November 27th @ 12:27 AM GMT
Yahoo! Israeli forces killed four gunmen linked to the Islamic State group after they fired on soldiers Sunday, the military said, in the first such attack on the occupied Golan Heights. The Israeli soldiers were targeted with machinegun fire and mortars and they shot back, before the air force bombed the vehicle carrying the gunmen identified as members of ''Shuhada al-Yarmouk, an IS affiliate'', said spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner. The soldiers, from the Golani Brigade, were beyon... (Politics)
November 27th @ 7:03 PM GMT
Yahoo! Iraqi forces battled the Islamic State group deep in eastern Mosul, edging deeper towards the Tigris river that divides the city. Since the October 17 start of a broad offensive to retake Mosul, Iraqi forces have recaptured several eastern neighbourhoods despite fierce jihadist resistance. Last week they were reported to be in control of 40 percent of eastern Mosul. (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:05 PM GMT
Yahoo! By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malaysian kindergarten teacher Indira Gandhi last saw her infant daughter in 2009 before her estranged husband snatched the 11-month-old away after an argument. Gandhi is one of several women whose husbands converted to Islam in Muslim-majority Malaysia, before secretly converting their children and then applying for custody of them in an Islamic court. As a Hindu, Gandhi is unable to challenge his bid in the Islamic court because sh... (World)
November 28th @ 5:40 PM GMT
Yahoo! Among the Kurds of northern Iraq, the news of Donald Trumps election win has stirred hope and eager speculation about the role of the Kurdish people and the military, particularly in the fight against the Islamic State. Kurds have not been implicated in the recent series of terror attacks against the West and have been allied with the U.S. against ISIS. In areas of northern Iraq recently liberated from the Islamic State, Kurdish commanders are eager to demonstrate how they are protecting Ch... (Politics)
November 27th @ 9:10 PM GMT
Yahoo! Francois Fillon won France's first-ever conservative presidential primary Sunday after promising drastic free-market reforms and a crackdown on immigration and Islamic extremism, beating a more moderate (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 5:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! Clashes between the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab and villagers in a central Somali town have left 10 people dead and dozens wounded, say local residents. (World)
November 25th @ 6:55 PM GMT
Yahoo! Four long-time friends in their 30s, living in the same French city and communicating through a closed phone line, were planning a terror attack in France as early as next week on orders from an Islamic State group member in Iraq or Syria, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Friday. (World)
November 28th @ 9:03 AM GMT
AP When Iraq's top generals finalized the plan to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, they gave themselves six month (Top Stories)
November 26th @ 11:04 AM GMT
Yahoo! Iraqi military and hospital officials say mortar rounds fired by Islamic State militants have killed 16 civilians in neighborhoods already retaken by troops. (Top Stories)
November 26th @ 10:36 AM GMT
Yahoo! Turkish warplanes destroyed 12 Islamic State targets while one Turkish soldier was killed in a clash with militants during an offensive in northern Syria, Turkey's military said on Saturday. Turkey and Syrian rebels are carrying out an operation to push the jihadists from the border after an air strike on Thursday killed three Turkish soldiers. The Turkish military believes the strike was carried out by the Syrian air force. (World)
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