IS The Islamic State

IS The Islamic State

Baghdadi's aide was key to his capture

Baghdadi would sometimes hold strategy talks with his commanders in moving minibuses packed with vegetables in order to avoid detection, Ismael al-Ethawi told officials after he was arrested by Turkish authorities and handed to the Iraqis.

Trump confirms death of Islamic State chief Baghdadi in US raid

President Donald Trump says that elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying "like a dog," in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria.

Instructions from headquarters: Islamic State's new guerrilla manual

After losing territory, Islamic State fighters are turning to guerrilla war - and the group's newspaper is telling them exactly how to do it.

Shamima won’t be allowed to enter Bangladesh: Foreign Ministry

Affirming the country’s stance of zero tolerance to terrorism and violent extremism, the government of Bangladesh states that it will not allow Shamima Begum to enter to the country.

US designates ‘IS-Bangladesh’ as Foreign Terrorist Organisation

The US Treasury Department has added two individuals and seven organizations including “ISIS-Bangladesh” to its sanctions list for global terrorism, it said on Tuesday.

Putin, Trump agree to defeat IS in Syria: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in a joint statement on Syria, agreed to continue joint efforts on fighting Islamic State until it is defeated, the Kremlin says.

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: Monitor

US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.

Russia claims to have killed IS leader Baghdadi

Russia's Defense Ministry says it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May.

Fight to the end, IS boss Baghdadi urges Mosul jihadists

Jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on his fighters to resist as Iraqi forces were poised Thursday to enter the city of Mosul where he declared a "caliphate" two years ago.

Southeast Asia could be next ISIS battleground: Experts

As ISIS loses ground in Middle East, there are fears it will take its fight elsewhere, especially in Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines.

‘Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS jihadists dead’

Iraqi security forces ended an attack by the Islamic State group in Kirkuk city, killing at least 74 jihadists in three days of clashes, the provincial governor says.

IS-inspired Briton guilty of murdering Bangladeshi imam

A British man is sentenced to at least 24 years in prison for the murder of a Muslim cleric of Bangladeshi origin who practiced a form of faith healing condemned by the Islamic State group.

Killed militant Adnani 'played role in IS during Dhaka attack'

Islamic State group spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani who was killed yesterday, played a major role in the group during some of the most high-profile attacks including Dhaka café attack, a US defence official says.

France church attackers 'smiled' and spoke of Quran

One of the jihadists who murdered an elderly French priest smiled as he carried out the attack, and nuns who witnessed the grisly murder said the killers spoke about the Quran.

Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of 2,000 a month in the past year.

Nuclear terrorist attack would 'change our world', says Obama

President Barack Obama tells a nuclear summit in the US that the threat of a nuclear terrorist attack persists and the world must be resolute in foiling it. More than 50 nations were represented at the summit.

Malaysia arrests 15 over alleged IS links

Malaysian authorities say 15 people suspected of planning attacks on the country have been arrested.

Air strikes kill ‘Bangladeshi militant’ in Syria

10 alleged members of Islamic State (IS) including a Bangladeshi are killed in coalition force’s air strikes in Syria and Iraq in last one month, according to a list prepared by the US military.

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