Over 500 Indonesians have joined Islamic State

More than 500 Indonesians have joined the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria while the authorities have not taken any precautionary measures, according to the country`s largest Muslim body, media reported on Friday.

Interior Ministry employee killed in Sinai: Officials

 An Egyptian Interior Ministry employee was killed in North Sinai, security officials said on Saturday, two days after jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group killed 30 people in the peninsula.

Sinai clashes kill two children: Egypt officials

Two children were killed in clashes between the Army and jihadists in Egypt`s Sinai on Friday a day after at least 30 people died in violence there, security officials said.

Anti-jihadist raids net five in France, three in Belgium

Police in France and Belgium arrested eight suspected militant Islamists on Tuesday in dawn raids three weeks after jihadists killed 17 people in Paris.

French father charged with inciting his children to jihad

A father-of-three, suspected of bombarding his children with violent images glorifiying jihad, has been charged with "inciting acts of terrorism", prosecutors in southeastern France said on Saturday.

Over 800 Uygur tried to sneak out for Jihad training in 2014

Over 800 Uygur Muslims from China's volatile Xinjiang province have been stopped from illegally crossing through Vietnam to get jihadi training abroad in the last one year, a media report here said.

Belgian terror raid puts Europe on high alert

 Belgium was on high alert Friday after two suspected jihadists were killed in a police raid, while German and French police made fresh arrests to put Europe on edge a week after the Islamist attacks in Paris.

Islamic State says publishing new Muhammad cartoon `extremely stupid`

 The Islamic State group`s radio on Wednesday described French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo`s publication of a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad as an "extremely stupid" act.

Australians warned over travel to Indonesia in terror alert

 The Canberra government has alerted Australians travelling to Indonesia to exercise a high level of caution following new US warnings about potential terrorist attacks.

Government launches crackdown on 32 websites carrying anti-India views, spreading ISIS propaganda
Government launches crackdown on 32 websites carrying anti-India views, spreading ISIS propaganda

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Centre has blocked at least 32 websites in a fresh crackdown as they were carrying jihadi propaganda and promoting anti-India views.

10 arrested in France for recruiting nationals for jihad

French anti-terror police Monday dismantled a recruiting network for Syria jihad and arrested 10 people on allegations of sending nationals to fight alongside Islamist insurgents in the Arab-torn country, interior ministry said.

Dutch jihad suspect sentenced to three years in prison

A Dutch citizen, who had moved to Syria, was Monday sentenced to three years in prison for participating in jihad in Syria, while his wife was acquitted.

Iraqi forces hold off jihadist attack on Ramadi

Iraqi forces held off a jihadist assault on the government headquarters in the capital of Anbar province, deploying reinforcements in the key battleground against the Islamic State group, officers said on Thursday.

Militant outfits are recruiting in Assam: DGP

As many as nine persons having links with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been arrested in Assam in the past one month, a top state police officer said on Thursday while admitting that militant outfits are recruiting "jihadis" in the state.

`Jihad` at French summer camp: Leaders mimic executions

Four group leaders at a French summer camp are under investigation after a series of photos were discovered of them mimicking hostage executions and acts of torture, local authorities said Friday.

Jihadi wave tests Tunisia's young democracy

Tunisians were used to seeing Nidhal Selmi belting around a stadium, proudly sporting his country`s red and white colours as a defender on the national football squad.

Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France
Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France

For the French public, the idea is deeply jarring: youngsters from everyday backgrounds with names like Maxime, Helene and David joining the jihad or turning up in brutal Islamic State execution videos.

Govt keeping eye on madrasas with foreign teachers: Rajnath

Gurgaon: Government Thursday said it was monitoring the activities of some madrasas over suspicions that foreign teachers there were indoctrinating young students in the jihadi ideology.

IS militant group issues guidelines on how to be 'ultimate wives of jihad'

Woman should never undertake combat roles and can contribute to jihad through "feminine manual labour" such as cooking for and nursing fighters, according to guidelines issued by the dreaded IS militant group on how to be "ultimate wives of jihad".

Pakistan province rewrites text books to satisfy Islamic conservatives

A Pakistani province is rewriting school books to make them more Islamic, inserting verses on jihad, removing pictures of unveiled women and changing material on recent history, officials said on Thursday.