Nov 13: At least 129 people are killed in Paris with over 350 wounded, most at a concert hall, but some at trendy restaurants and several near a national stadium. IS claims the attack, the worst in the history of Paris, calling it retaliation for France's role in US led airstrikes against IS in both Iraq and Syria.
Nov 12: Twin powerful suicide bombings tear through a crowded Shia neighbourhood of Beirut, killing 43 people and wounding more than 200 others. IS claims the attack.
Oct 31: A bomb downs a Russian airliner 23 minutes after it takes off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh bound for the Russian city of St. Petersburg. The plane crashes in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, home to a potent IS affiliate, killing all 224 people on board, most of them Russian tourists. IS claims the attack.
Oct 10: Two suicide bombings kill at least 100 people at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey. The attack was not claimed by IS but the Turkish prosecutor investigating the attack said it was carried out by a local IS cell.
Oct 6: Suicide car bombings targeting exiled Yemeni officials and the Saudi and Emirati troops backing their efforts to retake the country kill at least 15 people in the port city of Aden. A new IS affiliate claimed responsibility for the assault, which officials earlier blamed on Yemen's Shia rebels.
Aug 6: A suicide bomber attacks a mosque inside a police compound in western Saudi Arabia, killing 15 people in the deadliest attack on the kingdom's security forces in years. Eleven of the dead belonged to an elite counter-terrorism unit whose tasks include protecting the Haj pilgrimage. IS claimed the attack.
June 26: Gunman kills 38 tourists, mostly Britons, in the coastal resort of Sousse, Tunisia. In March, two attackers fired on tourists and others at Tunis' National Bardo Museum, killing 22 people. In a third attack the same day, a bomb rips through one of Kuwait's oldest Shia mosques during Friday prayers, killing 27. It was the first major terrorist attack in Kuwait in more than two decades and was claimed by IS.
May 29: A suicide bomber disguised as a woman blows himself up in the parking lot of the only Shia mosque in the Saudi port city of Dammam, killing four people. IS claimed the attack.
May 22: A suicide bomber strikes a Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorate the birth of a revered saint, killing 21 people and wounding dozens more. The attack happened in the eastern Qatif region, the heartland of Saudi Arabia's Shia Muslim minority. It was the deadliest militant assault in the kingdom in more than a decade and was claimed by IS.
April 18: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani blames the IS group for a suicide bombing in the country that kills at least 35 people and wounds 125.
March 20: An emerging IS affiliate in Yemen claims a series of suicide bombings that kill 137 people and wound 345.
More than 800 lives abroad this year and most of them were innocent Shia Muslims.. Alleged relatives having genealogical relation with alleged prophet of Islam