Suicide bomber kills more than 50 in Syria’s Al-Bab
A suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint manned by the Free Syrian Army near Al-Bab, killing at least 53 people. The blast came hours after fighters of ISIL, also known as ISIS were driven from the city.
Iraqi forces 'retake Mosul University' from ISIL
Iraqi security forces say they now have full control over the strategic Mosul University.
Obama reflects on terror fight ahead of Trump presidency
US President Barack Obama commends the US for its progress in the fight against terror, warning that the country must remain the strongest fighting force the world has ever known.
Battle for Mosul: Peshmerga forces secure area near Tal Afar
As the battle for Mosul continues in Iraq, the nearby town of Tal Afar could prove vital in keeping ISIL under pressure.
Kurds fight their way into Bashiqa in battle for Mosul
Gunfire and explosions ring out through the town of Bashiqa near Mosul in Iraq as Kurdish peshmerga fighters move in to take over from Islamic State militants.
'The craziest campaign in US history'
The US presidential election is in the spotlight today. According to left-leaning daily Libération, the final stretch could get ugly.
Syria War: ISIL suffers another blow by the fall of Dabiq
ISIL is under attack both in Syria and Iraq. In Syria, rebel fighters say they faced little resistance from ISIL when they reclaimed the northern town of Dabiq about 24 hours ago. ISIL is under attack in several areas in the region.
Iraq gears up for offensive on ISIL-held city of Mosul
Iraqi security forces are preparing for a major offensive in northern Iraq to retake Mosul, the last ISIL-held city in the country.