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CAIRO — Unknown militants shot four policemen dead Saturday on the road to the pyramids in Egypt’s Giza province, state media reported.

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Masked militants on a motor bike opened fire at the security forces in a check point, southern antiquities area of the Pyramids, in Nomrous district, official news agency MENA reported. (Egypt-Attack-Giza)
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RAMADI, Iraq — A total of 24 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Saturday in air strikes by Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition forces in western Iraq, a provincial security source told Xinhua.

Iraqi warplanes bombarded an IS vehicle convoy in Albu Eitha area, north of Anbar province’s capital Ramadi, some 110 km west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Some 15 militants aboard were killed, the source said citing intelligence reports.
(Iraq-Attacks)
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DAMASCUS — The Syrian army said on Saturday it had information that Turkey increased its support to the militant groups in Syria in exchange for stolen Syrian and Iraqi oil and artifacts, according to the state news agency SANA.

The military statement further charged that rebel convoys move freely through the Turkish borders, adding that what Turkey pretends to be humanitarian aid is nothing but weapon shipments. (Syria-Turkey)
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ISTANBUL — Turkish police on Saturday used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons to break up crowds in Istanbul who were protesting against the killing of a top Kurdish lawyer.

The assassination of Tahir Elci, also the head of the Bar Association in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir, has sparked anger among the public in the country. In many provinces, people flocked to the streets to stage protests. (Turkey-Protest) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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