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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.

Areeb Majeed case: Court issues summons to nodal officers of 5 telecom firms for call records

Majeed is facing trial for allegedly travelling to Syria to join terrorist organisation, Islamic State. In January this year, the special court had rejected Majeed’s plea seeking the call records, following which he had filed an appeal before the HC.


The Islamic State group's self-styled caliphate is gone, but the threat it poses remains

But IS, which traces its roots back to the bloody emergence of al-Qaida in Iraq after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, has survived past defeats and is already waging a low-level insurgency in areas it was driven from months or even years ago.

ISIS spokesman ends silence by calling for retaliation over New Zealand massacres

Al-Muhajir portrayed the shootings by a white extremist, which killed 50 Muslims as they prayed in the city of Christchurch, as an extension of the campaign against the Islamic State.

2 American children may be trapped in the last ISIS village in Syria

As the years long battle to destroy the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate draws to an end, Western governments have struggled to deal with citizens who joined the terrorist organization.

Syria: IS jihadists surrender in eastern enclave but more remain

The jihadist group faces defeat in Baghouz on the banks of the Euphrates, but it still holds remote pockets of land further west and has launched guerrilla attacks in other areas where it has lost control.


Stigma ruined my life: Kerala man cleared of IS charges

Almost one year since the 27-year-old was arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), the NIA last week cleared him of terror charges and transferred his case to the North Paravur police.

Described as 'wiped out', Islamic State punches back with guerrilla tactics

To suggest that ISIS was defeated, as President Donald Trump did when he announced plans to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, is to ignore the lessons of recent history.

Pak forces kill 2 ISIS terrorists involved in kidnappings of American, son of ex-premier Gilani

According to a statement issued by the counter-terrorism department (CTD) of the Punjab Police, the terrorists were to hit the offices of an intelligence agency on Tuesday but they were eliminated before they could act.

Before IS arrests, officials surveyed Amroha homes

Not rocket launcher but a hydraulic jack used in trolleys, says kin of accused. After the arrests, the NIA had said Suhail taught in a madrasa in Amroha, something his relatives and several madrasas close by know nothing about.