A picture from the magazine of Islamic State purportedly shows 27-year-old militant Abdelhamid Abaaoud, believed to be the mastermind of a jihadist cell dismantled in Belgium in January 2015. Photo: AFP

Islamic State ‘caliphate’ is gone but new wave of terrorist attacks possible before end of the year, UN warns

  • UN Security Council findings raise concerns about up to 30,000 foreigners who travelled to fight and who may still be alive
  • A further challenge is the imminent release of some of the first wave of returnees to be imprisoned after returning from Isis territory
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A picture from the magazine of Islamic State purportedly shows 27-year-old militant Abdelhamid Abaaoud, believed to be the mastermind of a jihadist cell dismantled in Belgium in January 2015. Photo: AFP
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