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Alexanda Kotey: Islamic State 'Beatle' sentenced to life for beheading US hostages

Kotey was a citizen of the UK, but the British government withdrew his citizenship. His Islamic State cell took journalists and aid workers hostage, tortured them and circulated videotapes of gruesome beheadings on the internet.

Apr 30, 2022, 00:12 AM IST

Afghanistan: At least 10 killed, 20 wounded as powerful blast rocks mosque in Kabul

The mosque in Kabul was packed with hundreds of worshippers who had gathered for prayers on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 

Apr 29, 2022, 20:21 PM IST

Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bombing in Pakistan’s Peshawar that killed 58

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement, which would make it one of the biggest attacks carried out by the group inside Pakistan.

Mar 05, 2022, 12:58 PM IST

6 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq airstrike

Based on intelligence reports, the Iraqi warplanes carried out an airstrike on an IS position in the Udheim area in the northern part of Diyala province.

Jan 30, 2022, 08:13 AM IST

Islamic State militants launch deadly attack in Syria, Iraq, dozens killed

Seven members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), and an allied security force called the Asayish were killed in the attack, an attempt by Islamic State to free prisoners in the jail. 

Jan 21, 2022, 19:33 PM IST

Islamic State attack on Iraqi village kills 10 Kurdish soldiers, 3 villagers: Report

The attack took place in the Makhmour region, a hotbed for Islamic State activity that sees regular attacks against Kurdish forces, Iraqi forces and often civilians.

Dec 03, 2021, 23:35 PM IST

ISIS takes responsibility for deadly attack on Kabul hospital that killed 25, wounded 50

The terrorists targetted the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan military hospital in one of Kabul`s more affluent neighbourhoods.

Nov 03, 2021, 08:30 AM IST

Kandahar mosque blast: Islamic State claims responsibility, UNSC condemns 'horrendous terrorist attack' in Afghanistan

Suicide bombers attacked a Shia mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in Afghanistan's Kandahar province which killed at least 47 people and injured 70 others. 

Oct 16, 2021, 06:59 AM IST

Islamic State attack kills 10, wounds four policemen near Iraq's Kirkuk

Police sources said the attackers clashed for two hours with police stationed at a village in the town of Rashad.

Sep 05, 2021, 15:23 PM IST

America's Reaper Drone completed Biden's revenge

Within 36 hours after the suicide attack on Kabul airport, America attacked the Islamic State in Afghanistan. A Reaper drone was used to carry out this attack, which is also known as America's 'Brahmastra'.

Aug 29, 2021, 09:22 AM IST

Who is behind the bombing at Kabul airport?

Who is behind the bombing at Kabul airport? Know in this report.

Aug 28, 2021, 14:58 PM IST

US strikes back at Islamic State after fatal suicide bombing near Kabul airport

The US struck back at the Islamic State on Saturday as it bombed a member of the ISIS-K in eastern Afghanistan in a retaliatory airstrike after a fatal suicide bombing claimed by the group killed as many as 169 Afghans and 13 American service members.

Aug 28, 2021, 14:56 PM IST

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with bail granted to alleged IS member

SC refused to entertain a plea by NIA challenging a Bombay HC order, which upheld bail to an alleged member of IS, Areeb Ejaz Majeed, on February 23 this year.

Aug 27, 2021, 16:22 PM IST

Kabul explosion: US officials call it 'suicide attack', believe ISIS to be behind blast

The official says evacuation flights have continued to take off from Kabul airport in the waning days of an airlift to help people flee the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. 

Aug 26, 2021, 21:31 PM IST

NIA arrests Islamic State operative from Karnataka

Jufri Jawhar Damudi, an IS operative wanted in the case has been arrested from Bhatkal by NIA.Jufri, a resident of Bhatkal in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka, was arrested in a joint operation of NIA and Karnataka Police.

Aug 06, 2021, 21:30 PM IST

Former Karnataka Congress MLA's grandson arrested over suspected links with Kerala module of Islamic State

The agencies began to track the activities of the module when it came to their notice that it was operating an Instagram Channel, ‘Chronicle Foundation’ with more than 5,000 members nearly a year ago.

Aug 06, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Bomb explosion in Kabul, over 25 killed and 12 injured

A bomb exploded near a school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul on Saturday (May 8), killing at least 25 people, many of them young students.

May 08, 2021, 21:28 PM IST

Armed men kill at least 58 in attack on Niger market sellers

Monday's attack echoed a January massacre that left 100 people dead in two villages also in the Tillaberi region that hadn't been claimed by an extremist group or militia.

Mar 17, 2021, 08:32 AM IST

Peace more powerful than war: Pope Francis in Iraq

Francis, on a historic first visit by a pope to Iraq, visited Mosul to encourage the healing of sectarian wounds and to pray for the dead of any religion.

Mar 07, 2021, 21:20 PM IST

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