A combination of  handouts made available by the Philippine National Police shows CCTV video stills of the alleged gunman that attacked the Resorts World Manila hotel and casino complex in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, on Thursday. Photograph:    EPA/Philippine National Police

Thirty-six people have died after a gunman stormed a casino-hotel complex in the Philippines and set fire to gambling tables, police have said. Metro(...)

The scene of an attack on a hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photograph: AP Television

Armed men stormed a hotel in the west African city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, last night, taking hostages and burning vehicles in what appears to b(...)

The massacre in Paris, following bombings in Beirut, Lebanon, and the downing of a Russian passenger jet over Egypt, all claimed by the Islamic State, reveals a terrorist organization that has changed in significant ways from the West’s initial understanding of it. Photograph: Reuters

Defying Western efforts to confront Islamic State on the battlefield, the group has evolved in its reach and organisational ability, with increasingly(...)

An undated image made available on Twitter by the Tunisian branch of the Islamic State (IS) group shows the gunman who carried out the bloody attack on the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in the Tunisian resort city of Sousse. Photograph: AFP

The gunman killed by police after the Tunisian attack which killed at least 38 people was not previously known to the authorities, according to the co(...)

Mokhtar Belmokhtar, an Algerian militant leader reported to have been killed in an American airstrike, is alive and well according to al-Qaeda. Photograph: FBI/The New York Times.

Al-Qaeda’s North Africa branch has denied reports that Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a major figure in insurgencies across North Africa and th(...)

Protesters demonstrate against the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das in Bangladesh. Mr Das was hacked to death by masked assailants in the third such killing in the country in less than three months. Photograph:  EPA/STR

A blogger has been hacked to death by machete-wielding attackers in Bangladesh, the third killing of a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-maj(...)

People pose around a poster of journalists Nadhir Ktari (left) and Sofiane Chourabi, who went missing in Libya in September, during a demonstration over their disappearance, in Tunis on January 9th. Photograph: Anis Mili/Reuters

Libyan militants calling themselves part of the Islamic State have saidthat they were holding captive 21 Egyptian Christians, raising new fears about (...)

Luke Somers was captured in the Yemeni capital Sana’a more than a year ago. Photograph: Site Intelligence Group

Al-Qaeda has threatened to murder a British-born photographer held hostage by the extremist Islamic group, according to a terrorist monitoring group.L(...)

Islamic militants have released a new propaganda video appearing to feature British hostage John Cantlie, the SITE Intel Group, which monitors online Jihadist postings, said. Image: SITE Intel Group via Reuters TV.

Islamic militants have released a new propaganda video appearing to feature British hostage John Cantlie. The clip - the second showing the journalist(...)