Boko Haram

Boko Haram’s Baya to Baghdadi: Two Years On

by Alex Theodosiou

Syrian civil war: What are the main factions?
Explainer

Syria's Civil War: What are the Main Factions?

by Ruwan Rujouleh

ISIS

Is an ISIS/al-Qaeda Merger on the Cards?

Iraq's vice president says the two jihadi groups have been in discussions, but while dialogue is one thing, a prospective alliance...

Indonesia

Indonesia’s Veteran Jihadis Disapprove of the ISIS Generation

A new crop of Indonesian extremists, with their penchant for social media, is drawing the ire of an older generation....

Briefing

ISIS’ Latest Magazine Smacks of Desperation

In issue eight of its propaganda publication Rumiyah, the jihadi group tries to boost militant morale amid setbacks, dwindling fin...

Boko Haram

Boko Haram’s Baya to Baghdadi: Two Years On

How has the Islamist extremist movement changed since its oath of fealty to ISIS' leader?

Islamist extremism

Why Radical Islamists Seek to Exploit Converts

When ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on the Palace of Westminster, it was another reminder of the violent and destructi...

Briefing

ISIS Claims London Attacker was 'Soldier of the Caliphate'

The jihadi group says the perpetrator who killed four in Westminster was responding to its call for attacks....

Briefing

London Attack: Jihadi Chatter Online But No Claim

Police suspect the Westminster attacker was inspired by international and Islamist-related terrorism....

Syria

The Latest Israel-Syria Clashes: New Escalation or More of the Same?

If Israel is now targeting the Assad regime in Syria, not simply Hizbullah, then this represents a significant change in its appro...

Yemen

Two Years On: The Complexity of Yemen’s Conflicts

Yemen's war is much more than a battle between the internationally recognised government and the Houthi movement.