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Emirates airline says will not fly over Iraq after MH17

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:37

Emirates will stop flying over Iraq due to concerns over jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 air disaster in Ukraine, the airline`s president Tim Clark said on Monday.

Jihadists seize Syria army base, behead soldiers: NGO

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:04

Islamic State fighters have seized a Syrian army base in the northern province of Raqa, killing scores of troops and beheading some of them, a monitoring group said Saturday.

Jihadists kill at least 50 Syria troops in ambush: Monitor

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 04:41

Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush today, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.

ISIS jihadists order genital mutilation of all women in Iraq

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:30

Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 must undergo female genital mutilation, which could affect up to four million women and girls in the war-ravaged country, a UN official said Thursday.

Jihadists kill 270 in anti-regime raid on Syria gas field: NGO

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:05

Jihadists have killed 270 Syrian regime fighters, civilian security guards and staff since seizing a gas field in Homs province, most of whom were executed, a monitoring group said Saturday.

Terror export to Iraq matter of concern: Shiv Sena

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 11:58

The Shiv Sena Tuesday expressed concern over what it described as "home-grown terror being exported" to Iraq, which could pose serious ramifications for India.

Saddam deputy praises jihadist `heroes` in unverified message

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:31

The wanted deputy of executed dictator Saddam Hussein praised the Islamic State jihadists who took over large swathes of the country last month as heroes in an unauthenticated audio message.

France to ban would-be jihadists from going abroad

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:27

France plans to ban citizens suspected of links to radical Islamic groups from leaving the country in a new bill aimed at strengthening anti-terrorist legislation.

20 jihadis killed in Syria airstrikes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:12

As many as 20 fighters from the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria, were killed Wednesday morning in Syrian airstrikes on the northern city of al-Raqqa, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

France to unveil major clampdown on aspiring jihadists

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 20:15

France`s interior minister is Wednesday set to unveil a bill aimed at beefing up anti-terrorism laws and preventing aspiring jihadists from fighting abroad amid concern over the number of young nationals travelling to Syria.

Woman tried to smuggle cash to Syrian rebels in underwear

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:20

Two women, including a British student, today appeared in a court here accused of arranging to smuggle cash to jihadists in Syria after one was allegedly found with 20,000 euros in her underwear.

Jihadists destroy mosques and shrines in Iraq

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 17:38

Jihadists who overran Mosul last month have demolished ancient shrines and mosques in and around the historic northern Iraqi city, residents and social media posts said today.