Terror charges against 3 over ‘Islamic State – inspired’ Melbourne mosque arson

Terror charges against 3 over 'IS-inspired' Melbourne mosque arson

Australia’s national terror alert level was raised in 2014 amid concerns over attacks by individuals inspired by organisations like IS. Sydney : Three men will be charged with committing terrorism over alleged “Islamic State-inspired” arson attacks on a Melbourne mosque in 2016, Australian police said on Sunday. Two men aged 25 and 27 – already in custody over allegedly planning

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Several wounded in Russian knife attack by ISIS terrorist, attacker shot dead

Several wounded in Russian knife attack, attacker shot dead

Moscow (Reuters) : From seven to eight people were wounded in a knife attack in the Russian Siberian city of Surgut, local criminal investigators said on Saturday, adding that the attacker had been shot dead by police. The militant Islamic State group, monitored in Cairo, said one of its fighters had carried out the attack, though a Russian law enforcement

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Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on Islamic State at Syrian border

Lebanese soldiers stand near artillery ammunition in Ras Baalbek, Lebanon August 17, 2017. REUTERS/ Hassan Abdallah

Beirut (Reuters) : The Lebanese army launched an offensive on Saturday against an Islamic State enclave on the northeast border with Syria as the Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah announced an assault on the militants from the Syrian side of the frontier. The Lebanese army operation got underway at 5 a.m. (0200 GMT), targeting Islamic State positions near the town of

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Islamic State claims Barcelona Van attack that killed 13, injured 100

Islamic State claims responsibility for Barcelona van attack that killed 13, injured 100

The police said they had shot dead five suspected militants south of the city and thwarted another ‘possible terrorist attack’. Barcelona : The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, in which 13 people were killed and more than 100 others injured, reported AFP. The terror outfit’s propaganda agency Amaq said their soldiers had carried out

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Islamic State suicide attacker kills seven Iraqi soldiers near city of Baiji

Suicide attacker kills seven Iraqi soldiers near city of Baiji

Tikrit (Iraq) : Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed on Wednesday when a suicide attacker tried to infiltrate a security headquarters near the northern city of Baiji where Islamic State is entrenched in nearby mountain areas, security sources said. Around five assailants attacked the compound where police and army troops are based. One blew up his explosives vest at the entrance

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Five Islamic State militants preparing chemical attacks arrested on Java : Jakarta

Five Islamic militants preparing chemical attacks arrested on Java: Jakarta

Bandung (Indonesia) : Indonesian police said they arrested five suspected Islamic militants on Tuesday and seized chemicals that were to be used for attacks on several locations, including the presidential palace. West Java police spokesman Yusri Yunus said the militants arrested in the city of Bandung were members of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, a network of about two dozen Indonesian extremist

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Islamic State names British female doctor as head of health department in Kirkuk

IS names British female doctor as head of health department in Kirkuk

Kirkuk : Islamic State has named a British national female doctor as head of the group’s health department in southwest of Kirkuk, a security source was quoted saying. “IS selected a British female doctor from Sudanese origin, who arrived to Nineveh via Syria two years ago, to head the group’s health department after the group’s health minister was killed in

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Islamic State Claims Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 15 in Pakistan

ISIS Claims Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 15 in Pakistan

Islamabad : A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a military truck near a busy bus station in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 15 people, including eight soldiers, and wounding at least 40 others, military officials said on Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on Saturday in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan Province in the

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