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Wednesday , February 26 2020

International

Battle on for Mosul airport – ‘No plan to seize Iraqi oil’

SOUTH OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq, Feb 20, (Agencies): US-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul’s airport, on the …

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Dozens killed in airstrikes – Grenade attack kills 11

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 20, (Agencies): Pakistani airstrikes killed “dozens” of militants on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said. Pakistan …

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Ban to spare green cards

MUNICH, Feb 19, (RTRS): A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travellers already on planes …

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Iraq launches west Mosul offensive – Forces urged to respect human rights

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq, Feb 19, (RTRS): US-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a ground offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from the western part of the …

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IS leadership flees Raqa – ‘End near’

WASHINGTON, Feb 18, (AFP): Leaders of the Islamic State group are leaving their Syrian stronghold of Raqa, fl eeing in the face of the Arab-Kurd …

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More than 100 plots, attacks ‘homegrown’ – ‘Trump should not ignore domestic terrorist threats’

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb 18, (AP): Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed …

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‘100 terrorists killed’ – Border crossing shut down

SEHWAN SHARIF, Pakistan, Feb 18, (Agencies): Pakistani security forces killed dozens of suspected militants on Friday, a day after Islamic State claimed a suicide bombing …

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SAUDIS HOLD 18 AFTER RAIDS ON TERRORIST CLUSTER CELLS – Kuwait at NATO talks on DAESH

BRUSSELS, Feb 16, (Agencies): NATO’s meeting on the global coalition to counter the so-called Islamic State (IS) kicked off Thursday with participation of Kuwait’s Deputy …

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Number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise – Police probe flier at Mosque

WASHINGTON, Feb 16, (AP): The number of anti- Muslim hate groups in the United States has nearly tripled since 2015, due in part to radical …

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Pakistan bomb toll 72

KARACHI, Feb 16, (Agencies): A bomb which ripped through a crowded Sufishrine in Pakistan Thursday killed up to 72 people, officials said, the deadliest in …

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