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Two members of an IS-linked terror network stabbed Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto on Thursday, the intelligence head said, as the powerful politician underwent emergency surgery for his wounds.

The president said that several suspects have already been arrested following the Easter Sunday attacks, and the terror network will be completely eliminated from Sri Lanka.

New Delhi: Facing a volley of questions on Tuesday after she confirmed in Parliament the death of 39 Indians who were reported missing in Iraq in 2014, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the government cannot confirm any person’s death without concrete proof in hand and it was her duty to inform Parliament first about such …

Baghdad: Iraqi forces aided by the US-led coalition on Friday re-took Rawa — the last Islamic State foothold in Iraq, the Iraqi army and the US special presidential envoy to the coalition Brett McGurk announced. “Iraqi forces with coalition support announce the liberation of #Rawa in #Anbar province, among the last populated areas in #Iraq …

Da Nang (Vietnam): US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed upon the need to defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and called on all countries to build up humanitarian assistance to the war-ravaged country. Both the leaders “reaffirmed their commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria and …

Rabat: Moroccan security services have arrested 11 people with suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) group, the Interior Ministry announced in a statement. According to the statement issued on Saturday, the suspects were active in the neighbouring northern cities of Fez and Meknes in the economic capital Casablanca and in the central city of Khouribga. …

Moscow: At least 120 Islamic State (IS) militants and more than 60 foreign mercenaries in Syria were killed in airstrikes launched by Russia over the past 24 hours. The Russian airstrikes destroyed an IS strongpoint in the town of Albu Kamal near the Syrian-Iraqi border, killing about 40 militants from Tajikistan and Iraq, said the …

Baghdad: Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday said that more than 90 per cent of the Iraqi territories under the Islamic State (IS) terror group’s control have been regained. Abadi has declared full liberation of the city of Tal Afar and surrounding areas from the IS militants. “I declare to you that Tal Afar has …