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IS claims deadly attack on Shiite mosque in Kabul

The Islamic State group said it carried out a gun and bomb attack on a Shiite mosque in Kabul on Friday that killed at least 39 people, including children.

Oct 21, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
British jihadi 'White Widow' killed by US drone: Report

British jihadi 'White Widow' killed by US drone: Report

  Sally Jones, a British jihadi who recruited online for the Islamic State group, has been killed in Syria by a U.S. drone along with her 12-year-old son, The Sun newspaper reported on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Islamic State: Defeating the virtual caliphate

Islamic State: Defeating the virtual caliphate

The Islamic State group may soon be defeated in Iraq and Syria but a "virtual caliphate" could be harder to conquer, experts and officials have warned. 

Oct 06, 2017, 08:03 AM IST

Syria army ousts IS from all of Hama province: Monitor

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, is battling to oust IS from their onetime stronghold of Raqa.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Under attack from all sides, where are IS jihadists going?

Under attack from all sides, where are IS jihadists going?

Facing multiple offensives, the jihadist group has lost the Libyan city of Sirte, Iraq`s Mosul and Ramadi, and is now on the verge of being ousted from its former Syrian stronghold Raqa.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:34 AM IST
ISIS headquarter operated inside flour mill in Pakistan

ISIS headquarter operated inside flour mill in Pakistan

The headquarters of banned terrorist outfit ISIS has been found operating from inside a flour mill in Pakistan, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Sep 15, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
LeT, JeM cannot justify terrorism, declares BRICS – 10 Facts

LeT, JeM cannot justify terrorism, declares BRICS – 10 Facts

Reaffirms that those responsible for committing, organizing, or supporting terrorist acts must be held accountable.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies - Amnesty

Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies - Amnesty

Amnesty International said on Thursday a U.S.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria`s Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages.

Aug 24, 2017, 07:06 AM IST
42 linked to outfits, including IS, suspected missing in 5 yrs: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

42 linked to outfits, including IS, suspected missing in 5 yrs: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The chief minister said since the LDF government came to power Kerala in May 2016, 281 cases connected with violence involving RSS activists have been registered.

 

Aug 08, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

Indonesia to work with Google to fight radicalism

Dozens of people have been killed in a series of suicide attacks in Indonesia.

Aug 04, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

Kerala youth who joined Islamic State killed in Afghanistan

A youth from Kerala, who had left home to join the Islamic State last year, has been killed, according to the message received by his family.

Aug 01, 2017, 06:45 AM IST

United Nation says IS targets children to hold Mosul civilians hostage

UNICEF said 1,075 Iraqi children have been killed and 1,130 wounded since IS militants overran nearly a third of Iraq in 2014.

Jun 22, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

Another Keralite IS member killed in Afghanistan

However there was no information about time and cause of Abdullah`s death.

Jun 19, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Send troops to Pakistan, demand angry Chinese netizens over killing of two nationals

Send troops to Pakistan, demand angry Chinese netizens over killing of two nationals

Social media users are demanding the Chinese government to send troops to Pakistan to seek "payback" for the killing of the two Chinese nationals, the daily said.

Jun 18, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

US forces helping Philippines to retake city from IS

In a press briefing, Lt. Col. Jo-ar-Herrera said that US special forces were helping the army. 

Jun 10, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

Indians believed abducted by IS in Iraq may be in Mosul: Kin

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the families the government had received information that some Indian men were in Mosul, from where the 39 men had gone missing three years ago.

Jun 09, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

Putin warns IS eyeing Central Asia, southern Russia

Putin, during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kazakhastan`s capital Astana, said that they have information that the IS has set up clandestine cells in Central Asia, some regions in southern Russia and SCO countries.

Jun 09, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Russia condemns Iran attacks, urges 'coordination' against IS

The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned gun and suicide bomb attacks in Tehran claimed by the Islamic State and called for greater coordination in the fight against the group.

Jun 07, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Syria army takes Aleppo town from IS: military source

The capture of Maskana, on the western bank of Lake Assad, comes as part of a major Russian-backed military operation that began in mid-January to drive the jihadists from Aleppo province.

Jun 04, 2017, 22:21 PM IST

US-backed fighters corner IS in Syria's Tabqa

US-backed fighters cornered the Islamic State group in a last part of Tabqa on Monday, after tearing down a huge jihadist flag that had fluttered over the northern Syrian city. 

May 01, 2017, 16:03 PM IST