Islamic State praises Barcelona terrorists, threatens more attacks in Spain

Islamic State praises Barcelona terrorists, threatens more attacks in Spain

Baghdad : The Islamic State (IS) has threatened to carry out more attacks in Spain if the country does not withdraw from an international coalition battling the terror group in the Middle East. The extremists made the announcement in a video entitled ‘The Conquest of Barcelona’ released on Wednesday. It featured two men speaking in Spanish, reports Efe news. One

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Iran says it arrested 27 Islamic State members suspected of plotting an attack

Iran says it arrested 27 ISIS members suspected of plotting an attack

Dubai (Reuters) : Iranian security forces have broken up a group linked to Islamic State which was planning attacks in religious centers in the country and trying to hide weapons in home appliances, state news agency IRNA reported on Monday, The agency said the operation was conducted jointly with another country’s agents and a total of 27 suspects were arrested.

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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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