Anzhi Makhachkala footballer Gasan Magomedov was shot and killed after his car was targeted by machine gun fire in the region of Dagestan in North Caucasas.
France has announced that it has arrested 10 people believed to have been heavily involved in a major Jihadist network within the country.
Islamic State forces have stormed a town in Iraq’s western Anbar province, killing at least 19 policemen and trapping dozens more in their headquarters.
[Opinion] Despite an ongoing fight in the Middle East against the Islamic State, some countries in the region are demonstrating more of an interest in their own agendas than the security of the region.
Air strikes carried out by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa has left at least 36 civilians dead.
A suicide bomber has detonated a vehicle laden with explosives in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Erbil.
Two separate car bombings has left at least 12 people dead and 30 injured in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Militants from the Islamic State have posted a video online purporting to show the severed head of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.
The United Arab Emirates has released a list of 80 groups, mostly Islamist, as ‘terrorist groups’.
Three young activists have been discovered beheaded in Derna, in the eastern region of Libya.