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Islamic State claims responsibility for machete attack in Belgium

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack by a machete-wielding man in Belgium that left two female police officers seriously injured, the group’s Amaq news agency said on Twitter. Shortly before the claim, Belgian prosecutors had identified the

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‘New Boko Haram leader’ claim is cheap blackmail- FG

The Federal Government has described as cheap propaganda, the report that ISIS has appointed a new leader for Boko Haram. Minister of Information and Culture. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Thursday in Port-Harcourt at the ongoing Conference of Editors 2016.

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ISIS names new Boko Haram leader

The Islamic State, better known as ISIS, has announced a new leader for the insurgent group, Boko Haram. ISIS referred to Abu Musab al-Barnawi, who was previously spokesman for Boko Haram, as the new leader replacing Abubakar Shekau. Mr. al-Barnawi

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Guns, drugs and maybe Islamists: Brazil tightens border before Games

On a chilly morning, with a breeze blowing in from Paraguay, customs officials occasionally stop and search vehicles crossing Brazil’s busiest border point, looking for contraband. Most passengers are poor Brazilians, carrying electronics they were commissioned to buy duty-free over

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Photos: Muslims protest against ISIS by attending Sunday Mass

Muslims in France and Italy took a stand against the recent barbaric attacks carried out in the name of Islam by ISIS by showing up to Sunday Mass in churches and cathedrals yesterday. Pictured above are Muslims gathered at the

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Islamic State minister of war, Shishani killed

Abu Omar al-Shishani, who the Pentagon described as Islamic State’s “minister of war”, was killed in combat in the Iraqi city of Shirqat, south of Mosul. Amaq news agency, which Islamic State regularly uses to issue reports, disclosed this on

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Top IS commander Shishani killed in Iraq

A top Islamic State group commander, Omar al-Shishani, has been killed in Iraq, the jihadist-linked Amaq agency said on Wednesday. The Pentagon announced in March that Shishani was believed to have died of injuries received in an air strike targeting

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Baghdad bombing: Isis’ most deadly attack in weeks

First, they came for Istanbul. On Tuesday night, three suspected Isis militants launched a brazen assault on Turkey’s main airport, exploding their suicide vests after gunning down numerous passengers and airport staff. At least 45 people were killed. The world

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Islamic State group hits back as Iraqi army moves into Falluja

Militants from the so-called Islamic State have launched a dawn counter-attack as Iraqi government troops push into the city of Falluja. A day after troops advanced through the southern suburb of Nuaimiya, scores of IS fighters attacked them, army officers

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