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Turkish cops detain 29 ISIS State suspects in Ankara

Turkish cops detain 29 ISIS State suspects in Ankara

Turkish police detained 29 suspected Islamic State members in Ankara on Friday, state media said, in a fresh operation after arresting some 120 suspects across Turkey a day earlier as security is tightened ahead of the New Year.

Dec 29, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

ISIS car bomb kills 10 in Yemen govt bastion

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a car bombing that security sources said killed 10 people, including civilians, at a security post in Yemen's government bastion of Aden today.

Nov 14, 2017, 19:09 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

Islamic State seizes town in central Syria: Monitor

The Islamic State group today seized a town in central Syria known as a symbol of religious coexistence in a surprise attack against regime forces, a monitor said.

Oct 01, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

28 civilians, including 4 children killed in air strikes in Syria safe zone

At least 28 civilians were killed in air strikes on northwestern Syria where a planned safe zone has been overshadowed by a bombing campaign against jihadists, a monitor said Saturday.

Sep 30, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
Singapore IS fighter challenges Prince Harry in video

Singapore IS fighter challenges Prince Harry in video

It is believed to be the first time that a fighter from the affluent city-state has featured prominently in one of IS`s videos.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

Air strikes kill 22 in northwest Syria in 48 hours: Monitor

At least 22 civilians have been killed in 48 hours of heavy air strikes by Syria's regime and its ally Russia in northwestern Syria, a monitor said on Thursday.

Sep 21, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Syria army nears regime enclave besieged by Islamic State

Syria's army battled the Islamic State group on the edges of Deir Ezzor Monday, seeking to break the siege of a government enclave and oust the jihadists from a key stronghold.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Spain attacks: What we know about the suspects

The suspected jihadists behind Spain`s twin terror attacks are thought to have formed a cell in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains where they allegedly planned large-scale assaults.

Aug 19, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Egypt police kills 3 jihadists behind anti-Copt attacks: Ministry

Egypt`s interior ministry said on Thursday its forces had killed three jihadists suspected of involvement in deadly attacks against the country`s Coptic Christian minority.

Aug 10, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Boko Haram ambush death toll hits 69

Experts said the attack -- Boko Haram`s bloodiest this year -- underscored the persistent threat it poses, despite government claims the group is a spent force.

Jul 29, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

US-backed force enters Syria's Raqa from south: Monitor

US-backed fighters pierced jihadist-held Raqa from the south for the first time, crossing the Euphrates River to enter a new part of the Syrian city, a monitor said.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

44 Libya soldiers dead in June fighting jihadists

The troops were killed in the Al-Sabri and Soug al-Hout districts, the last jihadist bastions in Benghazi, said Hani al-Aribi, spokesman for the health ministry of authorities in eastern Libya aligned with Haftar.

Jul 02, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

Spain detains Danish man suspected of fighting with IS

In 2004, 191 people died after bombs exploded on commuter trains in Madrid in an attack claimed by Qaeda-inspired militants.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Mosul victory announcement in 'next few days': General Abdulghani al-Assadi

"In the next few days, we will announce the final victory over Daesh," Staff Lieutenant General Abdulghani al-Assadi told AFP in Mosul, using an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group.

Jun 30, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Mosul victory announcement in 'next few days': General

Iraq will declare victory in the eight-month battle to retake second city Mosul from jihadists in the "next few days," a senior commander said on Friday.

Jun 30, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron due in Mali to back Sahel anti-jihad force

French President Emmanuel Macron is due in Mali on Sunday to consolidate Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force, as France beefs up its counter-terror operations in the area.

Jun 30, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

Turkey, Kurdish militia clash in northern Syria: Military

The Turkish military launched artillery fire on the YPG in retaliation, destroying several targets belonging to the group.

 

Jun 28, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
US-backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

US-backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

A U.S.-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists` Syrian capital of Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district, they said. 

Jun 26, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

Journalist with French TV dies of wounds from Mosul blast

Robert had been operated on in Baghdad and then flown back for treatment in France overnight Thursday to Friday, but died of her wounds, the public broadcaster said in a statement.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 18:33 PM IST