U.S. officials warn of ISIS’ new caliphate : Cyberspace

U.S. officials warn of ISIS' new caliphate

Washington : The collapse of Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate has not diminished the militant group’s ability to inspire attacks on Western targets via the internet, U.S. national security officials told senators on Wednesday. The Sunni Muslim extremist group has been building its external operations over the past two years and has claimed or been linked to at least 20 attacks

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Islamic State plans ‘spectacular attacks’ from desert

IS plans 'spectacular attacks' from desert

Islamic State is no longer considered a military threat, but there are fears militants are plotting “spectacular attacks” in the Iraqi and Syrian deserts. Sydney : Australian fighter jets attacking Islamic State in the Middle East might soon run out of targets to strike. The US-led coalition fighting IS no longer considers the group a combat threat, despite fears militants

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Afghanistan : 14 dead in Islamic State suicide attack close to political gathering in Kabul

Afghanistan: At least 14 dead in suicide attack close to political gathering in Kabul

Supporters of Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of the northern province of Balkh, were holding an event in the building at the time of the blast. Kabul : A suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Thursday killed at least 14 people, and wounded many, AFP reported. “As a result of today’s suicide attack, eight police and six civilians

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Mass graves holding ‘400 Islamic State victims’ found in Iraq

Mass graves holding '400 Islamic State victims' found in Iraq

Hawija : Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected Islamic State group victims have been found near the former militant bastion of Hawija in northern Iraq, the regional governor said Saturday. The string of grisly discoveries was made at a military base around three kilometres (two miles) from the city that the militants “turned into an execution ground”, Kirkuk governor

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Islamic State propaganda appears on hundreds of hacked school websites

Islamic State propaganda appears on hundreds of hacked school websites

Washington : Hundreds of school and school district websites were defaced to show support for the Islamic State terror group, their hacked web hosting company said Monday. SchoolDesk, an Atlanta-based internet firm specializing in maintaining school websites, said a security breach detected Monday morning had caused the pages of customers across the country to display Islamic State propaganda. “Our technical

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Islamic State′ Car Bomb Kills Dozens of Civilians In Syria : Monitor

′Islamic State′ Car Bomb Kills Dozens of Civilians In Syria: Monitor

Raqqa : A car bombing carried out by the Islamic State group killed dozens of displaced people in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor on Wednesday, a monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack targeted people displaced by fighting in the oil-rich province who had gathered on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River,

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