All posts tagged "ISIS"

  • Security force personnel escort people fleeing from the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. The company that runs the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali's capital says assailants have takenhostages in a brazen assault involving grenades. (AP Photo/Harouna Traore)
    At least 18 bodies found after jihadists attack Malian hotel

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian national television reported that no more hostages were being held at a luxury hotel after a day-long siege by Islamic militants. National broadcaster ORTM, citing security officials, said 18 bodies already had...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • In this Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 file photo, bullet holes are pictured around a window on the back side of the house after an intervention of security forces against a group of extremists in Saint-Denis, near Paris. A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up Wednesday as heavily armed police tried to storm a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up, police said. While most suicide bombers are men, Islamic militant groups have occasionally deployed women to carry out such attacks. Long before the rise of Islamic radicalism, women suicide bombers were used by leftist and separatist groups in the Arab and beyond. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
    Suspected Paris killings mastermind killed in police raid

    PARIS (AP) — The Belgian extremist suspected of masterminding the deadly attacks in Paris died along with his cousin when police stormed a suburban apartment building, French officials said Thursday, a day after the chaotic, bloody raid....

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • This Korean ISIS fighter is assumed to be dead. (Twitter)
    S. Korean teenage IS member assumed dead: ministry

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A South Korean teenager, who reportedly joined Islamic State (IS), is believed to be dead, a senior government official said Tuesday. The 18-year-old Kim disappeared in January during his trip to the southern Turkish...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Seoul police scan the perimeter of COEX shopping mall after receiving an ISIS-related bomb threat. (Yonhap)
    ISIS-related group threatens to bomb Seoul shopping mall

    Seoul police reported Sunday that an Islamic State(ISIS)-related bomb threat was made on a local retail center in an affluent part of the city. The threat was made through a social media posting while specifically mentioning one...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    S. Korea loses track of 18-year-old who joined IS militant group

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea has lost track of the 18-year-old loner who joined the Islamic State militant group in Syria, a ruling party lawmaker said Tuesday, citing South Korea’s spy agency. The National Intelligence Service was...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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    North Korean doctor and wife kidnapped by IS militants

    By Kang Seung-woo A North Korean couple has been abducted by Islamic State militants in Libya, a local media outlet reported, Sunday. According to the Libya Observer, IS militants kidnapped a North Korean doctor and his wife...

    • Posted May 25, 2015
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  • Shown is a screen capture from the Twitter account of a South Korean teenager believed to have sneaked into Syria from Turkey recently to join the militant Muslim group Islamic State. (Yonhap file photo)
    S. Korea bans access to 139 ISIS-related online postings

    SEOUL, April 1 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s communications watchdog said Wednesday it has banned local access to 139 online postings related to the Islamic State (IS) over the past two months, following rising concerns after a South...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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