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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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NIA registered 17 cases related to IS in southern states: G Kishan Reddy
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NIA registered 17 cases related to IS in southern states: G Kishan Reddy

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered 17 cases related to the presence of Islamic State (IS) in the southern states of Telangana, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and arrested 122 accused persons, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

US-India resolve to take concerted action against Pak-backed terror groups
International

US-India resolve to take concerted action against Pak-backed terror groups

New Delhi/Washington, Sep 11 The US and India have resolved to take concerted action against pan-Islamist terror groups Al ...

IS inmates stage riot in Kurdish-run Syrian prison
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IS inmates stage riot in Kurdish-run Syrian prison

Damascus, Sep 10 Islamic State (IS) inmates staged a riot inside a prison run by the Kurdish forces ...

Police recover 25-30 kg explosives from ISIS operative intended for use in crowded Delhi area
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Police recover 25-30 kg explosives from ISIS operative intended for use in crowded Delhi area

The police seized 25-30 kg of explosives from ISIS operative Abu Yusuf that he intended to use in a high footfall area in the national capital, Delhi police said on Sunday.

Islamic State terrorist arrested by Delhi Police, two pressure cooker IEDs, pistol recovered
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Islamic State terrorist arrested by Delhi Police, two pressure cooker IEDs, pistol recovered

A Islamic State terrorist was arrested from Ridge Road area in central Delhi after a brief exchange of fire, Delhi Police said on Saturday. Two "pressure cooker" improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered from him.

Suspected IS operative held in Delhi with IEDs
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Suspected IS operative held in Delhi with IEDs

New Delhi, Aug 22 The Delhi Police Special Cell have arrested a suspected Islamic State operative identified as ...

ISKP leader responsible for Jalalabad jail attack killed: Afghanistan intel body
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ISKP leader responsible for Jalalabad jail attack killed: Afghanistan intel body

Abdullah Orakzai, the key leader of the Islamic State in Khorasan Province's (ISKP), who was responsible for the recent Jalalabad prison attack, was killed in an operation by Afghan forces, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) announced on Tuesday.

ISIS operative held in Bengaluru: NIA
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ISIS operative held in Bengaluru: NIA

New Delhi, Aug 18 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said it has arrested an Islamic State ...

IS ambushes pro-govt fighters in Syria, 3 dead
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IS ambushes pro-govt fighters in Syria, 3 dead

Damascus, Aug 16 At least three pro-government fighters were killed and six others wounded in an ambush by ...

Jihadi, mafia and ghost vessels
International

Jihadi, mafia and ghost vessels

More and more 'ghost vessels' are arriving in the South of Italy, all with the same modalities: coming from Turkey, all Pakistani, all men. On sailing ships driven by citizens of a former Soviet Union country. And the authorities are more and more alarmed.

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