Islamic State

WATCH | Deadly clash between Islamic State fighters and Kurdish forces in Syria, nearly 90 dead

Fighting raged for a third day between the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces in Syria after IS attacked a prison housing jihadists, with the violence killing nearly 90 people. The jihadists seized weapons and freed several fellow IS fighters, said a Britain-based monitor, which relies on sources inside war-torn Syria.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Trump starts withdrawing US forces from Syria

President Donald Trump has begun withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria, declaring on Wednesday they have succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State and were no longer needed in the country.

published on : 20th December 2018

Islamic State killed her sons, now she cares for 22 grandkids

Living off handouts, life is almost a daily struggle for 60-year old Sana Ibrahim al-Taee from Mosul who was left to care for 22 grandchildren after her five children were killed.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Mortal remains of the 38 Indians killed in Iraq brought to Amritsar

On March 20, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed the Rajya Sabha members in the Parliament that 39 Indians, who went missing in Mosul in 2014, were killed by the terror outfit IS.

published on : 2nd April 2018

40 killed, 30 injured in Kabul suicide bomb attack  

At least 40 people were killed and 30 were injured after a suicide bomb attack at a news agency in Kabul on Thursday. 

published on : 29th December 2017

Man accused of plotting attack for Islamic State at San Francisco pier

A tow truck driver in California was arrested and charged with attempting to provide support to terrorists by plotting to attack people, possibly with explosives, at a crowded pier in San Francisco.

published on : 23rd December 2017

Yazidi sisters reunite after three years in Islamic State captivity

The sisters were taken by the militants in an assault on Sinjar, the Yazidi heartland on August 3, 2014. One of the sisters was taken to Syria while other was shifted to Turkey. 

published on : 22nd December 2017

Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town

Iraqi forces capture the last remaining town under Islamic State control, signaling the collapse of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.

published on : 18th November 2017

Philippines declares battle with Islamist rebels over in Marawi City

The Philippines announces the end to five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels, after a fierce and unfamiliar urban war.

published on : 23rd October 2017

Philippines optimistic after ISIS-linked leaders killed

The Philippines’ military vows no letup in hunting down and destroying extremist groups loyal to Islamic State, saying Marawi City would be retaken.

published on : 17th October 2017

Iraq delivers another blow to Islamic State

Iraqi forces have captured the town of Hawija and the surrounding area from Islamic State, though some fighting still raged in a pocket to the north and east of the town, the military said.

published on : 5th October 2017

Body camera video shows police response to Las Vegas shooter

Body camera footage shows Las Vegas police moving in on the scene while trying to usher people to safety during the Las Vegas shooting.

published on : 4th October 2017

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for a suicide attack that targeted the Iraqi embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul, the group's Amaq news agency says.

published on : 31st July 2017

Islamic State publish video of destroyed historic mosque

A video published by Islamic State shows the mosque from which they declared their 'caliphate' nearly three years ago lying in ruins.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russia: officials

President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister during their meeting last week, two US officials with knowledge of the situation said.

published on : 16th May 2017

Intelligence Bureau calls for top notch security for Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In a constant threat perception from the ISIS for Turkish President who arrives in India on Sunday, the Intelligence Bureau has called for high degree of security for him.

published on : 29th April 2017

Islamic State car bombing in Baghdad: 4 police killed

Security forces say four policemen were killed in suicide car bombing in Iraq.

published on : 29th April 2017

Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner flies into Iraq with top US general

Jared Kushner, flew into Iraq on Monday with the United States' top general to get a first-hand assessment of the battle against Islamic State from commanders and Iraqi leaders.

published on : 4th April 2017

Syrian people do not want Assad: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the U.S. has 'no love' for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and does not have a goal to talk to him.

published on : 4th April 2017

Iraq forces meet 'fierce' resistance in southwest Mosul

Iraqi special forces are facing "fierce" resistance as they battle the Islamic State group in southwest Mosul, a commander says.

published on : 2nd March 2017
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