Inside Story

When will Mosul be liberated?

The Iraqi army has launched an offensive to recapture the remaining enclaves still held by ISIL.

Middle East

ISIL claims deadly attack on Egypt's Christians

Air raids target camps near Derna where armed men responsible for deadly Minya attack are alleged to have trained.

Special series

ISIL: Target Russia

Thousands of ISIL fighters are training in the mountains of Afghanistan, plotting an attack on the Kremlin.

War & Conflict

Libyans seek inquiry into escape of ISIL followers

Awaqir tribesmen demand answers to how escape from Derna and Benghazi was possible through Haftar-controlled areas.

Inquiry sought into ISIL escape under Khalifa Haftar

Middle East

'Over 100 civilians dead in coalition strikes' in Syria

Monitor says most of those killed were Moroccan and Syrian nationals who had fled from ISIL-controlled Raqqa.

Middle East

28 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack

Children among bus passengers targeted while going to a monastery in Minya province, prompting hunt for the attackers.

Asia Pacific

'Foreigners fighting' with ISIL-linked Philippine group

Indonesians and Malaysians among those killed by army in Marawi, where clashes with Maute force thousands to flee.

Syria's Civil War

Civilian toll rises in deadliest month in US-led raids

US-led strikes kill 35 in east Syria, just days after monitor reports highest monthly civilian death toll for coalition.

US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in east Syria: monitor

Manchester Bombing

Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midst

UK city's Libyan community shaken after revelations Salman Abedi was behind suicide blast at concert that killed 22.

Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midst

Asia Pacific

Indonesia probes 'ISIL-linked' Jakarta suicide attack

Bombs used in attacks were made from pressure cookers, similar to a device used by a local group linked to ISIL.

Indonesia probes 'ISIL-linked' Jakarta suicide attack

Manchester Bombing

Manchester attack probe widens with arrests in Libya

Suspect's father held in Tripoli says 'everything was normal' with his son days before, as UK police make eight arrests.

NATO

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Member states of military alliance are set to officially join a US-led coalition fighting ISIL, diplomatic sources say.

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Asia Pacific

Three policemen killed by 'suicide bombers' in Jakarta

Two explosions strike bus station in Indonesia's capital, killing three police officers and wounding 10 people.

Three dead confirmed in Jakarta double bombing

Manchester Bombing

Police investigate Manchester attack network

UK home secretary says suspected bomber 'likely' did not act alone as soldiers take on guard duties at key public sites.

Asia Pacific

Duterte considers martial law for entire Philippines

Residents flee Mindanao's Marawi city as fighters reportedly behead a local police chief and take churchgoers hostage.