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Islamic State

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, officially as the Islamic State, and by its Arabic language acronym Daesh, is a Salafi jihadist militant group and former unrecognised proto-state that follows a fundamentalist, Salafi doctrine of Sunni Islam.

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Jofra Archer not impressed by Taslima Nasreen's remarks on Moeen Ali, wants author to delete tweet
Cricket

Jofra Archer not impressed by Taslima Nasreen's remarks on Moeen Ali, wants author to delete tweet

Jofra Archer might be an aggressive bowler on the field but the England pacer won hearts with his calm and composed reply to Bangladesh author Taslima Nasreen on Tuesday.

ISJK terrorist held in Jammu
National

ISJK terrorist held in Jammu

One Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) terrorist was arrested from Kotli Jhajjar area in a joint operation by Special Operations Group (SOG) and Jammu Police on Sunday.

Attackers killed in Indonesia church blast linked to terror group
International

Attackers killed in Indonesia church blast linked to terror group

Indonesian police have said the suicide bombers who died in a blast outside a Roman Catholic church on Sulawesi Island on Sunday were a man and woman who were members of a Muslim terrorist network linked to the Islamic State group.

Niger border attack toll climbs to 137
International

Niger border attack toll climbs to 137

Niamey, March 23 The death toll in an attack by armed assailants on several villages in Niger near ...

40 killed in Niger border attack
International

40 killed in Niger border attack

Niamey, March 22 At least 40 people were killed when a group of armed assailants attacked several villages ...

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Southern Philippines
International

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Southern Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants more than a year ago have been rescued in the southern Philipines, the police said.

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Southern Philippines
International

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Southern Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants more than a year ago have been rescued in the southern Philipines, the police said.

5 coal miners, 2 rescuers killed in coal mining disaster in Balochistan's Harnai district
International

5 coal miners, 2 rescuers killed in coal mining disaster in Balochistan's Harnai district

At least five coal miners and two rescuers died due to suffocation after a methane gas fire broke out in the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan. This is the second mine disaster in the region within a week.

2 killed, 1 injured in landmine blast in Syria's Hama Province
International

2 killed, 1 injured in landmine blast in Syria's Hama Province

Two people were killed and one was injured in a landmine explosion in the Salamiyah area, east of Syria's Hama, a local medical source told Sputnik on Friday.

Turkish police detain 9 IS suspects in Istanbul
International

Turkish police detain 9 IS suspects in Istanbul

Turkish police on Friday launched operations against suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) and detained nine suspects, local media reported.

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