Islamic State

Ranil Wickremesinghe vows to stop Islamic State terrorism raising its head again in Sri Lankan

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has vowed to take security measures to prevent Islamic State (IS) terrorism raisi...Read More

UNSC sanctions terror group ISIS’ South Asia Branch

UNSC sanctions terror group ISIS’ South Asia Branch

United Nations: The UN has sanctioned ISIS’ South Asia Branch, a terrorist group formed in 2015 by a Pakistani national and a former comm...Read More

FBI arrests Pakistani-American at airport for links to JeM, ISIS

FBI arrests Pakistani-American at airport for links to JeM, ISIS

Washington: A 35-year-old Pakistani-American national has been arrested by the FBI on his arrival from Pakistan for being in contact with...Read More

Islamic State bride will be hanged: Bangladesh Minister

London: Shamima Begum, a British teenager who ran away in 2015 to become an Islamic State (IS) jihadi bride, will be hanged for “terroris...Read More

Leave my country alone: Prez Maithripala Sirisena to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Leave my country alone: Prez Maithripala Sirisena to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday asked Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to “leave my country alone” after the dreaded ...Read More

IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi allegedly appears in video after 5 years, talks about Sri Lanka attack

IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi allegedly appears in video after 5 years, talks about Sri Lanka attack

Baghdad: The Islamic State group’s elusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a prop...Read More

Sri Lanka intensifies crackdown on terror suspects; 16 more held

Colombo: The Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday intensified their raids with the help of the army and arrested 16 more suspects in connec...Read More

IS jihadists kill 7 US-backed fighters in Syria

IS jihadists kill 7 US-backed fighters in Syria

Beirut: The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed an attack on US-backed forces in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, days after their ...Read More

Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Baghouz: US-backed forces in Syria announced on Saturday they have liberated the last area held by the Islamic State in the eastern Syria...Read More

US President Donald Trump says Islamic State will be wiped off map imminently

Washington: A bullish US President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that the Islamic State group would be wiped off the map within hours,...Read More

Oz IS bride’s request to return rejected

Oz IS bride’s request to return rejected

Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday rejected an Islamic State (IS) bride’s request to return home, saying she ...Read More

2 Pakistani-origin ISIS brides lose UK citizenship

2 Pakistani-origin ISIS brides lose UK citizenship

London: Two Pakistani-origin sisters from London are believed to be the latest set of mothers to lose their British citizenship for marry...Read More

US judge refuses to expedite Islamic State bride’s case

Washington: A US judge has rejected a request that he should speed up consideration of a lawsuit filed on behalf of an American-born woma...Read More

Islamic State sympathisers planned lone wolf attacks to target RSS, forces: Nati­o­n­al Investigation Agency

Islamic State sympathisers planned lone wolf attacks to target RSS, forces: Nati­o­n­al Investigation Agency

New Delhi: Islamic State sympathisers were planning lone wolf attacks to target government employees, security forces, investigating agen...Read More

IS sympathisers planned lone wolf attacks to target RSS, forces: NIA

IS sympathisers planned lone wolf attacks to target RSS, forces: NIA

New Delhi: Islamic State sympathisers were planning lone wolf attacks to target government employees, security forces, investigating agen...Read More

Thousands evacuate last Islamic State bastion

Damascus: Thousands of people evacuated the Islamic State (IS) terror group’s last bastion in Syria in vehicles escorted by the Kurdish-l...Read More

IS bride’s father sues Trump administration

IS bride’s father sues Trump administration

Washington: The father of a woman from Alabama, who left in November 2014 to join the Islamic State (IS) terror group, has filed a lawsui...Read More

Oz ban on IS fighters in Iraq, Syria

Oz ban on IS fighters in Iraq, Syria

Melbourne: Australia on Thursday announced a two-year ban on the entry of its citizens who travelled to either Iraq or Syria to fight for...Read More

70 killed or injured in US-led airstrike in Syria

Damascus: A total of 70 civilians were killed or wounded by a US-led airstrike in eastern Syria, state agency SANA reported on Tuesday. T...Read More

Islamic State terror group will lose remaining territory within week: Donald Trump

Islamic State terror group will lose remaining territory within week: Donald Trump

Washington: The Islamic State (ISIS) will be “100 per cent” defeated in Iraq and Syria by next week, US President Donald Trump has claime...Read More