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Indian priest held by suspected IS militants in Yemen

Indian priest held by suspected IS militants in Yemen

An Indian priest missing after an attack on a care home run in Yemen is being held by the assailants, likely militants from the Islamic State (IS) group, officials said on Sunday. Yemeni authorities have blamed IS for the Friday attack on the refuge for the elderly operated by Mother Teresa‚Äôs Missionaries of Charity in […]

Islamic State threatens attack on Washington, other countries

Islamic State threatens attack on Washington, other countries

PARIS/CAIRO: Islamic State warned in a new video on Monday that countries taking part in air strikes against Syria would suffer the same fate as France, and threatened to attack in Washington. “We say to the states that take part in the crusader campaign that, by God, you will have a day God willing, like […]

In a first, Islamic State fighters seize substantial territory in Afghanistan

In a first, Islamic State fighters seize substantial territory in Afghanistan

SURKH DEWAL, Afghanistan: Fighters loyal to Islamic State have seized substantial territory in Afghanistan for the first time, witnesses and officials said, wresting areas in the east from rival Taliban insurgents in a new threat to stability. Witnesses who fled fighting in Nangarhar province said that hundreds of insurgents pledging allegiance to Islamic State pushed […]