Islamic State
World  /  Published 04.05.19

Suicide bombers visited Kashmir, Kerala: Lanka Army chief

By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 02.05.19

Catholic services cancelled in Colombo for 2nd week

Catholic services are being cancelled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka's capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter su...
By AP in Colombo

World  /  Published 24.04.19

Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings

The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359 and more suspects have been arrested, police said on Wednesday.The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility and released ...
By AP in Colombo

World  /  Published 24.04.19

India alert ‘2 hours’ before bombings

Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off about an imminent attack by Islamist militants hours before suicide bombings killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday, three sources with direct k...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 23.04.19

Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka blasts

Devastating Easter bombings in Sri Lanka were retaliation for attacks on mosques in New Zealand, a Sri Lankan official said on Tuesday, as Islamic State claimed responsibility for the coordinated blas...
By Reuters in Colombo


India  /  Published 31.10.19

NIA searches in Tamil Nadu in IS case

The NIA on Thursday carried out searches across Tamil Nadu as part of its probe into an alleged plot to kill Hindu activists in Coimbatore. The agency said searches were carried out in Coimbatore, Siv...
By PTI in Chennai

World  /  Published 31.10.19

IS confirms deaths, names successor

Days after the Islamic State’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and his heir apparent were killed in back-to-back attacks by US forces in northern Syria, the group broke its silence on Thursday to conf...
By Rukmini Callimachi and Karam Shoumali/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 28.10.19

Riddle: How did he hear the whimper?

In describing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday, Donald Trump used dramatic, even cinematic language to portray the daring American commando raid that brought down the Islamic State leader w...
By Helene Cooper, Julian E. Barnes and Thomas Gibbons-Neff/New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 21.11.18

Suicide bomber targets Kabul clerics, 50 killed

A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed.Another 83 peo...
By AP in Kabul


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