Though Syria's president does not cooperate directly with the US-led coalition targeting the Islamic State within his country, he told the BBC that third parties had notified his government of the attacks.
On Tuesday, the Islamic State released a gruesome video purporting to show a Jordanian pilot being burnt alive. At dawn today, Jordan hung two jihadists and promised more action is to come.
The family of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohamed spoke to VICE News about his condition and why he remains behind bars while his colleagues are freed.
An Egyptian militant group affiliated with the Islamic State said it was responsible for coordinated rocket, mortar, and car bomb attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai Peninsula.
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq have stepped up an offensive on Islamic State (IS) around Mosul ahead of a planned operation to retake the city.
After ruling the oil-rich Sunni kingdom for almost 20 years, King Abdullah died on Friday after a short illness, posing questions for Saudi Arabia's future.
Lutz Bachmann, founder of Germany's anti-Islamization group, has stepped down after a picture of him with a Hitler-style moustache and hair style was published by a local newspaper.
A knife-wielding Palestinian man injured at least 10 passengers on a bus in the Israeli city on Wednesday morning, before being shot by a security officer as he fled the scene, according to local police.
The Houthi militia shelled US-backed Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's private residence after capturing the presidential palace, according to the country's information minister.
The journalist for French agency AFP is reported to have been caught in the crossfire as police clashed with protesters angry at the magazine's publication of a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammed.
The latest issue of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has ignited condemnation from political and religious leaders in the Middle East and elsewhere due to the depiction of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover.
Huge queues formed in Paris as the satirical magazine published its first issue since Islamic extremists killed 12 people at its offices. The cover — another cartoon of the Prophet Muhammed — stirred immediate debate.
The magazine's first cover since Islamic extremists killed 12 people at its offices will be a cartoon of the prophet holding a sign that says "Je Suis Charlie," the solidarity slogan that has been taken up around the world.
Three days after the attacks that killed 17 people in Paris, details have emerged about the lives the perpetrators led and their connections to each other.
Half of the troops will be deployed at 717 Jewish schools, as video emerges of French police operations against the gunmen on Friday, and the hunt for an accomplice continues.
More than a million people — including more than 40 world leaders — gathered Sunday in Paris for a unity march after three days of terror attacks that left 17 dead.
Police continue to hunt for accomplices of the gunmen responsible for three days of attacks that left 17 people dead.
Despite reported attacks on mosques across France, Parisians maintained unity the day after Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at the offices of magazine 'Charlie Hebdo,' with minimal turnout at an anti-Islamic rally.
An armed attacker killed a police officer and injured another man in Paris this morning. On Wednesday, suspected Islamists murdered 12 at the offices of a satirical magazine in the French capital.
Paris on alert as two of the alleged gunmen responsible for Wednesday's terrorist attack reportedly robbed a gas station, then headed back in the direction of the French capital.