• 09 December, 2022
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When we speak of accountability, it’s indeed a sad state of affairs that States sponsors of terrorism allowed to go scot-free: India

United Nations, Jun 2 (PTI) India has said that state sponsors of terrorism being allowed to go scot-free reflects a “sad state of affairs”, telling the UN Security Council that…

Blast in Afghan capital kills one, wounds dozens – health workers

KABUL (Reuters) - A blast hit the money exchange hub in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Sunday, killing one and injuring dozens, health workers said. No group immediately claimed responsibility. The…

From Bin Laden to Al Qureshi – The Perpetual Wars

While the world is busy debating whether Russia will invade Ukraine and what will be the consequences and ramifications, the geo-political game plan among superpowers continues with the onset of…

By Dr Waiel Awwad

Islamic State likely to pick battle-hardened Iraqi as next leader

The next leader of Islamic State is likely to be from a close circle of battle-hardened Iraqi jihadists who emerged in the aftermath of the 2003 U.S. invasion, two Iraqi…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Analysis-ISIS raid gives Biden a foreign policy win as Ukraine, midterms loom

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. raid in Syria that led to the death of Islamic State's leader is a much-needed national security win for President Joe Biden…

Single bomber carried out Kabul airport attack, U.S. military says

By Phil Stewart and Rami Ayyub WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday that a single Islamic State bomber killed 13 U.S. troops and at least 170 Afghans…

Islamic State claims responsibility for eastern Congo jail break

ACCRA (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for freeing about 20 prisoners during an attack in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province this week, according to a…

Islamic State leader and family blended in among Syrians uprooted by war

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Mahmoud Hassano AMMAN/ATMEH, Syria (Reuters) - In a corner of Syria crammed with people uprooted by 11 years of civil war, the leader of Islamic State…

ISIS leader Quraishi kills himself during Syria raid, U.S. says

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Nandita Bose AMMAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The leader of Islamic State died when he blew himself and family members up during a U.S. military raid in Syria, President…

Factbox-Islamic State loses second leader in two years

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The death of its second leader in just over two years has dealt another blow to Islamic State, the extremist jihadist group which once ruled large parts…

Islamic State claims responsibility for an attack in Nigeria

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic state claimed responsibility for an attack in Nigeria, the militant group said on Saturday in a statement posted on an affiliated Telegram account. Seven Nigerian soldiers…

Islamic State attack on Iraqi village kills 13, Kurdish government says

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) -An attack by Islamic State militants on a village in northern Iraq on Friday killed three villagers and 10 Kurdish soldiers, officials in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region…