ISIS Omar-al-Hindi Kerala module case : NIA conducts raids in Coimbatore and Alappuzha

ISIS Omar-al-Hindi Kerala module case: NIA conducts raids in Coimbatore and Alappuzha

New Delhi : The National Investigation Agency on Thursday conducted searches on three suspected ISIS operatives in Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) and Alappuzha (Kerala) while probing its ISIS Omar-al-Hindi module case. The three suspected are presently being examined by NIA sleuths and if anything incriminating is found against them, they could be arrested, said sources. NIA had received information that leader

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Iran arrests Islamic State-linked group planning attacks

Iran arrests Islamic State-linked group planning attacks

Dubai : Iranian security forces have arrested members of a group linked to Islamic State which had planned bombings and suicide attacks in religious centers, state television reported on Saturday. Intelligence Ministry agents “were able to arrest a group linked to Daesh (Islamic state) that intended to carry out terror operations in religious cities … and (seized) explosive and suicide

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Gunmen kill 3 Islamic State members in western Mosul

Gunmen kill 3 Islamic State members in western Mosul

Nineveh : Unknown individuals attacked a vehicle driven by Islamic State militants in western Mosul and killed all on board, an Iraqi security official said Monday. Anadolu Agency quoted Cap. Abdul-Karim al-Lami, from the Interior Ministry’s intelligence unit, saying the attackers shot at the militants’ pickup truck in al-Najjar area, killing all on board and setting fire to the vehicle

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Afghanistan: Islamic State Abducts 13 Teachers

Afghanistan: Islamic State Abducts Thirteen Teachers

Kabul : Islamic State (Daesh) militants abducted 13 lecturers at a religious school in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, an official said. “The teachers were busy taking exams from students in Shpoly area when they were abducted,” Attaullah Khugyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said. A statement quoting the provincial governor says Afghan security forces have started an operation

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Islamic State aims to launch ‘mass-casualty chemical attacks’ in UK : Security Minister

UK Security Minister Ben Wallace

London : Islamic State militants are keen to launch “mass-casualty attacks” on targets in the UK, as well as overseas, UK Security Minister Ben Wallace said, adding that the terrorists have “no moral objection to using chemical weapons.” “The ambition of IS or Daesh [Arabic acronym of Islamic State] is definitely mass-casualty attacks,” Wallace said in an interview with the

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Islamic State Group Flourishes and Recruits in Pakistan

Islamic State Group Flourishes and Recruits in Pakistan

Islamabad : The Islamic State group is increasing its presence in Pakistan, recruiting Uzbek militants, attracting disgruntled Taliban fighters and partnering with one of Pakistan’s most violent sectarian groups, according to police officers, Taliban officials and analysts. Its latest atrocity was an attack Saturday on a Sufi shrine in southwestern Pakistan that killed at least 50 people and wounded 100

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India Bans Use of ‘ISIS’, Unflattering ‘Daesh’ Must be Used Instead

India Bans Use of 'ISIS', Unflattering 'Daesh' Must be Used Instead

India’s Internal Security Division has ordered that terror group ISIS will now only be referred by its Arabic acronym Daesh. The word Daesh is phonetically similar to Daes or Dahes in Arabic which means intolerance and spitefulness. India hopes to lessen the lure of the terror outfit by playing on the uncomplimentary meaning of the word. New Delhi : What’s

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