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Islamic State affiliate leader killed in raid, says Indonesian military
Indonesia's most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State (IS) group has been killed in a gun battle with security forces, the military said, in a victory for the counter-terrorism campaign against extremists in the jungles of Sulawesi island.
Death of Jihadist Behind Attack on U.S. Soldiers Is Latest Blow for Militants
With France's killing of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui, experts say the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara has suffered a big loss, but caution against declaring victory.
Shamima Begum, regardless of her new image, remains the UK's responsibility | Gina Vale
n her first live interview since joining Islamic State (IS), on ITV's Good Morning Britain, 22-year-old Shamima Begum made her latest appeal to return to the UK.
Analysis | The U.S.-Pakistan Relationship Needs a Rethink
President Joe Biden's administration says it will judge the new Taliban regime in Afghanistan by its actions. The same standard should apply to the group's main backer: Pakistan.
France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
France killed the leader of so-called Islamic State in the Greater Sahara because the group attacked French aid workers, African civilians and US troops, French officials said Thursday.
France says leader of ISIL group in Sahel has been killed
Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, who was wanted by the US, led the Islamic State in Greater Sahara armed group.
France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory
PARIS - France killed the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara because the group attacked French aid workers, African civilians and U.S. troops, French officials said Thursday, calling him "enemy No. 1" in protracted anti-terrorism efforts in the Sahel.
France says it has killed Islamic State leader in Greater Sahara, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi
Emmanuel Macron has said French military forces have killed the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi.
French Forces Kill an ISIS Leader in Sahara, Macron Says
President Emmanuel Macron of France announced Wednesday that French military forces had killed the leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara.
France says head of Islamic State in Sahara has been killed
BAMAKO, Mali - France's president announced the death of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara's leader late Wednesday, calling Abu al-Walid al-Sahrawi's killing "a major success" for the French military after more than eight years fighting extremists in the Sahel.