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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3 Somali-Americans Found Guilty of Trying to Join Islamic State

3 Somali-Americans Found Guilty of Trying to Join Islamic State

Minneapolis : Three Somali-American friends were found guilty on Friday of federal charges that they tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State, a plan that prosecutors said unfolded through propaganda videos and social media exchanges, and while they played basketball and paintball. The verdicts against the three men — Guled Omar, 21; Abdirahman Daud, 22; and Mohamed

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ISIS does not seek dialogue but dominance: Tony Blair

Many millions of Muslims 'fundamentally incompatible with the modern world', says Tony Blair

London : Tony Blair has said that “many millions” of Muslims hold a viewpoint that is “fundamentally incompatible with the modern world.” Rejecting arguments that Isis is simply “tens of thousands of brainwashed crazies,” he continued: “ISIS does not seek dialogue but dominance. It cannot therefore be contained. It has to be defeated.” To mitigate against such attacks, the ex-PM

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Twitter shuts down more than 125,000 accounts linked to Islamic State terrorists

Twitter shuts down more than 125,000 accounts linked to Islamic State terrorists

Social media network Twitter has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State (IS) group. Washington (Reuters) : In a blog post, Twitter said it only took down accounts when they were reported by other users, but has increased the size of teams monitoring and responding to reports

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French Raid Destroys Islamic State Camp: Defense Ministry

An undated handout picture provided by the Defense Audiovisual Communication and Production Unit (ECPAD)

Aleppo : France launched a series of airstrikes targeting an Islamic State group training camp in Syria with help from coalition partners, successfully destroying the extremist group’s base, the Defense Ministry told Agence France-Presse Thursday. The raid was carried out Monday by 20 planes, including French Rafale fighters, in a town northeast of Aleppo. French officials confirmed the raid, but

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Islamic State Supporters Who Gave Out Propaganda on London Streets Sent to Prison

Ibrahim Anderson and Shah Jahan Khan

Two Islamic State supporters who attempted to lure young people to Iraq and Syria with propaganda given out on London’s Oxford Street have been jailed for terrorism offences. London : Islamic convert Ibrahim Anderson (pictured above), 38, and Shah Jahan Khan (right), 63, both from Luton, were identified as Islamic State supporters who handed out leaflets promoting the ‘caliphate’ from

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‘Islamic State’ funded Jakarta attacks through ‘intellectual jihadi’

'Islamic State' funded Jakarta attacks through 'intellectual jihadi'

Indonesia’s police have said the attacks were masterminded by Bahrun Naim, described as an “intellectual jihadi.” A broader support apparatus in the world’s most populous Muslim country is said to have played a role. Jakarta (Indonesia) : National police chief General Badrodin Haiti said on Friday that an attack carried out by militants in Jakarta was funded by the “Islamic

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