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‘IS’ threatens attacks on US soil

Abbas seeks UN mediation CAIRO, Dec 14, (Agencies): Islamic State threatened attacks on US soil in retaliation for the Trump administration’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, one of the group’s social media accounts reported on Thursday without giving any details. In a message on one of …

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German police arrest suspects

German police arrested a number of people suspected of visiting Islamic State-controlled areas in the Middle East and having links to a failed asylum seeker who killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowds last year, Bild newspaper said on Thursday. Mass-selling Bild said the arrests were made by …

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French fighters appear with Afghan IS

Driven from Middle East, militants set up new bases KABUL, Dec 10, (AFP): French and Algerian fighters, some arriving from Syria, have joined the ranks of the Islamic State group in northern Afghanistan where the militants have established new bases, multiple international and Afghan sources have told AFP. It is …

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Last DAESH town retaken

DEIR EZZOR, Syria, Nov 19, (AFP): The Syrian army and loyalist militiamen Sunday retook full control of Albu Kamal from the Islamic State group, a military source said, ousting the jihadists from their last urban stronghold in Syria. Albu Kamal has changed hands several times, with government forces announcing the …

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IS attack kills 26 in Syria

BEIRUT, Nov 18, (AFP): A car bombing blamed on the Islamic State group killed at least 26 displaced people in eastern Syria on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The Britain-based Observatory said 12 children were among the victims of the attack on a gathering at a …

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Russian planes hit DAESH

MOSCOW, Nov 15, (RTRS): Six Russian long-range bombers struck Islamic State targets near the town of Albu Kamal in Syria’s Deir Ezzor Province on Wednesday, the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement. The TU-22M3 bombers took off from bases in Russia and overflew Iran and Iraq before launching the …

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Terror attack in NY claims 8 – Kuwaitis safe NEW YORK, Nov 1, (Agencies): An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City followed plans laid out by the militant Islamic State group and planned the attack weeks in advance, US investigators said on Wednesday. Police said they …

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ISIS executed 116 in revenge killings

BEIRUT, Oct 23, (AFP): The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians this month in the Syrian desert, a monitor said Monday, in a gruesome massacre as the jihadists see their “caliphate” collapse. The extremist group last week lost its key Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, the latest in a string …

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