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REVEALED: Why poor knowledge of Islam among would-be jihadis is good for ISIS

REVEALED: Why poor knowledge of Islam among would-be jihadis is good for ISIS

The jihadi employment form asked the recruits, on a scale of 1 to 3, to rate their knowledge of Islam. And the Islamic State applicants, herded into a hangar somewhere at the Syria-Turkey border, turned out to be overwhelmingly ignorant.

Al Qaeda chief urges kidnappings of Westerners for prisoner swaps - SITE

Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has appeared in an audio interview calling on fighters to take Western hostages and exchange them for jailed jihadists, the monitoring service SITE Intelligence Group said on Sunday.

7 jihadis, including 2 imams of mosque, arrested in Assam; they had set up camp to impart physical training

7 jihadis, including 2 imams of mosque, arrested in Assam; they had set up camp to impart physical training

In a major development, seven jihadis affiliated to Bangladesh-based terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been arrested from Assam's Chirang district.

'Trim beard, pretend being Christian': Tips by ISIS for would-be terrorists

'Trim beard, pretend being Christian': Tips by ISIS for would-be terrorists

A chilling Islamic State manual has emerged online in which the dreaded outfit advised would-be jihadis from West to trim their beards and wear western-style clothes. 

Link between terrorists in Assam joining ranks with Pakistan-sponsored groups exposed: Report

Link between terrorists in Assam joining ranks with Pakistan-sponsored groups exposed: Report

Phone call details of an alleged jihadi in Assam has been accessed who is boasting of a 100-strong team.

ISIS techies run 24-hour 'Help Desk' for jihadis: Experts

The Jihadi Help Desk has been described as "a fairly large, robust community" that is anchored by at least five or six core members who are technical experts with at least collegiate or masters level training in IT.

Corruption menace: Pakistan lets militants get national ID cards

Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as USD 100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan's top intelligence agency.

IS jihadists execute 23 civilians near Syria`s Palmyra

Fighters from the jihadist Islamic State group on Friday executed 23 civilians, including nine children, near Syria`s ancient city of Palmyra, a monitor said.

Lebanese army kills three jihadis near Syrian border

The Lebanese army on Tuesday killed three jihadis and injured four others in a military operation near the border with Syria.

Mass graves found in liberated Iraqi city

Iraqi forces have dug up 12 mass graves found in the city of Tikrit, where it is believed that hundreds of soldiers were killed by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group last June.

230 suspected jihadis prevented from leaving Australia

Counterterrorism squads have prevented 230 suspected jihadis from departing Australian airports for the Middle East this month, including at least three teenage boys, officials said today.

Over 400 being questioned daily at Australian airport checks

 Counter-terrorism officials are questioning over 400 people everyday at Australian airports as they increase efforts to detect potential jihadis from leaving the country, a media report said on Monday.

Eight arrested in Spain for sending jihadis to Syria, Iraq

 Eight alleged members of a jihadi cell were arrested on Friday in Spain on charges of inciting terrorism and recruiting fighters to take up arms in Syria and Iraq, the ministry of interior announced.

Germany threatened by around 200 returning jihadis

Around 200 jihadis involved in wars in Iraq and Syria have returned to Germany, posing security risks to the country, a top German intelligence official said here Wednesday.

Seven Syrian soldiers killed in chopper attack

At least seven Syrian military personnel, including three officers, were killed when their helicopter was attacked by jihadis in Idleb city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.

Italy has expelled nine suspected jihadis since December

Italy has expelled nine suspected jihadis since late December, and a top minister vowed on Sunday that authorities would order more expulsions in a heightened terrorism crackdown.

Italy has expelled 9 suspected jihadis since December

Italy has expelled nine suspected jihadis since late December, and a top minister vowed on Sunday that authorities would order more expulsions in a heightened terrorism crackdown.

1,400 from France have joined jihadis in Syria, Iraq

Some 1,400 people living in France have either joined the jihadist cause in Syria and Iraq or are planning to do so, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday.

Syrian troops kill tens of IS jihadis

Syrian government forces killed tens of jihadis Monday in several cities of the country, according to media reports.

Five top militants killed in security raids in Egypt

Five "most dangerous jihadis" were killed during a security raid in Egypt's restive northern al-Sharqiya governorate, officials said.