An al Nusra front fighter carries his brigade’s flag in Idlib city, after they took control of the area in March. Photograph: Ammar Abdallah/Reuters

A Columbus, Ohio, man who trained with Islamic militants in Syria has been arrested and charged with supporting terrorism and making false statements.(...)

Suspected al-Shabaab militants being rounded up earlier this year during an operation against the fundamentalist group in Mogadishu. Photograph: Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images

The poster, designed by popular Somali cartoonist Amin Amir, is striking: it shows a militant, his face obscured by a scarf and a gun strapped to his (...)