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Turkey arrests senior IS member behind bomb attacks in 20 countries

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkey has arrested and is now interrogating Ebu Cihad al-Din al-Nasir Ubeyde, a senior Islamic State (IS) member, codenamed Yusuf Huda, who is behind the attacks in 20 countries, the Turkish Interior Minister said.

US charges citizen with aiding Islamic state online recruitment - Justice Dept.

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: A US citizen faces charges of helping the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) develop computer code to preserve its recruitment propaganda following removal by social media censors, the Department of Justice said in a statement.

German police arrest man on suspicion of preparing terror attack

Berlin/Xinhua/UNI: German authorities arrested a man suspected "of preparing a serious violent act threatening the state", the German federal public prosecutor announced on Tuesday.

Terror threat in Afghanistan may lead to attacks in neighboring states - SCO Chief

United Nations/Sputnik/UNI: The terror threat in Afghanistan and its border area is worrying and can spread instability and terrorist activities throughout Central and South Asian countries, Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Secretary-General Vladimir Norov said in a UN-SCO high-level meeting.

Ankara contributed to elimination of IS leader Al-Baghdadi: Turkish Foreign Minister

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says that the elimination of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, also known as ISIS, banned in Russia), became possible after his confidant, detained in Ankara, pointed to the leader's location.

ISIS terrorists surrender to security forces in Afghanistan

Kabul/IBNS: A group of Islamic State terrorists, which included foreign nationals, surrendered to the security forces in Afghanistan's  Nangarhar province.

IS militants detained in Tajikistan admit preparing terror attacks - Security Committee

Dushanbe/Sputnik/UNI: The people who have staged at attack on the border crossing checkpoint at the Tajik-Uzbek border are members of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia), and they have admitted preparing to stage terror attacks, a representative of the Tajik State Committee for National Security told Sputnik on Wednesday.

IS militants flee Syria to uncontrolled mountainous areas in northern Iraq - Reports

Moscow, Nov 5 (Sputnik/UNI) Militants of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) are fleeing Syria and moving to ungoverned areas in northern Iraq, media reported, citing US military and commanders of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the region, who also hint at the threat of the re-emergence of the self-proclaimed "caliphate."

Turkish authorities capture IS leader Baghdadi's sister, her family - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Turkish authorities have detained the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) Abu Bakr Baghdadi's older sister and her family in northern Syria, media reported, citing senior Turkish official.

ISIS says Bangladeshi terrorists support their new leader

Dhaka/IBNS: A media arm of terror group Islamic State has claimed that terrorists from Egypt's Sinai and Bangladesh have pledged allegiance to the new leader of the outfit following the death of  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, media reports said.

Islamic State confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, names his successor

Washington/IBNS: Terror group Islamic State has announced Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi as its new leader following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

United Nations unable to verify Baghdadi’s death - Spokesman

United Nations/ Sputnik/UNI: The United Nations cannot verify the credibility of the United States’ statement announcing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia), and believes that such information has to be confirmed by the various authorities on the ground, UN spokesperson Farhan Haq said in a press briefing on Monday.

US calls for ending violence in protest-torn Iraq - State Department

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) The United States is calling for ending violence in protest-torn Iraq, US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement on Sunday.

Islamic State spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir killed

Aleppo/IBNS: Spokesman of terrorist group Islamic State- Abu Hassan al-Muhajir- has been killed by security forces in Syria.

'Not a big deal' - Iranian minister on IS leader Baghdadi's elimination by US troops

Moscow/ Sputnik/UNI: Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi on Sunday said that the elimination of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, ISIS, banned in Russia) by the US air force was not "a big deal" and that Washington had simply destroyed its own "creature."