Such mass trials on terrorism charges are rare in the UAE which has largely been spared the Islamic militancy that has hit other Arab states.
Sources revealed a major element of the strategy formulated to deal with the threat was on running community outreach and de-radicalisation programmes to wean away youth identified as IS sympathisers.
Gopikrishna’s family spoke to TDP MP from Srikakulam K Rammohan Naidu, and urged him to request Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh to step up efforts to get the duo released.
According to sources, they reached the Indian embassy in Tripoli on Friday night and met Indian diplomate. They are expected to leave for Tunis on Sunday, and will be flying back to India from there.
The Islamic State has lost 9.4 percent of its territory in the first six months of 2015, according to an analysis by the conflict monitoring group IHS.
Of the 4 Indians, two are from Hyderabad, one from Raichur and one from Bengaluru, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.
AP Government’s Special Representative in Delhi K Rama Mohana Rao sought expeditious action for the safe release of Indian hostages in Libya.
Of the 4 Indians detained in Libya, two are from Hyderabad, one from Raichur and one from Bengaluru
Nangarhar has seen heavy fighting in recent months between militants purported to be from the Taliban and the Islamic State group, battling for control of trade routes.
IS’s aim is to create a global network of sleeper cells that could undermine the security and territorial integrity of its recruits’ home countries, said Russia.
“The document warns that ‘preparations’ for an attack in India are underway and predicts that an attack will provoke an apocalyptic confrontation with America,” the report said.
The Organiser editorial praises the Muslims of Lonand in Maharashtra for showing the “real character of Indian Muslims”.
Will Turkey-US cooperation against IS bring more stability to the region or less?
“The security of the alliance is indivisible,” ambassadors from all 28 NATO nations declared in a joint statement after the meeting.
NATO itself is not involved in operations against the Islamic State group, although many of its members are. As an alliance, however, NATO is committed to helping defend Turkey.
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