19 Afghan civilians including children rescued from ISIS prison

At least 19 civilians including children were rescued from a prison run by the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to the local security officials, the civilians were released during an operation in Pacher Agam district conducted jointly by the Afghan security … Read more

Nigeria’s Boko Haram frees 21 kidnapped Chibok girls after 2-1/2 years

Jihadist group Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 girls it kidnapped in April 2014 in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok, after mediation by Switzerland and the International Red Cross. Around 270 girls were taken from their school in Chibok in the remote northeastern Borno state, where Boko Haram has waged a … Read more

Two Telegu teachers held hostage in Libya rescued

Two Telugu teachers abducted in Libya a year ago have been released, with their families heaving a huge sigh of relief. Anxiously waiting and praying for their safe return for more than a year, the families of the two teachers were excited as the news of their release was broken by External Affairs Minister Sushma … Read more