New York: In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday. more
UN sanctions committee warns of threats of IS and al-Qaida

United Nations (Xinhua/UNI) A UN sanctions committee against the Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaida warned on Monday that the IS is evolving into a global network while al-Qaida may grow str ...

Heads of German, Iraqi Govts want anti-IS fight to continue in light of Baghdadi video

Berlin (Sputnik/UNI) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi have called for the continuation of the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, ...

Islamic State 'leader' al-Baghdadi appears in first video since 2014, refers to Lanka attacks

New York: Days after Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday claiming over 250 lives, the dreaded terrorist group, which was in retreat af ...

Pompeo says 'every indication' Sri Lanka terror attacks at least inspired by Islamic State

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the initial evidence suggests that the Sri Lanka terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday were at least inspired by the Islamic S ...

45 children killed in Sri Lankan blasts: UNICEF

New York: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)  said 45 children were killed in the eight blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka blasts

Colombo: Ending all speculations, Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Sri Lankan blasts which left 321 people killed.

Former Russian officer sentenced to 19 years for IS ties

Moscow,(Xinhua/UNI) Denis Khisamov, a former officer of the Russian Defense Ministry, was sentenced to imprisonment for a term of 19 years for participating in activities of the Islamic S ...

US-backed Kurdish forces declare victory on IS in eastern Syria

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.

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 ...