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Islamic state


Gujarat ATS foils 'lone wolf' attack, arrest two on suspicion of links to Islamic State

June 18, 2020 3:08 pm

This is first such arrest made in Gujarat.

NIA probes Islamic State ‘kill-list’ of I-T engineers who tracked group online, 70 from Mumbai

February 09, 2017 3:53 am

The list has names from across the world and details of over 150 such professionals across Maharashtra, nearly 70 from Mumbai.

Iraqi PM Abadi confirms capture of east Mosul: Reports

January 24, 2017 9:23 pm

A massive operation was launched in the summer of 2014 by Kurdish and Iraqi forces to retake Mosul from the terrorist group.

Russia, Turkey, Iran near deal over Syria truce efforts

January 24, 2017 4:59 pm

Delegates from Russia, Turkey and Iran were wrangling over the terms of the final communique which would need to be approved - though not formally signed - by the government and opposition delegations.

IS destruction at Syria's Palmyra a 'war crime': UNESCO

January 20, 2017 6:24 pm

"This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian people and for humanity," Irina Bokova.

In Afghanistan, mourning women join fight against Islamic State

January 15, 2017 8:56 am

Nearly all of the Afghan women fighters have lost a husband, son or brother to the Taliban or the newly active Islamic State in the province bordering Turkmenistan.

On Mosul frontlines, Islamic State's local fighters direct the battle

January 14, 2017 4:02 pm

The Mosul campaign is the most complex battle in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

Russia can be an 'asset' in fighting Islamic State: Donald Trump

January 12, 2017 12:06 pm

Donald Trump also warned of hardline if he had a falling out with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Netizens lambaste BBC Two’s ‘Real Housewives of ISIS’; call in ‘insensitive, morally bankrupt'

January 06, 2017 1:18 pm

The video, which has gone viral, received sharp criticism from Netizens and few regarded the show as 'morally bankrupt' for mocking the plight of the women in Syria and tainting the image of women who wear hijab or naqabs.


Inside pictures of life under Islamic State rule

June 23, 2015 1:00 pm

Areas ruled by the Islamic State are under a bureaucracy of terror: repentance cards, weapons lists, leaflets with rules for women.

Families, relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians mourn mass beheadings by Islamic State

February 16, 2015 10:24 am

The video, released on Sunday night, depicts men in orange jumpsuits being led along a beach, each accompanied by a masked militant.

Islamic State burns alive hostage Jordanian pilot

February 04, 2015 11:36 am

Obama praised Kasaesbeh for his bravery and said he was 'in the vanguard of the effort to degrade and defeat the threat' posed by IS.


Innocent Muslims should not be harassed: Bukhari tells PM Modi

February 08, 2016 4:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Concerned over the detention made by security forces of Muslim youth allegedly linked to Islamic State (ISIS), Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought assurance that innocent Muslims would not be harassed in the name of Islamic State terrorists. Bhukari said that the entire Muslim community is against terrorism and added that stringent punishment should be not be given just for writing something on Facebook. He added that the minority character of the Aligarh Muslim University and the Jamia Milia Islamia were also discussed and said that Prime Minister Modi has promised to look into the matter.