Was 'IS' trying to sell €1 billion worth of drugs in Europe?
Italian authorities stunned the world by announcing the "Islamic State" was trying to ship €1 billion worth of amphetamines into Europe. But after analysts raised doubts, eyes turn to President Bashar Assad's regime.
Italy seizes IS-made drugs worth one billion euros
Italian police released video of a seizure of a 14-tonne haul of amphetamines made by the Islamic State group in Syria, calling it the biggest seizure of such drugs in the world.
Is Afghanistan's amnesty for Taliban and IS group fighters working?
Since the 2001 US-led intervention in Afghanistan that ousted the Taliban, a series of amnesty programmes have been created, allowing former Taliban and Islamic State group fighters to lay down their weapons in return for an official pardon. Our reporters Margaux Benn, Sonia Ghezali and Shahzaib Wahlah travelled to three Afghan provinces to explore how former Taliban fighters are adapting to their new lives as ordinary civilians. They also find out how the amnesty programme is perceived by family members
UK to repatriate British orphans of 'Islamic State' fighters
The UK government has arranged for British orphans in Syria to be repatriated to the UK. The UK now joins Germany in repatriating children whose parents were suspected members of the so-called "Islamic State."
Northern Iraq: Postwar Boom
The Islamic State's war in Iraq also paralyzed the Kurdish region even though it was largely spared from the fighting. Now the economy there is recovering from the disruption.
Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case
German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured.
German police arrest suspected Islamic extremists in raid
A police operation involving hundreds of officers has resulted in the arrest of two suspected Islamists. At the center of the investigation is a married couple who attempted to join "Islamic State" in Syria.
Belgium trial on Jewish museum terror attack opens
Two men, including a suspected "Islamic State" militant, are on trial for killing four people at a Jewish museum in Brussels. Prosecutors are calling for life sentences.
Trump's Syria pull out fuels confusion
President Trump has declared victory over the so-called Islamic State and has ordered the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, but his sharp reversal of foreign policy appears to have taken the Pentagon by surprise, triggered criticism from political friends and foes and left America's Kurdish allies all alone.