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Two car bombs explode in Somali capital and kill 18 people

Shooting broke out near the president`s residence at the time of the blasts, police and ambulance services said

Feb 24, 2018, 06:24 AM IST

Islamist leader calls off Pakistan protests after minister resigns

The Islamist leader whose group clashed violently with Pakistani security forces and paralysed Islamabad for weeks said their sit-in was called off Monday after the law minister resigned, meeting their key demand.

Nov 27, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Chaos in Islamabad: Security forces crackdown on Islamist protesters

Security forces crackdown on Islamist protesters

Nov 25, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Egypt's 'fantastic guy' Sisi to meet Donald Trump

After four years of tension with the United States, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi now has a fan in the White House and on Monday he meets President Donald Trump.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Bigots at it again! Mohammed Shami called un-Islamic for posting picture with dog

Last month he was subjected to similar treatment for sharing a photo of himself with wife Hasin Jahan.

Jan 21, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Rocket siren sounds in southern Israeli community near Gaza border

Israel's air force hit a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip today after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave toward Israel, the military said.

Oct 24, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

50 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan's Ghor

Fifty Taliban militants were killed in the central Afghanistan Ghor province in air strikes by government forces, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

Aug 23, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

New Darul Uloom fatwas: Wearing wig during namaz, shaving others' beards un-Islamic

Muslim seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has advised the Muslim to shun wigs while offering namaz and said that shaving or trimming one's beard is 'un-Islamic'.

Aug 09, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

Israel arrests UN Gaza employee for aiding Hamas

Israel said on Tuesday it had arrested and charged a United Nations employee for allegedly providing "material assistance" to the Islamist movement Hamas.

Aug 09, 2016, 19:41 PM IST

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for six militants

A Bangladesh court on Thursday upheld the death sentence for six Islamist militants convicted over a suicide bombing in 2005 of a lawyer`s office that killed eight people, a top prosecutor said.

Jul 28, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

Second French church attacker was known to police: Report

Police have identified the second assailant who attacked a church in northern France this week as a 19-year-old known to security services as suspected of having Islamist militant links, sources said on Thursday.

Jul 28, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Bangladesh identifies masterminds of deadly Dhaka terror attack

Bangladesh said it has identified the masterminds of the deadly Dhaka cafe terror attack.

Jul 16, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Kurdish militant bomb attacks on Turkish army outpost kill six

Two bomb attacks by Kurdish militants ripped through a military outpost and an army vehicle in southeast Turkey on Sunday, killing six members of the armed forces, the military said, showing no let-up in a conflict which flared a year ago.

Jul 10, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Iraqi forces retake key airbase from south of Mosul from ISIS

Iraqi forces have captured a key airbase from the Islamic State group that can serve as a launchpad for retaking the jihadist-held city of Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday.

Jul 09, 2016, 23:01 PM IST

Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols, two AK-22 rifles

The Islamist militants who killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in the brazen assault at a cafe here used five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, police said on Thursday.

Jul 07, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

Turkish authorities detain 3 new suspects over Ataturk airport terror attack

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have detained three new suspects in connection with the attack at Istanbul's airport that killed at least 44 people.

Jul 03, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

At least 43, including several children, killed in Syria army shelling of rebel town

Fierce government bombardment of an opposition-controlled Syrian town has killed 43 people.

Jul 03, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

UN refugee chief urges Pakistanis not to label Afghan refugees 'terrorists'

The United Nations refugee chief on Thursday urged Pakistanis not to blame Afghan refugees for terrorism in their country, amid growing public calls for their deportation and worsening relations between the two neighbours.

Jun 23, 2016, 18:42 PM IST

SIMI operative, accused in 2008 serial blast, nabbed from Karnataka

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested an alleged SIMI operative, who was wanted in the 2008 serial bomb blasts in the city, from Belgam in Karnataka.

Jun 20, 2016, 15:24 PM IST

Attack on minorities: Over 1 lakh Bangladesh clerics issue fatwa against extremism

Over 100,000 Islamic scholars and clerics in Bangladesh on Saturday issued a fatwa against violent extremism in the light of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular writers in the Muslim-majority nation.

Jun 18, 2016, 21:53 PM IST