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Philippines-based Islamic State recruiter was in touch with Indians, reveals NIA probe

National Investigation Agency (NIA), has revealed that many Indians were in alleged contact with an Islamic State recruiter and motivator based in Philippines.

Indians killed in Iraq: Congress wants VK Singh sacked for compensation remark, seeks Rs 1 cr ex-gratia for families

The mortal remains of Indians were brought by VK Singh on Monday afternoon. All 39 Indians were working at a construction site in Mosul from where they were kidnapped and later killed by the ISIS.

Iraq probes human rights violations in Fallujah offensive

Iraq said it had launched an investigation into possible human rights abuses against civilians fleeing the Islamic State-held city of Fallujah...

ISIS Court denies bail to alleged ISIS operatives

According to the sources, the court denied relief to the accused persons -- Akhlakur Rehman, Mohd Osama, Mohd Mehraz, Mohd Azeemushan and Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed -- observing that it was not a fit case for bail.

Syrian activist survives IS assassination attempt in Turkey

A Syrian independent media activist working in southeast Turkey survived an assassination attempt Sunday which was claimed by the Islamic State group..

Powerful explosion rocks Lebanon’s capital, no casualties

A powerful bomb exploded in Beirut today, destroying several cars and severely damaging one of Lebanon's biggest banks, but causing no casualties, officials said.

Libya unity forces in street battles with Islamic State in Sirte

Forces loyal to Libya's unity government fought deadly street battles with the Islamic State group in Sirte, as they pressed an offensive to capture the jihadists' coastal bastion.

US condemns IS attacks in and around Baghdad

The latest attacks in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad that killed at least 31 people and wounded dozens.

Turkey: 18 IS militants killed in strikes in northern Syria

Anadolu Agency, quoting unnamed security officials, said Thursday that the IS targets were attacked after Turkish authorities on Wednesday determined that the extremist group was preparing to strike Turkey from northern Syria

Syrians flee IS-held town as US-backed group approaches

Nasser Haj Mansour said the IS group was allowing families to flee the town to nearby Jarablus and al-Bab. Some civilians fled to liberated villages and to the advancing forces, the adviser told the AP by messaging service f

US fighter jets bomb 16 more IS targets in Syria, Iraq: US admiral

US Navy fighter jets flying from an aircraft carrier in the eastern Mediterranean Sea bombed 16 new Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria on Monday.

Turkey shells Islamic State in Syria west of US backed assault

The Turkish army killed five Islamic State militants in Syria in cross-border shelling, Turkish military sources said on Thursday, hitting positions west of where an offensive on militants was launched by Syrian fighters with

Islamic State “falsely claiming” attacks in Bangladesh

Islamic State is trying to ride a wave of religious radicalisation by falsely claiming a spate of killings in Bangladesh, a government minister said, adding there was enough evidence implicating domestic militant groups.

Islamic State plans wave of attacks in France – top security official

Islamic State militants are gearing up for a "campaign of terrorist attacks" in France that are likely to see explosive devices placed around areas with large crowds, the head of France's DGSI internal intelligence agency has

IMF announces $5.4B loan over 3 years to Iraq

The International Monetary Fund says it is lending $5.4 billion over three years to Iraq, which has been hit hard by a sharp drop in oil prices.

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