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An Islamic state is a state that has a form of government based on Islamic law. As a term, it has been used to describe various historical polities and theories of governance in the Islamic world. As a translation of the Arabic term dawlah islāmiyyah it refers to a modern notion associated with political Islam (Islamism).
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Germany arrests citizen accused of Islamic State membership upon return homeGerman authorities have arrested a German citizen accused of being a member of Islamic State upon her return to Germany, federal prosecutors said on Saturday.
Detained Moroccan jihadists were planning sea attacks: officialAn Islamic State cell broken up last week planned to attack Casablanca and its port, but a Syrian militant who assisted the group remains at large, the head of Morocco's BCIJ security agency said on..
Indonesia minister has surgery after attack by suspected IslamistIndonesia's chief security minister was stabbed on Thursday by a man authorities suspect had been radicalized by Islamic State ideology, and underwent surgery for his wounds, the first time such a..
Dutch court convicts Islamic State militant of war crimes: ANPDutch judges on Tuesday convicted an Islamic State militant to seven and a half years in prison for war crimes in Iraq and Syria after he posed with a crucified body and shared images of dead victims..
France's Le Pen faces trial over Twitter images of Islamic State atrocitiesFrench far-right politician and former presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will face trial over publishing images of Islamic State atrocities on Twitter in December 2015, a judicial source said on..
Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombingAn Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday.