Afghanistan: Islamic State terror group claims responsibility for Kandahar mosque blasts
Kabul: The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the blasts in a Shite mosque in Kandahar province on Friday which left over 60 people dead.
Afghanistan: At least 32 dead, dozens injured in Shiite mosque blast in Kandahar
Kabul: A powerful explosion rocked a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar during prayers on Friday, killing at least 32 people and leaving more than 50 others wounded, AFP reported citing local health officials.
Russian govt voices concern over activities of ISIS in Afghanistan
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said the country is concerned over the activity of the Islamic State terrorist group in Afghanistan.
Pakistan: CTD officials detain two ISIS-linked terrorists in Karachi
Islamabad: The Counter-Terrorism Department and a federal intelligence agency of Pakistan carried out a joint raid at New Truck Stand on Karachi's Mauripur Road on Monday and detained two Islamic STate terrorists, media reports said.
Trial begins in 2015 Paris terror attack
Paris: A court in Paris on Wednesday started the trial in the 2015 Paris attacks which left 130 people dead.
Death toll due to Islamic State attack in northern Iraq touches 12: Reports
Baghdad/UNI/Sputnik: The number of police officers killed in the Islamic State terrorist attack in Iraq's northern Kirkuk Governorate rose to 12, Shafaq News reported, citing security sources.
Hope there will not be any further ISIS-K attack in Afghanistan after foreign troops exit: Taliban
Kabul: The Taliban spokesperson has said once the foreign troops exit Afghanistan he hopes the Islamic State will not carry out any attack in the country.
ISIS claims responsibility behind rocket attack on Kabul airport
Kabul/IBNS: The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Kabul airport on Monday, as US troops are racing to complete their troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan and evacuate allies from the war-torn country.
Afghanistan intel had informed US about Kabul airport blasts and role of ISIS: Reports
Kabul: Top sources in the National Directorate of Security in Afghanistan, the country’s national intelligence and security service, have said that the agency had forewarned the United States about the twin blasts that took place in Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International airport which left over 100 people dead and disrupted further the peace in a nation already battered by conflict and Taliban takeover.
Amrullah Saleh says Taliban have links to Islamic State
Kabul: Amrullah Saleh, who has declared himself Afghanistan’s caretaker President, said that the Taliban's denying links to the Islamic State (ISIS) is identical to Pakistan's denial on the Quetta Shura, a militant group composed of leaders of the Afghan Taliban based within the city of Quetta in Balochistan province.
Pentagon warns of a Islamic State offshoot targeting evacuation plane from Kabul
Washington: Pentagon officials have alerted that an Afghan-based Islamic State-offshoot called ISIS-K are 'targeting' evacuation planes flying out of Kabul.
Islamic State threat moves online, expands across Africa: Senior counter-terrorism expert
New York: Two decades after the 11 September terrorist attacks in New York, terror networks Al-Qaida and Islamic State – also known as Da’esh – continue to pose a grave threat to peace and security, adapting to new technologies and moving into some of the world’s most fragile regions, the top UN counter-terrorism official told the Security Council on Thursday.
Mozambique: Islamic State eyeing new target in African nation after Middle East jolt
Washington: A geo-political expert has opined that after suffering defeats in the Middle East region, terror group Islamic State has turned to Africa to reestablish its power.
Iraqi Security Service obtains data on IS leader in Anbar Desert
Baghdad/Sputnik: Iraq has "crucial" intelligence about the current leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, banned in Russia), Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, a spokesman for the country's counter-terrorism service, Sabah al-Numan, told Sputnik on Tuesday, adding that the service makes constant surveillance of his activities in the country's western desert areas.
Iraqi police capture 13 suspected IS militants in Baghdad countryside
Baghdad/Sputnik: The Iraqi interior ministry announced Sunday that 13 people believed to be members of the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) were captured near Baghdad, according to media reports.