ISIS

  • US will push ISIS back militarily: Obama 3 days ago

    After carrying out repeated airstrikes in both Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State - US President Barack Obama now admits that his administration underestimated the rise of the militant group. He said America will continue to push them back militarily. ...
  • India may not join US-led global coalition against ISIS 4 days ago

    New York: With 40 of its nationals still in captivity in Iraq, India may not join the all-out efforts of the US in creating a global coalition against the Islamic State terror group for which President Barack Obama is expected to seek the support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. So...
  • US-led coalition launches new airstrikes in Syria 4 days ago

    Beirut: Activists say the American-led coalition attacking a jihadi group in Syrian has launched airstrikes on its positions including wheat silos in the country's east. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the strikes targeted compounds for the Islamic State group in the central province of Homs and the northern...
  • David Cameron asks Parliament to back fight against Islamic State 5 days ago

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron recalled Parliament on Friday and made a case for the UK to join US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) terror network in Iraq which he warned could "not just take months but years". Cameron told MPs that IS poses a "clear and proven" threat to...
  • US has identified masked man in beheading videos 6 days ago

    Washington: The US believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, the FBI director says. FBI Director James Comey told reporters at the bureau's headquarters he would not reveal the man's name or nationality. Comey did not...
  • Iraqi woman activist killed by Islamic State 6 days ago

    Baghdad: Militants with the Islamic State group publicly killed a rights lawyer in the Iraqi city of Mosul after finding her guilty of apostasy in a self-styled Islamic court, the United Nations said on Thursday. Samira Salih al-Nuaimi was seized from her home on September 17 after allegedly posting messages on...
  • French tourist beheaded by Algerian jihadist group after France joins US against ISIS 1 week ago

    Two days after France joined the United States in launching airstrikes on the ISIS militants, an Algerian jihadist group has released a video that appears to show the beheading of a French tourist. ...
  • Obama calls on Muslims to reject IS' ideology 1 week ago

    Addressing the UN General Assembly, US President Barack Obama called on Muslim youth to reject the ideology of terrorist groups like the Al Qaeda and the Islamic State. He also sought international support in confronting the Islamic State saying that he would dismantle the ISIS network. ...
  • UK-Iran meeting first since 1979 revolution 1 week ago

    United Nations: British Prime Minister David Cameron and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the first such meeting since the Iranian revolution in 1979. A Cameron spokesman on Thursday said the two leaders agreed to seek to progressively improve their bilateral relationship. Cameron...
  • Algerian extremists allied with ISIS behead French hostage 1 week ago

    Rabat: Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France ignored their demand to stop airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video obtained on Wednesday by a US-based terrorism watchdog. A group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah, or Soldiers of the Caliphate, had said they would...
  • With coalition, US will dismantle ISIS's 'network of death': Obama to UN 1 week ago

    United Nations: Amid a US-led bombing campaign against Islamic State terrorists, President Barack Obama told the United Nations that he will build a coalition to "dismantle this network of death." Obama told the assembled leaders on Wednesday that the "only language understood by killers like this is the language of force." In...
  • Obama likely to seek Modi's support against Islamic State September 24, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama is expected to seek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support in his effort to create a global coalition against Islamic State terror group that has gained control over large swaths of Syria and Iraq, almost equal in size of Britain. So far, more than 40 countries...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 23, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 23, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Madison Square Garden in New York. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena to give 126 seats to BJP for Maharashtra assembly polls September 23, 2014

    Making last minutes effort to save the 25-year-old alliance, the Shiv Sena has sent a new seat sharing proposal to the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. According to the new proposal, the Sena has offered 130 seats to the BJP, other allies 7 and kept 151 out of 288 seats...
  • US bombards ISIS targets in Syria in first airstrikes September 23, 2014

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State fighters following the first US-led airstrikes targeting the militant group in Syria, and pledged to build even more international support for the effort. "Once again, it must be clear to anyone who would plot against America and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 22, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Times Square, US. ...
  • News 360: Mangalyaan's engine successfully testfired, Mars mission goes into final lap September 22, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday successfully test fired the main liquid engine of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the red planet's atmosphere on September 24. ...
  • Pakistan: Maj Gen Rizwan Akhtar named new ISI chief, to take charge on November 8 September 22, 2014

    Islamabad: Major General Rizwan Akhtar has been appointed Director General of Pakistan's inteligence agency ISI on Monday. The officer will assume the charge of his new appointment on November 8. Maj Gen Rizwan was commissioned in Pakistan Army in Frontier Force Regiment in September 1982. He is graduate of Command...
  • NIA seeks MHA approval to file case against ISIS, alQaeda September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday sought the permission of the Home Ministry to file a case against the alQaeda and Iraqi terror group ISIS under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act or UAPA. Sources say that the Ministry is likely to permit the FIR soon. CNNIBN had reported last...
  • ISIS releases 49 Turkish hostages September 20, 2014

    London: As many as 49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) in Iraq on Saturday returned to Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the 49 hostages included diplomats and their families as well as soldiers, BBC reported. They were seized from Turkey's consulate after IS militants seized Mosul city...
  • Jihadist outfit with links to ISIS threatens to avenge Batla House encounter September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A jehadist outfit with links to the ISIS has threatened to launch an attack to avenge the victims of the Batla House encounter. The jehadist group called Ansar ut Tawheed Fi Bilad Al Hind issued the threat on Twitter on Friday on the sixth anniversary of the Batla...
  • UN Security Council calls for international support against IS September 20, 2014

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Friday urged the international community to "further strengthen and expand support" for Iraqi government in fighting Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. In a presidential statement issued here at a ministerial debate chaired by US Secretary of State John Kerry, the members of...
  • IS uses chemical weapons against army in Iraq September 19, 2014

    Baghdad: The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has reportedly launched a chemical attack on Iraqi forces in Saladin province, media reports claimed on Friday. The attack took place Wednesday and Thursday in the town of Dhuluiya, and left around a dozen people and army personnal affected, Press TV reported citing local...
  • Islamic State releases another video of British hostage September 19, 2014

    London: The Islamic State (IS) militant group has released a new video showing another British journalist who says he is being held hostage by the extremists. In the video, the hostage who identifies himself as John Cantlie, is sitting behind a desk as he speaks to the camera. The hostage, dressed in...
  • ISIS terrorists planned to behead an Australian, says Tony Abbott after counterterrorism operation September 18, 2014

    Sydney: Intelligence showed that terrorists connected with Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counterterrorism operation. Abbott said there was a "serious risk from a terrorist attack" days after...
  • ISIS releases new video showing explosion and acts of terror September 18, 2014

    ISIS releases a new video showing explosions and acts acts of terror. The video ends with a message that the fighting has just begun. The video also appears to be ISIS' response to US President Barack Obama's threat. ...
  • US warplanes carry out first air strike on IS near Baghdad September 16, 2014

    Paris: US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged to support Iraq in its fight against the militants. The United States early last month began air strikes against IS positions in northern Iraq, but Monday's announcement that the campaign had...
  • We can transfer weapons but we cannot transfer political will: US September 16, 2014

    The US on Monday said that nearly 40 nations have agreed to contribute to the fight against the militants. US Secretary of State John Kerry is on the road, building a coalition to fight Islamic State terrorists. It's all part of US President Barack Obama's plan to dismantle and destroy...