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How Peaceful, Idyllic Sri Lank

A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in hi

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Posted On: 28 Apr 2019

From Christchurch to Colombo,

How should we make sense of the Easter Sunday church and hotel bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 350 people and wounded 500? Now that Islamic State ap

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Posted On: 25 Apr 2019

After Sri Lanka: the best book

Terror is not a new phenomenon. The 19th-century invention of dynamite by a man who is better known for his peace prize – Alfred Nobel – and the ado

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Posted On: 25 Apr 2019

Suspected white supremacist ch

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in ma

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Posted On: 16 Mar 2019

ISIS 'wife' defends rape, says

  An ISIS 'wife' justified the rape and murder of Yazidi women by saying prisoners of war are the "property" of jihadist fighters.   The unidentifi

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Posted On: 11 Mar 2019

Islamic State fighter wants to

An Islamic State fighter detained in Syria urged Italy on Saturday to let him come home to start a new life, saying he had abandoned the self-styled jihadist &l

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Posted On: 10 Mar 2019

Malian jihadist leader said to

A senior jihadist leader in Mali whom France said it had killed last November survived the attack and appears in a new propaganda video mocking French and Malia

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Posted On: 03 Mar 2019

US shuts the door against fem

The United States said Wednesday it would refuse to take back a US-born Islamic State propagandist, Hoda Muthana who wants to return from Syria, saying that she

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Posted On: 21 Feb 2019

Egypt police kill 40 ‘te

Egyptian police killed 40 “terrorists” in separate raids early Saturday, a day after a roadside bomb near the Giza pyramids killed three Vietnamese

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Posted On: 29 Dec 2018

Attack on government building

Afghan authorities on Tuesday collected 43 bodies from a government compound in the capital Kabul that was targeted by a suicide bomber and extremists armed wit

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Posted On: 25 Dec 2018

Syrian man sentenced in U.S. f

A Syrian man accused in 2011 of designing and assembling electronic parts for radio-controlled roadside bombs for attacks on U.S. military forces in Iraq was co

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Posted On: 08 Nov 2018

Sniper Shoots ISIS Fighter Dea

A British soldier from the elite Special Air Service has shot and killed an ISIS commander from more than a mile away, in what is thought to be the best long-ra

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Posted On: 13 Aug 2018

Afghanistan attackers take doz

Gunmen stormed a government building in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, taking dozens of hostages after a suicide bomber blew himself

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Posted On: 31 Jul 2018

Indonesian court disbands Isla

An Indonesian court disbanded the country’s largest Islamic State-linked group, Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), on Tuesday for “conducting terrorism&r

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Posted On: 31 Jul 2018

ISIS Attacks Kill Over 200 in

More than 200 killed in southern Syria as Islamic State launches devastating assault   The Islamic State unleashed devastating attacks in a southern Syri

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Posted On: 26 Jul 2018

Boko Haram: Who are the Nigeri

Islamist militants have killed over 20,000 people in a decade, displaced two million more and made kidnapping and violence a reality of life in i

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Posted On: 18 Jul 2018

20 killed in political rallyâ

At least 20 people have been reported killed in a suicide bombing at a rally by an anti-Taliban political party in Pakistan.   A candidate in July 25 ele

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Posted On: 11 Jul 2018

Iran hangs eight ISIL members

Tehran says those executed were directly involved in the June 7 assault that killed at least 18 people in the city.   Iran has executed eight people over

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Posted On: 07 Jul 2018

Army kills 20 Al Shabaab milit

The Somali National Army (SNA) killed at least 20 al-Shabab militants in a fierce fighting in Somali’s southern village of Muse Haji on Tuesday evening, a

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Posted On: 04 Jul 2018

US drone kills Pakistan Talib

A U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of No

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Posted On: 16 Jun 2018

Suicide bomber kills 13, inclu

A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded more 25 during rush hour on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development min

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Posted On: 12 Jun 2018

Somalia's al Shabaab claims at

Somalia’s Islamist group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack in which a U.S. commando was killed and four others were wounded when they ca

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Posted On: 10 Jun 2018

Five killed, 33 wounded by bla

At least five people were killed and 33 wounded Tuesday when a minivan stuffed with explosives detonated as security forces were trying to defuse it in southern

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Posted On: 22 May 2018

Twin suicide bombers kill more

Several journalists among the dead as second blast goes off minutes after suicide bombing near Afghan intelligence HQs.   At least 21 people, including s

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Posted On: 30 Apr 2018

Suicide Bomber Kills at Least

A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people on Sunday as they lined up at a government office in Kabul to register to vote, raising new concerns about the potent

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Posted On: 22 Apr 2018

'We Were Told Army Will Kill,

Umar Ibrahim, one of the commanders of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram has said they were told not to surrender as the Nigerian Army will kill and feed on their fl

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Posted On: 22 Apr 2018

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