Islamic State

Trump confirms death of Islamic State chief Baghdadi in US raid

President Donald Trump says that elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying "like a dog," in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

“Response to insulting Prophet": Islamic State claims attack on Kabul Sikh temple

An attack claimed by Islamic State on a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least two people and injured seven, officials said, another deadly incident in a spate of violence targeting minorities and places of worship.

October 27, 2019
October 27, 2019

Trump confirms death of Islamic State chief Baghdadi in US raid

President Donald Trump says that elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying "like a dog," in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria.

May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019

Instructions from headquarters: New guerrilla manual of IS

After losing territory, Islamic State fighters are turning to guerrilla war - and the group's newspaper is telling them exactly how to do it.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Stay alert

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament yesterday asked people to be alert and inform law enforcement agencies about any suspected terror and militant activities without delay.

March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

IS shorn of their territory

The Kurdish-led forces in Syria pronounced the death of the IS caliphate after raising their flag in Baghouz, a remote riverside village, where jihadists of different nationalities made their last desperate stand against the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

3,000 fighters surrender

US-backed forces said yesterday the Islamic State group was living its "final moments" after thunderous shelling on its last scrap of land in eastern Syria prompted 3,000 jihadists to surrender.

November 9, 2018
November 9, 2018

IS claims responsibility for Melbourne attack

Islamic State says one of its fighters carried out a knife attack in Melbourne in which one person died and two were wounded.

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life for joining IS

Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group, according a judicial source.

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

Bangladeshi youth jailed in the UK for recruiting IS militants

A Bangladeshi national, who tried to recruit IS fighters around the world from his London home, has been jailed for seven years by a court in the UK.

February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018

‘Israel foiled plane terror plot in Australia’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that intelligence provided by his country foiled a plot by the Islamic State group to bring down a plane from Australia.