Mass graves holding ‘400 Islamic State victims’ found in Iraq

Mass graves holding '400 Islamic State victims' found in Iraq

Hawija : Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected Islamic State group victims have been found near the former militant bastion of Hawija in northern Iraq, the regional governor said Saturday. The string of grisly discoveries was made at a military base around three kilometres (two miles) from the city that the militants “turned into an execution ground”, Kirkuk governor

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Syrian Regime Air Strikes Kill 38 Islamic State Fighters: Report


Beirut : At least 38 Islamic State group fighters were killed in air strikes by the Damascus regime against three jihadist-held towns in central Syria, a monitoring group said today. Monday’s strikes hit Palmyra and two other towns in Homs province, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights director Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP. The Syrian air force has been increasing its

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29 Islamic State Allies Reportedly Killed by Egypt as Sinai Fighting Heats Up


Sinai (Egypt) : Violence continued in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, as 29 insurgents loyal to the Islamic State and two members of Egypt’s military were killed in renewed fighting, according to the Egyptian military. Four other members of the military were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded during a raid. Operation Right of the Martyr, which Egypt launched at

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Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bomb attack on Saudi mosque killing 15


Abha (Saudi Arabia) : The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in the Saudi Arabian city of Abha that left at least 15 people dead. The bomber detonated an explosive as security forces in the Tawari neighbourhood performed noon prayers. More than 30 people were injured in the blast, according to reports from the

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Adam Brookman: Alleged IS nurse entitled to return to Australia, Justice Minister Michael Keenan says


Sydney : The Australian Federal Police (AFP) confirmed father-of-five Adam Brookman will return to Australia under police escort at Sydney Airport today. Mr Brookman reportedly told Fairfax Media he wanted to use his medical skills for humanitarian work, but eventually fled from Islamic State because of its violence. Mr Keenan said all Australian citizens could return home, but would be

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ISIS Recruiting ‘Increasingly Young’ Europeans; About 4,000 Joined Islamic State In Syria: EU


Syria : The Islamic State group remains resilient despite suffering military setbacks in Syria, and is recruiting a growing number of young men and women from Europe, according to Gilles de Kerchove, the European Union’s counterterrorism chief. Kerchove said in an interview with the Agence France-Presse (AFP) that thousands of Europeans have joined ISIS in Syria while many residents in

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