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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 31st, 2015
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Beirut , Lebanon ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again. In a video released by the pro-IS Aamaq News Agency late Friday, two fighters said the airstri...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 30th, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan has issued a warning to journalists, urging them not to gather at the border town in Turkey that was thought to be a potential crossing from Syria if a prisoner swap with Isil goes ahead. It noted that Islamic State or Iraq and the Levant (Isil) militants...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Dec 31st, 2014
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This article by: Gareth Porter The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The economic pain, being inflicted on Iran and Russia by the Saudi-induced oil-p...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 14th, 2014
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Sydney ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali – Australian teenager and her 20-year-old friend have become the first Somali – Australian women to “go it alone” to join terrorists in Syria and offer themselves as potential jihadi brides, intelligence agencies believe. The girls, Hodan,...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 9th, 2014
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) Iraq’s leaders told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that local security forces want an increase in airstrikes and American-made weaponry in their fight to defeat Islamic State militants. The appeal by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi conveys the mounting pr...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Dec 8th, 2014
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Cairo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Canada has shut its embassy in Cairo due to “security concerns”, a day after the UK closed its own diplomatic mission in the Egyptian capital. It is not clear if Canada’s measure is linked to a video in which a man believed to be a Canadian mi...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Beirut (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday. The officials declined to give the name or nationality of the woman whom they described as o...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Dec 1st, 2014
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Washington ( ABCNEWS + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The FBI on Sunday issued the strongest warning to date about possible attacks by the ISIS terrorist group against the U.S. military inside the homeland, officials tell ABC News. In a joint intelligence bulletin issued overnight by the FBI with the Departmen...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 3rd, 2014
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Cairo ( DIPLOMAT.SO) Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis, Egypt’s most active militant group, has sworn allegiance to Islamic State, a statement from Ansar said Monday night. Ansar had previously told Reuters that it sought inspiration and advice from Islamic State, the radical Al-Qaeda offshoot that has take...