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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Islamic State (IS)


Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Afghanistan's capital

August 05, 2022 11:03 pm

"The explosion happened in a crowded place," said Khalid Zadran, the city's police spokesman.

‘Teen in touch with IS’ released from observation home after over 3 years

May 12, 2022 12:29 am

While the Board found the boy to be involved in the crime, his punishment was set off as he had already spent three years and nearly four months in an observation home — the maximum time a child in conflict with law can be sentenced to under the Juvenile Justice Act.

‘Those who remain will die’: Neighbors recall night of fear in Syria raid

February 04, 2022 11:08 am

For the families who lived near the site of IS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurayshi's final stand, on the outskirts of the town of Atmeh, near Syria’s border with Turkey, the raid made for a night of surprise and terror.

The Islamic State hostages: ‘These children should not have been there’

January 27, 2022 12:00 pm

The battle between a Kurdish-led militia and Islamic State fighters for control of a prison in northeastern Syria yanked from the shadows the bleak plight of the nearly 700 boys detained there.

Behind bars since 2016: Two held for ‘joining IS’ seek to plead guilty, say influenced by propaganda videos

December 15, 2021 12:50 am

Moshin Sayyed (32) and Rizwan Ahmed (25) filed an application before the special court saying that they had reflected on their actions in prison.

Paris ramps up security as jihadist attacks trial starts

September 08, 2021 3:23 pm

The trial will last nine months and the verdict is expected in late May.

Right to life in jeopardy: Bombay HC grants ‘IS recruit’ bail

August 14, 2021 2:21 am

The ‘IS sympathiser’ was arrested in 2016 under UAPA but five years down the line, trial in the case is yet to begin

Former MLA’s grandson held, niece suspected to have joined IS

August 06, 2021 7:50 am

Rahman's niece is believed to have been among the 13 residents of Kasaragod, Kerala, who left the country to join the IS in 2016.

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”.