Islamic State

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National Investigation Agency done with him before its deadline, court sends Areeb to judicial custody

The court subsequently remanded Areeb to judicial custody till December 31.


Mehdi Biswas not involved directly in recruiting youths for Islamic State: NIA

Bangalore police had obtained a copy of the FIR in the case before pressing charges against Mehdi.


Sydney gunman demands Islamic State flag, says bombs planted in cafe, CBD

Gunman says two bombs are planted inside the Lindt Chocolate Cafe and the others elsewhere in the Central Business District


Cop who led Mehdi’s arrest threatened on Twitter

@goyal_abhei we will not leave our brothers in your hand Revenge is coming wait for our reaction, reads a reply from twitter handle @abouanfal6.


Islamic State Twitter account handler remanded to 5 days police custody

Police had said that Biswas has “confessed” that he was handling the pro-jihad tweeter “@ShamiWitness”.


NIA to probe link between pro-IS Twitter handler and arrested ‘IS recruit’ Areeb

‘Areeb has mentioned to interrogators that he followed many pro-IS Twitter and Facebook accounts’


@ShamiWitness: Mehdi Biswas’ father says he is not aware of arrest

“He said that his internet account is hacked. I don’t believe that my son has any link with ISIS,” said Biswas’ father.


Islamic State group shoots down Iraqi helicopter

The attack happened in the Shiite holy city of Samarra, about 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad.

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Syria: Islamic State beheads four men for blasphemy says Syrian Observatory

Residents say Islamic State has beheaded and stoned to death many people in areas it controls in Syria.


Masroor arrested, but police say his terror was more virtual than real

‘Alleged creator of pro-Islamic State @ShamiWitness deeply invested in Islam, his Twitter handle’.


Agencies find no direct link between @ShamiWitness, IS

The agencies believed that the person behind the handle was not involved with the recruitment of cadre for IS from India.


Bangalore police probing ISIS mouthpiece @ShamiWitness

Channel 4 said that the man operating the account is an executive in the city working for an Indian conglomerate.

Pro-Islamic State handle @ShamiWitness posted average of 147 tweets per day

He used to post on an average of 147 tweets per day and has posted close to 130,000 tweets.


Islamic State suicide bomber detonates tank in eastern Syria

An IS Twitter account published two photos of a smiling man who it said carried out the suicide operation.

Read more: Islamic state, Syria

Bangalore man ran pro-Islamic State Twitter handle, says report

The account, which is now no longer operative, had over 17,700 followers, making him “perhaps the most influential Islamic State Twitter account”