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War on DAESH needs boots on ground: US air force secretary

DUBAI, Nov 10, (Agencies): The air campaign against the Islamic State group has made progress in degrading the jihadist organisation but will not be enough without local boots on the ground, the US air force secretary said on Tuesday. The comments from Deborah Lee James come just days after Pentagon …

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Kuwait court jails 5 over IS funding – Two acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Jafar sentenced the first, second, fifth, sixth and seventh defendants to ten years jail term each with hard labor and immediate execution over allegations of diverting donations, which were collected for Syrian refugees, to DAESH group. The court …

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‘DAESH slaughtered my brother’ – Video of freed IS hostage testimonies released

BAGHDAD, Oct 26, (Agencies): Iraq’s Kurds on Monday released fresh video of freed hostages speaking about torture inside a jihadist-run prison raided last week in a joint Kurdish-US operation. Elite Kurdish forces supported by US Delta Force fighters freed about 70 people being held by the Islamic State group (IS) …

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Kuwaiti DAESH case to be heard

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Court of First Instance presided over by Judge Mutaib Al-Aredhi will Sunday hear the case filed against a Kuwaiti citizen who is accused of financing terrorism by collecting donations for the DAESH terrorist organization. Public Prosecution accused the suspect, who is an employee of Kuwait Municipality, …

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DAESH spreads poison through ‘online games’; Expert stresses importance of domestic s

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: After posting videos on social media of slaughtering, torturing and burning people to death with the aim of distorting the image of Islam and Muslims, the terrorist organization DAESH has now infiltrated the world of video and online games to spread its poison among 1.2 billion …

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IS seizes villages near Aleppo

BEIRUT, Oct 9, (AP): Islamic State militants captured a string of villages near Aleppo on Friday in a lightning attack that brought them closer to the prized city in northern Syria, despite a major increase in Russian airstrikes that Moscow insists are targeting the extremists. The surprise advance that brought …

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Kurds say Islamic State used mustard gas in Iraq attack; IS executed 70 Sunni tribesmen in Anbar: elder, UN

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq, Oct 8, (Agencies): Blood tests show the Islamic State used mustard agent in an attack on Kurdish peshmerga forces in August, the autonomous Iraqi region’s government said Thursday. “The results of the tests on blood samples from 35 Kurdish fighters reveal traces of mustard gas,” the peshmerga ministry …

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Kurdish PYD fighting DAESH ‘terror group’

BRUSSELS, Oct 5, (RTRS): Syrian Kurdish militants backed by the United States in the fight against Islamic State belong to a terrorist organisation and are collaborating with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. The Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) role supporting the US-led coalition’s battle …

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Won’t allow even a shadow of DAESH: Pak – Bomb kills pro-govt tribal elder in Pakistan

LONDON, Oct 4, (AFP): Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif has said that his country wold not allow “even a shadow” of Islamic State and termed the group a greater threat than al-Qaeda. “As far as DAESH (Islamic State) is concerned, in Pakistan, even a shadow of DAESH would not …

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‘IS fighters’ attack Afghan police checkpoints – US, allies review pullback options

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Sept 27, (Agencies): Self-proclaimed fighters from the Islamic State group have for the first time launched coordinated attacks on police checkpoints in an eastern Afghan province, officials said Sunday. The raids on eight to 10 police posts began early Sunday, Haji Ghalib, governor of Achin district in Nangarhar …

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