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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Islamic State (IS)


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.

Islamic State is regaining strength in Iraq and Syria

August 20, 2019 9:36 am

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

July 20, 2019 5:10 am

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.

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

June 27, 2019 10:26 pm

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

June 20, 2019 8:02 am

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.