ISIS

  • Britain warns India of possible terror attack by ISIS 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Britain has warned India about possible attack by ISIS and said all efforts must be taken to check activities of the Middle-East terrorist group. British officials have conveyed this to their Indian counterparts at the Indo-UK Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group meeting held in London on January 15-16. Officials said...
  • Paris station evacuated over terror threat, at least 12 with suspected Islamic State links arrested January 16, 2015

    Paris: French and German authorities arrested at least 12 people on Friday suspected of links to the Islamic State group and a Paris train station was evacuated, with Europe on alert for new potential terrorist attacks. The police raids came the morning after Belgian authorities moved swiftly to pre-empt what they...
  • Islamic State sympathiser arrested for plotting attack on US Capitol January 15, 2015

    Ohio: A man who plotted to attack the US Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the Islamic State militant group was arrested on Wednesday, the FBI said. A criminal complaint filed in US District Court in Ohio charges Christopher Lee Cornell with attempting...
  • ISIS 'recruit' says jail officer asked him to identify photos January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Arif Majeed, an alleged ISIS 'recruit' hailing from neighbouring Kalyan township, on Wednesday moved a local court accusing a jail officer of asking him to identify people from a bunch of photographs. "The jail officer, under the law, cannot speak to an accused regarding a case," said his lawyer...
  • Female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre January 14, 2015

    The killings in Paris Charlie Hebdo journalists shocked the world, but not everyone is condemning them. A female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre in an interview with CNN. ...
  • Government unblocks 32 websites as they promise to cooperate, remove 'jehadi' content January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has ordered unblocking of all the 32 websites that were being used by terrorists after these sites promised to cooperate with the authorities and removed 'jehadi' content. "Order was issued on Thursday to unblock all 32 websites that were blocked following complaint of Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS)...
  • More than 700,000 rally in France after Islamist attacks January 11, 2015

    Paris: More than 700,000 people on Saturday took to streets across France in tribute to the 17 people killed in three days of violence by Islamist extremists, the interior minister said. From Nice and Marseilles in the south to Besancon in the east and Lille in the north, people poured onto...
  • Paris: New audio clip emerges of terrorist Amedy Coulibaly defending his act January 11, 2015

    A new recording of terrorist Amedy Coulibaly who was killed in this weeks siege has now emerged where he tried to justify himself to his hostages he held captive at a grocery store in Paris. Coulibaly can be heard saying his attack was revenge for the French military attacking Muslims...
  • Government unblocks 32 websites as they promise to cooperate January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has ordered unblocking of all the 32 websites that were being used by terrorists after these sites promised to cooperate with the authorities and removed 'jehadi' content. "Order was issued on Thursday to unblock all 32 websites that were blocked following complaint...
  • Danish newspaper says won't print Prophet cartoons January 10, 2015

    Copenhagen: Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, will not republish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons due to security concerns, the only major Danish newspaper not to do so. "It shows that violence works," the newspaper stated in its editorial on Friday. Denmark's other major...
  • French siege ends as Charlie Hebdo suspects killed; 4 hostages also dead, others freed January 9, 2015

    PARIS: The siege in Paris ended as two brothers suspected for shooting 12 people at the offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were killed on Friday in a police assault on the print works north of Paris where they had been holed up with a hostage. While four hostages were...
  • Islamic State beheads Syria imam January 9, 2015

    Beirut: The Islamic State (IS) group on Thursday beheaded a Syrian imam, or mosque prayer leader, a monitoring group said. "The IS executed the imam of a mosque from the village of Abu Khuyut near Hasakeh city (in northeastern Syria) at dawn Thursday,"said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Britain-based Observatory...
  • Government blocks websites carrying anti-India content from Islamic State January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has blocked 32 websites citing national security concerns, as they were allegedly carrying anti-India material from terror groups such as ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). "We have blocked some websites, as there were serious national security concerns," a government official. ...
  • New Zealand: IS terrorist mistakenly broadcasts his location over Twitter December 31, 2014

    Washington: A jihadi from New Zealand who has links with the Al Qaeda and has taken up arms in Syria, mistakenly broadcasted his exact location after forgetting to turn off a tracking function on his phone, media reported Wednesday. Mohammad Daniel, alias Abu Abdul Rahman, formerly known as Mark John Taylor,...
  • Will the Pakistan army and ISI now stop backing terror groups? December 17, 2014

    At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing para-military Frontier Corps uniforms stormed the Army Public School on Warsak Road and started indiscriminate firing on them on Tuesday. ...
  • Delhi school website defaced by IS, principal threatened December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi school principal was threatened over telephone a month after the school's official website was defaced by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, police said on Wednesday. Mohit Sharma, the 43-year-old principal of Raja Ram Mohan Roy senior secondary public school, filed a police complaint that he received...
  • Bengaluru techie Masroor highly radicalised but didn't actively recruit, say investigators December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru techie Masroor, who has been arrested for handling the Twitter account for ISIS militants, is highly motivated and radicalised and wants to spread the word of Jihad. However, Masroor did not actively recruit or arrange funds, investigators questioning the 24-year-old allegedly wayward techie told CNN-IBN. The Central Crime Branch...
  • Bengaluru DCP Abhishek Goyal receives threat on Twitter for arresting Mehdi Masroor December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru DCP Abhishek Goyal received a threat from a twitterhandler for arresting Mehdi Masroor. The direct tweet to the DCP says that revenge will be taken. "Not alarmed by the tweet, taking it in our stride," said the DCP. ...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist December 14, 2014

    Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Bengaluru youth behind pro-ISIS Twitter account December 14, 2014

    As Bengaluru youth admits handling pro-ISIS Twitter account, here is what Neelabh has to show. ...
  • India @ 9 with Arunoday Mukharji December 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Arunoday Mukharji on India @ 9. ...
  • Bengaluru youth handling pro-ISIS Twitter account booked for waging war against friendly nation December 13, 2014

    Bengaluru: Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. "He has confessed that he was operating the Twitter account for the last many years,"...
  • Bengaluru Police arrest youth suspected of operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account December 13, 2014

    Bengaluru: Days after a British news channel claimed to have traced down the person who operates "most followed" pro-Islamic State Twitter handle to Bengaluru, the city police on Saturday arrested a youth in connection with the reports. The youth who allegedly operated the @ShamiWitness handle was arrested under sections for...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • ISIS' twitter 'jihadi' may not be in Bengaluru: International agencies December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The suspect behind a pro-ISIS twitter account followed by foreign jihadis may not be based in Bengaluru as claimed by a British media report and he could be using a pseudonym - Mehdi Mehboob Biswas, according to preliminary assessment by central intelligence agencies. The individual may not be based...
  • Sushma Swaraj meets families of 40 Indians abducted in Iraq December 6, 2014

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met families of 40 Indians held captive in Iraq for the last six months. She has refuted reports that the men have been executed by ISIS. She said that Indian government sources have confirmed they are alive and efforts are on to secure their release. ...
  • Sister urges Indian-origin IS terrorist to return home December 3, 2014

    London: The sister of a suspected Islamic State terrorists of Indian-origin, who posted a picture of himself recently on Twitter holding his baby son in one hand and an AK-47 assault rifle in the other, has appealed to him to return home even if it means going to prison. Abu Rumaysah,...
  • Women detained by Lebanon not Baghdadi's wife but sister: Iraq December 3, 2014

    Baghdad: The Iraqi interior ministry said Wednesday that a woman recently detained in Lebanon is not the wife of the Islamic State (IS) group leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but a sister of a convicted terrorist. "The woman who was arrested by the Lebanese authorities is Saja Abdul Hamid al-Dulaimi, the sister...
  • US intelligence agencies likely to question ISIS return youth December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Sleuths of US intelligence agencies are likely to question Arif Majeed, who returned home after being associated with ISIS in Iraq and Syria, as he is believed to have loads of information about the group running a reign of terror in the region. Official sources said the US, which...
  • Alleged ISIS man, who returned to Mumbai, says was made to clean toilets December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Areeb Majeed, suspected member of terror outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) disclosed how he was completely sidelined by the terror group as he had been asked to carry out menial tasks like cleaning toilets or providing water to those on the battlefield, instead of being pushed...