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Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63

The Saturday night attack came as the Taliban and the United States try to negotiate an agreement on the withdrawal of US forces in exchange for a Taliban commitment on security and peace talks with Afghanistan's US-backed government.

Express daily briefing: Unnao rape-accident on CJI table today, how US rate cut will impact India; and more

From the government coming down heavily on the BCCI to Faridabad peon's “hat ke (different)” retirement, here's all the top news today.


Eyes ‘full of fear’: 200 children of ISIS are sent to Turkey

Turkey, like many Western countries, has been slow to take back citizens who ran off to join the Islamic State as it extended its violent rule across Syria and Iraq starting in 2014.

US Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag': Witness tells trial court

Dylan Dille and Craig Miller took the stand Wednesday at the San Diego court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, who has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder stemming from his 2017 tour of duty in Iraq.

‘IS module’ in Tamil Nadu: He never had crime record, never faced social media trouble, says arrested man’s kin

Azarudeen, who has been arrested by the NIA, is facing probe for a Facebook page he ran — “KhilafahGFX” — to allegedly propagate IS ideology.

France hands ISIS suspects to Iraq, which sentences them to hang

The trials of 12 French citizens, who were all captured in Syria, have drawn world attention as a test of whether Iraq can meet international standards for a fair trial and pose the latest quandary for countries grappling with the aftermath of the battle against the Islamic State.


UK foils 19 terror attacks in 2 years, cracks down on ISIS travel

UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid warned British nationals to leave conflict-ridden territories or risk a jail term of up to 10 years, effectively imposing a ban on travel to Idlib and the northeast of Syria under new powers to tackle suspected terrorists.

IS claims India ‘province’, J&K police say dead militant last member

“This (IS claim) is all rubbish. There is nothing of that sort,” J&K’s Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh told The Sunday Express. “Everybody would like to claim the person killed and put him on their list of martyrs,” J&K police said.

ISIS bride Shamima Begum will be hanged if she comes to Bangladesh: Foreign Minister

Minister Abdul Momen said the 19-year-old girl - who fled Bethnal Green for Syria and is currently living in the al-Hol desert refugee camp in Syria - would be punished severely as the country has a "zero tolerance" for terrorism.

Terror through local proxies, as in Sri Lanka, is part of ISIS' evolving modus operandi

Like the al Qaeda, ISIS may now also make concerted efforts to use “front groups” to capture pockets of influence in conflict zones, while carrying out its signature global attacks, seemingly, at will.

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ISIS razes 2000-year-old city in Iraq

UNESCO says that destruction to a wold heritage site is a war crime.

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Fahad Sheikh, Part Of First Group Of Indians To Fight With Islamic State Jihadists, Killed In Syria

Fahad Tanvir Sheikh, one in a four-member cell of students from Maharashtra’s Thane who became the first Indians to join the Islamic State, has been killed fighting near Raqqa last week, his family has been told by an anonymous caller. Sheikh was the last surviving member of the cell, following the arrest of Areeb Majeed, […]

How Coal Is Choking Goa, Express Investigates

Every two hours on average, a freight train pulls out of Mormugao Port, 6 km from Vasco. Each of its 58 wagons is covered with blue tarpaulin, the edges of which flap in the breeze, revealing what lies underneath — about 65,000 kg of coal, the toxic black dust hanging in the air like a […]


Rajasthan ATS Arrest Suspected ISIS Operator In Chennai

The accused, identified as 30-year-old Haroon, is suspected of collecting and sending funds to the terrorist organisation. The accused was detained from Burma Bazaar area in the city on Tuesday morning following information from two accused, Mohammed Iqbal and Jamil Ahmed, who are already under the custody of ATS. Haroon reportedly runs  a mobile phone shop […]

NIA Obtains Islamic State ''Kill-List'' Targeting IT Engineers, Nearly 70 From Mumbai

The National Investigation Agency has obtained what it calls a “kill list” prepared by handlers of the Islamic State targeting “ethical hackers, software managers” — computer professionals, some of whom are said to have helped security agencies track down ISIS members and potential recruits. The list has names from across the world and details of […]

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar On Having Initiated Peace Talks With The ISIS

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on Thursday that he tried to open a dialogue with the Islamic State group but it rebuffed him by sending him a photograph of a beheaded man. “I tried to initiate peace talks with the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) recently but they sent me a […]

'Anti-Terror' Crackdown By NIA, 14 Picked Up From 6 Cities

In a major crackdown by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and state police forces ahead of Republic Day, 14 men who were allegedly “radicalised online” were picked up for interrogation on Friday in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mangalore, Tumkur and Lucknow. Of the 14, three were from Mumbai, four from Hyderabad, four from Bangalore, and one […]


Jan Luykx Speaks On Radicalisation, Idea Of Europe Under Threat & India EU FTA

Jan Luykx first came to India as a backpacker in the late ’70s. His first diplomatic assignment in India lasted three years, between 1988 and 1991, when he was posted as First Secretary. Belgium found itself at the heart of investigation into the November 2015 Paris attacks, with some of the attackers being traced to […]