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By Tajuddin
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Oct 31st, 2019
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Baghdad (Diplomat.so) – The Islamic State (IS) said on Thursday it had appointed Sheikh Abu Ibrahim Al-Hashimi Al-Qurashi as successor to Abubakr Al-Baghdadi.Abu Hamza Al-Qurashi was also appointed spokesman for the organization. The group confirmed the death of its leader Abubakr Al-Baghdadi i...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey will not allow terrorist organizations to enter Mosul, Iraq, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday. “We will not allow Mosul to be given to either Daesh or other terrorist organizations,” Erdogan told a ceremony in the B...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya has announced the deployment of more troops along the Kenya-Somalia border to deal with the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Shabaab threats in the country. Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe said additional military personnel will be dispatc...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish forces entered Iraq with Baghdad’s consent, a senior State Department official said Thursday. The Turkish military “began to train some of these forces on the ground at the invitation of the Iraqi government”, according to the official ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Iraq’s prime minister is rejecting Turkish claims that their forces must be included in an operation to retake the militant-held city of Mosul. “We will liberate our land through the determination of our men and not by video calls,” Haider al-Abadi...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Tuban, Indonesia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Law enforcers have reiterated their call for Indonesia’s anti-terror laws to be strengthened, warning of the threat posed by nationals who joined Daesh in Syria. The chief of the National Counter Terrorism Agency said Tuesday that around 500 In...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. is suspending its cooperation with Russia over maintaining a cease-fire agreement to end violence in Syria, a spokesman said Monday. “The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russia that were establi...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 1st, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as the United States said diplomacy to halt the violence was “on life support” but not dead yet. Fighting continued to intensify a...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 27th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The number of troops on the ground in Iraq as part of a U.S.-led coalition against the Daesh terrorist group now stands at some 8,000, a U.S. official announced on Tuesday. “The number of coalition forces in Iraq is now 8,000 personnel, incl...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 20th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Tuesday the launching of a military operation to retake Shirqat, an Islamic State bastion 100 km (60 miles) south of the jihadists’ Mosul stronghold. The northern town on the banks of the Tigris Riv...