IS ‘still evading detection on Facebook’

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook accounts linked to the Islamic State group (ISIS) are still finding ways to evade detection on the social media platform, a new report claims. One network’s tactics included mixing its material with content from real news outlets, such as recorded TV news output and the BBC News theme music. It […]

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Egypt serial sex attacks prompt law change

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive Egyptian women shared their stories of sexual harassment and abuse with BBC Arabic Victims of sexual abuse in Egypt are to get anonymity after a high-profile case that saw scores of women use social media to accuse a male student of multiple assaults. Under the proposals, […]

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British IS prisoner ‘killed in Syria’

Image caption Ishak Mostefaoui is the first British IS-supporter to die in the custody of the Syrian Democratic Forces A British man who joined the Islamic State group in Syria has died while being held in prison in the country, the BBC has been told. One source said that Ishak Mostefaoui, originally from east London, […]

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