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Moscow/Sputnik: The Islamic State terrorist group (also known as IS, banned in Russia) is now headed by one of its founding members, Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, The Guardian reports citing intelligence officials. more
Kabul: Afghan government official’s family members killed

Kabul: Unknown men killed four members of a family of an Afghanistan government official in Kabul city, media reports said on Monday.

Somali army kills 16 al-Shabab militants in southern region

Mogadishu/Xinhua:  Somali security forces killed 16 al-Shabab militants and injured 20 others in intense clashes in the southern Middle Shabelle region on Friday night, a military of ...

Five soldiers killed in roadside explosion in Burkina Faso

Ouagaddougou/Xinhua: At least five soldiers were killed in a roadside explosion on Friday in northern Burkina Faso's province of Soum, a security source told Xinhua.

Yemen resilient and ‘unscathed’ in face of latest Gulf crisis

New York : Despite the threat posed by recent tensions in the Gulf, Yemen was able to weather the crisis thanks in part to restraint exercised by its political leaders, the UN Special Env ...

Roadside bombing in Afghanistan's Zabul province leaves five people dead

Kabul: A roadside bombing in Afghanistan's southern Zabul province on Thursday left five people dead, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan: Blast at Karkhano checkpost in Peshawar leaves 10 hurt

Peshawar: At least 10 people were hurt in a blast at Karkhano checkpost in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Tuesday, media reports said.

First Singaporean charged with terror financing, says he only recognises Sharia law

Singapore: The trial of first Singapore national to be charged with terror financing commenced on Monday where he admitted that he had transferred funds overseas to support the Islamic St ...

Afghanistan: IED blast leaves three cops killed

Kabul: An IED blast in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Saturday left at least three policemen killed, media reports said.

Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan air strike

Kabul: A key Taliban commander, who was a citizen of Pakistan, was killed during an airstrike in Kunduz province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Sunday.