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IS-inspired group influenced by Zakir Naik's speeches: ATS

Members of an "IS-inspired" terror group arrested from Maharashtra for allegedly planning mass killing at a temple were inspired by speeches of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, according to an ATS charge sheet filed in a Mumbai court.

Jul 25, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Iraq sentences 2 more Frenchmen to death for joining IS

An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11.

Jun 03, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

One week since Easter explosions, Sri Lanka deals with trauma and terror

One of the worst attacks in Sri Lanka's history has prompted one of the most stringent security counter measures in the island nation in the week after.

Apr 28, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

After Sri Lanka blasts, Indian agencies boost surveillance of 50 absconding Islamic State suspects

The security agencies decided to boost the surveillance following the deadly terror attacks that hit the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo on Sunday.

Apr 26, 2019, 07:07 AM IST

NIA busts key conspirator behind IS inspired module from Delhi

The National Investigation Agency on Saturday arrested a man from Delhi in connection with its probe against an ISIS-inspired group.

Apr 21, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

NIA conducts searches in Hyderabad and Maharashtra against IS module

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at two locations here Saturday in connection with an Islamic state module case

Apr 20, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Islamic State to lose last bits of Syria territory in 'weeks': US

Islamic State is expected to lose its final bits of territory in Syria to U.S.-backed forces within a couple of weeks, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday, even as U.S. intelligence assessed that the militant group would still pose a threat to the United States.

Jan 30, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Maharashtra ATS arrests one more man over alleged link with 'IS-inspired' terror module

The ATS also detained a minor in connection with the case.

Jan 27, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Nine arrested in Maharashtra for alleged links with Islamic State

According to police, the nine terror suspects, all part of a group, were nabbed by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) teams over the last two days.

Jan 23, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Apprehended IS operatives confess they planned to contact J&K terror groups

Members of the Islamic State module who were nabbed during raids in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in December 2018 have revealed that they had plans of contacting terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir for carrying out attacks in India.

Jan 10, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

IS terror module busted by NIA may have been planning attack on Ayodhya

Sources say that WhatsApp chats recovered from phones of the suspects point towards plans of a big attack at Ram Janmabhoomi.

Dec 27, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

NIA conducts raids across UP and Delhi against Islamic State module

The module is suspected to have been active in creating a network for radicalisation - especially in backward areas.

Dec 26, 2018, 11:42 AM IST

US begins withdrawing troops from Syria, claims victory over IS

The Donald Trump-led US administration announced that it has started returning US troops home from Syria after claiming a victory in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) without revealing any detailed timetable.

Dec 20, 2018, 07:53 AM IST

Hyderabad: NIA arrests two for link with ISIS

During their trial, Sheikh Azhar ul Islam and Mohammed Farhan Shaikh pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 7 years of imprisonment, while trial against accused Adnan Hassan is still going on.

Aug 12, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

At least 15 killed as gunmen attack Afghan government building

The attack underlines the country`s dire security situation after 17 years of war, with Islamic State increasingly claiming attacks on civilian targets even as pressure builds for peace talks between the Western-backed government and the Taliban.

Jul 31, 2018, 23:01 PM IST

Terrorists gunned down in Anantnag belonged to Islamic State: Jammu and Kashmir DGP

Security forces and at least three terrorists exchanged gunfire after the latter were pinned down in Anantnag's Srigufwara area.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:59 AM IST

16-year-old London girl plotted IS attack by all-female terror cell in UK, convicted

After her fiance, an Islamic State terrorist, died, she vowed to carry out a terrorist attack in London.

Jun 04, 2018, 21:54 PM IST

Russia detains five Islamic State members planning attack: news agencies

The five suspects were apprehended in the city of Yaroslavl, northeast of Moscow, on May 3-4, the Interfax news agency reported, quoting an FSB statement.

May 04, 2018, 21:39 PM IST

Braveheart French cop dies after jihadist shooting spree

Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame had offered to take the place of a woman the gunman had taken hostage and was shot and badly wounded before anti-terror police moved in to kill the attacker and end the siege in southern France.

Mar 24, 2018, 11:54 AM IST

Harjit Masih's story of fleeing from IS false, was kept in protective custody: Swaraj

Swaraj also claimed that Masih's version of the events are false

Mar 20, 2018, 16:30 PM IST