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Afghan Shiite community brace for attacks ahead of Ashura holy day

The violence has escalated in recent weeks, with more than 60 people killed in suicide bombings at a wrestling club and an education centre

published on : 19th September 2018

Afghan official: Death toll in suicide bombing rises to 68

The bombing happened when a group from the district of Achin came to Momandara district to block the main highway between the capital Jalalabad and the Torkham border with Pakistan.

published on : 12th September 2018

At least 27 hostages held by Islamic State in south Syria: Human Rights Watch

The group of mostly women and children were abducted by IS during a massive July 25 assault on the Druze community in Sweida, in which the jihadists killed more than 250 people.

published on : 25th August 2018

Iraqis demand change as protests run into second week 

Months after Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group, attention has turned from the military battle to the fight for jobs and public services.

published on : 16th July 2018

Marriage a distant dream for many in Iraq's Mosul

Unemployment and the long interruption to salaries has prevented very many young people who want to start a family from marrying.

published on : 17th May 2018

French female Islamic State fighter caught in Afghanistan: Officials

The woman was captured during a military operation in the northern province of Jowzjan -- an IS stronghold -- on Thursday night, several officials said.

published on : 23rd March 2018

16 hurt in deadly French jihadist shooting, two seriously: President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said all evidence suggested that it was a terror attack — the first one since he became president in May.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Iraq holds more than 19,000 on Islamic State, militant links

An analysis by The Associated Press has found that Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offences.

published on : 21st March 2018

Iraq condemns 15 Turkish women to death for belonging to IS

According to experts, an estimated 20,000 people are being held in jail in Iraq for alleged membership of IS.

published on : 25th February 2018

Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman leads Islamic military alliance meeting

Saudi Arabia announced the alliance in December 2015, when the crown prince was still only the kingdom's defence minister.

published on : 26th November 2017

Trump calls for death penalty for New York attacker

Trump had earlier said he was considering sending Sayfullo Saipov, 29, to the military's notorious Guantanamo Bay detention centre.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Pakistan confirms killing of two Chinese kidnapped 'by IS'

The pair, a man and a woman, were abducted in May this year from the city, capital of restive Balochistan province.

published on : 30th October 2017

Morocco arrests 11 suspects linked to IS jihadists

Moroccan police on Saturday arrested 11 members of an "extremely dangerous terrorist" cell linked to the Islamic State group and seized chemical products used to make bombs.

published on : 14th October 2017

Islamic State group claims Chechnya attack: SITE

The statement said all of the assailants died during the attack, which killed six Russian soldiers.

published on : 24th March 2017

Iraqi forces have secured half of Mosul airport: Officials

Troops also secured key infrastructure as they advance to rout the Islamic State group from western Mosul, officials said.

published on : 24th February 2017
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