Islamic State

June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

IS 'blows up' Mosul landmark mosque

Jihadists on Wednesday blew up Mosul's iconic leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared himself "caliph" in his only public...

April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017

Islamist arrested over soccer bus attack was IS member in Iraq

German prosecutors issued an arrest warrant against a 26-year-old Iraqi man detained following an attack on a bus carrying players of a top soccer team, saying on Thursday they believed he was a...

March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017

IS claims responsibility for blast near Dhaka airport

Islamic State claims the responsibility of bomb blast near a police box in front of Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, says SITE Intelligence.

March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017

IS claims responsibility for UK parliament attack

Islamic State (IS) is responsible for the attack outside Britain's parliament which left five people dead and around 40 injured, says Amaq, a news agency of the militant outfit.

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

'Suicide bombers kill 26 at Iraq wedding celebration'

At least 26 people are killed and 25 are injured as two suicide bombers attack a celebration being held the night before a wedding north of Baghdad, a police officer and a doctor say.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for 'promotion of terrorism'

Twitter Inc has shut down 360,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts since the middle of 2015, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Dhaka Attack: Marzan a CU Shibir ‘associate’

The youth, who police claimed was ‘in-charge of Gulshan café attack’ and known among his fellow militants as Marzan, has been an associate (Shathi) of Chittagong University unit of Islami Chhatra...

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Transnational terrorism and the IS brand

Islamic State unleashes terror in regions beyond the Middle Eastern sphere.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Sheltering café attackers: 3 sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court sends three people, who were arrested for renting out a flat to suspected Gulshan café attackers, to jail after completion of their eight-day remand each.