Iraq’s most influential Shia leader issues call to arms to fight ISIS

Iraq's most senior Shia cleric has issued an unprecedented call to arms after the al Qaeda offshoot ISIS seized more towns in northern Iraq. The...

Al Jazeera English instructs staff not to call Syria’s Jabhat al Nusra “Al Qaeda”

Al Jazeera English has instructed all of its news and website staff not to refer to the official al-Qaeda franchise in Syria – Jabhat...

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears in public leading Jummah prayers in Mosul

The leader of ISIS' caliphate, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared in public leading the jummah prayers at Mosul's landmark mosque, Masjid Al-Nuri. Speaking from the...

Israeli soldiers shoot Palestinian teenager dead outside school

Israeli forces reportedly shot and killed a 15-year-old Palestinian boy as he stood outside a school in the al-Jalazoun refugee camp on Saturday afternoon....

Saudi Arabia to lead new 34-nation “Islamic military coalition” to fight terrorism

Saudi Arabia will be leading a new military alliance to "fight terrorism", which will entail sharing information and training, equipping and providing ground forces...

Saudi Arabia executes top Shia cleric Ayatollah Nimr al Nimr

Saudi Arabia has executed the top Shia cleric Ayatollah Nimr al-Nimr along with 47 Sunnis it accused of terrorism. The state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA)...

Qatar to launch “counterweight to Al Jazeera”

Qatar is reported to be launching a new television station as a political counterweight to Al Jazeera amid concern the network has become too...

Senior Jabhat al-Nusra leader killed in battle with Assad forces

A senior leader of Jabhat al-Nusra - Al Qaeda’s official Syria wing - has been killed in battle against the Assad regime. Sheikh Abu Sulaiman...

ISIS claim to have restored the Khilafah

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has announced the restoration of the Khilafah over the areas under its control. In a video, Sheikh...

American man held by Israel for plotting to bomb Muslim holy sites

An American man wanted in the US on drugs charges has been arrested in Israel, charged with an alleged plot to attack Muslim holy...
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