ISI

  • Sent a dozen suicide bombers on their missions: ISIS member in Iraqi jail 8 hours 30 minutes ago

    CNN had a rare opportunity to speak with two ISIS members who are now in an Iraqi jail. One was a driver for a top ISIS leader. The other, a bomb-maker, who says he sent more than a dozen suicide bombers on their missions. ...
  • Malaysian police investigates death threats to Ravi Shankar Yesterday

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian police is investigating a letter purportedly sent by the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group, threatening to kill Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who was in Penang over the weekend. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed that a letter was sent to meditation and spiritual guru...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar receives threat letter from ISIS 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Malaysian chapter of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living has received threatening letters from the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a close aide of the spiritual leader claimed on Saturday. "Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is touring some countries in the far east and he landed in...
  • IIT, IIM and ISI to offer a joint course 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Three premier institutions of IIT Kharagpur, IIM Kolkata and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, have come together for the first time to offer a joint course in business analytics. Starting from this session, the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) will allow students the rare opportunity to become students...
  • ISIS convinces Afghans to join their fight in Syria, reveals video 1 week ago

    A day after President Ashraf Ghani said that ISIS is making bids to take over Afghanistan, a video shows recruiters of the terror group trying to convince Afghans to join the their fight in Syria. It is also an evidence of ISIS' attempts to expand its reach across the region....
  • J&K: Security agencies sound alert about possible infiltration along borders March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Security agencies have sounded an alert about possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir with the active support of ISI and Pakistan Army. The alert was issued after two successive terrorist strikes in Jammu region on Friday and Saturday last when the attackers...
  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani admits ISIS gaining influence in his country March 23, 2015

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has admitted that in an attempt to takeover, the ISIS is gaining influence in his country. The Afghan President will meet with US President Barack Obama on Monday. ...
  • ISIS failed to attract Indian Muslims: Rajnath Singh March 22, 2015

    Jaipur: Dreaded terror outfit ISIS has completely failed to attract Indian Muslims into its fold as the community is fully integrated into the mainstream, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "Indian Muslims are patriots and are not swayed by fundamentalist ideologies. Extremism is alien to their nature. Moreover, India, as...
  • UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Yemen March 22, 2015

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Saturday said that the 15-nation UN body will meet in an emergency session on Sunday afternoon to discuss the current situation in Yemen, which suffered several terrorist attacks over the past few days. The UN Spokesperson's Office said that the council will hold a...
  • ISIS failed to attract Indian Muslims: Rajnath Singh March 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Dreaded terror outfit ISIS has completely failed to attract Indian Muslims into its fold as the community is fully integrated into the mainstream, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said. "Indian Muslims are patriots and are not swayed by fundamentalist ideologies. Extremism is alien to their nature. Moreover, India, as a country...
  • LeT, ISI training 60 terrorists in 42 terror camps in PoK: Intelligence inputs March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major security threat for the country, Intelligence inputs indicate that 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is active again. Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Lashkar-e-Toiba are training terrorists to be suicide bombers, according to the inputs. According to sources, 60 Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists are being...
  • Iraq vows to protect four thousand year old city of Babylon March 17, 2015

    ISIS recently destroyed the Mosul museum and the ancient city of Nineveh promting locals in Babylon to vow to protect their country's rich heritage. The beautiful city of Babylon is more than four thousand years old. ...
  • IS shot teen recruit for allegedly spying on terror group for Israel March 11, 2015

    19-year-old resident of Jerusalem, Mohamed Musallam, was reportedly shot and killed by an ISIS child soldier in Syria for allegedly spying on the terror group for Israel. "ISIS lured Mohamed with money and cars. After he trained with ISIS, he discovered they had nothing," said the victim's father. ...
  • Scotland Yard admits error 'in hindsight' over runaway UK school girls March 8, 2015

    London: Scotland Yard has admitted that they could have handled better the case of the three runaway schoolgirls, believed to have joined IS extremists in Syria, after the teenage girls' families criticised the police for not passing on vital information to them. The girls' families say the Metropolitan Police did not...
  • UK charities cease funding Cage, group linked to 'Jihadi John' March 7, 2015

    London: Two high-profile British charities have stopped funding Cage, a Muslim campaign group that has drawn criticism over statements about the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", the regulator of British charities has announced. Cage was in contact several years ago with Kuwaiti-born Londoner Mohammed Emwazi, at a time when...
  • NIA files charge sheet in Pakistan-instigated espionage case March 6, 2015

    Chennai: National Investigation Agency on Friday filed the charge sheet in a court in a case of alleged espionage and attempts to carry out sabotage activities in India at the instigation of Pakistan. It was filed at a NIA court against Thameem Ansari, a suspected operative of ISI now on...
  • Jihadi John pushed towards extremism, claims a London-based advocacy group March 2, 2015

    An advocacy group has claimed that Jihadi John, the Kuwaiti born British ISIS terrorist who executed many people, was pushed into jihad after being harassed by authorities. However, experts claim that the the man who hails from London already had links with terrorist groups. ...
  • MoD uncovered snooping in South Block in February 2014; AK Antony refuses to comment March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In the wake of the corporate espionage scandal, sources on Sunday told CNN-IBN that the Ministry of Defence had uncovered snooping in South Block in February 2014. According to information accessed by CNN-IBN, a conversation between the then Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh and defence minister...
  • British PM Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi John' February 28, 2015

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down terrorists such as "Jihadi John" after the killer was identified as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate from London. The black-clad terrorist brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was shown...
  • Islamic State aims to eradicate Iraq minorities: Rights groups February 27, 2015

    London: Islamic State militants have abducted, injured and killed thousands of civilians across northern Iraq and uprooted millions from their homes in a bid to eradicate the country's ethnic and religious minorities, rights groups said on Friday. Several minority communities, including Christians, Yazidis and Turkmen, have been subjected to killings, rape...
  • US officials identify 'Jihadi John' from ISIS beheading videos February 27, 2015

    According to CNN, US officials have identified the masked man who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS. The man who has been known as Jihadi John is 26-year-old Mohammed Em-Wazi, a Kuwaiti-born Londoner. Emwazi is believed to be from a well-to-do family and has a degree in computer...
  • ISIS burns down Mosul Public Library, claims it was god's order February 27, 2015

    As ISIS attempts to establish its Islamic Caliphate in Iraq and Northern Syria, culture is just one of its many casualties. The terror group burned down the Mosul Public Library, which is home to more than 8-thousand old, rare books and manuscripts. ...
  • IS terrorist 'Jihadi John' resembles man raised in UK February 26, 2015

    London: A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria bears strong similarities to a man who grew up in London, a Muslim lobbying group said on Thursday. Mohammed Emwazi has been identified by news organizations as the masked militant more commonly known...
  • India bans ISIS under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Dreaded terror group ISIS and all its affiliate organisations, responsible for series of savage attacks and killings in Iraq and Syria, have been banned in India under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Recruitment of youths to the outfit from India and their radicalisation is a matter of serious concern...
  • 'Need to reform madrassa system in Pak' says Pakistani NGO February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Top leaders of 26 Pakistani terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Haqqani network "are products of" madrassas and there is an urgent need to reform all such seminaries, an executive of a Pakistani NGO has said. Addressing the 'White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism' held in Washington last week,...
  • Nations need to engage in online marketing of anti-IS messages to combat jihadist propaganda: Experts February 21, 2015

    Washington: The Internet has become a crucial battleground in the fight against jihadist propaganda and Western nations need to step up their game, according to participants in a Washington meeting on countering radical groups. Experts say governments must engage in corporate-style marketing if they are to combat the Islamic State, which...
  • US teen indicted for joining ISIS February 20, 2015

    Washington: A US teen has been indicted on charges of joining the ISIS, the terrorist organisation that has captured a large part of Syria and Iraq and has threatened regional peace. Hamza Ahmed, 19, is at least the fourth person from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis charged as a result of...
  • India, over 60 other nations to attend White House summit on terror February 17, 2015

    Washington: Over 60 countries including India will participate in a White House summit on "countering violent extremism" beginning Tuesday in the backdrop of alarming growth of ISIS and recent terrorists' attacks in France and Denmark, senior administration officials have said. While the first two days of the three-day summit are...
  • ISIS steps up recruitment drive, offers help for signing up on social media February 12, 2015

    Washington: Stepping up its recruitment drive, terror outfit Islamic State launched an online guide to show potential recruits how to sign up. ISIS has been successful in recruiting potential jihadis from all over the world, mostly through social media. The group has released a 50-page guide book for prospective ISIS...
  • Pakistan likely sheltered Osama Bin Laden: Ex-ISI chief February 11, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful spy agency most likely sheltered Osama bin Laden and hoped to use the al-Qaeda chief as a bargaining chip with the US to strike a deal on Afghanistan before he was killed in a covert Navy SEALs raid in 2011, an ex-ISI chief has said. "I cannot...