Envoy retracts 'Indian Jihadis' remark
Sep 5, 2013
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 12, 2014
The grandfather of a boy pictured holding a severed head in Syria said the shocking image brought him to tears, with the growing problem of jihadists fighting overseas to be a focus of US-Australia talks on Tuesday.
World | Associated Press | Monday August 11, 2014
Kosovo police said they have arrested at least 40 people in a major operation targeting Islamic radicals suspected of fighting alongside extremists in Iraq and Syria.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A 24-hour ceasefire was agreed on Tuesday to halt fighting between the Lebanese army and Islamist militants who seized a border town at the weekend, in the most serious spillover into Lebanon from Syria's three-year-old civil war.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 31, 2014
A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating the Lebanese group that is already fighting in Syria's civil war may be involved in a second conflict in the region.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 29, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Monday July 28, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Sunday July 20, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 9, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 2, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 29, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Friday June 27, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 23, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Monday June 2, 2014
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.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 31, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 28, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 23, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 6, 2014
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.