Tag archive for ‘Islamic State’
By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Contractors accuse Iraq of shake downs to force tax payments

WASHINGTON (AP) - American military contractors operating in Iraq are accusing Baghdad of employing strong-arm tactics to make them pay exorbitant income taxes, a practice they've warned the Trump administration More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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US military kills 17 ISIS militants in Libya airstrikes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. military says 17 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes on Libya. The Friday airstrikes, which were announced by U.S. African Command on Sunday, happened in an Islamic State More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Istanbul police detain 36 suspected Islamic State militants

ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's official news agency says Istanbul police have detained 36 people as alleged members of the Islamic State group. The Anadolu news agency reported Saturday that anti-terror police conducted More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Danes arrest man for allegedly sending drones, cameras to IS

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A Copenhagen court has jailed a man for 25 days under Denmark's anti-terror laws for allegedly shipping drones, components for unmanned aerial vehicles and infrared cameras that were bound More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Russian special forces helping Syrian troops in key city

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's defense ministry says its special forces are helping Syrian government troops fight Islamic State militants in the battle underway for the strategic city of Deir el-Zour. The campaign for More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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American goes on trial for ISIS-inspired plot to behead cops

BOSTON — A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to behead police officers in an effort to help Islamic State was due in court on Wednesday for the start of his trial on charges including conspiracy to commit More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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US-backed forces in Syria say ISIS on verge of losing Raqqa

BEIRUT — The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday its campaign to capture Raqqa from Islamic State was in its final stages and its fighters had seized 80 percent of the city. The SDF said More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Trial opening for man accused of plotting to kill blogger

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller for the Islamic State group is going on trial in federal court. Authorities say 27-year-old David More...

By admin On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Philippine troops rescue abducted Catholic priest in battle

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine troops have rescued a Roman Catholic priest and another civilian who were among dozens of people abducted in May when hundreds of militants aligned with the Islamic State group More...

By admin On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Russia rejects allegation it bombed U.S. backed fighters in Syria

MOSCOW – Russia’s Defence Ministry on Sunday rejected allegations it had bombed U.S.-backed militias in Syria, saying its planes only targeted Islamic State militants and that it had warned the United States More...