Tag archive for ‘Islamic State’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) - Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Boehner: Trump’s term has been a ‘complete disaster’

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump’s time in office has so far been a “complete disaster.” Speaking at an More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Iraq demands compensation for devastating airstrike on Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi officials demanded compensation from the U.S.-led coalition following an investigation into a March 17 airstrike in which the Pentagon acknowledged a U.S. bomb targeting Islamic State group More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Rodrigo Duterte warns of ‘contamination’ by ISIS

ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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US: More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the U.S. dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March. The probe found that the U.S. bomb triggered secondary More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Philippine soldiers attack ISIS-linked militants in besieged city

MARAWI, Philippines — Philippine government forces launched “precision attacks” Thursday to clear militants linked to the Islamic State group from a southern city that has been under siege since a More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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NATO chief says alliance will join anti-‘Islamic State’ coalition

BRUSSELS — NATO’s chief has affirmed that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage war against the extremists, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Donald Trump to visit NATO headquarters

The surge in Taliban violence and attacks by the Islamic State in Afghanistan will be at the center of President Trump's focus when he visits NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. With U.S. officials signaling More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Salman Abedi visited Libya, an ISIS training hotbed

European authorities say Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi recently visited Libya, a chaotic warring country where the Islamic State group has beckoned foreign fighters to train and link up with the larger More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight, burning buildings, ambushing soldiers and hoisting More...