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Damascus (Xinhua/UNI) The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in eastern Syria, the SDF spokesman said. more
Nine IS militants killed in airstrike in northern Iraq

Baghdad (Xinhua/UNI) Nine Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an airstrike by Iraqi airforce and international coalition aircraft in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk, the Ir ...

IS devotee gets 16 years for plan to detonate bomb in New York City: US Justice Dept

Washington (Sputnik/UNI): A US man was sentenced to 16 years in prison for plotting to detonate a pressure cooker bomb in New York City on behalf of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, ...

IS militants kill 5 fishermen in western Iraq

Baghdad, Feb 23 (Xinhua/UNI): The Islamic State (IS) militants killed five fishermen near the al-Tharthar Lake in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a security source told Xinhua on Sa ...

ISIS is now controlling just 700 square meters in Syria, claims SDF

New York:  A commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has claimed that ISIS terrorist group just controls 700 square meters area in Syria, media reports said.

Despite falling attacks, ISIL terrorists remain ‘global threat’: UN report

New York: Though attacks were down last year, a new United Nations report to the Security Council on Monday shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert ...

Ex- IS sex slaves residing in Canada get threat calls, messages

Ottawa: Former ISIS sex slaves, who have been sheltered by Canada, are getting calls and messages threatening of rape and murder, media reports said.

Coalition airstrikes lead to killing of five suspected IS, Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least five suspected Taliban and ISIS Khurasan terrorists were killed during separate airstrikes conducted by the coalition forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, ...

ISIS claims responsibility for Philippines Roman Catholic church blasts

Manila: Suspected ISIS terrorists have claimed responsibility for the twin blasts which rocked a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines on Sunday.

Libya: ‘Substantial civilian casualties’ in Derna, UN humanitarian chief ‘deeply concerned’

New York: Increasing hostilities in the oil-rich city of Derna are becoming an increasing source of concern said the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya on Friday, following an intensif ...