Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Cairo : Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State militants in a shootout on Monday as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians, the Interior Ministry said. The incident in the southern city of Assiut occurred a day after Egypt’s cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency in the wake of Islamic State attacks on two Christian

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Gunmen kill 3 Islamic State members in western Mosul

Gunmen kill 3 Islamic State members in western Mosul

Nineveh : Unknown individuals attacked a vehicle driven by Islamic State militants in western Mosul and killed all on board, an Iraqi security official said Monday. Anadolu Agency quoted Cap. Abdul-Karim al-Lami, from the Interior Ministry’s intelligence unit, saying the attackers shot at the militants’ pickup truck in al-Najjar area, killing all on board and setting fire to the vehicle

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Indonesian Female Immigration officer & six others arrested for Islamic State links

Immigration officer, six others arrested for Islamic State links

Kuala Lumpur : An Immigration officer was among seven suspected Islamic State (IS) militants who were arrested in Sabah and at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport from last Wednesday to Sunday. The woman officer is alleged to have arranged for militants to travel without valid documents to Sabah before heading to southern Philippines. The others included three Filipinos with permanent

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Iraqi air force says surgical strike killed 13 Islamic State leaders, 64 others

Iraqi air force says surgical strike killed 13 militant leaders, 64 others

Baghdad : More than a dozen militant leaders of the Islamic State were killed in a coalition airstrike in Iraq, the country’s air force said Monday. Military officials said the strike, in Anbar on Saturday, killed dozens of terror operatives and 13 leaders. The group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was thought to be present at the compound but he was

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Iraqi Security forces kill 30 Islamic State militants in Anbar, Salahuddin

Security kill 30 Islamic State militants in Anbar, Salahuddin

Anbar/ Salahuddin : Iraqi security forces killed 30 Islamic State militants in Salahuddin and Anbar on Sunday, according to military and municipal officials. A statement by the Ministry of Defense said troops in Baiji, Salahuddin, foiled two attacks by IS extremists at Sheikh Ali village and Harariyat neighborhood, killing 18 attackers and seizing two vehicles. Meanwhile, 12 Islamic State militants

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Islamic State militants burn 15 civilians, including children, for fleeing Kirkuk

Islamic State burn dead 15, including children, for fleeing Kirkuk

Kirkuk : Islamic State militants have burned to death 15 civilians, including children, for attempting to escape areas under the extremist group’s control, according to a security source. “Daesh (Islamic State) militants have burned to death 15 civilians belonging to three families from al-Shajarah village in Hawija (55 km southwest Kirkuk),” a security source told Alsumaria News on Saturday. The

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2 army soldiers, 10 militants killed as Islamic State attack eastern Mosul district

Two army soldiers, 10 militants killed as IS attack eastern Mosul district

Nineveh : Two Iraqi army soldiers and ten militants were killed Tuesday when Islamic State militants attacked an eastern Mosul neighborhood already under security control, security sources said. Anadolu Agency quoted Major Nabhan al-Maamouri, from the Interior Ministry’s Rapid Response Forces, as saying that the ten militants sneaked on the dawn of Tuesday to Sumer district, southeast of the city,

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Twelve Islamic State militants killed in Anbar security offensive

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Anbar : Twelve Islamic State militants were killed Monday when security forces launched an offensive on group-held routes west of Anbar, a pro-government militia commander said. “Security forces and backing forces staged a security campaign that targeted Daesh (Islamic State) passageways that link desert areas east of Annah, west of Anbar, with Mosul,” Ikhnews reported, quoting Abdullah al-Jugheifi, a senior

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