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Five IS militants killed in attacks in central Iraq

Baghdad, May 25 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of five Islamic State (IS) militants and seven other people were killed Saturday in separate attacks, targeting security forces and farmers in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, security sources said.

Iraq : Six IS would-be suicide bombers killed

Baghdad, May 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi security forces on Monday killed six would-be suicide bombers affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) militant group in an operation in Iraq's western province of Anbar, the Iraqi military said.

Lanka not yet free of global terrorism, warns PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Colombo, May 8 (UNI) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that despite restored normalcy due to the swift government action after the church attacks, the threats of global terrorism were not over in the country.

Sri Lankan official says all those involved in Easter Sunday attacks have been arrested or killed

Colombo, May 7 (IBNS):  Acting Inspector General of Sri Lankan Police C.D. Wickremaratne on on Monday said all those, who were involved in the recent terror attacks in the Island Nation on Easter Sunday, have been identified and all of them were either arrested or killed.

Heads of German, Iraqi Govts want anti-IS fight to continue in light of Baghdadi video

Berlin, May 1 (Sputnik/UNI) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi have called for the continuation of the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia) in the wake of the release of a video featuring a man who resembles IS leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi.

Easter Sunday attacks: Sri Lankan government lifts ban on social media

Colombo, May 1 (IBNS): The Sri Lankan government has lifted the ban on the social media which was imposed following the Easter Sunday blasts which had rocked the Island nation last week.

Dhaka cocktail attack on cops: ISIS claims responsibility

Dhaka: Apr 30 (IBNS): Militant activity watchdog SITE Intelligence Group on Tuesday claimed that Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the cocktail attack on police in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday.

Islamic State takes responsibility for attack in Kalmunai town during police raids

Colombo, Apr 28 (IBNS): Terrorist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the clash with Sri Lankan forces in Kalmunai town on Saturday.

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in eastern city effective immediately after three explosions

Moscow, Apr 27 (Sputnik/UNI) Sri Lanka has instated a curfew effective immediately in its eastern city of Kalmunai following three explosions in the area, local media reported, citing police.

Around 130 ISIS linked suspects are in Sri Lanka: Maithripala Sirisena

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): At a time when the nation witnessed a massive terror attack on Easter Sunday, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday said country's intelligence services believed around 130 suspects linked to Islamic State (IS) group were in the country.

Sri Lanka: Suspected man arrested over ISIS links

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): Sri Lankan police have arrested a man from Dharga Town in Aluthgama area of the country for allegedly maintaining interactions with the Islamic State (IS) through social media platform of Facebook on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.

Six IS militants killed in operation in northern Iraq

Baghdad, Apr 25 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi security forces on Thursday killed six Islamic State (IS) militants in an operation at a rugged area in the northern province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi military said.

Iraqi Kurdish leader seeks US support to resettle one million victims of Islamic State : Pence

Washington, Apr 25 (Sputnik/UNI) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government appealed for continued US support to return more that 1 million Iraqis displaced by the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) during a telephone conversation with Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday, according to a readout of the conversation.

Easter Day terror attacks: Sri Lanka to stop visa-on-arrival for citizens of 39 nations

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): At a time when the country is still recovering from the eight suicide blasts on Sunday, the Sri Lankan government has suspended its plans to grant visas on arrival to citizens of 39 countries.

Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary resigns after suicide bomb attacks

Colombo, Apr 25 (IBNS):  Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando on Thursday said that he has resigned taking responsibility for the series of suicide bomb attacks in the country's capital city last Sunday, media reports said.