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DAESH attacks in Iraq claim 16

TIKRIT, Iraq, May 13, (Agencies): Shooting and bomb attacks claimed by Islamic State killed at least 16 people in northern Iraq on Friday, days after Islamic State’s deadliest blasts so far this year in the capital stirred public criticism of government security measures. Three gunmen opened fire with machine guns …

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US grapples with DAESH surge – Strategy firm

WASHINGTON, May 12, (Agencies): The Obama administration is grappling with a renewed show of force by Islamic State militants as they advanced again toward the ancient Syrian crossroads of Palmyra and exposed the Iraqi capital’s frailty through a series of deadly car bomb attacks. American officials said Wednesday the US …

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Al-Mualim… and ‘vague’ delegation!

THE press conference organized by Syrian Foreign Affairs Minister Waleed Al-Mualim followed the usual principles, so it did not introduce anything new. The speech was the same, with repetition of lies that the government forces have taken control over all territories and repetition of the previous positions, so nothing new …

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‘Patience’ has limits

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan spoke the truth when he placed Iraq’s Hashd Al-Sha’abi (Popular Mobilisation) militias (along with Badr Corps, Hezbollah and the Abbas Brigade fighting in Syria) in the same terrorist camp as the Islamic State and the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front. They are all driven …

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Five get 10 years in jail for collecting cash for DAESH – Bid to lift travel ban on Islamist rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced five suspects to 10 years in prison with hard labor, while two others were declared innocent, of collecting donations from some tribesmen to support Al-Nusra and DAESH. The court also fined …

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‘DAESH’ suspect jailed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: The Appeals Court, presided over by Judge Ibrahim Al-Obaid, sentenced a person suspected of membership in DAESH to 10 years in prison with hard labor and fined him $30,000 or its Kuwaiti dinar equivalent, reports Al-Rai daily. The higher court’s decision to overturn the verdict of …

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DAESH earns $80mn a month, but starting to struggle: analysis

BEIRUT, Dec 7, (AFP): The Islamic State group is pulling in some $80 million a month, mainly from levies and confiscations, but is struggling financially as strikes hit its oil infrastructure, analysis firm IHS said Monday. In a new report, IHS Conflict Monitor said that IS, unlike other jihadist groups …

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Kuwait backs all efforts against IS – US calls for Syrian, Arab ground troops

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3, (Agencies): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Suleiman Al-Jarallah said that Kuwait welcomes and supports any effort to strengthen the international coalition for countering the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Commenting on the US decision to dispatch 100 commandos to fight ISIL in Iraq …

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‘IS struggling to expand in Libya’

UNITED NATIONS, US, Dec 2, (AFP): The Islamic State group has no more than 2,000 to 3,000 fighters in Libya and is struggling to expand its foothold in the north African country, a UN report said Tuesday. The jihadist group, which controls large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, …

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