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The FSB of Russia reported of a group of natives of Central Asia was detained in Yekaterinburg for maintaining ties with terrorists in the Middle East and working on persuading migrant workers to engage in terrorist activities. This is stated in the message of the Public Relations Center of the FSB received by TASS.
The court sentenced Russian citizen Ibragim Toleshov to two years in prison for sending money to a member of a terrorist organization operating in Syria. This was stated on the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
In Tashkent, 26-year-old M.M. was detained for posting materials containing the fundamentalist ideas of Sodik Samarkandi, Abdullah Zufar and Abduvali Mirzaev on her Facebook page, the press service of the Supreme Court reported.
Terrorism can only be countered through the joint efforts of states and the coordinating role of the UN. This is stated in the text of the statement adopted by the senators at the plenary session of the Federation Council.
MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF PAKISTAN: “ISIS CAN ABUSE THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN TO STRENGTHEN ITS POSITION”
The “Islamic State” group banned in Russia can take advantage of the current situation in Afghanistan to strengthen its position, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the New York Times.
The Hazaras, along with Tajiks and Uzbeks, can begin fighting against the Taliban if they do not abandon tyranny and instead create a government with the participation of all ethnic groups, former Afghan vice president and leader of the Hazara community Mohammad Karim Khalili told TASS.
The United Nations responded to the decision of the Taliban (terrorist organization banned in Russia) to appoint a permanent representative.
Srinagar: The Army on Thursday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, killing three militants and recovering a large cache of arms and ammunition.
Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a militant cum module by arresting four persons from Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
The member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization supported the initiative of Uzbekistan to conduct negotiations with the authorities of Afghanistan in the SCO format. Ismatulla Irgashev, the Special Envoy of the President of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan, spoke about this at a briefing.
Was behind the attack on a civilian yesterday: Police
Pakistani security forces have eliminated Safiullah, the commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported today, on September 20.
Law enforcement agencies detained 12 people suspected of participating in the activities of the religious extremist organization Hizb-ut Tahrir on September 17 in Tashkent, the press service of the city police department said.
At the 20th Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Heads of State held in Dushanbe, the leaders of the SCO member states adopted a joint declaration calling the SCO countries for the early adoption of a comprehensive convention on combating international terrorism.
SCO SUMMIT PARTICIPANTS ADOPTED A THREE-YEAR PROGRAM OF COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF COUNTERING TERRORISM
heads of state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at the anniversary summit adopted a three-year Program of Cooperation in the fight against terrorism, separatism and extremism.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev proposed to establish an expert forum of the organization on information security during his speech at a meeting of the Council of SCO Heads of State.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke in favor of expanding practical interaction between the security services of the SCO and CSTO countries in the context of tensions in Afghanistan.
The Vector X company became the winner of the competition for the development of the Internet Resources Monitoring information system (IS MIR-1), conducted by the «General Radio Frequency Centre» State Enterprise (GRFC), subordinate to Roskomnadzor.
The Taliban have drafted the new foundational law for Afghanistan. This was reported on Friday by the Afghan agency Aamaj News, which obtained a copy of the Taliban Constitution.
Srinagar- An improvised explosive device (IED) was detected and defused on Monday night by forces on airport road in Humhama area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
A court in the Chelyabinsk region charged a resident of Magnitogorsk with public calls to carry out terrorist activities and chose detention as a measure of restraint. This was stated in a message by the press service of the Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
Law enforcement officers detained 10 people in Tashkent on suspicion of participating in the activities of Hizb ut-Tahrir foreign terrorist organization, said the press service of the Ministry of Interior of Uzbekistan.
The North Kazakhstan Department of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, jointly with the Border Guard Service, suppressed the channel of illegal migration organized by the residents of Petropavlovsk city.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Pakistani Foreign Ministers Shah Mehmud Kureishi Heads of State Council in Dushanbe agreed on the sidelines of a meeting of the SCO to continue work within the extended “troika” format on a settlement in Afghanistan.
China stands ready to strengthen coordination with Russia, Iran and Pakistan in order to play a constructive role in preventing chaos, suppressing terrorism and restoring peace in Afghanistan.
ONE OF THE IS LEADERS KILLED IN THE GREATER SAHARA. THE OPERATION WAS CONDUCTED BY THE FRENCH MILITARY
Leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi killed by the French military, French president Emmanuel Macron declared. Islamic State in the Greater Sahara is a branch of the Islamic State (banned in Russian Federation) in the countries of Sahel.
Officers of the FSB of the Russian Federation for the Krasnoyarsk Territory suppressed the activities of the terrorist organization Katiba al-Tawhid wal-Jihad (banned in Russia), and detained two of its supporters, according to the FSB press service.
The evidence collected by the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the North Caucasian Federal District was recognized by the court as sufficient for sentencing Narbek Ozganbaev, a resident of the city of Surgut. He was found guilty of a crime under Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Financing of Terrorism).
A CONFERENCE OF THE CHIEFS OF STAFF OF THE COUNTRIES OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH ASIA AND THE USA HELD IN NUR-SULTAN
A conference of the chiefs of staff of the countries of Central and South Asia was held in Nur-Sultan. Representatives of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, USA, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan discussed regional security issues, including the situation Afghanistan.
US President Joe Biden decided to extend the special regime introduced by the Decree dated September 23, 2001 and aimed at combating terrorism for another year, in connection with the persisting terrorist threat. The White House press service disclosed the relevant letter from the President to Congress on Wednesday.
SEPTEMBER 26 IS DESIGNATED AS THE DAY OF STAFF MEMBERS OF THE STATE SECURITY SERVICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
September 26 is designated as the Day of Staff Members of the State Security Service of Uzbekistan. The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the law to this extent, the Ministry of Justice said.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF FRANCE SPOKE ABOUT THE UPCOMING UN SECURITY COUNCIL CONSULTATIONS ON COMBATING TERRORISM
French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian spoke about the upcoming consultations of the permanent members of the UN Security Council on the issues related to combating terrorism.
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THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF PAKISTAN AT A HIGH-LEVEL MEETING SPOKE ON THE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN
Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke at a high-level meeting of foreign ministers on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, held in Geneva in a blended format. In his video message, the Foreign Minister called on the international community to maintain constant engagement with Afghanistan.
STATEMENT OF THE COUNCIL OF BORDER TROOPS COMMANDERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE COMPLICATION OF THE SITUATION ON THE EXTERNAL BORDERS OF THE CIS STATES WITH THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN
In connection with the complication of the situation on the external borders of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and guided by international treaties of the CIS member states and decisions of the Council of CIS Heads of State in the area of border control and management, as well as in accordance with Article 31 of the Charter Commonwealth of Independent States, the Council of the Border Troops Commanders:
The major terror threat to the United States does not come from Afghanistan, but from Yemen, Somalia, Syria and Iraq, US National Intelligence Director Avril Haynes said on Monday, September 13.
The United States does not intend to rely on the radical Taliban movement (banned in the Russian Federation) in issue of combating terrorism in Afghanistan, but will hold the Taliban accountable for its obligations in this regard. This was stated in the opening address of the American Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at the hearings in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives of the US Congress. Excerpts from the address were published by The Hill newspaper on Monday.
JOINT STATEMENT ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE FOREIGN MINISTERS’ MEETING ON THE AFGHAN ISSUE AMONG THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES OF AFGHANISTAN - 8 SEPTEMBER 2021
At the initiative of the Government of Pakistan, the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan, China, Iran, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan held the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on the Afghan Issue Among the Neighbouring Countries of Afghanistan via video link on 8 September 2021.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uzbekistan is searching for women promoting religious extremist ideas on social media. In total, 29 women have already succumbed to the influence and joined Hizb ut-Tahrir. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
On September 10, when searching for persons intending to commit terrorist crimes, the security services found two armed gangsters in the forest area of the Buynaksky district of the Republic of Dagestan.
Russian State Duma member Anton Gorelkin (United Russia Party) proposed equating cyberattacks with terrorism.
The radical Taliban movement (banned in the Russian Federation), which seized power in Afghanistan, provides refuge to the leader of the Al-Qaeda terrorist group (banned in the Russian Federation) Ayman al-Zawahiri. Former acting director of the US Central Intelligence Agency Michael Morrell (2012-2013) expressed this opinion on air of the CBS channel on Sunday.
Jammu: Police on Monday claimed to have killed an unidentified militant in a gunfight in Rajouri district of Jammu division.
Srinagar- Government forces on Monday detecting and defusing six hand grenades on the busy Parimpora-Panthachowk axis in Srinagar, officials said here.
PATRUSHEV DISCUSSED THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN AND THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM IN THE NEW DELHI CONSULTATIONS
Russian-Indian consultations on security issues were held on Wednesday in the capital of India. Representatives of a number of Russian and Indian ministries and agencies took part in the consultations. The Russian delegation was led by the Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, who arrived in New Delhi at the invitation of National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India Ajit Doval.
The United States has fulfilled its obligations under the Doha agreement with regards to the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and now expects the radical Afghan Taliban movement (banned in the Russian Federation) to fulfil its promise to counter terrorism. This was announced by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in an interview with Tolo News Afghan TV channel published on Wednesday.
The Saudi Arabian Embassy in the United States responded positively to the decision of the American President Joe Biden to declassify documents on the terrorist attacks that took place in New York on September 11, 2001. This was reported on the website of the diplomatic mission.
SECRETARY OF THE RF SECURITY COUNCIL TO CONDUCT RUSSIAN-INDIAN CONSULTATIONS ON SECURITY IN NEW DELHI
The Secretary of the Security Council (SC) of the Russian Federation Nikolai Patrushev will visit New Delhi on Wednesday to hold Russian-Indian consultations on security issues.
Head of the CIS Anti-Terrorist Center Andrei Novikov said that he was concerned about the existing risks of terrorism spillover from Afghanistan to the CIS countries.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg believes that Russia and China together with other members of the world community must oppose terrorist groups in Afghanistan.
The Second Western District Military Court condemned the previously convicted supporter of the Katibat Tawhid wal-Jihad, a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) banned in the Russian Federation, as he was found guilty of engaging citizens in terrorist activities, reported press service of the FSB department for the Belgorod province.
The detainees were preparing to commit terrorist attacks in Ingushetia, including an attack on law enforcement officers.
The Pakistani army eliminated at least two terrorists and wounded three more, as they fired at a military post on the border with Afghanistan, the army press service said.
FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR, THE NUMBER OF CRIMES RELATED TO THE PROMOTION OF TERRORISM ON THE INTERNET IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION INCREASED BY 50%
The number of crimes related to public justification and propaganda of terrorism in Russia has grown by 50% since the beginning of this year. This was stated in the criminal statistics of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reviewed by TASS.
Washington must help Afghanistan stop violence without double standards against terrorists. This is what Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated during a telephone conversation with the head of the US Department of State Anthony Blinken on Sunday, August 29.
The Pentagon has confirmed that it carried out drone strikes at Kabul. The attack was carried out due to a threat from IS (Islamic State terrorist group, banned in the Russian Federation). This was announced by a spokesman for the US Department of Defense on Sunday, August 29.
NEW DELHI: Pakistan-based terrorist outfits Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba have stepped up efforts to push cadres into Jammu and Kashmir taking advantage of the shift in international focus on Afghanistan and a buzz over “victories” of Islamist forces, according to sources in the security establishment.
Jammu: Two militants were killed as Army troops foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir early on Monday, a defence spokesperson said.
Srinagar- The Army on Sunday said the security situation in the Kashmir valley is under control and there is nothing to worry about the fallout of the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan.
Seven terrorists were eliminated by Pakistani security forces in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, according to the press service of the Pakistani counterterrorism police department.
Southern District Military Court sentenced two residents of the Kaspiysk city in Dagestan were sentenced to lengthy terms of imprisonment for participating in the activities of an illegal armed group in Syria.
A CITIZEN OF TAJIKISTAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR PROMOTING TERRORISM IN PSKOV PRE-TRIAL DETENTION WARD
A citizen of Tajikistan was sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment for propaganda of terrorism in a pre-trial detention ward in Pskov city in Russia. The Pskov Information Agency was informed about this by the press service of the Pskov Regional FSB Department.
SECURITY SERVICES OF CIS STATES WILL PRACTICE PROTECTING MARITIME INFRASTRUCTURE FROM TERRORIST ATTACKS DURING THE CASPIAN-ANTITERROR-2021 EXERCISE
Caspian-Antiterror-2021, joint anti-terrorist exercise of the CIS member states, has been launched in the eight states of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
At least 28 of the 103 people killed in the bombings near Kabul airport were Taliban members. This was reported on Friday by Reuters, citing a representative of the Taliban (banned in Russia).
US President Biden in his address to the American nation said that he had ordered to prepare plans to strike at Islamic State-Khorasan militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Reuters reported.
NEW DELHI, Aug 25: The defence ministry said on Wednesday that the Indian and Kazakh armies are scheduled to conduct a 13-day joint military exercise from August 30 in a bid to strengthen their counter-terror operations repertoire in mountainous terrain.
Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) module by arresting six alleged over-ground workers of the outfit from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Over 100 militants killed in Kashmir so far this year: Police Srinagar: Three militants of The Resistance Front (TRF) were killed in an overnight encounter with government forces in Sopore town of Baramulla district, police said Tuesday.
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday killed two top commanders of The Resistance Front (TRF), including a longest surviving militant, in a covert operation in Aloochi Bagh area of uptown Srinagar.
Srinagar: Two policemen and a civilian were injured in a grenade blast at Saraf Kadal here on Thursday evening, officials said.
Jammu: An unidentified militant and an army soldier were killed in an encounter that broke out between the security forces and militants in the Thanamandi area of Rajouri district on Thursday.
Srinagar- An unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter in Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
Srinagar: A BJP leader was shot dead by militants on Tuesday in broad daylight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, second such incident in the last eight days in the Valley.
Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man on Monday was injured in a militant attack in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Two security force personnel were injured after militants opened fire on a BSF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
Jammu: Two persons were arrested on the charge of militant financing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district after Rs 25.81 lakh was recovered from them, officials said on Tuesday.
Srinagar: At least ten civilians, including two women were injured on Tuesday in a grenade blast in the busy Hari Singh High Street (HSHS) in the heart of this capital city.
Jammu: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Friday, officials said.
Srinagar: A local militant was killed on Saturday in a gunfight with government forces in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, while his associate escaped the cordon but was arrested in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
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Srinagar- A soldier was injured in a mine blast in Mankote sector along LoC in Mendhar area of Poonch district, official sources said on Thursday.
Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander was killed on Monday in an encounter with government forces in Aharbal area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Srinagar: Three unidentified militants were killed while an Army jawan was injured in an encounter in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.
Srinagar- An unidentified militant on Sunday was killed in an encounter with government forces in Munand area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Srinagar- Three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered by government forces on Sunday from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said.
WHITE PAPER: DUE TO ANTI-TERRORISM EFFORTS, THERE WAS NOT A SINGLE TERRORIST ATTACK IN XINJIAN IN MORE THAN 4 YEARS
Since the end of 2016, not a single terrorist attack has happened in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in north-western China, according to the White Paper entitled “Respect and Protection of the Rights of All Ethnic Groups in Xinjiang,” published on Wednesday by the Press Office of the PRC State Council.
A high-ranking Afghan delegation led by the head of the Supreme Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, will travel to Doha for talks with the Taliban, Afghan media reported citing informed sources.
The Taliban terrorist organization (banned in Russia) opposed the deployment of Turkish troops in Afghanistan, as it violates the country's sovereignty.
Deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria Rear Admiral Vadim Kulit said that militants in eastern Syria more actively attack the facilities of the US-led coalition.
PULWAMA: A top commander of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and two of his accomplices have been gunned down in an encounter in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir.
None of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have requested consultations on the possible deployment of American military bases. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said this on July 12 during a press conference.
Russian FSB officers prevented a terrorist attack in Ufa by detaining a man who was preparing an explosion at a law enforcement facility following instructions of the militants of a foreign terrorist organization. This was reported on Friday by the Public Relations Center of the FSB of Russia.
A citisen of one of the neighboring states was detained on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack in the Moscow region under the auspices of the Islamic State (IS) foreign terrorist organization. This was reported by Olga Vradiy, a representative of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee for the Moscow Region.
Two terrorist suspects were detained in Lucknow Division by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of the Indian police of Uttar Pradesh State, ANI news agency reported on July 11.
Three Bangladeshi citizens suspected of involvement in the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) terrorist group were detained in Kolkata by police, ANI news agency reported on July 11.
Pakistani Armed Forces spokesman Babar Iftikhar in an interview with local TV channel ARY News mentioned strengthening of security measures at the border with Afghanistan.
Afghanistan asked other countries for help. “We call on external partners to support our defense and security forces in the fight against terrorism,” National Security Adviser of Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib said on the Russia 24 TV channel. At the same time, he noted that any external assistance should not lead to interference in the internal affairs of the country. “Peace and stability are only possible in the case of cooperation with everyone in the region and beyond,” Hamdullah Mohib stated.
A criminal case was initiated against a 30-year-old resident of Norilsk (Russia) who was accused of financing terrorist activities and urging violence. This was reported by the press service of the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee for the Krasnoyarsk Territory and Khakassia.
The Frunzensky District Court of Saint Petersburg has detained a citizen of Uzbekistan Shahboz Musaev, accused under Article 205.1 “Assistance in Terrorist Activities” of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. He will stay behind bars until September 5, according to “Nevskie Novosti” news agency.
Law enforcement officers of the Samarkand region (Uzbekistan) detained a group of Uzbek citizens in the Ishtykhan districts. They are suspected of trying to join terrorist groups in Syria.
Five militants have been killed in Indian Kashmir over the past day, writes the Hindustan Times.
TALIBAN PROMISED MOSCOW TO RESPECT THE BORDERS OF CENTRAL ASIA. REPRESENTATIVES OF THIS TERRORIST ORGANIZATION THAT IS BANNED IN RUSSIA HAVE TALKED WITH THE FOREIGN MINISTRY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
A Taliban delegation (designated as a terrorist organization in Russia, with activities prohibited) arrived in Moscow for a consultation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and promised not to violate the borders of Central Asian countries, according to the information posted on the ministry website.
Following the talks in Tehran, the delegations of Afghan politicians and the Taliban adopted a joint declaration consisting of six clauses, Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem Wardak said.
It is not relevant anymore to create websites to support extremist and terrorist crimes, as they are easy to block. Accordingly, cybercriminals increasingly use social media and instant messengers. Deputy head of the Main Directorate for International Legal Cooperation of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Mikheev said this on July 8 at a Conference of the Heads of the Prosecutor's Offices of European States, which is being held in Saint Petersburg.
Srinagar: Three local militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), including the district commander were killed in a gun-battle with government forces in Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said Saturday.
Srinagar- National Investigation Team (NIA) on Sunday carried out raids at multiple places in Kashmir Valley and arrested several persons including chairman of a Darul Uloom (Islamic seminary) by name of ‘Sirajul Uloom’ here.
Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) nabbed two suspected Al Qaeda terrorists in Lucknow on Sunday. An IED explosive, a pistol and a pressure cooker bomb were also recovered during the raids, according to top officials.
On July 7, negotiations were held between Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar and the foreign ministers of the Central Asian countries. Representatives of the UN also participated. The event took place online.
Chief of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Joint Staff Colonel-General Anatoly Sidorov arrived with a task force in Tajikistan on July 6 to assess the situation on the border with Afghanistan. This was reported by the press service of CSTO.
On July 7, negotiations began between Taliban representatives and Afghan politicians in Tehran. The meeting is taking place at the initiative of the Iranian side.
Jammu- Two militants and as many as soldiers were killed while an army personal was injured in an encounter near the Line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri, official sources said on Thursday.
Srinagar- Four militants were killed in two separate nocturnal encounters in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Kulgam districts, police said Thursday.
The Southern District Military Court sentenced Chechen resident Makharbi Tosuev to 25 years in a strict regime colony for committing crimes as a member of a terrorist group that operated in the region in the late 1990s and early 2000s. This was reported by the press service of the court.
Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation prevented a series of terrorist acts that members of the undercover cells of the “Islamic State” foreign terrorist organization (banned in Russia) planned to commit in the summer of 2021, press service of the FSB of the Russian Federation reports.
The President of Tajikistan instructed Defense Minister Sherali Mirzo to mobilize 20,000 reserve servicemen to strengthen the Tajik-Afghan border. The order was given by the head of state on July 5 during an emergency meeting of the Security Council, the press service of the head of the Republic of Tajikistan reported.
The possible entry of troops into Afghanistan is not under discussion, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.
Srinagar- A top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Mer’aj ud Din alias Ubaid was killed in an encounter with state forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday, police said.
SSP Doda Mumtaz Ahmad told the Excelsior that the grenade fell at an unconstructed building near the Sheep Husbandry Office and DPL Doda in Doda town where two police personnel of Quick Reaction Team (QRT) had been deployed.
Four people were injured in an explosion in the city of Quetta in the Baluchistan province of Pakistani, according to the local police press office.
The Russian Federal Security Service has prevented the preparation of terrorist attacks in Moscow and the Astrakhan region, according to the agency's website.
Security service have detained the leader of the regional branch of the Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami foreign terrorist organization in Tatarstan, the FSB Public Relations Center reports.
Russia will provide Tajikistan with the necessary support in case of intensification of terrorist threats from Afghanistan as American troops leave the country. This was stated by the head of the State Duma Defense Committee Vladimir Shamanov on the sidelines of the meeting of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly (PA) of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Dushanbe.
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin discussed the emerging security situation in the Central Asian region at a meeting in Washington on July 1, the Pentagon website reported.
Pakistan is ready to be a partner of the United States globally, but not in the case of a conflict with the Taliban in Afghanistan. This was stated by Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan during his speech at the National Assembly meeting, TOLOnews reports.
The number of children involved in terrorism-related activities is growing, said India's Secretary of International Affairs Harsh Vardhan Shringla, The Hindu newspaper writes.
The Second United Nations High-Level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies on Countering and Preventing Terrorism has ended at the UN headquarters in New York. Its participants, comprising more than a thousand representatives from 147 countries of the world, shared their experience of counter-terrorist activities in the age of advanced technologies.
Over the past day, the Taliban (banned in the Russian Federation) gained control over six regional centers of Afghanistan. This was reported on June 30 by Ariana News, citing local sources.
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai considers the results of NATO's 20-year mission in the country to be a failure, since over the years the situation with terrorism in the region has deteriorated. The politician expressed this opinion in an interview with the British newspaper The Times on Wednesday.
Srinagar- An army soldier has been killed in an ongoing encounter that broke out in Hanjin Rajpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
Srinagar: Three local militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed and two soldiers injured in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said Wednesday.
Jammu- A soldier was injured in an exchange of fire with suspected militants near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu region, officials said on Wednesday.
The Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia can become the foundation entity in combating cyber terrorism in the Commonwealth countries, Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev said at the Tashkent International Forum.
The investigation believes that the Somali native who attacked passers-by in Würzburg, killing three people, had an Islamist motive.
The commander of the US and NATO forces in Afghanistan General Austin Scott Miller cautiously criticized the policy of the current administration of Joseph Biden with regard to the Afghan reconciliation. He acknowledged that the Taliban are conducting offensives throughout the country and may, try to seize power, despite peace talks with the Americans.
On Wednesday, members of the Lower House of Parliament of Tajikistan approved the draft law “On Countering Terrorism”, based on which the General Prosecutor's Office and the Agency for Combating Illicit Drug Trafficking become directly involved in countering terrorism.
“Important progress has been achieved in combating terrorism. Many attacks around the world have been prevented, and hundreds of terrorists have been brought to justice. However, the threat remains...”, said Antonio Guterres, speaking at a high-level meeting on terrorism.
Srinagar- A day after his arrest, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar and a Pakistani national were killed in an encounter in Maloora area on the outskirts of Srinagar, police said on Tuesday.
PUTIN: RUSSIA WILL CONTINUE SUPPORTING SYRIA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM UNTIL ITS COMPLETE ELIMINATION
Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed that his country will continue to support Syria in combating terrorism until it is completely eliminated.
Young people are at a particular risk of falling under the influence of terrorists as they are now recruited through computer games and social media. FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov spoke about this at the Moscow International Security Conference.
Militants of the Taliban movement (banned in Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan and a number of other countries) launched an offensive in Afghanistan and took control of dozens of administrative districts after the US and NATO began withdrawing troops from the country, Tengrinews.kz reports with reference to Sputnik-Tajikistan.
Pakistan does not want to be targeted by terrorists after the deployment of US military bases on its territory, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said in an article published by The Washington Post.
AFGHANIAN AUTHORITIES REPORTED THE FORMATION OF ANTITALIBIAN MILITIA IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COUNTRY
As the security situation deteriorates in various parts of Afghanistan, militias are being formed to fight the Taliban.
Srinagar – Three militants including a top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander were killed in an overnight encounter in Sopore area of north Kashmir on Monday, police said.
US President Joe Biden and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will meet in Washington on June 25. This was reported by the press service of the White House.
During the investigation of a 21-year-old crime, a Chechnya native Magomed Alkhanov was detained. He is suspected of participating in an attack on servicemen of the 6th Company of the 104th Guards Airborne Regiment of the 76th Pskov Airborne Division as part of a gang of militants led by Basayev, the press service of the Investigative Committee for the North Caucasus Federal District reported.
A citizen of Tajikistan is suspected of calling for terrorist activities. This is stated in the message of the FSB Department for Khakassia.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: TURKEY KEEPING THE TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN IS CONTRADICTORY TO THE DOHA AGREEMENT
The presence of the Turkish troops in Afghanistan contradicts the terms of the US-Taliban agreement, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said during a June 17 briefing.
Facebook is piloting artificial intelligence for comment moderation. This was reported on June 17 by Habr website.
On June 16, a group of extremists who were engaged in the propaganda of destructive ideas through social media was detained in the Syrdarya province of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
CENTRAL BANK OF UZBEKISTAN AND EAG DISCUSSED COUNTERING LEGALIZATION OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDS AND TERRORISM FINANCING
In the course of the second round of mutual evaluation of the national anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) system of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the management of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan met with the Executive Secretary of the Eurasian group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (EAG) Sergei Teterukov.
MOSCOW DISCUSSED THE TOPIC OF YOUTH RADICALIZATION, AS WELL AS COUNTERING THE IDEOLOGY OF TERRORISM AMONG THE YOUTH
The National Antiterrorism Committee discussed the topic of youth radicalization, as well as countering the ideology of terrorism among youth on June 15 in Moscow.
Srinagar: An unidentified militant has been killed in an overnight encounter with state forces in Naugam area of the city outskirts, police said.
This was reported by the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan.
The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad held talks with the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on June 14.
US President Joe Biden stressed that efforts to counter terrorism in Afghanistan must continue in the context of the withdrawal of the American troops from the country. The American leader said this as a follow-up of his participation in the NATO summit, at a press conference in Brussels on Monday.
Since the beginning of the year, five people in Aktobe, representing non-traditional religious movements, have been brought to administrative responsibility for the dissemination of extremist audio files on the Internet.
Russian military eliminated leaders of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) terrorist group in Idlib province of Syria, “Russian Spring Military Reporters” Telegram channel reports.
A resident of North Ossetia has been imprisoned for 15 years for preparing a terrorist attack in the city of Vladikavkaz. The accused person was preparing to blow up administrative buildings in the capital of the republic in June 2020. However, his intentions became known to law enforcement officers, he was arrested, and a criminal case was initiated against him.
According to the press service of the Internal Affairs Department, law enforcement officers held a joint operation with the State Security Service officers and detained a group of 14 people from Samarkand. The detainees planned to join the ranks of terrorist organizations in Syria and the Middle East.
The Pentagon is exploring the possibility of providing air support to the Afghan security forces in case of a Taliban attack on major cities, the American newspaper The New York Times reported.
ISIS EMBOLDENING IN SYRIA: “RELIGIOUS POLICE” REAPPEARED IN EAST OF THE COUNTRY, ACCORDING TO MASS MEDIA
The “Religious Police” of the Daesh terrorist organization (also known as “Islamic State”, IS, ISIS, banned in the Russian Federation) called “Hisbah” reappeared in the Deir ez-Zor province of Syria, “causing chaos in many villages and cities” in the districts controlled by the predominantly Kurdish “Syrian Democratic Forces” (US-backed SDF) in the north-east of the country. It was reported by the SY 24 Syrian news portal (opposition news agency).
Srinagar: In an audacious broad daylight attack, Lashkar-e-Taiba militants opened fire upon a police team in Sopore town of Baramulla district leaving two cops and as many civilians dead and three others, including an officer injured, police said Saturday.
In Primorye (Russia), 29-year-old Salohiddin Daminov was sentenced for financing terrorism, Extremizmu.Net reports.
The Southern District Military Court sentenced a resident of Dagestan Kurbanmagomed Medzhidov to seven years in a general regime penal colony for terrorism financing. This information was posted on the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia on Tuesday.
THE MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF UZBEKISTAN PUTS LEADER OF EXTREMISTS ABDULLOKH ZUFAR ON WANTED LIST
A native of Uzbekistan, one of the ideological extremist leaders Zofir Gafforov, known as Abdulloh Zufar, has been put on the wanted list.
US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan commented on the possibility of creating an American base in Pakistan.
CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER SAYS THAT KILLING A MUSLIM FAMILY BY A TRUCK IN ONTARIO WAS A TERRORIST ATTACK
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his Parliament speech on Tuesday called a deadly truck attack that targeted a Muslim family in Ontario a “terrorist attack.”
A citizen of the Republic of Tajikistan was sentenced in Khabarovsk to six years in prison for supporting terrorist activities. This was reported by the press service of the Khabarovsk Krai FSB Department.
A criminal case has been opened in Kaluga against a local resident suspected of publicly calling for terrorist and extremist activities, a REGNUM correspondent was told in the Kaluga Regional Investigation Department under the Investigative Committee of Russia on June 8.
During May 2021, Turkish law enforcement officials eliminated more than 80 militants in the country, including 17 representatives of ISIS (the organization is banned in the Russian Federation). This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Ismail Chatakli, according to Anadolu Ajansı.
Militants from “al-Shabab” radical group (the organization is banned in the Russian Federation) seized four cities in Somalia over the past weekend. This is reported by Halgan Media.
The foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan issued a joint statement on the Taliban. Representatives of the three countries stated that they are waiting for the transformation of this organization into a political entity and a further refusal from violent struggle.
The man was found guilty of committing crimes of a terrorist and extremist nature in the Samara region. This was reported by the press service of the Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee.
A prisoner serving a sentence in the Penal Colony No. 1 in the Perm Krai has been found guilty of incitement to terrorism, according to media reports citing the FSB for the region.
THE DETENTION OF THE SUSPECTS IN THE KILLING OF THE HEAD OF THE "E" CENTER OF THE INGUSHETIA MINISTRY OF INTERION EXTENDED
The detention of Ingush businessman Khasan Polonkoev was extended for the duration of the investigation into the murder of head of the Center for Combating Extremism of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Ingushetia, Ibragim Eldzharkiev. He, his son Zakre Polonkoev and nephew Aslan Polonkoev will be detained until September 6. This decision was made by the Moscow City Court that satisfied the petition of the investigators.
The US Department of Justice is elevating investigations of ransomware attacks to a similar priority as terrorism, Reuters reported.
Srinagar: Police on Saturday claimed to have foiled a weapon smuggling attempt by arresting two alleged militant associates and recovering a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession in Qazigund area of Kulgam district.
Srinagar- State forces on Saturday detected an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Chanapora area of Srinagar, officials said.
SRINAGAR: Security forces on Monday averted a major tragedy by detecting and defusing two Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in separate places in south Kashmir district of Pulwama.
The National Investing Agency charge sheeted two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen over ground workers (OGWs) on Saturday in a case related to a criminal conspiracy to carry out attacks at different places in Uttar Pradesh and other parts of the country.
THE CASE OF THE MEMBER OF THE GANG HEADED BY THE LATEST HEAD OF “THE CAUCASUS EMIRATE” TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT
A resident of Ingushetia Turpal-Ali Dzeitov will be tried in the Southern District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don for participation in the gang headed by Aslan Byutukaev, known as Amir Khamzat. The defendant was an associate of Byutukaev and is suspected of participating in a number of terrorist crimes, the press service of the court said.
In Dagestan, a case was initiated on the financing of terrorism and preparation for participation in the activities of a terrorist organization. The defendant was a 23-year-old resident of the Derbent region, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs said.
The Second Western District Military Court (Moscow Region) found five natives of Tajikistan guilty of preparing a terrorist attack in the Moscow region and sentenced them to terms from 9 to 17 years them in a strict regime colony.
In Rostov-on-Don, four residents of Dagestan who established a criminal community to commit terrorist crimes have been sentenced. A group of accomplices operated in the village of Tpig of Agul district of Dagestan. According to the verdict of the Southern District Military Court, they received from ten to 18 years in prison, the press service of the court reported on June 1. Another defendant in this case was acquitted.
In Dagestan, a local resident, Azamat Khadzhiev, was accused of establishing a terrorist group. According to the verdict of the court, he will spend 12 years in a strict regime penal colony, the press service of the Regional Investigative Committee reported.
The Central District Military Court (Samara) sentenced two residents of Chelyabinsk to 12 years of imprisonment for participating in the activities of an outlawed foreign terrorist organization. This was announced to reporters in the press service of the FSB department in the Chelyabinsk region.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on social media on Tuesday that Pakistan will continue to fight terrorists and prevent them from undermining peace and development in the southwestern Baluchistan province.
Two powerful bombs exploded in quick succession on the evening of June 1 in Kabul.
Two terrorist attacks planned by IS supporters on the eve of the May holidays were prevented in the Stavropol Krai. This was reported by RIA Novosti referring to the Public Relations Center of the FSB of Russia.
Residents of Chelyabinsk have been convicted in Samara for participating in the activities of a terrorist organization and for supporting terrorism. The verdict was passed by the Central District Military Court, according to the press service of the South Ural department of the FSB.
A CASE INITIATED IN INGUSHETIA AGAINST RESIDENT OF THE REGION FOR PARTICIPATION IN A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION
Law enforcement officers have initiated a criminal case against a resident of the region, suspected of participating in a terrorist organization, according to the press service of the Ingushetia Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.
A criminal case has been initiated against a 45-year-old resident of Kurgan for calling on to extremism against representatives of public authorities and people of certain ethnic groups on social media. During the search at the person’s place, a weapon was found, the press service of the FSB of Russia for the Kurgan region reported on Thursday.
Four natives of Russia were detained in the Lower Rhine French department during the investigation of a terrorism case, Agence France-Presse reports, citing sources in the prosecutor's office.
The United States and its NATO allies intend to leave Afghanistan by mid-July, which is more than one month before the September 11 deadline set by President Joe Biden, according to The New York Times.
After the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, the United States embarks on a new mission of developing new type of relationships with the Afghan government and the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. This was announced during a briefing by Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.
The Taliban movement have declared their readiness to participate in the Istanbul Conference on Afghanistan, but only if it yields tangible results. This was reported by Ariana News with reference to an unnamed “high-ranking representative” of the movement.
In response to the United States' intention to deploy military bases in Afghanistan's neighboring countries, the Taliban movement warned that it would cost its neighbors a dear price. The statement of the Islamists was broadcasted by the TOLOnews, an Afghan resource.
FSB of Russia prevented a terrorist attack planned by a radical Islamist for May 9 in the city of Norilsk in the Krasnoyarsk Krai.
A RESIDENT OF IRKUTSK SENTENCED TO 13 YEARS OF A STRICT REGIME COLONY FOR PROMOTING TERRORISM AND PARTICIPATION IN A GANG
The court sentenced a native of Tajikistan, who was recruiting Irkutsk residents to join a terrorist organization, and was also a member of a gang specializing in extortion, kidnapping, sale and manufacture of weapons, to 13 years in a strict regime colony. This was announced on Wednesday by the press service of the FSB Department for the Irkutsk region.
The State Duma adopted a bill in the second and main hearing, restricting the right to be elected (passive suffrage) for a number of categories of citizens, as REGNUM correspondent reported on May 25.
The Indian Police Special Forces launched an operation against a group of Maoist rebels calling themselves the Naxals in the state of Maharashtra. As a result of the operation, several insurgents were destroyed. Earlier the Naxals blew up police officers.
The Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANDSF) are currently fighting the Taliban in 104 districts of the country. Press service of the agency also mentioned that this was 7% more than in the same period last year, TOLOnews reports.
Czech journalist M. Schultz reiterates that the US military presence in Syria constitutes an illegal occupation, since they do not have the authority from the UN and the consent of the Syrian government to be there.
Czech journalist M. Schultz reiterates that the US military presence in Syria constitutes an illegal occupation, since they do not have the authority from the UN and the consent of the Syrian government to be there.
An Aktobe (Kazakhstan) resident who studied in Saudi Arabia was convicted of terrorism propaganda, Polisia.kz reported.
Operational officers of the Russian FSB Directorate for the Kaliningrad Region have detained two citizens of the Central Asian region supporting the Katiba Tawhid Wal-Jihad foreign terrorist organization, which is banned in the Russian Federation. This was reported on May 21 by the press service of the Directorate.
Negotiations between the Kabul government group and the Taliban have resumed in Doha. According to TOLOnews sources in Qatar, head of the Taliban negotiating group Sheikh Abdul Hakim Haqqani also took part in the meeting.
The leader of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP, formerly Boko Haram) terrorist group in Nigeria, Abubakar Shekau, committed suicide to avoid being captured by another militant group, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Facebook managements effectively gave terrorists “free access” to their social media by deciding to introduce end-to-end encryption. This was stated by the head of British counterintelligence MI5 Ken McCallum, as The Times reported on May 21.
Russia has banned the international neo-Nazi group NS-WP (“White Power”), whose members have committed a number of brutal murders and other crimes. On May 21, the Supreme Court granted the petition of the Prosecutor General's Office to designate this group as a terrorist group, writes DW.
The amendments to the procedures of the elections to the State Duma were submitted to the Lower House of Parliament by the MP Pavel Krasheninnikov (United Russia) and Senator Andrey Klishas, a REGNUM correspondent reported on May 21.
A citizen of Tajikistan who provides financial assistance to terrorists was sentenced to 15 years in prison, according to the Press Center of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Tajikistan.
FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR, ROSFINMONITORING SUPPRESSED ATTEMPTS OF FINANCING TERRORISM IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF 20 MILLION RUBLES
Since the beginning of this year, RosFinMonitoring has stopped a number of attempts to finance terrorist activities and froze funds in the total amount exceeding 20 million rubles. This was stated by the head of RosFinMonitoring Yuri Chikhanchin during a conference held by the Association of Russian Banks.
A group of Islamic State militants has been detained in the Afghan capital, the press service of Afghanistan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh stated.
A person suspected of financing members of the Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group in Syria was detained in St. Petersburg on May 18, a law enforcement related source said.
In Dusseldorf, a group of immigrants from Tajikistan accused of preparing terrorist attacks in Germany is about to be prosecuted, DW reports.
India called on Azerbaijan to withdraw its troops from Armenia and stop any further provocations. The relevant statement was released by the Indian Foreign Ministry, as the local ANI news agency reported.
Pakistani MP Maulana Chitrali called on the cabinet to use tactical nuclear weapons against Israel. This option is the only possible outcome in the confrontation between Palestine and the former.
The United States is taking new steps to create barriers for the Daesh terrorist group (also known as Islamic State, IS or ISIS) to move money, including “donations” from its supporters in Turkey.
Three teenagers accused of terrorist crimes will face trial in the Krasnoyarsk Krai of Russia. Main Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russian Federation informed REGNUM news on May 18.
MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF CHINA AND AFGHANISTAN DISCUSSED ANTI-TERRORIST MEASURES AFTER US TROOPS WITHDRAWAL
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar coordinated their positions over the phone to ensure stability and suppress terrorist attacks in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of US troops. This was announced on Tuesday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.
In the context of the withdrawal of US and Western coalition troops from Afghanistan, government forces are demonstrating their readiness to continue the war against the Taliban. Attacks on Islamists are being undertaken in different provinces of the country, Ariana News reports.
Dozens of suspected terrorists were detained by a special unit of the Indonesian National Police, CNN Indonesia reported.
An official statement from the Iraqi security service reported the capture of two dangerous members of the Islamic State (ISIS) who crossed the border from Syria.
Foreign Ministers of China and Pakistan Wang Yi and Shah Mehmood Qureshi discussed the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation.
Russia will continue to assist in the formation of an independent and economically autonomous Afghanistan that will be free from terrorism and drug-related crime.
The court convicted a resident of Veliky Novgorod who was accused of publicly calling for terrorist activities, public justification and propaganda of terrorism. This was reported on Thursday by the press service of the Novgorod Region Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
The investigating authorities of the Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia in St. Petersburg have completed the criminal investigation of a 31-year-old man accused of committing a crime under Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Assistance to Terrorist Activities, i.e. terrorism financing).
The investigative bodies have completed the investigation of a criminal case against a 65-year-old resident of the city of Zhukov, who is accused of public calls for terrorism and extremism on the Internet. This was reported to a REGNUM correspondent in the Kaluga Regional Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
A local resident suspected of publicly justifying terrorism (Article 205.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) was detained in the city of Khabarovsk.
Srinagar: Two local militants of Al-Badr were killed in an encounter with government forces in Khanmoh area of Srinagar outskirts of Jammu & Kashmir in India, police said on Monday.
Per the request of the Head of State, KNB (National Security Committee) Chairman Karim Massimov held an extraordinary meeting of the Anti-Terrorist Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan on May 12 in the city of Nur-Sultan.
Afghanistan will turn into a global terrorism center after the international contingent under the auspices of NATO is withdrawn from the country. This was stated by Czech President Milos Zeman on May 10 during the virtual summit of the Bucharest Nine, according to the website of the president.
The radical Taliban movement announced a three-day ceasefire and suspension of all offensive operations on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Citizens should be able to celebrate the end of the fast after the month of Ramadan safely and peacefully, a Taliban spokesman said on May 9. However, almost simultaneously with this statement, there was a new attack with numerous casualties among civilians.
Three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district (Jammu & Kashmir/India) on Tuesday, police said.
Fighters of the “Islamic State” terrorist organization (also known as IS, banned in Russia) attacked fighters of the pro-government Liwa al-Quds Palestinian brigade in Syria. It was reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).
A senior Iraqi Kurdistan official said there was growing evidence that the terrorist group Daesh (also known as “Islamic State”, IS and ISIS, and banned in Russia) is trying to re-establish its position in Iraq, al-Arabiya reported on May 6.
Iraq has postponed the repatriation of Iraqi families from the Al-Hawl camp where captured “Islamic State” (IS) militants and their family members are held.
In the context of the withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan, the Taliban troops seized part of the capital of Baghlan province (the old city) as well as the Burka district east of Baghlan (where several villages and 5 military bases and outposts fell under the control of the Taliban).
Indian security forces have eliminated at least two fighters of the pro-Pakistani extremist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (Army of the Righteous) in the northern union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. This was reported on Wednesday, May 5, by The Times of India, citing sources in the regional police department.
Iraqi security forces prevented terrorist attacks that the militants of the Islamic State terrorist group planned to carry out in Baghdad, said the spokesman for the Iraqi Armed Forces Brigadier General Yahya Rasool.
Three militants were killed while as one militant surrendered in an encounter in Kanigam area of the south Kashmir’s Shopian district (India) on Thursday, police said.
THE COURT IN KHABAROVSK SENTENCED A CITIZEN OF TAJIKISTAN TO EIGHT YEARS IN COLONY FOR SUPPORTING A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION
A court in Khabarovsk sent a supporter of a foreign terrorist organization to a strict regime colony, as press service of the FSB of Russia for the Khabarovsk Territory reported on Thursday.
The owner of the Umma Muslim publishing house Aslamek Eżayev was arrested in Moscow on suspicion of terrorism financing. This was reported to TASS by the official spokesperson of the Investigative Committee of Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.
Employees of the Pakistani Ministry of Narcotics Control seized several large consignments of drugs worth $234.3 million in one day, according to the press service of the agency.
NATO started a coordinated and orderly withdrawal of its forces participating in Resolute Support Mission from Afghanistan on April 29.
The press service of the FSB of the Russian Federation reported that 16 supporters of a Ukrainian youth radical community who were preparing terrorist attacks were detained in nine Russian cities.
The threat of Islamist terrorism remains high in France, said Prime Minister Jean Casteks
A meeting of the extended “troika” (Russia, the U.S., China and Pakistan) on the peaceful settlement in Afghanistan will be held on April 30 in Doha, the capital of Qatar. The participants will try to work out a common position to give impetus to the inter-Afghan talks. This was announced today, April 28, by the Special Presidential Representative for Afghanistan and Director of the Foreign Ministry's Second Asia Department Zamir Kabulov.
Sri Lankan police have arrested Rishad Bathiudeen, a former minister and now a member of parliament and leader of an opposition party, and his brother Riyadh on suspicion of involvement in attacks against Christians on April 21, 2019. As a result of a series of suicide bombings, 269 people were killed.
Court in the city of Novosibirsk (Russia) sentenced the administrator of the Telegram messenger channel to seven years in prison in a general type colony for justifying terrorism and calling for a change in the constitutional order in Russia, the FSB Department for the Novosibirsk region stated.
The Investigation Unit for the Central Administrative District of the Main Investigation Department under the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the city of Moscow is investigating a criminal case that has features of a crime according to Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Terrorism Financing).
A supporter of the “Islamic State”, a foreign terrorist organization banned in Russia, was detained in the city of Norilsk (Russia). This was said in the statement of the regional Main Committee of the FSB.
A foreign citizen who worked on the construction site of a gas processing plant was arrested in the Amur Region of Russia. He is suspected of publicly calling for terrorist activities (Article 205.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
“Two Spanish journalists and an Irish citizen kidnapped in Burkina Faso were killed,” France Presse reported on April 27.
The French police have detained seven people suspected of being involved in terrorist activities. Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported this, citing its source in judicial circles.
The head of the Afghanistan National Directorate of Security (NDS) Ahmad Ziya Saraj says there are 408 members of the Islamic State (IS) from various countries held in Afghan government prisons.
Pakistan has assured that the Taliban will negotiate a “reduction in violence” and a ceasefire with the Afghan government. This was announced by the head of the Pakistani delegation Mohammad Sadik who visited Kabul.
FSB officers detained a resident of the city of Alushta in Crimea, who is suspected of public calls for extremist activity, the press service of the FSB regional office reported at the end of last week.
The Hizb ut-Tahrir cell has been destroyed in the Novosibirsk and Kemerovo regions, the FSB Public Relations Department reports.
There is a continued increase in the number of terrorist attacks in Russia, but most of them have been prevented. This was stated in the report of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov to the Federation Council.
CHINESE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS CLAIMS THAT AMERICA USES DOUBLE STANDARDS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Wang Yi said that the United States has double standards in countering terrorism.
PRC STATED THAT THE ISSUE OF XINJIANG IS ABOUT THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM AND NOT RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS
The issue of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in northwestern China is not related to disrespect of religious freedoms or violation of human rights; it is directly related to the international counter-terrorism efforts. This statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Wang Yi was posted on Saturday on the website of his Ministry.
CIA Director William Burns recently made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, the Associated Press reported, citing anonymous sources.
In the process of the withdrawal of troops, the United States and NATO will transfer $1 billion worth military equipment to Afghanistan, said National Security Adviser of Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib.
The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for the explosion in the parking lot of the Serena Hotel in the Pakistani city of Quetta, the BBC reported on April 22.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF TURKEY INFORMED ABOUT THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE CONFERENCE ON AFGHANISTAN
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced the postponement of the conference on Afghanistan which was supposed to start on April 24.
Germany intends to complete withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by July 4, 2021, the German press reports, citing the Federal Ministry of Defence.
Britain reserves the right to resume a military mission to Afghanistan in case of a terrorist threat, said Minister for the Armed Forces James Heappey.
The First Eastern District Military Court sentenced Akbar Pardaev, a resident of Novosibirsk and a supporter of Katiba al-Tawhid wal-Jihad terrorist organization, banned in Russia, to eight years and six months in prison for terrorism financing. This was reported to TASS by the FSB Directorate for the Novosibirsk Region.
The evidence collected by the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the North Caucasus Federal District was recognized by the court as sufficient to pass a verdict against Nurudin Abdurazakov. He was found guilty of committing a crime under Part 1 of ArtICLE 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Financing of Terrorism).
Pakistan is urging the Taliban to remain engaged in the peace process, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in an interview with Reuters.
THE NATIONAL ANTITERRORISM COMMITTEE DECLARED THE EMERGENCE OF ONE-DAY GANGS CREATED FOR A SINGLE TERRORIST ATTACK
Structured underground bandit movement is being replaced by sleeping terrorist cells. Their purpose is to commit a single terrorist attack in the area where they were created. This was stated during an online briefing by the official representative of the National Antiterrorism Committee, Head of NAC Information Center Andrei Przhezdomsky.
Law enforcement officials prevented 44 terrorist attacks in 2020. This was announced by the first Deputy Chief of Staff of the National Antiterrorism Committee (NAC) Igor Kulyagin during an online briefing.
The United States is exploring various counter-terrorism options in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of US troops from the Central Asian republic. This was announced on Tuesday by the Commander of the Central Command (CENTCOM) of the US Armed Forces, General Kenneth Mackenzie, whose area of operational responsibility includes primarily the Middle East, Central Asia and some regions of South Asia.
Pakistan's parliament will consider a resolution on whether the French ambassador should be expelled from the country for publishing cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. The fate of the resolution is not clear, but the very discussion of this issue in the legislative body will test whether Prime Minister Imran Khan will succumb to pressure from the radical Tehreek-e-Labbaik party, outlawed in Pakistan, Al-Arabiya TV reported.
China has seen no terrorist attacks for more than four consecutive years. This was announced on Thursday by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) of the People’s Republic of China, according to a notice from the Public Xinhua News Agency.
The US contemplate an increase in the number of their contingent in Afghanistan before finally withdrawing the troops. This was stated during a briefing by Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that after the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, the United States will have new “important topics on its agenda,” including relations with China. As the head of the Department of State noted, the threat of terrorism has moved from Afghanistan “to other places.”
The United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke against the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. This was reported on April 18 by The Wall Street Journal.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham criticized former US President Donald Trump on April 18 for supporting the decision of the current head of the White House to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, reports The Hill.
Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were eliminated on Monday in a gun-battle with security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district (India), police said.
Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has recommended banning the far-right Islamist political party Tehreek-e-Labbike Pakistan in accordance with the national anti-terrorism laws.
An operative of Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) was arrested late Wednesday from Jhajjar Kotli area on the outskirts of Jammu (India). This arrest follows that of another ISJK affiliate from Kulgam on April 4.
Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested a school teacher for his alleged involvement in recruiting young boys for Lashikar-e-Taiba (LeT) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
NATO Allies have decided to start the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan by May 1, the North Atlantic Council said in a statement released Wednesday, April 14.
After the withdrawal of the US military contingent from Afghanistan, it will be more difficult for Washington to fight such terrorist groups as IS and Al-Qaeda (banned in the Russian Federation). CIA Director William Burns made this statement on Wednesday, April 14, at a Senate committee hearing.
Russian and Chinese Members of Parliament will involve law enforcement officers of the two countries in the discussion of countering terrorism, extremism and cybercrime on an ongoing basis, said Vasily Piskarev, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Security and Corruption Control on April 15.
Terrorists began to use chats in video games to exchange messages, as well as resort to anonymization tools and foreign e-mail servers, said FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov.
Militants are being recruited for Ukraine in northern Syria, reports WarGonzo Telegram channel, citing Arabic-language groups in Telegram and Twitter, as well as indirect confirmation from its own sources in Istanbul.
The Istanbul Conference on the Afghan Peace Process will take place from April 24 to May 4. This was announced on April 13 by the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
A resident of Novouralsk (Sverdlovsk Oblast of Russia) was fined 500 thousand rubles for publicly justifying terrorism on the social media. The decision was made by the Central District Military Court.
A citizen of Tajikistan Ikbolzhon Shamshidinov became a defendant in the case conducted by the Investigative Committee in the North Caucasian Federal District of Russia. He is charged under the Criminal Code article “Public incitement to carry out terrorist activities and public justification of terrorism, as well as persuading others to participate in the activities of a foreign terrorist organization.”
A criminal case was initiated against a resident of the city of Novy Urengoy in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug of Russia for facilitating terrorist activities and terrorism financing. This was reported on Wednesday on the website of the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation responsible for the district.
In the Stavropol Territory (Russia), a court arrested participants of the preparation for a terrorist attack in Kislovodsk. The press service of the court informed the Russian Gazette about this on Monday.
Five militants, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed in two separate encounters in South Kashmir overnight, taking the number of militants killed in the region during the past 72 hours to 12.
The Jammu & Kashmir police on Thursday said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a terrorist of little-known Ghaznavi Force outfit from Jammu around two months after an accomplice he was allegedly plotting to attack temples with to create communal disturbances was held.
THREE RESIDENTS OF KABARDINO-BALKARIAN REPUBLIC SENTENCED TO 15-18 YEARS IN PENAL COLONY FOR ORGANIZING AN IS CELL
Three residents of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) were sentenced to 15, 17 and 18 years of imprisonment for a number of episodes, including the organization of an “Islamic State “cell in the region, making explosives and preparing for a terrorist attack in the Stavropol Territory. This was reported by the press service of the Southern District Military Court.
Afghan security services have detained the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group subdivision in Kabul, Gulam Nasser, according to the local officials.
After the recent attack on the city of Palma in Mozambique, national law enforcement agencies are concerned about possible emergence of an enclave of the “Islamic State” foreign terrorist organisation in the country, a source in the Mozambican security forces told RIA Novosti.
Rear Admiral Alexander Karpov, Deputy Head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, said that the militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group carried out 22 attacks in the Idlib de-escalation zone in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Members of the National Religion Awareness Raising group, comprising theologians, religious scholars and psychologists, held lectures on the prevention of religious extremism and terrorism for the citizens of the Pavlodar Oblast in a number of cities and villages from April 5-6, 2021.
KHAMID KARZAI STATES THERE IS “NEGATIVE FOREIGN INFLUENCE” ON THE PROCESS OF RECONCILIATION IN AFGHANISTAN
There is no lack of trust between the parties to the conflict in Afghanistan, but it exists in the external environment, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in an interview with the Turkish TRT World TV channel.
On April 7, Baghdad and Washington announced that they had agreed on the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, but specific timelines had not been set yet.
Four terrorists were eliminated during a special operation in the city of Shopian, the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Four terrorists were eliminated during a special operation in the city of Shopian, the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Russia will continue assisting Pakistan in combating terrorism, including through joint exercises. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said this in an interview with the Pakistani newspaper The News International.
Frontline bombers Su-24 of the Russian Aerospace Forces inflicted airstrikes on the training center for the militants of the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (organization banned in the Russian Federation), Russkaya Vesna news agency reported on April 7.
Militants of the “Islamic State” (organization banned in the Russian Federation) beheaded 12 foreigners in Mozambique, the Times newspaper reported on April 8, citing local police.
Israel's attacks on Syria are aimed at supporting terrorist groups, SANA stated on April 8.
Rear Admiral Alexander Karpov, Deputy Head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, said that the militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group carried out 39 attacks in the Idlib de-escalation zone in the Syrian Arab Republic.
The Southern District Military Court sentenced a resident of the Republic of Crimea Mark Davydov to 18 years in a strict regime colony on Wednesday, April 7. Davydov helped terrorist organization to receive more than 600 thousand rubles; he also tried to travel to Syria to join the terrorists. This was reported by the press service of the court.
The Far Eastern District Military Court issued a verdict against the 52-year-old foreigner who was found guilty of publicly calling for terrorism (Part 2 of Art. 205.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
The Safety and Anti-Corruption Committee recommended the State Duma at its meeting on April 7 to adopt in the first reading the draft law submitted by the Government of the Russian Federation on the establishment of a specialized information databank of extremist materials.
Police of the Indonesian province of Central Java stated on Tuesday that the National Police's anti-terror squad Densus 88 had arrested six people in the province for alleged involvement in terrorism activities.
Authorities in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China have reported that they uncovered a separatist criminal group operating in the education sector, Xinhua News Agency reported on April 6.
The judiciary of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China has uncovered crimes committed by former government official Shirzat Bawudun, a former government official who had conspired with a terrorist organization and carried out separatist activities under cover of his identity as an official, Xinhua News Agency reported on April 6.
The FSB Department for the Saratov Region of Russia has uncovered and suppressed the illegal activities of a 34-year-old resident of the regional center. The man is suspected of calling to terrorist activities on the Internet, according to the Saratov24 online news agency.
Russia plans to resume work in the "Moscow Format" consultations on Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with the Hindustan Times.
A new round of talks between Iraq and the United States under the strategic dialogue will take place on Wednesday, April 7. The Iraqi side did not demand the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq in the previous rounds of dialogue held under former US President Donald Trump, according to Fawzi Hariri, head of the Kurdistan delegation to the Iraqi negotiating group. He expects that the dialogue will return to the baseline after the change of the US administration and the assumption of office by the Democratic President Joe Biden. Iraqis will seek to know the vision of the new US administration for Iraq.
State Security Service (SGB) of Uzbekistan prevented four terrorist attacks in 2020, Uzbekistan National News Agency reported, citing the SGB Press Service. Two of the attacks were planned to be carried out in Uzbekistan and two in the CIS countries, the statement says.
STATE PROTECTION EXTENDED TO COVER CIVIL EMPLOYEES OF THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE AND FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE
The President of Russia signed a law according to which the federal civil servants of the Ministry of Defense who participated in combating terrorism and the federal civil servants of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) who participated in special operations now have the right to state protection. The document is posted on the official Internet portal providing legal information.
The US authorities detained two American citizens who tried to travel to the Middle East in order to join the Islamic State terrorist group. This was reported on the website of the US Department of Justice, which acts as the Attorney General's Office in the country.
Rear Admiral Alexander Karpov, Deputy Head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, said that the militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group carried out 29 attacks in the Idlib de-escalation zone in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Iraq has begun erecting defensive structures on the border with Syria. Iraqi border guards have already started building barbed wire fences and embankments along the border from the Rabia border crossing in Nineveh province to the Al-Qa’im border crossing in Anbar province, a source in the Iraqi security service told Shafaq News on condition of anonymity.
The US wants to agree with the Taliban on the continued military presence in Afghanistan for 3 to 6 months after the withdrawal deadline in May, the Afghan press reported, citing sources close to the Taliban.
RESIDENT OF ARKHANGELSK OBLAST (RUSSIA) FINED FOR JUSTIFICATION OF THE IDEOLOGY OF TERRORISM IN SOCIAL MEDIA
The court found the 43-year-old resident of the Arkhangelsk oblast guilty of publicly justifying terrorism on a social media and fined him 350 thousand roubles. This was reported on Friday by the press service of the Investigative Department under the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Arkhangelsk Region.
Senior fellow at the Center for Radicalization and De-radicalization Studies Mukha Taufiqurrahman stated that ISIS supporters used social media to call for new attacks in Indonesia after the Makassar attack, Sindonews reports.
Indonesian police have detained 23 terrorist suspects after an explosion outside the Catholic church in Makassar, Kompas reported.
The decision of the international conference in Brussels on the allocation of humanitarian aid to Syria without lifting unilateral sanctions against Damascus is yet another form of economic terrorism, according to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic published on its official website on March 31.
The US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS has confirmed its intention to continue supporting and assisting the Peshmerga forces in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Rear Admiral Alexander Karpov, Deputy Head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, said that the militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group carried out 30 attacks in the Idlib de-escalation zone in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Russia, the United States, China and Pakistan issued a joint statement consequent to Moscow meeting on Afghanistan, in which they called for conclusion of peace agreement and expressed themselves against the restoration of the Islamic Emirate.
March 16, the EU Council adopted a decree against "distribution of terrorist content online". This was reported by «Deutsche Welle» with reference to the press service of EU legislature.
An international conference on Afghanistan under the auspices of the UN may be held in Turkey on March 27, the Afghan press reported, citing sources close to the Taliban.
On March 9, 2021, a video conference meeting of FOS was held under chairmanship of the head of the Federal Operational Headquarters, Director of the FSB of Russia A.V. Bortnikov.
Bob Menendez, chairman of the Committee of US Senate for Foreign Relations, said the deadline for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan possibly has to be revised due to the Taliban's noncompliance with commitment to peace agreement in 2020.
The Taliban's military commission has ordered members of the movement not to take the foreign fighters into their cadres or not to provide them with asylum, the Afghan press reported.
According to a TASS report, on March 3, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that the American authorities have not yet made any decision regarding their military presence in Afghanistan and they are consulting with allies and countries of the region on this issue.
Meimene (Afghanistan / March 4; Xinhua) - A total of 23 militants were killed on Wednesday when fighter jets made strikes on Taliban hideouts in districts surrounding Qaysar and Almar in Faryab province of north Afghanistan.
"Peace Mission - 2021" exercises among SCO countries will be held in summer at one of the training grounds of the Central Military District
MOSCOW, March 1. / TASS /. The ‘Peace Mission-2021’ - anti-terrorist command and staff exercise of member countries of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held in the summer at one of the training grounds of the Central Military District (CMD). The message was released on Monday by the press service of the Central Military District.
ABOUT THE PROBLEM OF COMBATING UAVs AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE WAR AND TECHNICAL COOPERATION OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION WITH COUNTRIES OF MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (MENA)
The ‘Middle East Institute’ has repeatedly addressed the subject – ‘Use of UAVs during armed conflicts in MENA region’: in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq, which is becoming one of the main factors by attributing UAVs as emerging means and ways of armed struggle.
KABUL, March 1. Afghanistan hopes for Turkey's support in the peace process, said Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Foreign Minister of Afghansitan.
First Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan urges to ban the activities of ‘Hizb ut-Tahrir’
KABUL, February 28. First Vice-President of Afghanistan Amrullah Saleh has urged to ban the activities of the international organization Hizb ut-Tahrir (banned in the Russian Federation) in territory of their country.
MOSCOW, February 28 (Radio Sputnik): The US military transported ten terrorists of Islamic State (IS) group from their illegal base in Al-Shaddadi, Al-Hasak province citing the sources of the Syrian state agency SANA.
MOSCOW, February 25 (TASS): The affiliate of terrorist organization "Islamic State" (banned in Russian Federation) is strengthening its hold in Afghanistan, which is the main threat to the security of Central Asian countries.
WASHINGTON, Feb.25 (Xinhua) - The US military launched airstrikes on pro-Iranian targets in eastern Syria on Thursday. It was reported at Pentagon.
Middle East Institute - For years, suicide bombers of the radical Islamist Taliban have constantly plotted strike on major political targets and cities in Afghanistan.
Middle East Institute - In recent years, militants of the radical Islamist Taliban have begun to actively use commercial drones for reconnaissance and filming propaganda videos about battles with Afghan government forces.
Institute for the Middle East - During January of the year, Russia continued to strike militants' targets in Syria (against targets of the Islamic State in the provinces of Raqqa, Hama and Homs, Tahrir al-Sham and the Islamic Party of Turkestan in the provinces of Latakia and Idlib) and the Syrian Air Force (in the province of Homs).
Abuja, Feb.25 (Xinhua) - The city of Maiduguri, the administrative centre Borno state in the north-east of Nigeria, came under rocket fire on Tuesday evening from the radical Islamic group Boko Haram. As a result, ten people were killed and another 47 received injuries.