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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Twelve Islamic State militants killed as fighter jets bombard Tal Afar

Twelve Islamic State militants killed as fighter jets bombard Tal Afar

Tal Afar : The U.S.-led coalition launched air raids against Islamic State locations in Tal Afar town, west of Mosul, an Iraqi army officer was quoted saying. Speaking to Shafaq News, Lt.Gen. Thiyab Abdullah al-Amri said twelve militants, including prominent leaders, were killed as coalition F-16 jets targeted the town early on Tuesday In related news, a local source from

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Iran says it arrested 27 Islamic State members suspected of plotting an attack

Iran says it arrested 27 ISIS members suspected of plotting an attack

Dubai (Reuters) : Iranian security forces have broken up a group linked to Islamic State which was planning attacks in religious centers in the country and trying to hide weapons in home appliances, state news agency IRNA reported on Monday, The agency said the operation was conducted jointly with another country’s agents and a total of 27 suspects were arrested.

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Police arrest 6 Islamic State militants near Mosul airport

Police arrest 6 Islamic State militants near Mosul airport

Mosul : Iraqi security forces arrested six Islamic militants near western Mosul airport, the police command said on Tuesday, as security continues to clear areas recaptured from the group. The Federal Police service said in a statement that the six militants were arrested during combing patrols in Bu Sayf region, near Mosul Airport. Federal Police chief Shaker Jawdat said multiple

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Facing defeat in Mosul, Islamic State mounts diversionary attack to the south

Facing defeat in Mosul, Islamic State mounts diversionary attack to the south

Mosul : Islamic State militants attacked a village south of Mosul, killing several people including two journalists, even as they were about to lose their last redoubt in the city to an Iraqi military onslaught, security sources said on Friday. The assault on Imam Gharbi village appeared to be the sort of diversionary, guerrilla-style strike Islamic State is expected to

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Turkey detains 37 Islamic State suspects, Syrian carrying explosives at border

Turkey detains 37 Islamic State suspects, Syrian carrying explosives at border

Ankara : Turkish police detained 37 Islamic State suspects in anti-terror operations in provinces across Turkey, media said on Wednesday, while officials said another suspect was held carrying more than 5 kg (11 lb) of explosives at the border with Syria. The governor’s office in the southern province of Hatay said the Syrian citizen was caught on Tuesday trying to

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