Britons who join Islamic State should be hunted and killed : Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson

Gavin Williamson

London (Reuters) : Britons who have joined the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq should be hunted down and killed, Britain’s new defence secretary said. Gavin Williamson said that Britons who had gone to Syria or Iraq to fight for Islamic State hated what Britain stands for, and that air strikes could be used against the estimated 270 British

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U.S. officials warn of ISIS’ new caliphate : Cyberspace

U.S. officials warn of ISIS' new caliphate

Washington : The collapse of Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate has not diminished the militant group’s ability to inspire attacks on Western targets via the internet, U.S. national security officials told senators on Wednesday. The Sunni Muslim extremist group has been building its external operations over the past two years and has claimed or been linked to at least 20 attacks

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Islamic State suicide attacker kills seven Iraqi soldiers near city of Baiji

Suicide attacker kills seven Iraqi soldiers near city of Baiji

Tikrit (Iraq) : Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed on Wednesday when a suicide attacker tried to infiltrate a security headquarters near the northern city of Baiji where Islamic State is entrenched in nearby mountain areas, security sources said. Around five assailants attacked the compound where police and army troops are based. One blew up his explosives vest at the entrance

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Islamic State kills four police personnel, including officer, in ambush east of Diyala

IS kills four police personnel, including officer, in ambush east of Diyala

Diyala : Four police personnel were killed in an ambush set by Islamic State militants in east of Diyala province, an Iraqi security source was quoted saying. “IS militants set up an ambush to trap the Interior Ministry’s oil protection police patrol near al-Nada town, east of Diyala. They opened fire against the patrol,” Cap. Habib al-Shemari told Anadolu Agency

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Indonesia police find Islamic State propaganda targeting children

Indonesia police find Islamic State propaganda targeting children

Jakarta (Reuters) : Indonesian police have found hundreds of books containing Islamic State propaganda targeting children at the home of a suspect arrested in connection with the stabbing death of an officer, a police spokeswoman said on Monday. Another suspected militant was shot and killed by police during Sunday’s attack on a police station in Medan, the capital of North

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Top Islamic State cleric Turki Binali killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria

Top Islamic State cleric Turki Binali killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria

Beirut: The US-led coalition said on Tuesday that it had killed the Islamic State group’s self-proclaimed top cleric in an air strike in May on a Syrian town near the Iraqi border. “Coalition forces killed Turki Binali, the self-proclaimed ‘Grand Mufti’ or chief cleric of Islamic State in an air strike on 31 May in Mayadeen, Syria”, the coalition said

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U.S. coalition says senior Islamic State commander Kuwaiti killed in Syria

U.S. coalition says senior Islamic State commander Kuwaiti killed in Syria

Raqqa : One of Islamic State’s top commanders in Syria has been killed in a U.S.-led coalition air strike, the coalition’s spokesman said on Thursday, corroborating an earlier report. Abu Jandal al-Kuwaiti, a member of Islamic State’s war committee, was killed on Monday by the Tabqa Dam, a strategic objective in northern Syria near Raqqa city, the jihadists’ main stronghold

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ISIS Kills Children With Chainsaws: Islamic State Brutal Killings On The Rise

ISIS Kills Children With Chainsaws: Islamic State Brutal Killings On The Rise Amid Airstrike Campaign

Mosul : Islamic State group fighters killed nine children by dismembering them with chainsaws in front of a crowded city square, British tabloids reported Thursday. The youths were punished for belonging to a group that opposes the militants also known as ISIS. The children were reportedly chained to an iron pole in Tal Afar Square in Mosul, ISIS’ stronghold in

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