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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Zawahri urges Iraq Sunnis to wage guerrilla war as Islamic State loses more land

Zawahri urges Iraq Sunnis to wage guerrilla war as IS loses more land

London : Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri on Thursday called on Iraq’s Sunnis to prepare for a “long guerrilla” war as Islamic State militants lost more land near their de facto capital Mosul. Islamic State (IS) has lost this year about a half of the territory it conquered in 2014 and 2015 in Iraq in battles against government and Kurdish forces

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