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Egyptian forces slay 30 extremists in Sinai

CAIRO, July 22, (Agencies): Egyptian forces have killed 30 extremists during several days of security operations in the Sinai Peninsula involving the army, air force and police, the military said Saturday. The Egyptian authorities are battling an insurgency by the Islamic State (IS) group in North Sinai that has killed …

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Iraq is united to defeat Islamic State – Iraqi PM

PARIS, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday the offensive against Islamic State in Mosul was progressing more quickly than originally planned. “The forces are pushing towards the town more quickly than we thought and more quickly than we had programmed in our campaign plan,” …

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Six Palestinians charged over Islamic State ties

Jerusalem, Oct 2, 2016 (AFP) –Israeli authorities have charged six Palestinians suspected of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group and of plotting attacks, police said Sunday. The alleged IS cell, operating out of Shuafat refugee camp in occupied east Jerusalem, was “preparing a series of attacks mostly in Jerusalem”, …

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‘IS’ plans wave of attacks in France – Large crowds target

PARIS, May 19, (Agencies): Islamic State militants are gearing up for a campaign of bomb attacks on large crowds in France, host to next month’s Euro 2016 soccer championships, its spy chief has said. Rare remarks by Patrick Calvar, the head of France’s DGSI internal intelligence agency, to the parliament’s …

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Why has the world become so savage?

THESE days I find myself in a permanent state of shock, horror and confusion. We live in a world where human life is devalued, where barbarism, racism and bigotry are the new norm. Watching the news is depressing. Desperate people fleeing conflicts finding all doors barred. Women enslaved and abused …

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