Iran has slammed Obama's demand that it stops nuclear development for a decade, but will continue talks.
The Islamic State might be the best-funded radical Islamist group in history, but airstrikes have damaged its earning power.
Israeli PM Netanyahu uses controversial address to US Congress to warn against Iran nuke deal.
More than 25,000 troops and militia begin operation to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from Islamic State
The vast majority of Muslim clerics say the group cherry picks what it wants from Islam's holy book in trying to justify their genocidal ambitions.
The Islamic State is angry at the microblogging site and founder Jack Dorsey for closing their accounts.
Harmeet Singh Sooden, who was held hostage by Islamic militants in 2005, will return to Iraq.
Except for the machine guns and guard towers, the al-Hair high-security prison looks remarkably like a hotel — especially the conjugal-visit wing.
Analysis: As "Jihadi John", he was a terrifying figure. While he's still got his knife, Mohammed Emwazi may have lost his edge.
US Secretary of State warns Israel's prime minister not to turn an address to Congress this week into "some great political football".
Australian PM has delivered a blunt message to Kiwis: geographical isolation will not protect us from the Islamic State.
As 'Jihadi John' was unmasked, a radical Islamic preacher was due to speak at his alma mater.
Muslim teacher once jailed by Canada as a security threat denies radicalising teens now suspected of fighting with extremists.
The person behind the wheel of this Toyota Corolla has made this taxi a revolution of sorts.
One of the of the world's most wanted men is a computer programmer that MI5 reportedly once tried to recruit.
Islamist militants have destroyed a priceless collection of statues and sculptures from the ancient Assyrian era, inflicting what has been described as incalculable damage to a piece of shared human history.
Man killed in Syria after joining Kurds battling IS jihadists has been identified as Ashley Kent Johnson.
A bombing blitz across Baghdad has killed 37 and wounded many more.
Camp Taji is a flat and dusty place that feels like a "slowly decaying time capsule".
It has now been verified that IS militants have abducted at least 150 people from Syrian villages.
Emirates plans to resume flights to Baghdad after halting them when an incoming passenger plane came under fire.
The new US defence secretary calls Islamic State "hardly invincible" after meeting US commanders in Kuwait.
NZ has raised its "target profile" with troops decision and the response will likely be swift, an analyst warns.
The US-led strikes against Isis have killed nearly 1500 Isis militants and 62 civilians, monitoring group says.
New US Defence Secretary believes they have the right "ingredients" of a strategy to combat Islamic State.
One blaze was in a glittering skyscraper, a story followed by the world. The other saw the bodies of 10 migrant labourers carried out of a tyre shop.
Mayor of Jerusalem and security guard wrestled man after he stabbed a victim at a busy intersection.
The US says it will help Iraqi forces oust Isis from the country's second-largest city - but is the military blueprint feasible?
Troops are massing for a major offensive against Islamic State-held city of Tikrit - but their last effort ended disastrously.
Yemen's president leaves capital amid conflicting reports about if he was released or escaped.