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  • Israel will continue to hit Islamic jihad: Netanyahu

    Israel will continue to hit Islamic jihad: Netanyahu

    World | November 13, 2019 18:25 IST

    "We are continuing to hit Islamic Jihad after eliminating its senior commander," Netanyahu said during a special cabinet meeting, referring to Tuesday's predawn strikes that killed Baha Abu al-Atta, a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander and his wife

  • Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel

    Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home

    World | November 12, 2019 15:49 IST

    In eastern Gaza, the Israeli strike killed Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife, setting off a furious barrage of rocket attacks reaching as far as the Tel Aviv heartland as Islamic Jihad vowed further revenge. The Israeli military said Abu el-Atta was the mastermind of recent attacks against it.

  • Baghdadi's sister captured

    Turkey captures slain ISIS chief al-Baghdadi's sister in Syria

    World | November 05, 2019 8:41 IST

    Sister of slain ISIS chief al-Baghdadi has been captured by Turkish forces in Syria. At the time of detention, al-Baghdadi's sister Rasmiya Awad was accompanied by five children. Interrogations with her husband and daughter-in-law are underway. Baghdadi was killed in US raid in Syria's northwestern province, on October 27.

  • The central probe agency was alerted by the local police in

    NIA raids 6 TN places to nab IS-like group

    India | October 31, 2019 13:15 IST

    An NIA source said that the anti-terror probe agency was carrying searches at six locations including two locations at Kovai beside one each in Elayangudi, Trichy, Kayalpattinam and Nagapattinam.

  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi buried at sea

    Slain IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi buried at sea by US military

    World | October 29, 2019 17:30 IST

    The United States military has buried the body of Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at sea, said reports in the international media. Baghdadi's burial at sea resembles that of Osama Bin Laden after he was killed by US military on May 2, 2011.

  • Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi

    CIA got initial tip-off from one of Baghdadi's wives and a courier: NY

    World | October 28, 2019 23:34 IST

    The CIA got the tip-off about the possible location of the elusive ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi some months ago when one of his wives and a courier were arrested and interrogated, according to the New York Times.

  • US President Donald Trump

    Islamic State still poses threat after death of al-Baghdadi

    World | October 28, 2019 13:26 IST

    Eliminating the Islamic State’s elusive leader gives President Donald Trump a new argument for leaving Syria, but the U.S. military campaign against the extremists is far from finished.  

  • ISIS chief Baghdadi dead Donald Trump

    ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, confirms Donald Trump

    World | October 27, 2019 19:15 IST

    US President Donald Trump has confirmed that chief of Islamic State (IS or ISIS) Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi has been killed.

  • Islamic State timeline

    Timeline of the rise and fall of the Islamic State group

    World | October 27, 2019 17:13 IST

    The Islamic State group erupted from the chaos of Syria and Iraq's conflicts and swiftly did what no Islamic militant group had done before, conquering a giant stretch of territory and declaring itself a "caliphate."

  • IS tried for foothold in UP during 2016-17: Report

    IS tried for foothold in UP during 2016-17: Report

    India | October 27, 2019 16:39 IST

    It was May 2016 when a purported ISIS video threatening to unleash terror in Uttar Pradesh left security agencies in tizzy and the state police's Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) launched a massive exercise to counter any terror activities in the state.

  • IS has failed to find ground in Jammu and Kashmir

    Here's why IS failed to find ground in Jammu and Kashmir

    India | October 27, 2019 13:50 IST

    Over five months from the time of the claim, there was still no evidence of the Sunni jihadi group establishing any foothold in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • National Investigation Agency (NIA) has claimed to have arrested 127 IS sympathisers from across Ind

    Top 10 Indian states with ISIS sympathisers

    India | October 27, 2019 13:30 IST

    Most of the modules were groupings of self-grown IS sympathisers, but the common link among all was that they were being handled by foreign-based propagators of the terror group and its 'Caliphate', which commanded a territory nearly as large as the UK at some point in 2015, spanning the geographies of both Iraq and Syria.

  • Pak go clueless as PM Modi, Donald Trmp join hands against Islamic terrorism

    Special Report | September 24, 2019 10:12 IST

    Pak go clueless as PM Modi, Donald Trmp join hands against Islamic terrorism

  • Syrian family returns home to a hostile city

    From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile city

    World | September 22, 2019 18:05 IST

    The 53-year-old seamstress had returned from al-Hol camp, where 73,000 people, most of them families of IS militants, have been kept since the territorial defeat of the group in March.

  • NIA searches IS Ansarulla suspect's home in TN

    NIA searches IS Ansarulla suspect's home in TN

    India | September 21, 2019 18:48 IST

    A search was conducted at M. Diwan Mujipeer's residence on the basis of warrant issued by a special NIA court in Chennai, an NIA spokesperson said in New Delhi. "During the search, three mobile phones, four SIM cards, one memory card many incriminating documents have been seized," the official said.

  • Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

    Imran Khan govt facing heat after law minister's comment on possible takeover of Karachi's administration

    World | September 13, 2019 21:17 IST

    Tensions had already been brewing between the federal government and Sindh over the formation of a 'strategic committee' for the mismanaged metropolis by the prime minister, with the province, ruled by Opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), feeling that Islamabad was encroaching on its turf.

  • 8 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

    8 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

    World | September 09, 2019 7:54 IST

    Eight Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Sunday in an airstrike by the US-led coalition aircraft in Iraq's Nineveh province while security forces captured nine IS extremists in Salahudin province, the Iraqi military said.

  • Islamic countries ignoring Kashmir due to selfish

    Islamic countries ignoring Kashmir due to selfish interests: Pakistan

    World | August 25, 2019 23:58 IST

    Emphasising that the world was ignoring the suppression of Kashmiris, Awan on Saturday said human rights activists should come forward to voice their plight, said media reports. She also urged the United Nations and other international human rights organisations to take note of the situation in Kashmir. 

  • Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

    Islamic State takes responsibility for bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

    World | August 18, 2019 17:48 IST

    Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Kabul bombing that killed 63. Another 182 people were wounded in the Saturday night explosion, government spokesman Feroz Bashari said. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi confirmed the casualty toll as families began to bury the dead. Some helped to dig graves with their bare hands.

  • 18 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq Representational

    18 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq

    World | July 04, 2019 7:53 IST

    In Iraq's western province of Anbar, four IS militants were killed and their vehicle destroyed when paramilitary tribal fighters raided their hideout in Akashat area in the desert near the border with Syria, the media office of the Joint Operations Command (JOC) said in a statement on Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

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