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Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Jammu and Kashmir

The terrorist organisation's Amaq News Agency late on Friday announced that the new province is called "Wilayah of Hind".

May 11, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

IB alert of fidayeen attack on Buddha Purnima in West Bengal

The Central Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued an alert, warning of a fidayeen attack by Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) or Islamic State (ISIS) on the occasion of Buddha Purnima in West Bengal or Bangladesh, according to the sources in the agency.

May 11, 2019, 09:44 AM IST

Arrested in Kerala, IS suspect says mastermind of Sri Lanka attacks inspired him

The accused admitted during the interrogation that he had plans to carry out attacks in India. 

Apr 30, 2019, 08:05 AM IST

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Authorities suspect members of two little known groups - National Thawheedh Jamaath (NTJ) and Jammiyathul Millathu Ibrahim - of carrying out the Easter attacks, though Islamic State has claimed responsibility.

Apr 29, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

Jaish-e-Mohammad, Islamic State terrorists planning fidayeen attacks in India, warn intelligence agencies

The intelligence agencies have warned of possible suicide attacks in India by Jaish and Islamic State terror outfits. 

Apr 29, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Father, two brothers of Sri Lanka suicide bombings mastermind killed: Report

Zainee Hashim, Rilwan Hashim and their father Mohamed Hashim, who were seen in a video circulating on social media calling for all-out war against non believers, were among 15 killed.

Apr 28, 2019, 13:55 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

Sri Lanka: Four gunmen dead in special operation; 15 civilians killed in explosion

The raid was carried out on Friday at 7 pm by the police and the Special Task Force (STF). 

Apr 27, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Sri Lankan soldiers engage in gunbattle with Easter bombing suspects, 7 arrested

The police recovered a huge cache of explosives and arrested seven suspected terrorists today.

Apr 26, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

Sri Lankan police looking for 140 with Islamic State links: President Maithripala Sirisena

Sirisena told reporters some Sri Lankan youths had been involved with the extremist group since 2013.

Apr 26, 2019, 10:32 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

Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

At least 321 people were killed and about 500 people wounded in the attack.

Apr 23, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

Four killed in failed attack on Saudi state security building

Islamic State's official news agency Amaq claimed responsibility for the attack in a video.

Apr 22, 2019, 08:31 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

J&K police helps reunite three missing boys with their families

The reason why the three had gone missing is being ascertained even as locals hail the prompt police action in bringing them back home.

Mar 25, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

Islamic State 'caliphate' defeated, yet threat persists

SDF fighters, who besieged Baghouz for weeks while planes pounded from above, paraded in memory of 11,000 comrades killed in years of fighting against IS. A band played the American national anthem. 

Mar 24, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria, confirms US

The US Defense Department on Friday stated that the Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria.

Mar 22, 2019, 21:59 PM IST

US-backed fighters clear area around last Islamic State Syria pocket: SDF official

Islamic State`s defeat at Baghouz would end its territorial control over the third of Syria and Iraq it held in 2014 as it sought to carve out a huge caliphate in the region.

Mar 20, 2019, 19:38 PM IST

US-backed force says it has taken positions in Islamic State Syria camp

US-backed fighters said they had taken positions in Islamic State`s last enclave in eastern Syria and air strikes pounded the tiny patch of land beside the Euphrates River early on Monday, a Reuters journalist said.

Mar 19, 2019, 08:01 AM IST