Islamic state

At UNSC, India highlights Pakistan's link with Al Qaeda, Islamic State in South Asia

Tirumurti explained that the "world is fully aware that these groups also perpetrate terrorist activities from safe havens in Pakistan, including through violent attacks in Afghanistan that have disrupted the peace process". India's comments came at a UNSC briefing on the 12th report of the UN Secretary-General (SG) on the threat posed by the Islamic State (ISIL/Da'esh) to international peace and security.

Feb 11, 2021, 01:05 AM IST

At UNSC, India expresses concerns over acts of terrorism by Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa

India called for closer coordination in counter-terrorism cooperation in the region.

Jan 12, 2021, 00:17 AM IST

Islamic State claims responsibility for Vienna attack, Austrian police arrest 14 in manhunt after gunman's deadly rampage

Austrian police arrested 14 people in a massive manhunt for possible accomplices of a convicted man who killed four and injured 22 in Vienna.

Nov 04, 2020, 02:34 AM IST

Kabul University attack: Islamic State claims responsibility, death toll rises to 22

President Ashraf Ghani said that Afghanistan will take revenge for this senseless attack and that security forces will 'chase you, find you at any corner and wipe you out'.

Nov 03, 2020, 01:28 AM IST

Arrested ISIS operative planned 'fidayeen' attack in Ayodhya, Delhi

Khan had planned to carry out a 'lone wolf' strike in Ayodhya and in the national capital but could not do so due to heavy security arrangements.

Aug 23, 2020, 17:58 PM IST

Arrested ISIS operative had planned terror strike on August 15, was in direct touch with his handlers: Delhi Police

A suspected ISIS operative, who was arrested following a brief exchange of fire, had planned terror strikes in high footfall areas of the national capital, Delhi Police disclosed said on Saturday (August 22, 2020).

Aug 22, 2020, 16:36 PM IST

ISIS operative Abu Yusuf arrested with IED in Delhi's Dhaula Kuan; sent to police custody — Pics

A suspected ISIS operative was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police with IEDs and a pistol from Delhi's Dhaula Kuan area. He has been sent to seven-day police custody by a court. Search operations are underway at several locations in the national capital.

Aug 22, 2020, 15:53 PM IST

ISIS operative arrested in Delhi's Dhaula Kuan remanded to 7-day police custody

The ISIS operative has been identified as Abu Yusuf Khan and hails from Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur. He was nabbed on Ridge Road between Karol Bagh and Dhaula Kuan in Delhi after a shootout at around 11:30 pm on Friday. 

Aug 22, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

UP DGP sounds alert after arrest of ISIS operative in Delhi; security checks intensified in Noida

Vehicles and passengers moving to and fro Delhi are being checked at the border, while Gautam Buddh Nagar district is also on alert mode.

Aug 22, 2020, 13:49 PM IST

Arrested ISIS operative was planning lone wolf attack in Delhi; NSGs diffusing seized IEDs

The Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested an ISIS operative after a brief encounter in the national capital on late Friday (August 21). The encounter took place on Ridge Road between Karol Bagh and Dhaula Kuan at 11.30 pm last night.

Aug 22, 2020, 11:06 AM IST

Islamic State terrorist arrested in Delhi, 15 kg IEDs recovered; police conduct raids to nab associates

The ISIS operative, identified as Abu Yusuf Khan, was nabbed on Ridge Road between Karol Bagh and Dhaula Kuan in Delhi after a shootout. 

Aug 22, 2020, 08:47 AM IST

Pakistani nationals continue to provide leadership to Islamic State, Al Qaeda in South Asia: UNSC report

The report stated that its not just leadership, but the force is also being provided by Pakistan.

Jul 25, 2020, 22:48 PM IST

Woman jailed for plotting to bomb St Paul's cathedral in London

Safiyya Shaikh, 37, had planned to set off a bomb at the popular tourist attraction, to kill herself and visitors to the famous cathedral and another bomb at the hotel where they would have stayed before the attack, prosecutors said.

Jul 04, 2020, 00:55 AM IST

Islamic State prisoners agree to end riot in Syria jail

The riot began Saturday at a prison in the city of Hassakeh, one of the largest facilities where IS members are held, and control was reestablished Sunday evening, said Kino Gabriel, a spokesman for the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

May 04, 2020, 07:50 AM IST

DNA Analysis of 'Baghdadi Plan' against Citizenship

Sources revealed that Jahanzeb Sami was under suspicion due to his activities in cyberspace, which revealed his intention to carry out suicide attacks in the country. He was in contact with members of ISKP (a part of ISIS) in Afghanistan.

Mar 09, 2020, 22:42 PM IST

Delhi: PFI member Danish Ali also arrested after the arrest of ISIS suspects

Sources revealed that Sami was under suspicion due to his activities in cyberspace, which revealed his intention to carry out suicide attacks in the country. He was in contact with members of ISKP (a part of ISIS) in Afghanistan.

Mar 09, 2020, 17:22 PM IST

Is Dawood Ibrahim behind Delhi Riots?

A couple from Kashmir accused of having links with the terrorist organisation ISIS. This couple has been arrested by Delhi Police. The couple have been identified as Jahanjeb Sami or Dawood Ibrahim.

Mar 09, 2020, 14:16 PM IST

Srinagar couple arrested in Delhi for alleged ISKP links

Sources quoted by ANI said that Sami came under scanner due to his activities on cyberspace which revealed his intention to carry out suicide attacks in the country. He was in "association with senior ISKP members in Afghanistan".

Mar 09, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

Delhi Police detains ISIS-linked couple for instigating anti-CAA protests

Delhi Police on Sunday detained two suspected Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) terrorists in Okhla who were allegedly actively involved in the recent anti-CAA protests

Mar 09, 2020, 09:40 AM IST

Both suspects of ISIS module are husband-wife, having conspiracy to provoke against CAA-NRC

A couple suspected of having links with the terrorist organization Islamic State - Khorasan Province (ISKP) have been arrested by Delhi Police from Jamia Nagar in south Delhi on Sunday morning.

Mar 08, 2020, 22:16 PM IST