TEHRAN, November 7 -A British woman who was married to the highest-ranking American in the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) revealed how racism in the UK radicalized her. Tania Georgelas said her years as a teenager in Harrow, northwest London, spurred her to become a jihadist .
TOKYO, Jan 31, 2015 (AFP) - Japan's deputy foreign minister has said negotiations with the Islamic State group threatening to execute a Jordanian pilot and a Japanese journalist have become "deadlocked", local media reported Saturday.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories, Jan 03, 2015 (AFP) - Militant group Hamas on Saturday condemned the fatal shooting by Egyptian border guards of what they said was a Palestinian minor on the Gaza border on Friday.
SINGAPORE, Aug 11, 2014 (AFP) - Oil prices rose in Asia Monday as dealers monitor sustained US air strikes on extremist militants in Iraq who are threatening the crude-rich Kurdish region, analysts said.
BEIRUT, Aug 03, 2014 (AFP) - Eight Lebanese soldiers have been killed in clashes with gunmen in eastern Lebanon, near the border with Syria, which erupted after a suspected jihadist was detained, the army said Sunday.
More than 200 Tajiks are fighting in various foreign conflicts, including in Syria, where some have been said to be fighting within the ranks of the Jamaat Ansarullah and Sabiri Jamaat terrorist groups.
It will be "almost impossible" for Iraq to return to how it was before recent sweeping gains by jihadist fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the prime minister of the Kurdistan region warned on Tuesday.
Militants have seized the Iraqi city of Tikrit as a jihadist offensive sweeps closer to Baghdad, prompting the UN Security Council to convene crisis talks Thursday while the US mulls air strikes on the rebels.
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.
Tehran. YJC. -- Al-Qaeda has disavowed the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), whose members have been locked in deadly clashes with Syrian rebels, according to a statement posted on jihadist websites.
Tehran, YJC. -- Syrian Kurdish fighters in the north fought fierce battles against jihadist s and captured a commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) late Saturday, a monitoring group said.