Showing posts with label Foreign jihadists. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Foreign jihadists. Show all posts

Friday, June 29, 2018

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution of death row jihadists

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the immediate execution of hundreds of convicted jihadists on death row, in swift retaliation for the ISIS's execution of eight captives.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Unrest haunts Mideast as Syria becomes wrestling venue for various powers

the involvement of Turkey in its anti-Kurd crackdown northeastern Syria
Syria has become a theatre for regional and international actors with different and even conflicting goals and interests, while fighting terrorism represented by the Islamic States (IS) militant group and its affiliates is depicted as a common goal.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Italy arrests female "foreign fighter" suspect

An Italian woman has been arrested on suspicion of being a foreign fighter for the so-called Islamic State (IS) extremist group, local media reported Saturday.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Wave of ‘more dangerous, skilled’ ISIS jihadists bound to hit Europe : UN counterterrorism chief

Europe will have to come to grips with an exodus of “dangerous and disillusioned” Islamic State jihadists, defeated in Syria and Iraq earlier this year and possibly seeking revenge, the head of the UN Security Council's counterterrorism agency has warned.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

OPCW warns of "chemical attacks" by ISIS terrorfighters returning from Syria

The Islamic State (IS) foreign "fighters" returning from Syria to their countries of origin could carry out chemical weapons attacks after learning how to use the toxic substance in the battle zones, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmeet Uzumcu warned on Friday.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Belgium warns of new Europe terrorist attacks

Belgium said on Tuesday that more "terrorist fighters" want to return to Europe from Syria to carry out further attacks, a month after suicide bombings in Brussels killed 32 people.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Jihadist goes on trial over destruction of ancient Timbuktu shrines

An Islamic militant on Wednesday was accused of destroying centuries-old mausoleums in Timbuktu during the 2012 Mali conflict as the International Criminal Court (ICC) heard its first-ever case concerning the destruction of cultural artefacts.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Friday, January 8, 2016

Rise in French women joining IS group ranks as jihadists target female recruits

The number of French women joining the ranks of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is on the rise, say figures reported in the French media on Thursday, a sign of the increasing importance placed on female recruits by the organisation.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Indonesia turns to China as ethnic Uyghurs join would-be jihadists

Indonesian authorities are working with their counterparts in China to stem a flow of ethnic Uyghur militants seeking to join Islamist jihadists in the world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia's counter-terrorism chief said.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

ISIS ‘will not destroy’ Palmyra ruins, only statues

Footage released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) showed the ruins of Syria’s Palmyra untouched as the militant group claimed it only destroy statues which it deems polytheistic, the Guardian newspaper reported on Wednesday.