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The newspaper said information Mr Trump relayed to Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and ambassador Sergei Kislyak had been provided by a US partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister during their meeting last week, potentially jeopardi(...)

Afghan security officials take position during an operation against Islamic Statge in Chaparhar district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photograph: Ghulamullah Habibi/EPA

The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, was killed in an operation on April 27th conducted jointly by Afghan and US special forces in t(...)

File photo showing 21 Chibok girls who were released by Boko Haram in October. Photograph: Getty

A group of 82 girls held captive for three years by Islamist militants arrived in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, on Sunday after they were released in (...)

Detectives believe the Waterford-based couple have been taking donations from Islamic State sympathisers online and sending the funds on to Syria. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí have arrested a man and woman on suspicion of running an online collection fund for the Islamic State terror group. Detectives believe the Wat(...)

An  Afghan special forces unit member inspects a house which was used by suspected Islamic State militants at the site where a massive US bomb struck, in the Achin district of the eastern province of Nangarhar, earlier this month. Photograph:  Parwiz/Reuters

Two US service members were killed during an operation against Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan overnight on Wednesday, US officials sa(...)

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson is greeted by Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday. Photograph: Sergei Chirikov/EPA

Russian president Vladimir Putin has started a meeting in the Kremlin with US secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a spokeswoman for the US embassy in Mo(...)

 Syrian rebel fighters  in Teshreen neighbourhood on the  outskirts of Damascus on April 1st. Rebels have welcomed the US missile strike on a Syrian army air base. Photograph: Mohammed Badra/EPA

After six years of war and constant bombardment by government warplanes, Syrians in the opposition were jubilant at the news that US missiles had stru(...)

Firefighters look for bodies  of civilians who were killed in an air strike against Islamic State by US-led coalition forces. Photograph: Reuters

Dozens of Iraqi civilians, some of them still alive and calling out for help, were buried for days under the rubble of their homes in western Mosul af(...)

Part of Tabqa dam on the Euphrates river near Raqqa, Syria, pictured in June 2014. Photograph:  Nour Fourat/Reuters

The US-led coalition said on Monday it saw no imminent danger to a major hydroelectric dam that allied Syrian militias are fighting to take from Islam(...)

Iraqis inspect the damage   following air strikes in Mosul.  Photograph: Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

Iraq’s military said on Sunday that 61 bodies were recovered from a collapsed building that Islamic State had booby-trapped in west Mosul, but there w(...)

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