Islamic State (IS)

Baghdadi dead in US military raid

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died “whimpering and crying” in a raid by US special forces in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced yesterday, fulfilling what he...

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

Where did the IS cap come from?

After a Dhaka tribunal delivered the verdict in the Holey Artisan Café attack case today, one of death row convicts reached into his pocket and brought out a prayer cap emblazoned with the emblem...

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

Baghdadi dead in US military raid

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died “whimpering and crying” in a raid by US special forces in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced yesterday, fulfilling what he...

September 1, 2019
September 1, 2019

IS claims Science Lab bomb attack on cops: SITE

Terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) has claimed the responsibility of last night's bomb attack at Science Lab intersection in Dhaka, US-based SITE Intelligence Group says.

May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019

Islamic State cases: Indian investigators in Sri Lanka

Reflecting enhanced bilateral security cooperation, a team of India's counter-terror agency National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials is in Sri Lanka to probe two Islamic State (IS)...

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

3 French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

An Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death for joining the Islamic State group, the first IS members from France to be handed capital punishment, a court official has said.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

Kerala put on high alert over 'entry of IS terrorists'

Kerala’s coastal areas of India were put on high alert after intelligence reports said that terrorists affiliated to the Islamic State are on their way to Lakshadweep in boats from Sri Lanka.

May 6, 2019
May 6, 2019

No IS existence in Bangladesh: Home minister

Terming the claim of Islamic State (IS) presence in Bangladesh a part of an international conspiracy, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan categorically says there is no existence of IS group in the...

April 30, 2019
April 30, 2019

India arrests IS suspect plotting attacks in Kerala

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) says it has arrested a 29-year-old suspect linked to terror group Islamic State for allegedly conspiring to carry out a suicide attack in the southern...

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

The Islamic State group says it was behind a devastating string of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter Sunday.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

Syria's struggle does not end with ISIS

Narratives shape our world. The deeper meaning of Orwell's words becomes clear when we know the true nature of Syria's crisis.