Islamic State, Pakistani Taliban faction say kill three soldiers in Pakistan

Islamic State, Pakistani Taliban faction say kill three soldiers in Pakistan

Peshawar : Three Pakistani soldiers were killed in an ambush in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday, militants said, in an attack for which both Islamic State and a Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility. Militants said they ambushed an unmarked vehicle ferrying soldiers on Sunday morning near the congested Daudzai area of Peshawar. Military sources confirmed the attack but

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Over 300 Islamic State terrorists arrested in Pakistan, confirms military

Over 300 Islamic State terrorists arrested in Pakistan, confirms military

Islamabad : The Pakistani military on Thursday said over 300 militants of the Islamic State (IS) militant group have been arrested, including a local leader. The IS leader for Pakistan Hafiz Omar and 309 of its members, including 25 foreigners having Afghan, Syrian and Iraqi nationalities, have been detained across the country, Xinhua news agency quoted Army spokesman Lt. General

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Taliban, Islamic State Forge Informal Alliance in Eastern Afghanistan

Taliban, Islamic State Forge Informal Alliance in Eastern Afghanistan

Two insurgencies find common cause in battling U.S.-backed Afghan forces instead of each other Asadabad (Afghanistan) : Islamic State and the Taliban, after more than a year of fierce combat, have forged a patchwork cease-fire across much of eastern Afghanistan that has helped both insurgencies regroup and counter U.S.-backed efforts to dislodge them. Until several months ago, Islamic State fought

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Key Islamic State leader Saad Emarati ‘killed in Afghanistan’

Key Islamic State leader Saad Emarati 'killed in Afghanistan'

A key commander with the Islamic State militant group has been killed in a military operation in Nangarhar, Afghan security forces say. Nangarhar : Saad Emarati was one of the founders of the IS group’s Afghanistan-Pakistan branch, and led several attacks against the Taliban and the government. Afghan officials say he was one of about 120 suspected militants killed in

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11 killed in Afghan attack on group fighting Islamic State

Afghan soldiers provide security outside of a checkpoint, in the Nazyan district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, on March 10, 2012. Insurgent attacks in the region on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, have killed at least 11 people, including women in children.
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Kabul : Eleven people were killed and 22 injured, including four children, when a suicide car bomber detonated his vehicle in a remote eastern province, local officials said. Menadaar Sayar, a commander of a local militia fighting against adherents to the Islamic State group in Nangarhar province, said on Tuesday the bomber had targeted another militia commander named Dehqan, who

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Dozens Killed as Islamic State, Taliban Rivalry Heats Up in Afghanistan

Dozens Killed as Islamic State, Taliban Rivalry Heats Up in Afghanistan

Clashes between Taliban militants and loyalists of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Paktika province, Afghanistan, have left several people dead. Kabul : The Taliban and its rival ISIS have been engaged in turf battles across Afghanistan for months. However, some analysts believe the Taliban is more spread and established in Afghanistan. “Local residents said on Thursday that the clashes have

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Security Experts Express Concern Over Rising Influence Of ISIS

Security experts today while expressing grave concerns on rising influence of ISIS laid emphasis on collective global efforts to fight against the terror

Jaipur : Security experts today while expressing grave concerns on rising influence of ISIS laid emphasis on collective global efforts to fight against the terror. Speaking at different sessions of the counter terrorism conference- 2016 here, the experts narrated how the terror has affected their countries and region and said there is no good or bad terrorism. Amrullah Saleh, former

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