Iraqi police say killed 50 Islamic State members in Tal Afar

Iraqi police say killed 50 Islamic State members in Tal Afar

Tal Afar : Iraqi Federal Police service said Thursday its troops killed 50 Islamic State members during operations to recapture one district in the town of Tal Afar, the group’s last bastion in Nineveh province. The service’s chief, Lt. Gen. Shaker Jawdat, said the militants were killed while the forces cleared the Kefah al-Shamali (northern) district west of Tal Afar.

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Kerala: Operation Pigeon ‘saves’ 350 youths from ISIS

Kerala: Operation Pigeon

Kochi : Days after news of the massive IS recruitment drive from north Kerala’s villages in mid-2016 shocked the state, Kerala police launched a silent but strategic de-radicalisation drive named Operation Pigeon aimed at preventing a repeat of a Padanne-like situation. What started as a focussed drive in “certain areas” in Kasaragod district, spread across the state with various agencies

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Turkish police detain more than 20 Islamic State suspects : report

Turkish police detain more than 20 Islamic State suspects

Istanbul : Turkish police have detained more than 20 Islamic State suspects, including a Syrian man believed to be organising an attack in Istanbul, a local newspaper reported. Police arrested the man, identified as Ali al-Aggal and codenamed Azzov, believed to be the IS group’s organiser of Turkey attacks, in an operation in the Turkish capital Ankara, Haber-Turk newspaper reported.

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Turkish police warn of possible Islamic State attacks: media

Turkish police officers stand guard near the Blue Mosque in Istanbul's tourist hub of Sultanahmet on January 13, 2016, a day after an attack. 
Turkish authorities probed how a jihadist from Syria killed 10 mainly German tourists in an attack in the heart of Istanbul that raised alarm over security in the city. / AFP / BULENT KILIC        (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Ankara : Turkish police have issued a nationwide warning about possible Islamic State attacks on Thursday’s national holiday, state media said, with military facilities seen as targets after the army stepped up attacks on the militants in Syria. Both Islamic State (IS) and Kurdish militants have staged bomb attacks in Turkey in recent months, fuelling concern about the spillover of

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Malaysia Detains Seven for Suspected Links to Islamic State

Malaysia Detains Seven for Suspected Links to Islamic State

Police say multiday operation led to captures in four states Kuala Lumpur’s popular areas said to be target, website says Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia’s counter-terrorism police detained seven people for suspected links to Islamic State amid heightened regional security after deadly attacks in Indonesia’s capital two weeks ago. The suspects were captured in a three-day operation in Pahang, Selangor, Kedah

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Mother of Islamic State Terrorist Jailed for Supporting Son’s Activities on Facebook

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Kuala Lumpur : A 55-year-old mother of an Islamic State terrorist has been jailed for 30 months by a Malaysian court for trying to support terrorist activities by using her Facebook accounts, according to a media report. Azizah Md Yusof was sentenced on two counts after she pleaded guilty to the charges yesterday. Malaysian High Court judge Justice Kamardin Hashim

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