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Iraq: Investigative team reaches ‘next level’ in bid to bring ISIL terrorists to justice

New York: Providing justice for the communities impacted by the ISIL terror network in Iraq remains the key focus of the UN investigative team there, Special Adviser Christian Ritscher told the Security Council on Monday.

Afghanistan: Senior Taliban cleric, who favoured girl education, dies in suicide attack in Kabul, ISIS claims responsibility

Kabul: A prominent Afghanistan cleric, who supported Taliban and favoured girl education, died in a suicide blast at his madressah in Kabul city on Thursday.

Da’esh, affiliates remain ‘global and evolving’ threat, Security Council hears

New York: In a joint briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, UN counterterrorism officials confirmed that the threat posed by Da’esh terrorist fighters and their affiliates remains “global and evolving”.

ILO calls for adequate workers conditions during extreme heat in Iraq

New York: The UN labour agency, ILO, says it is becoming increasingly concerned about working conditions in Iraq, where temperatures have soared to 50 degrees Celsius in recent weeks.

1,800 ISIS terrorists released from Afghanistan's Bagram and Pul-e-Charkhi prisons when Kabul fell: Taliban minister

Kabul: Afghanistan's Taliban government has said 1,800 ISIS terrorists were released from Bagram and Pul-e-Charkhi prisons after they came to power last year.

6 Iraqi policemen killed in Islamic State attack

Baghdad/UNI/Xinhua: Six police officers were killed and six others wounded in an attack by militants of the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq's Salahudin Province, north of Baghdad, a provincial police source said on Wednesday.

ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul Gurdwara attack, cites retaliation for 'insults' to Prophet: Report

Kabul/IBNS: Terror outfit ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Gurdwara in Afghanistan, claiming it was retaliation for 'insults' to Prophet Muhammed.

Afghanistan: Taliban forces kill ISIS commander

Kabul: The Taliban operated security forces have killed a key ISIS commander in Afghanistan's Bagrami district, media reports said on Tuesday.

‘Great progress’ being made bringing Da’esh/ISIL terrorists to justice, Security Council hears

New York: Crimes committed by the Da’esh terror network in Iraq constitute some of the “most gruesome acts we have seen in recent history”, the UN Special Advisor reminded the Security Council on Wednesday.

Mazar-e-Sharif blasts: ISIS claims responsibility

Kabul: Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the twin blasts in Afghanistan's Mazar-e-Sharif city on Thursday which left at least nine people dead.

Iraq: Seven IS militants killed

Baghdad/UNI/Xinhua: Seven Islamic State militants were killed in Iraqi airstrikes in Kirkuk and Salahudin provinces, including a local leader of the extremist group, security sources said on Friday.

Afghanistan: US B-52 bombers target ISIS hideouts

Kabul: The US Air Force has carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS hideouts using the B-52 bombers in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, media reports said on Wednesday.

ISIS activities key destabilizing factor in Afghanistan : Russian Diplomat

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Russia's military performance in Syria has considerably weakened the Islamic State terrorist group but the extremist organization continues to pose serious threat to stability in Afghanistan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said on Monday.

5 Islamic State militants killed in N Iraq airstrike

Baghdad/UNI/Xinhua: Five Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Wednesday in an airstrike in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, said the Iraqi military.

Syria: Over 200 IS militants surrender

Damascus/UNI: Around 250 militants have surrendered after Kurdish-led forces in Syria surrounded Ghwayran prison seized earlier by the Islamic State (IS) group, BBC reported on Wednesday.