Islamic State
Opinion  /  Published 27.09.21

Kerala’s inclusive social fabric is under strain

Kerala’s Syrian Christians solemnly observe the first week of September as the Eight Day Lent of Mary in remembrance of the birth of St Mary, mother of Jesus. During this week, they involve them...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

World  /  Published 24.09.21

IS a threat: Taliban fighters

A little more than a month after toppling the western-backed government in Kabul, Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers are facing internal enemies who have adopted many of the tactics of urban warfa...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 17.09.21

West Africa IS leader killed

French military forces have killed the leader of a West African affiliate of Islamic State by drone strike in a “decisive blow” against the group, and vowed to continue hunting down jihadi...
By Reuters in Paris

World  /  Published 04.09.21

‘Extremist’ killed after stabbing 6 in NZ

New Zealand police on Friday shot and killed a knife-wielding “extremist” who was known to authorities, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, after he stabbed and wounded at least six people...
By Reuters in Wellington

World  /  Published 31.08.21

UK 'ready' to fight ISIS-K

The UK has said that it is "ready" to launch strikes at the ISIS-K terror network in Afghanistan after the Pentagon revealed that there are at least 2,000 fighters of the outfit in the war-t...
By PTI in London


World  /  Published 29.08.21

Joe Biden warns of more attacks in 24-36 hours

President Joe Biden vowed to keep up airstrikes against the Islamic extremist group whose suicide bombing at the Kabul airport killed scores of Afghans and 13 American service members. Another terror ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 27.08.21

IS and Qaida still a threat

The nightmare that kept counterterrorism experts awake even before the Taliban returned to power is that Afghanistan would become fertile ground for terrorist groups, most notably al Qaida and the Isl...
By Ben Hubbard, Eric Schmitt, Matthew Rosenberg in Doha

World  /  Published 03.08.21

Pak clarifies it has ‘no favourites’

Pakistan on Monday clarified that it favoured no particular side in the war-torn Afghanistan and said foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s recent comments on the Islamic State and Afghan Tali...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.21

Malevolent forces set in motion years ago

Time is a slippery customer. You turn away for a minute and whole swathes of years get consumed. Turning back, you find you are simultaneously not that far away from when you last looked and, yet, in ...
By Ruchir Joshi

World  /  Published 27.02.21

No UK return for Shamima: Court

This is British story with widespread legal ramifications, involving a Bangladeshi (Shamima Begum), a Pakistani (Sajid Javid) and an Indian (Priti Patel). A little background is essential: back in Fe...
By Amit Roy in London


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