People photograph the scene of a bomb blast at a police post on a traffic island on J1 Thamrin, in Jakarta, Indonesia,  January 14th,  2016. Photograph: Roni Bintang/EPA

Radical jihadist group Islamic State (Isis) has launched its first attack on the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, sending suicide bombers and gunmen into (...)

Tashfeen Malik, (left), and Syed Farook  pictured passing through Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in this July 27th, 2014 photo. File photograph: US Customs and Border Protection/Reuters

A couple who massacred 14 people at a California holiday party were discussing martyrdom online before they met in person and married, FBI director Ja(...)

Tashfeen Malik, (L), and Syed Farook are pictured passing through Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in this July 27th, 2014 handout photo obtained by Reuters.

A married couple who killed 14 people in a California shooting rampage the FBI is investigating as an act of terrorism borrowed about $28,000 from an (...)

An indoor shooting range in Riverside, California, where the suspects in this week’s mass shooting reportedly trained with firearms. Photograph: Monica Almeida/The New York Times

The New York Times, in its first front-page editorial in nearly a century, on Saturday called for outlawing the kinds of rifles used in the California(...)

Lord Grantham’s dog Isis was presumably named after the ancient Egyptian god.

In recent years the name of a dog in Downton Abbey, a region in Australia, a song on Bob Dylan’s album Desire and a bridge near Oxford have gone from(...)

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(...)