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NIA arrests Mundra dockyard supervisor accused of working as ISI agent in Gujarat
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NIA arrests Mundra dockyard supervisor accused of working as ISI agent in Gujarat

Rajakbhai Kumbhar, a resident of West Kutch in Gujarat, was arrested on Sunday in connection with the investigation of 'Defence/ISI case' of Uttar Pradesh

Suspected Islamic State operative had left village two days ago to get relative treated in Lucknow, says UP cop
India

Suspected Islamic State operative had left village two days ago to get relative treated in Lucknow, says UP cop

Mustakeem Khan alias Abu Yusuf, who was allegedly planning to carry out a lone wolf terror strike in Delhi, was arrested on Friday night after a brief exchange of fire with a Delhi police team

Woman member of Afghanistan's peace team survives attack by gunmen near Kabul
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Woman member of Afghanistan's peace team survives attack by gunmen near Kabul

Fawzia Koofi, who is part of a 21-member team which will represent the Afghan govt in upcoming peace talks with the Taliban, is in good health, said the team's head. No outfit has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured
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Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured

Following a battle that started on Sunday and continued till Monday afternoon, Afghan security forces seized a prison which is holding hundreds of Islamic State militants

14 killed after militants storm maternity hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul; suicide bomber leaves 24 dead in attack on funeral ceremony in Nangarhar
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14 killed after militants storm maternity hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul; suicide bomber leaves 24 dead in attack on funeral ceremony in Nangarhar

The violence could further undermine a peace process in the wake of a deal signed between the United States and the Taliban in February

Delhi court extends police custody of Kashmiri couple accused of instigating anti-CAA protests, having links with Islamic State
India

Delhi court extends police custody of Kashmiri couple accused of instigating anti-CAA protests, having links with Islamic State

A Delhi court Tuesday extended by seven days the police custody of a couple arrested from south Delhi's Jamia Nagar for allegedly instigating anti-CAA protests in the National Capital and having links to the Islamic State's Khorasan module.

FATF places Iran on blacklist after more than 3 years of warning; US says Tehran must face consequences for continued 'failure' to abide by international norms
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FATF places Iran on blacklist after more than 3 years of warning; US says Tehran must face consequences for continued 'failure' to abide by international norms

The global dirty money watchdog placed Iran on its blacklist on Friday after it failed to comply with international anti-terrorism financing norms, a move that will deepen the country’s isolation from financial markets.

Three Tamil Nadu men with alleged links to Islamic State arrested in Ramanathapuram; trio also connected to cases being probed by NIA
India

Three Tamil Nadu men with alleged links to Islamic State arrested in Ramanathapuram; trio also connected to cases being probed by NIA

Tamil Nadu Police seized books and Islamic propaganda material from the the three. They also had in their possession propaganda materials in "audio forms" meant to be uploaded on social networking platforms including WhatsApp.

'Morbidly obese' Islamic State mufti 'Jabba the Jihadi', who endorsed rape, ethnic cleansing, taken to prison in truck after Iraqi forces captured him
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'Morbidly obese' Islamic State mufti 'Jabba the Jihadi', who endorsed rape, ethnic cleansing, taken to prison in truck after Iraqi forces captured him

An obese Islamic State (IS) 'mufti', Shifa al-Nima, dubbed as 'Jabba the Jihadi' on social media was been captured by the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team of Iraqi forces on 16 January

Islamic State claims responsibility for London bridge attack; 28-year-old terror convict, who hails from PoK, was inspired by Al Qaeda
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Islamic State claims responsibility for London bridge attack; 28-year-old terror convict, who hails from PoK, was inspired by Al Qaeda

Nine years before Usman Khan killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge, he was overheard by British security services discussing how to use an al Qaeda manual he had memorised to build a pipe bomb

Turkey captures wife of slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; official claims woman was among 11 IS suspects detained near Syrian border
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Turkey captures wife of slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; official claims woman was among 11 IS suspects detained near Syrian border

Turkey has captured a wife of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday

In final days, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi masqueraded as shepherd, was reliant on shrinking circle of confidants
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In final days, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi masqueraded as shepherd, was reliant on shrinking circle of confidants

In his last months on the run, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was agitated, fearful of traitors, sometimes disguised as a shepherd, sometimes hiding underground, always dependent on a shrinking circle of confidants.

Turkey captures Rasmiya Awad, sister of ex-Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in northern Syria
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Turkey captures Rasmiya Awad, sister of ex-Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in northern Syria

IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed himself last month when cornered in a tunnel during a raid by US special forces in northwestern Syria

Islamic State claims responsibility for Mali attack which killed 53 soldiers, one civilian; group has claimed several strikes since Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death
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Islamic State claims responsibility for Mali attack which killed 53 soldiers, one civilian; group has claimed several strikes since Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death

At least 53 soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali, the government said, in one of the deadliest strikes against the West African country’s military in recent memory

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad says he does not want neighbouring Turkey as an 'enemy' despite stand-off between forces
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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad says he does not want neighbouring Turkey as an 'enemy' despite stand-off between forces

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he did not want to make an "enemy" of neighbouring Turkey despite the stand-off between their forces in the north of the country

US service dog returns to service after being injured during raid on hideout of IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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US service dog returns to service after being injured during raid on hideout of IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

A US service dog who was injured during the raid at the hideout of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in northwestern Syria has returned to service, a top American general said.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death ushers in new phase for Islamic State; next leader could consolidate hold on Syria, Iraq or focus on global outreach
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death ushers in new phase for Islamic State; next leader could consolidate hold on Syria, Iraq or focus on global outreach

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's demise only a few months after Islamic State lost its territorial hold ushers in a new phase for the group amid uncertainty over the new leadership as thousands of its supporters and members languish in prisons in northeastern Syria

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in US military raid in Syria, says local media
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Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in US military raid in Syria, says local media

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world’s most wanted man, is believed dead after being targeted by a US military raid in Syria.

US says it will increase military presence in Syria to protect oil after Kurdish forces pull back to comply with Russian deal
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US says it will increase military presence in Syria to protect oil after Kurdish forces pull back to comply with Russian deal

The US said Thursday it would beef up its military presence to protect northeastern Syria oil fields as Kurdish forces abandoned several positions to comply with a deal allowing Damascus, Ankara and Moscow to carve up their now-defunct autonomous region

Over 100 Islamic State prisoners escape prison in Syria, says senior US envoy James Jeffrey
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Over 100 Islamic State prisoners escape prison in Syria, says senior US envoy James Jeffrey

More than 100 prisoners of the Islamic State extremist movement have escaped in Syria in the chaos since Turkey's incursion, a senior US official said Wednesday.