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Friday, June 18, 2021

Islamic State (IS)


Nigeria's Boko Haram leader dead, Islamic State West African Province says

June 07, 2021 8:10 am

Boko Haram's leader was reported to have been killed on several occasions over the last 12 years, including in announcements by the military, only to later appear in a video post.

NIA chargesheets doc for ‘app to guide IS missiles’

January 13, 2021 4:53 am

The NIA has claimed that Rehman got radicalised listening to “online lectures of hardline Islamic preachers” such as Anwar al Awlaki and travelled to Syria in 2013 and “participated in various terrorist activities of ISIS”.

North Macedonia arrests 8 suspected of terrorism

December 29, 2020 1:54 pm

Police have linked the individuals to the "Islamic State" terror group. In November, an Austrian-born man of Macedonian-Albanian descent carried out an attack in Vienna, killing four and wounding several others.

Russian agents foil 'Islamic State' terror attack

December 27, 2020 1:46 pm

The Kremlin's security service says it thwarted a plot to carry out an attack in the country's southern republic of Dagestan. The FSB found "weapons, a large amount of ammunition and an explosive device."

For Afghan Sikhs, fear of another terror attack bigger than coronavirus

May 29, 2020 6:43 pm

Forced to share cramped rooms at Gurdwaras after the March 25 attack, Sikhs look to India, wait for lockdown to end.

Explained: Why IS and al-Qaeda are battling for control in Africa’s Sahel

May 14, 2020 8:41 pm

The tussle between IS and al-Qaeda is not just a battle for influence, resources and recruits in the context of the Jihadist movement in various parts of the world. The two terrorist groups are ideologically different and they also have differing perceptions of whom they see as their “enemies” and their operational tactics.

Kabul gurdwara attacker from Kerala, left for Afghanistan in 2018

March 28, 2020 3:54 pm

An Islamic State magazine, al Naba, on Friday published a picture of the suicide attackers identifying one of them as Abu Khalid al-Hindi. The picture has been identified by the parents of Muhsin as that of their son.

Couple held for IS-CAA protest link: Delhi Police

March 09, 2020 1:45 pm

A senior police officer said they had been tracking the module for long and the person the couple were allegedly in touch with “for three years”.

Al-Baghdadi’s caliphate was the most shameful phase of Islam known to history

November 30, 2019 11:58 am

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. And Islam as a religion has taken a beating unless Muslims sit back and rethink their faith after rejecting the exegetes interpreting their faith as jihad of savage cruelty and sex orgy.

As Turkey presses offensive in Syria, Trump warns of crippling sanctions: What has happened so far

October 10, 2019 7:45 pm

Turkey said that its jets and artillery struck as many as 181 targets on the eastern region of the Euphrates River since the incursion started.