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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attacks in Northern Burkina Faso - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Islamic State terrorist organization (banned in Russia) claimed responsibility for the recent attacks in Burkina Faso that took dozens of lives, Reuters news agency reported on Friday, citing the organization's statement.

Syrian troops repel Islamist onslaught on Idlib’s Qarratin al-Qabira: Russian military

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A hundred Syrian jihadists tried to storm the Idlib village of Qarratin al-Qabira over the weekend but was repelled by government forces, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Syria reconciliation center said Sunday.

US took custody of 15 Islamic State children, 6 adults in war on terror – Senior Official

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US government has taken custody this year of 15 American children of parents associated with the Islamic State terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) and of eight adults of whom six are being prosecuted for terror-related offenses, a senior Trump administration told a Department of State briefing.

IS using Afghanistan to prepare for Central Asia invasion - Russian Security Council Chief

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: The Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia) is consolidating its forces in Afghanistan in preparation for an invasion of the Central Asian countries, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said on Wednesday.

Two cops killed by Islamic State militants in north Iraq

Baghdad/UNI: Two police personnel were killed by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's northern province Kirkuk on Sunday, the Iraqi military said.

US Envoy to Coalition Fighting Islamic State Visits Iraq to Keep Up Pressure - State Dept

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US Special Envoy charged with maintaining the Coalition to fight the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia) is visiting Baghdad to ensure continued alliance coordination, the Department of State said in a media note on Friday.

Trump, Macron spar over need to return fighters from ISIS

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron appeared at odds on Tuesday during a press conference in London when the two leaders discussed efforts to take back citizens who joined the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia).

ISIS claims responsibility for London stabbing; judgement on Pak-origin attacker had spoken of his madrassa radicalisation

London/IBNS: The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge stabbing attack incident which left two people dead on Friday even as more information coming to fore showed that the attacker, a Pakistani origin man, had been radicalised in madrassa to prepare for acts of terrorism in Kashmir and the United Kingdom (UK).

Turkey to deport 11 French IS suspects: minister

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkey will deport 11 French national Islamic State (IS) suspects to their home country next month, said Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu on Thursday.

Dhaka cafe attack: Anti-terrorism court sentences seven to death

Dhaka/IBNS: An Anti-terrorism tribunal court in Bangladesh on Wednesday awarded death sentence to seven convicts in the 2016 Dhaka cafe attack which had claimed 22 lives, media reports said.

Iraq boosts security on Syrian border to prevent IS Terrorist Infiltration: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Iraqi border guards along the Iraqi-Syrian frontier have increased security measures to prevent terrorists from finding their way into the country, national media reported.

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.