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Pakistan militants call for jihad in Kashmir

Calls for armed retaliation is mounting over India's decision to revoke the special autonomy granted to its portion of the Muslim-majority Kashmir.

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, 1 killed

The Pentagon denies that US forces were involved in the attack, after at least one Saudi-based news channel reported US strikes on the base.

4 foreigners held for militant links

It includes a Rohingya man who had also issued a death threat against Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a video uploaded on social media.

Elderly Buddhist couple shot dead in Thailand

The latest incident comes in Narathiwat province, as rebels and security forces wrestle for control of the area.

Dutchman held by IS linked rebels killed in Philippines

Abu Sayyaf is blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine history, including repeated kidnappings of foreigners.

Tawau, Sandakan new transit points for IS militants

They use these two seaside towns to enter the southern Philippines and Rakhine, in Myanmar, says IGP Mohamad Fuzi Harun.

6 die in Mali attacks as UN urges end to ‘spiral...

The UN rights office in Geneva said earlier Tuesday it had sent a team of investigators to the region

Ethnic attack in Central Mali claims 115 as violence escalates

The attacks come a week after militants linked to al-Qaeda killed 23 Malian soldiers in an assault on an army base.

Imran Khan: No militants can operate on Pakistan soil

Islamabad began a crackdown against militant groups this week amid growing international pressure in the wake of a bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir by a militant group based in Pakistan.

Pakistan seizes religious schools in intensified crackdown on militants

Previous large-scale crackdowns against anti-India militants have broadly been cosmetic, with the proscribed groups able to survive and continue operations.

Pakistan detains militant suspects after Kashmir attack

The Feb 14 attack killed 40 Indian paramilitaries and spurred tit-for-tat air raids between India and Pakistan.

India hunting for mastermind of Kashmir bombing

Within Kashmir, Indian military and police officials are looking for Mohammed Umair, the commander of the Jaish in the region, believed to have plotted the attack.

Kashmiri Muslims evicted, threatened after deadly attack on Indian forces

Kashmiri Muslims are facing a backlash in Hindu-majority India, mainly in the northern states of Haryana and Uttarakhand.

6 arrested for planning attacks, links to militants

Police say the six comprise two Malaysians and four foreigners from Singapore, Bangladesh, the Philippines and a South Asian country.

Philippines says 8 killed as soldiers, militants clash in south

The bombings came days after voters endorsed a new autonomous region intended to end decades of violence in Sulu.

Spike in bomb and grenade attacks in Thailand’s restive south

The latest attacks occurred Friday night in a series of seven separate incidents in three different districts of Narathiwat province.

Blast rocks Kabul govt compound in ongoing attack

Plumes of black smoke could be seen rising from the compound, with at least two military helicopters circling above.

Indian troops kill six militants in Kashmir

All six rebels belonged to Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a small Kashmiri rebel group.

Indonesia uses tougher anti-terror law to detain suspects for holidays

Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, has struggled to contain a resurgence in militancy.

Home ministry: 13 Al-Ma’unah militants still in jail, none pardoned

Home ministry says none of the 29 militants received a pardon from the Pardons Board.

Wife of IS fighter tells of Istanbul holiday-turned-nightmare

'My husband said he wanted to fight because he wanted to die a martyr. He said he had had the dream since leaving Malaysia.'

Cops rescue 3 family members of Malaysian terrorist in Syria

The process of bringing the woman and her 2 children back to Malaysia took almost one month after her husband, a militant, was killed.

Egypt army says 52 suspected jihadists killed in Sinai

On Monday, the military said that 52 takfiris or Sunni Muslim extremists were killed in two separate operations by security forces in the restive peninsula.

Militants free 3 Indonesian hostages in southern Philippines

The released hostages, Hamdam Salim, Subandi Sattuh and Sudarlan Samansung, were to be handed to the Indonesian ambassador in southern Zamboanga city later Sunday.