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Kurdish forces recapture Iraqi town of Zumar from IS militants Oct 26, 10:36 am
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Kurdish officials said that they have recaptured the town of Zumar in northern Iraq from Islamic State militants in a battle to secure a Shia pilgrim route.
Sydney, Oct 25 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of destabilizing the world order by failing to respect the interests of other countries, pointing to wars in Iraq, Syria and Libya as examples of botched U.S. policies that have led to chaos.
IS world's wealthiest terror group: Top US official Oct 24, 1:14 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 24 (ANI): A top United States administration official has termed the Islamic State (IS) world's wealthiest terror group that generates tens of millions of dollars a month from "deep and diverse" sources that include, black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion.
New York, Oct 24 (ANI): Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who stormed Canada's government complex on Wednesday killing a soldier, had recently applied for a passport as he wanted to travel to Syria, said his mother.
Terrified 15-year-old Syrian prisoner says was given choice to 'either join ISIS, or be beheaded' Oct 24, 11:56 am
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A 15-year-old boy accused of being Islamic State (IS) militant said that he was given a choice to 'either join ISIS, or be beheaded' and admitted that he fought with the jihadists.
U.S. planning to bomb Syrian oil pipelines to cut off IS' funding Oct 24, 10:34 am
London, Oct 24 (ANI): The United States is planning to bomb pipelines in Syria in order to cut off the huge profits being made by Islamic State (IS) militant group from occupied oilfields, said a senior Obama administration official.
Turkey to allow access of 200 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters to fight IS militants in Syria's Kobane Oct 24, 9:53 am
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly said that an agreement has been reached for 200 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to pass through Turkey and join the Syrian Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Kobane.
London, Oct 23 (ANI): The Syrian military has reportedly stepped up air strikes on rebel areas dramatically, conducting more than 200 attacks in 36 hours.
US investigating reported seizure of airdropped arms for Kurdish forces by IS in Kobane Oct 22, 2:11 pm
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): The Pentagon has reportedly said that they are investigating claims that a cache of weapons dropped by the United States-led coalition for Kurdish militiamen have been seized by the Islamic State (IS).
Syrian tribe members express resentment over being ignored by West in fight against IS Oct 21, 6:26 pm
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): The recent tribal revolt against the Islamic State in Syria that was brutally crushed by the extremists- who massacred hundreds of Shaitat tribe members for rising up against them-received little international attention, causing anger and resentment among the tribesmen.
IS militants behead baby girl in Syrian town of Kobani: Report Oct 21, 2:54 pm
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Islamic State militants have reportedly beheaded a few month old baby girl who was seen pinned to the floor and in distress as a knife was held to her throat in strategic Syrian town of Kobani.
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Three days after reports said that the Islamic State (IS) had been driven out of most of the Syrian town of Kobane, fresh clashes have erupted in the town between the Kurdish ground troops and the jihadists.
Seventy dead bodies of IS militants dropped off at hospital: Syrian opposition group Oct 20, 12:57 pm
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A report has revealed that at least 70 dead bodies of Islamic State (IS) fighters have been dropped off at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad over the past four days, a Syrian opposition group said.
U.S. military airdrops arms, medical supplies to Kurds battling against IS in Kobani Oct 20, 11:34 am
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): The United States military claimed on Sunday that it has dropped medical supplies, arms and ammunition to Kurdish fighters who are fighting against Islamic State (IS) militants to hold the Syrian border town of Kobani.
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): Islamic State militants have executed a man in the Aleppo province of Syria and displayed his body on a cross as they accused him of filming their headquarters, claimed a monitoring group on Saturday.
U.S. launches 25 new airstrikes against IS in Iraq, Syria Oct 19, 10:36 am
Johannesburg, Oct 19 (ANI): The United States has launched 25 new airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday and Saturday hitting IS jihadists and their oil infrastructure, says the U.S. military.
Melbourne, Oct 17 (ANI): French journalist Nicolas Henin, a freed Islamic State hostage and former cellmate of the four beheaded journalist says that he still can't get over the horrors of his captivity in Syria.
Saddam Hussein's pilots training IS militants to fly captured jets Oct 18, 11:44 am
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Pilots under the former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein are training Islamic State (IS) militants to fly three captured fighter jets, says Rami Abdul Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).
IS driven out of most of Syria's Kobane: Kurdish commander Oct 17, 2:17 pm
London, Oct 17 (ANI): As intensified United States-led air strikes pushed back the Islamic State (IS) militants from the Syrian town of Kobane, a Kurdish commander has reportedly said that the group has been driven out of most of the town.
ISIS flags in Kashmir: Dangers ensconced in mass appeal Oct 16, 1:01 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 16 (ANI): On October 14, Indians were shocked by the visuals on their television sets of a stone pelting ritual in Srinagar. An event generally played out after the Friday prayers, however this time occurring on a Tuesday. This not being the only difference, the stone pelters also waved Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) flags alongside a Pakistani flag.
IS retreating from Syrian town of Kobane: Kurdish official Oct 16, 10:21 am
London, Oct 16 (ANI): A Kurdish official has reportedly said that the Islamic State (IS) militants are finally retreating from the Syrian town of Kobane following weeks of fighting.
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): While touting Iran's "good experience" in fighting terrorism, Iranian Parliament head has reportedly said that air strikes alone would not be enough to destroy the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Strategic differences and disagreements among US-led coalition combating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is threatening to weaken the fight against the extremist group.
London, Oct 15 (ANI): The United States-led forces have reportedly stepped up attacks against the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Kobane in an attempt to prevent the group from advancing further into the town.
Johannesburg, Oct 14 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) group has said that it is using women as sex slaves from the minority Yazidi sect in what it praised as the revival of an ancient custom of using women and children as spoils of war.
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