Islamic State militants from China's Uighur ethnic minority have vowed to return home and "shed blood like rivers", according to a jihadist-tracking firm, in what experts said marked the first IS threat against Chinese targets.
Iraqi forces began the second phase of their offensive against Islamic State militants in Mosul, pushing from three directions into eastern districts.
The Syrian Arab Army's artillery and missile battalions targeted the so-called "Islamic State” (ISIS) positions near the northern part of the Kuweires Military Airportp in east Aleppo on Sunday, inflicting heavy casualties, including over 50 killed and injured militants and several armored vehicles.
Iraq's Ministry of Defence published a video and says in a statement its fighter jets struck and damaged the headquarters of Islamic State militants (ISIS) in Tal Afar west of Mosul.
Troops of Iraq’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) resumed their offensive against ISIS on the streets of Mosul on Friday after several days of relative quiet as the United Nations said ISIS militants have executed scores more people around the city this week.
Turkey's army and so-called international coalition forces have started an operation aimed at driving Islamic State terrorists (ISIS, ISIL , IS and Daesh) out of the Syrian town of Jarabulus located in restive Aleppo province near the Turkish border, a statement from the Turkish PM's office said.
ISIS have deployed a large group of fighters at several strategic oil fields with fears that the terror group is planning a deadly attack on foreign workers as well as oil wells.
Two women opened fire and threw a grenade at a Turkish police bus as it arrived at a station in an Istanbul suburb on Thursday, footage from the Dogan news agency showed. Television stations said there were no casualties.