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Islamic State is regaining strength in Iraq and Syria

Though President Donald Trump hailed a total defeat of the Islamic State earlier this year, defense officials in the region see things differently, acknowledging that what remains of the terror group is here to stay

Deported terror suspects linked to IS, al-Qaeda, SIMI: National Investigation Agency

The NIA has alleged that they had come together to form a terror group called “Ansarullah”, had allegedly collected funds and made preparations to carry out terror attacks.

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Europe safer since Islamic State defeat but threat endures, Europol says

In each of the intervening years, jihadists killed scores of people and wounded hundreds in Europe, with large scale attacks in cities including Manchester, Nice, Brussels and Paris.

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack

The attack in the town of Gajiram, in which the insurgents said the barracks were burned, followed a similar assault on a base last week and suicide bombings that killed 30 people on Sunday. The attacks raise questions about government assertions to have almost defeated the insurgents.

Sri Lanka blasts: Catholics celebrate mass at restored church

The April 21 attacks, claimed by militant group Islamic State, targeted three churches and three luxury hotels, shocking the country and shattering a decade of relative peace after the end of a 25-year civil war.

Islamic State terrorists set sail from Sri Lanka, Kerala coast on high alert

Police stations along the state coastline were told to lookout for suspicious vessels in the sea. The coastal police department has been on alert ever since Sri Lanka issued the intelligence input on May 23.

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Lankan Catholics hold first Sunday mass since Easter attacks

Authorities did not allow any vehicles into the compound of the churches and worshippers were asked to bring only minimum baggage. Security forces are conducting round the clock security operations since the attack in the crackdown on radical Muslims with links to the bombings

Militant attack kills 9 troops at Khalifa Haftar's army base

The officials said militants clashed Saturday with guards near an air base seized earlier this year by the Libyan National Army in the town of Sabha.

Kerala: If he is a terrorist, let him perish in jail, says father of Islamic State suspect

“I knew he was on the wrong track. But I never expected that he would be arrested for links to the Islamic State,” said Aboobacker.Riyas is Aboobacker’s eldest son, and has a younger brother and a sister who is married.

Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: Monitor

The monitor, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said the attacks constituted Islamic State's biggest military operation since losing Baghouz and involved assaults in several parts of central Syria.

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Brussels Attack Condemnable, Says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Brussels for the 13th India-European Union summit, scheduled for March 30, will go ahead as planned, sources told The Indian Express, adding that the PM will also address the diaspora at an event. Hours after Tuesday’s terror attack, Modi tweeted: “News from Brussels is disturbing. The attacks are condemnable. […]

'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 […]

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Obama meets Australian PM Turnbull for talks on IS group

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the White House, saluting his country’s role in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Why Does The Government Want To Restrain Indian Citizens From Travelling To Iraq & Syria?

The government Wednesday said it does not want Indians to fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria since that can “directly result in sectarian conflict in India”. Submitting an affidavit in the Delhi High Court, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said it wanted to restrain Indian citizens from travelling to Iraq and […]

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