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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.

Iraqi security forces arrest 7 ISIS terrorists in country's Northern Nineveh province

Moscow/Sputnik: The Iraqi intelligence forces said on Saturday that they had arrested seven terrorists linked to the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia), who were plotting terrorist attacks in the northern province of Nineveh.

Don't blackmail me: Imran Khan tells protesting Hazara community members

Islamabad: PM Imran Khan on Friday targeted the protesting Hazara community members, who are demonstrating for the past several days over the killing of the coal miners in Machh region by terrorists on Sunday, and said they should not 'blackmail' him.

Afghanistan: ISIS finance manager arrested

Kabul: Afghanistan security forces have arrested six terrorists, including the finance manager of terror group Islamic State, media reports said on Wednesday.

Iraqi security forces discover IS Terrorists' Arms Depot North of Baghdad: Military

Cairo/Sputnik: The Iraqi security forces have discovered a large ammunition depot belonging to the Islamic State terrorist group north of Baghdad, the country's defense ministry said on Sunday.

Iraqi forces killed over 40 ISIS militants during operation in South of Mosul: Army Spokesman

Moscow/Sputnik: The Iraqi army has killed 42 members of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) in an operation south of the city of Mosul in the country's north, Yehia Rasool, the spokesman for the country's commander-in-chief, said on Sunday.

NATO will not let IS 'rebuild' in Afghanistan: Stoltenberg

Brussels/UNI: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday that NATO will never-ever allow Islamic State terrorist group to rebuild itself in Afghanistan.

Turkish police detain 18 Islamic State suspects in Istanbul

Istanbul/UNI: Turkish police launched simultaneous operations against suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Istanbul and detained at least 18 people, local media reported on Saturday.

US: Bangladeshi couple plead guilty to conspiring to provide material support to ISIS

Philadelphia: United States Attorney William M. McSwain and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers announced that Shahidul Gaffar, 40, and Nabila Khan, 35, both residents of Pennsylvania, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide material support and resources to ISIS, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization.