While many of the male fighters who travelled to fight for Islamic State have yet to return, the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has other worries. Hans-Georg Maassen is greatly concerned with the threat posed by their wives and children.
The Dutch counterterrorism agency NCTV is investigating online threats made by Islamic State-affiliated militants against the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 soccer tournament scheduled to take place in the Netherlands next week.
French and Malian special forces are conducting a joint military operation after suspected jihadists stormed a luxury resort in Dougourakoro, Western Mali. Mali's security minister has confirmed two fatalities so far.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has denied media reports claiming he requested US Special Forces assistance in the battle for Marawi City, saying on Sunday that he “never approached America” for help.
Islamic State is claiming responsibility for two bomb attacks which killed 30 and injured up to 40 in central Iraq. One blast rocked the Shi'ite holy city of Karbala, second only to Mecca in importance for pilgrims.
British Prime Minister Theresa May reduced the terrorism threat level in the UK from ‘critical’ to ‘severe’ Saturday, with armed soldiers patrolling streets across the country to be withdrawn beginning Monday evening.
Despite no known specific, credible threats, the FBI and the US Department of Homeland Security have warned law enforcement agencies that sympathizers of jihadist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) could strike holiday events in the US.