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Three Taliban commanders arrested in Afghanistan's Samangan province

Three Taliban commanders arrested in Afghanistan's Samangan province

Three key commanders of the Taliban group have been arrested during a joint clearance operation in Afghanistan`s northern Samangan province.

400 Yazidi children abducted by ISIS, could be used as suicide bombers: Report

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter laid out broad plans on Thursday to defeat Islamic State militants and retake the group's key power centers in Iraq and Syria.

Islamic State militant group threatens Israel in new videos

Islamic State militant group threatens Israel in new videos

The dreaded Islamic State militant group has threatened Israel in a series of new videos, warning that while they are currently fighting wars in other parts of the world, their eyes are set on Jerusalem "which they will enter."

Online recruitment by ISIS major security challenge for India: Rajnath Singh

Online recruitment by ISIS major security challenge for India: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has admitted that online recruitment by Islamic State militant group or the ISIS has become a major security challenge for India.

Hizbul Mujahideen disowns splinter faction in Kashmir

A Pakistan-based militant group on Thursday disowned a splinter faction suspected of a string of killings in Indian-occupied Kashmir, with concerns growing that rogue insurgents could ratchet up tensions between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. 

Constable-turned-militant killed in encounter in Meghalaya

Meghalaya police on Thursday gunned down a constable, who had deserted the force and joined the banned Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militant group, in an encounter at a remote village in East Garo Hills district, police said.

Talks with militant groups upgraded to political level: Zoramthanga

With the signing of ceasefire between the centre and the eight Mizo insurgent groups under the banner of United People's Front (UPF) on Tuesday last, the talks with the groups was ungraded to political level from official level, according to former Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga.

UN keeps Israel, Hamas off children's rights blacklist; raps Israel army

The United Nations on Monday left Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas off its blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children`s rights during conflicts, but criticized Israel over its 2014 military operations.

Indians deported from Turkey let off with warning

A nine-member Indian group, which was deported from Turkey and detained here on arrival Jan 30, has been set free with a stern warning against making attempts in future to engage in social activities in areas controlled by the Islamic State militant group, a top police official said Monday.

Three Kenyan soldiers wounded in gun attack near Somali border

Gunmen attacked a truck carrying Kenyan soldiers near the border with Somalia on Thursday, seriously wounding three of them, police said, in an assault that bore the hallmarks of Somalia`s Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

Egypt's militant group claims US oil worker's death

An Egyptian terror group linked to the dreaded Islamic State militants has claimed responsibility for the killing of a 58-year-old American oil worker.

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".

Al Qaeda denies decline, acknowledges 'mistakes' by its branches

Al Qaeda dismissed as "lies" a US assessment that it is in decline, but a defiant online message issued by the network on Sunday made no mention of the ultra-hardline Islamic State group widely seen as its rival for the leadership of global jihad.

Somali terrorist group leader killed in air strike: US

 The US Friday confirmed that Al Shabaab militant group leader Ahmed Godane has been killed in a US air strike in Somalia undertaken over the weekend, a statement said.

Pak Taliban commander revolts against Fazlullah

A powerful brash commander of the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday revolted against the leadership of Mullah Fazullah and announced the militant group's split, in what appeared to be a serious blow to the outfit linked to brazen attacks inside Pakistan.

Iraq PM says Kurdish Arbil becoming a base for ``Islamic State`` militants

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday the Kurdish-controlled city of Arbil was becoming an operations base for the Islamic State militant group that seized swathes of northern and western Iraq last month.

Govt to declare Assam militant group KPLT as banned outfit

The Centre is all set to declare a tribal militant group in Assam, Karbi Peoples` Liberation Tigers (KPLT), as a banned organisation following spurt in violence perpetrated by it.

Boko Haram shows changing al Qaeda threat

The kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls last month has sparked global outrage, launched an international manhunt and instantly turned an obscure West African militant group into a household name in the United States. And it has raised a central question: Does the rapidly growing number of al Qaeda splinter groups pose as much of a threat as al Qaeda itself?

Egypt militant group says founder killed in bomb accident

Egypt`s deadliest militant group said one of its founders, who led a deadly 2011 attack in Israel, has been accidentally killed by a bomb.

Egypt militant group says founder killed in bomb accident

Egypt`s deadliest militant group said one of its founders, who led a deadly 2011 attack in Israel, has been accidentally killed by a bomb.