Kerala women fall prey in global trafficking through Kuwait

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New Delhi, Jun 20: An overseas job recruitment and the terror links to it have come to light after a few young women from Kerala recounted their horrors. Several young women managed to escape the racket and returned to Kerala.

Preliminary investigations have shown that the racket is based in Kuwait and under the pretext of job recruitment over 100 women have been trafficked. It has come to light that the women were promised baby-sitter jobs, a free visa, flight tickets and a salary of Rs 60,000.

The women who bit the bait would be taken to Kuwait and then sold off to overseas families. It was also found that the women who resisted were taken to Syria and then sold off to the Islamic State.

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From a lakh in the 1970s to just 140 now: What happened to the Sikhs in Afghanistan?

India has offered support to evacuate the Parwan Sikhs as they are a vulnerable community in Afghanistan

New Delhi, Jun 18: Terrorists of the Islamic State carried out an attack inside the Gurdwara Karte Parwan in the Afghan capital of Kabul. The terrorists entered the Gurdwara at 8.30 am today after shooting dead the security guard.

Around 30 Afghan Hindus and Sikhs were inside the Gurdwara at the time of the incident. Many managed to flee the Gurdwara when the attack began. The attack comes days after the Islamic Statea released a video threatening to repeat the 2020 Gurdwara attack.

The Karte Parwan Sikhs are a vulnerable community in Afghanistan and India has offered its support to evacuate them from the Taliban ruled country. The Islamic State has been targeting the minorities for long ever since it set up shop in Afghanistan. They have killed many members of the minority communities including Tajiks, Hazaras, Sikhs and Uzbeks.

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With Islamic State in overdrive mode particularly in South India, NIA sounds a high alert

New Delhi, Sep 18: The Islamic State is trying to further operations in the country. The recent chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency is a clear indicator of how dangerous the group is.

The ISIS had in fact scouted for land in the forests of South India to set up training camps and launch pads. In addition to this, the agency has also noticed an increase in online activity by the group.

The primary concern is still Kerala and the highest number of recruits are emerging from that state an officer told OneIndia on condition of anonymity. The NIA has so far investigated 37 cases of terror attacks, conspiracy and funding which have been inspired by the ISIS ideology.

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With Bhatkal module crackdown, NIA arrests 2 top ISIS terrorists

New Delhi, Aug 06: A top ranking Islamic State operative, was arrested along with another from Bhatkal, Karnataka. The two to be arrested are Jufri Jawhar Damudi and Ameen Zuhaib.

The arrests were carried out following a coordinated raid between the National Investigation Agency and Karnataka police.

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Malayali Christian who embraced Islam killed in Libya says Islamic State

New Delhi, June 07: The Indian intelligence agencies are verifying claims that an engineer from Kerala who joined the Islamic State had died in Libya. 

In an ISIS document titled Know your Martyrs, it is claimed that Abu Bakr Al-Hindi, a Christian by birth had embraced Islam while working in the Gulf. The document further claimed that he is the first ‘Istishhadi’ from India to be killed in Libya. ‘Istishhadi’ is a suicide bomber or martyr killed in an attack. Ads by 

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You are next: Islamic State warns Saudi Arabia

isis1Days after the Iran Parliament attack claimed by the Islamic State, the outfit had a stern message for Saudi Arabia as well. You are next, the IS said. SITE Intelligence group reported that , IS claimed responsibility and threatened more attacks against Iran’s majority Shi’ite population, seen by the hardline Sunni militants as heretics.

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