The Islamic State has ignored an offer for its fighters to withdraw safely from the Syrian city of Manbij, and clashes with US-backed forces continued after the offer expired.
By Tess Owen
The FBI alleges that the men made plans to travel to Syria and praised the attacks in San Bernardino and Orlando.
German police say they found a hand-painted Islamic State flag in the Afghan refugee's room, but authorities have not found any evidence indicating he was a member of an Islamist network.
This new propaganda film is supposed to reassure residents of the terror state that everything is running smoothly, but actually it's just really boring.
Some of the men suspected of being behind Friday's deadly attack in the diplomatic zone of Bangladesh's capital, which left 20 hostages and two police officers dead, came from affluent families and attended prestigious schools.
The Filipino militant group has already beheaded two Canadians who were held hostage alongside Kjartan Sekkingstad. "There is no more ultimatum, we are going to behead this Norwegian anytime today," a spokesman told the Mindanao Inquirer.
The number of victims rose as bodies were recovered from the rubble in the Karrada area of Baghdad, where a refrigerator truck packed with explosives blew up on Saturday night.
The gunmen stormed the upmarket restaurant in the Bangladeshi capital late on Friday before killing mostly non-Muslim hostages.
The attack is the deadliest since US-backed Iraqi forces last month scored a major victory when it dislodged Islamic State from their stronghold of Fallujah.
By VICE News
Philippine soldiers believe they have dug up the body of Canadian hostage Robert Hall, who was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants last month after a June 13 ransom deadline lapsed.
Islamic State said it was responsible for the attack, which killed mostly foreigners, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital.
History suggests there are certain criteria that allow insurgents and revolutionaries, even ones with histories of brutal behavior, to engage with the United States.
Turkish authorities have been grappling with IS fighters flowing in and out of the border with Syria, as well as a number of terror attacks across the country
Three US citizens were either charged with or convicted of attempting to join the militant group on Tuesday.
Brussels police detained a man near a busy shopping center after he announced that he was strapped with explosives that would be set off remotely, later discovering the belt was lined with salt and cookies.
A separate bombing killed another eight people in a market, highlighting the challenges faced by the government in Kabul and its Western backers as Washington considers whether to delay plans to cut the number of its troops in Afghanistan.
Iraqi government-run camps struggled on Sunday to shelter people fleeing Fallujah, as the military battled Islamic State militants in the city's northern districts.
Turkey, a major sponsor of groups fighting to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has closed its borders to Syrian refugees.