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Pompeo says 'every indication' Sri Lanka terror attacks at least inspired by Islamic State

Washington, Apr 25 (Sputnik/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the initial evidence suggests that the Sri Lanka terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday were at least inspired by the Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia).

Terrorism hits Island Nation: Controlled explosion carried out in Sri Lanka's south city

Katuwana (Sri Lanka), Apr 24 (UNI) Sri Lanka’s security forces have carried out a controlled explosion after a suspicious parcel was found in a restaurant in the southern city here, media reported on Wednesday, citing police.

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts touch 359

Colombo, Apr 24 (IBNS): The death toll in the Sri Lankan blasts incidents touched 359, media reports said on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan bombers were well educated: Minister

Colombo, Apr 24 (BNS): Sri Lanka's State Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene on Wednesday said that majority of bombers, who were involved in the suicide blasts in the country, were well educated.

Sri Lankan bombers were well educated: Minister

Colombo, Apr 24 (BNS): Sri Lanka's State Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene on Wednesday said that majority of bombers, who were involved in the suicide blasts in the country, were well educated.

Sri Lankan authorities were warned about possible attacks: Reports

Colombo, Apr 24 (IBNS): Indian intelligence services had warned Sri Lankan officials before the eight blasts that rocked the Island nation on Easter Sunday, media reports said on Wednesday.

ISIS claims responsibility for attack in DR Congo

New York, Apr 19  (IBNS): Islamic State on Friday claimed responsibility for the attack in Democratic Republic of the Congo which claimed lives of two Congolese soldiers and a civilian on Thursday, media reports said.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Quetta blast, Haraza community people continue protest

Islamabad, Apr 14 (IBNS): Terrorist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in Quetta area of Pakistan on Friday which left 20 people killed, media reports said.

IS militants kill tribal fighter, wound two in Iraq

Baghdad, Apr 10 (Xinhua) A paramilitary tribal fighter was killed and two were injured in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants attack near the city of Fallujah in Iraq's western province of al-Anbar, a security source said on Wednesday.

Four IS militants, 2 people killed in Iraq

Baghdad, Apr 9 (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi forces on Monday killed four Islamic State (IS) militants in the country's western province of al-Anbar, while a policeman and a child were killed in the central province of Salahudin, security sources said.

Former Russian officer sentenced to 19 years for IS ties

Moscow, Apr 3 (Xinhua/UNI) Denis Khisamov, a former officer of the Russian Defense Ministry, was sentenced to imprisonment for a term of 19 years for participating in activities of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, Russia's North Caucasus District Military Court in the city of Rostov-on-Don ruled Tuesday.

Two security members, IS militant killed in attacks in Iraq

Baghdad, Mar 31 (Xinhua/UNI) Two security members and an Islamic State (IS) militant were killed Saturday in two incidents in central and western Iraq, security sources said.

SDF declares victory over Islamic state in Syria

Damascus, Mar 23 (UNI): US-backed fighters in Syria's east on Saturday declared their final victory over Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), ending a four-year battle against the group that once held territory spanning a third of Syria and Iraq.

One killed, six injured in bomb attack in central Iraq

Bagdad, Mar 11 (Xinhua/UNI) An explosive expert affiliated to the Iraqi paramilitary Hashd Shaabi forces was killed and six paramilitary members were wounded on Sunday in a roadside bomb explosion in Iraq's north central province of Salahudin, a security source said.

Six IS militants killed in operation in eastern Iraq

Baghdad, Mar 9 (Xinhua/UNI): A total of six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and seven of their hideouts destroyed in a two-week operation by security forces to chase the extremist militants in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial official said on Friday.