Islamic militants

Hundreds of Islamic militants attack Philippine village, take hostage in school: Army

The military has said foreign fighters, including those from Chechnya, Indonesia and Malaysia, have also joined the Marawi conflict.
 

Jun 21, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Death of nine Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia invasion

The assault, Malaysia`s most serious security crisis in years, led to a siege between the militants and the country`s armed forces who were sent to root them out. 

Jun 08, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Death for nine Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia invasion

At least 70 people were killed, mostly militants, over the six-week ordeal.
 

Jun 08, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

Militants kill Christian in Egypt's Sinai, second in a week

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian teacher on his way to school in northern Sinai today, the second killing of a Christian in less than a week in the turbulent region, officials said.

Feb 16, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

Islamic State fighter - first Australian to be stripped of citizenship

Australian Islamic State figher Khaled Sharrouf has become the country`s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, the Australian newspaper said on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Militants still holding 25 hostages in Philippines: Defence chief

The Philippine defence chief said Monday that 25 hostages are still being held by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines but urged that no ransom be paid for their release.

Jan 23, 2017, 21:29 PM IST
Istanbul soccer bombing: Turkey declares day of mourning after twin blasts kills 38, wounds 166

Istanbul soccer bombing: Turkey declares day of mourning after twin blasts kills 38, wounds 166

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim ordered flags flown at half mast to commemorate the victims.

Dec 11, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

Death toll in Somalia beach restaurant attack rises to 10

The death toll from an attack late on Thursday by Islamic militants on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 10, police said.

Aug 26, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

Canadian hostage in Philippines likely killed: Trudeau

The Canadian government has "compelling reason to believe" that one of its citizens kidnapped by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines nearly nine months ago has been killed, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today.

Jun 13, 2016, 20:57 PM IST
China defends crackdown against Islamic militants in Xinjiang

China defends crackdown against Islamic militants in Xinjiang

Religious extremists, in the name of religion, spread radical and extremist views and take extremist means to try to establish a theocracy, China said.

Jun 02, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

Philippines` Aquino vows to `neutralise` Abu Sayyaf kidnappers

Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed Wednesday to launch a military assault aimed at "neutralising" Islamic militants who beheaded a Canadian hostage and are holding more than 20 other foreigners.

Apr 27, 2016, 17:19 PM IST
Rocket lands near Italian embassy in Afghan capital Kabul

Rocket lands near Italian embassy in Afghan capital Kabul

A rocket landed near the Italian embassy in Kabul on Sunday, a day before a meeting of Afghan and international officials aimed at laying the groundwork for possible peace talks with the Taliban.

Jan 18, 2016, 08:28 AM IST

Indian-origin doctor in US arrested after deaths of 36 patients

An Indian-origin psychiatrist dubbed "Dr Death" by police has been arrested in the US after 36 of his patients died with at least 12 killed by overdose on prescription medication.

Jan 17, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
Jakarta blasts: Why deadly attacks were not a complete surprise to Indonesian authorities

Jakarta blasts: Why deadly attacks were not a complete surprise to Indonesian authorities

The deadly attacks Thursday in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, were not a complete surprise to Indonesian authorities, who warned last month of a credible threat.

Jan 14, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Three female Kurdish campaigners killed in Turkey curfew town: Party

Three female Kurdish campaigners have been killed in fighting in a curfew-hit town in southeast Turkey as the authorities press an offensive against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the main pro-Kurdish party said Wednesday.

Jan 06, 2016, 18:54 PM IST
Somalia Islamist militants publicly execute two

Somalia Islamist militants publicly execute two

Islamist militant group al Shabaab publicly executed a Somali military officer and the leader of a small town in the southern Somali region.

Dec 25, 2015, 15:07 PM IST
Facebook, Twitter step up battle against militant propaganda

Facebook, Twitter step up battle against militant propaganda

The Internet companies described their policies as straightforward: they ban certain types of content in accordance with their own terms of service.

Dec 06, 2015, 14:15 PM IST
20 Indians trapped in Mali hotel seize: 10 developments

20 Indians trapped in Mali hotel seize: 10 developments

20 Indians are trapped in a LG store in the hotel premises.

Nov 20, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Panel discussion on how terrorists are ruining Islam's image

Unfortunately more and more often, Islam has been associated with terrorism and violence due to the actions of a few extreme individuals who’ve taken it upon themselves to do the most heinous crime

Nov 18, 2015, 22:09 PM IST