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Pakistan church attack: Islamic State claims suicide bombing that killed 5

Pakistan church attack: Islamic State claims suicide bombing that killed 5

It said two Islamic State members had carried out the attack but provided no evidence for the claim.

Dec 17, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
NIA registers case against 5 for ISIS links

NIA registers case against 5 for ISIS links

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case against five accused persons with suspected Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) links in Kochi.

Dec 17, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?

Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?

In France, officials say, around 1,700 people went to Iraq and Syria since 2013 to join IS. Of those, 400 to 450 have been killed, and 250 returned to France.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:35 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
New York bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

New York bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old immigrant who mainly injured himself when he tried to detonate a pipe bomb in a New York subway on Monday.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:47 AM IST
Iraq declares 'complete victory' over Islamic State

Iraq declares 'complete victory' over Islamic State

“All Iraqi lands are liberated from terrorist Daesh gangs,” the army said.

Dec 10, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
Iraqi PM declares 'end of war against ISIS' in Iraq

Iraqi PM declares 'end of war against ISIS' in Iraq

PM Haider al-Abadi on Saturday declared victory in a three-year war by Iraqi forces to expel the Islamic State jihadist group.

Dec 09, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
CPEC's Chinese workers in Pakistan may be targeted by terrorists, China embassy warns

CPEC's Chinese workers in Pakistan may be targeted by terrorists, China embassy warns

Thousands of Chinese workers have gone to Pakistan following Beijing`s pledge to spend $57 billion there on projects in "Belt and Road" development plan.

Dec 08, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as PM Haider al-Abadi eyes victory

Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as PM Haider al-Abadi eyes victory

Haider al-Abadi has said he will not declare the jihadists have been defeated until they have been cleared from the dry valley.

Dec 08, 2017, 16:24 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
Before marriage, Hadiya's husband Shafin Jahan was in touch with ISIS suspects, claims NIA

Before marriage, Hadiya's husband Shafin Jahan was in touch with ISIS suspects, claims NIA

Hadiya had said in the apex court last week that she wanted to go with her husband, Shafin Jahan.

Dec 04, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
Syrian Kurdish YPG says seized eastern region from Islamic State

Syrian Kurdish YPG says seized eastern region from Islamic State

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Sunday it had fully captured Deir al-Zor`s eastern countryside from Islamic State with the help of both the U.S.-led coalition and Russia. 

Dec 03, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani calls for Middle East 'dialogue'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani calls for Middle East 'dialogue'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that Middle Eastern countries should solve their problems together without relying on external powers. 

Dec 03, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
Mattis eyes moving away from arming Syrian Kurdish fighters

Mattis eyes moving away from arming Syrian Kurdish fighters

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that as offensive operations against Islamic State in Syria entered their final stages, he expected the focus to move towards holding territory instead of arming Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
At least 800 civilians killed by coalition strikes in Iraq, Syria: Report

At least 800 civilians killed by coalition strikes in Iraq, Syria: Report

At least 800 civilians have been killed in strikes in Iraq and Syria by the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State since the campaign began in 2014, according to a report released by the coalition on Thursday.

Nov 30, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
Islamic State, Taliban battle in eastern Afghanistan

Islamic State, Taliban battle in eastern Afghanistan

Attahullah Khogyani, provincial governor's spokesman, said that hundreds of families are displaced from villages in Khogyani and Sherzad districts.

Nov 28, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Man arrested in Australia over alleged terror plot

Man arrested in Australia over alleged terror plot

Australian police have arrested a man they allege was planning to carry out a terror attack during New Year`s Eve celebrations in Melbourne.

Nov 28, 2017, 08:14 AM IST

Iraq face tough battle against Islamic State desert hideouts

The Islamic State jihadist group has controlled most of the valley in Anbar province since 2014, setting up arms depots and resupply posts.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Kerala cops monitor social media for terror-related messages

Kerala cops monitor social media for terror-related messages

Kerala Police has said that they are monitoring messages on social media as a lot of threat messages are spreading through social media, claiming to be that of Islamic State.

Nov 27, 2017, 06:35 AM IST