Recent News Headlines : Islamic State

USE OF WEAPONIZED DRONES BY ISIS SPURS TERRORISM FEARS


An Iraqi officer inspects a drone belonging to Islamic State militants in Mosul on Jan. 28... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 552

PAKISTAN SAYS IT HAS KILLED 100 'TERRORISTS' AFTER SUICIDE SHRINE ATTACK


Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday condemned the shrine attack on Twitter, calling Islamic State a common enemy of Afghanistan Pakistan ... READ MORE

18th February, 2017 120

AT LEAST 45 PEOPLE ARE KILLED IN BOMBING AT POPULAR CAR MARKET IN BAGHDAD


The government has found no solution to the regular bombings by the Islamic State militant group... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 244

AS ISLAMIC STATE LOSES TERRITORY, IT SEEKS TO SURVIVE ONLINE


The Islamic State thinks they'll make perfect terrorists... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 627

NO TRUMPS IMMIGRATION ORDER IS NOT RECRUITING TERRORISTS


Meanwhile, the Islamic State broke away from al Qaeda during Obama's presidency and managed to gain territory in Syria and Iraq... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 326

THEY'RE YOUNG AND LONELY. THE ISLAMIC STATE THINKS THEY'LL MAKE PERFECT TERRORISTS.


Using social media, Yusuf also connected with other Muslim boys his age who admired the Islamic State... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 2406

A FILE ON ISLAMIC STATE'S 'PROBLEM' FOREIGN FIGHTERS SHOWS SOME ARE REFUSING TO FIGHT


Iraqi Special Operations Forces scatter after a car bomb exploded during an operation to clear the al-Andalus district of Islamic State militants in Mosul... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 1252

HOW A U.S. TEAM USES FACEBOOK, GUERRILLA MARKETING TO PEEL OFF POTENTIAL ISIS RECRUITS


Lumpkin's team adopted a similar approach that targets Facebook users, specifically young Muslims in countries heavily recruited by the Islamic State... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 1035

ISLAMIC STATE RECRUITING CHILD REFUGEES AS THEY HEAD TO EUROPEA


The report found Islamic State was offering free passage for those crossing the Libyan deserts, if they pledged allegiance... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 4760

IRAQI REGION IS EVICTING FAMILIES OF ISIS MEMBERS


Several of those evicted said security forces had confiscated their cellphones and interrogated them about family members' ties to the Islamic State... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 275

SUSPECT IN ISTANBUL RAMPAGE ON NEW YEARA??S IS CAPTURED, TURKEY SAYS


Suspect in Istanbul Rampage on New Yeara??s Is Captured, Turkey Says... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 913

AFTER A SLOW AND BLOODY FIGHT AGAINST ISIS, IRAQI FORCES TRY TO PICK UP THE PACE IN MOSUL


Yahya Rasoul, spokesman for Iraq's Joint Operations Command, said the losses among Iraqi forces are insignificant compared with Islamic State deaths in the battle... READ MORE

14th January, 2017 562

ISLAMIC STATE FIGHTS LOSING BATTLE IN EASTERN MOSUL


In some cases for privacy, but also so that Islamic State snipers could see Iraqi forces without being spotted... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 16

U.S. TROOPS CARRY OUT GROUND RAID AGAINST ISIS IN SYRIA


The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 25 Islamic State members were killed in the operation... READ MORE

9th January, 2017 4482

ISLAMIC STATE SUICIDE CAR BOMB KILLS 13 IN EASTERN BAGHDAD


Islamic State is likely to resort to bomb attacks and similar tactics elsewhere in Iraq as it is driven out of its Mosul stronghold... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 294

IS SUICIDE CAR BOMB KILLS 13 IN BAGHDAD


A suicide car bomb blast claimed by Islamic State killed at least 13 people and wounded more than 50 others at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 227

IRAQI FORCES CLOSE IN ON TIGRIS IN ISLAMIC STATE STRONGHOLD MOSUL


This is a very important factor, thanks to which Daesh Islamic State has not been able to move its fighters... READ MORE

8th January, 2017 1127

BLAST KILLS DOZENS IN REBEL-HELD SYRIAN TOWN


Turkey's privately owned Dogan news agency said a car bomb planted by Islamic State was responsible... READ MORE

7th January, 2017 320

TOP PHILIPPINE MILITANT WHO PLEDGED ALLEGIANCE TO ISLAMIC STATE KILLED IN FIREFIGHT


Maguid was the leader of Ansar Khalifa Philippines, one of four groups that pledged allegiance to Islamic State in a YouTube video in 2015... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 51

ISTANBUL NIGHTCLUB GUNMAN IDENTIFIED, SAYS TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER


Turkish police release images of istanbul nightclub attack suspect - video report... READ MORE

4th January, 2017 334

ISLAMIC STATE SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 36 IN BAGHDAD MARKET


He pledged support for helping displaced Iraqis return to the city of Mosul, where Iraqi forces are waging a massive offensive against the Islamic State... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 28

SCORES KILLED IN BAGHDAD AS MILITANTS STRIKE WITH MULTIPLE CAR BOMBS


Meanwhile, Islamic State militants launched an attack on the main road from Baghdad to Mosul, a key military supply route... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 320

MILITARY WEIGHS EXPANDED USE OF CYBER, SPACE WEAPONS AGAINST ISIL


Last May, Defense Secretary Ash Carter urged the military space community to join the fight against the Islamic State, though he declined to describe how... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 12260

U.S. GENERAL SEES ISLAMIC STATE'S CAPABILITY WANING IN EAST MOSUL


The coalition has bombed all five bridges connecting east and west Mosul, forcing Islamic State to transport casualties across the Tigris River by boat... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 1352

ISLAMIC STATE KILLS 24 IN BAGHDAD BLAST, CUTS ROAD TO MOSUL


Shirqat mayor Ali Dodah said Islamic State seized three checkpoints on the main road linking Baiji to Shirqat following the attacks... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 1605

LSLAMIC STATE GROUP CLAIMS ISTANBUL NEW YEAR'S NIGHT CLUB ATTACK


Most of the victims were visitors from the Middle East, celebrating the New Year in the ritzy night club... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 1921

ISLAMIC STATE ATTACK ON IRAQ POLICE CHECKPOINT KILLS SEVEN, SHOWS GUERRILLA-STYLE CAPABILITY


Islamic State attacked an Iraqi police checkpoint near the southern city of Najaf on Sunday, killing seven policemen as government forces in the north made... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 5

INSIDE THE ECONOMIC WAR AGAINST THE ISLAMIC STATE


The new tactics make it all but impossible for the Islamic State to repair the wells or extract oil through makeshift techniques, the officials said... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 1320

ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE FIGHT FOR THE ISLAMIC STATE'S CAPITAL OF RAQQA


On the front lines of the fight for the Islamic State's capital of Raqqa, Syria... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 1831

U.S.-BACKED FIGHTERS APPROACH DAM HELD BY ISLAMIC STATE IN SYRIA


The SDF is the most effective ground force battling the Islamic State in Syria... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 27

Trending News Headlines : Islamic State

WHY EXTREMISTS DESTROY ANCIENT TREASURES


Syrian troops captured Palmyra from Islamic State fighters on Sunday after three weeks of intense fighting... READ MORE

13th December, 2016 16773

RECORD AIRSTRIKE HITS OVER 100 ISIL OIL TRUCKS GATHERED IN SYRIA


Revenue from oil and other sources has dropped as a result of the airstrikes and the Islamic State's loss of territoryA in Iraq and Syria... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 14185

ISIS'S SECOND-IN-COMMAND HID IN SYRIA FOR MONTHS. THE DAY HE STEPPED OUT, THE U.S. WAS WAITING.


The Islamic State is facing a serious crisis... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 11098

ISLAMIC STATE RETAKES PARTS OF SYRIAA??S HISTORIC PALMYRA


The Islamic State gets 25 percent of its revenue from oil, the Center for the Analysis of Terrorism, a private research group, estimates... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 10685

'IRAQI ARMY SAVED US,' RESIDENTS OUTSIDE MOSUL SAY


Iraqi troops retook Bazwaya, a town 10 miles east of Mosul, from Islamic State control... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 8691

ISIL BRAINWASHED KIDS TO BECOME NEXT GENERATION OF EXTREMISTS


Iraqi paramilitary forces said they had captured several villages southwest of Mosul from the Islamic State... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 8271

GERMAN MEDIA SAY BOY, 12, PLANNED TWIN BOMB ATTACKS


European security agencies believe the Islamic State is currently developingA new tactics to strike at the West including kidnapping and car bombs... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 8027

KURDISH WOMEN FIGHTERS BATTLE ISLAMIC STATE WITH MACHINEGUNS AND SONGS


On Thursday afternoon, women fighters were lined up on a dirt berm, their weapons pointed at the frontline with Islamic State about 700 meters away... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 7236

SCOTT DAYTON IDENTIFIED AS FIRST AMERICAN TO DIE IN SYRIA COMBAT


He was killed by an improvised bomb on Thursday in northern Syria, where the Americans have been helping to organize an offensive against the Islamic State... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 4553

IF THERE WERE NO CIVILIANS WED JUST BURN IT ALL NONCOMBATANTS HAMPER IRAQI FORCES


Iraqi soldiers talk during a lull in the fighting against Islamic State militants on Nov. 11, 2016, as security forces were pushing through parts of Mosul... READ MORE

12th November, 2016 4416

ISIS USED CHEMICAL ARMS AT LEAST 52 TIMES IN SYRIA AND IRAQ REPORT SAYS


Mosul was at the center of the Islamic State's chemical weapons production, Mr. Strack said... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 4276

TURKISH JETS STRIKE KURDS IN SYRIA


The villages taken by the SDF from Islamic State also represented an advance towards al-Bab... READ MORE

20th October, 2016 3769

ISIS CALLS FOR HOLY WAR FIND AN ECHO IN PRO-TRUMP SOCIAL MEDIA


And, for a time, it seemed that the Islamic State was even trying to goad the West into a confrontation near Dabiq... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 3705

IRAQI FORCES ATTACK MOSUL A BELEAGUERED STRONGHOLD FOR ISIS


Nearly all of the Mosul residents contacted spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of Islamic State retaliation... READ MORE

17th October, 2016 3461

IN CHARRED CHURCH NEAR MOSUL, IRAQI CHRISTIANS PRAY ONCE MORE


Today Qaraqosh is free of Daesh Islamic State, Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Mosul Butrus Moshe told worshippers... READ MORE

30th October, 2016 3170

SYRIAN REBELS SEIZE VILLAGE WHERE ISLAMIC STATE PROMISED FINAL BATTLE


The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war, had said Islamic State brought 1,200 fighters to defend Dabiq... READ MORE

16th October, 2016 2835

IRAQIS CELEBRATE FIRST CHRISTMAS NEAR MOSUL AFTER ISLAMIC STATE PUSHBACK


A few hundred Iraqi Christians flocked on Saturday to Bartella, a northern town recently retaken from Islamic State, to celebrate Christmas for the first time since 2013... READ MORE

24th December, 2016 2820

IRAQI ARMY TRIES TO TAKE MAIN CHRISTIAN TOWN NEAR MOSUL


Kurdish Peshmerga fighters took control of Kirkuk in 2014, after the Iraqi army withdrew from the region, fleeing an Islamic State advance through northern and western Iraq... READ MORE

22nd October, 2016 2640

ISLAMIC STATE RETALIATES AS IRAQI FORCES PUSH ON MOSUL


Kirkuk is located east of Hawija, a pocket still under control Islamic State that lies between Baghdad and Mosul... READ MORE

21st October, 2016 2613

DEJA VU FOR U.S. TROOPS CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS IN IRAQ AGAIN


I've seen the Iraqi army pick themselves up a lot... READ MORE

26th December, 2016 2476

MOSCOW STUDENT SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ATTEMPTING TO JOIN ISIS


Specifically, she intended to join an Islamic State IS, formerly ISIS ISIL branch called 'Badr' and carry out a suicide attack in Russia, the judges ruled... READ MORE

22nd December, 2016 2190

ISIS FLEES VILLAGE WHERE IT PROPHESIED DOOMSDAY BATTLE


It also offered further evidence of the Islamic State's rapidly diminishing capabilities ahead of the imminent offensive targeting the city of Mosul in neighboring Iraq... READ MORE

16th October, 2016 1922

DOCUMENTS SHOW ISLAMIC STATE OBSESSIONS: BEARDS AND CONCUBINES


Slick, colorful posters, pamphlets and documents highlight Islamic State's intense focus on dictating what it called proper Islamic behavior for the citizens of its caliphate... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 1816

KURDISH-LED FORCE ANNOUNCES START OF OPERATION TO RECLAIM RAQQA FROM ISIS


Over the summer, Turkish forces intervened in northern Syria, targeting Islamic State militants but also acting as a curb to Kurdish territorial ambitions in the country... READ MORE

6th November, 2016 1814

'NOW WE HAVE OUR FREEDOM': IN EASTERN MOSUL, FINALLY, A DAY WITHOUT ISLAMIC STATE


Iraqi soldiers were seeing firsthand what life in Mosul had been like under Islamic State rule imposed in 2014... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 1785

IRAQI SHI'ITE COMMANDER SAYS MOSUL BATTLE 'NO PICNIC' AS TROOPS ADVANCE


Their target is to seize the town of Tal Afar, 55 km 35 miles west of Mosul, from Islamic State... READ MORE

30th October, 2016 1747

TRUCK ATTACK MAY BE PART OF ISIS STRATEGY TO SHARPEN DIVIDE BETWEEN MUSLIMS AND OTHERS


The resulting crackdown would benefit the Islamic State, the group argues, by dividing Europeans and driving wavering Muslims into the jihadists' corner... READ MORE

21st December, 2016 1700

DISCREET ENCRYPTED AND HIGHLY PERMISSIVE TELEGRAM IS JIHADISTS APP OF CHOICE FOR PROMOTING TERROR


Yet, even bumblers are capable of striking a blow for the Islamic State... READ MORE

24th December, 2016 1653

IRAQI FORCES PUSH DEEPER INTO EASTERN MOSUL


Human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said on Friday Islamic State fighters had killed hundreds of people, including 50 deserters and 180 former Iraqi government employees, around Mosul... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 1647

DEADLY BERLIN CHRISTMAS MARKET EPISODE IS LATEST IN EUROPE


Many recent attacks have been linked to jihadists, and some to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS... READ MORE

20th December, 2016 1643


IMPORTANT TERMS OF USE & DISCLAIMER INFORMATION:

Daily Digital News provides public access to an archive of historical news articles from many popular news sources. Daily Digital News provides keyword searchable summaries, and links, to news articles that were originally publically accessible, and all news articles presented on dailydigitalnews.com were initially freely available to the general public. Daily Digital News does not claim any copyright ownership of the aggregated content of this website. Aggregated news content presented on dailydigitalnews.com may be subject to copyright, and the use made here is consistent with the principles of limited use for research and education. Daily Digital News takes advantage of unique web-crawling technologies and algorithms. This includes the use of services provided by Alchemy API (by IBM Watson) as well as other open source technologies. Daily Digital News operates this website on a not for profit basis. No income, revenue, remuneration, or profit of any kind has been made as a result of providing this website to the public. Use of this website is at the user's own discretion. Daily Digital News exercises no control over the use made of this website and accepts no liability to users or resources in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with this website. Full Terms & Conditions