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Lebanon’s negotiated IS evacuation angers many, provokes controversy – ‘Take into consideration security of Iraq’

BEIRUT, Aug 29, (Agencies): Buses carrying hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants and their families arrived in eastern Syria on Tuesday following a negotiated evacuation …

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IS attacks Iraq Embassy in Kabul – Staffers reported safe

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 31, (Agencies): The Islamic State group targeted the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul on Monday, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up outside …

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Yazidi female fighters back for revenge – Sold by IS in Raqqa

RAQQA, Syria, July 19, (AFP): She was trafficked into Raqqa as a sex slave by the Islamic State group but managed to escape. Now Yazidi …

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Horrific wounds, gruesome accounts offer window on hell – Victims filling frontline clinic in west Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq, April 25, (AFP): The horrific wounds and gruesome accounts of the victims filling a frontline clinic in west Mosul in Iraq offer a …

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From aspiring stylist to jihadist widow – One woman’s Syria story

QAMISHLI, Syria, April 24, (AFP): Islam Maytat thought marrying an Afghan-British businessman was her ticket to a new life as a fashionista in London. Instead …

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Hundreds flee Mosul fighting – IS ambush kills 10 Iraqi forces: commanders

MOSUL, Iraq, April 23, (RTRS): Heavy two-way traffic of carts carrying children, clothes, and the elderly crowded the main Baghdad-Mosul road on Sunday as hundreds …

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Malaysia arrests seven for suspected links to militant groups

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Malaysian police said on Tuesday they have arrested seven people, including four foreigners, for suspected links to the Islamic …

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Islamic State claims Yemen suicide attack

CAIRO, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Sunday that killed up to 49 Yemeni soldiers in the southern …

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Arrested Indonesian woman says IS militant ordered bombing

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The female would-be suicide bomber arrested last week one day before her planned attack in Indonesia’s capital says she took orders …

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U.S. suspension of operations in Syria allowed IS to take Palmyra : Russia

MOSCOW, Dec 12 (Reuters) – The United States’ decision to suspend active operations in Syria’s Raqqa had allowed Islamic State militants to redeploy to the …

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