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Hyderabad: NIA arrests two for link with ISIS

Hyderabad: NIA arrests two for link with ISIS

During their trial, Sheikh Azhar ul Islam and Mohammed Farhan Shaikh pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 7 years of imprisonment, while trial against accused Adnan Hassan is still going on.

Aug 12, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
At least 15 killed as gunmen attack Afghan government building

At least 15 killed as gunmen attack Afghan government building

The attack underlines the country`s dire security situation after 17 years of war, with Islamic State increasingly claiming attacks on civilian targets even as pressure builds for peace talks between the Western-backed government and the Taliban.

Jul 31, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
Terrorists gunned down in Anantnag belonged to Islamic State: Jammu and Kashmir DGP

Terrorists gunned down in Anantnag belonged to Islamic State: Jammu and Kashmir DGP

Security forces and at least three terrorists exchanged gunfire after the latter were pinned down in Anantnag's Srigufwara area.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
16-year-old London girl plotted IS attack by all-female terror cell in UK, convicted

16-year-old London girl plotted IS attack by all-female terror cell in UK, convicted

After her fiance, an Islamic State terrorist, died, she vowed to carry out a terrorist attack in London.

Jun 04, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
Russia detains five Islamic State members planning attack: news agencies

Russia detains five Islamic State members planning attack: news agencies

The five suspects were apprehended in the city of Yaroslavl, northeast of Moscow, on May 3-4, the Interfax news agency reported, quoting an FSB statement.

May 04, 2018, 21:39 PM IST
Braveheart French cop dies after jihadist shooting spree

Braveheart French cop dies after jihadist shooting spree

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame had offered to take the place of a woman the gunman had taken hostage and was shot and badly wounded before anti-terror police moved in to kill the attacker and end the siege in southern France.

Mar 24, 2018, 11:54 AM IST
Harjit Masih's story of fleeing from IS false, was kept in protective custody: Swaraj

Harjit Masih's story of fleeing from IS false, was kept in protective custody: Swaraj

Swaraj also claimed that Masih's version of the events are false

Mar 20, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
In Mosul, hundreds fear arrest for sharing names with jihadists

In Mosul, hundreds fear arrest for sharing names with jihadists

Since jihadists were pushed out of Mosul, Mohammed has not left his home. Although he never joined the Islamic State (IS) group, he shares a name with one of its fighters and fears arrests.

Mar 03, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
Jordan discusses cutting off financial resources to terror group Islamic State

Jordan discusses cutting off financial resources to terror group Islamic State

  Jordan on Sunday hosted the ninth meeting of the Counter-IS Finance Group, which is affiliated to the US-led international coalition to combat the terror group Islamic State (IS).

Feb 12, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Al-Qaeda a bigger threat than Islamic State, says UN report

Al-Qaeda a bigger threat than Islamic State, says UN report

Al-Qaeda`s global network remains "remarkably resilient," posing more of a threat in some regions than the Islamic State group, UN sanctions monitors said in a report seen by AFP on Wednesday.

Feb 08, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
It's when, not if: Singapore worries, and prepares, for militant attack

It's when, not if: Singapore worries, and prepares, for militant attack

Armed officers patrol a train station where television screens and giant posters warn of the threat from militants. Nearby, fake gunmen storm a shopping mall in one of many recent terror attack simulations.

Feb 05, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
Islamic State group claims attack on Kabul military compound

Islamic State group claims attack on Kabul military compound

The Islamic State terror outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack on a military compound in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Jan 29, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Indian-origin British man 'Jihadi John' is IS's executioner in Syria: US

Indian-origin British man 'Jihadi John' is IS's executioner in Syria: US

An Indian-origin British man, Siddhartha Dhar, has been identified by the US as the Islamic State`s executioner in Syria who was seen in videos carrying out beheadings.

Jan 24, 2018, 10:59 AM IST
Pro Islamic State groups are radicalising Kashmiris for lone wolf attacks: MHA sources

Pro Islamic State groups are radicalising Kashmiris for lone wolf attacks: MHA sources

Zee News' Manish Shukla reports that a particular telegram channel which is pro-IS, wants to establish shariya in J&K and is looking to radicalise youth in the state.

Jan 18, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
Islamic State outsourcing terror attacks to outfits in Pakistan, says expert

Islamic State outsourcing terror attacks to outfits in Pakistan, says expert

Unless Pakistan increases its efforts to outlaw, eliminate and foil Islamist terrorism on its soil, and also takes appropriate steps to protect the minority Christian community from attacks by fundamental elements such as the ISIS, Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and the Taliban, such elements will continue to gain a menacing foothold across the country, an expert based in Islamabad has said.

Dec 30, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
China holds meeting to mediate Afghan-Pakistan conflict

China holds meeting to mediate Afghan-Pakistan conflict

China on Tuesday hosted top Afghan and Pakistani officials in a bid to mediate a long-simmering conflict between Kabul and Islamabad.

Dec 26, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital Kabul

Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital Kabul

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion on Monday carried by a suicide bomber near a compound of Afghanistan`s national intelligence agency in the capital, Kabul, the group said on its Amaq news agency.

Dec 25, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Islamic State warns of attacks against United States in response to Jerusalem decision

Islamic State warns of attacks against United States in response to Jerusalem decision

Islamic State has said it would carry out operations and showed images of New York`s Times Square and what appeared to be an explosive bomb belt and detonator.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
US woman laundered cryptocurrencies to fund IS

US woman laundered cryptocurrencies to fund IS

A woman from New York tried to fund the Islamic State (IS) terror group through Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies, according to federal prosecutors.

Dec 15, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
Rights group criticises Iraq over jihadist suspects

Rights group criticises Iraq over jihadist suspects

Human Rights Watch in a report on Tuesday criticised Iraq and the autonomous Kurdish authorities over mass trials of suspected Islamic State group jihadists.

Dec 05, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

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