ISIL

New airplane electronics rules stem from ISIS-associated threat

New aviation security measures restricting electronic devices on flights from certain overseas airports were prompted by new threat intelligence obtained earlier this year indicating that ISIS associates were working on smuggling explosives-laden electronics onto U.S.-bound flights, ABC News has learned. The

British Isis member hid extremist data in James Bond-style cufflink

A man has admitted hiding his Islamic State activities in a James Bond-style cufflink, Joinfo.com reports with reference to The Guardian. Samata Ullah, 34, admitted being a member of Isis last September, being involved in terrorist training and preparation of terrorist acts. At

Elderly priest killed in French church, attack claimed by Islamic State

The knifemen entered the church during morning mass near the northern city of Rouen, northwest of Paris, killing Father Jacques Hamel, an 85-year-old parish priest, and taking four other people hostage, one of whom was seriously wounded, Reuters reports. It was the

Nearly 120 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

The attack on the shopping area of Karrada is the deadliest since U.S.-backed Iraqi forces last month scored a major victory when it dislodged Islamic State from their stronghold of Falluja, an hour's drive west of the capital. It is also the

Bangladesh siege: Twenty killed at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka

Gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in Dhaka late on Friday before troops entered almost 12 hours later, BBC reports. Six attackers were also killed and one was arrested, officials said. Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina has declared two days of national

Istanbul airport attackers were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz: Official

A total of 13 suspects were detained in Istanbul on June 30 over the deadly suicide attack at the city’s main Atatürk Airport on June 28 blamed on the Islamic State jihadist group, Hurriyet Daily News reports. Police conducted raids on

Suicide bombers attack Istanbul airport: at least 41 people killed and over 200 injured

Three suicide bombers opened fire at passengers with automatic rifles before blowing themselves up in Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport in the early hours of June 29, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Hurriyet Daily News. The attack was carried out in the arrivals section

UNICEF says 25 children reported killed in Syria

Quoting reports from its local partners in Syria, UNICEF said health workers were reported to have pulled bodies of children from under rubble in the town of al-Quria in Deir al-Zor province, which is mostly under Islamic State control, Reuters reports. The

Ukraine’s security service detained two Tajiks, ISIL affiliates at Kharkiv airport

"The border guards at the Kharkiv airport together with the Security Service officers and the National Police have detected and detained two citizens of Tajikistan involved in the activity of the Islamic State and wanted by Interpol," said the press service, Joinfo.ua

Ukrainian Security Service prevented transit of ISIS followers to Europe

The illegal transit was organized by a citizen from a neighboring country, who had been illegally staying in Ukraine, and was suspected of possible engagement in terrorist activity, the Ukrainian Security Service press center said on Wednesday, Interfax-Ukraine reports. The man was