Russian, Syrian forces fly first joint mission against Islamic State

Russian and Syrian forces flew their first joint combat mission against the terrorist group Islamic State, Russia's Defence Ministry said late Thursday.

"Several" dead after insurgents attack military base in Somalia

Islamic insurgent group al-Shabaab stormed an army base in south-western Somalia early on Friday, killing "several" soldiers, a security official said.

Airstrikes kill 10 ISIS members in eastern Afghanistan

Ten Islamic State militants were killed by NATO airstrikes in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said Friday.