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ISIS Khorasan branch new leader is Pak-based Haqqani Network terrorist, claims Afghanistan Minister

Kabul: An Afghanistan minister has claimed that the new leader of ISIS Khorasan branch in the country is a Pakistan-based Haqqani Network terrorist.

Afghanistan: Afghan forces arrest top ISIS leader

Kabul: Afghanistan security forces have arrested  a top commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K), media reports said on Wednesday.

Key ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed 

Kabul:  The Afghan intelligence agency---the National Directorate of Security (NDS)--on Saturday said its members have killed ISIS Khorasan branch intelligence chief, media reports said.

Turkish police detain 11 IS suspects in Istanbul

Istanbul/Xinhua: Turkish police on Wednesday detained 11 people, including nine foreign nationals, in Istanbul over their suspected links to the Islamic State (IS), local media reported.

Two officers, border guard killed in IS attacks in Iraq

Baghdad/Xinhua:  Two Iraqi officers and a border guard were killed in two attacks by the Islamic State (IS) militants in western Iraq, the Iraqi military said.

Senior Iraqi army officer killed in IS attack near Baghdad

Baghdad/Xinhua: A commander of an Iraqi army's brigade was killed on Friday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in the north of the capital Baghdad, the Iraqi military said.

Russian warplanes target IS positions in eastern Syria's desert

Damascus/Xinhua: Russian warplanes on Monday struck positions of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the desert region in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.

Russian FSB Detains IS Supporter Who Planned Terrorist Attack in Astrakhan Region

Rostov-on-Don, Russia/Sputnik: A sympathizer of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia), who planned a terrorist attack in the Astrakhan region, has been detained, the spokesman of the regional department of the Federal Security Service (FSB) told Sputnik on Tuesday.

French extremist sentenced to 30 years in jail for IS group execution in Syria – Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: A court in Paris has sentenced Tyler Vilus to 30 years in jail for his role in an Islamic State (IS, terrorist organization, banned in Russia) group execution in Syria, according to French media reports.

Eight killed in IS attack in eastern Iraq

Baghdad/Xinhua: Eight people were killed and six others wounded on Sunday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial police source said.

Iraq: 2 soldiers, 2 IS militants killed in airstrike and bomb attack

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI: Two soldiers and two Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Monday in an airstrike and a bomb attack in the Iraqi provinces of Nineveh and Diyala, Iraqi military said.

US court sentences Pakistan-American woman to 13 years of imprisonment for funding ISIS

New York/IBNS: A Pakistani-American woman was sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment by a United States' Federal Court for attempting to provide material support to the terrorist organization ISIS, officials said.

Four IS terrorists killed in encounter in east Pakistan

Islamabad/Xinhua/UNI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan police claimed on Sunday morning to have killed four Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Bahawalpur district in the country's eastern Punjab province.

Iraqi forces launch offensive to hunt down IS remnants in 3 provinces

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI:  Iraqi security forces on Sunday launched an offensive to hunt down remnants of Islamic State (IS) militants in the desert and rugged areas in the provinces of Anbar, Salahudin and Nineveh as well as the border areas with Syria.

Afghanistan: ISIS terrorists target funeral in Nangarhar during Ramadan, 24 killed

Kabul/IBNS: In the holy month of Ramadan, terrorists targeted a funeral in Afghanistan's Nangarhar region which left 24 people dead and 70 others injured, media reports said on Wednesday.