Islamic state

Baghdadi successor in US crosshairs: Donald Trump

The US president used his speech in New York to claim that the IS leadership was running scared in the wake of Baghdadi's death in a raid in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on October 26.

published on : 12th November 2019

Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home

In a statement, the Israeli military said Abu el-Atta was responsible for recent rocket attacks against southern Israel communities, instructed by Tehran.

published on : 12th November 2019

Islamic State 'defeated' in key Afghan province: official

The claim comes after the jihadists first burst into Afghanistan's conflict in 2015, when they overran large parts of Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, near the Pakistan border.

published on : 10th November 2019

Slain IS chief Baghdadi's wife revealed group secrets after capture

Asma Fawzi Muhammad Al-Qubaysi aka Rania Mahmoud,  volunteered a lot of information about Baghdadi and the inner workings of ISIS which the Iraqi government was able to verify.

published on : 7th November 2019

'We're not impressed', says US official on new ISIS chief

The group last week announced Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi as its new leader after a US commando raid killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

published on : 7th November 2019

Erdogan says Turkey has captured slain IS leader al-Baghdadi's wife

The former Islamic State leader Al-Baghdadi was known to have four wives.

published on : 6th November 2019

ISIS-Khorasan attempted suicide attack in India 2018: Top US counterterrorism official

In fact, of all the branches of the ISIS, the ISIS-Khorasan or the ISIS-K is the outfit that is of the most concern to the US.

published on : 6th November 2019

Turkey says it captured slain IS leader Baghdadi's sister in Syria

Little is known about the sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi but the Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as Rasmiya Awad is suspected of being affiliated with the extremist group.

published on : 5th November 2019

Two soldiers killed by explosive device: Malian Army

An attack on a military base on Friday left 49 Malian soldiers dead in the eastern Menaka region near the border with Niger.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Mali attacks on 50 soldiers

The violence has also spilled over into Burkina Faso and Niger where extremists have exploited existing inter-communal strife, leaving hundreds dead.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Donald Trump to honour military dog Conan from Baghdadi mission at White House

It remains unclear if the president will eventually meet some of the several dozen troops who took part in the risky operation in northwest Syria.

published on : 1st November 2019

TN terror probe: NIA raids house, investigates suspect in Nagapattinam

The officials reportedly seized Mohammed Ajmal's mobile phone, sim cards, some objectionable pamphlets, and some ‘undisclosed’ documents.

published on : 31st October 2019

TN terror module: NIA raids underway at two locations in Coimbatore

The searches are underway at two places: GM Nagar and Lorry Pettai in Ukkadam.

published on : 31st October 2019

Sri Lanka blast: NIA gets custody of two suspected members of Coimbatore-based IS module 

The page had several followers in India and Sri Lanka. Azarudeen was a Facebook friend of Easter Sunday attack mastermind Zaharan Hashim.

published on : 31st October 2019

In a Kurdish prison, 5,000 former IS fighters never see the sun

Most are Iraqis or Syrians, followed by Tunisians, Moroccans and Saudis, but there are also Europeans and even Americans.

published on : 30th October 2019
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