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US forces capture northern Syrian city of Raqqa from ISIS

US forces capture northern Syrian city of Raqqa from ISIS

Beirut: US-backed coalition forces have seized the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State, a major blow to the militant gro...Read More

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

Riyadh: A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam ju...Read More

Russia destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria

Moscow: Two Russian Navy frigates and a submarine has fired six Kalibr cruise missiles on Islamic State targets in Syria. Huge ISIS ammun...Read More

Forces almost ready to retake IS capital: US

Forces almost ready to retake IS capital: US

Washington: US Defence Secretary Ash Carter announced that it will be only a matter of weeks before Washington and its allies are ready t...Read More

Russian bombers destroy ISIS chemical weapons plant near Raqqa, Syria

Russian bombers destroy ISIS chemical weapons plant near Raqqa, Syria

30 killed in Russia raids on IS Syria bastion Raqa: monitor

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IS warns of more attacks in Bangladesh in new video

Dhaka: The Islamic State terror group today issued a new chilling video warning the Bangladesh government of more attacks in the country ...Read More

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Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo

Damascus : The Syrian army was preparing to advance toward the city of al-Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State (IS) group in ...Read More

Syrian crisis: Inflicted by the West

Syrian crisis: Inflicted by the West

It’s ironical that Damascus, seat of the Umayyad dynasty and established by a clan of the Prophet’s tribe to rule the world’s first Islam...Read More

IS militants strip Kurdish fighters of Syrian town

Damacus: Islamic State (IS) militants captured the town of Ain Issa from Kurdish fighters following a massive assault that left dozens of...Read More

Kurds capture key military base from IS in Raqqa

Kurds capture key military base from IS in Raqqa

London : Kurdish forces backed by US-led airstrikes have captured a key military base from Islamic State (IS) militants in northern Syria...Read More

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Islamic State in control of Palmyra ruins, say activists

Damascus :  Islamic State group jihadists seized full control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, putting the world heritage site and ...Read More

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IS executes own judge

Sanaa: The Islamic State terrorist group has executed one of its prominent judges in its northern Syrian stronghold of Raqqa for being to...Read More

ISIS to elect stand-in leader for injured Baghdadi: report

ISIS to elect stand-in leader for injured Baghdadi: report

Washington : With Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi incapacitated due to suspected spinal damage, the terror group’s shura council...Read More

United Kingdom schoolgirl joins IS, tweets snap

United Kingdom schoolgirl joins IS, tweets snap

London :  One of the schoolgirls who had disappeared from her here to travel to Syria has tweeted a picture that appears to confirm she h...Read More

IS militants punish citizens with 80 lashes if seen wearing football team jerseys

London : Islamic State (IS) militants have banned people from wearing the jerseys of football teams like Manchester United, Barcelona, Re...Read More

US-led coalition jets pound IS stronghold in Syria

US-led coalition jets pound IS stronghold in Syria

Beirut: Activists say the US-led coalition has carried out more than a dozen airstrikes in and around the Islamic State group’s de-facto ...Read More

U.S. led coalition attacks target IS capital Raqqa in Syria

U.S. led coalition attacks target IS capital Raqqa in Syria

Washington:  The United States led coalition fighting against Islamic State (IS) in Syria has increased its attacks in the IS capital Raq...Read More

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