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Islamic State Asks Supporters To Target US, Europe, Israel

The Islamic State has asked its supporters to target ‘crusaders’ across the world, but especially in the United States, Europe and Israel. The spokesman for Islamic State Abu Huthaifa al-Ansari in a recorded message uploaded on Telegram praised the attack in Moscow, which killed over 140 people. “We ask God that you make it to […]Read More

Putin Says ‘Radical Islamists’ behind Moscow Attack

Russian president Vladimir Putin said that the Moscow terror attack was carried out by radical Islamists. However, he did not name ISIS, the terror group that has claimed responsibility for the attack. The Russian leader suggested that Ukraine may have played a role in the attack. Ukrainian officials have already clarified that they were not […]Read More

ISIS Releases Bodycam Footage Of The Attack

A video apparently shot by gunmen who carried out the Moscow concert hall attack has been put up on social media accounts typically used by ISIS, according to SITE Intelligence Group. According to SITE, the video appeared on a Telegram account belonging to Amaq, the news arm of Islamic State. The video shows several armed […]Read More

Islamic Threat Still Global Threat, Trying To Rebuild Itself?

The US-backed force that defeated the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria five years ago has warned that the extremists still pose grave dangers throughout the world and called on the international community to find solutions for thousands of fighters still held in its jails. The statement by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to […]Read More

Russia Detains 11 After Deadly Concert Hall Attack

Eleven people have been detained after gunmen stormed a concert hall in Moscow and opened fire on the crowd, the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service told President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, according to Russian state news agency Tass. At least three children were among the 60 people killed, Russian authorities said Saturday. Images shared […]Read More

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Russia Terror Attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a gun attack on a Moscow concert hall. The group said in a statement on the Telegram messaging app that IS fighters “attacked a large gathering… on the outskirts of the Russian capital Moscow”. The IS statement said the attackers had “retreated to their bases safely”. Prime Minister Narendra […]Read More