Islamic State attacks intelligence training centre in Kabul; militants engaged in gun battle with Afghan Police

Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of complex attack at an intelligence training center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.
An Afghan official says an attack is underway in the country's capital where gunmen have raided and occupied a partially constructed building near the intelligence training center in western Kabul.  (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Kabul : Militants stormed an intelligence agency training centre in Kabul on Monday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, triggering an intense gun battle with Afghan police. Security forces battled the militants, besieged in a construction site at the National Directorate of Security (NDS), for hours before killing at least two attackers. “They were well hidden in

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High alert in Maharashtra as intelligence inputs warn about ISIS attack on Mumbai

High alert in Maharashtra as intelligence inputs warn about ISIS attack on Mumbai

Mumbai : A high alert has been sounded in the state after the police claimed to have received an intelligence input about Islamic State members trying to enter Mumbai via sea. A source said that nine suspects, who hail from Assam, are likely to target Mumbai. While coast guard officials denied sending any such information, Mumbai police officials refused to

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Senior intelligence Official Confirms Islamic State Created, Deployed Chemical Weapons

America's top intelligence official on Tuesday confirmed the Islamic State has successfully produced and deployed chemical agents in Iraq and Syria.

Washington : Senior U.S. intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that the Islamic State has been successful in developing and deploying chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, naming it the first attack of its kind in more than two decades. Confirmation that the group used mustard gas came during National Intelligence Director James Clapper’s testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Fox News

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India Can No Longer Brush Aside Islamic State Threat – Analysis

Mumbai, India

London : The Indian government’s strategy of dealing with the Islamic State thus far has been to deny the presence of a threat, and to take credit for the minimal radicalisation that has been seen in the India context. The situation however is much different. We’ve seen an estimated 200 cases of radicalisation so far, with approximately 10-15 confirmed participants.

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A Raid on ISIS Yields a Trove of Intelligence

In an image taken from a video on a militant website, the Islamic State's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, last year in Mosul, Iraq.

WASHINGTON : American intelligence agencies have extracted valuable information about the Islamic State’s leadership structure, financial operations and security measures by analyzing materials seized during a Delta Force commando raid last month that killed a leader of the terrorist group in eastern Syria, according to United States officials. The information harvested from the laptops, cellphones and other materials recovered from

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