Middle East

World leaders discuss strategies against ISIL

Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS meets in US after recent developments in northeast Syria, including death of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Turkey-Syria border

US to keep about 600 troops in Syria: Pentagon chief

Secretary of Defense reiterated some troops would remain despite Trump's desire to end Syria involvement.

US to keep about 600 troops in Syria: Pentagon chief

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Kabul car bomb kills 12, including kids

At least 12 people died in the explosion that apparently targeted a convoy from a private security firm.

Afghanistan: Kabul car bomb kills 12, including kids

Asia Pacific

Suspected suicide bombing targets police in Indonesia's Medan

Bomber killed and some officers wounded in blast that took place in car park outside building.

Suspected suicide bombing targets police in Indonesia's Medan

Turkey

Erdogan: ISIL fighter trapped near Greece 'not our problem'

Turkey will continue to deport captured ISIL members whether home countries 'take them or not', president warns.

Erdogan: ISIL fighter trapped near Greece 'not our problem'

Europe

Dutch state to appeal order to take back children of ISIL mothers

A court in The Hague said the government must actively help repatriate 56 children living in poor conditions in Syria.

Dutch state to appeal order to take back children of ISIL mothers

Syria's War

Three blasts kill at least 6 in Syrian town near Turkey

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which came after ISIL said it killed a priest in the area.

Three blasts kill at least 6 in Syrian town near Turkey

Turkey

Turkey deports US national as it starts returning ISIL fighters

Turkish official says seven German nationals will be returned on November 14, according to state media.

Turkey deports US national as it starts returning ISIL fighters

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Erdogan: ISIL leader's inner circle trying to enter Turkey

Turkish president says number of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's family members caught is 'close to reaching double digits'.

Erdogan: ISIL leader's inner circle trying to enter Turkey

Europe

British army reject to be sentenced for training to fight ISIL

Aidan James was repeatedly rejected by the British army before setting out to join the fight against ISIL.

British army reject to be sentenced for training to fight ISIL

Syria's War

President Erdogan says Turkey captured al-Baghdadi's wife

ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi rose from obscurity to lead the armed group and declare himself caliph of all Muslims.

President Erdogan says Turkey captured al-Baghdadi's wife

Asia

ISIL blamed for deadly attack on Tajik border outpost

Security forces shoot 15 attackers dead after fighters kill border guard and policeman, Tajik authorities say.

ISIL blamed for deadly attack on Tajik border outpost

ISIS/ISIL

Turkey captures sister of slain ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Rasmiya Awad was captured alongside her husband and daughter-in-law in a raid on a container near Syria's Azaz.

Turkey captures sister of slain ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Egypt

Egypt forces kill 83 fighters in Sinai, military says

Army also detained 61 criminal suspects and detonated 376 explosive devices during month-long raids.

Egypt forces kill 83 fighters in Sinai, military says

Turkey

Turkey 'to send back' ISIL prisoners even if citizenships revoked

Turkish interior minister criticises Western countries for not taking back their captured citizens who fought for ISIL.

Turkey 'to send back' ISIL prisoners even if citizenships revoked