Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake
In the face of mounting evidence, Iran on Saturday acknowledged that it shot down the Ukrainian jetliner by accident, killing all 176 people aboard.
The Mideast shock: Calm for now, but the worry lingers on
There is speculation that Iran may engage in some proxy action in Lebanon or Iraq
Outgunned, Iran invests in means to indirectly confront superpower enemy
To compensate for the imbalance, Iran has developed "asymmetrical" r...
NATO ambassadors to meet on Iran crisis: Official
Last week's killing of Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike at Baghdad airport surprised many of Washington's allies and triggered calls for de-escalation. But Tehran has vowed to avenge the commander, and US President Donald Trump has threatened "major retaliation" if any American targets are hit.
At least two rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad: witnesses
Sunday's attack was the second night in a row that the Green Zone was hit and the 14th time over the last two months that US installations have been targeted. Ties between Iraq and the US have deteriorated after an American drone attack killed Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani near the Baghdad international airport .
Syria death toll tops 380,000 in almost nine-year war: monitor
The conflict flared after unprecedented anti-government protests in the southern city of Daraa on March 15, 2011. Demonstrations spread across Syria and were brutally suppressed by the regime, triggering a multi-front armed conflict that has drawn in jihadists and foreign powers. The conflict has displaced or sent into exile around 13 million Syrians.
UP Police seeks ban on PFI for Anti-CAA violence, arrests 25 workers
Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) O. P. Singh has sent a letter to the state home department seeking a ban on the Popular Front...
UP seeks ban on PFI for Anti-CAA violence
The police had found materials such as banners, flags and pamphlets. According to the police, the strategy was to call a large number of people for the protests for which groups were made on social media websites and photos and videos were shared to incite people against the CAA as well as the NRC.
Soleimani, face of fight against ISIS, Taliban
Soleimani was the face of armed resistance against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and contributed in a big way in defeating ISIS, said an expert wishing to go anonymous. Last year Soleimani had also slammed Pakistan for its failure to control terror groups on its soil that targeted Iranian Revolutionary Guards group.
Digital footprint led to the arrest ISIS terror module in Assam
The ISIS inspired terror module was planning a blast at the Dudhnoi Rasleela Mela in Assam before carrying out another blast in Delhi. The police profiled them using their social media posts and activities.
NIA court convicts six in 2016 ISIS terror plot case
Manseed Muhmood, Swalih Mohammed, Rashid Ali, Ramshad, Safvan and Moinuddin have been found guilty under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) including offences relating to membership of a terrorist organisation and support given to a terrorist organisation. Special judge P Krishnakumar, however, acquitted Jasim N K.
ISIS module: Police claims to have averted terror attack in Assam and New Delhi
Police say that the three accused were about to plant an IED during the on-going Raas festival in Dudhnoi. The arrested have been identified as Luit Zameel Zaman, Mukadir Islam, and Ranjeet Islam. Police recovered an IED besides one kilogram of explosives, material like nails, ball bearings used in making bombs, baton swords, and four mobile phones.
Mohammed Hanif says all copies of 2008 bestseller 'A Case of Exploding Mangoes', based on Zia, confiscated by ISI
ISI agents allegedly raided the publisher's Karachi office.
Jaishankar defends NDA government's decision to allow ISI officials to visit Pathankot air base in 2016
He said the NDA government did not put the victim of terror and perpetrator of terrorism on the same plane by allowing the Pakistani team to visit the Pathankot air base as part of the joint investigation into the Pathankot terror attack case. In a clear reference to Pakistan, he said India should never ever allow terrorism to be normalised.
IS will try to go glocal, says India at Oz anti-terror summit
The Indian delegation to the two day seminar on terrorism was led by minister of state G Kishan Reddy, who is also in charge of internal security at the home ministry. Discussing case studies on Islamic State-inspired modules, New Delhi said that most suspects were loosely connected to the Caliphate but followed its ideology.
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