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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 13th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The leader of Islamic State’s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon spokesman said on Friday after the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan announced the news to Reuters. The death of Hafiz Saeed Khan is ...
By Tajuddin
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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 TOP STORY
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State aims this year to recapture Iraq’s second city Mosul, working with Iraqi government forces, and drive the jihadis out of Raqqa, their stronghold in northeast Syria, Arab and Western officials say. If it succe...
By Tajuddin
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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 27th, 2016
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Kigali,Rwanda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Rwanda Grand Mufti Ibrahim Kayitare has strongly warned Rwandan Muslim community to stay away from all acts of terrorism that represent incorrect interpretations of Islam. Kayitare was speaking to reporters on Tuesday following a Saturday incident where a Rwandan...
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
Jan 20th, 2016
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New Delhi, India ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An anonymous letter purportedly signed by ISIS has threatened to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Goa Police have circulated this letter to all the police stations in the state and handed over the case to the A...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 20th, 2016
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Beirut, Lebanon ( ABC News + DIPLOMAT.SO) – ISIS says that its infamous executioner, known as “Jihadi John,” died in a U.S. airstrike targeting a car he was riding in Syria last year. “The car he was in was targeted in a strike by an unmanned drone in the city of ar-Raqqah, de...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 18,802 civilians were killed and another 36,245 were wounded in Iraq between the start of 2014 and Oct. 31 of last year as Iraqi forces battled the Islamic State group, according to a U.N. report released Tuesday. The report documented a wide r...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 12th, 2016
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Sirte, Libya ( Dailymail + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State fighters in Libya have released a new video showing two fighters calling for al-Shabaab fighters to join ISIS’s new franchise in Somalia. Speaking fluently in English, one of the fighters, most likely of Somali origin, urges people i...