Islamic State beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

Islamic State beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

Kabul : The Islamic State (IS) group has beheaded 10 Taliban men in Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province. Islamic State militants besieged Aqbalaq village in Darzab district last week and arrested 10 Taliban militants. They were beheaded on Friday, Xinhua news agency cited local Daily Weesa as reporting on Sunday. Both the Taliban and IS militants have been fighting for consolidating positions

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Islamic State Gaining Strength in Pakistan?

Is So-called Islamic State Gaining Strength in Pakistan?

Washington : Faced with a series of terror attacks, Pakistan is fighting back against Islamic State-affiliated militants after repeatedly claiming that Islamic State has been unable to establish a foothold in the country, analysts say. “Pakistan no longer denies IS’s presence as it used to,” Michael Kugelman, deputy director and senior associate for South Asia at Wilson Center in Washington,

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Islamic State suicide bomber’s belt explodes, kills 12 well-wishing comrades in Diyala

IS suicide bomber’s belt explodes, kills 12 well-wishing comrades in Diyala

Baqubah (Iraq) : An Islamic State suicide bomber’s belt exploded prematurely, accidently killing the militant and 12 other comrades in Diyala, according to a top police official. Diyala police chief Jassem al-Saadi said in a statement that twelve IS militants in Mekheisa region, northeast of Baqubah, were bidding farewell to a comrade who was on his way for a suicide

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Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Cairo : Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State militants in a shootout on Monday as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians, the Interior Ministry said. The incident in the southern city of Assiut occurred a day after Egypt’s cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency in the wake of Islamic State attacks on two Christian

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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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Indonesian Female Immigration officer & six others arrested for Islamic State links

Immigration officer, six others arrested for Islamic State links

Kuala Lumpur : An Immigration officer was among seven suspected Islamic State (IS) militants who were arrested in Sabah and at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport from last Wednesday to Sunday. The woman officer is alleged to have arranged for militants to travel without valid documents to Sabah before heading to southern Philippines. The others included three Filipinos with permanent

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Iraqi air force says surgical strike killed 13 Islamic State leaders, 64 others

Iraqi air force says surgical strike killed 13 militant leaders, 64 others

Baghdad : More than a dozen militant leaders of the Islamic State were killed in a coalition airstrike in Iraq, the country’s air force said Monday. Military officials said the strike, in Anbar on Saturday, killed dozens of terror operatives and 13 leaders. The group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was thought to be present at the compound but he was

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