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Jakarta bombings linked to IS: Police

Jakarta bombings linked to IS: Police

Suicide bombings near a bus stop in Jakarta that killed two bombers and three policemen were linked to IS.

May 25, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
Islamic State "war minister" killed east of Aleppo: Syrian state TV

Islamic State "war minister" killed east of Aleppo: Syrian state TV

Islamic State militants killed in the army operations, who included Saudis and Iraqis.

May 24, 2017, 15:15 PM IST

Security forces not involved in Pulwama villager's death

OGWs are unarmed locals who according to the security forces work as eyes and ears of the militants.

May 20, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Islamic State claims attack on state-run TV station in Afghanistan

Militant group Islamic State on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a television station in Afghanistan`s eastern province of Nangarhar that killed a security guard as well as all three attackers and wounded at least 17 people.

May 17, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

Abu Sayyaf leader behind execution of foreigners is killed, Philippines says

A leader of a militant group who was directly involved in the kidnap and execution of Canadian and German nationals was among those killed by Philippine troops in a clash on a resort island this week, the military said on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
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.

Jul 24, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2016, 22:58 PM IST
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."

Oct 20, 2015, 18:38 PM IST
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.

Sep 14, 2015, 02:50 AM IST

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. 

Jul 24, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

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.

Jul 09, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

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.

Jun 14, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

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.

Jun 09, 2015, 01:00 AM IST

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.

Feb 02, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

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.

Jan 02, 2015, 01:47 AM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

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".

Oct 31, 2014, 22:20 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2014, 23:51 PM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2014, 01:14 AM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2014, 00:51 AM IST