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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.

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.

Local IS leader arrested in eastern Afghanistan

Kabul/Xinhua: The Afghan National Police (ANP) arrested four Islamic State (IS) members including one of the group's key leaders in eastern Kunar province, the Ministry of Interior said Wednesday.

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.

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.

Three IS suspects arrested in southern Spain

Madrid/Xinhua/UNI: Three members of the Islamic State (IS), including one described as "one of the most wanted foreign fighters", have been arrested in the city of Almeria in southern Spain, Spain's Interior Ministry confirmed.

Sikh gurudwara attack plotter ISKP chief Aslam Farooqui admits his link with Pakistan's ISI

Kabul/IBNS: Exposing a Pakistan link to the Sikh Gurudrawa attack in Afghanistan's Kabul city, arrested so-called emir of Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) Mawlawi Abdullah aka Aslam Farooqui has confessed his strong relationship with Pak spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Twelve IS inmates escape prison in NE Syria

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI:  A total of 12 inmates of the Islamic State (IS) militant group escaped a prison run by Kurdish militia in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah on Sunday, state TV reported.

US: Pakistani doctor arrested for trying to help Islamic State

Minnesota/IBNS: A Pakistani doctor, who expressed his desire to conduct “lone wolf” terrorist attacks in the United States,  has been arrested at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for allegedly trying to help terror group ISIS.

Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria's capital

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: A senior Iranian revolutionary guard member was gunned down in the capital Damascus on Friday, a war monitor reported on Saturday.

India condemns terror attack in Afghanistan

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian government on Saturday condemned the attack in Kabul city of Afghanistan which left 27 people killed.

Afghanistan: 46 ISIS fighters surrender to ANDSF

Kabul/IBNS: A group of 46 ISIS fighters have renounced violence and surrendered to Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in eastern Kunar province, on Saturday.

ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul attack

Kabul/IBNS: The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in Kabul on Friday which claimed 27 lives.

Easter Sunday terror attack: Sri Lankan parliamentary committee proposes burqa ban 

Colombo/IBNS: In the wake of the terror attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday last year, a Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Security in the country has proposed to immediately ban attire such as the burqa and suspend the registration of political parties on an ethnic and religious basis, media reports said.