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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 3rd, 2014
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Beirut (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Friday that purported to show the beheading of a man it identified as British citizen Alan Henning. The footage on YouTube, which was linked to on pro-Islamic State Twitter feeds, showed a ma...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 2nd, 2014
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Tehran ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) Iran warned neighbouring Turkey Thursday against doing anything that might aggravate tensions in the region, after the parliament in Ankara voted to authorise military intervention in Syria and Iraq. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke by telephone with his Turkish...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2014
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Minneapolis ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Members of Minnesota’s large Somali community gathered Sunday to condemn the recruitment of youth by terrorist groups and urge collaboration to find solutions to address the problem. About 100 people attended a town hall meeting to denounce groups such as...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 26th, 2014
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London ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Britain’s parliament approved air strikes against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Iraq by a decisive margin on Friday, paving the way for the Royal Air Force to join U.S.-led military action with immediate effect. Six Cyprus-based Tornado GR4 fighter-bom...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 24th, 2014
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New York ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday denounced the “cowardly” murder of a French hostage in Algeria and vowed not to give in to the Islamic State group. “Our compatriot Herve Gourdel was murdered cowardly, cruelly and shamefully,̶...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 22nd, 2014
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Algiers (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- A kidnapped Frenchman has appeared in a video, saying he is being held by an Algeria-based Islamic State splinter group. In the footage, a spokesman for the group – which calls itself Jund Al-Khilafah or Caliphate Soldiers – threatens to kill the man unle...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 9th, 2014
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Beirut ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Hassan Abboud, the leader of the Syrian Islamist insurgents Ahrar al-Sham has been killed with other top commanders in a bomb blast at a meeting. Activists say a suicide bomber detonated a vest in the attack in the north-western town of Ram Hamdan. Ahrar al-Sham is p...