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Reportedly, the activities of UPLF had started increasing in the border areas of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts with the tacit support of other militant groups. "Garang Gajao, a Myanmar trained cadre has been involved in mobilizing cadres and ...
Mouin al-Awad, right, keeps his dogs on the roof of a friend's building. Dave Copeland / NBC News "I put my dogs here because if I put them downstair.

Defense Secretary James Mattis has reassured his Turkish counterpart that the U.S. would reclaim weapons supplied to Kurdish militants after defeating the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in its de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria, according to ...
Before they formed one of the most dreaded militant groups in The Philippines and pledged loyalty to Islamic State militant group (ISIS), the Mautes were a wealthy, political family in the southern region of Mindanao, largely influenced by the ...
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and his Indonesian and Malaysian counterparts met in Manila with top security officials to discuss a joint plan of action amid the siege of Marawi city by militants aligned with the Islamic State group that has ...
A group describing itself as the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, comprising militant groups from the mainly Christian south of Nigeria, have for some time criticised successive administrations for allowing the bulk of block allocations awarded to ...

Jakarta - Indonesian police announced yesterday that they have arrested 41 suspected militants following last month's twin suicide bombings in the capital that killed three policemen.
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, says the newly formed State Volunteer Service would be empowered to recruit more youths to work closely with security agencies.
The Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that it managed to eliminate three members from the militant group 'Hasm' that is affiliated to the outlawed Muslim ...
The Islamic State group destroyed the mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said.
IRBIL, Iraq - The Islamic State group blew up a historic landmark in Mosul - the city's famed 12th century al-Nuri mosque with its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba, from where the IS leader proclaimed the militant group's self-styled ...
It is where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a so-called Islamic caliphate in 2014 shortly after the city was overrun by the militants and was seen as a key symbolic prize in the fight for Iraq's second largest city. Iraqi forces launched a ...
Boko Haram, the Nigerian militant Islamist group that has slaughtered tens of thousands in recent years, appears to have struck again.
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously backed a West African force to combat militant groups as well as arms, drug and human trafficking in the Sahel region after diplomats said France softened the resolution's language to secure ...
WASHINGTON: In a damning report, the Pentagon has said Afghan-oriented militant groups, including the Taliban and Haqqani Network, benefit from "support" from elements of the Pakistan government.
One of the most notorious groups formed in 1991, Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) is the smallest and the most radicalised separatist group that seeks to form a sovereign state in the southern part of The Philippines. The group has its roots in separatism but ...
The militant group, which is suspected of links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, claimed responsibility for a deadly roadside bombing earlier this week, in the Egyptian capital's upscale suburb of Maadi, killing one police officer and wounding four ...

... of attempting to "hijack" the grief of the Grenfell Tower fire victims by holding a day of protests targeting the Tory government.
NEW YORK (Churchmilitant.com) - Church Militant's Resistance group turned out Saturday evening to protest a pro-LGBT fundraiser hosted at a Catholic Church in the archdiocese of New York.
The paper, citing half a dozen militant commanders and three persons familiar with Israel's thinking, said Israel's "secret engagement" in the war aims to install a buffer zone on the Syrian border with elements friendly to Tel Aviv.
The Maute group joined forces with a local ISIS affiliate to take over the city of Marawi in early May. On May 23, Duterte declared martial law for Mindanao, setting off clashes between the national army and local rebel groups. Since then, thousands ...
militant leader-turned-politician Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl told The Hindu on Monday that his meeting with the chief of the outlawed National Liberation Front of Twipra (NLFT) was an effort to urge extremists to "shun violence and return to a peaceful ...
(Bamako, Mali) - An al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militant group said Monday it staged an attack the previous day on a resort area in Mali popular with foreigners, killing five people, including a Portuguese soldier who had been serving in the European ...
IRGC In this picture taken on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, Iranian Revolutionary Guards members march during a parade ceremony, marking the 28th anniversary of the onset of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988), in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary ...
On the date of Sahir's birth, May 23, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law across the southern island of Mindanao, vowing to drive out the militants - an alliance of groups that have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group ...
A shadowy militant group in Egypt that is suspected of links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood has claimed responsibility for a deadly roadside bombing in ...
The socialist militant groups are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday as they march on Parliament in a show of anger at the government's austerity policies which have been blamed for the tragedy.
Malian army troops and French counter-terrorist forces are battlng the militants. It is the second deadly attack in the West African country in as many days.
Karachi, Pakistan - A jail superintendent and 11 other officials were arrested in the wake of a jail break in which two militants who were on trial escaped from a high-security prison, Pakistani police said Saturday. The arrested officials were being ...
A top Afghan Army official has said that at least 700 Islamic State (ISIS) militants were killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in the past three months during the Hamza operations.
Ikhwan force, locally known as 'naabedh', was a pro-government militia in Jammu and Kashmir, composed of surrendered Kashmiri militants. The group helped the Indian security agencies to counter the militant groups operating in the Valley. The force was ...
Eyewitnesses said at least five militants of both Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen appeared in the funeral of slain commander Junaid Mattoo in Khudwani village of Anantnag in South Kashmir and offered a 'gun salute' with young men and ...
Palestinian militant groups including Hamas have denied a claim by the Islamic State (IS) group that three Palestinian men who killed an Israeli policewoman in Jerusalem were members of the jihadist outfit.
Palestinian militants disputed a Daesh claim Saturday that it was behind a deadly attack against Israel, saying it was their people who killed a female police officer on duty near Jerusalem's Old City.
The battle to eradicate hundreds of ISIS-affiliated militants, mostly from the locally-based Maute group but affiliated with the Abu Sayyaf Group of militants has shown little sign of resolution as the third week of fighting wears on. Task Force Marawi ...
Islamist militants of Ahrar al-Sham and Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (al-Qaeda affiliated group previously known as Al-Nusra Front) attacked the villages of Basoufan and Bashmere in the Sherawa area of Afrin.
Iranian forces have killed two suspected members of an armed Sunni Muslim group in southeastern Iran and arrested five others, a minister said, accusing Saudi Arabia of "sponsoring terrorists" in the country.
More than a hundred Islamic State group militants are said to have been killed in a suspected US bombing on their Iraq hideout on Wednesday, after fighters took over a west Mosul neighbourhood in a surprise counterattack.
Swiss-based cement and aggregates company LafargeHolcim (HCMLF) (HCMLY) is down due to payments to a militant group in Syria to keep an operation safe.
The Iraqi Army and its allies have completely surrounded the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Mosul's Old City, the jihadists' final area of influence in what was once their largest city.
facebook on Thursday offered new insight into its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial ...
A group of militants killed at least three policemen and wounded another during a shootout late Thursday in northwest Pakistan, officials said, with one assailant ...
Christians Are Given Hijabs by Muslims in Marawi to Help Them Escape ISIS militants ... Muslims have been helping Christians to escape ISIS-affiliated Maute Group attackers in the devastated city of Marawi in the southern Philippines. ... Fighters from ...
On Tuesday evening, militants carried out five attacks in three hours leaving 12 soldiers injured in what seems to be well-coordinated attacks in both south and north Kashmir.
Tehran, Iran - Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's security forces have killed two militants and arrested five others in southeastern Iran.
Beirut - The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is endangering civilians by using artillery-delivered white phosphorous, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, after reports that such weapons were used in the Syrian city of Raqqa.
The navies of Indonesia, Malaysia, and The Philippines planned joint patrols last year after a spate of kidnappings by Abu Sayyaf, a well established militant group that has declared support for Islamic State. But there are plenty of gaps to fill. "We ...
AIN ISSA (Syria): When Leefa set out from Indonesia for the Islamic State group's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, she says she thought she was headed to an earthly paradise for the faithful.
There are up to 1,000 people still trapped in the parts of Marawi city that the militants control, the government said, three weeks after fighting erupted with gunmen going on a rampage and flying black flags of the Islamic State (IS) group. The ...
The area around the camp was cordoned off to nab the unidentified militants, the police official said. In another attack, a CRPF camp at Padgampora in Pulwama was targeted, but no one was hurt in it as the grenade hurled by the militants exploded mid-air.


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