A suspected jihadist held in eastern Libya told a local television channel that two Tunisian journalists who went missing in 2014 were killed by the Islamic State group. IS had claimed in January 2015 to have executed blogger Sofiene Chourabi and photographer ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
Of the numerous Executive Orders (EO) President Trump has issued since assuming office on 20 January, his most significant and controversial order is the one that affects the lives of millions of people living in the seven Islamic countries - Iran, Iraq, ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
In a major blow to President Donald Trump, a United States federal appeals court on Sunday rejected a request by his administration to immediately reinstate travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. The Justice Department had made the request with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco as part of an appeal against a lower court order halting the travel ban on people from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen. The court asked challengers of the ban ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago US court denies Trump admin's request to reinstate travel ban Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago Trump travel ban 'great gift to extremists': Iran FM Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
Following the Muslim ban in the United States, Kuwait has now suspended the issuance of visas for travellers from Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran. Tourism, trade, and visitor visas from the above mentioned nations have been restricted following an ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Portugal Prime Minister Antonia Luiss Santos Da Costa and Nisha Desai Biswal, a top ranking Indian-American official in the outgoing Obama administration, were among 30 people conferred the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman awards by President Pranab Mukherjee here ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
The siege of Aleppo is a mass atrocity with unprecedented levels of visibility. Confronted with the horrific images of a destroyed city, and the testimonies of wounded survivors using social media to reach out to the world , many have argued that a complete ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The next big destination for IS in South Asia could be India.In India, the existing SIMI-IM network can provide the logistics for an IS staging area, says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). Islamic State is on the back foot. The dreams of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of a Caliphate are shrinking at a consistent pace. A major difference in the approach of IS as compared to Al Qaeda -- the guiding beacon of Islamist radicalism till it was challenged by IS -- has been its emphasis on holding ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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