Suspected jihadists killed 40 Tuaregs, mostly young men, in two attacks in northern Mali's Menaka region.
Iraq hanged 38 jihadists belonging to the ISIS group or Al-Qaeda for terrorism offences on Thursday in the southern city of Nasiriyah, provincial authorities said.
Syria's army declared victory over Islamic State, saying its capture of the jihadists' last town in the country marked the collapse of their project in the region.
Egyptian security forces’ investigations disclosed that police officers found papers on Friday.
The spokesperson of the Egyptian armed forces Tamer Al Refai said on Saturday military forces arrested three jihadists in the Sinai and confiscated several vehicles.
Iraqi forces pushed into the Islamic State group bastion of Hawija on Wednesday, commanders said.
As the Islamic State group seems to crumble across Syria.
Syrian troops backed by Russian warplanes completely surrounded fighters of the Islamic State group in a vast central desert region on Thursday.
IS released video encouraging militants to resort to accessible weapons including nail guns, trucks and petrol against European civilians.
Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terrorism operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona.
Forty-four soldiers loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar were killed in June fighting jihadist groups in Benghazi.