ISIS In Africa: Islamic State Recruits 2 Ghana Students, Targets African Universities

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Ghana : Authorities in Ghana revealed Thursday that students at the West African nation’s multiple universities had been targeted in recruiting efforts by the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL. National Security Coordinator Yaw Donkor said ISIS had recruited two students who had traveled to join the terrorist group, the BBC reported. It was the first reported

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Islamic State militants seize parts of Syrian military airport near Aleppo

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Aleppo (Syria) : Militant fighters of the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) hit the Kiweris military airport in Syria’s Aleppo with three car bomb attacks, killing several regime forces, activists reported on Monday. The regime-held Kiweris airport has been under Islamists’ siege for nearly two years. “IS militants carried out three car bomb attacks on the eastern gates of the airport east

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IS executes woman reporter in Iraq after holding her captive for days

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Mosul : Islamic State (IS) militants have executed a female journalist in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul for “spying” after holding her captive, local broadcaster Rudaw reported on Tuesday, citing an Iraqi media watchdog. Rudaw did not state how Suha Ahmed Radi was put to death, but said IS militants held her captive “for days” after detaining her during a

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Turf War in South Asia Brews as Islamic State Expands, Says IHS

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Increasingly violent confrontations between Islamic State and South Asian Islamist groups expected within next year LONDON (BUSINESS WIRE) : Islamist militant groups in South Asia now consider the Islamic State a threat, according to jihadi media monitoring and analysis of Urdu and Pashto sites and forums by IHS (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. “A turf war is

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