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Gorakhnath temple attack: Accused Ahmad Abbasi presented before court
India

Gorakhnath temple attack: Accused Ahmad Abbasi presented before court

Abbasi had forcibly tried to enter the Gorakhnath Temple premises and attacked the on-duty police personnel with a sharp weapon on 3 April

Gorakhnath temple attack: Accused transferred huge amount of cash to ISIS account in Syria, had plans to flee to Canada
India

Gorakhnath temple attack: Accused transferred huge amount of cash to ISIS account in Syria, had plans to flee to Canada

Between 2012 and 2015, when Murtaza was pursuing his academics, he had sent money to Syria through his account in Nepal. Also sometime in 2020-21, he transferred around Rs 8 lakh to Syria

Gorakhnath temple attack: Accused Murtaza Abbasi who was on ATS radar, inspired by Zakir Naik, ISIS clips found in laptop
India

Gorakhnath temple attack: Accused Murtaza Abbasi who was on ATS radar, inspired by Zakir Naik, ISIS clips found in laptop

During the interrogation, Murtaza Ahmad Abbasi said he visited the temple and attacked the security persons because he wanted to give his life for Allah

ISIS leader al-Qurayshi blew himself up along with family during US raid in Syria, says Joe Biden
World

ISIS leader al-Qurayshi blew himself up along with family during US raid in Syria, says Joe Biden

The operation dealt the biggest setback to the jihadist IS organization since Qurayshi's predecessor, the better-known Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was killed in a US commando raid in the same Syrian region of Idlib in 2019

US raid in Syria kills top Islamic State leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, says Joe Biden
World

US raid in Syria kills top Islamic State leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, says Joe Biden

'Thanks to the skill and bravery of our Armed Forces, we have taken off the battlefield Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi — the leader of ISIS,' Biden said in a statement

Syria: 90 killed as fighting between Islamic State, Kurd forces rages for third day
World

Syria: 90 killed as fighting between Islamic State, Kurd forces rages for third day

The assault in the northern city of Hasakeh is one of Islamic State's most significant since its "caliphate" was declared defeated in Syria nearly three years ago

How irregular warfare has become a new threat to India’s national security
India

How irregular warfare has become a new threat to India’s national security

India must prepare itself for the ‘gray zone’ warfare that is going to be upon it sooner than later, especially in the North East

Death threat e-mails received by Gambhir traced to Pakistan, say Delhi Police sources
India

Death threat e-mails received by Gambhir traced to Pakistan, say Delhi Police sources

The second email read, "We intended to kill you, but you survived yesterday. If you love the life of your family, stay away from politics and the Kashmir issue"

Opinion | Normalising Islamist terror, the Salman Khurshid way
India

Opinion | Normalising Islamist terror, the Salman Khurshid way

Salman Khurshid’s statement equating RSS with Boko Haram and ISIS is a sordid attempt to normalise horrendous crimes of Islamist terror groups.

Syria's Al-Naim square, dubbed as 'roundabout of hell', is now meeting spot for lovers
World

Syria's Al-Naim square, dubbed as 'roundabout of hell', is now meeting spot for lovers

Jihadists flaunted their implementation of Islamic sharia law in the square, carrying out flagellations, crucifixions and even decapitations on those deemed apostates or criminals.

NIA raids 16 places in J&K in connection with IS-Voice of Hind and Bathindi IED recovery cases
India

NIA raids 16 places in J&K in connection with IS-Voice of Hind and Bathindi IED recovery cases

The anti-terror agency carried out simultaneous searches in various districts in the Union Territory with the assistance of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police

India at UN Security Council meet: ISIS, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist groups gaining strength in Syria
World

India at UN Security Council meet: ISIS, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist groups gaining strength in Syria

Joint Secretary (UN Economic and Social) Srinivas Gotru said the long-term security and stability in West Asia can only be achieved by preserving the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the war-ravaged country

After unrelenting summer, Joe Biden keen on getting agenda back on track
World

After unrelenting summer, Joe Biden keen on getting agenda back on track

While Biden may want to turn the page, though, aides are mindful that the crises are not done with him

New Zealand’s latest terror attack shows why ISIS is harder to defeat online than on the battlefield
World

New Zealand’s latest terror attack shows why ISIS is harder to defeat online than on the battlefield

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a temporary chilling effect on radicalism, there are concerns that in the post-pandemic era, terrorism will become a bigger problem globally.

In Syrian camp, children left with no school, no play as only education coming their way is IS propaganda
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In Syrian camp, children left with no school, no play as only education coming their way is IS propaganda

It has been more than two years that some 27,000 children have been left to languish in al-Hol camp. Most of them not yet teenagers, they are spending their childhood in a limbo of miserable conditions with no schools, no place to play or develop and seemingly no international interest in resolving their situation.

Islamic State module case: NIA conducts searches at 11 locations in Delhi, Kerala and Karnataka; three arrested
India

Islamic State module case: NIA conducts searches at 11 locations in Delhi, Kerala and Karnataka; three arrested

An NIA spokesperson said the searches were carried out in collaboration with local police at 11 locations – eight in Kerala's Kannur, Mallapuram, Kollam and Kasargod districts, two in Bengaluru and one in Delhi

NIA court gives life sentence to Kerala man for joining Islamic State, imposes fine of Rs 2.10 lakh
India

NIA court gives life sentence to Kerala man for joining Islamic State, imposes fine of Rs 2.10 lakh

The court charged Subahani Haja Moideen, who hails from Idukki, for criminal conspiracy and under Sections 20, 38, and 39 of UAPA

Delhi Police arrests suspected Islamic State operative from Ridge Road area, recovers IEDs and pistol
India

Delhi Police arrests suspected Islamic State operative from Ridge Road area, recovers IEDs and pistol

Police said the accused, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, was a lone wolf and was planning an attack in the national capital

NIA arrests Bengaluru ophthalmologist on charges of developing apps to benefit Islamic State cadres
India

NIA arrests Bengaluru ophthalmologist on charges of developing apps to benefit Islamic State cadres

Abdur Rahman, 28, working at MS Ramaiah Medical College, is accused developing a medical application to help injured Islamic State cadres in conflict zones

‘Everyone is tired of war’: Trump to meet Taliban leaders; deal will send ‘wrong signal to America’s enemies’, say critics
World

‘Everyone is tired of war’: Trump to meet Taliban leaders; deal will send ‘wrong signal to America’s enemies’, say critics

US President Donald Trump said he would be personally meeting leaders of the Taliban in the near future and rejected criticism of a deal that the United States signed with Taliban insurgents