Islamic State

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Baghdadi's death might not necessarily be a blow to Isis even if the claims of his death are proven

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'killing' could help Isis live on

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'killing' could help Isis live on

Baghdadi's death will be fiendishly hard to prove and even if it is confirmed, it might not be the good news people are hoping for

Russians checking if airstrike near Raqqa killed Isis head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russians say Raqqa airstrike could have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russians say airstrike could have killed Isis leader Al-Baghdadi

Russian authorities said they was checking through 'various channels' to see if Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a targeted airstrike in May

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Islamic State are attempting to capture Osama Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan, claim officials

Isis attempting to capture Osama Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan, claim local officials

Isis attempting to seize Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan - officials

Officials in Afghanistan report the group has seized territory around Tora Bora in Afghanistan

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Investigators claim US airstrikes on Islamic State have resulting in 'staggering' civilian deaths

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths, say investigators

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths

War crime detectives in the US claimed American strikes on Raqqa have been devastating to civilians

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Syrian Army liberates oil field as Raqqa offensive on Isis begins in earnest

Syrian Army liberates key oil field as Raqqa offensive against Isis begins

Syrian Army liberates key oil field as Raqqa offensive against Isis begins

Government forces launched the assault late on Monday, which is widely seen as the end game in the fight against Islamic State

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

The authorities are making progress in their attempts to curb terrorists in the dark web (stock photo)

Terror in the dark web: How authorities are hunting militants in the depths of cyberspace

How authorities are hunting terrorists in the dark web

Cyber-security expert Alex Holden talks us through the battle unfolding below the surface-level internet

Isis suffers heavy defeat in failed advance on Deir Ezzor Airport - reports

Isis suffers heavy defeat in failed advance on Deir Ezzor Airport - reports

Isis suffers heavy defeat in failed advance on Deir Ezzor Airport - reports

The group is locked in battle with government forces in the city in eastern Syria

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

The United Arab Emirates took the same step on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Notre-Dame attacker pledged allegiance to Isis in video uncovered at home - reports

Notre Dame attacker pledged allegiance to Isis in video uncovered at home - reports

Notre Dame attacker pledged Isis allegiance in video uncovered at home - reports

The man, who attacked a police officer with a hammer outside the cathedral, is recovering in hospital after being shot

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

UAE warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

The United Arab Emirates has cut ties with Qatar in an escalating diplomatic crisis

Manchester Arena: police arrest man at Heathrow airport suspected of terror offences

Manchester Arena: police arrest man at Heathrow airport suspected of terror offences

Police arrest man at Heathrow airport suspected of terror offences

The terror offences the 38-year-old is suspected of relate to the bombing of Manchester Arena

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

21 civilians reported to have been killed in US airstrike near Raqqa

21 civilians 'killed in US airstrike near Isis stronghold of Raqqa'

21 civilians 'killed in US airstrike near Isis stronghold of Raqqa'

The offensive to recapture Raqqa from Islamic State began in earnest on Monday

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa

Senior Kurdish officials said a statement will say that a major attack on the city of Raqqa, Syria is planned by a US-backed alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

British volunteers fighting Isis in Syria back Jeremy Corbyn

British volunteers fighting with Kurdish forces against Isis back Jeremy Corbyn

British volunteers fighting with Kurdish forces against Isis back Jeremy Corbyn

A group of soldiers from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and International Freedom Battalion backed the Labour leader's comments on foreign policy

"Tickets should be easy to get, right" - Twitter users react to Qatar row after countries cut ties, speculating about the 2022 World Cup

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

The competition was awarded to Qatar amid huge controversy in 2010, and the Twitterati are now urging football's governing body to reverse its decision

Five Middle East countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations of destabilising the region

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

They have accused the nation of backing militant groups like Isis, which it has denied by saying the claim has 'no basis in fact'

Man vows to return to pay Borough Market restaurant bill after terror attack

Man vows to return to Borough Market to pay restaurant bill after terror attack

Man vows to return to Borough Market to pay restaurant bill after terror attack

Richard Angell, director of the Progress thinktank, had been eating in Arabica Bar and Kitchen when three terrorists mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and began to stab indiscriminately in Borough Market

London Bridge attack: Isis claim responsibility

London Bridge attack: Isis claims responsibility

London Bridge attack: Isis claims responsibility

The terror group has claimed the credit for the attack which claimed the lives of seven people and left dozens injured

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Manchester mosque refuses to bury the body of Salman Abedi

Manchester mosque refuses to bury the body of Salman Abedi

Manchester mosque refuses to bury the body of Salman Abedi

The Manchester Evening News is reporting the body of the Manchester Arena bomber is remaining unburied as authorities refuse to deal with it

Kabul bomb: 'Isis aim for global publicity to recruit more members', says RUSI

Kabul bomb: 'Isis wants to be the go-to organisation for sadism'

Kabul bomb: 'Isis wants to be the go-to organisation for sadism'

Margaret Gilmore, of the RUSI thinktank, tells Julia Hartley-Brewer Isis want to be the go to organisation for extremism

Russia bombards Islamic State in Syria with missile strikes

Russia bombards Isis in Syria with missile strikes

Russia bombards Isis in Syria with missile strikes

The assault was on Isis targets near Palmyra, according to the Russian Defence Ministry

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

The operation to free the hostage took place near the town of Dubiz in the Kirkuk province

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn on foreign policy - was the Labour Leader wrong?

Jeremy Corbyn on foreign policy - was the Labour Leader actually wrong?

Jeremy Corbyn on foreign policy - was the Labour Leader actually wrong?

Corbyn divided opinion with his campaign speech on foreign policy

Syrian state media claims US coalition airstrikes have killed 35 civilians

Syrian state media claims US airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

Syrian state media claims US airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

The strike is reported to have taken place in a town in the east of the country held by Islamic State

Filipino authorities say foreigners are among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

Filipino authorities say foreigners are among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

Filipino authorities say foreigners among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

The island was recently put under martial law by Rodrigo Duterte

Three men suspected of orchestrating ISIS terror attack arrested in Indonesia

Three men suspected of orchestrating ISIS terror attack arrested in Indonesia

Three men suspected of orchestrating ISIS terror attack arrested in Indonesia

The men are suspected to be linked to a suicide bomber attack in Jakarta on Wednesday

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Corbyn is to discuss the Manchester attack in a speech in central London

Manchester attack: Jeremy Corbyn to blame Britain's overseas wars for Ariana Grande concert bombing

Jeremy Corbyn to blame Britain's overseas wars for Manchester attack

Labour leader likely to face criticism for central London speech

'How do we get the Daily Mail shut down?' - Paper comes under fire for online piece about Ariana Grande's stage outfits and Islamists

'How do we get the Daily Mail shut down?' - Paper faces firestorm over Ariana Grande article

Daily Mail comes under fire for online piece about Ariana Grande's stage outfits

The article appeared to lay an element of blame on the singer by saying her stage outfits are 'a symbol of everything Islamists hate?'

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

'The vast majority of your religion think you're a C-word' - Jon Holmes delivers a powerful monologue after Manchester Arena bombing

'The vast majority of your religion think you're a C-word' - Jon Holmes delivers a powerful monologue after Manchester Arena bombing

Jon Holmes delivers a powerful monologue after Manchester Arena bombing

Our host challenged any prospective terrorist to call his show and try to explain how atrocities can be justified

Isis-linked attackers in the Philippines take churchgoers hostage

Filipino islamists take churchgoers hostage and behead local police chief

Filipino islamists take churchgoers hostage and behead local police chief

Clashes continue across island of Mindanao despite president imposing martial law

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Manchester Attack: Second victim named as Saffie Rose Roussos

Manchester Attack: Second victim named as Saffie Rose Roussos, 8

Manchester Attack: Second victim named as Saffie Rose Roussos, 8

The eight-year-old was with her mother and sister when a suicide bomber detonated a device outside the Manchester Arena

Isis claims responsibility for Manchester Arena terror attack

Isis claims responsibility for Manchester Arena terror attack

Isis claims responsibility for Manchester Arena terror attack

The group made its claim through its central Amaq news agency

Pro-Isis social media accounts reportedly celebrate Manchester Arena bombing

Isis social media accounts celebrate Manchester Arena bombing

Isis social media accounts celebrate Manchester Arena bombing

22 people died and up to 59 were injured after a bomb was detonated at a concert

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Trump to tell Muslim leaders 'this is not a battle between different faiths'

Trump to tell Muslim leaders 'this is not a battle between different faiths'

Trump to urge Muslim leaders to 'do their fair share'

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Court hears how Wrexham bin man wanted to plant bombs in military bases

Jihadi Welsh binman wanted to bomb RAF base, court hears

Jihadi Welsh binman wanted to bomb RAF base, court hears

Aabid Ali, formerly known as Darren Glennon, is being sentenced after pleading guilty to three offences of terrorism

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Reports suggest RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution potentially wounded civilians

RAF Reaper Drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

The Royal Air Force strike successfully halted the execution of prisoners by Islamic State, but reportedly wounded innocents in the process

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Israeli officials express fear over Donald Trump allegedly sharing information with Russia

Israeli officials turn on Trump over Russia reports

Israeli officials turn on Trump over Russia reports

Two Israeli intelligence officials told Buzzfeed News the country had shared information with the US, and it appeared to match what Russia was told last week

Isis claims attack on Afghanistan state TV station

Isis claims attack on Afghanistan state TV station

At least two dead after gang of four attacks national TV premises in Jalalabad

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly shared 'highly classified' Isis intelligence with Russian officials

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it'

Donald Trump admits sharing Isis intel with Russia: 'I have every right to do it

The information was supposedly shared when the US president met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with the ambassador last week

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

BREAKING: Airstrike on Islamic State town kills 23 civilians, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

BREAKING: US-led airstrike against Isis kills 23 civilians, says Syrian monitor

US-led airstrike against Isis kills 23 civilians, says Syrian monitor

12 women reportedly among the dead

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Final assault on ISIS to begin with Raqqa in the summer

Final assault on Isis to begin in Raqqa in early summer, says Syrian commander

Final assault on Isis to begin within weeks, says Syrian commander

The Syrian Democratic Forces made the announcement in a televised news conference

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Donald Trump hopes the decision to arm Syria's Kurds will help bring the fight against Isis to a conclusion

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Supporters claim Trump has 'finally got something right' after deciding to arm Kurds with weapons and training

White House endangers Turkish ties by authorising arms deployment to kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

Donald Trump has authorised the weapons and military support of Kurdish forces fighting Isis in Syria

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

British man suspected of Islamic State membership convicted of terrorism offence

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence

British 'Isis leader' convicted of terror offence

33-year-old Aine Davis had been arrested in 2015 in Turkey, and is understood to be part of the cell which included 'Jihadi John'

Isis has released numerous executions in a gruesome form of propaganda

Isis jihadist beheads 'Russian spy' in gruesome new video

Isis jihadist beheads 'Russian spy' in gruesome new video

Video appears to show beheading of Russian soldier Petrinko Aghene

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Abdul Hasib has been described as the architect of several attacks

Isis Afghan leader Abdul Hasib killed in raid

Isis Afghan leader Abdul Hasib killed in raid

Hasib was killed in a targeted raid last month, it has been confirmed

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Isis magazine tells readers to use eBay and Craigslist to lure victims to their homes

Isis magazine tells readers to use eBay and Craigslist to lure victims to their homes

Isis magazine tells readers to use eBay and Craigslist to lure victims in

An Isis magazine has suggested that readers should post fake sales adverts online

'Isis jihadist' arrested in Germany

'Isis jihadist' arrested in Germany

Ahmad AA also thought to have been a commander in the Al-Nusra front

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

WATCH Video shows Isis flag being lowered as Kurdish troops drive jihadists from Taqba

Video shows Isis flag being lowered as Kurdish troops drive jihadists from Taqba

Kurdish troops claim to have retaken 90% of crucial city

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Teenager pleads guilty to plotting bomb attacks on Buckingham Palace and Elton John concert

Teenager Haroon Syed pleads guilty to plotting bomb attacks on Buckingham Palace and Elton John concert

Teen pleads guilty to bomb plots on Buckingham Palace and Elton John show

19-year-old Haroon Syed admitted to plotting to bomb targets in London

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

At least one US citizen and two British nationals are said to be part of an exodus

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Government troops are seen holding an Isis flag captured after fighting in March. Isis troops have now used police uniforms to massacre civilians in Mosul's old city

Isis executioners pose as liberators to massacre civilians in Mosul

Isis executioners pose as liberators to massacre civilians in Mosul

Jihadists reportedly posed as police officers to carry out massacre

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Haras Rafiq says Paris attacker was likely radicalised in prison

'Jihadi Jails' vital to stopping hate preachers like Anjem Choudary preying on vulnerable inmates, says extremism expert

'Jihadi Jails' a major step forward, says extremism expert

Haras Rafiq says last night's Paris attacks show why such institutions are needed

'For Marine Le Pen, the Paris shooting came at the right time,', says French politics professor

Paris terror attack came at perfect time for Marine Le Pen, says French politics expert

Paris shooting came at perfect time for Marine Le Pen, says politics expert

Dr David Lees spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the fallout from last night's attack

BREAKING Paris suspect turns himself in - reports

BREAKING Paris suspect turns himself in - reports

One attacker was killed last night and a second was reported to be on the run

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