Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Islamic militants


Al-Shabab beheads nine civilians in attack on Kenya village

July 09, 2017 8:28 am

Al-Shabab has vowed retribution on Kenya for sending troops in 2011 to Somalia to fight the group, which last year became the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. Al-Shabab in recent months has increased attacks in Kenya with homemade bombs, killing at least 46 people in Lamu and Mandera counties.

Toll in Philippine clashes with Islamic militants rises to 26

February 28, 2015 1:57 pm

Ten Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in a two-hour clash on Friday after the army pounded their jungle lair.

Imminent IS terror attack foiled in Australia: Police

February 11, 2015 7:35 pm

Police seized a machete, a hunting knife and a homemade flag associated with Islamic state.

Boko Haram launches new assault on key Nigeria city Maiduguri

February 01, 2015 3:35 pm

"People are afraid of what will happen if Boko Haram defeats the security forces," said resident Adam Krenuwa.

Lebanese expert killed while dismantling bomb

December 03, 2014 3:52 pm

Lebanese troops have been battling Syria-based Islamic militants in areas near the border.

Al-Qaeda grooming Indian militants for bigger attacks: Intelligence officials

November 06, 2014 3:33 pm

Officials had uncovered plots that included kidnapping of foreigners and turning India into a "Syria and Iraq".

The shadow over the dinner table

October 29, 2014 6:40 am

When Canada is no longer reassuring, it’s all over

None involved in ISIS flag waving linked with militancy: Omar Abdullah

October 21, 2014 2:49 pm

The Chief Minister said a case has been registered against those involved in flag waving incidents.

Kurds battle Islamist militants closing in on Syrian town

October 05, 2014 4:06 pm

At least 11 Kurdish fighters and 16 Islamic State insurgents were killed in the overnight clashes.

Russian suspicions of US motives in Syria make cooperation unlikely

September 28, 2014 10:47 am

Moscow suspects Washington's ulterior motive is removal of its ally, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad.