Islamic State

30-year-old woman on trial in Norway provides glimpse of life under IS captivity

The 30-year-old -- born in Pakistan but raised in Oslo -- testified on Monday that she was radicalised and left for the war-torn country in 2013 after falling in love and marrying Bastian Vasquez.

published on : 5th March 2021

IS claims killing of three female media workers in Afghanistan

The women were gunned down on Tuesday in separate attacks, according to the news editor of the privately owned station and officials in Nangarhar province.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Reports of radicalisation, fundraising by ISIL facilities in Syria concerning: India at UN

TS Tirumurti underlined that political developments cannot be isolated from violations of Syrian sovereignty by outside factors.

published on : 10th February 2021

ISIL-K's new leader heads India operations; may have had earlier affiliation with Haqqani network: UN

The Haqqani network, which has the backing of elements within the Pakistani security establishment, is one of Afghanistan's most experienced and sophisticated insurgent organisations.

published on : 4th February 2021

Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad twin suicide bombing that killed 32

It was the deadliest attack on the city in three years when another suicide bomber targeted the same area.

published on : 22nd January 2021

France closes 9 places of worship under campaign against Islamic extremism: Report

According to the Figaro newspaper, three of the closed facilities were located in the department of Seine-Saint-Denis near Paris.

published on : 16th January 2021

NIA files charge-sheet against doctor who joined ISIS

The charge-sheet was filed before a special NIA court here under sections of the IPC and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act  against 28-year-old Abdur Rahman of Bengaluru.

published on : 12th January 2021

Afghan forces foil IS plan to assassinate top US envoy

The NDS did not offer further details and the US embassy in Kabul did not respond to requests for comment.

published on : 12th January 2021

Attacks across Afghanistan claim at least five lives

The Taliban have halted their attacks on US and international forces but continue to target Afghan security forces even as the insurgents have held talks this year with the US-backed government.

published on : 28th December 2020

Official: Large car bomb kills nine in Afghan capital

The dead and wounded included children, women and elders, said Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Interior Ministry. He added this was only the initial report of casualties, and that the toll could rise.

published on : 20th December 2020

ISIS operative gets seven years in jail

A Delhi court on Wednesday sentenced an ISIS operative to seven years in jail for conspiring to commit terror acts in the country.

published on : 17th December 2020

IS-linked militants kill four Christians in Indonesia: Police

The group of sword-and-gun wielding attackers ambushed Lembantongoa village in Central Sulawesi province Friday morning

published on : 28th November 2020

Islamic State group claims Kabul rocket attacks

The attack came hours before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to meet with negotiators from the Afghan government and the Taliban in the Qatari capital Doha.

published on : 21st November 2020

Austrian authorities raid suspected Islamic radicals

Prosecutors in Graz said over 70 people are under investigation in the new case and 60 properties, including apartments and offices, were searched.

published on : 9th November 2020

Kozhikode man tried to go to Syria via Georgia to join ISIS: NIA

The person is Muhammad Polakkani, 27, a native of Mankavu, who was deported from Georgia in September this year.

published on : 7th November 2020
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