Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Islamic State

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.

NZ outlaws terror attack planning after IS-linked stabbing

The new security law gives police the power of entry, search and surveillance without warrants to prevent the planning and preparation of terroristic acts, among others.

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.

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.

US military completes withdrawal from Afghanistan

Celebratory gunfire rang out in Kabul and elated senior Taliban officials hailed the event as a watershed moment.

IS claims rocket attack on Kabul airport

The rockets fell as US troops were racing to complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan and evacuate allies.

US carries out air strike to stop car bomb in Kabul

Local media reported possible civilian casualties, which the US says it is assessing.

2 Malaysian IS fighters captured by Taliban in Kabul

The pair are among six being interrogated by the Taliban.

US strikes IS target in Afghanistan, pushes airlift into final stage

US forces overseeing the evacuation have been forced into closer security cooperation with the Taliban to prevent any repeat of this week's suicide bombing.

Afghans search for survivors and pick up the dead at Kabul hospital

Scores died in the Islamic State-claimed attacks, including 13 US servicemen.

Other News