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Why is the onus only on Hindus to accept Muslims and not the other way round?
India

Why is the onus only on Hindus to accept Muslims and not the other way round?

Hindus feel victimised in a Hindu-majority country and in turn, some demonise Muslims, most of whom are descendants of victims of the conquerors and forced converts.

Turkey slams US arming Kurdish Syria fighters as 'unacceptable' ahead of Trump-Erdogan meet
World

Turkey slams US arming Kurdish Syria fighters as 'unacceptable' ahead of Trump-Erdogan meet

Turkey today slammed as "unacceptable" a US announcement that Washington would supply arms and military equipment to Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State jihadists in Syria.

Islamic State attack on Kurdish base in Iraq kills two
World

Islamic State attack on Kurdish base in Iraq kills two

Kirkuk: Suicide attackers from the Islamic State group killed two Kurdish peshmerga forces on Sunday in an operation against a base in northern Iraq, officers said.

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled Mosul, says Britain
World

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled Mosul, says Britain

The top boss of the Islamic State — who on Thursday denied the terror group was on the brink of losing control in the besieged northern Iraqi city of Mosul — has himself fled, Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson said on Friday.

West Bengal court sends suspected Islamic State operative to 14-day police custody
India

West Bengal court sends suspected Islamic State operative to 14-day police custody

A West Bengal court on Wednesday remanded Mohammad Masiuddin, arrested on suspicion of having links with the Islamic State (IS), in 14-day police custody.

Dhaka terror strike: Home ministry sounds high alert in border areas
India

Dhaka terror strike: Home ministry sounds high alert in border areas

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh got a briefing on the situation in Bangladesh from senior officials in the ministry and security agencies.

Syria troops press advance after blow to Islamic State in Palmyra
World

Syria troops press advance after blow to Islamic State in Palmyra

Syrian forces strengthened their hold on Palmyra on Monday and pushed forward against the Islamic State jihadist group after dealing it a major blow by retaking the ancient city.

Japanese national who aspired to join Islamic State detained in Turkey, says official
World

Japanese national who aspired to join Islamic State detained in Turkey, says official

A Turkish interior ministry official says police have detained a Japanese national as he tried to go to Syria with the intention of joining Islamic State extremists

Former member leaks names of 22,000 Islamic State jihadis; documents yet to be verified
World

Former member leaks names of 22,000 Islamic State jihadis; documents yet to be verified

Tens of thousands of documents containing the names, addresses, phone numbers and family contacts of jihadis who joined the Islamic State group have been given to the UK's Sky News, the broadcaster said Wednesday.

Do not fall for the verbal trick when commentators seek to be fashionably 'anti-national'
India

Do not fall for the verbal trick when commentators seek to be fashionably 'anti-national'

These commentators have effectively used a verbal trick to paint themselves as anti-national in the best sense of the term. This is the trick: use positive virtues to define the term “anti-national” and then accuse the “others” as being narrow-minded and bigoted for calling this anti-national

ISIS opens help desk for militants to evade electronic surveillance
News & Analysis

ISIS opens help desk for militants to evade electronic surveillance

ISIS has reportedly opened a new technical "help desk" that instructs terrorists on how to evade electronic surveillance and prevent them from committing security mistakes that could endanger their lives.

Two suspected jihadi operatives planning attacks during Christmas and New Year arrested in Delhi
India

Two suspected jihadi operatives planning attacks during Christmas and New Year arrested in Delhi

Two suspected operatives of a jihadi organisation, who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks in the national capital were detained.

Jihadist veterans pose generational threat even if Islamic State defeated, say experts
World

Jihadist veterans pose generational threat even if Islamic State defeated, say experts

Even if the Islamic State group is one day defeated on its territory, the world could face an even greater threat from tens of thousands of battle-hardened jihadist veterans.

Islamic State claims murders of Syrian activist in Turkey in latest video
World

Islamic State claims murders of Syrian activist in Turkey in latest video

The Islamic State jihadist group on Sunday posted a video claiming responsibility for the brutal murders of a Syrian anti-IS activist and his friend in southern Turkey last week.

Britain's wanted female jihadist 'White Widow' responsible for 400 deaths
World

Britain's wanted female jihadist 'White Widow' responsible for 400 deaths

Britain's most wanted female terrorist, dubbed the 'White Widow', has masterminded over 400 deaths including last month's slaughter of 148 people at a university in Kenya, media reports said on Monday.

Islamic State claims Texas attack, first in US
World

Islamic State claims Texas attack, first in US

The Islamic State group claimed on Tuesday its first attack on US soil, a shooting at an anti-Muslim event in Texas over the weekend showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed.

Police arrest 10 people for suspected jihadi links in Spain
World

Police arrest 10 people for suspected jihadi links in Spain

Police in northeastern Spain say they have arrested 10 people for suspected links to jihadi terror activity and the Islamic State armed group.

'Britain's white jihadi', who joined Islamic State, a teen from Australia: report
World

'Britain's white jihadi', who joined Islamic State, a teen from Australia: report

A westerner pictured alongside Islamic State group fighters and dubbed by media as "Britain's white jihadi" is in fact a teenager from Australia who converted to Islam, a report said today.

Pakistan must separate religion and politics, say academics
World

Pakistan must separate religion and politics, say academics

Terrorist massacres of the kind Peshawar saw will end only when Pakistan separates religion and politics, a Pakistani academic said in comments.

Women jihadis in Bengal? NIA probe suggests madrasas training ground for militants
India

Women jihadis in Bengal? NIA probe suggests madrasas training ground for militants

Rampant sprouting of unrecognized madrasas across West Bengal has been attributed to Mamata Banerjee’s minority appeasement and vote-bank politics.