White House says 'too early' to link IS to Texas attack

The White House today said it was too early to link the Islamic State group to an attack in Texas targeting an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed organized by an anti-Muslim right-wing group.

Australia terror accused planned to run down, behead police: Reports

 Two Australian teenagers arrested last month on terror charges allegedly planned to run down police officers with a car, behead them and then shoot other people, reports said Tuesday.

Engineering graduate from Hyderabad who joined ISIS dies in Syria

An engineering graduate from Hyderabad, who joined the terror group ISIS, has died "while fighting in Syria," Intelligence sources today said quoting his family members.

Iraqi forces plead for help as Islamic State closes in on refinery

Iraqi forces besieged inside the country`s largest oil refinery are running low on food and pleading for reinforcements to save them from Islamic State militants who have advanced deep into the compound in the past week.

28 killed in bomb attacks, clashes with IS in Iraq

At least 28 people were killed and over 29 wounded on Monday in bomb attacks and clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants across Iraq, security sources said.

US, allies stage 17 air strikes against Islamic State: Coalition

The United States and its allies staged 17 strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in a 24-hour period ending Sunday morning, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.

IS group claims Iraq car bomb attack that killed 19

The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a late-night car bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, saying it was targeting a Shiite militia.

NIA looking for Afghan national in ISIS case of Mumbai youths

An Afghan businessman is believed to be allegedly indoctrinating youth from Maharashtra to join dreaded ISIS, claims National Investigation Agency (NIA) which has sent its first judicial requests in the case to Afghanistan seeking details of the person.

Jailed Islamic State militant still longs for martyrdom

The airstrike obliterated its target in northern Iraq and sent the men scattering. Four of them dived into a river and crossed to safety on the other side, but the fifth froze at the water’s edge. He had never learned to swim.

Saudi Arabia cracks down on IS-linked terror

 In a significant crackdown on the Islamic State and its affiliates, Saudi security agencies have arrested nearly 100 people linked to the militant group over the past few months, according to government and media reports.

Iraq government seeks to counter IS propaganda coup

Iraqi authorities are on the defensive after the Islamic State group scored a major propaganda victory with attacks in Anbar, undermining confidence in Baghdad`s attempts to retake the key province.

Dying 3-year-old Syrian boy says, 'I will complain to God about you'

“I will complain about you to God; I will tell him everything!” said a 3-year-old Syrian boy on his deathbed in the hospital. He was injured in a bomb blast and had received numerous severe injuries that led to internal bleeding.

Nothing to indicate ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead: Pentagon
Nothing to indicate ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead: Pentagon

Reacting to a news broadcast by Radio Iran that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead, the United Sates said on Monday that they had nothing to indicate that the ISIS leader has been killed or wounded, as per reports.

Suicide bombers kill 4 at Iraq-Jordan border crossing

Three suicide bombers attacked a border crossing between western Iraq and Jordan on Saturday, killing at least four Iraqi security personnel and wounding eight others, officials said.

Senior officers killed in Iraq`s Anbar: General

The Islamic State jihadist group killed two senior officers and 10 other soldiers in a suicide bombing and heavy fighting in Iraq`s Anbar province, a general said on Saturday.

NATO voices doubt over IS link in fatal Afghan bombing

NATO officials have voiced doubt over claims that the Islamic State group was behind a fatal bombing last week billed as the first major attack by the jihadists in Afghanistan.

Over 2,000 killed in seven months of coalition bombing in Syria

At least 2,079 people were killed in Syria during seven months of international coalition airstrikes, led by the US, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on Thursday.

Resolute action needed to counter ISIS terror: India

India on Wednesday said the emergence of the dreaded terror group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was a matter of grave concern and must be countered as it challenges civilisation.

Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi received 'life-threatening' injuries: Reports
Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi received 'life-threatening' injuries: Reports

In what could give a severe blow to the extremist organisation Islamic State, a report on Tuesday said that ISIS caliph Abu Bakr al Baghdadi has been seriously injured in the air strikes by the US-led coalition.

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