Tag Archives: Islamic State
Britain On Alert As Suicide Bomber Kills 22 In Manchester
Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency COBRA meeting at Downing Street on Tuesday to discuss counter-terror strategy as a male suicide bomber killed 22 persons, including children, during a concert at Manchester Arena. Fifty nine persons were injured in the attack that occurred at 22:35..
Ariana Grande ‘Broken’ After Manchester Blast, Suspends World Tour
American singer Ariana Grande said she is "broken" after a suicide terror attack hit a stadium in Manchester just as her concert ended, killing 22 persons including children, and has suspended her world tour in its wake. Tmz.com quoted sources as saying that Grande will not perform at her schedul..
3 Killed In 2 Suicide Car Bombs In Iraq’s Basra
Baghdad: At least three security members were killed and others wounded in two suicide car bomb attacks targeting a security checkpoint in the Iraqi southern province of Basra, a police source said. The attack occurred before the sunset when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden car near..
India-Sweden Talk On Cooperation In Counter-Terrorism
India and Sweden on Thursday discussed bilateral issues, including threat from the Islamic State, radicalisation, and steps taken to counter global terror. The talks were held between a delegations led by Swedish Minister for European Union Affairs and Trade Ann Linde and Union Minister of State ..
Iraqi Forces Continue Push To Free IS-Held Border Areas In Mosul
Mosul: Iraqi paramilitary units of Hashd Shaabi units on Sunday continued heavy clashes against the Islamic State militants on the third day of an operation aimed at dislodging the extremist militants from the areas near the Iraqi-Syrian border in west of Mosul, the Iraqi military said. The predo..
27 IS Militants Killed In Iraq Airstrikes
Baghdad: At least 27 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes by international coalition against IS posts in the IS-held areas in Iraq's western province of Anbar on Sunday, an Iraqi army source said. According to intelligence reports, the US-led coalition aircraft conducted an airstrike..
Bangladeshi IS Fighter Killed In Iraq
Dhaka: The Islamic State group has released the photo of a Bangladeshi youth who was killed fighting for the terror outfit in Iraq, a media report said. The photo was of Taz Rahman, who was from Mohammadpur in Dhaka, Dhaka Tribune reported. The photo published early on Thursday in Arabic Nashir c..
Pence Slams Christian ‘Genocide’ By IS
Washington: Terming the atrocities committed against Christians across the world by Islamic State (IS) terrorists as "genocide", US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday condemned the cruelty while committing to defending Christians. He was representing the Trump administration at the first-ever ..
Turkey Slams US Decision To Arm Syrian Kurds
Istanbul: The Turkish deputy Prime Minister on Wednesday described the US' decision to arm Kurdish fighters in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria as "unacceptable". Washington's announcement that it would start providing weapons to groups such as the People's Protection U..
Iraqi Jets Pound IS Targets, Kill 100
Baghdad: Over 100 Islamic State militants were killed on Tuesday during 15 airstrikes by Iraqi jets against IS posts in Iraq's western Anbar province, the Iraqi military said. According to intelligence reports, jet fighters carried out 11 airstrikes against IS militant hideouts in the IS-held tow..