Islamic State executes four of its own militants for escaping battlefront

Mosul: Islamic State executes four of its own militants for escaping battlefront

Mosul : The Islamic State radical group (ISIS) on Wednesday executed four of its own jihadis in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province on treason charges. The four ISIS fighters were accused of “high treason” for escaping the battlefront of Mosul, where the group has been engaged in heavy fighting with the Kurdish Peshmerga and Iraqi army

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Islamic State hacks village doctor to death in Bangladesh

Islamic State hacks doctor to death in Bangladesh

Dhaka : A homeopathic doctor was on Friday hacked to death and a professor was seriously wounded by machete-wielding Islamic State militants in Bangladesh amid a series of brutal attacks on secular activists and minorities by Islamists. Sanaur Rahman, 58, a homeopathic doctor, was riding home on his motorbike along with Saifuzzaman, assistant professor of Bangla literature at Islami University,

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French security chief warns Islamic State plans wave of attacks in France

French security chief warns Islamic State plans wave of attacks in France

Paris : Islamic State militants are gearing up for a campaign of bomb attacks on large crowds in France, host to next month’s Euro 2016 soccer championships, its spy chief has said. Rare remarks by Patrick Calvar, the head of France’s DGSI internal intelligence agency, to the parliament’s defense committee spelled out “a new form of attack … characterized by

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Bangladesh arrests Islamic State militant for professor’s murder

Bangladesh arrests Islamic State militant for professor’s murder

Dhaka (Reuters) : Bangladesh police arrested an Islamist militant charged with the murder of a professor amid a surge in deadly attacks against liberal activists and other minorities in the South Asian nation, a senior officer said on Tuesday. Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, 58, English professor at Rajshahi University, was hacked to death on his way to work last month. Islamic

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Muslim clerics jailed for recruiting Islamic State jihadis and militant group fighters

Muslim clerics jailed for recruiting Islamic State jihadis and militant group fighters

Three Muslim clerics have been caged for helping recruit 100 people to fight for the Islamic State and other militant groups in Syria. Raqqa : Clerics Bujar Hysa, Genci Balla and Gert Pashja, were found guilty of recruiting people for terrorist purposes, inciting hatred and making public calls for terrorist acts. The trio preached in mosques not controlled by the

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