The Islamic State has ordered an evacuation from its de facto capital Raqqa following warnings that a dam could collapse, Syrian activists said.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a car bombing in Baghdad which killed 27 people, shattering a relative lull in the Iraqi capital.
In a windowless shack in the poorest region of Lebanon, a father-of-five has a vacant expression as he recalls being witness to beheadings by Islamic State.
Iraqi troops came under a wave of attacks from IS militants as they launched a new offensive in Mosul.
Iraqi forces have pushed into the first neighbourhood in western Mosul and taken full control of the international airport on the city's south-western edge from the Islamic State group, Iraqi officials said.
Iraqi forces have reached the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the western half of the city.
Iraqi forces have begun an operation to retake the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group.
Latest: An Islamic State suicide bomber has targeted worshippers at a famous shrine in southern Pakistan, killing at least 75 people and wounding more than 200 others, officials said.
Gunmen have killed six employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross in northern Afghanistan, a spokesman for the aid group said.
The number of suspects detained in Turkey in a major police operation against the Islamic State terror group over the weekend has increased to nearly 750, authorities said on Monday.
Residents in Somalia say they have found three decapitated bodies just days after fighters linked to the so-called 'Islamic State' ('IS') abducted nine people.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Cairo church two days earlier that killed 25 people, highlighting a new escalation of violence in Egypt against civilians and Christians in particular.
Islamic State militants have re-occupied the ancient city of Palmyra, a Syrian government official and the group said.
Police in the Netherlands have detained a man on suspicion of preparing a terrorist crime after finding a Kalashnikov rifle, two full ammunition clips and a painting featuring a flag used by Islamic State at his home.
Islamic State militants have seized territory near Palmyra, home to famed Roman ruins, according to Syrian opposition activists.
President Barack Obama said the fight he has led against Islamic State has been relentless, sustainable and multilateral.
The last buildings occupied by Islamic State militants in Sirte have fallen into the hands of Libyan fighters, officials said, as anti-IS fighters celebrated in the streets of the final IS stronghold in Libya.
Iraqi special forces fighting Islamic State militants in Mosul have seized a new neighbourhood and taken full control of another densely populated area, according to Iraqi field commanders.
Europol has warned that the so-called ’Islamic State’ group could launch fresh attacks in Europe in the near future with police forces across the continent investigating more than 50 terrorism cases.
Police in Kosovo have said officers prevented simultaneous attacks by the Islamic State group, including on the Israeli national soccer team that played in neighbouring Albania.