Belgian police on the move after making arrests in Molenbeek on Saturday evening. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch/The Irish Times

Belgian prime minister Charles Michel has confirmed one of three suspects arrested in Brussels on Saturday was present in Paris on Friday. Prime min(...)

People lay flowers and candles in memory of the victims of the Russian MetroJet Airbus A321 crash in Pulkovo airport, St Petersburg. Photograph: Anatoly Maltsev/EPA

Islamic State’s Egyptian affiliate on Wednesday dismissed in an audio message doubts that it had downed a Russian passenger jet over Egypt’s Sinai Pen(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Keene, New Hampshire, on Wednesday, during which he said he would send home the US’s Syrian refugees if he became president. Photograph: Gretchen Ertl/Reuters

Businessman Donald Trump, the frontrunner to win the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, said he would send home the US’s Syrian refugees if he b(...)

Islamic State (IS) group flag and banner. Photograph:  Marwan Ibrahimmarwan/AFP/Getty

Saudi security forces engaged in a gun battle with two brothers suspected of belonging to the militant group Islamic State, the Interior Ministry said(...)

Libyan supporters and troops loyal to Khalifa Haftar, a retired general and former chief of staff under Muammar Gadafy, on an armoured personnel carrier during a demonstration calling on the international community to arm the Libyan army on August 14th, 2015 in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. Photograph: Abdullah Doma/AFP/Getty Images

At least 42 people have been killed in clashes between the local incarnation of Islamic State, a rival Islamist group and forces loyal to the official(...)

The Sousse beach massacre in June in which 38 people were killed has been linked to previous terror attack carried out at the National Bardo Museum outside the capital Tunis in March. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The massacre of 38 tourists on a Tunisian beach is being linked to an earlier terror attack in the country which killed 22 people, Scotland Yard said (...)

Matthew VanDyke: busy sending US military veterans to train Iraqis on the other side of the fight

The last time Matthew VanDyke saw US journalist James Foley, they were running through war-torn Aleppo in Syria avoiding snipers. Foley became the mo(...)

A photo taken on June 28th shows the house of Seifeddine Rezgui, the assailant behind the beachside massacre at Riu Imperial Marhaba on the outskirts of Sousse, in the town of Gaafour near Siliana, northwest of Tunis. Photograph: Fawsi Dridi/AFP/Getty Images

The mother of the Tunisian beach gunman has revealed her son once refused to kill a mouse because he “couldn’t kill anything”. Radhia Manai (49) said (...)

Medics and security forces gather inside Imam Sadiq mosque following a suicide bombing in al-Sawaber, Kuwait City. Photograph: Raed Qutena/EPA

Kuwait has arrested several people on suspicion of involvement in the bombing of a Shia Muslim mosque on Friday that killed 27 people, a security sour(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry was in Geneva to meet his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva in an effort to bridge differences on a far-reaching nuclear deal that is to be sealed by the end of next month. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

US secretary of state John Kerry broke his right leg in an accident while cycling a portion of the Tour de France route near Scionzier, France, on Sun(...)