Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says Daesh leaders in Afghanistan seek to project the group’s influence across former Soviet states in Central Asia.
Barnawi is the son of the founder of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militant group, which has been driving a crushing insurgency in northeast Nigeria since 2009.
Despite the terror group’s cynical exploitation of the Yazidis in Sinjar, the community rejected the PKK-linked alternative to vote in favour of the ruling KDP.
Sami Jasim had been hiding out in northwestern Syria and Turkish intelligence had been key to his capture, says Reuters news agency, citing multiple sources.
Italy organises special summit of G20 major economies to discuss Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis. Meanwhile, Islamabad says Taliban is best positioned to get rid of Daesh terrorist group.
Iraqi forces captured a high ranking Daesh figure who served as deputy to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi has announced.
While Paris seeks to take a leading role in Iraq, its agenda is likely to prompt further geopolitical tensions for a country already stricken with regional competition.
While Russia and Turkey have shown willingness to keep building their ties, the two nations may face limitations due to their divergence in foreign policy.
School officials say the students were released on Sunday, nearly three months after they were seized by the gunmen in the restive Kaduna state.
The existing terrorist threat is likely to evolve in a far different way from the one witnessed after the 9/11 attacks.
The blast targeted a vehicle of the border police, which is now run by the Taliban, killing five people, including two civilians, among them a child, witnesses said.
Top general Frank McKenzie admits US had made a "mistake" when it launched a drone strike against suspected Daesh militants in Afghan capital Kabul on August 29, confirming it killed 10 civilians instead.
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