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 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

ISIS claims responsibility for New York truck attack

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the truck attack in Manhattan that killed eight people, the militant group’s online publication says.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of 'ISIS fighters'

Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters in a camp after government forces expelled the jihadist group from one of its last remaining...

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

A suicide bomber blows himself up outside the Iraqi embassy in Kabul and militants breach the compound, Afghan officials say, in a complex hours-long attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

June 16, 2017
June 16, 2017

‘IS recruiter targets youths from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka’

A fugitive chief recruiter of the Islamic State in the Indian subcontinent has targeted youths from three countries -- India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka -- to involve them with the global terror outfit.

June 16, 2017
June 16, 2017

Russia claims to have killed IS leader Baghdadi

Russia's Defense Ministry says it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May.

April 15, 2017
April 15, 2017

Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90

The number of Islamic State fighters killed by a massive US bomb in eastern Afghanistan has nearly tripled to at least 90, Afghan officials say.

April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017

US drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

The United States dropps a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan today against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, the...

March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017

IS claims responsibility for Sylhet blasts

Islamic State (IS) reportedly claims the responsibility for the bomb blasts near a militant den in Sylhet city's Shibbari that killed at least three people and injured many.

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

IS media reports ‘suicide blast’ at Dhaka Rab barracks

Amaq News Agency, run by the Islamic State (IS) militants, reports the suspected suicide blast at proposed headquarters of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Dhaka’s Ashkona area, according to US...

March 14, 2017
March 14, 2017

No IS existence in Bangladesh: Shahriar

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam says that there is no organisational existence of Islamic State (IS) or other international terrorist outfits in Bangladesh.