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Kurdish troops take back 'strategic' Syrian town of Kobane ending 4-month-long battle with IS  Jan 27, 9:52 am
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Kurdish troops have reportedly pushed back the Islamic State (IS) militants to take back the strategic Syrian city of Kobane, putting an end to the four-month-long battle for the town, officials said.
Brit woman who married IS fighter writes guide on how to be 'a war widow'  Jan 26, 5:35 pm
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A British woman who fled to Syria to marry an IS fighter has written a survival guide on war widows, sparking rumours about the possible death of her new husband.
Five Brit footballers may have filmed Jihadi John's beheading video!  Jan 26, 5:00 pm
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Five footballers are reportedly suspected of filming Jihadi John's beheading videos after they recently travelled from Britain to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS).
Syrian govt airstrikes kill 30 including six children in Damascus  Jan 24, 1:40 pm
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Syrian government's airstrikes by its warplanes near the capital Damascus has killed more than 30 people including six children, said an activist group.
U.S. claims coalition has knocked off half of top IS command in 6,000 militants toll  Jan 23, 2:09 pm
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): The U.S. led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Iraq and Syria has killed more than 6,000 fighters including half of the top command of the group, said U.S. diplomatic officials.
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says cannot stop IS volunteers travelling to Syria via Turkey   Jan 22, 5:48 pm
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has warned that the swarm of jihadi volunteers travelling to Syria via Turkey to fight alongside Islamic State (IS) cannot be stopped.
State of the Union address: Obama exhorts Congress to authorize use of force against IS  Jan 21, 11:43 am
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has urged the Congress in "strongest terms" till date to authorize use of force against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria during his sixth State of the Union address.
John McCain says ground forces needed to defeat IS in Iraq, Syria   Jan 20, 2:47 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): United States Senator John McCain has urged that the international ground forces should be deployed in Iraq and Syria to combat Islamic State militants.
Kurdish fighters push IS back to capture 'strategic hilltop' in Syria's Kobane  Jan 20, 11:37 am
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Kurdish troops involved in fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Syrian town of Kobane have reportedly seized control over a strategic hilltop, a report said.
6 Hezbollah members killed in Israeli air strike in Syria's Golan Heights  Jan 19, 10:40 am
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Six Hezbollah members have been killed in an Israeli air strike in Quneitra province in the Syrian sector of the Golan Heights "during a field reconnaissance mission," the Lebanese militant movement said.
Family of pregnant suicide bomber who killed cop says she was normal teen who wore mini-skirts, make-up  Jan 18, 1:05 pm
London, Jan 18 (ANI): The family of a teenager who killed a police official in Turkey last week in a suicide bomb attack while she was a pregnant widow of an Islamic State (IS) fighter, has said that she was a normal girl who used to wear mini-skirts and make-up.
IS militants force children to donate blood in Syrian province of Raqqa  Jan 18, 11:40 am
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): According to stranded residents in the Syrian province of Raqqa, children in the area are being forced to donate blood by Islamic State (IS) militants who have taken over the province.
ISIS sympathiser nabbed in Hyderabad   Jan 16, 9:10 pm
Hyderabad, Jan. 16 (ANI): The Hyderabad Police on Friday arrested an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) sympathiser, who was attempting to join the terrorist organisation in Syria.
Brit teen jihadist says IS has fighters 'just waiting for order to attack West'  Jan 16, 5:36 pm
London, Jan 16 (ANI): A 19-year-old British grammar schoolboy turned Islamic State (IS) jihadist says that the terror group has fighters "just waiting for the order to do attacks on the West".
Two Italian aid workers abducted in Syria freed  Jan 16, 4:30 pm
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Two Italian aid workers who were taken captive in Syria by the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front more than five months ago have been freed.
IS calls publication of new Charlie Hebdo cartoon of Prophet Mohammad 'extremely stupid' act  Jan 15, 11:58 am
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): The Islamic State group has described the publication of latest Charlie Hebdo cover cartoon depicting a weeping Prophet Mohammad as an "extremely stupid" act.
Paris shootings: Female accomplice of gunman who killed 4 hostages at supermarket left France   Jan 11, 10:48 am
Johannesburg, Jan 11 (ANI): The suspected female accomplice of Amedy Coulibaly, the man behind the shooting at a Jewish supermarket in Paris, is believed to have left France last week to travel to Syria via Turkey, said sources.
US issues worldwide travel alert in wake of France terror attacks  Jan 10, 12:39 pm
Wellington, Jan 10 (ANI): In the wake of the recent terror attacks in France, the US has issued a worldwide travel threat alert to its citizens.
MI5 boss warns al Qaeda in Syria planning Mumbai style "mass casualty attacks against West"  Jan 9, 2:36 pm
Sydney, Jan 09 (ANI): MI5 boss Andrew Parker has warned that a group of core al Qaeda terrorists in Syria is plotting Mumbai style "mass casualty attacks against the West".
Members of IS' religious police abducted by unknown gunmen in Syria  Jan 8, 12:03 pm
London, Jan 08 (ANI): A report has said that some members of the religious police force set up by the Islamic State (IS) in Syria have been kidnapped.
US' drone fleet reaches 'breaking point': Report  Jan 6, 3:49 pm
Washington, Jan 06 (ANI): The United States Air Force's drone fleet has reached a "breaking point" due to a lack of enough pilots and trained manpower to meet the fast-rising demand for more unmanned missions.
IS militant offers online 'speed-dating' guide to women looking for prospective IS grooms  Jan 6, 11:26 am
London, Jan 06 (ANI): A British Islamic State (IS) militant has reportedly published an online guide for "deluded" British women looking to travel to Syria to find a husband.
With 76,000 deaths in Syrian conflict 2014 becomes deadliest in 4 years  Jan 2, 11:24 am
London, Jan 02 (ANI): Over 76,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict in the year 2014 marking it as the deadliest year yet in the country's four year conflict, said activists.
IS militants claim capturing another pilot after downing fighter jet in Iraq  Dec 31, 11:25 am
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have claimed to have shot down a fighter jet and captured its pilot in Iraq, days after it captured a Jordanian pilot in Syria.
IS reportedly killed over 200 own fighters for trying to flee war  Dec 30, 12:47 pm
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A senior monitoring group claims that the Islamic State militants have killed at least 120 of its own fighters for trying to flee jihad and return home.