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Pakistan military kills senior militant in Baluchistan raid

Pakistan military kills senior militant in Baluchistan raid

Pakistan's military has killed a senior member of militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi(LeJ) along with two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, the army's media wing said.

Nigeria talking to Boko Haram about possible ceasefire

Nigeria talking to Boko Haram about possible ceasefire

Nigeria's government is in talks with militant group Boko Haram about a possible ceasefire and the talks have been going on for some time, Information Minister Lai Mohammed said on Sunday.

Malaysian police arrest six Islamic State suspects

Malaysian police arrest six Islamic State suspects

Malaysian authorities have arrested six local men for suspected involvement with the Islamic State militant group, police said on Saturday.

Malaysia's top Islamic State operative killed in Syria

Malaysia's top Islamic State operative killed in Syria

Malaysia's most-wanted member of the Islamic State militant group has been killed in Syria, police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said on Monday, citing intelligence information.

Bangladesh arrests two Islamists blamed for cafe attack

Bangladesh arrests two Islamists blamed for cafe attack

Bangladesh security forces on Tuesday arrested two members of an Islamist militant group blamed for a deadly attack on a cafe in Dhaka in July in which 22 people were killed, most of them foreigners.

India indicts Pakistan-based militants over air base attack

India indicts Pakistan-based militants over air base attack

India's top counter-terrorism agency on Monday charged Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), and its top leader, with perpetrating a deadly attack on an Indian air force base in January.

Bangladesh arrests four women in cafe attack probe

Bangladesh arrests four women in cafe attack probe

Bangladeshi security forces said on Tuesday they had arrested four women suspected of being members of a home-grown militant group blamed for an attack on a Dhaka cafe last month in which 22 people were killed.

Bangladesh police arrest five planning suicide attacks in Dhaka

Bangladesh police arrest five planning suicide attacks in Dhaka

Bangladesh police said on Friday they had arrested five members of a domestic Islamist militant group planning suicide attacks in the capital, Dhaka, as authorities hunted for the mastermind of a deadly assault last month.

Singapore bans newspaper linked to Islamic State

Singapore bans newspaper linked to Islamic State

Singapore on Friday banned the distribution and possession of Al Fatihin, a newspaper linked to the Islamic State militant group, after government officials repeatedly warned against terror threats.

Tunisia stops militant cell plotting attacks in Sousse

Tunisia stops militant cell plotting attacks in Sousse

Tunisian authorities dismantled a cell linked to the Islamic State militant group that was planning attacks against sites in the coastal town of Sousse, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Osama bin Laden's son 'threatens revenge' for father's assassination

Osama bin Laden's son 'threatens revenge' for father's assassination

The son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has threatened revenge against the United States for assassinating his father, according to an audio message posted online.

Australian Islamic State recruiter killed in US strike in Iraq

Australian Islamic State recruiter killed in US strike in Iraq

An Australian citizen believed to be a top recruiter for the Islamic State has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq, disrupting the militant group's ability to lure fighters, Australia said on Thursday.