Omarkhayam and Abdullah Maute unleash a dangerous offensive, bringing the threat of ISIS to the Philippines.
Though such attacks on foreign officials have decreased in the country, this incident comes as US President Trump plans on increasing troops in the region.
The crisis among the Gulf countries, after their have isolation of Qatar, is a major diplomatic test for the US, a close ally of countries on both sides.
The attack comes as ISIS is about to lose Mosul, the de-facto capital of the hardline Sunni Muslim group in Iraq, to a US-backed Iraqi offensive.
China said it was working to verify the claim.
Police shot dead gunman Yacqub Khayre, who they said had a long criminal history, on Monday night after he killed a man in Melbourne in a siege this week.
The discovery is a fresh blow for hopes of eradicating the disease globally, a goal set for the year 2000, but repeatedly pushed back since 1988.
The battle to retake Mosul is already nearly eight months old and, as resistance on the city’s right bank has proved intense, civilian casualties have mounted rapidly.
The decision is likely to get a lot of opposition by the government which earlier this year had made an unsuccessful resolution to lower Kurdish flags flown in the region.
ISIS terrorists entered the Iranian parliament dressed as women and opened fire. Supreme Leader Khameini said these forces will be ‘eliminated soon’.
Youssef Zaghba and two other attackers rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, then ran into the Borough Market area, slit throats and stabbed people.
Despite the growth of radical groups propagating religious intolerance in Indonesia, the government has failed to take a strong stand.
In total, more than 230 people have died in attacks across France in the past two and a half years, most of them claimed by ISIS.
With militants hiding in among the civilians, the government’s efforts to push back are taking longer than expected, and making hundreds of thousands flee.
After Qatar having ties to Islamist militant groups led many countries to sever ties with it, the US stepped in to help mend relations with this valuable ally.
After violating a ceasefire for the evacuation of the city’s residents, the militants have now stockpiled weapons in mosques and tunnels.
A gunman in Melbourne had been holding a woman hostage, in an attack which was a apparently response to Australia’s role in the action against ISIS in Syria.
After the London Bridge attack on June 4, the British prime minister said that the country has tolerated too much extremism.
The country is being accused of causing instability in the region due to its support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The former employee at the Department of Finance came in with a gun, firing shots and setting gaming tables on fire, causing many to suffocate in the casino.
Militants drove a van at high speed into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing Saturday night revellers on the street and in nearby bars.
Kurdish YPG militiamen form a key part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, which Washington is backing in its fight against the jihadists.
Nadia Murad had been captured and sold as a slave by ISIS, after being taken in the summer of 2014 to Mosul, ISIS’ de facto capital in Iraq.
Terrorist attacks are more than ‘breaking news,’ but the media aren’t taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.
The camp was originally supposed to be a transit point, but with almost 800 people coming in everyday with most having nowhere to go, it is at capacity.
Rayan Mashaal, the founder of ISIS propaganda media outlet ‘Amaq’ and his daughter were confirmed dead in a Facebook post by his brother.
Seven other soldiers were wounded when two air force SF-260 close air support planes dropped bombs on a target in the heart of Marawi City.
Emergency powers give the French police wider search and arrest powers while authorities have used these to successfully prohibit public gatherings.
The attacks targeted the late-night crowds typical of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and were claimed by ISIS in statements on its Amaq news agency.
The same district in Baghdad has been bombed twice in the past year, both times being claimed as the responsibility of ISIS.
More than 100 people have been killed, most of them militants, according to the military, and most of the city’s residents have fled.
Up to 200,000 people still live behind ISIS lines in Mosul’s Old City and three other districts.
The villages taken by the Popular Mobilisation paramilitary force include Kojo, where ISIS fighters abducted hundreds of Yazidi women in 2014
Duterte said the presence of foreign fighters in street battles in Marawi City was proof that ISIS had gained a foothold on the restive island of Mindanao, but there was still a chance for peace.
The raids followed the attack on a bus of Coptic Christians going to a monastery. The Christian population continues to feel the state cannot protect them.
The latest in a series of deadly attacks on Coptic Christians in the recent months has left 26 dead and another 26 wounded.
President Duterte has been pleading with Mindanao governors and religious leaders to work with the government to keep extremists at bay.
While US officials say more than 100 civilians died in the airstrike, local officials and eyewitnesses estimate the number of deaths to around 240.
The attack was the deadliest in Indonesia since January 2016, when eight people were killed out of which four of them were attackers.
The army sent about 100 soldiers, including US-trained special forces, to retake buildings and streets in mainly Muslim Marawi City held by ISIS militants.