My Sinchew/ IS

IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'

Jihadists on Wednesday blew up Mosul's iconic leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared himself "caliph" in his only public appearance, Iraqi officials said.


IS jihadists claim London stabbing rampage

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Sunday for an attack by knife-wielding men who mowed down and stabbed revellers in London, killing seven people before being shot dead in a barrage of police gunfire.


Becoming Mahmud

One thing we are very certain about is that there are still many new Mahmuds rising from somewhere, unless we really tackle the root of the problem.


Battling religious extremism

The key to battling religious radicalization and extremism lies with our capacity for religious introspection and humility.


Police investigating IS chief's death

KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 (MySinchew) -- The wife of Malaysian IS leader Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi posted in her Facebook that her husband had been killed in an air strike in Syria.


US aims to eliminate IS from Afghanistan this year

After dropping a monster bomb on its fighters, then targeting its leader, the US military is looking to destroy the Islamic State group's Afghan branch before battle-hardened reinforcements arrive from Syria and Iraq.


US drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

The US military on Thursday dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever deployed in combat, targeting an Islamic State complex in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said.


Bringing orphaned IS baby girl 'home' to Sudan

When Sudanese security agents came to call on businessman Alithi Yousef at his home in Khartoum, he knew immediately that his worst fears had been realised.


Joint effort to fight extremism

Most of the Sunni extremist organizations operating around the world -- from the Taliban in Afghanistan, radical religious outfits in Southeast Asia and even the globally dreaded IS group -- have evolved around the fundamentalist Wahhabi sect which is itself closely associated with Saudi Arabia.


Bloody IS video puts China in crosshairs

Islamic State militants from China's Uighur ethnic minority have vowed to return home and "shed blood like rivers", according to a jihadist-tracking firm, in what experts said marked the first IS threat against Chinese targets.


 

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