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Following fall in Syria, ISIS heading towards South Asia

Islamic State (ISIS) has come to the limelight of the media in the world, particularly South Asia following the April-2019 Easter Sunday jihadist attacks...
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India is at risk of infiltration by Islamic State

While Indian voters are going to the election centers to elect the next government and the Prime Minister who would lead the country for...
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Woman kills IS Militant

A local Iraqi woman killed two Islamic State (IS) militants by poisoning them in revenge for the killing of her son and her husband...
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Jan. 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ADEN, Yemen -- A new powerful explosion hit the the state-owned oil refinery in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Saturday evening, injuring...
Two deserted helmets are seen near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Mass Grave Discovered in Libya’s City of Sirte

Libya's Interior Ministry on Monday announced discovering a mass grave containing bodies believed to be of Ethiopian Christians executed by the Islamic State (IS)...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

Trump calls for merit based visa procedures

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized the State Department's "diversity visa" programme for allowing the Uzbek national behind the deadly truck attack in...
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Trump to defeat ISIS after NYC terrorist attack

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to defeat the Islamic State group after a terrorist attack in New York killed eight people. "In NYC,...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

Viewpoint: United States Imperialist Aims Exposed in Niger

Killing of four soldiers illustrates rising militarism across the continent There has been no substantive discussion within the United States corporate and government controlled media...
AFP/File / Ilyas Akengin Turkey claims 24 people have been killed in the border town of Kilis by rocket fire from Islamic State jihadists in Syria

IS resorts to worldwide revenge over its Mideast mess

Palestinian observers said the recent attacks of the Islamic State (IS) in various parts of the world were motivated by revenge, following a series...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye Tens of thousands of pro-regime forces have been massed near the Iraqi city of Fallujah ahead of the offensive to retake the city which was seized by Islamic State fighters in 2014

Peace in Mideast is a long ahead over IS recent failures

The Islamic State (IS) has recently suffered massive military failures in Iraq and Syria, but the chance for peace and stability in the war-torn...
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Israeli Arab indicted over believed IS ties

Israeli security forces said on Sunday that an Arab citizen of Israel was charged with links to the Islamic State. The suspect...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye Tens of thousands of pro-regime forces have been massed near the Iraqi city of Fallujah ahead of the offensive to retake the city which was seized by Islamic State fighters in 2014

Surge in terror attacks attributed to IS defeat or political drive

While some people suspect the recent surge in terror attacks in Europe is linked to the defeats of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Syria’s Post-IS vacuum is a recipe for a clash of powers

As the Islamic State (IS) continues to falter in Syria and Iraq, regional and world powers are walking a fine line to back their...
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U.S.-led coalition shoots down Syrian warplane

The U.S.-led coalition shot down a Syrian warplane over Syria's northern city of Raqqa on Sunday, the Syrian army said in a statement. ...
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Iraqi forces show strong stand for IS-Mosul battle

Iraqi government forces started on Sunday a major operation to enter the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold of the old city center in western...
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Russian warplanes kill 2 top IS commanders

The Russian Air forces eliminated two top Islamic State (IS) field commanders and some 180 terrorists during airstrikes in Syria in early June, the...
Soldiers of pro-government militia are pictured in Aleppo, Syria, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

U.S. strike mistakenly kills 18 allied fighters in Syria

An air strike against the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Syria on Tuesday by the U.S.-led anti-terror coalition mistakenly killed 18 members of...
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U.S. massive bomb kills 36 IS militants in Afghan province

At least 36 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed after the U.S. forces in Afghanistan struck their position with a large bomb in eastern...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Iraqi military blames IS for killing dozens of civilians in western Mosul

The Iraqi military on Sunday blamed the Islamic State (IS) militant group for the killing of dozens of civilians at a house in the...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

IS fighters completely “trapped” in Mosul – U.S. envoy

Islamic State (IS) fighters are completely "trapped" and "the last road out of Mosul" has been cut off, claimed a US envoy Sunday in...

Over 100,000 civilians flee homes in western Mosul in clashes against IS

The ongoing operations to free the western side of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) militants have pushed up to 100,000 civilians to flee their...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Trump vows to work with allies to destroy IS

The United States will work with its allies to extinguish the "vile enemy" of the Islamic State (IS) group from the planet, U.S. President...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

IS commander among 4 militants killed in N. Afghanistan

Four militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group including notorious commander Qari Qudrat were killed in the northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan on...
Sana/AFP A car in flames at the scene of bombings in the Syrian city of Tartus, northwest of Damascus, on May 23, 2016

Car Bomb Kills 48 In Baghdad

A car packed with explosives blew up near car dealerships in the Shia area of Bayaa in the south of the city. More than...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

IS launches tank attack on Iraqi paramilitary units west of Mosul

Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants launched an attack on the paramilitary units of Hashd Shaabi, using tanks for the first time, west of...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

IS adapting to increased military pressure

The UN political chief on Tuesday warned that the extremist group Islamic State (IS) is adapting in several ways to military pressure including by...
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IS militants blow up gas pipelines in Syria’s Homs

The Islamic State (IS) group blew up gas pipelines of the Hayan gas field in the central province of Homs on Monday, causing huge...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Airstrike kills IS commander in eastern Afghan province

Air raid against Islamic State (IS) group has killed a local commander of the armed militants in the eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, spokesman...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Turkish army says 30 IS militants killed in northern Syria

A total of 30 Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed in Turkish military operations in al-Bab of northern Syria in the last 24 hours,...
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Jan. 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ANKARA -- The Turkish military said Thursday that it killed 23 Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Al-Bab, in northern Syria, in the previous 24...