ISIS

  • NIA files charge sheet in Pakistan-instigated espionage case 23 minutes ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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' 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • PM Modi condemns killing of Jordanian pilot by ISIS February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday strongly condemned the "senseless" killing of Jordanian pilot by ISIS terrorists and said it calls for a concerted global response to the persisting menace of terrorism. Modi wrote to King of Jordan Abdullah-II Ibn Al-Hussein, saying he was "deeply shocked and saddened to...
  • 26-year-old Syrian woman forced to marry ISIS terrorist, recounts the horror February 5, 2015

    A 26-year-old woman recounts her horror of being married to an ISIS terrorist in a deal to free one of her family members. "Every girl dreams of that white dress at her wedding night. I have been deprived of that. I was destroyed in this marriage," the victim said. ...
  • Jordan executes two jihadists in response to pilot murder: AFP February 4, 2015

    Beirut: Jordan has said that it has executed two prisoners after the Isis (Islamic State) group released a video purportedly showing a Jordanian pilot being burned alive. A security official said that an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber on death row, Rishawi, and another jihadist was executed at dawn on Wednesday local...
  • We have no information on captured Indians: Syrian Ambassador February 3, 2015

    The Syrian Ambassador to India spoke to CNN-IBN on Indian construction workers who are still held captive by ISIS. He has said that India should talk to Turkey and Qatar for the release of the Indians. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 2, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP caught in funding scandal, BJP accuses of money laundering February 2, 2015

    Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. BJP termed the fake funding as a serious matter. ...
  • Woman drops plan to join ISIS; returns to Hyderabad from Turkey January 31, 2015

    Hyderabad: Wanting to join the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a 19-year-old woman from the city who was residing in Qatar had flown to Turkey from there, but changed her mind and came to her parents, police said on Saturday. The incident took place around two...
  • Nine people deported to India from Turkey after suspected ISIS links January 31, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Turkish authorities on Friday deported nine people including five children to India from Turkey. The deported people are sent back to India on the suspicion that they were trying to cross over Syria from the Turkish border. The group had gone to Istanbul on tourist visas and landed in...
  • Pakistan's ISI setting up terror training camps in Thailand, Malaysia to recruit Punjabis: Sources January 30, 2015

    Chandigarh: Pakistan spy unit ISI is setting up terror training camps in Thailand and Malaysia to recruit Punjabis, say sources. The startling revelation was made by former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh Tara during. According to sources, Tara is also believed to have said during the investigation that...
  • US considers Taliban 'an armed insurgency' not 'terrorist' outfit January 29, 2015

    Washington: The US does not consider the Afghan Taliban as a terrorist outfit, describing it as 'an armed insurgency'. It called the Islamic State as a 'terrorist' group, drawing a controversial distinction between the two outfits. "The Taliban is an armed insurgency. ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) is a terrorist...
  • Islamic State threatens to behead Barack Obama, transform America into a Muslim province January 29, 2015

    In yet another video portraying its ugly propaganda, the ISIS has threatened to behead US President Barack Obama at the White House, claim media reports. The video features a jihadist standing above a captured Kurdish soldier and threatening to transform the United States of America into a "Muslim Province." "This is...
  • ISIS appoints former Taliban commander as its Afghanistan-Pakistan chief January 28, 2015

    Islamabad: Dreaded Islamic State terrorist group has appointed a breakaway Taliban commander as its chief in Khurasan, a historic name used by terrorists for an area covering Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of India. In a video posted online, Islamic State (IS) commander Abu Muhammad Al-Adni confirmed the name of former Tehreek-e-...
  • Japan PM slams 'despicable' Islamist execution threat January 28, 2015

    Tokyo: An angry Japanese prime minister on Wednesday slammed as "utterly despicable" an Islamist terrorists threat to kill both a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot unless Amman releases a jihadi bomber. The clock was ticking towards the 24-hour deadline Islamic State group militants set in their latest chilling video, which...
  • Malaysia Airlines website hacked by group claiming support for ISIS January 26, 2015

    Hong Kong: Malaysia Airlines officials were struggling on Monday to restore the embattled carrier's website after it was hacked by a group proclaiming support for the militant Islamic State group. The airline's site was changed, at first displaying a message saying "404 - Plane Not Found" and that it was "Hacked...
  • Arrested Indian accused of passing secrets to Pakistan's ISI January 24, 2015

    Bhubaneshwar: The police arrested a 35-year-old man on Friday in Odisha, accusing him of passing military secrets to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. Police said Ishwar Chandra Behera was passing on information about missile activities conducted at a unit of India's Defence Research & Development Organisation, where he worked as a...