Russia's Caucasus Islamists 'pledge allegiance' to Islamic State

Islamist militants in four regions of Russia's Caucasus have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, according to a recording which was welcomed by IS after being posted online.

Russia says Islamist rebel leader Kebekov `neutralised`

 Russia said Monday the leader of the Islamist insurgency in the North Caucasus was killed in a special operation, and militants confirmed his death.

Istanbul suicide bomber was `widow of Norwegian IS jihadist`

The young woman from the Russian Muslim region of Dagestan suspected of carrying out a deadly suicide bombing in Istanbul was the widow of a Norwegian extremist with whom she had travelled to Syria to join Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a report said on Friday.

Two arrested in Germany's Berlin on suspicion of supporting terrorism

The Berlin police say they have taken two men into custody on suspicion they were recruiting fighters and procuring equipment and funding for the so-called Islamic State terrorism group in Syria.

Russia convicts accomplices in Volgograd bombing

 A Russian court on Friday convicted four men for helping orchestrate twin suicide blasts in 2013 that killed 34 people, handing down sentences of up to 19 years in detention.

Nine wounded by car bomb in Russia`s Dagestan

Police say nine people have been wounded in a bombing in Russia`s southern province of Dagestan.

Two killed in suicide attack in Russia`s Caucasus

Two officials were killed and six more people were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb on Monday in the volatile Russian Caucasus region of Dagestan, police said.

Female suicide bomber injures 18 in Russian region

A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers.

115 security officers killed in Russia`s Dagestan

Russian law enforcement agencies lost 115 officers to Islamic insurgency in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan in 2012.

Twelve police, rebels killed in Russia`s Dagestan

Russian security forces tracked down and killed six rebels suspected of involvement in Thursday’s suicide bombing that left four policemen dead in the restive southern province of Dagestan, officials said.

Over 10 militants killed on Georgia-Russia border

The Georgian Interior Ministry units on Wednesday sealed off a gorge near the border with southwestern Russia`s Dagestan region.

Female suicide bomber identified in Russia

Russian police say they have identified the female suicide bomber who killed an influential Muslim leader in the volatile province of Dagestan.

Two militant leaders killed in Russia

The alleged leaders of two insurgency groups in Russia`s Dagestan republic have been eliminated.

Suicide bomber kills 5 cops in Russia`s Dagestan

A female suicide bomber has killed at least five policemen by blowing herself up at a traffic police post in the restive Dagestan region of Russia.

At least 24 killed in Russian Caucasus fighting

Russian forces fought two wars against Chechen rebels, first in 1994-1996 and again beginning in 1999.

Three car bombs kill six in Russia`s Dagestan

The explosions within metres of each other rocked the capital of the North Caucasus region of Dagestan.

Militant leader killed in Russia`s Dagestan

Russian security forces have killed
the leader of a militant group in the volatile Caucasian
republic of Dagestan.

Dagestan rebel commander killed in raid: Russia

Russian forces in the restive north
Caucasus Dagestan region killed seven suspected rebels, including a top commander, Russia`s anti-terror committee said Friday.

Three civilians killed in restive Dagestan

Police say a village leader and an elderly couple have been killed in a restive Russian province in the North Caucasus.

Prominent imam killed in Russia`s Dagestan

Magomed Saiputdinov used to discourage youth from joining Islamic militants.