Turkey detains two suspected Islamic State militants near Syria border

Turkey says detains two suspected Islamic State militants near Syria border

Ankara (Reuters) : Turkish authorities have arrested two alleged members of the Islamic State militant group near the Syrian border on suspicion that they were planning a suicide bombing, officials said on Monday. The two men had been on the interior ministry’s wanted list and were detained on Friday in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, the local governor’s office said

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Iraq bombings: At least 25 people killed, 60 injured in string of Islamic State suicide blasts

PHOTO: Iraqi security forces gather at the site of the suicide attack in Basra. (AFP: Haidar Mohammed Ali)

Baghdad : At least 25 people have been killed and 60 more injured across Iraq in a series of suicide attacks targeting members of Shiite militias and military forces, security and medical officials say. Islamic State (IS) militants, who control territories in northern and western Iraq, claimed several of the attacks in a series of statements on its own media

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Sunni tribesmen clash with Islamic State in Fallujah (Iraq) as resentment boils

Iraq's Sunni Tribes Urged to Revolt Against IS

Baghdad : Sunni tribesmen have attacked Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, the Iraqi military and local officials said Friday, overrunning and burning one of their headquarters as resentment against the group grows. Sporadic violence was continuing Friday afternoon in the city’s southern district of Nazzal after the initial clashes a day earlier, officials said. Fallujah’s mayor

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Saudi Arabia ‘ready’ to send troops into Syria to tackle twisted ISIS jihadis

Saudi Arabia 'ready' to send troops into Syria to tackle twisted ISIS jihadis

Saudi Arabia has announced it is ready to send ground troops into Syria to obliterate the twisted Islamic State (ISIS) terror group. Riyadh : The announcement was made today by the Saudi military spokesman, who said armed forces would be sent into the war-torn country if agreed by coalition leaders. Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri said the Kingdom has taken part

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