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2017-01-31 | Terrorism
2017-01-31 | Terrorism

Bounty will hasten al-Baghdadi's demise: officials

'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is under pressure as his group weakens and the bounty on his head is increased.


2017-01-30 | Terrorism
2017-01-30 | Terrorism

Al-Qaeda escalates war of words against ISIL

Tensions have been escalating between al-Qaeda and the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' as the two groups vie for the upper hand.


2017-01-27 | Security
2017-01-27 | Security

Uzbekistan maneuvers to face changing security threats

The country is determined to modernise its military and to revise its counter-terrorism strategy, officials say.


2017-01-26 | Transportation
2017-01-26 | Transportation

Major potential seen for Turkmen-Afghan trade on new railway

The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan (TAT) railway has already brought a number of Turkmen commodities to Afghan markets.


2017-01-25 | Terrorism
2017-01-25 | Terrorism

After Dabiq defeat, ISIL launches 'Rumiyah'

After the fall of the Syrian town tarnished its image, the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' launched a new magazine to camouflage its losses.


2017-01-24 | Terrorism
2017-01-24 | Terrorism

Kazakhstanis welcome their country's role in Syria talks

Kazakhstan's offer to host the peace talks continues a pattern of exerting regional leadership.


2017-01-23 | Security
2017-01-23 | Security

Kazakhstan asks citizens to report terrorist threats on new website

Law enforcement agencies are encouraging members of the public to help the authorities prevent potential acts of terrorism.


2017-01-20 | Terrorism
2017-01-20 | Terrorism

Kyrgyzstan steps up efforts to protect youth from extremist recruiters

A new method recruiters are using involves duping Kyrgyz migrants into going to Turkey for highly paid jobs that do not exist.


2017-01-19 | Terrorism
2017-01-19 | Terrorism

Tajik man tells how ISIL harmed family

Fourteen residents of a single village went to Syria, Tajik police say.


2017-01-18 | Terrorism
2017-01-18 | Terrorism

Kazakhstan concerned by youth terror group

Seven recently convicted would-be militants in Aktobe included four high school students, authorities say.


2017-01-17 | Economy
2017-01-17 | Economy

Uzbekistan electrifies railway towards Afghan border

An electrified railway will reduce the cost of shipping and boost trade, stakeholders say.


2017-01-16 | Terrorism
2017-01-16 | Terrorism

2016 was beginning of end for ISIL: experts

The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' suffered heavy losses last year in terms of both money and manpower, experts tell Diyaruna.


2017-01-13 | Media
2017-01-13 | Media

Kyrgyz TV helps fight extremism and terrorism

Kyrgyzstan has a Russian-language TV programme on Islam for the first time in its history.


2017-01-12 | Economy
2017-01-12 | Economy

Uzbekistan, Pakistan hope to counter extremism, boost trade

The two countries agreed to work together to fight extremism and enhance economic relations.


2017-01-11 | Terrorism
2017-01-11 | Terrorism

Kazakhstan battles female radicalisation

Women are increasingly vulnerable to terrorist recruiters, an NGO report warns.


2017-01-10 | Security
2017-01-10 | Security

Tajikistan moves to new phase of counter-terrorism strategy

The plan is to create a mechanism over the next year to thwart the radicalisation that leads to terrorism, officials say.


2017-01-09 | Security
2017-01-09 | Security

Kazakhstan takes 'unprecedented' security measures for Universiade

More than 7,000 police and other security personnel will guard the athletic facilities, authorities say.


2017-01-06 | Terrorism
2017-01-06 | Terrorism

Kyrgyz authorities arrest 'educated' extremist recruiters

Some extremist recruiters are turning out to be well educated and persuasive individuals, authorities warn.


2017-01-05 | Economy
2017-01-05 | Economy

Uzbek-Afghan joint projects to create jobs, fight militancy

New jobs and improved social conditions will help fight extremism in Afghanistan and increase security on the Uzbek-Afghan border, observers say.


2017-01-04 | Terrorism
2017-01-04 | Terrorism

Authorities uncover Takfir wal-Hijra cells in Kazakhstan

The group's cells were run from abroad, detainees said in a recent televised interview.


2017-01-03 | Terrorism
2017-01-03 | Terrorism

Kyrgyzstan on alert for citizens returning from Syria

Authorities are strengthening their monitoring of suspected Kyrgyz militants who are coming back from Middle Eastern wars.


2017-01-02 | Terrorism
2017-01-02 | Terrorism

Dar al-Ifta warns of ISIL migration to al-Qaeda

As international forces bear down on the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant', experts warn that the group's fighters will join ranks with al-Qaeda.


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