Four Islamic State commanders killed in Iraq’s Mosul

Four Islamic State commanders killed in Iraq's Mosul

Baghdad : The US-led international coalition on Tuesday bombed Islamic State (IS) positions in Iraq’s Mosul city, killing four key commanders, military officials here said. According to a statement issued by the Military Intelligence, the coalition airstrikes hit several positions in the al-Tanak neighbourhood in western Mosul, Efe news reported. The warplanes of the international coalition resumed bombings on Tuesday

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Islamic State chief Baghdadi poisoned during feast, say reports

Islamic State chief Baghdadi poisoned during feast, say reports

Dubai : Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and three of his top aides were seriously ill after being poisoned during a feast, media reports said on Monday. They have been shifted to an unknown location, the reports said. The lunch prepared for Baghdadi and three other IS leaders were allegedly poisoned in Nineveh’s Be’aaj district in Iraq, several Arabic-language

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Stiff Islamic State resistance and 20,000 trapped civilians stymie Iraqi effort to retake Hit

Stiff Islamic State resistance and 20,000 trapped civilians stymie Iraqi effort to retake Hit

Hit (Iraq) : Heavy resistance has slowed Iraqi forces Tuesday as they pushed forward toward the center of a town held by Islamic State militants in western Anbar province, commanders at the scene said. Hundreds of roadside bombs, car bombs and heavy mortar fire slowed advancing Iraqi troops to a near halt Tuesday after entering the small town of Hit

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Eight Islamic State commanders killed in air strikes: Iraqi state TV

Eight Islamic State commanders killed in air strikes: Iraqi state TV

Baghdad : Eight senior Islamic State commanders were killed in air strikes by the Iraqi airforce, Iraqi state TV reported on Wednesday citing a military statement. “F-16 planes killed dozens of terrorists including eight senior commanders of Daesh in strikes on Hawija and Anbar,” said the statement, using a derogatory name for Islamic State and not giving further details. Iraq’s

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Islamic State kidnaps, kills seven in southern Afghanistan : Police

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Kandahar (Reuters) : Islamic State militants kidnapped and killed seven people, including three women, in the southern province of Zabul, a police official said on Sunday, amid heavy fighting in the region between the group and Taliban insurgents. Groups associated with Islamic State have made growing inroads in Afghanistan in recent years, attracting fighters and support away from disenchanted members

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