Germany suicide bomber ‘pledged allegiance’ to IS group

Germany suicide bomber ‘pledged allegiance’ to IS group

A Syrian man who blew himself up outside a music festival in Ansbach, Germany had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group in a video recorded on his mobile phone, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann revealed on Monday. Herrmann said the video recorded before Sunday’s attack – in which the suspect died and more […]

Man ‘claiming allegiance to IS group’ kills French policeman

Man ‘claiming allegiance to IS group’ kills French policeman

  A man who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group stabbed a French policeman to death on Monday night before he was killed in a dramatic police operation, sources close to the investigation said. French prosecutors have launched an anti-terror probe after the policeman and his partner were killed at their home in the […]

Al Qaeda chief pledges allegiance to new Afghan Taliban leader

Al Qaeda chief pledges allegiance to new Afghan Taliban leader

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, in an online audio message, pledged allegiance to the new head of the Afghan Taliban, who was appointed last month after his predecessor was killed in a US drone strike. The veteran Islamist militant became al Qaeda’s leader after U.S. Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011, […]