Air strikes by US-led forces have reportedly killed 553 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria.
Jewish settlers are acquiring property in the heart of Arab east Jerusalem through a series of shady deals.
Islamic State militants are thanking America for a pallet of weapons, including hand grenades and RPGs.
An Australian teenage runaway has warned Prime Minister Tony Abbott jihadists won't stop until the IS flag flies above every nation.
The Syrian tribesmen were killed via beheadings, mass shootings and a crucifixion. Now they want vengance.
Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it tries to assert authority over the country.
Iraqi PM rules out any foreign ground intervention to assist government forces in retaking territory lost to jihadists.
US military drops arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani, its first acknowledgment it has delivered lethal aid to the rebels.
NZ troops could soon follow Australian counterparts to Iraq to train Iraqi security forces in the fight against Islamic State.
Court hears New Zealander sprayed petrol on Dubai office employees in attempted robbery.
US airstrikes have caused an abrupt reversal in Isis' fortunes, with fighters "paralysed, not able to move".
As Islamic State militants expanded their territory, an order came down: Grab any non-Muslim foreigner you can find.
The advance of Islamic State forces on the Syrian city of Kobani has stalled, with the militants forced to retreat.
Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying them.
Fighter aircraft launched six air strikes on Islamic State positions near Kobani, Syria.
A group of young Israeli expats have unleashed controversy back home by encouraging others to join them in Germany.
The Pentagon has finally given a name to the international military effort against Islamic State militants: "Operation Inherent Resolve."
The US and its allies have dramatically stepped up air strikes in the past two days near the frontline Syrian town of Kobani.
A US jury issued a new indictment that includes a possible death penalty against a suspected Libyan militant.
Islamic State boasts that it had enslaved women from an Iraqi minority group in order to use them as concubines.
Thirty people have been killed and 15 injured after three minibuses collided in Egypt.
An Iraqi provincial leader has issued a plea for US ground forces to head off total collapse in the country's largest province.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Sunday for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace.
Islamic State militants struck with deadly bombings in Iraq, killing dozens of Kurds and assassinating a provincial police commander.
Three car bombs have killed 25 people at a government compound near Baquba city in Iraq.
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A series of car bomb attacks in Iraq's capital kill 38 people in Shiite areas after Islamic militants killed a local TV journalist.
Kurdish militiamen are putting up a fierce fight to defend a Syrian town near the border with Turkey but are struggling to repel the Islamic State group.
Thousands of people "will most likely be massacred" if Kobane falls to Islamic State fighters, a UN envoy said on Friday, as militants fought deeper into the besieged Syrian Kurdish town in full view of Turkish tanks that have done nothing to intervene.
Thousands of people "will most likely be massacred" if Kobani falls to Islamic State fighters, a UN envoy said.