Islamic State

Canadian police arrest man over 'hoax' Islamic State activity

Shehroze Chaudhry, made social media posts talking about his role with Islamic State, gave several media interviews but a police investigation found the 25-year-old had no links to the group.

26/09/2020
AN ISIS fighter uses his phone to  lm a military parade in Syria’s northern Raqqa province in 2014
Saudi Arabia condemns 7 Islamist militants to death over Shi'ites' killing

In 2014, members of the Sunni Muslim jihadist group opened fire on Shi'ites who were celebrating Ahura, killing eight.

By REUTERS
02/09/2020
AN ISIS fighter uses his phone to  lm a military parade in Syria’s northern Raqqa province in 2014
UK court lifts bar on info transfer over Islamic State 'Beatles' to US

The Beatles is the name given to a a four-strong Islamic State unit because they were English speakers.

By REUTERS
26/08/2020
ISIS recruit can return to UK from Syria to challenge citizenship removal

But three judges from England's Court of Appeal unanimously agreed Begum could have a fair and effective appeal of that decision only if she were permitted to come back to Britain.

By REUTERS
16/07/2020
A YAZIDI man pulls rubble from his house in Sinjar that ISIS terrorists destroyed in February.
Islamic State says it was behind blast in southern Libya

The blast targeted a security point at the entrance to Taraghin, 780 km (590 miles) south of Tripoli, but did not cause any casualties, a resident said.

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
A Kurdistan Region Peshmerga looks out at ISIS positions from his frontline near Kirkuk in 2015
Iraqi security services arrest ISIS leader - report

According to the British intelligence agencies, he was appointed leader hours after al-Baghdadi's assassination during a special operation held by US special forces.

21/05/2020
US says Islamic State conducted attack on Kabul hospital

An affiliate of the Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the Nangarhar bombing, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. No one has claimed the hospital attack.

By REUTERS
15/05/2020
North Sinai security situation may be deteriorating, concern increases

Experts caution that Islamic State terror cells could be moving from east to west, potentially getting closer to Suez Canal, mainland Egypt

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
14/05/2020
Afghanistan arrests regional ISIS leader

The ongoing violence underscored the challenges to securing lasting peace in Afghanistan even after the United States signed a troop withdrawal agreement with the militant Taliban in February.

By REUTERS
11/05/2020
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