Gulf Times - Chechnya
Children of Russian IS fighters return home from Iraq

Children of Russian IS fighters return home from Iraq

Thirty Russian children whose mothers are in Iraqi prison for belonging to the Islamic State group left Baghdad on Sunday to return home, a Russian diplomatic source said.

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Militants attack police targets in Russia's Chechnya

Two knife-wielding assailants tried to enter a police station in Chechnya's Shalinsky district and attacked and wounded two police officers, investigators said.

Paris knife attacker was French citizen born in Chechnya

Paris knife attacker was French citizen born in Chechnya

France has been on high alert amid a series of attacks commissioned or inspired by the Islamic State militant group that have killed more than 240 people since 2015.

Italy arrests Chechen man suspected of Islamic State link

Italy arrests Chechen man suspected of Islamic State link

Italian police said on Saturday they had arrested a Chechen man suspected of being a militant of Islamic State and involvement in attacks in the Chechen capital Grozny in 2014.

Blasts in St Petersburg metro stations kill 10

Blasts in St Petersburg metro stations kill 10

At least 10 people were killed in explosions in two train carriages at metro stations in St. Petersburg on Monday, Russian authorities said. One of the blasts was caused by a bomb filled with shrapnel.