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Tag: Islamic State

Islamic State claims deadly school bombing in Kabul

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a school in the Afghan capital yesterday. The so-called…

Foreign Islamic State fighters captured by Taliban in Jawzjan

The video, which purports to show several foreign Islamic State militants surrendering to the Taliban, allows for a more detailed…

US has launched over 500 strikes against the Islamic State since May

The majority of coalition strikes over the past three months have been concentrated in Abu Kamal, a critical border crossing…

Taliban says Islamic State has been ‘completely defeated’ in Jawzjan

The complex Taliban operation that was designed to eject the Islamic State from Jawzjan highlights the Taliban's ability to coordinate…

Assailants in Tajikistan swore allegiance to Baghdadi before attack

The Islamic State's Amaq News Agency has released a short video allegedly showing five young jihadists swearing allegiance to Abu…

Raid on Afghan school for midwives ended after several hours

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a school for midwives in Jalalabad, Afghanistan yesterday, saying the…

US Counterterrorism strikes: Tempo remains high in Somalia and Yemen, transparency improves

In 2017, LWJ reported unprecedented levels of airstrikes in Somalia and Yemen. Thus far in 2018, the United States has sustained…

Authorities investigate Islamic State claim in Toronto shooting

Authorities are investigating whether there are any ties, digital or otherwise, between Faisal Hussain and the Islamic State. The so-called…