Critics call his remarks on the deadly clash ‘obscene and ignorant’.
Police have problems with getting through the three security points by the Syrians, the US alliance, and Islamic State, says IGP.
In Geneva, a senior Chinese official warns that there was a danger of Islamic State militants re-emerging in Syria.
While some countries have stripped IS recruits of citizenship or banned them from coming back, Chechnya is actively repatriating women and children.
Asked if he had intelligence that bin Laden's son had been killed, US President Donald Trump tells reporters, 'I don't want to comment on it.'
The island nation's leaders warn that it is a prime target for an attack due to its status as a regional financial centre.
The fate of foreign fighters and their families has become a significant problem for governments as the conflict against IS draws to a close.
UAE newspapers The National and Gulf News both report that the man was a domestic worker.
Somalia has been riven with conflict since 1991, when clan warlords overthrew a dictator, then turned on each other.
'They followed the IS ideology, but our investigations have not shown any link between them,' says Sri Lanka's head of the Criminals Investigation Department.
The abduction comes 9 months after Islamic State's West Africa branch executed a Red Cross aid worker in March 2018.
The blast comes amid an unending wave of violence across Afghanistan.
The two women – one from Denmark and the other a Norwegian – were beheaded in the country’s Atlas mountains in December.
Australian counter-terror police arrest three men in Sydney as part of an investigation into domestic Islamic State sympathisers.
Five people including three soldiers are killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philippines's restive south, which the Islamic State claim is a suicide attack.
'The FBI takes threats to churches and other religious institutions extremely seriously and will use all our resources to stop potential terrorist attacks against them,' says FBI's Michael McGarrity.
Momena Shoma admits to a terrorist act after stabbing Australian Roger Singaravelu, who was formerly from Malaysia, at his home in the name of IS.
US forces quietly sends at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq.
The pair reportedly married into a terror cell linked to the murder of western hostages.
Last December, President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal of all 2,000 US troops after they had defeated the Islamic State militants in Syria.
Syrian Democratic Forces had to delay their assault as mostly the wives and the children of ISIS members are streaming out of the enclave.
Trump has sworn to pull US forces from Syria after Islamic State's territorial defeat.
Once the US-led coalition declares it has taken all IS territories, the White House is expected to withdraw American troops.
Morocco has been largely insulated from militant attacks.