You are here
Home > IS

IS ‘caliphate’ totally eliminated: Syria force

Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.
Continue reading IS ‘caliphate’ totally eliminated: Syria force at Vanguard News Nigeria. …

Islamic State expels Boko Haram factional leader Al-barnawi

The Islamic State (IS) has expelled Abu Mus’ab Al-barnawi as leader of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), an ally of the Boko Haram sect. The Cable quoted Ahmed Salkida, as saying on his Twitter handle yesterday in Maiduguri, Borno State. He announced Abu Abdullah Ibn Al-barnawi as his replacement citing no reason for the […]
The post Islamic State expels Boko Haram factional leader Al-barnawi appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. …

UK teen who joined IS has given birth in Syria

A runaway teenager who has divided British opinion after joining the Islamic State group in Syria but now wants to return home, has given birth, her family said on Sunday. Shamima Begum, whose fate has prompted British soul-searching since she and two friends stirred controversy by fleeing to the terror network in 2015, gave birth […]
The post UK teen who joined IS has given birth in Syria appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. …

Take back jihadists, Trump tells Europe

European nations must take back hundreds of Islamic State group fighters captured in Syria, President Donald Trump said late Saturday, after a delay in announcing what he said would be the end of the “caliphate.” Trump shocked allies in December by declaring the pullout of roughly 2,000 US troops who had been assisting local forces […]
The post Take back jihadists, Trump tells Europe appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. …

US-backed Syria force announces final push against IS

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday it had begun the “final battle” to oust the Islamic State group from the last scrap of territory it holds in eastern Syria. Backed by air strikes by the US-led coalition against IS, the Kurdish-Arab alliance has in recent months cornered the jihadists in a final patch of […]
The post US-backed Syria force announces final push against IS appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News. …

Coalition strikes kill 42 in IS Syria holdout

Coalition missile strikes have killed 42 people including 13 civilians in what remains of the Islamic State group’s last holdout in eastern Syria, a war monitor said. The Syrian Democratic Forces, with backing from a US-led coalition, are battling to expel the last jihadists from hamlets in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor. The Syrian […]
The post Coalition strikes kill 42 in IS Syria holdout appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News. …

New Iraq minister quits over videos linking her brother to IS

Iraq’s newly appointed education minister has said she tendered her resignation over online accusations her brother was a member of the jihadist Islamic State group. Shaima al-Hayali announced her decision in a tweet on Saturday, two weeks after parliament approved her nomination, saying she had handed her resignation to Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi. “I […]
The post New Iraq minister quits over videos linking her brother to IS appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News. …

Nigerian soldiers lash out in video after bloody Boko Haram attack

Libyan returnees’ tales: I paid N.5 million for the journey from Benin to slavery — Ewere Joseph

Nigerian troops fighting on the frontlines of the Boko Haram conflict have released a video claiming dozens had died in a recent attack and deploring the poor state of their equipment. In the five-minute video seen by AFP on Saturday, a soldier narrating in the background shows the burnt shells of several tanks and vehicles […] …

Defence minister heads for Chad as IS claims deadly attacks on Nigerian soldiers

Defence minister heads for Chad as IS claims deadly attacks on Nigerian soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, for an emergency meeting with Chadian President Idris Deby, following the recent attacks on Nigerian soldiers. According to NAN, Garba
The post Defence minister heads for Chad as IS claims deadly attacks on Nigerian soldiers appeared first on TheCable. …

Top