2,000 teens radicalized by ISIS in France – report

2,000 teens radicalized by ISIS in France – report

Paris : Around 2,000 teenagers have been radicalized by Islamic State propaganda in France, a security source told Le Figaro newspaper, adding that the number of girls embracing jihadist ideology is on the rise. Since the start of the year, security forces have identified 1,954 young men and women as Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist organization sympathizers, Le Figaro

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White House Map Shows Islamic State Still Expanding, Despite Public Claims

White House Map Shows Islamic State Still Expanding, Despite Public Claims

Washington : In a profound embarrassment for the White House, NBC News obtained a classified map that shows the Islamic State continuing to expand, despite administration insistence to the contrary. As NBC noted, the map emerged as the administration was ordering at least a month of airstrikes against ISIS targets in Libya and Italy was announcing its willingness to let

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Inspired by Islamic State, ‘lone wolf’ kills nine in Munich mall

Inspired by Islamic State, 'lone wolf' kills nine in Munich mall

Munich (Germany) : Nine people have been killed in a shooting rampage at Olympia Einkaufszentrum (shopping centre) in Munich on Friday that police described as a suspected terror attack, and three gunmen are still at large. The police were, however, unable to confirm the number of injured victims. The Munich Police have, however, tweeted that they have found a ninth

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Islamic State recruits in South East Asia a rising threat

Islamic State recruits in SE Asia a rising threat

Jakarta (Indonesia) : Ineffectual attacks by the Islamic State group’s followers in Southeast Asia have shown them to be fragmented and lacking in the expertise that has produced devastating death tolls elsewhere in the world. But terrorism experts say the threat from the militants, spread across predominantly Muslim Indonesia, Malaysia and the southern Philippines, should not be underestimated and they

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The Islamic State link: Kerala CM Vijayan says 21 persons missing from state

The Islamic State link: Kerala CM Vijayan says 21 persons missing from state

The Chief Minister made it clear that extremism and terrorism has no religion and the government would not allow any move to trigger anti-Muslim sentiments in society over the issue. Thiruvananthapuram : Amidst reports that a group of Keralites had joined terror outfit Islamic State, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today informed the Assembly that a total of 21 persons

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