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  • UK terror threat increased to critical after Tube bomb

    London: The UK terror threat was increased from severe to critical as police continue the hunt for the person who attempted to bring carnage to a London rush-hour tube train packed with school children and commuters, officials said on Saturday. Twenty-nine people including a young boy were injured on Friday when the bomb partially detonated and sent a ball of fire along a carriage of the eastbound District Line train from Wimbledon

  • Parsons Green Terror Attack: 29 injured in London ‘bucket bomb’ attack claimed by ISIS

    London, An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded on a packed underground train at a London station today, injuring at least 29 people in the fifth terrorist attack this year, which Prime Minister Theresa May said was “clearly intended to cause significant harm”. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State terror group. “The bombing on a metro in London was carried out by a detachment of the Islamic State,” it said in a statement

  • Spain, Morocco jointly detain 6 IS suspects

    Madrid: The Spanish and Moroccan security forces dismantled a six-member terror cell and arrested five suspected extremists in Morocco and one in Melilla, the Spanish Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. The leader of the group, a Spanish national, was one of the five arrested in Morocco while he was carrying “recruitment and educational” work for the Islamic State, Xinhua reports.

  • Iraqi forces recapture central Tal Afar from ISIS

    Baghdad: Iraqi forces have recaptured virtually the entire stategically important city of Tal Afar from ISIS jihadists, the ISIS stronghold in the country’s northwest. All 29 neighbourhoods in Tal Afar have been taken back from the jihadist group after eight days of fighting, the military said in a statement.

  • American boy warns Donald Trump in ISIS video

    Baghdad : The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has released a new video on Wednesday featuring a 10-year-old American boy giving warning to U.S. President Donald Trump that the fighting will “end in your lands.”

  • Barcelona Attack: 14 things we know about the ghastly terror strike

    The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured. Confirming the death toll, Head of Catalonia’s Regional Interior Department Joaquim Forn said in a tweet on Thursday: “My strongest condemnation of the terrorist attack in Barcelona. We can confirm 13 deaths.”

  • Barcelona: Spanish police stop second attack, kill five terrorists

    Barcelona, A Catalan Police spokesperson has said that four suspects were shot dead, and a fifth, who was wounded and arrested, has since died, during the anti-terror operation in Spain’s Cambrils after the Islamic State terrorists crashed a van into people in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas district.

  • Barcelona terror attack: Sikh ‘Gurdwaras’ in Barcelona lend helping hand

    Barcelona: Sikh Gurdwaras in Barcelona are lending helping hand at the time of crisis after at least 13 persons have been killed and more than 50 injured in a terrorist attack in Las Ramblas district. A Sikh man, Harjinder S Kukreja from Punjab took to Twitter to inform people that Gurdwaras in Barcelona are offering help to those who are in need. “If anyone needs shelter, food, Sikh houses of worship in the Spanish

  • 13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility

    Barcelona, The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured. Confirming the death toll, Head of Catalonia’s Regional Interior Department Joaquim Forn said in a tweet on Thursday: “My strongest condemnation of the terrorist attack in Barcelona. We can confirm 13 deaths.”

  • Two key ISIS-K leaders killed by security forces in Afghanistan

    Kabul : The security forces neutralized two key leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan (ISIS-K), the Afghanistan branch of the terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

  • 2 killed, 5 wounded in ISIS suicide bombing in Gaza

    Gaza: Two were killed, including a suicide bomber, and five injured early on Thursday in a suicide bombing attack after an Islamic State (ISIS) member carried out on the borders between southern Gaza Strip and Egypt, security officials said. Eyad al-Bozzom said in an official statement emailed to reporters that a security incident happened early on Thursday at the borderline between southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah and Egypt, Xinhua new agency

  • Iraqi PM vows to free ‘every inch’ of land from IS

    Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged to liberate “every inch” of Iraq’s land from Islamic State (IS), confirming that Iraqi troops are preparing for a new offensive. “We will not leave a single inch of the land of Iraq in the hands of Daesh (IS) terrorists,” Abadi said at a press conference on Tuesday.

  • Five ISIS suspects arrested in Pakistan

    Peshawar : At least five people were arrested for their alleged connection with the Islamic State (ISIS) from Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas’ (FATA) by law enforcement personnel in a crackdown on Monday.

  • Mumbai: High Court dismisses NIA plea to charge Areeb Majeed with IS link

    Mumbai: In a major relief to arrested ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to charge him under the provision of being an active member of a banned terrorist outfit. The HC upheld a special National Investigations Agency (NIA) court’s view that had dropped the charge of him being an active member of a banned outfit, invoked against Majeed. A division bench of Justice Ranjit More

  • Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran

    Tehran: The Islamic State issued a video on Wednesday threatening new attacks in the Iranian capital Tehran, local media reported. A man wearing a black ski mask and holding an AK-47, seated alongside two others, made the threat in a video bearing the Islamic State’s Amaq news agency logo.  The Islamic State, a Sunni Muslim group which has sought to establish a caliphate in the region, sees Iran as one of its enemies

  • Paris Attack: Car rams into soldiers, 6 injured

    Paris: French police launched a manhunt today after a car rammed into soldiers near their barracks outside Paris, injuring six people, two of them seriously. Police were scrambling to track down the vehicle, which took off after the incident described by local mayor Patrick Balkany as “without a doubt a deliberate act”.

  • NIA arrests one person from Kerala over ISIS links

    Alappuzha: An Alappuzha native has been taken into custody on Friday by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) over alleged links with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).