Islamic militants

China Releases White Paper Defending Crackdown on Islamic Militants in Province of Xinjiang

Kat De Guzman   | Jun 03, 2016 05:32 AM EDT

The Chinese government has justified its decision to crack down on Islamic militants in Xinjiang Province in a recently released white paper, which states that China will not allow any religious organization or person to interfere with the nation's religious affairs. read more

Tony Hung Urges Nations to Kill ISIS

Emery Dennel   | Nov 17, 2015 05:36 AM EST

TVB host and actor Tony Hung is one of many Hong Kong celebrities who reacted on social media to the recent attacks in Paris. Hung posted an image on Instagram with an image that reads, "KEEP CALM AND KILL ISIS." He captioning the post with "To lessen violence, one must use more violence." read more

War in Paris: French President Hollande Says No Mercy for 'Barbarians'

Melanie Armstrong   | Nov 15, 2015 03:56 AM EST

Describing the recent terrorist attacks across Paris, French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that it was an "act of war" by Islamic State (ISIS). He declared that France will be "merciless towards these barbarians from Daesh," referring to an Arab acronym for Islamic State, reports Reuters. read more

Islamic State Militants Bulldoze Nimurd, An Ancient Iraqi City

Arlene Lim   | Mar 06, 2015 08:17 AM EST

Islamic State militants have bulldozed and destroyed the ancient Assyrian City of Nimrud in Northern Iraq, a report by the Iraqi government and a local tribal member said. read more

Clashes Erupt in Southern Philippines, 30 Police Commandos Dead

Dean Bernardo   | Jan 26, 2015 02:17 AM EST

In an effort to arrest Jemaah Islamiya master bomb maker, Malaysian national Zulkipli Abdhir alias Marwan, 30 police commandos were massacred in an encounter with Islamic terror group in Southern Philippines. read more

Islamic Militants Attack Chechen Capital, 20 Dead

Raymond Legaspi   | Dec 05, 2014 11:07 PM EST

At least 20 people were killed when police clashed with Islamic militants in Chechnya's capital, Grozny, on Thursday. read more

Obama Warns Militants Against Plots On U.S. After Airstrikes

Des Cambaliza   | Sep 24, 2014 08:21 AM EDT

United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday warned against the Islamic militants who plotted an attack on American soil. He said it will not be tolerated in an address on the airstrikes launched against the ISIL, the militant group also known as Daesh, early Tuesday. read more

U.K. To Launch Airstrikes Against ISIS Within Weeks

Des Cambaliza   | Sep 04, 2014 11:06 PM EDT

British Prime Minister David Cameron hinted on Thursday at British involvement against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) by carrying out air strikes that will begin within weeks. read more

New 9/11 Plot Feared As Libyan Jetliners Go Missing

Cory Doyle   | Sep 03, 2014 08:28 PM EDT

Nearly a dozen commercial jetliners were stolen from the Libya airport that could be used in a future 9/11-style attack in multiple countries, including the United States. A retired military general is suggesting that the U.S. should go to DEFCON 1 and maintain a high alert position. read more

U.S. Increases Involvement In Syria To Defeat ISIS

Des Cambaliza   | Sep 03, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

The United States government is increasing its involvement in Syria to defeat the Islamic militants, but experts are still debating whether the country should take an active role in Syria or not, reports said. read more

Islamic State Massacres 200 Syrian Troops

David Perry   | Aug 28, 2014 06:00 PM EDT

Forces with the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, captured, stripped, and killed at least 200 Syrian government troops. read more

New Turkey PM Wants To Restore The Ottoman Empire

Des Cambaliza   | Aug 27, 2014 11:16 AM EDT

Newly-elected Turkish Prime Minister and former foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu expressed his vision of restoring the Ottoman Empire, reports said. His support for the ISIS reflects his vision of transforming the Middle East into a united region of Islamists. read more

U.S. Must Rethink Policy On Terrorist Kidnappings, James Foley’s Family Say

Des Cambaliza   | Aug 25, 2014 08:47 AM EDT

James Foley's family expressed sentiments that included the United States' need to rethink its policies towards terrorist kidnappings, reports said. The family cited inconsistencies in the negotiation process on James' case. read more

Pope reaches out to James Foley’s parents through a 20-minute call

Roxel Gestiada   | Aug 22, 2014 03:16 PM EDT

The parents of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants, received a call from Pope Francis to send his condolences on Thursday. read more

Islamic State Releases Video Of Yazidis’ Conversion To Islam

Des Cambaliza   | Aug 21, 2014 09:32 AM EDT

The Islamic State released a video that shows Yazidis converting to Islam shortly after posting the video of American journalist James Foley's beheading. read more

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