Iraq retakes Tal Afar centre, citadel from IS

Baghdad, Aug 26 Iraqi forces have driven the Islamic State from central Tal Afar and its historic citadel, they said today, placing them on the verge of fully recapturing one of the last IS...

Aug 26, 2017 4:13 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for international stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25,

2017SaturdayBeirut: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.Karachi: Ruth...

Aug 26, 2017 11:48 AM | Newsscroll

Iraqi military finds grave sites of IS victims

Baghdad, Aug 25 Iraqi military investigators said today they have discovered two mass graves near a former Islamic State group prison outside Mosul that contains the bodies of 500 IS victims.The...

Aug 26, 2017 12:35 AM | Newsscroll

Ram Rahim verdict: Dera Sacha Sauda to appeal against `unjust`

Sirsa (Haryana) [India], Aug 25 : Dera Sacha Sauda spokesperson Dr. Dilawar Insa on Friday expressed anguish after the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Dera Sacha Sauda...

Aug 24, 2017 11:18 PM | Newsscroll

Politics mingled with religion results in ruckus: Sharad Yadav on Ram Rahim row

New Delhi [India] August 25 : Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) veteran Sharad Yadav on Friday condemned the violence that is taking place after Gurmeet Ram Rahim was held guilty and charged with...

Aug 24, 2017 8:48 PM | Newsscroll

Babylonian tablet shows Greeks not 1st to invent trigonometry

Melbourne, Aug 25 Greeks were not the first to invent trigonometry, say scientists who found that a famous 3,700-year old Babylonian clay tablet is the world's oldest and most accurate trigonometric...

Aug 25, 2017 4:35 PM | Newsscroll

US warns its citizens of 'continuing threats' in Bangladesh  

By Lalit K Jha            Washington, Aug 25 The United States has warned its citizens of 'continuing threats' from terrorist groups in Bangladesh and the risk of travelling to this...

Aug 25, 2017 11:02 AM | Newsscroll

Iraqi forces hope for quick victory over IS in Tal Afar

Tal Afar, Aug 24 As Iraqi forces advance through Tal Afar, their Shiite religious songs mix with the crackle of gunfire by Islamic State group jihadists and the boom of air strikes.The battle to...

Aug 24, 2017 11:38 PM | Newsscroll

Amnesty slams coalition's reliance on ordnance in Raqqa

Beirut, Aug 24 The US-led coalition's reliance on imprecise and disproportionately powerful ordnance in its campaign against Islamic State militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa is exacting a...

Aug 24, 2017 9:41 PM | Newsscroll

Syrian officer: Anti-IS fight near Lebanon border soon over

Beirut, Aug 24 The battle against the Islamic State group in an area along the Lebanon-Syria will end within hours, a Syrian army officer said today as the extremists faced news setbacks in the two...

Aug 24, 2017 9:39 PM | Newsscroll