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Delhi Court Awards Varying Jail Terms To 13 ISIS Operatives

Oct 16, 2020 PTI

The NIA filed charge sheets against the accused persons in 2016-2017.

Hong Kong Protests, Killing Of ISIS Chief, Trump Impeachment: World In 2019

Dec 30, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

As 2019 nears its end and a new decade begins, we look back at the events that shook, inspired and transformed the world.


Turkey Claims It Has Captured Sister Of Killed ISIS Leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as Rasmiya Awad is suspected of being affiliated with the extremist group. He did not elaborate.

Pentagon Releases Video Of Raid That Killed ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi

Oct 31, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Baghdadi died on Sunday after he blew up his suicide vest following the US raid on his compound in Syria's Idlib province.


In Press Briefing On Baghdadi's Death, Donald Trump Spins Tales On Bin Laden, Iraq War & Russia

A look at some of the president's claims at the briefing, where he announced the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group.

28 October, 2019

'Ran Into A Dead-End Tunnel, Whimpering And Crying': How IS Chief Baghdadi Was Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

Baghdadi, who was in his late 40s and carried a bounty of at least $25 million, was one of the most wanted terrorists in the world. He presided over the brutal 'Caliphate' that he had set up in Syria and Iraq enforcing a fundamentalist code and killing thousands.


28 October, 2019

Death Of Al-Baghdadi A Blow To IS, But It Has Survived Other Losses

Associated Press (AP)

Al-Baghdadi's death is a major blow, but the extremist group has survived the loss of previous leaders and military setbacks.


27 October, 2019

Ankara Coordinated With Washington In Operation Targetting ISIS Chief Baghdadi: Turkey

Outlook Web Bureau

The elusive chief of IS was believed to be dead after a US military raid in the Idlib region, US media reported earlier on Sunday.


01 May, 2019

'Leave My Country Alone', Sri Lanka President Tells Islamic State

Outlook Web Bureau

Sirisena said authorities were aware of “a small group” of Sri Lankans who had travelled abroad to receive training from Islamic State over the past decade.


30 April, 2019

ISIS Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Talks Of Baghouz, Sri Lanka In First Video In 5 Years

Outlook Web Bureau

The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has appeared for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm.


23 August, 2018

ISIS Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'Resurfaces' With New ‘Audio Tape’, Urges Muslims To Wage ‘Jihad’

Outlook Web Bureau

The message further called on Sunni Muslims to dethrone the government of Jordan - an ally of the United States and the United Kingdom.


29 September, 2017

In Purported New Audio, IS Chief Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Asks Followers To Keep Fighting In Syria, Iraq

Outlook Web Bureau

The audio released clearly indicates that its top leader is still alive and healthy


11 July, 2017

Syria Monitor Says IS Chief Abu Baghdadi Is Dead

Outlook Web Bureau

Previous reports claimed that he had been seriously wounded in airstrikes in northern Iraq.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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