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Islamic State in Iraq and Levant

Two Indians abducted in war-torn Libya, Islamic State involved?

Two Indian citizens are said to have been abducted in Libya, reports said Wednesday.

Sep 16, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

'Today hacking, Tomorrow killing...Happy 9/11': ISIS threatens to kill 100 US military officers

An ISIS-affiliated group that calls itself 'Islamic State Hacking Division', has released a second kill list of 100 US military personnel, releasing online their photos, names, divisions, and addresses, SITE Intel Agency reported.

Sep 14, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

ISIS storms Syria air base, dozens reported killed

Dozens of Syrian government troops and Islamic State fighters have been killed in fighting around a government-held air base in eastern Syria in a region that is a stronghold for the jihadists, a monitoring group said on Thursday, 

Sep 10, 2015, 13:52 PM IST

US welcomes Indian Muslim clerics' fatwa against ISIS

 The US has welcomed a "fatwa" issued by over 1,000 Indian Muslim clerics against ISIS terming the actions of the dreaded terror group as "un-Islamic and inhuman."

Sep 10, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

'He said he will rape me': Confessions of ISIS chief Baghdadi's personal slave

As Islamic State continue to unleash terror across Syria and Iraq, numerous tales of indescribable atrocities meted out to women have surfaced.

Sep 09, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

US launches secret drone campaign against ISIS in Syria

The US has launched a separate and secret drone campaign managed jointly by the CIA and Special Operation Forces in Syria to target the leaders of the dreaded ISIS in Syria, a media report has said.

Sep 02, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

British forces hunt for Jihadi John in 'combat burqas'

British special forces are reportedly using stealth clothing dubbed as "combat burqas" in their hunt for feared Islamic State executioner Jihadi John in Syria.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Richest terrorist group Islamic State, is now minting gold coins?

In its latest propaganda video, the Islamic State which has already been branded as the richest terror organisation in history, claims to have started its own currency by minting gold coins.

Aug 30, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

Croatian hostage beheaded by ISIS? PM Milanovic doesn't confirm, but fears worst

The Islamic State claims to have beheaded the Croatian hostage who was captured last month from Egypt's Cairo.

Aug 12, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

ISIS captures pregnant Swedish teen girl and her partner in Syria

A 15-year-old pregnant Swedish girl and her 19-year-old partner were captured in Syria by Islamic State extremists, reports said Monday.

Aug 10, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Islamic State plans to take over India by this year

The Islamic State plans to take over large parts of the world, including almost the entire Indian subcontinent, by the next five years, according to a chilling map that features in a new book on the dreaded terror group.

Aug 10, 2015, 17:44 PM IST

UK charges Pak-origin cleric Anjem Choudary with inviting support for ISIS

A British radical cleric of Pakistani-origin has been charged by a London court with using online lectures to lure support for the extremist organisation Islamic State.

Aug 06, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

US official says 'ISIS remains as strong as last year', but growth stopped

In what necessitates a more robust strategy to fight the extremists, a US official has said that there has been no reduction in the strength of the Islamic State and it 'remains as strong as last year'.

Aug 04, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

ISIS child executioner who shot at Iraqi spy, killed in airstrike

A 14-year-old child who was recently shown apparently executing an Iraqi spy in an ISIS video, was reportedly killed in an air strike, reports said.

Aug 02, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

ISIS supporter in Florida charged with bomb plot: FBI

A self-professed Islamic State group supporter in the US state of Florida was charged with attempting to set off a backpack bomb, the FBI said.

Jul 29, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Islamic State says Afghanistan leader still alive

Islamic State on Monday released an audio tape it said was of the movement`s leader for Afghanistan, contradicting reports that he was killed in a US drone strike.

Jul 13, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

ISIS steps up Egypt campaign with Italy consulate hit

 With the high-profile bombing of Italy`s consulate in the heart of the Egyptian capital, the Islamic State jihadist group has stepped up its deadly campaign against the regime by striking Cairo`s Western allies.

Jul 13, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

109 Uighurs deported from Indonesia planned to join ISIS: China

Downplaying criticism over the deportation of 109 Uighur Muslim immigrants from Xinjiang by Thailand, China has alleged that they were on their way to Turkey, Syria or Iraq to join Islamic State terror group and take part in jihad.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

Dozens of Islamic State fighters 'poisoned' in Iraq after 'iftar' feast

At least 45 Islamic State (IS) fighters died after eating a Ramadan fast-breaking meal in the city of Mosul in Iraq, a media report said

Jul 08, 2015, 11:10 AM IST

ISIS in Afghanistan to be discussed by Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin at Eurasia summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders will discuss the threat the Islamic State group poses in Afghanistan at a Eurasian security summit in Russia this week, a Chinese official said Monday.

Jul 06, 2015, 12:31 PM IST