Tag Archives: ISIS
Despite Of Widespread Muslim Population, ISIS Failed In India: Rajnath Singh
India has the largest Muslim population in the world but ISIS had been unable to establish itself in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today in Delhi. Singh was giving a report card of his ministry on the completion of three years of the Narendra Modi led BJP government. "We have s..
11 Killed In Baghdad Car Bombing
Baghdad, May 30 (IANS) At least 11 persons were killed and 35 wounded in a car bomb explosion in downtown Baghdad on Tuesday morning, the Interior Ministry said. The incident took place when a booby-trapped car exploded at the busy intersection near al-Shuhadaa Bridge, across the Tigris River, in..
Islamic State Burns Its Archives In Mosul
Mosul, Iraq: Islamic State militants have begun torching their archives in their besieged bastion of Mosul's Old City, where Iraqi forces have launched a major offensive to route the jihadists by June 10, media reports said on Tuesday. "The militants began to burn large quantities of the archives..
Militants Stoned Man For ‘Cheating On Two Wives’ In Somalia
Mogadishu: Militants in Somalia have stoned a man to death in front of hundreds of onlookers for allegedly cheating on his two wives, a media report said. Dayow Mohamed Hassan, 44, was killed in the southern village of Ramo Adey by Al-Shabaab militants. Moalim Geedow, representing the Al Qaeda-li..
Seven Militants Killed In Afghan Airstrike
Kabul: Seven militants, including a Taliban commander, were on Tuesday killed in an airstrike targeting a Taliban hideout in Kunduz province of Afghanistan. "Acting upon intelligence reports, the security forces struck a Taliban hideout in Mullah Qali area of Dasht-e-Archi district in the morning..
British PM Warns Terrorism ‘Evolving Not Disappearing’
Taormina, Italy: Terrorist ideology is "evolving not disappearing", British Prime Minister Theresa May said at the Group of Seven (G7) summit of industrialized nations. Addressing a press conference on Friday shortly after the leaders signed a joint declaration on combating terrorism and extremis..
’11 Civilians Killed In Air Raids In Eastern Syria’
Damascus: A total of 11 persons from Syria's Deir Ezzor province died in air strikes believe to have been carried out by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group, a British war-monitor said. The victims were from two families and are believed to have been killed by coalition ..
US Launches First Direct Strike In Syria
The US launched a direct airstrike against pro-Syrian forces in Syria who advanced inside a "de-conflicted zone" even though Russia urged them not to, the Washington-led coalition said. There was no immediate word on casualties in Thursday's strike northwest of the coalition base at Al Tanf, NBC ..
Four Terrorists Hanged In Pakistan
Islamabad: Four "hardcore terrorists" sentenced by military courts were executed in Pakistan on Wednesday. The Army's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the terrorists were involved in heinous offences including terrorism, killing of innocent civilians, attacking a mosque, destruction of..
Death Toll Rises To 43 In Military Operation Against Militants In Afghanistan
At least 43 militants were killed in military operations in Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. "In the past 24 hours, Afghan National Defence and Security Forces launched eight counter-terrorism operations in Kunar, Wardak, Nangarhar, Zabul, Logar and Kunduz provinces," Xinhua new..