Indonesia

Indonesia: Wife and child of arrested plotter die in explosion

Police say woman blew herself and child up during a raid after husband detained for planning Jakarta attacks.

Indonesia: Wife and child of arrested plotter die in explosion

Syria's War

SDF: Dozens of ISIL fighters killed in Syria's Baghouz

Three members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces were also killed in offensive against last bastion of ISIL.

SDF: Dozens of ISIL fighters killed in Syria's Baghouz

Malaysia

Malaysia offers citizens conditional return as ISIL crumbles

More than 100 Malaysians joined ISIL in Syria and about 13, including women and children, now want to come back.

Malaysia offers citizens conditional return as ISIL crumbles

ISIS/ISIL

US-backed SDF make 'modest advances' on final ISIL holdout

Kurdish-led forces move slowly into eastern Syrian village amid ISIL sniper fire, landmines, SDF commander says.

War & Conflict

Egypt army says 46 fighters and three soldiers killed in Sinai

About 100 suspects were arrested and more than 30 cars and scooters were confiscated or destroyed, military says.

Egypt army says 46 fighters and three soldiers killed in Sinai

ISIS/ISIL

SDF forces launch new attacks on final ISIL stronghold

With no civilians emerging from Baghouz in days, US-backed militia says final battle is now under way.

US-backed Syrian forces resume attacks on last ISIL enclave

Europe

UK home secretary criticised over death of Begum's baby

Leaders and members of the public criticise UK Home Office for calling Begum a 'security risk' and revoking citizenship.

UK home secretary criticised over death of Shamima Begum's baby

United Kingdom

ISIL teen's baby son dies of 'lung infection' in Syria

Shamima Begum's infant son died at a camp in northern Syria, a Syrian Democratic Forces spokesperson says.

Shamima Begum's 3-week old baby dies in northern Syria camp: SDF

Middle East

ISIL fighters' families struggle in Iraqi society

A human rights group says that families with ties to ISIL are facing collective punishment - which is a war crime.

Iraq

Iraqi leader says foreign ISIL fighters may face death penalty

President Barham Salih says foreign ISIL fighters 'will be tried' under Iraqi law, Abu-Dhabi based newspaper reports.

Iraqi leader says foreign ISIL fighters may face death penalty

Middle East

No pressure to withdraw from Syria by specific date: US general

Votel says mission to defeat ISIL is 'driving the withdrawal' and 'main focus is making sure we protect our forces'.

No pressure to withdraw from Syria by specific date: US general

Syria's War

Hundreds of ISIL fighters surrender in Syria's Baghouz: SDF

US-backed SDF says hundreds of ISIL soldiers captured or surrendered while fleeing armed group's last enclave.

Hundreds of ISIL fighters surrender in Syria's Baghouz: SDF

Syria's War

Trump: 'I agree 100 percent' with keeping some US troops in Syria

Two months after announcing pull-out, Trump says in letter obtained by NBC he agrees with keeping US military in Syria.

Trump: 'I agree 100 percent' with keeping some US troops in Syria

Syria's War

ISIL fighters 'surrender in large numbers' in final Syria enclave

About 3,000 people came out of Baghouz in eastern Syria through a humanitarian corridor, US-backed SDF rebels say.

ISIL fighters 'surrender in large numbers' in final Syria enclave

Middle East

Hundreds in Syria's Baghouz 'surrender' amid slowdown in fighting

SDF says 500 people, including ISIL fighters, leave armed group's last enclave as US-backed forces slow down offensive.