Islamic State

Peshawar mosque blast mastermind killed: Police 

According to the police, the terrorist named Hassan Shah, a resident of district Khyber, was killed in Pishtakharra of Peshawar in a joint counter-insurgency operation conducted.

published on : 14th May 2022

33 killed in bombing at mosque and religious school in Afghanistan's Kunduz Province

No one immediately claimed responsibility, but Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate on Friday claimed a series of bombings that happened a day earlier.

published on : 22nd April 2022

US military changes explanation of attack on base in Syria 

The reference to "deliberate placement" of explosive charges on the base appeared to raise the prospect of infiltration and a lapse of base security.

published on : 15th April 2022

British national convicted as ''Beatle'' in Islamic State beheadings trial 

The jury deliberated for four hours before finding El Shafee Elsheikh guilty on all counts. Elsheikh stood motionless and gave no visible reaction as the verdict was read.

published on : 15th April 2022

India provides $200,000 aid to UN team investigating crimes committed by Islamic State

UNITAD has identified a number of crimes against cultural heritage by ISIL, including destruction of shrines and culturally significant sites of the Yazidi, Kak’ai, Shabak and Turkmen communities

published on : 12th April 2022

Islamic State morphs and grows in Pakistan, Afghanistan

A February U.N. report estimated the number of IS-K fighters at around 4,000 and said it “enjoys more freedom than at any time in recent history.”

published on : 11th April 2022

ISIS lauds Indian Muslim girls fighting hijab ban, stokes controversy

“Initially, six of our Islamic sisters from a government pre-university college were not allowed to attend classes wearing hijab.

published on : 8th April 2022

IS magazine confirms death of Malappuram man in Afghanistan

The Islamic State (IS) has confirmed that one more Malayali was killed while “fighting to defend the caliphate” in Afghanistan in 2018.

published on : 12th March 2022

Islamic State claims responsibility for Pak Shia mosque attack that killed 62 people

The Islamic State affiliate in the region known as Islamic State in Khorasan province and headquartered in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for the devastating attack.

published on : 5th March 2022

Pakistan vows to arrest masterminds of IS mosque attack

The assault killed 57 people and wounded nearly 200. IS said in a statement the lone suicide bomber was from neighbouring Afghanistan. 

published on : 5th March 2022

Top US General warns of ISIS presence in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, the Taliban Defense Ministry denied reports over the presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan.

published on : 18th February 2022

France and EU announce military withdrawal from Mali

 France has about 4,300 troops in the Sahel region, including 2,400 in Mali. The so-called Barkhane force is also involved in Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mauritania.

published on : 17th February 2022

Pakistan witnessing resurgence of terrorism after Taliban's takeover of Kabul

In January 2022 alone, several terrorist incidents rocked Pakistan as major cities including Islamabad and Lahore were targeted.

published on : 16th February 2022

US General warns of Al-Qaeda, ISIS 'reconstituting' in Afghanistan

The UN Security Council had in a recent report raised concerns over the reconstitution of foreign 'terrorist groups' in Afghanistan, meanwhile, the Taliban denied the remarks.

published on : 10th February 2022

Terror groups enjoy greater freedom in Afghanistan than any time in recent history: UN report 

The report says the dreaded Islamic State terrorist group aims to position itself as the chief rejectionist force in Afghanistan.

published on : 9th February 2022
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