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ISIL-K has increased presence in northern, eastern Afghanistan: UN report

United Nations, Jul 20 (PTI) ISIL-Khorasan has increased its presence in northern and eastern Afghanistan and if the terror group regains lost territory in the eastern part, it may prove…

Two Arab gunmen kill two police officers in Israel and are shot dead – Israeli officials

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Two Arab gunmen killed two police officers on a city street in Israel on Sunday and were then shot dead, as the U.S. secretary of state and three…

Visit of the United Nations Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team (1267 & 1988 Sanction Committees) to India (8-10 March 2022)

A team of experts from the UN Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team concerning ISIL (Da'esh), Al-Qaida and the Taliban supporting the Security Council’s 1267 & 1988 Sanction Committees visited…

Islamic State claims responsibility for Shia mosque attack in Pakistan; death toll rises to 62

Peshawar, Mar 5 (PTI) Pakistan's Interior Minister on Saturday vowed to arrest the masterminds behind a deadly suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State terror group on a crowded Shia…

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

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…

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…

Kurdish-led forces say they have regained control of prison in Syria’s Hasaka

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) -The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) regained full control of al-Sina'a prison in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka on Wednesday, spokesman Farhad Shami said…

Syrian Kurds say Islamic State militants surrender after prison raid

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) -Kurdish-led forces said they raided part of a prison seized by Islamic State fighters in northeastern Syria and forced at least 300 of the militants…

Syrian Kurdish forces tighten siege after Islamic State prison break

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) troops aided by U.S. troops tightened their siege of a prison housing Islamic State suspects after inmates took over…

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Herat, Afghanistan

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Saturday in the western Afghan city of Herat, it said in a post on Telegram on Sunday. At…