Free Press Journal
  • Manchester Arena blast: This is what we know so far

    The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, saying a “soldier of the Caliphate” carried out the blast that tore through a crowd of fans at an Ariana Grande pop concert, killing 22 persons, a US terror-tracking organisation said on Tuesday.

  • ISI agent held in Rajasthan

    Jaipur, A suspected agent of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was arrested in a joint operation conducted by Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and army intelligence in Rajasthan, an official said on Saturday.

  • President Putin ready to provide records of Trump-Lavrov talks

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he can provide the U. S. Congress with the full transcript of the talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, to dispel the “political schizophrenia” around the allegations that state secrets were leaked.

  • Diggy booked for saying ‘cops radicalising Muslim youths’

    Hyderabad : The Hyderabad police on Thursday lodged a criminal case against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh over his alleged remarks that the Telangana police has set up a “bogus” ISIS website to radicalise Muslim youths and encourage them to join the terror outfit.

  • Digvijaya accuses Telangana cops of using bogus ISIS site to trap Muslims

    Hyderabad : Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday alleged the Telangana Police of setting up a bogus ISIS site to trap Muslim youth. Police termed his claim “unfounded” while the state government asked to show evidence or withdraw the remarks.

  • Iraqi Christians mark first post-IS Easter in recaptured town

    Qaraqosh: Qaraqosh is quiet except for a church bell ringing as Iraqi Christians gather for the first Easter mass since the town was retaken from the Islamic State jihadist group. IS graffiti mars the walls of the Mar Yohanna church, its bell rings from a tower damaged in the fighting and most of Qaraqosh’s residents are still displaced more than five months after the town’s recapture.

  • Afghan bombing a sign of US muscularity

    With the deployment of the most powerful US conventional bomb to have ever been used in combat, US President Donald Trump has signalled a more muscular US foreign policy towards the Islamic State (ISIS). It is indeed a reflection of the fear that war weary ISIS fighters are seeking sanctuaries and attack bases in Afghanistan with US and Russian forces playing active roles in Syria and Iraq.

  • Terrorism is a global concern: VK Singh

    MUMBAI: A day after the US military forces dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan killing at least 36 IS terrorists, the Minister of State for External Affairs, General (Rtd) VK Singh, said that the ‘terrorism is a global issue’. On being asked whether India supports US for this action, Singh said, “We are not talking of support. It is all about the action taken by the US against terrorist organisations. They

  • Afghan MOAB Bomb Attack: One from Kerala among 36 IS men dead

    Washington: The US military’s largest non-nuclear bomb killed at least 36 militants as it decimated a deep tunnel complex of the Islamic State group, Afghan officials said on Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties.

  • Missing Kerala youth who ‘joined’ IS killed in Afghanistan

    Kasargod: Another missing youth from Kerala, suspected to have joined the Islamic State group, has reportedly been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan. Murshid Muhammed, a native of Padna in this district, was killed in a drone attack in Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, said Abdur Rahiman, an Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader in Padna.

  • NATO ‘no longer obsolete’, says Trump

    Washington: In a major U-turn, President Donald Trump has said that NATO is “no longer obsolete” and reaffirmed his commitment to the military alliance as tensions rose between the US and Russia over Syria. “I complained about that a long time ago and they made a change, and now they do fight terrorism. I said it was obsolete. It’s no longer obsolete,” Trump told reporters at a joint White House news conference

  • ISIS kills 33 killed execution-style in Syria; 22 in Iraq

    At least 33 people have reportedly killed execution-style by ISIS gunmen in eastern Syria, according to a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that the terror incident took place in the the al-Mayadin desert near the strategic city of Deir Ezzor. The CNN quoted the London-based monitoring group a saying that it was the largest execution operation carried out by the ISIS in 2017.–ANI

  • ISIS kills 33 execution-style in Syria; 22 in Iraq attack

    New York: At least 33 people have reportedly killed execution-style by ISIS gunmen in eastern Syria, according to a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that the terror incident took place in the the al-Mayadin desert near the strategic city of Deir Ezzor.

  • ISIS calls Trump ‘stupid idiot’

    Washington : The Islamic State has derided US President Donald Trump as a “stupid idiot” and said his rise to power was a sign of America’s bankruptcy.

  • ISIS calls Trump ‘stupid idiot’ in 1st remarks on US President

    Washington: The Islamic State has derided US President Donald Trump as a “stupid idiot” and said his rise to power was a sign of America’s bankruptcy. Targeting Trump directly for the first time since he took office, the ISIS terror group in the 36-minute audio released by its spokesperson Abu Hasan al-Muhajir yesterday called him an Arabic term that means an “idiot”, saying the US President does not know anything about Islam,

  • Abu Dhabi ISIS case: 2 accused plead guilty

    New Delhi : Two out of the three accused involved in the Abu Dhabi ISIS case have entered a plea of guilty in a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The court has issued a notice to the NIA seeking a reply by April 10. The two accused are Sheikh Azhar ul-Islam and Mohd. Farhan Sheikh.