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Afghanistan: UN report warns expanding threat from ISIS, Al-Qaeda

Kabul: In its new report, the United Nations has warned that the threat from terror groups such as Islamic State and Al-Qaeda is expanding in many places in Afghanistan where the security situation remains fragile with uncertainty surrounding the peace process and a risk of further deterioration.

ISIS gaining ground in northern Afghanistan, warns Russian foreign minister

ISIS militants are building up their forces in northern Afghanistan amid foreign troop withdrawal, warned Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week, saying the development is worrying for Moscow.

Maldives struggles to bring back children of Maldivian ISIS terrorist stuck in Afghanistan

Saifiu and his wife, both Maldivian nationals, were arrested by Afghan authorities in 2018 from eastern Nangarhar province, where they had joined ISIS. Since then, they, along with their children, are in an Afghan prison. The Maldivian government despite making several efforts have failed to repatriate their children.

Man pleads guilty to attempting to provide material support to ISIS and attempting to commit an attack at a Toledo-Area synagogue: US Department of Justice 

Washington: Damon M. Joseph, aka Abdullah Ali Yusuf, 23, of Holland, Ohio, pleaded guilty today to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, aka ISIS, and attempting to commit a hate crime, for planning an attack on a synagogue in the Toledo, Ohio area.

Mozambique: Islamic State eyeing new target in African nation after Middle East jolt

Washington: A geo-political expert has opined that after suffering defeats in the Middle East region, terror group Islamic State has turned to Africa to reestablish its power.

Afghanistan: 7 ISIS terrorists killed during operation

Kabul: At least seven ISIS terrorists died during an operation conducted by the National Directorate of Security personnel in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Monday.

Iraqi police capture 13 suspected IS militants in Baghdad countryside

Baghdad/Sputnik: The Iraqi interior ministry announced Sunday that 13 people believed to be members of the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) were captured near Baghdad, according to media reports.

Iraqi security forces arrest 7 ISIS terrorists in country's Northern Nineveh province

Moscow/Sputnik: The Iraqi intelligence forces said on Saturday that they had arrested seven terrorists linked to the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia), who were plotting terrorist attacks in the northern province of Nineveh.

Iraqi military kills Islamic State leader in country: Prime Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: The Iraqi armed forces killed a commander of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) who referred to himself as the IS leader in Iraq, Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said on Thursday.

Pakistan: Funeral of 11 coal miners killed in Machh terror attack held

Islamabad: Funeral of the 11 coal miners, who were killed in a terror attack on Sunday, was held in Pakistan's Machh region on Monday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: ISIS finance manager arrested

Kabul: Afghanistan security forces have arrested six terrorists, including the finance manager of terror group Islamic State, media reports said on Wednesday.

Iraqi security forces discover IS Terrorists' Arms Depot North of Baghdad: Military

Cairo/Sputnik: The Iraqi security forces have discovered a large ammunition depot belonging to the Islamic State terrorist group north of Baghdad, the country's defense ministry said on Sunday.

Iraqi forces killed over 40 ISIS militants during operation in South of Mosul: Army Spokesman

Moscow/Sputnik: The Iraqi army has killed 42 members of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) in an operation south of the city of Mosul in the country's north, Yehia Rasool, the spokesman for the country's commander-in-chief, said on Sunday.

Iraq: ISIS terrorists target 2 oil wells

Baghdad/UNI: Members of the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization have attacked two oil wells in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk, the Shafaq news agency reported on Wednesday, citing a source in the local police.

Anti-IS coalition deputy commander says fractioned terror group ‘down but not out’

Washington/Sputnik: The Islamic State terror group has been significantly weakened but remains a threat, Operation Inherent Resolve Deputy Commander, Maj Gen Kevin Copsey, said on Monday.