‘ISIS member’ started Tajikistan prison riot that left 25+ people killed – report

An ISIS-linked inmate is suspected to be an instigator of a prison riot that left more than 25 people killed in a high security prison in northern Tajikistan, according to media reports. Violence broke out at the prison in the second-largest Tajik city of Khujand late on Wednesday. The prisoners joined a fellow inmate, allegedly […]

‘ISIS member’ started Tajikistan prison riot that left 25+ people killed – report

An ISIS-linked inmate is suspected to be an instigator of a prison riot that left more than 25 people killed in a high security prison in northern Tajikistan, according to media reports. Violence broke out at the prison in the second-largest Tajik city of Khujand late on Wednesday. The prisoners joined a fellow inmate, allegedly […]

Kurdish militia made a swap with ISIS to get back 7 US troops – sources

Kurdish militia made a swap with Islamic state terrorists to get back seven US soldiers captured in September, Turkish media has said. The Kurds had to withdraw from some oil wells under the swap terms. The American troops were detained during a confrontation between Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) and Kurdish YPG/ PKK militias in […]

Belgium extradites Russian accused of financing ISIS from inside EU

Belgian authorities have extradited a 30-year-old Russian citizen at the request of Russia’s law enforcement agencies, the FSB said in a statement on Saturday. The man, identified as Ali Gekhaev, a radical Islamist, is accused of rendering financial support to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). He had lived in the EU since 2015, according to […]

Refugees or ISIS fighters? Cypriot authorities fear the worst after finding incriminating photos

Cypriot authorities suspect that ISIS fighters posing as refugees may have entered their country, a local daily reported, amid appeals to the EU to help with an influx of asylum seekers overloading the small island nation. During a random check on asylum seekers’ mobile phones at the country’s refugee processing center, Cypriot authorities found saved […]

ISIS & Al-Nusra terrorists are hiding in Syrian refugee camp within US-controlled zone – Moscow

Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists use civilians as human shields as they hide in a refugee camp in Syrian territory controlled by the US – and the Americans are well aware of it, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) and the Al-Qaeda proxy group Jabhat al-Nusra found quiet shelter […]

ISIS receives arms, funding ‘under patronage’ of foreign special services & NGOs – Russia’s UN envoy

The remnants of ISIS continue to receive foreign funding and arms supplies, Russian ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the UN Security Council, adding that the terrorists are seeking to diversify their crippled sources of income. “Evidence continues to amass that weapons are being smuggled [to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group in Syria] from outside, […]

US changing its tune in Afghanistan as 'barbaric' Taliban becomes bulwark against ISIS

After more than 15 years of war, the US appears more open to dialogue with the Taliban. RT’s Ilya Petrenko explores why the US has cooled its rhetoric about the “barbarian” enemy that now controls large parts of Afghanistan. As Petrenko reveals, Washington’s longtime adversary in Afghanistan is becoming more palatable by the month, with […]

Russia thanks Israel for striking ISIS inside Syria

The Russian military has thanked their Israeli counterparts for striking Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist positions inside Syria, after IS fighters tried to draw IDF fire on Syrian army positions by launching rockets into Israel. “A targeted strike by IDF jets and artillery promptly destroyed ISIS terrorists and their rocket launchers,” the Russian defense […]