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Alarm bells ring in Pakistan as ISIS establishing strong footprint

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and by its Arabic acronym `Daesh` is reportedly in the process of establishing a strong footprint across Pakistan, and especially in the border areas near Afghanistan.

 

Mar 04, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

US issues travel alert for Europe after France thwarts ISIS-linked plot

The suspects arrested are of French, Moroccan and Afghan origin and are between 29 and 37 years old.

Nov 22, 2016, 13:32 PM IST

IS killed at least 232 people near Mosul this week, says UN

Islamic State group fighters slaughtered at least 232 people in and around Mosul this week as Iraqi troops advanced on the city, the UN rights office said on Friday.

Oct 28, 2016, 17:51 PM IST

US expects Islamic State to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight

The fall of Mosul would signal the defeat of the ultra-hardline Sunni jihadists in Iraq but could also lead to land grabs.

Oct 19, 2016, 05:32 AM IST

Iraqi forces `ahead of schedule` in Mosul: Pentagon

A US-led coalition has for months been helping train Iraqi forces for the fight for Mosul -- the last IS stronghold in Iraq.
 

Oct 18, 2016, 02:32 AM IST

Mosul offensive a `decisive moment` in anti-IS campaign: US defense secretary

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Sunday that operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group were key to defeating the jihadist group.

Oct 17, 2016, 07:16 AM IST

Coalition strike kills ISIS 'minister of information': Pentagon

A coalition air strike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State operative considered the group`s information minister, a week after another raid eliminated a top IS strategist, the Pentagon said Friday.

Sep 17, 2016, 01:19 AM IST

BIZARRE! Islamic State BANS women from wearing burqas in Iraq

The ISIS has declared full-face veil as a security risk.

Sep 07, 2016, 14:52 PM IST

Kurdish forces open new front on IS capital Mosul

Kurdish fighters reached the target of an offensive that started on Sunday.
 

Aug 16, 2016, 06:06 AM IST

Defence ministers of anti-ISIL coalition to meet in US

US Secretary of Defence Aston Carter will host defence ministers from 34 nations along with senior leaders from countries part of the counter-ISIL coalition and NATO next week to discuss the ongoing military campaign against the Islamic State terror group.

Jul 13, 2016, 11:32 AM IST

From Kashmir to Kerala: The spread of Islamic State sympathisers in India

Though there is no confirmed presence of the terror group's fighters in the country, India has not remained untouched by IS activities.

Jul 12, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

US mission is to destroy ISIL; America stands with Orlando gay community: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to completely destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) saying that the US military will continue to fight against all those who want to wage a war between Islam and America.

Jun 14, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

WATCH: 'We'll come to India to take revenge of Babri Masjid, Gujarat and Muzaffarnagar', threatens ISIS video

Chilling warning to take revenge of Babri Masjid, Gujarat and Muzaffarnagar.

May 22, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

ISIS' Anbar province chief killed in Iraq air strike: Pentagon

A top ISIS leader, along with three other jihadists from the terror group, has been killed in a US-led military strike, the Pentagon has said.

May 10, 2016, 13:03 PM IST

Destroying ISIS group my top priority: US President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that destroying the Islamic State (ISIS) group remains his "top priority" at a time when the jihadist group continues to lose ground in Iraq and Syria.

Apr 06, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Destroying IS group my 'top priority': Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that destroying the Islamic State (IS) group remains his "top priority" at a time when the jihadist group continues to lose ground in Iraq and Syria.

Apr 06, 2016, 07:07 AM IST

Unbelievable! Islamic State 'training' unborn children for terrorism - Watch

The Islamic State, the world's most brutal terror group, has now set its eyes on preparing the next generation of fighters and suicide bombers. Shockingly, it is targeting unborn children to achieve the objective.

Mar 11, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

Islamic State beheads kid for listening to western music

In another case of brutality out of the many it has already committed in the past, Islamic State has beheaded a 15-year-old child for merely listening to western music at the grocery store of his father.

Feb 19, 2016, 17:15 PM IST

Hundreds of millions of dollars destroyed in anti-IS strikes

Hundreds of millions of dollars are believed to have been destroyed in coalition air strikes targeting cash hoards used to finance the Islamic State group, a US military spokesman said on Wednesday.

Feb 18, 2016, 01:32 AM IST

SHOCKING! ISIS video: 4-year-old British boy 'Jihadi Junior' blows up men in car bomb, chants 'Allahu Akbar'

It's terribly shocking! A new execution video has been released by ISIS showing a four-year-old British boy dubbed as 'Jihadi Junior' blowing up four alleged spies in a car bomb.

Feb 11, 2016, 13:09 PM IST