Thursday, January 20, 2022


Sweden charges woman with allowing young son to fight for IS

The prosecution says this is the first time charges are being brought in Sweden for the war crime of using a child soldier.

Senior Taliban commander killed in hospital attack

After the insurgency against the ousted US-backed government, the Taliban now face the struggle of stability in Afghanistan, which has been hit in recent weeks by a series of assaults claimed the Islamic State-Khorasan.

IS in Afghanistan could be able to attack US in 6 months, says Pentagon official

He says it is still unclear whether the Taliban has the ability to fight IS effectively following the US withdrawal in August.

German IS bride sentenced to 10 years over Yazidi girl murder

Jennifer Wenisch was convicted of letting a five-year-old 'slave' girl die of thirst in the sun.

IS claims responsibility for bomb attack in Uganda

The bomb, packed with nails and shrapnel, targeted a pork restaurant on the outskirts of the capital.

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

The group, a bitter rival of fellow Sunni Islamist movement the Taliban, which swept back to power in Afghanistan in August, regards Shiite Muslims as heretics.

Nigerian general says leader of Islamic State West Africa is dead

The conflict between the insurgents and Nigeria's armed forces, which has also spread to neighbouring Chad and Cameroon, has left about 300,000 dead and millions dependent on aid.

Sri Lanka indicts IS ‘mastermind’ over Easter Sunday bombings

Almost three hundred people including dozens of foreign nationals were killed in the April 21 attacks on three churches and three luxury hotels.

Relatives of Afghan family wrongly killed in US strike want face-to-face apology

Ezmarai Ahmadi was wrongly identified as an IS militant by US intelligence, which tracked his white Toyota for eight hours on Aug 29 before targeting the car with a missile, killing seven children and three adults.

‘IS bride’ says ready to face terror charges in UK

Shamima Begum says the only crime she committed was 'being dumb enough to join IS', and asks for forgiveness from those who have lost loved ones to the extremists.

Pakistani Taliban claims suicide blast near Afghan border that killed 4

Three died immediately in the blast, with another officer dying later of his wounds, police say.

Islamic State ‘Beatle’ pleads guilty to conspiracy to murder

Under an agreement, he will serve 15 years in jail in the US and then will be extradited to the UK, where he also faces charges of kidnapping and murdering hostages.

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