New York: Every effort must be made to support the Yazidi community in Iraq, the United Nations said on Wednesday, marking eight years since the extremist group ISIL launched a brutal assault on the religious minority.
Mehtarlam, Afghanistan: Security forces have killed at least three Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province, a local official said on Friday.
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.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: United States military killed a leader of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS), banned in Russia, during an airstrike in Syria, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Baghdad/UNI/Xinhua: Eleven Iraqi soldiers were killed in an attack by the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq's Diyala province, the police said on Friday.
Damascus/UNI/Xinhua: Five Syrian soldiers were killed and 20 others wounded when the Islamic State militants targeted their military bus in eastern Syria overnight Sunday, the media reported on Monday.
Dushanbe/UNI/Sputnik: The Taliban are granting Afghan passports to members of Al-Qaeda and Islamic State (IS, ISIS, both banned in Russia), Afghan Ambassador to Tajikistan Muhammad Zahir Agbar has told Sputnik.
Kabul: Terrorist outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan Branch (ISIS-K) has claimed responsibility for the attack on the General Directorate of Passport in Afghanistan capital Kabul that was thwarted by the Taliban affiliates.
Kabul: The Taliban have arrested 11 suspected members of Islamic State Khorasan Province (IS-KP), a regional affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) group, from Afghanistan's Daikundi province, media reports said on Tuesday.
Kandahar, Afghanistan: The Taliban have conducted operations against the fighters of Islamic State Khorasan Province (IS-KP), a regional affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) group, in four districts of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, media reports said on Monday.
Kabul: Hamdullah Mukhles, a key and senior commander of the Taliban and one who entered the Presidential Palace on Aug 15, has died during the attack on a hospital in Kabul on Tuesday.