ISIS

  • ISIS releases 49 Turkish hostages 20 hours 28 minutes ago

    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 23 hours 15 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 counter-terrorism operation 2 days ago

    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 counter-terrorism operation. Abbott said there was a "serious risk from a terrorist attack" days after...
  • ISIS releases new video showing explosion and acts of terror 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • After beheading, Cameron says, 'They are not Muslims, they are monsters' 5 days ago

    London:The beheading of a British aid worker by the dreaded Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was described Sunday by Prime Minister David Cameron as an act of "pure evil" even as Britain confirmed that the video showing the gruesome killing was genuine. The 44-year-old aid worker David Haines was...
  • UK names second hostage held by Islamic State 6 days ago

    London: British officials have named a second UK hostage being held by the Islamic State group. Alan Henning is being threatened with death in the latest Islamic State video, which announced the beheading of another British hostage, David Haines. In the video, Henning is shown briefly on camera and also threatened...
  • Britain vows to hunt down ‘evil’ killers of aid worker 6 days ago

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Sunday that Britain would hunt down the killers of an aid worker beheaded by the Islamic State, which he described as the "embodiment of evil". Cameron said Britain was prepared to "take whatever steps are necessary" after David Haines became the third Western hostage...
  • For traumatised Iraqi refugees, psychological aid first 6 days ago

    Zakho: Fourteen-year-old Yusra wipes away a tear before laying her head on the shoulder of aid worker Parzhin, after facing up to her fears and telling her story. Yusra and her Yazidi family were forced to seek refuge in Zakho, a town in northern Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, after fleeing a...
  • Islamic State group's war chest is growing daily 6 days ago

    Washington: Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to US intelligence officials and private experts. The extremist group's resources exceed that "of any...
  • Britain's Cameron to chair emergency meeting after hostage killed 6 days ago

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron is to chair a meeting of the government's emergency response committee on Sunday to discuss an Islamic State (IS) video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines. IS militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released the video on Saturday. Reuters could not immediately verify...
  • Arrest of ISI spies have created panic among people: M Karunanidhi 6 days ago

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi said the arrest of ISI spies and their activities in Tamil Nadu has created panic among people and asked why no arrests have been made in connection with the May 1 twin bomb blasts in a train at the Central Railway Station in which a...
  • Women in ISIS have their own media channel 6 days ago

    ISIS has its own female brigade who serve their extremist ideas. These women have their own media channels and actively post blogs. 15 per cent of ISIS recruitment's are considered to be women. From firing an AK-47 to cleaning weapons, they know it all. ...
  • Obama condemns 'barbaric murder' of British aid worker by ISIS 6 days ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has condemned the "barbaric murder" of a British citizen by terrorist group Islamic State, which in the recent weeks has killed two American journalists. "The United States strongly condemns the barbaric murder of UK citizen David Haines by the terrorist group ISIL. Our hearts go out...
  • Islamic State video purports to show beheading of UK hostage David Haines 1 week ago

    Baghdad: Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday which purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines. David Haines, a 44-year-old father of two from Perth in Scotland, was kidnapped in 2013 while working for the French agency ACTED. The video entitled, "A...
  • China unlikely to join Obama's anti-ISIS coalition: Report September 12, 2014

    Beijing: Though facing militancy in its restive Xinjiang province, China is unlikely to join the US- led campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but will provide moral support, the state media reported on Friday. China may not directly join the anti-ISIS coalition being cobbled by US President Barack...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 11, 2014

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  • Respect sovereignty in fight against terrorism: China September 11, 2014

    Beijing: China on Thursday called for respecting sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries in the fight against terrorism, as US President Barack Obama vowed to expand airstrikes in Iraq and Syria to contain the Islamic State militants. "We hold that in the international struggle against terrorism, the international law should be...
  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 11, 2014

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • Chennai: NIA arrests Sri Lankan national on suspicion of being an ISI agent September 11, 2014

    Chennai: In the latest development in arrest of alleged ISI espionage Arun Selvarajan, a Srilankan national, the Nitional Investigation Agency has produced the accused in POTA court of Chinnai on Thursday. The NIA has searched the accused house and recovered hard discs, pen drives, micro-tape cassettes, an I-pad, a lap...
  • Displaced Iraqis brace for onset of Kurdish winter September 11, 2014

    Khanke: Displaced Iraqis who escaped a jihadist-led onslaught north of Baghdad during the scorching summer are braced to face another enemy: the onset of winter in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan. At the newest camp in Khanke, a few kilometres from the Turkish border in Iraq's Dohuk province, lorries have been...
  • Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for the first time to root out ISIS September 11, 2014

    Washington: Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized US airstrikes inside Syria for the first time on Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of a broad mission to root out the violent Islamic State militants whose reign of terror has...
  • Obama to address nation, spell out policy to tackle ISIS September 10, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will address the nation on Wednesday night to spell out America's policy on ISIS terror group which has gained control over large parts of Iraq and Syria, threatening peace in the entire Middle East region. "What the President will talk about in the speech is...
  • US President Obama to announce new strategy to tackle ISIS September 9, 2014

    US President Barack Obama is to announce on Wednesday the new strategy to tackle ISIS even as the group has released a new propaganda video. The video shows the capture allegedly of a key airbase in Syria. ...
  • Shia outfit announces reward of Rs 1 crore on ISIS, Taliban chief September 9, 2014

    Lucknow: After al-Qaeda's announcement of formation of an Indian wing, an organisation of Shia Muslims has announced a reward of Rs one crore each for the killing of the chiefs of ISIS, al-Qaeda, Jamaat-u-Dawa, Taliban and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen. "At the meeting of our all India executive on September 6, we discussed...
  • John Kerry to travel to Middle East to build coalition against ISIS September 9, 2014

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry would travel to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss with leaders of the region the current situation in Iraq and build an international coalition against the Islamic State. "On September 9th, Kerry will depart for travel to Amman, Jordan, and Jeddah, Saudi...