Security sphere situation

24.09.2021

CENTRAL ASIAN NATIVES TRYING TO ABET MIGRANTS TO TERRORIST ACTIVITIES DETAINED IN YEKATERINBURG

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.

24.09.2021

RUSSIAN CITIZEN SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS OF COLONY FOR FINANCING TERRORISM

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.

24.09.2021

WOMAN DETAINED IN TASHKENT FOR POSTING FORBIDDEN MATERIALS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

24.09.2021

THE FEDERATION COUNCIL DECLARED THE NEED TO CREATE AN INTERNATIONAL COALITION ON ANTI-TERROR

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.

24.09.2021

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.

24.09.2021

MOHAMMAD KARIM KHALILI DECLARED THE HAZARA’S READINESS TO JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE TALIBAN

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.

24.09.2021

UN RESPONDED TO THE TALIBAN’S DECISION ON APPOINTMENT OF A PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE

The United Nations responded to the decision of the Taliban (terrorist organization banned in Russia) to appoint a permanent representative.

24.09.2021

Infiltration Bid Foiled, 3 Militants Killed: Army

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.

24.09.2021

Lashkar Module Busted, 4 Held: Police

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.

23.09.2021

SCO COUNTRIES SUPPORTED MEETING WITH NEW AUTHORITIES OF AFGHANISTAN

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.

23.09.2021

Newly Recruited Militant Killed In Encounter In South Kashmir’s Shopian

Was behind the attack on a civilian yesterday: Police

22.09.2021

PAKISTANI SECURITY FORCES ELIMINATED COMMANDER OF PAKISTAN TALIBAN

Pakistani security forces have eliminated Safiullah, the commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported today, on September 20.

21.09.2021

12 MORE PEOPLE SUSPECTED IN LINKS WITH HIZB-UT TAHRIR DETAINED IN TASHKENT

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.

21.09.2021

SCO COUNTRIES ADOPT JOINT DECLARATION

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.

21.09.2021

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.

21.09.2021

PRESIDENT MIRZIYOYEV PROPOSED TO ESTABLISH AN SCO EXPERT FORUM ON INFORMATION SECURITY

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.

21.09.2021

UZBEKISTAN ADVOCATES STEPPING UP THE INTERACTION OF SECURITY SERVICES OF THE SCO AND CSTO COUNTRIES

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.

21.09.2021

INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR RECOGNISING FORBIDDEN INTERNET MATERIALS WILL APPEAR IN RUSSIA

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.

21.09.2021

THE “TALIBAN CONSTITUTION” SHOWN IN THE MEDIA

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.

21.09.2021

IED detected, defused on airport road

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.

20.09.2021

RESIDENT OF MAGNITOGORSK PLACED IN DETENTION FOR PUBLIC CALLS TO TERRORISM

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.

20.09.2021

10 PERSONS SUSPECTED IN CONNECTIONS WITH HIZB UT-TAHRIR DETAINED IN TASHKENT

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.

20.09.2021

CHANNEL OF ILLEGAL MIGRATION ELIMINATED

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.

20.09.2021

RUSSIA AND PAKISTAN AGREED TO CONTINUE WORK ON AFGHANISTAN IN THE EXTENDED “TROIKA”

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.

20.09.2021

CHINA CALLS ON RUSSIA, IRAN AND PAKISTAN TO STRENGTHEN COORDINATION ON THE SITUATION 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.

20.09.2021

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.

17.09.2021

AN ISLAMIST TERRORIST ORGANIZATION IDENTIFIED AND SUPPRESSED IN KRASNOYARSK REGION OF RUSSIA

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.

17.09.2021

A SURGUT RESIDENT SENTENCED FOR TERRORISM FINANCING IN EKATERINBURG

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).

17.09.2021

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.

17.09.2021

BAIDEN EXTENDED POWERS OF THE US AUTHORITIES TO COMBAT TERRORIST FINANCING

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.

17.09.2021

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.

16.09.2021

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.

16.09.2021

Police Hunting 4 Militants Active In Srinagar: IGP

Says efforts on to either arrest or kill them in an encounter

15.09.2021

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.

15.09.2021

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:

15.09.2021

US INTELLIGENCE NAMED COUNTRIES POSING THE GREATEST TERROR THREAT

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.

15.09.2021

BLINKEN SAYS THE US WILL NOT RELY ON TALIBS TO COMBAT TERRORISM

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.

14.09.2021

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.

14.09.2021

29 MEMBERS OF THE “WOMEN'S WING” OF THE RELIGIOUS EXTREMIST ORGANIZATION DETAINED IN TASHKENT

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.

14.09.2021

TWO GANGSTERS ELIMINATED IN DAGESTAN IN A COUNTER TERRORIST OPERATION

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.

14.09.2021

RUSSIAN STATE DUMA PROPOSES TO EQUATE CYBER ATTACKS WITH TERRORISM

Russian State Duma member Anton Gorelkin (United Russia Party) proposed equating cyberattacks with terrorism.

14.09.2021

FORMER CIA HEAD BELIEVES THAT AL QAEDA LEADER IS IN AFGHANISTAN

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.

14.09.2021

Militant killed in Rajouri gunfight: Police

Jammu: Police on Monday claimed to have killed an unidentified militant in a gunfight in Rajouri district of Jammu division.

14.09.2021

6 grenades placed along highway in Srinagar defused

Srinagar- Government forces on Monday detecting and defusing six hand grenades on the busy Parimpora-Panthachowk axis in Srinagar, officials said here.

10.09.2021

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.

10.09.2021

BLINKEN: US EXPECTS THE TALIBAN TO FULFIL THEIR COUNTER-TERRORISM PROMISE

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.

10.09.2021

SAUDI ARABIA RESPONDED TO THE DECISION TO DISCLOSE THE DOCUMENTS ON SEPTEMBER 11

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.

08.09.2021

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.

07.09.2021

CIS CONCERNED ABOUT RISKS OF TERRORISM TRANSFER FROM AFGHANISTAN TO MEMBER COUNTRIES

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.

07.09.2021

NATO URGES RUSSIA AND CHINA TO COUNTER TERRORISM IN AFGHANISTAN

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg believes that Russia and China together with other members of the world community must oppose terrorist groups in Afghanistan.

07.09.2021

TERRORIST RECRUITER CONDEMNED IN BELGOROD PROVINCE

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.

07.09.2021

FSB OFFICERS DETAINED FOUR SUPPORTERS OF THE “ISLAMIC STATE” FTO THAT IS BANNED IN OUR COUNTRY

The detainees were preparing to commit terrorist attacks in Ingushetia, including an attack on law enforcement officers.

31.08.2021

PAKISTAN ARMY DESTROYED TERRORISTS WHO OPENED FIRE FROM AFGHANISTAN TERRITORY

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.

31.08.2021

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.

31.08.2021

CHINESE FOREIGN MINISTER CALLS ON THE US TO HELP AFGHANISTAN STOP VIOLENCE

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.

31.08.2021

PENTAGON STATES THAT A TERRORIST ATTACK WAS PREVENTED IN KABUL

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.

31.08.2021

AS WORLD FOCUSES ON AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN TRIES TO STEP UP TERROR ACTIVITIES IN KASHMIR

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.

31.08.2021

TWO INFILTRATORS SHOT DEAD ON LOC

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.

30.08.2021

Security situation in Kashmir under control: Army

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.

30.08.2021

SEVEN TERRORISTS ELIMINATED IN PAKISTAN

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.

30.08.2021

TWO DAGESTAN RESIDENTS SENTENCED FOR TERRORISM

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.

30.08.2021

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.

30.08.2021

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.

30.08.2021

AT LEAST 28 TALIBAN MEMBERS KILLED IN EXPLOSIONS IN KABUL

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).

30.08.2021

US PRESIDENT ORDERS TO STRIKE AT ISIS-KHORASAN IN AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN

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.

27.08.2021

INDO-KAZAKH ARMIES JOINT EXERCISE FROM AUG 30

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.

25.08.2021

6 militant associates held in Bandipora

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.

25.08.2021

3 TRF militants killed in Sopore encounter

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.

24.08.2021

Plainclothes policemen kill TRF Chief, Deputy in Srinagar raid

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.

20.08.2021

2 cops injured in Srinagar grenade attack

Srinagar: Two policemen and a civilian were injured in a grenade blast at Saraf Kadal here on Thursday evening, officials said.

20.08.2021

Militant, soldier killed in Rajouri encounter

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.

20.08.2021

South Kashmir: Militant killed in ongoing encounter in Khrew

Srinagar- An unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter in Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.

18.08.2021

BJP leader shot dead by militants in Kulgam

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.

17.08.2021

CRPF man injured in grenade attack in Kupwara

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.

13.08.2021

Lashkar terrorist killed in Kulgam, traffic suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Two security force personnel were injured after militants opened fire on a BSF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.

12.08.2021

Two men held for militant funding

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.

11.08.2021

Grenade attack in busy Srinagar market, 10 civilians injured

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.

09.08.2021

Encounter in Rajouri, 2 militants killed

Jammu: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Friday, officials said.

09.08.2021

Militant killed in Budgam encounter, another held after chase

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.

09.08.2021

Cop killed, 2 others injured in Kulgam attack

LG says those responsible for such heinous acts shall be brought to justice

02.08.2021

Jaish Chief’s Aide among 2 killed in Dachigam gunfight

Police says Lamboo was involved in Pulwama fidayeen attack

30.07.2021

Soldier injured in mine blast along LoC in Poonch

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.

27.07.2021

Lashkar commander killed in Kulgam gunfight

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.

26.07.2021

3 militants killed in Bandipora encounter

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.

26.07.2021

Militant killed, cops rifle snatched in Kulgam

Srinagar- An unidentified militant on Sunday was killed in an encounter with government forces in Munand area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

26.07.2021

Forces recover 3 IEDs in north Kashmir’s Kupwara

Srinagar- Three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered by government forces on Sunday from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said.

15.07.2021

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.

15.07.2021

AFGHAN DELEGATION, HEADED BY ABDULLAH ABDULLAH WILL GO TO DOHA FOR NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE TALIBAN

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.

15.07.2021

THE TALIBAN THREATENED “TURKISH OCCUPANTS”

The Taliban terrorist organization (banned in Russia) opposed the deployment of Turkish troops in Afghanistan, as it violates the country's sovereignty.

15.07.2021

MILITANTS STRIKE AT COALITION TARGETS IN SYRIA

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.

14.07.2021

TOP LET COMMANDER AMONG 3 TERRORISTS KILLED BY SECURITY FORCES IN J&K’S PULWAMA

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.

14.07.2021

LAVROV ESTIMATED THE CHANCES FOR DEPLOYMENT OF AMERICAN BASES IN THE CSTO COUNTRIES

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.

13.07.2021

FSB PREVENTED A TERRORIST ATTACK IN THE CITY OF UFA

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.

13.07.2021

IS MEMBER DETAINED IN THE MOSCOW REGION ON SUSPICION OF PREPARING A TERRORIST ATTACK

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.

13.07.2021

TWO PERSONS DETAINED IN INDIA FOR PREPARING MAJOR TERRORIST ATTACKS

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.

13.07.2021

A GROUP OF TERRORISTS FROM BANGLADESH DETAINED IN INDIA

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.

13.07.2021

PAKISTAN STRENGTHENS SECURITY MEASURES AT THE BORDER WITH AFGHANISTAN

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.

13.07.2021

AFGHANISTAN ASKED FOR HELP FROM OTHER COUNTRIES IN COMBATING TERRORISM

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.

12.07.2021

NORILSK RESIDENT ACCUSED OF TERRORISM FINANCING AND URGING VIOLENCE

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.

12.07.2021

CITIZEN OF UZBEKISTAN IN SAINT PETERSBURG DETAINED FOR ASSISTING TERRORISM

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.

12.07.2021

A GROUP OF SAMARKAND RESIDENTS SUSPECTED OF ATTEMPTING TO JOIN THE MILITANTS IN SYRIA

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.

12.07.2021

FIVE MILITANTS SHOT DEAD IN INDIAN KASHMIR

Five militants have been killed in Indian Kashmir over the past day, writes the Hindustan Times.

12.07.2021

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.

12.07.2021

AFGHAN POLITICS AND THE TALIBAN ADOPT A JOINT DECLARATION ON THE OUTCOMES OF TEHRAN NEGOTIATIONS

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.

12.07.2021

TERRORISTS INCREASINGLY USE SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CRIMINAL PURPOSES: PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE

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.

12.07.2021

ARIF HAZIQ AMONG 3 KILLED IN ANANTNAG FIREFIGHT

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.

12.07.2021

NIA CARRIES OUT RAIDS IN KASHMIR, SEVERAL ARRESTED

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.

12.07.2021

TERROR PLOT FOILED: UTTAR PRADESH ATS NABS TWO TERRORISTS WITH LINKS TO AL QAEDA OUTFIT

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.

09.07.2021

FOREIGN POLICY BECOMES MORE ACTIVE IN THE AFGHAN AREA

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.

09.07.2021

CSTO TASK FORCE ARRIVED IN TAJIKISTAN TO MONITOR AFGHAN BORDER

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.

09.07.2021

A MEETING BETWEEN THE TALIBS AND AFGHAN POLITICS HELD IN TEHRAN

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.

09.07.2021

TWO SOLDIERS, 2 MILITANTS KILLED IN RAJOURI FIREFIGHT

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.

08.07.2021

4 MILITANTS KILLED IN TWIN ENCOUNTERS IN SOUTH KASHMIR: POLICE

Srinagar- Four militants were killed in two separate nocturnal encounters in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Kulgam districts, police said Thursday.

08.07.2021

THE COURT SENTENCES THE CHECHNIA RESIDENT TO 25 YEARS IN COLONY FOR TERRORISM

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.

07.07.2021

FSB PREVENTED A SERIES OF TERRORIST ATTACKS PLANNED IN RUSSIA IN THE LAST WEEK

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.

07.07.2021

20 THOUSAND SERVICEMEN TO BE MOBILIZED IN RESPONSE TO AFGHAN THREAT IN TAJIKISTAN

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.

07.07.2021

THE KREMLIN STATES THAT IT DOES NOT CONSIDER SENDING TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN

The possible entry of troops into Afghanistan is not under discussion, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

07.07.2021

TOP HIZB COMMANDER KILLED IN NORTH KASHMIR’S HANDWARA: POLICE

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.

07.07.2021

COP INJURED IN GRENADE ATTACK

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.

05.07.2021

FOUR PEOPLE INJURED IN EXPLOSION IN PAKISTAN

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.

05.07.2021

FSB OF RUSSIA PREVENTED A MAJOR TERRORIST ATTACK IN MOSCOW AND ASTRAKHAN

The Russian Federal Security Service has prevented the preparation of terrorist attacks in Moscow and the Astrakhan region, according to the agency's website.

05.07.2021

HEAD OF THE BRANCH OF THE HIZB UT-TAKHRIR AL-ISLAMI TERRORIST ORGANIZATION ARRESTED IN TATARSTAN

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.

05.07.2021

RUSSIA TO SUPPORT TAJIKISTAN IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

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.

05.07.2021

ABDULAZIZ KAMILOV AND PENTAGON HEAD DISCUSSED SAFETY SITUATION IN CENTRAL ASIA

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.

05.07.2021

IMRAN KHAN: I REGRET THAT PAKISTAN HELPED THE US TO FIGHT THE TALIBAN

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.

02.07.2021

CLOSING SCHOOLS IN INDIA PUSHES CHILDREN TO TERRORISTS: THE HINDU

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.

02.07.2021

UN ADOPTED A RESOLUTION ON THE PLAN FOR COMBATING TERRORISM FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS

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.

02.07.2021

IN ONE DAY THE TALIBAN HAVE SEIZED ANOTHER SIX DISTRICTS IN AFGHANISTAN

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.

02.07.2021

EX-PRESIDENT OF AFGHANISTAN SAYS THAT THE NATO’S 20-YEAR MISSION IN THE COUNTRY IS A FAILURE

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.

02.07.2021

ARMY SOLDIER KILLED IN ONGOING ENCOUNTER IN SOUTH KASHMIR’S PULWAMA

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.

01.07.2021

3 MILITANTS KILLED IN KULGAM ENCOUNTER: POLICE

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.

01.07.2021

SOLDIER INJURED IN EXCHANGE OF FIRE WITH SUSPECTED MILITANTS IN RAJOURI

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.

01.07.2021

FSB OF RUSSIA MAY BECOME THE FOUNDATION ENTITY IN COMBATING CYBER TERRORISM IN THE CIS

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.

01.07.2021

INVESTIGATION BELIEVES THAT THE ATTACK ON PASSERS-BY IN WÜRZBURG HAD AN ISLAMIST MOTIVE

The investigation believes that the Somali native who attacked passers-by in Würzburg, killing three people, had an Islamist motive.

01.07.2021

THE HEAD OF THE US CONTINGENT IN AFGHANISTAN CRITICISES BAIDEN'S COURSE

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.

30.06.2021

TWO MORE PUBLIC BODIES TO JOIN COUNTERING TERRORISM IN TAJIKISTAN

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.

30.06.2021

THE THREAT OF TERRORISM HAS NOT DISAPPEARED: IT CHANGES

“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.

29.06.2021

ARRESTED LET COMMANDER AMONG 2 MILITANTS KILLED IN MALOORA: POLICE

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.

24.06.2021

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.

24.06.2021

THE FSB OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION SPEAKS ABOUT INVOLVEMENT IN TERRORISM THROUGH VIDEO GAMES

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.

24.06.2021

THE TALIBAN HAVE SEIZED KEY AREAS ON THE BORDER WITH TAJIKISTAN

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.

24.06.2021

THE LEADER OF PAKISTAN EXPLAINED WHY THEY REFUSED TO HOST US MILITARY BASES

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.

24.06.2021

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.

22.06.2021

THREE MILITANTS KILLED IN OVERNIGHT ENCOUNTER IN SOPORE: POLICE

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.

22.06.2021

BAIDEN WILL MEET THE LEADER OF AFGHANISTAN IN WASHINGTON

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.

21.06.2021

ANOTHER PARTICIPANT IN THE ATTACK ON PSKOV SPECIAL FORCES IN CHECHNIA DETAINED

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.

21.06.2021

IN KHAKASSIA, A CITIZEN OF TAJIKISTAN IS SUSPECTED OF CALLS TO TERRORISM

A citizen of Tajikistan is suspected of calling for terrorist activities. This is stated in the message of the FSB Department for Khakassia.

21.06.2021

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.

21.06.2021

FACEBOOK COMMENTS WILL BE ANALYZED BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Facebook is piloting artificial intelligence for comment moderation. This was reported on June 17 by Habr website.

18.06.2021

20 EXTREMISTS ARRESTED IN SYRDARYA PROVINCE IN UZBEKISTAN

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.

17.06.2021

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.

17.06.2021

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.

16.06.2021

SRINAGAR OUTSKIRTS

Srinagar: An unidentified militant has been killed in an overnight encounter with state forces in Naugam area of the city outskirts, police said.

16.06.2021

FOUR MEN DETAINED IN THE CASE OF CALLING TO TERRORISM IN TURKESTAN REGION

This was reported by the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan.

16.06.2021

US SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE AND PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN DISCUSSED SECURITY IN THE IRA

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad held talks with the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on June 14.

16.06.2021

BAIDEN URGES TO CONTINUE COUNTERING TERRORISM IN AFGHANISTAN

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.

15.06.2021

DISSEMINATION STOPPED

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.

15.06.2021

RUSSIAN MILITARY ELIMINATED LEADERS OF A LARGE TERRORIST GROUP IN SYRIA

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.

14.06.2021

VLADIKAVKAZ RESIDENT JAILED FOR 15 YEARS FOR PREPARING A TERRORIST ATTACK

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.

14.06.2021

A GROUP OF PERSONS PLANNING TO JOIN TERRORISTS ARRESTED IN UZBEKISTAN

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.

14.06.2021

PENTAGON IS CONSIDERING PROVISION OF AIR SUPPORT TO KABULU AFTER THE TROOPS WITHDRAWAL

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.

14.06.2021

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).

14.06.2021

2 COPS, 2 CIVILIANS KILLED AND POLICE OFFICER AMONG THREE OTHER INJURED IN SOPORE SHOOTOUT

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.

11.06.2021

A CITIZEN OF UZBEKISTAN SENTENCED FOR 13 YEARS FOR TERRORISM FINANCING IN PRIMORYE

In Primorye (Russia), 29-year-old Salohiddin Daminov was sentenced for financing terrorism, Extremizmu.Net reports.

10.06.2021

DAGESTAN RESIDENT SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN COLONY FOR FINANCING TERRORISM

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.

10.06.2021

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.

10.06.2021

US ADVISOR FOR NATIONAL SECURITY COMMENTS ON POSSIBILITY TO CREATE A BASE IN PAKISTAN

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan commented on the possibility of creating an American base in Pakistan.

10.06.2021

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.”

09.06.2021

A NATIVE OF TAJIKISTAN SENTENCED IN KHABAROVSK FOR INVOLVEMENT IN TERRORIST ACTIVITIES

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.

09.06.2021

RESIDENTS OF KALUGA DETAINED ON SUSPECT OF PUBLIC CALLS TO TERRORISM

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.

09.06.2021

TURKEY REPORTS ELIMINATION OF MORE THAN 80 TERORIST FIGHTERS IN A MONTH

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.

09.06.2021

MILITANTS CAPTURED FOUR CITIES IN SOMALIA IN TWO DAYS

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.

08.06.2021

CHINA, PAKISTAN AND AFGHANISTAN ARE WAITING FOR THE PACIFICATION OF THE TALIBAN

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.

07.06.2021

A MAN SENTENCED FOR EXTREMISM IN SAMARA

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.

07.06.2021

FOREIGN CITIZEN SENTENCED FOR CALLS TO TERRORISM

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.

07.06.2021

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.

07.06.2021

US GOVERNMENT TO GIVE RANSOMWARE HACKS SIMILAR PRIORITY AS TERRORISM

The US Department of Justice is elevating investigations of ransomware attacks to a similar priority as terrorism, Reuters reported.

07.06.2021

2 OGWS DETAINED WITH ARMS: POLICE

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.

07.06.2021

IED DETECTED IN SRINAGAR’S CHANAPORA, DEFUSED

Srinagar- State forces on Saturday detected an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Chanapora area of Srinagar, officials said.

04.06.2021

MAJOR TRAGEDY AVERTED; 2 IEDS DETECTED, DEFUSED IN SOUTH KASHMIR

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.

04.06.2021

TWO HIZB-UL-MUJAHIDEEN OVER GROUND WORKERS (OGWS) CHARGED FOR PLANNING ATTACK

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.

04.06.2021

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.

04.06.2021

DAGESTAN RESIDENT DETAINED FOR FINANCING TERRORISM

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.

03.06.2021

FIVE TAXI DRIVERS FROM TAJIKISTAN CONVICTED FOR PREPARATION OF A TERRORIST ATTACK IN MOSCOW

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.

03.06.2021

FOUR DAGESTAN RESIDENTS SENTENCED TO 56 YEARS FOR TERRORISM

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.

03.06.2021

HEAD OF A TERRORIST GROUP SENTENCED IN DAGESTAN

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.

03.06.2021

TWO HIZB UT-TAKHRIR MEMBERS FROM CHELYABINSK SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS

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.

03.06.2021

PAKISTAN PRIME MINISTER IS COMMITTED TO CONTINUE COUNTERING TERRORISM

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.

03.06.2021

TWO POWERFUL EXPLOSIONS KILL MANY PEOPLE IN KABUL

Two powerful bombs exploded in quick succession on the evening of June 1 in Kabul.

02.06.2021

FSB PREVENTED TWO TERRORIST ATTACKS IN STAVROPOL

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.

02.06.2021

TERRORISTS FROM CHELYABINSK SENTENCED IN SAMARA

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.

02.06.2021

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.

02.06.2021

CRIMINAL CASE HAS BEEN INCREASED AGAINST A KURGAN RESIDENT FOR CALLS FOR EXTREMISM IN SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

28.05.2021

FOUR RUSSIAN NATIVES DETAINED IN TERRORISM FOR FRANCE, MASS MEDIA REPORTS

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.

28.05.2021

PENTAGON SPEEDS UP AMERICAN TROOPS WITHDRAWAL FROM AFGHANISTAN

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.

28.05.2021

USA ANNOUNCES NEW MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN

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.

28.05.2021

THE TALIBAN AGREED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ISTANBUL SUMMIT, ON CERTAIN CONDITIONS

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.

28.05.2021

THE TALIBAN WARNED NEIGHBORS THAT THEY WILL PAY A DEAR PRICE FOR ACCEPTING US MILITARY BASES,

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.

27.05.2021

A TERRORIST ATTACK PREVENTED IN NORILSK BEFORE THE VICTORY DAY

FSB of Russia prevented a terrorist attack planned by a radical Islamist for May 9 in the city of Norilsk in the Krasnoyarsk Krai.

27.05.2021

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.

27.05.2021

THE STATE DUMA BANS THOSE INVOLVED IN EXTREMISM AND TERRORISM FROM BEING ELECTED

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.

27.05.2021

SECURITY FORCES DESTROYED A GROUP OF MAOISTS IN INDIA

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.

27.05.2021

BATTLES WITH THE TALIBAN ARE ONGOING IN 104 DISTRICTS OF AFGHANISTAN

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.

27.05.2021

CZECH JOURNALIST: US OCCUPYING FORCES SUPPORT TERRORISM AND ROB SYRIA OF ITS RESOURCES

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.

27.05.2021

CZECH JOURNALIST: US OCCUPYING FORCES SUPPORT TERRORISM AND ROB SYRIA OF ITS RESOURCES

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.

26.05.2021

RESIDENT OF AKTOBE SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR PROMOTING TERRORISM IN KAZAKHSTAN

An Aktobe (Kazakhstan) resident who studied in Saudi Arabia was convicted of terrorism propaganda, Polisia.kz reported.

26.05.2021

SUPPORTERS OF A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION DETAINED IN THE KALININGRAD REGION

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.

26.05.2021

TALKS BETWEEN KABUL AND THE TALIBAN RESUMED IN DOHA

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.

26.05.2021

THE HEAD OF BOKO HARAM KILLED HIMSELF IN ORDER NOT TO BE CAPTURED BY ANOTHER MILITANT GROUP

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.

26.05.2021

HEAD OF MI5 CRITICIZES FACEBOOK FOR FREEDOM FOR TERRORISTS

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.

26.05.2021

NEONAZI GROUP NS-WP ("WHITE POWER") RECOGNIZED TERRORIST IN RUSSIA

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.

26.05.2021

THE STATE DUMA WILL BAN PEOPLE INVOLVED IN TERRORISM AND EXTREMISM FROM PARTICIPATION IN ELECTIONS

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.

25.05.2021

RESIDENT OF TAJIKISTAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR TERRORIST FINANCING

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.

25.05.2021

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.

25.05.2021

AFGHANIAN AUTHORITIES REPORT DETENTION OF ISIS MILITANTS IN KABUL

A group of Islamic State militants has been detained in the Afghan capital, the press service of Afghanistan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh stated.

21.05.2021

PERSON SUSPECTED OF FINANCING TERRORISTS IN SYRIA DETAINED IN ST. PETERSBURG

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.

21.05.2021

A TRIAL IS STARTING IN GERMANY AGAINST THE CITIZENS OF TAJIKISTAN PREPARING TERRORIST ATTACKS

In Dusseldorf, a group of immigrants from Tajikistan accused of preparing terrorist attacks in Germany is about to be prosecuted, DW reports.

21.05.2021

INDIA STOOD FOR ARMENIA IN BORDER INCIDENT WITH AZERBAIJAN

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.

21.05.2021

A PAKISTANI MP CALLS ON COUNTRY AUTHORITIES TO USE NUCLEAR WEAPONS AGAINST ISRAEL

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.

21.05.2021

US IMPLEMENTED SANCTIONS AGAINST ISIL'S MONEYMEN IN TURKEY

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.

20.05.2021

TEENAGERS ACCUSED OF TERRORISM WILL BE PROSECUTED IN KRASNOYARSK KRAI

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.

20.05.2021

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.

20.05.2021

AFGHAN ARMY ATTACKS THE TALIBAN IN MOST OF THE PROVINCES OF THE COUNTRY

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.

20.05.2021

53 PEOPLE ARRESTED IN INDONESIA ON SUSPICION OF TERRORISM

Dozens of suspected terrorists were detained by a special unit of the Indonesian National Police, CNN Indonesia reported.

19.05.2021

ISIS MILITANTS ARRESTED ON SYRIA BORDER

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.

19.05.2021

CHINA AND PAKISTAN CALLED FOR POLITICAL SETTLEMENT OF AFGHAN CONFLICT

Foreign Ministers of China and Pakistan Wang Yi and Shah Mehmood Qureshi discussed the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation.

19.05.2021

PUTIN: RUSSIA WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE STRENGTHENING OF TERRORISM-FREE AFGHANISTAN

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.

18.05.2021

RESIDENT OF THE NOVGOROD REGION FINED 350 THOUSAND RUBLES FOR CALLS TO TERRORISM

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.

18.05.2021

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OF A TERRORISM FINANCING CASE COMPLETED IN ST. PETERSBURGH

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).

18.05.2021

RESIDENT OF ZHUKOV (KALUGA) WILL BE TRIED FOR EXTREMISM ON THE INTERNET

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.

18.05.2021

A MAN DETAINED IN KHABAROVSK FOR JUSTIFYING TERRORISM

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.

18.05.2021

2 MILITANTS KILLED IN ENCOUNTER NEAR SRINAGAR

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.

18.05.2021

EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE ANTI-TERRORIST CENTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN HAS BEEN CONDUCTED

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.

17.05.2021

ZEMAN DECLARES THAT AFGHANISTAN WILL TURN INTO A GLOBAL TERRORISM CENTER

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.

17.05.2021

TALIBAN CEASE BUT A NEW TERRORIST ATTACK TAKES PLACE

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.

17.05.2021

THREE LASHKAR-E-TOIBA (LET) TERRORISTS KILLED IN ANANTNAG DISTT

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district (Jammu & Kashmir/India) on Tuesday, police said.

11.05.2021

«ISLAMIC STATE» ORGANIZED A LARGE ATTACK IN SYRIA

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).

11.05.2021

REORGANIZED AND STRENGHTENED: KURDS WARNING ABOUT ISIS COMEBACK IN IRAQ

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.

11.05.2021

IRAQ POSTPONES REPATRIATION OF FAMILIES FROM AL-HAWL CAMP IN SYRIA

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.

11.05.2021

TALIBAN OFFENSIVE IN BAGLAN PROVINCE

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).

07.05.2021

INDIAN SECURITY FORCES ELIMINATED TWO EXTREMISTS IN THE NORTH OF THE COUNTRY

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.

06.05.2021

TERRORIST ATTACKS PLANNED BY ISIS MILITANTS PREVENTED IN IRAQ

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.

06.05.2021

3 Militants Killed in Shopian Encounter: Police

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.

04.05.2021

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.

04.05.2021

OWNER OF THE UMMA PUBLISHING HOUSE ARRESTED IN MOSCOW ON SUSPICION OF FINANCING TERRORISM

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.

04.05.2021

A MAN IS ACCUSED OF PUBLIC JUSTIFICATION OF TERRORISM IN ST. PETERSBURG

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.

04.05.2021

NATO STARTS PLANNED WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN

NATO started a coordinated and orderly withdrawal of its forces participating in Resolute Support Mission from Afghanistan on April 29.

30.04.2021

FSB: UKRAINIAN NEONACISTS PLANNED TERRORIST ATTACKS IN NINE RUSSIAN CITIES

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.

30.04.2021

FRANCE PRIME MINISTER DECLARES HIGH THREAT OF ISLAMIST TERRORISM

The threat of Islamist terrorism remains high in France, said Prime Minister Jean Casteks

30.04.2021

QATAR TO HELD EXTENDED “TROIKA” MEETING ON AFGHANISTAN

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.

30.04.2021

EX-MINISTER SUSPECTED OF PARTICIPATION IN SRI LANKA TERRORIST ATTACKS

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.

29.04.2021

A NOVOSIBIRSK RESIDENT SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR JUSTIFICATION OF TERRORISM

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.

29.04.2021

A MAN ACCUSED OF FINANCING TERRORISM DETAINED IN MOSCOW

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).

29.04.2021

RESIDENT OF NORILSK DETAINED FOR PUBLIC JUSTIFICATION OF TERRORISM

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.

29.04.2021

FOREIGNER ARRESTED IN AMUR REGION FOR PROMOTING TERRORISM

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).

29.04.2021

MORE EUROPEAN JOURNALISTS KILLED IN AFRICA. TERRORISTS ATTACK JOURNALISTS IN BURKINA FASO

“Two Spanish journalists and an Irish citizen kidnapped in Burkina Faso were killed,” France Presse reported on April 27.

29.04.2021

AFP: FRENCH POLICE DETAINS SEVEN PEOPLE SUSPECTED OF BEING INVOLVED IN TERRORIST ACTIVITIES

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.

29.04.2021

408 FOREIGN ISIS MILITANTS ARE HELD IN AFGHAN PRISONS

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.

29.04.2021

PAKISTAN ASSURES THAT THE TALIBAN WILL AGREE TO STOP THE FIRE

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.

27.04.2021

FSB DETAINS A PERSON SUSPECTED IN CALLING TO EXTREMISM IN CRIMEA

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.

27.04.2021

HIZB UT-TAKHRIR FTO CELL ELIMINATED IN NOVOSIBIRSK AND KEMEROVSK REGIONS

The Hizb ut-Tahrir cell has been destroyed in the Novosibirsk and Kemerovo regions, the FSB Public Relations Department reports.

27.04.2021

PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE DECLARES AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF TERROR ATTACKS IN RUSSIA

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.

27.04.2021

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.

27.04.2021

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.

27.04.2021

CIA HEAD VISITS AFGHANISTAN WITH AN UN ANNOUNCED VISIT

CIA Director William Burns recently made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, the Associated Press reported, citing anonymous sources.

27.04.2021

NATO TO TRANSFER $1 BILLION WORTH EQUIPMENT TO AFGHANISTAN

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.

26.04.2021

THE TALIBAN TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE BLAST IN PAKISTAN

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.

23.04.2021

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.

23.04.2021

GERMANY PLANS TO WITHDRAW THE TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN BY JULY 4

Germany intends to complete withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by July 4, 2021, the German press reports, citing the Federal Ministry of Defence.

23.04.2021

UNITED KINGDOM MIGHT RETURN TO AFGHANISTAN IN CASE OF GROWTH OF TERRORIST THREATS

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.

23.04.2021

NOVOSIBIRSK RESIDENT SENTENCED FOR FINANCING TERRORISM

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.

23.04.2021

SENTENCE ISSUED ON A CRIMINAL CASE ON TERRORISM FINANCING

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).

22.04.2021

PAKISTAN CALLS ON THE TALIBAN TO RETURN TO NEGOTIATION TABLE

Pakistan is urging the Taliban to remain engaged in the peace process, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in an interview with Reuters.

22.04.2021

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.

22.04.2021

44 TERRORIST ATTACK PREVENTED IN RUSSIA IN 2020, ACCORDING TO THE NAC OF RUSSIA

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.

22.04.2021

PENTAGON EXPLORES OPTIONS TO COUNTER TERRORISM IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER US FORCES WITHDRAWAL

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.

22.04.2021

PAKISTAN'S PARLIAMENT TO “DECIDE FATE” OF FRENCH AMBASSADOR

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.

22.04.2021

IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS THERE WAS NO TERRORIST ATTACKS IN CHINA

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.

20.04.2021

THE US CONTEMPLATE INCREASING THE MILITARY CONTINGENT IN AFGHANISTAN

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.

20.04.2021

BLINKEN SHARES WHAT THE US PLANS TO FOCUS ON AFTER WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN

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.”

20.04.2021

US DEFENSE MINISTER OPPOSES WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN

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.

20.04.2021

REPUBLICAN SENATOR CRITICIZES TRUMP FOR SUPPORTING BAIDEN'S PLAN

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.

20.04.2021

2 MILITANTS ELIMINATED IN SHOPIAN ENCOUNTER: POLICE

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were eliminated on Monday in a gun-battle with security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district (India), police said.

19.04.2021

PAKISTAN BANS ISLAMIST PARTY FOR FURIOUS PROTESTS

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.

16.04.2021

ANOTHER ISJK OPERATIVE ARRESTED FROM JAMMU OUTSKIRTS

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.

16.04.2021

NIA ARRESTS SCHOOL TEACHER OVER MILITANCY LINKS

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.

16.04.2021

FOLLOWING THE US, NATO ANNOUNCES DECISION TO WITHDRAW THE TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN

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.

16.04.2021

CIA PREDICTS CONSEQUENCES OF WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN

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.

16.04.2021

PISKAREV: RUSSIAN AND PRC LEGISLATORS TO STEP UP COOPERATION IN COUNTERING TERRORISM

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.

16.04.2021

FSB HEAD SPOKE ABOUT TERRORISTS' USE OF CHATS IN VIDEO GAMES

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.

15.04.2021

«MUCH LIKE LIBYA AND NAGORNO-KARABAKH» - MILITANTS FOR UKRAINE ARE RECRUITED IN THE NORTH OF SYRIA

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.

15.04.2021

NEW DATES OF ISTANBUL SUMMIT ON AFGHANISTAN ANNOUNCED

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.

15.04.2021

RESIDENT OF URAL WAS FINED 500 RUBLES FOR A COMMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

15.04.2021

CITIZEN OF TAJIKISTAN WILL BE PROSECUTED FOR INCITEMENT TO TERRORISM

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.”

15.04.2021

CASE ON SUPPORTING TERRORISM INITIATED AGAINST A YAMAL RESIDENT

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.

14.04.2021

PERSONS SUSPECTED OF PREPARATION OF A TERRORIST ATTACK AT THE POLICE STATION ARRESTED IN KISLOVODSK

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.

13.04.2021

14-YR-OLD AMONG FIVE MILITANTS SHOT DEAD IN J&K

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.

13.04.2021

TERRORIST ARRESTED FROM JAMMU, SAY J&K POLICE

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.

13.04.2021

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.

13.04.2021

ONE OF THE IS LEADERS DETAINED IN AFGHANISTAN

Afghan security services have detained the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group subdivision in Kabul, Gulam Nasser, according to the local officials.

13.04.2021

MOZAMBIQUE IS CONCERNED ABOUT THE “ISLAMIC STATE” GROWING STRONGER IN THE COUNTRY

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.

13.04.2021

TERRORISTS COMMIT 22 SHOOTINGS IN IDLIB DE-ESCALATION ZONE IN SYRIA

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.

13.04.2021

PREVENTIVE ACTIVITIES ARE CARRIED OUT

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.

12.04.2021

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.

12.04.2021

BAGHDAD AND WASHINGTON AGREED ON WITHDRAWAL OF U.S. FORCES

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.

12.04.2021

IRAQI FORCES KILLED 60 ISIS FIGHTERS NEAR HAMRIN MOUNTAINS

Four terrorists were eliminated during a special operation in the city of Shopian, the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

12.04.2021

POLICE IN INDIA ELIMINATED FOUR TERRORISTS

Four terrorists were eliminated during a special operation in the city of Shopian, the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

12.04.2021

LAVROV: RUSSIAN FEDERATION WILL CONTINUE TO HELP PAKISTAN IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

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.

12.04.2021

MILITARY SPACE FORCES OF RUSSIA DESTROYED “KHAYAT TAHRIR ASH-SHAM” TRAINING CAMP IN SYRIA

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.

12.04.2021

«ISLAMIC STATE» MILITANTS BEHEADED 12 FOREIGNERS IN MOZAMBIQUE

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.

12.04.2021

SYRIAN MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ACCUSES ISRAEL OF SUPPORTING TERRORISM

Israel's attacks on Syria are aimed at supporting terrorist groups, SANA stated on April 8.

09.04.2021

TERRORISTS COMMIT 39 SHOOTING IN IDLIB DE-ESCALATION ZONE IN SYRIA

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.

09.04.2021

CRIMEA RESIDENT SENTENCED TO 18 YEARS OF COLONY FOR TERRORISM FINANCING

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.

09.04.2021

A FOREIGNER WILL PAY 300 THOUSAND RUBLES FOR CALLING THE SAKHALIN RESIDENTS TO TERRORISM

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).

09.04.2021

DATA BANK OF EXTREMIST MATERIALS MAY BE ESTABLISHED IN RUSSIA

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.

08.04.2021

SIX TERRORIST SUSPECTS DETAINED IN INDONESIA

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.


08.04.2021

CHINESE OFFICIAL WHO WAS PROMOTING EXRTREMIST TEXTBOOKS IS SENTENCED TO DEATH

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.

08.04.2021

FORMER HIGH-RANK CHINESE OFFICIAL SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR CONNECTION WITH ISLAMISTS

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.

08.04.2021

A RESIDENT OF THE SARATOV REGION WILL BE PROSECUTED FOR CALLING TO TERRORISM ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

08.04.2021

SERGEY LAVROV DECLARED INTENTION TO RENEW THE “MOSCOW FORMAT” ON AFGHANISTAN

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.

07.04.2021

IRAQ WILL NOT DEMAND WITHDRAWAL OF AMERICAN TROOPS

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.

07.04.2021

STATE SECURITY SERVICE OF UZBEKISTAN PREVENTED TWO TERRORIST ATTACKS IN UZBEKISTAN IN 2020

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.

07.04.2021

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.

06.04.2021

US AUTHORITIES ARRESTED TWO AMERICAN CITIZENS WHO INTENDED TO JOIN IS

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.

06.04.2021

TERRORISTS COMMIT 29 SHOOTINGS IN SYRIA’S IDLIB DESCALATION ZONE

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.

06.04.2021

IRAQ STRENGTHENS ITS SYRIAN BORDER

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.

05.04.2021

US REQUESTED THE TALIBAN TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TIME FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN

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.

05.04.2021

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.

02.04.2021

SOCIAL MEDIA USED IN INDONESIA TO URGE TO NEW TERRORIST ATTACKS

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.

02.04.2021

23 TERRORIST SUSPECTS RETAINED IN INDONESIA

Indonesian police have detained 23 terrorist suspects after an explosion outside the Catholic church in Makassar, Kompas reported.

02.04.2021

DAMASCUS ACCUSED US AND EU OF STRIVING TO DESTABILIZE THE SITUATION IN SYRIA

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.

02.04.2021

THE GLOBAL COALITION WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT PESHMERGA

The US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS has confirmed its intention to continue supporting and assisting the Peshmerga forces in Iraqi Kurdistan.

02.04.2021

TERRORISTS COMMIT 30 SHOOTINGS IN IDLIB DESCALATION ZONE IN SYRIA

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.

29.03.2021

RUSSIA, USA, CHINA AND PAKISTAN NOTIFY JOINT STATEMENT ON AFGHANISTAN

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.

29.03.2021

EU APPROVED THE RULING ON COMBATING TERRORIST CONTENT ON THE NETWORK

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.

12.03.2021

TALIBANS INFORM ABOUT THE MOVE OF CONFERENCE ON AFGHANISTAN IN TURKEY

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.

11.03.2021

A MEETING OF THE FEDERAL OPERATIONAL STAFF (FOS) HELD IN MOSCOW

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.

11.03.2021

AMERICAN SENATOR PROPOSES TO PROLONG WITHDRAWAL OF AMERICAN TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN

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.

11.03.2021

TALIBAN MILITARY COMMISSION ORDERED NOT TO TAKE FOREIGN MILITANTS INTO THEIR MOVEMENT

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.

09.03.2021

SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN

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.

09.03.2021

23 militants killed in airstrikes in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan

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.

04.03.2021

"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.

03.03.2021

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.

03.03.2021

KABUL INTENDS TO ROPE IN MORE EXTERNAL PLAYERS IN THE PEACE PROCESS

KABUL, March 1. Afghanistan hopes for Turkey's support in the peace process, said Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Foreign Minister of Afghansitan.

02.03.2021

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.

02.03.2021

Syrian media came to know about contacts of the US military with IS militants

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.

01.03.2021

THE CSTO CALLED STRENGTHENING OF ‘IS’ IN AFGHANISTAN AS MAIN SECURITY THREAT TO CENTRAL ASIA

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.

01.03.2021

US Armed Forces launched airstrikes on targets of pro-Iranian forces in eastern Syria

WASHINGTON, Feb.25 (Xinhua) - The US military launched airstrikes on pro-Iranian targets in eastern Syria on Thursday. It was reported at Pentagon.

01.03.2021

ABOUT CHANGES IN ANTI-GOVERNMENTAL ACTIVITIES BY THE TALIBAN MOVEMENT

Middle East Institute - For years, suicide bombers of the radical Islamist Taliban have constantly plotted strike on major political targets and cities in Afghanistan.

01.03.2021

USE OF DRONES BY THE MOVEMENT TALIBAN AS A NEW TACTICS IN FIGHT AGAINST GOVERNMENT FORCES

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.

01.03.2021

SITUATION IN SYRIA

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).

26.02.2021

Ten people died in a Boko Haram attack in a city in north-east of Nigeria

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.