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Terror charge dropped against man on trial over Paris attacks

8 months, 9 days ago
PARIS: Prosecutors sought a four-year jail term on Tuesday for a man who hired out his apartment to two Islamic State militants after the 2015 Paris attacks, but they said there was insufficient evidence to convict him on terror charges.…

Defeated militarily in 2017, IS remains a global threat

9 months, 27 days ago
PARIS: The year 2017 saw significant destruction to the Islamic State (IS), which lost almost all of its self-proclaimed "Caliphate" in Iraq and Syria, but experts warn the group is adapting and continues to be a threat. Within hours of…

US woman charged with using Bitcoin to finance Daesh

9 months, 30 days ago
NEW YORK: US prosecutors have charged a New York woman with using Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies to send funds to the Islamic State group, also known as Daesh. Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, was arrested at her Long Island home on Thursday for…

Pakistan, Afghanistan, US resolve to eliminate Daesh

1 year, 1 month ago
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, Afghanistan, and United States have reaffirmed their resolve to continue to fight against the common threat of terrorism and eliminate the terror group Islamic State better known as Daesh from the region.  The…

Eight killed, over dozen injured in car bomb in Baghdad market

1 year, 1 month ago
BAGHDAD: A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad on Monday morning, killing at least eight people, police and rescue sources said. According to rescue officials, the explosives-laden car went off at the wholesale…

Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed in US strike: Pentagon

1 year, 3 months ago
WASHINGTON: US forces have killed the head of the Daesh group´s Afghanistan branch, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the third time in a year the franchise has lost its leader. Abu Sayed was killed in a July 11 strike in Afghanistan´s…