saudi, Says Syrian Opposition has Key Role Against ISIS

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Syrian rebel leader Ahmad Jarba on Friday that the moderate opposition he heads would be important in repelling ISIS, the al Qaeda offshoot which is fighting in both Syria and Iraq.

  • UK Authorities Warn of Returning Syria Fighters

    UK Authorities Warn of Returning Syria Fighters

    British intelligence officials will be unable to keep track of hundreds of young Britons returning after fighting with militants in Syria and Iraq, a former spymaster has warned.

  • Australia to Stop 'Killer' Jihadists Returning: PM Tony Abbot

    Australia to Stop 'Killer' Jihadists Returning: PM Tony Abbot

    Australian jihadists fighting overseas who are "trained killers" and "hate our way of life" should be stopped from returning home and detained if they do, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday.

  • France Arrests Suspect in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting

    France Arrests Suspect in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting

    A 29-year-old Frenchman believed to have returned recently from fighting with Islamist militant rebels in Syria has been arrested for the killing of three people at Brussels' Jewish Museum last month, prosecutors said on Sunday.

  • American Citizen Carried Out Suicide Bombing in Syria: US

    American Citizen Carried Out Suicide Bombing in Syria: US

    An American citizen fighting for an Al Qaeda-backed militant group in Syria carried out a deadly suicide bombing in the first such case in the war-torn country, US officials said.

  • Hezbollah Commander Wanted by FBI Killed in Syria

    Hezbollah Commander Wanted by FBI Killed in Syria

    A Hezbollah military commander wanted by the FBI was killed in Syria while fighting alongside President Bashar Assad's forces against rebels trying to overthrow him, Lebanese security officials said Wednesday.

  • France Says Toulhouse Gunman's Sister May Be Fighting in Syria

    France Says Toulhouse Gunman's Sister May Be Fighting in Syria

    The sister of Al Qaeda inspired gunman Mohamed Merah who killed seven people in and around Toulouse has left France and could be fighting in Syria, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Friday.

  • 74 Dead as Jihadist Rivals Clash in East Syria

    74 Dead as Jihadist Rivals Clash in East Syria

    Fighting between rival jihadist groups in eastern Syria killed 74 people on Monday, despite a call from Al-Qaeda's chief for a ceasefire, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

  • Rebel Infighting in Eastern Syria Kills 62: Report

    Rebel Infighting in Eastern Syria Kills 62: Report

    Activists say heavy fighting between rival Islamic rebel groups has killed 62 fighters in eastern Syria.

  • Jihadist Battle Sparks Exodus, Syria Rebels on Way Out of Homs

    Jihadist Battle Sparks Exodus, Syria Rebels on Way Out of Homs

    Tens of thousands of Syrians fled inter-jihadist fighting in the east as rebels yesterday neared a final deal with the government to withdraw from their last besieged strongholds in battered Homs.

  • Children Among 18 Dead in Two Syria Bombings

    Children Among 18 Dead in Two Syria Bombings

    Eleven children were among 18 people killed in two bombings in central Syria Friday, state media reported, as Al-Qaeda's chief called on its Syrian affiliate to stop fighting rival jihadists.

  • Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks

    Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks

    Rivalry between jihadist groups fighting in Syria has sharply divided global militant ranks once loosely allied under Al Qaeda, sparking infighting which experts say has hampered efforts to topple President Bashar al-Assad.

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