Sunni extremists

Man behind Germany's "Sharia Police" in court on terrorism charges

Sven Lau, a German-born firebrand known for his attempts to enforce Islamic laws in German public spaces, went on trial Tuesday for allegedly supporting a terrorist organization active in the...

Suicide attack on Shiite shrine in Iraq leaves 40 dead

At least 40 people were killed in a suicide attack claimed by the radical Sunni Islamic State on a Shiite shrine in northern Iraq, hospital officials said Friday.

Hezbollah: Sunni extremists killed top military commander in Syria

Sunni extremists were to blame for the killing of Hezbollah's high-ranking commander Mustafa Badreddine in Syria, the Lebanese Shiite group said in a statement on Saturday.