extremism in the East

Militants' depots with NATO weapons found in Syria

Depots with weapons produced in NATO member-states as well as underground explosive production facilities are being found by members of the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation and Syrian government troops in the territories liberated from …

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ISIS chief propagandist killed in Syria - media

The main propagandist of the ISIS terrorist group was killed in Syria in an airstrike by the Iraqi Air Force, which led to the demise of the militants' propaganda network in Syria. The militant, known as Abu Baraa …

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One of ISIS emirs detained in Turkey

Turkish authorities have detained four suspected senior ISIS extremists in an operation in Turkey's city of Izmir. The suspects include the group's so-called "emir," or ruler, of Syria's Deir el-Zour, and its …

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Iraq carries out air strikes on ISIS in Syria

Iraq carried out air strikes on ISIS positions in Syria a week after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country would defend itself from militant threats across the border. Iraqi F-16 warplanes crossed into Syria …

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US to complete mission to defeat ISIS in Syria

Special US envoy for the global coalition against ISIS Brett McGurk, speaking alongside Votel at an event in Washington, said the US fight against ISIS was not over. "We are in Syria to fight ISIS. That is our …

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ISIS militants claim responsibility for Kabul attack

ISIS terrorist group has reportedly claimed responsibility for the deadly explosion in Kabul. The blast that took place near the University of Kabul today amid celebrations of the Nawruz holiday, marking the start of the …

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Suicide bomber attack hits Kabul, dozens killed

A suicide bomber killed at least 26 people today, many of them teenagers, in front of Kabul University, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the deadly attack, but the Taliban denied involvement on …

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Turkish soldier killed in Syria’s Afrin

One Turkish soldier was killed in Operation Olive Branch carried out by the Turkish army in Syria’s Afrin district  today, according to a military statement. The military said the Turkish Armed Forces had destroyed 19 targets …

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Turkey reports on Afrin operation

Turkey's Armed Forces have killed 1062 terrorists during Operation Olive Branch near Afrin in northern Syria, the Turkish General Staff reported. "The Air Force hit 19 targets during Operation Olive Branch and destroyed on …

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US starts Iraq drawdown after defeating ISIS - media

US troops have started to draw down from Iraq following Baghdad’s declaration of victory over the ISIS group last year, according to Western contractors at a US-led coalition base in Iraq. The contractors said that dozens of …

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 Twelve extremists detained in south Kazakhstan

  Police in South Kazakhstan Region have detained twelve supporters of destructive religious movements during raids carried out yesterday, a regional police spokesperson said. They were detained for extremism …

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Turkish jets hit Afrin, "Olive Branch" operation begins

The Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim stated that the country's warplanes have bombed YPG, PYD targets in the Syrian city of Afrin, Mehr news agency reports. Explosions heard from Afrin after Turkish jets cross Turkey-Syria border, …

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3 arrested in Istanbul for suspected links to Daesh

At least three people were arrested in Istanbul over their links to the Daesh terrorist organization, a police official said early Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. The anti-terror police carried a simultaneous operation in Arnavutkoy …

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