Tag archive for ‘Islamic State’
By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Leader, member of ISIS ‘sleeper cell’ killed in police shootout

MOSCOW — Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee says the leader of an Islamic State “sleeper cell” and one of the cell’s members have been killed in a shootout with police. The committee More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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2 suspected IS adherents killed in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee says the leader of an Islamic State "sleeper cell" and one of the cell's members have been killed in a shootout with police. The committee said in a statement More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Rights group: Halt Egypt aid over video showing executions

BEIRUT (AP) - An international rights group is urging suspension of military aid to Egypt after video leaked by an Islamist TV channel showed troops appearing to carry out cold-blooded executions of detainees in More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Champs-Elysees gunman had note defending IS group

PARIS (AP) - The Champs-Elysees gunman who shot and killed a Paris police officer just days before France's presidential election had a note with him defending the Islamic State group, France's anti-terrorism prosecutor More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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These are the orphaned children of ISIS terrorists

TUNIS, Tunisia — He is an orphan of the Islamic State group’s self-proclaimed caliphate, a Tunisian toddler who is now caught in diplomatic limbo and has been stuck in a Libyan prison for a year. Tamim Jaboudi’s More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Paolo Gentiloni urges U.S. to play role in stablizing Libya

President Trump didn't sugar-coat it Thursday when contradicting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's argument that the U.S. should play a "very critical role" in stabilizing Libya after the defeat of the Islamic More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Mosul battle bogs down Iraq, U.S. coalition allies

It was a strong opening, but the endgame is proving a hard slog for the U.S. and its Iraqi allies trying to oust Islamic State fighters from their last big outpost in the country. U.S.-backed Iraqi forces have made More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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2 charged with lying to help friend linked to Islamic State

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Two northern Virginia men have been indicted after authorities charged them with lying to the FBI to protect a friend under investigation for his support of the Islamic State group. The federal More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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James Mattis to visit allies in Mideast, North Africa

Defense Secretary James Mattis is en route to the Middle East and North Africa for a series of meetings with key allies during a weeklong trip that comes as an American-backed offensive against the Islamic State More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Arrests highlight Pakistan’s struggle with extremism

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani authorities said Monday they have arrested 22 people involved in the lynching of a university student who was accused of blasphemy and detained a teenage woman who had been recruited by More...