Militants

Two Hizbul Mujahideen sympathisers arrested in J&K's Kupwara

Two suspected overground workers of the banned Hizbul Mujahideen have been arrested in north Kashmir, police said today.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Security forces cordon villages in J&K's Pulwama, suspect terrorists' presence

In a joint operation, the Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF on Thursday started a cordon and search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district suspecting the presence of terrorists in the area. 

Sep 14, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Iraq says 90 per cent of IS-controlled areas regained

"The joy of victory has been completed and the entire province of Nineveh has become in the hands of our heroic forces," Abadi said.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected ISIS fighters

Many of them say they are from Russia, Turkey and Central Asia, but there are also some from European countries, the officials said. They have mostly arrived at the camp south of Mosul since Aug 30.

Sep 11, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

In the last two weeks alone 164,000 mostly Rohingya civilians have fled to Bangladesh, overwhelming refugee camps that were already bursting at the seams and triggering warnings of a humanitarian crisis.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Number of terror camps across LoC has gone up: Army commander

Internally, he said the NIA raids on separatists and the killing of top militant leaders by security forces have helped in improving security situation in Kashmir.

Sep 07, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

US forces apologise for 'highly offensive' Afghan propaganda leaflet

The dog is considered unclean in Islam and associating an image of the animal with one of the religion`s most sacred texts prompted indignation. The Taliban said the leaflet showed American "hatred" of Islam.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Russia fires missiles near enclave besieged by IS

As a result of the strike, a "large" group of fighters was destroyed, along with a communications centre, warehouses and ammunition, the ministry said in a statement.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

Suspected militants kill 2 police in attack on Kenyan church

Kenya's police say two officers were killed when gunmen attacked them at a church they were guarding by Kenya's Indian Ocean coast.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Around 120,000 people — most of them Rohingya Muslim civilians — have relied on aid hand-outs in camps since 2012, when religious riots killed scores and sparked a crisis which is again burning through the state.

 

Sep 02, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Security forces surround six Jammu & Kashmir villages

Security forces surrounded six villages in Jammu and Kashmir`s Shopian district on Monday following information about the presence of militants, police said.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Bangladesh sends back 70 Rohingya despite violence

Police intercepted the Rohingya late Saturday after they crossed the "zero line" border zone, where Myanmar soldiers earlier fired mortars and machine guns at villagers making the dangerous dash from the northern state of Rakhine into Bangladesh.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against Islamic State on Syria border

"The army command announces a ceasefire beginning at 7:00 am to make way for the last phase of negotiations linked to the fate of the kidnapped soldiers," it said in a statement on Sunday.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Islamic State submits to ceasefires in Syria-Lebanon border fight

The Lebanese army announced its own ceasefire took effect at 7:00 am to allow for negotiations over the fate of Lebanese soldiers who are in Islamic State captivity.

 

Aug 27, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Islamic State's stronghold Tal Afar about to fall: Iraqi military

The quick collapse of Islamic State in Tal Afar, a breeding ground for jihadist groups in Iraq, confirmed Iraqi military reports that the militants lack command and control structures in the areas west of Mosul.

Aug 26, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

Violence continues in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Three village officials were killed overnight near the town of Maungdaw, according to the office of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi — Myanmar`s de facto leader.

Aug 26, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

Pulwama terrorist attack: 2 jawans martyred, 5 injured; firing on

Two jawans have been killed and five others were left injured after they were attacked by terrorists in Pulwama district of Kashmir. 

Aug 26, 2017, 06:25 AM IST

71 dead in Myanmar Rakhine fighting: Government

At least 71 people have been killed in the latest fighting between Rohingya militants and Myanmar security forces in the country`s Rakhine state, the office of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday.

Aug 25, 2017, 15:32 PM IST

Fresh violence kills 32 in Myanmar's Rakhine State: Army Chief Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar security forces have conducted sporadic operations to flush out suspected militants throughout this year, often resulting in casualties among Rohingya villagers.

Aug 25, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Force won't solve Myanmar's Rohingya crisis: Annan panel

The treatment of approximately 1.1 million Rohingya has emerged as majority Buddhist Myanmar`s most contentious human rights issue as it makes a transition from decades of harsh military rule.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:24 PM IST