Terrorism: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

ISIL completely uprooted in Syria

Syrian Democratic Forces have declared a major victory over the ISIL bringing an end to a four-year battle against the group which had given a new meaning to the word terror. The group had once covered an area covering one-third of Syria and Iraq. The day of final win has come after days of fighting ..

US backed forces defeat Islamic state

The Islamic State’s five year caliphate caomes to an end, says the US backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The SDF is led by a group of people called the Kurds. Kurds are Iranian ehtnic people in the Middle east. The IS grew out of Al – Qaeda in Iraq after the invasion made by the US ..

US urged China to take strict action against Terrorists

US has urged China not to shield Pakistan and rather join the international community in calling on Islamabad to take action against terrorists operating on its soil. This came aftermath to the Beijing’s decision to block a bid in the United Nations to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. US also ..

Germany designated Masood Azhar as a global terrorist

At the European Union Germany has made a move to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. This move was taken days after China blocked a bid at the United Nations to ban him. Germany was in touch with several member-nations of the European Union to list Azhar as a terrorist which will ..

FATF Decides to Keep Pakistan in Grey List

International terror financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list, despite India’s push to blacklist it in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack. The decision was recently taken at the end of week-long meetings by the FATF in Paris. The Paris-based FATF stated that Pakistan has ..

Jharkhand government bans Popular Front of India (PFI)

The Jharkhand government has recently banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) in the state to curb its anti-national activities and for keeping links with terror outfits like ISIS. According to the government notification, the PFI is banned with immediate effect under the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1908. The decision to ban PFI has been ..

Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) banned by MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has banned Sikh militant group under the Section 35 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) of 1967. It has been banned for its involvement in several killings, bombings and other terror activities during its violent campaign for “secession of Punjab”. As per officials, KLF has also been banned for ..

UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact

The United Nations has launched the  a new framework, ‘UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact’ to combat international terrorism and coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, human rights and sustainable development sectors. UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact is an agreement between the UN chief, 36 organizational entities, the International Criminal Police ..