Quetta terror strike: Islamic State claims attack on Pakistan police academy

Quetta terror strike: Islamic State claims attack on Pakistan police academy

Karachi : Militant group Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in the Pakistani city of Quetta, in which masked gunmen killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 100. The attack was carried out by “Islamic State fighters”, the group’s Amaq news agency said. In August, Islamic State claimed responsibility for an

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More than 35 Die in Baghdad Suicide Blast Claimed by Islamic State

Dozens Die in Baghdad Suicide Blast Claimed by IS

Cairo : A suicide bomber in Baghdad killed more than 35 people and wounded over 50 others Saturday in an attack on Shi’ite Muslim religious observances. Some accounts from the northern Baghdad district of al-Shaab indicated casualties could be considerably higher. A tweet sent in the name of the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack, which it said

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Suspected Islamic State attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Suspected Islamic State attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Cairo : Suspected Islamic State militants attacked a military checkpoint in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai region, killing 12 Egyptian soldiers and wounding six more, the Egyptian military said in a statement, adding that it had killed 15 gunmen in the clashes. No group has asserted responsibility for the attack, but suspicion immediately fell on militants fighting for the Islamic State’s

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Former Al-Qaida Terrorists Training Islamic State Cells in Europe

Former Al-Qaida Terrorists Training Islamic State Cells in Europe

London : There are direct links between the al-Qaida terror networks of the last decade, and the Islamic State-linked terror cells in Europe that have carried out a series of attacks in recent months, according to a new report. The study by the Henry Jackson Society, a London-based research institution, looked at the al-Qaida-linked terror networks in Europe in the

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Pakistan arrests four Islamic State plotters after saying group thwarted

Pakistan arrests four Islamic State plotters after saying group thwarted

Lahore : Pakistani authorities on Friday said they had arrested four Islamic State militants plotting attacks in the city of Lahore, just weeks after the military declared it had halted the Middle East-based movement’s expansion into the country. The four were plotting attacks on government targets when they were seized in a raid along with 1.6 kg (3.5 lb) of

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NIA seeks assistance of six countries in Islamic State case probe

NIA seeks assistance of six countries in Islamic State case probe

New Delhi : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought assistance from six countries, including the US, UAE and Canada, in its ongoing investigation against suspected Islamic State (IS) operatives and their terror activities in the country. The probe agency disclosed this to District Judge Amar Nath in its charge-sheet against 16 suspected IS operatives, arrested from across the country

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U.S. Military Says it has Killed more than 120 Islamic State Leaders

Lt. Gen. Robert P. Otto, Air Force chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, said leadership strikes have only a short-term effect: "We cannot kill our way out of this war." (US Air Force/Aaron Stout)

Washington : U.S. drone operators had been stalking the baby-faced British terrorist for days with infrared cameras and other sensors before the order came to kill him. As night fell on April 25, a U.S. warplane dropped a guided bomb that obliterated the SUV occupied by 23-year-old Raphael Saihou Hostey near Mosul, Islamic State’s stronghold in Iraq. Hostey, a recruiter

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