November 15, 2021 11:39 am
When the Taliban, hard-line Sunni Muslims, seized power in August, they vowed to end decades of bloodshed and sought to reassure Afghan Shiites that they would not again be their targets, as they were during the group’s previous rule from 1996 to 2001.
September 09, 2021 11:55 am
The lone surviving attacker from that night, Salah Abdeslam, has so far refused to speak to investigators.
May 10, 2021 11:45 am
The death toll — possibly reaching over 80 young girls — exceeded even previous massacres in this bustling neighborhood of a minority long singled out for persecution by the Taliban and, in recent years, the Islamic State group.
May 19, 2020 1:55 pm
The Islamic State group's self-declared “caliphate” that once spanned a third of both Iraq and Syria, has been defeated on the ground but its fighters are still staging insurgent attacks.
May 03, 2019 8:04 pm
Internal and Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardana on Thursday instructed the Controller of Emigration and Immigration to take steps to deport all foreigners remaining in the country without visas and those overstaying their visas, under the prevailing security situation.
January 09, 2018 12:57 pm
"The members of the cell had planned to execute a number of terrorist attacks simultaneously to destabilise national security and sow chaos and terror among civilians," the statement said.
October 04, 2017 6:54 pm
An armed coalition led by forces from Misrata under the GNA's nominal command battled for more than six months last year to oust Islamic State from the militant group's former stronghold in the coastal city of Sirte.
June 07, 2017 5:04 pm
Iran Parliament and shrine attack: Three attack groups tried to launch attacks. One of the groups was neutralised by the security forces while the others attacked the parliament and a shrine. The attackers were armed with assault rifles and explosives.
June 30, 2015 12:00 am
Diffusion of militant Islamic radicalism from the region cannot be ignored.
January 20, 2015 3:29 am
Britain said all efforts must be taken to check the activities of the Middle-East terror group.