United States

Pompeo says Alabama woman who joined ISIL can’t return to US

Hoda Muthana says she regrets aligning herself with ISIL and wants to return to the United States.

Pompeo says Alabama woman who joined ISIL can’t return to US

ISIS/ISIL

'ISIL bride' Shamima Begum says she might seek Dutch citizenship

19-year-old calls decision to revoke her UK citizenship 'kind of heart-breaking,' adding she will explore other options.

Syria's War

Syria's war: Trucks carrying women, children leave ISIL enclave

Vehicles evacuate civilians from Baghouz where US-backed Kurdish forces continue to battle ISIL in eastern Syria.

Syria's war: Trucks carrying women, children leave ISIL enclave

ISIS/ISIL

Shamima Begum's family to challenge revoking of UK citizenship

MPs and academics brand the Home Office decision as 'dangerous', as her family lawyer considers 'all legal avenues'.

Shamima Begum's family to challenge revoking of UK citizenship

United Kingdom

'ISIL bride' Shamima Begum set to lose UK citizenship

Family of the 19-year-old runaway 'considering all legal avenues' following a Home Office notice, lawyer says.

UK set to strip teenage 'ISIL bride' Shamima Begum of citizenship

Syria's War

Syria: UN says 200 families trapped in ISIL enclave

About 2,000 civilians are mixed with 300 fighters as US-backed forces push to drive ISIL out of eastern Syria.

UN concerned over 200 families 'trapped' in last ISIL enclave

Middle East

Egyptian security forces kill 16 suspected fighters in Sinai

The suspected fighters were killed in two separate districts in the El Arish city, state media reported.

Egyptian security forces kill 16 suspected fighters in Sinai

ISIS/ISIL

Burden of victory: What should happen to European ISIL prisoners?

Fate of more than 1,000 European ISIL prisoners, detained by Kurdish forces in northern Syria, hangs in the balance.

Burden of victory: What should happen to European ISIL prisoners?

Syria's War

After ISIL, French women held in Syria say they're ready for home

ISIL 'executed people for nothing, without proof - even Muslims', two women from France tell the AFP news agency.

After ISIL, French women held in Syria say they're ready for home

Syria's War

Erdogan: NATO gives arms to 'terrorists' but not to Turkey

President accuses NATO allies of supporting 'terrorism' with thousands of truckloads of weapons, but none for Turkey.

Erdogan: NATO gives arms to 'terrorists' but not to Turkey

Syria's War

Syria: SDF calls for help with 'time bomb' ISIL fighters

Abandoning foreign ISIL fighters in Syria would be a 'very big mistake', spokesman for US-backed militia warns.

Syria: SDF calls for help with 'time bomb' ISIL fighters

Syria's War

Twin bombings kill at least 15 people in Syria's Idlib city

Idlib is dominated by an alliance led by Syria's former al-Qaeda affiliate, the Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham armed group.

Twin bombings kill at least 15 people in Syria's Idlib city

ISIS/ISIL

US woman 'deeply regrets' joining ISIL, wants to return home

Hoda Muthana who was vocal on Twitter under the handle Umm Jihad, ran away to Syria in 2014 where she lived under ISIL.

US woman 'deeply regrets' joining ISIL, wants to return home

Inside Story

What should be done with foreign ISIL fighters captured in Syria?

US President Donald Trump tells European leaders to 'take back' more than 800 ISIL fighters held in Syria.

Syria's War

Trump demands Europe put 800 ISIL fighters on trial

US president says Britain, France, Germany and other allies must prosecute more than 800 ISIL prisoners in custody.

Donald Trump demands Europe take hundreds of ISIL fighters