Islamic State orders militants to set headquarters in Tal Afar on fire

Islamic State orders militants to set headquarters in Tal Afar on fire

Tal Afar : Islamic State has ordered militants to set their headquarters on fire and withdraw from open areas, according to intelligence of paramilitary troops. “The enemy ordered militants to burn their headquarters and withdraw from open areas in Tal Afar toward buildings and narrow alleyways,” a statement by the media service of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) said. On

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ISIS gains foothold in Pakistan with the name ISIS-K (Walayat-e-Khurasan ) for South Asia

ISIS-K gains foothold in Pakistan

Washington : Islamic State has gained a substantial foothold in Pakistan as many splintered outfits, youths believing in the ideology of Jihad have integrated into the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria known as Walayat-e-Khurasan (ISIS-K) for South Asia. In April 2017, a female Islamic State recruit named Noreen Laghari was arrested following a law enforcement agency’s raid in Lahore,

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Coalition air raid kills 10 Islamic State militants in western Anbar

Coalition air raid kills 10 Islamic State militants in western Anbar

Anbar : Ten Islamic State militants were killed in an airstrike in western Anbar, a security source from the province was quoted saying. Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, “U.S.-led coalition launched an airstrike targeting IS rest house in Rawa city, west of Ramadi city,” the source told AlSumaria News. “The airstrike destroyed the rest house and left 10

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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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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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