Tag Archives: Islamic State

Man found guilty of murdering UK lawmaker David Amess

A “fanatical Islamist” inspired by Islamic State was found guilty on Monday of murdering veteran British lawmaker David Amess by knifing him to death in a frenzied attack in a church where he was meeting voters. Ali Harbi Ali, 26, a British citizen and son of a former media adviser …

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Iraqi forces capture senior Islamic State leader, PM says

Iraqi security forces have captured a senior member of the Islamic State group who was a deputy to slain leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and oversaw its finances, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said on Monday. Sami Jasim was detained in “a complex external operation” by Iraqi intelligence services, Kadhimi wrote …

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Iraqi Forces Capture Three IS Members in Different Cities

Iraqi security forces on Saturday captured three members of the Islamic State (IS) in different provinces, a statement said. The Iraqi Security Media Cell pointed out in a statement on Twitter that two of the militants were captured in Anbar while the other one was in Salahaddin provinces. Accurate intelligence …

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Rwanda deploys troops to Mozambique to help fight insurgency

Rwanda said on Friday it had started deploying a 1,000-strong force to Mozambique to help the country combat an escalating Islamic State-linked insurgency that threatens its stability. Last month, the 16-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) approved the deployment of a joint force to help Mozambique respond to the conflict …

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Iraqi Forces Capture IS Member in Kirkuk

Iraqi security forces managed to capture one more member of the Islamic State (IS) in the province of Kirkuk, a statement confirmed. The Iraqi Security Media Cell explained in a statement that the insurgent used to be “the official of the ISIS media platform,” noting that he was captured after …

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Iraqi Forces Arrest 38 People over Links to ISIS in Diyala

Iraqi security forces on Wednesday arrested 38 people in the country’s eastern province of Diyala, Police Spokesperson Nihad Mohammed said. The individuals are suspect of having links to the Islamic State (IS) or being involved in terrorist attacks, Mohammed added. Alghadeer has learned that the majority of arrests were made …

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