Militants are using mass arrests and public executions to maintain control in the city before impending battle against Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmerga forces
Journal cites call to 'attack the kuffar [disbelievers] in their backyard'
Government officials say pilot rescued but did not confirm cause of crash
Three young men were arrested and sentenced to public lashes in the Iraqi city of Mosul, an activist said
Terror network with links to the extremist group uncovered in months-long sting operation
The former prime minister said not recognising the nature of the problem made it impossible to tackle
Unlike past al-Qaeda operatives who came to Europe from North Africa, and therefore had to build their networks in a more opportunistic manner, the new Isis operatives are able to draw on ‘ready-made’ family networks
'We are aware of some of the risks involved. This is my work'
The US State Department has expressed 'regret' over airstrike near Isis stronghold that killed 62 Syrian army soldiers
US-led coalition forces say raid against Isis may have unintentionally hit government troops - in a blow to the recent ceasefire
Exclusive: Members of Kurdish-allied force speak to The Independent as they prepare for new advance
A US-led coalition air strike in Syria has killed the Isis minister of information, the Pentagon confirmed.
Four people have been detained by Turkish authorities as part of an investigation into possible threats to the British and German embassies in Ankara
Collapse of country after Gadaffi's removal triggered war in Mali and strengthened militant groups
Just as the Great War led to the Second, so the world war against al-Qaeda led, via Iraq, to the war against the apocalyptic Isis
Defence officials said militants had converted a pharmaceutical plant to manufacture weapons in Mosul