Islamic States

30 civilians killed, 45 injured in air strike in eastern Afghanistan

Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member in eastern Nangarhar province said a drone strike killed 30 workers in a pine nut field and at least 40 others were injured.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Turkish cops detain 29 ISIS State suspects in Ankara

Turkish police detained 29 suspected Islamic State members in Ankara on Friday, state media said, in a fresh operation after arresting some 120 suspects across Turkey a day earlier as security is tightened ahead of the New Year.

Dec 29, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

IS will pay 'big price' for each attack on US, says Trump

The US military has hit IS "much harder" over the past two days after the jihadist group claimed the attacker was one of their soldiers, Trump said.

Nov 03, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Under attack from all sides, where are IS jihadists going?

Facing multiple offensives, the jihadist group has lost the Libyan city of Sirte, Iraq`s Mosul and Ramadi, and is now on the verge of being ousted from its former Syrian stronghold Raqa.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Iraq launches operation near Syrian border: Commander

An Iraqi military commander says troops have launched a multi-pronged operation to capture a town near the Syrian border from the Islamic State group.

Sep 16, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Islamic State claims attacks in Spain, Russia

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Barcelona terror attack: Death toll rises to 14, say emergency services

The death toll in a double attack in Spain rose to 14, emergency services said on Friday, as the country reeled from the two vehicle rampages that saw drivers plough into pedestrians in Barcelona and Cambrils, another seaside town.

Aug 18, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

ISIS 'outsources' terror attacks to Pak-based outfits: UN report

The Islamic State terror group enlists "partners of convenience" in Afghanistan and "outsources" terror attacks to Pakistan-based outfits like the Lashkar-i-Jhangvi and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, according to a UN report.

Aug 11, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi still alive, says US Defence Secretary James Mattis

US Defence Secretary James Mattis believes Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi is still alive, shooting down claims he was killed in an air strike.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Death toll from Pakistan attacks rises to 73

The death toll from multiple attacks in Pakistan rose to 73, officials said Saturday, a day after the bomb and gun assaults in three cities shook the country as it prepared to mark the end of Ramadan, Islam`s holiest month.

Jun 24, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

ISIS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq: Officials

Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people, officials said today. 

May 20, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

United Nations says struggling to cope with Mosul exodus

The exodus of civilians from the battleground city of Mosul has reached an unprecedented level, leaving aid agencies struggling to cope, the UN humanitarian coordinator in Iraq said today.

May 18, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

US-led coalition against ISIS denies east Syria strike that killed civilians

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group said Wednesday it did not conduct strikes in the eastern Syrian town of Albu Kamal this week that reportedly killed dozens of civilians.

May 17, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

Islamic State attack on refugee camp kills 32 in Syria's Hasakeh

As many as 32 persons were killed and several others injured in a suicide attack by Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria (ISIS) militants on a refugee camp in Syria`s Hasakeh province, local media reports said.

May 03, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Donald Trump says US, allies will destroy Islamic State, protect civilization

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States and its allies will destroy Islamic State and "protect civilization."

Apr 05, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

Donald Trump meets Egypt's president to talk Islamic State, foreign aid

President Donald Trump welcomed his Egyptian counterpart, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, to the White House on Monday for talks ranging from ways to collaborate in the fight against Islamic extremism to efforts to bolster Egypt's flailing economy.

Apr 03, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

White House says US must accept political reality in Syria

The White House said on Friday that the United States must accept the political reality that the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is up to the Syrian people and the U.S. focus in the region must be on defeating Islamic State militants.

Apr 01, 2017, 00:58 AM IST

Iraqi forces battle toward landmark Mosul mosque

Iraqi special forces and police fought Islamic State militants to edge closer to the al-Nuri mosque in western Mosul on Wednesday, tightening their control around the landmark site in the battle to recapture Iraq`s second city.

Mar 29, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Coalition 'probably' had role in civilian casualties in Mosul: US general

Coalition forces were "probably" involved in the deaths of numerous civilians during recent bombings in west Mosul, the head of the anti-IS coalition in Baghdad said on Tuesday.

Mar 28, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

Iraq, United States must avoid civilian deaths in Mosul: UN

The United Nations human rights chief urged the Iraqi government and United States-led coalition on Tuesday to review tactics in Mosul to spare civilians he said were being deliberately put at risk by Islamic State.

Mar 28, 2017, 18:17 PM IST