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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 11th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State has greatly expanded its control over territory in Libya and the militants are claiming to be the key defense for the North African state against foreign military intervention, United Nations sanctions monitors said. In their annual report to th...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jan 28th, 2016
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This article by: Tom Engelhardt is a co-founder of theAmerican Empire Projectand the author ofThe United States of Fearas well as a history of the Cold War,The End of Victory Culture. He is a fellow of the Nation Institute and runsTomDispatch.com. His latest book isShadow Government: Surveillance, Se...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 25th, 2016
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Ankara , Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 10 people have been detained in Turkish capital Ankara early Monday for allegedly being recruiters for Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. According to security sources, the early morning operation by Ankara anti-terror police squads ta...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 17th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Amid increasing unease and uncertainty over Russia’s intentions, the Obama administration plans to accept an offer from Russia for direct talks on its military buildup in Syria that U.S. officials believe is aimed at propping up Syrian President Bashar Ass...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Aug 10th, 2015
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Ankara, Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States sent six F-16 jets and about 300 personnel to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Sunday, the U.S. military said, after Ankara agreed last month to allow American planes to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants from there. The ...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 6th, 2015
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San Diego , California , United States of America ( StarTribune + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An eight-year federal investigation into terrorist recruiting yielded what authorities say is one of its biggest breakthroughs Monday, when six Somali-Americans from Minnesota were charged with planning to leave th...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 15th, 2015
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Cairo (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State released a video on Sunday purporting to show the beheading of a group of Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya, violence likely to deepen Cairo’s concerns over security threats from militants thriving in the neighboring country’s chaos...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 15th, 2015
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraqi soldiers and militants of the Islamic State group clashed again over the weekend in a western Iraqi town that has changed hands several times in skirmishes near a military base where American troops are training Iraqi soldiers. Hundreds of Islamic State...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 7th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The parents of a 26-year-old woman who Islamic State extremists say has been killed in an airstrike in northern Syria have said in a statement addressed to group leaders that the claim of their daughter’s death concerned them but they were still hopeful sh...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 6th, 2015
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Raqqa , Syria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Islamic State militant group said on Friday that an American woman hostage it was holding in Syria had been killed when Jordanian fighter jets bombed a building where she was being held, the SITE monitoring group said. In Washington, U.S. officials ...