Thursday February 19, 2015
US President Barack Obama has called on Middle Eastern leaders to stand up to "violent extremism" and stop proxy wars that fuel the rise of terror groups.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
US President Barack Obama urged Western and Muslim leaders to unite to defeat the "false promises of extremism" and reject the notion that "terrorist" groups represent Islam.
Saturday February 07, 2015
Yemen's Shia Huthi militia have announced the formation of a "security commission", a day after its takeover which opponents denounced as a "coup".
Thursday February 05, 2015
Jordan said today it had launched air strikes against the Islamic State group, after vowing a harsh response to the burning alive of one of its fighter pilots.
Wednesday February 04, 2015
Jordan has hanged two Iraqis, including a female militant, hours after the Islamic State militant group released a video appearing to show a captured Jordanian pilot being burnt alive, a security source and state television said.
Tuesday February 03, 2015
Tá físeán curtha ar an idirlíon ag mílisteoirí an Stáit Ioslámaigh den phíolóta as an Iordáin, Moaz al-Kasasbeh, agus é á dhó ina bheatha acu.
Saturday January 31, 2015
An Islamic State chemical weapons expert was killed in a coalition airstrike last week in Iraq, the US Central Command said.
Sunday January 25, 2015
The Islamic State group has confirmed its militants have executed Haruna Yukawa, one of two Japanese it has been holding hostage, following the release of a video announcing his death.
Saturday January 24, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for the immediate release of a Japanese journalist held by the Islamic State militant group, after a video surfaced claiming a fellow Japanese captive had been executed.
Friday January 23, 2015
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, born the year the first car travelled the dusty streets of Riyadh, left a modernising legacy of cautious social and economic reform.