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140th Day Of Lockdown

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Islamic State

Islamic State kills Afghan journalist, technician in bus blast

Taliban and other Islamist insurgents have repeatedly targeted Afghan journalists, killing 15 in 2018, the worst year yet for Afghan media

31 May 2020 10:03 AM

Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

Burkina Faso and its neighbours Mali and Niger are battling Islamist insurgencies with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State

25 May 2020 10:54 AM

US blames Islamic State on Kabul maternity hospital attack

Afghan president orders military to switch to “offensive mode” against the Taliban following the hospital attack and another suicide bombing

15 May 2020 12:18 PM

A women’s ‘caliphate’ on the Syrian-Iraq border that would otherwise not exist

The camp is now home to over 70,000 people, most of whom are women and children.

22 Nov 2019 2:42 AM

Turkey says it captured dead IS leader Baghdadi’s sister in Syria

The Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as Rasmiya Awad is suspected of being affiliated with the extremist group.

05 Nov 2019 8:05 AM

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Trump: 'Hero' dog to get a White House homecoming

Trump posted a photomontage on Twitter showing him bestowing a medal of honor on the dog with the legend: 'AMERICAN HERO.'

01 Nov 2019 3:58 PM

Afghan peace path runs through Pak & Kashmir

While US policy-makers broadly understand this, it has not translated to action on the ground.

23 Oct 2019 2:01 AM

Trump threatens to 'destroy, obliterate' Turkey's economy for any action in Syria

The United States began pulling troops back from the northeast Syrian border on Monday.

08 Oct 2019 9:06 AM

Assam will become Islamic state if NRC not fixed: ABVP

ABVP plans to launch massive protests, awareness campaigns across state.

05 Sep 2019 3:16 AM

US to use fake social media to check people entering country

The change in policy was preceded by other steps taken by the State Department.

31 Aug 2019 8:08 AM

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Death toll of Afghan wedding blast rises to 80: Officials

The initial death toll after the Saturday night blast was 63, but some of the wounded had died in hospital.

21 Aug 2019 1:44 PM

Islamic State eyes India, Sri Lanka as next operational hub: report

The monitor showed that the increase in its activity outside West Asia -- mostly across South Asia and Africa-- is drastic.

16 Aug 2019 11:19 AM

Member of IS, German woman sentenced to 5 years imprisonment

She allegedly received weapons training between 2014 and mid-2017 and wrote blogs praising life in IS-controlled territory.

05 Jul 2019 5:43 PM

IS bride, Lisa Smith says she did not train fighters

She and her two-year-old daughter are being held in a camp for IS women and children.

05 Jul 2019 5:33 PM

US says it struck al Qaeda ‘safe haven’ in Syria

The US said it carried out a strike on Sunday against al Qaeda in northwest Syria, calling the area a ‘safe haven’ for the group.

01 Jul 2019 6:34 PM

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Message supporting IS found on Uran flyover

Police have beefed up security in and around Uran.

05 Jun 2019 5:57 AM

US warns Syria over suspected use of chemical attacks

Some 180 civilians have been killed in flare-up since April 30, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor.

22 May 2019 3:44 PM

If Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed: Donald Trump

'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again,' Trump said in a tweet.

20 May 2019 8:28 AM

Sri Lanka school principal, teacher arrested for link to Easter terror attack

The suspects have been identified as Noor Mohamed Addu Ul and Ajibul Jabar, residents of Kapugollewa, Horowpathana.

18 May 2019 10:44 AM

Close aide of Sri Lanka bombers arrested with several passports

Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.

17 May 2019 12:09 PM

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