Taliban say no al Qaeda or ISIS in Afghanistan

Taliban say no al Qaeda or ISIS in Afghanistan

(VOVWORLD) - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers said on Tuesday there was no evidence of Islamic State or al Qaeda militants being in the country, days after Islamic State claimed responsibility for...
US to withdraw combat troops in Iraq

US to withdraw combat troops in Iraq

(VOVWORLD) - The United States and Iraq said Wednesday that they have agreed on the eventual withdrawal of US combat troops in Iraq and that the two governments would hold talks...
ISIS claims Egypt's gas pipeline blast

ISIS claims Egypt's gas pipeline blast

(VOVWORLD) - The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the gas pipeline blast in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, without giving evidence, a statement on their Telegram channel read
ISIS claims responsibility for Vienna attack

ISIS claims responsibility for Vienna attack

(VOVWORLD) - In a statement posted on Telegram Tuesday, ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack in Vienna in which four people were killed and 22 others wounded, including a policeman
Austria says ISIS involved in Vienna terror attack

Austria says ISIS involved in Vienna terror attack

(VOVWORLD) - Austria’s top security official accused the Islamic State (ISIS) of opening fire at multiple locations in central Vienna late Monday that killed at least four people, including a police...
France recalls ambassador from Turkey

France recalls ambassador from Turkey

(VOVWORLD) - France on Sunday recalled its Ambassador to Turkey after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about French President Emmanuel Macron
Russia aborts terrorist attack in Krasnodar

Russia aborts terrorist attack in Krasnodar

(VOVWORLD) - The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) has arrested one citizen relating to the Islamic State (ISIS) and aborted a terrorist attack in Krasnodar city, Sputnik reported...
ISIS announces new leader

ISIS announces new leader

(VOVWORLD) - The new leader of the Islamic State (ISIS) has been confirmed as Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, according to officials from two intelligence services
Repatriating ISIS fighters, a thorny problem

Repatriating ISIS fighters, a thorny problem

(VOVWORLD) - Turkey continues to send ISIS prisoners back to their home countries from detention centers in northeast Syria, triggering tensions with European countries, who have revoked the citizenships of many...
US open to maintain troops in Syria

US open to maintain troops in Syria

(VOVWORLD) - US troop levels in northern Syria will likely stabilize around 500, a top American military leader said Sunday, weeks after US President Donald Trump announced a complete withdrawal
UN warns of threats of ISIS and al-Qaida

UN warns of threats of ISIS and al-Qaida

(VOVWORLD) - A UN sanctions committee against the Islamic State (ISIS) and al-Qaida warned on Monday that ISIS is evolving into a global network while al-Qaida may grow stronger...