NIA raids Chennai areas, looking for Lankan bomb attack links

The city offices of Wahdathe Islami Hind at Mannady and Vepery were searched by the investigating officers in connection with Easter Day blasts in Sri Lanka recently. Continue Reading

Islamic State terrorists launch deadly attack against pro-Damascus fighters

Islamic State group jihadists have killed 35 pro-Damascus fighters in Syria, in what a monitoring group described Saturday as their deadliest operation since the fall of the “caliphate”. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said four senior Syrian army officers were among the troops and allied militiamen killed in the desert east of Homs province over the past 48 hours. Continue Reading

New Zealand ISIS member expects to return home

A New Zealand man who joined the Islamic State group has been captured in Syria and has told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation he regrets not being able to afford a slave and expects to return home. Mark Taylor is among a half-dozen or so New Zealanders thought to have joined the militant group. Continue Reading

British Muslim convert admits plotting ISIS attack in London

A British Muslim convert has pleaded guilty to plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on targets in London, including the city’s shopping hub of Oxford Street and Madame Tussauds wax museum. Continue Reading