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The string of Islamic state attacks that killed three generations of one Afghan family

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.

Treat us like humans, not dogs: terror suspect bursts out during Paris attacks trial

September 09, 2021 11:55 am

The lone surviving attacker from that night, Salah Abdeslam, has so far refused to speak to investigators.

‘Why do we deserve to die?’ Kabul’s Hazaras bury their daughters

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.

UN team reports new evidence against Islamic State in Iraq

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.

Sri Lanka blasts: Government to deport all visa-violating foreigners

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.

Jordan says arrests 17 in foiled Islamic State attack plot- state media

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.

Islamic State claims deadly attack on court in Libya's Misrata

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.

Iran Parliament and shrine attack: What we know so far

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.

Mediterranean Edge

June 30, 2015 12:00 am

Diffusion of militant Islamic radicalism from the region cannot be ignored.

UK warns India of possible ISIS attack

January 20, 2015 3:29 am

Britain said all efforts must be taken to check the activities of the Middle-East terror group.