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ABC News
Iraq: Forces Push IS Militants From Key Northern TownBacked by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces, Iraqi governme
Iraq: Forces Push IS Militants From Key Northern Town
ABC News / Posted 16 hours ago
Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces, Iraqi government troops on Thursday pushed Islamic State group militants from a key town north of the Iraqi capital, days after launching an operation to retake it, a military spokesman... Read more
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EuroNews
Nine years in jail for destroying Mali's shrinesA former Islamist rebel is facing nine years behind bars after admitting the de
Nine years in jail for destroying Mali's shrines
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
A former Islamist rebel is facing nine years behind bars after admitting the destruction of holy shrines in Mali – judged for the first time as a war crime by the International Criminal Court. Some say they are prepared to forgive Ahmad al-Faqi... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Chess: Ishaq, Amna grab top chess honoursFide Master (FM) Master Saeed Ishaq and Women's International Master (WIM) Amna
Chess: Ishaq, Amna grab top chess honours
Khaleej Times / Posted yesterday
Fide Master (FM) Master Saeed Ishaq and Women's International Master (WIM) Amna Nouman walked away with the top awards at a felicitation held by the Dubai Chess and Culture Club at the club's Shaikh Saeed bin Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Hall. The... Read more
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The Christian Post
Iraqi Civilians Break Into ISIS Prison to Free 40 Detainees; Kill 5 Terror Group Guardsviolence, gather at a refugee camp in the Makhmour area near Mosul, Iraq, June
Iraqi Civilians Break Into ISIS Prison to Free 40 Detainees; Kill 5 Terror Group Guards
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
violence, gather at a refugee camp in the Makhmour area near Mosul, Iraq, June 17, 2016. Picture taken June, 17 2016. Local residents in Iraq's Sharqat district in Salah al-Din province stormed a prison run by Islamic State, killed five prison... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Meet the Australian leading the fight against ISwhat they need to maintain pressure on IS. The ABC accompanied him to one of h
Meet the Australian leading the fight against IS
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
what they need to maintain pressure on IS. The ABC accompanied him to one of his weekly meetings with Iraqi Brigadier General Yahya Rasool. The two greet with a bear hug before talking over hot, sweet chai. General Yahya is proud of the Iraqi... Read more
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Daily Star
Dictators' WAGs: Meet the women behind the world's most fearsome tyrantsWIVES: The women behind some of the world's most terrifying despots Married to
Dictators' WAGs: Meet the women behind the world's most fearsome tyrants
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
WIVES: The women behind some of the world's most terrifying despots Married to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, the British-born wife of the despot Syrian leader worked as an investment banker in London before moving to the Middle East in 2000. She... Read more
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EuroNews
Iraqi forces regain control of Shirqathow to manage the city, which is Iraq’s second-largest, if and when ISIL is exp
Iraqi forces regain control of Shirqat
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
how to manage the city, which is Iraq’s second-largest, if and when ISIL is expelled.What they are saying Brigadier-General Yahya Rasool, a spokesperson for the military’s joint operations command, said in a statement broadcast on state... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern townBAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces,
Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern town
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces, Iraqi government troops on Thursday pushed Islamic State group militants from a key town north of the Iraqi capital, days after launching an operation to retake it, a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern townBAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces,
Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern town
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces, Iraqi government troops on Thursday pushed Islamic State group militants from a key town north of the Iraqi capital, days after launching an operation to retake it, a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iraqi army says it recaptured key town south of Mosulof Shirqat on Thursday, bringing the military a step closer to a main push on M
Iraqi army says it recaptured key town south of Mosul
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
of Shirqat on Thursday, bringing the military a step closer to a main push on Mosul later this year. Brigadier-General Yahya Rasool, spokesman for the military's joint operations command, said in a statement broadcast on state television... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern townBAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces,
Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern town
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces, Iraqi government troops on Thursday pushed Islamic State group militants from a key town north of the Iraqi capital, days after launching an operation to retake it, a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq: Security forces close in on ISIL-held Shirqatseen as a stepping stone in a military campaign to recapture the armed group's
Iraq: Security forces close in on ISIL-held Shirqat
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
seen as a stepping stone in a military campaign to recapture the armed group's stronghold of Mosul. The army, backed by local police and tribal fighters, took 12 nearby villages since launching the operation on Tuesday morning, Ali Dawdah, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Timbuktu's Restored Sidi Yahya Mosque 'Carries Political Weight'The restoration of Timbuktu's 15th-century Sidi Yahya mosque, destroyed by jiha
Timbuktu's Restored Sidi Yahya Mosque 'Carries Political Weight'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The restoration of Timbuktu's 15th-century Sidi Yahya mosque, destroyed by jihadists in 2012, sends a signal that Mali won't allow its equilibrium to change permanently, a Mali researcher told DW. Authorities in Mali on Monday reopened the Sidi... Read more
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DW
Timbuktu's restored Sidi Yahya mosque 'carries political weight' |Authorities in Mali on Monday reopened the Sidi Yahya Mosque in the ancient cit
Timbuktu's restored Sidi Yahya mosque 'carries political weight' |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
Authorities in Mali on Monday reopened the Sidi Yahya Mosque in the ancient city-state of Timbuktu. It was destroyed in 2012 by the al-Qaeda linked Ansar Dine jihadists. The jihadists also destroyed the "secret door" of the 15th century mosque in the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq forces launch operation to take ISIL-held townlies on the Tigris River 100km south of Iraq's second-largest city. It has been
Iraq forces launch operation to take ISIL-held town
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
lies on the Tigris River 100km south of Iraq's second-largest city. It has been surrounded by Iraqi troops and militias allied to the government. Officials have warned for months of a humanitarian disaster inside, where residents living under... Read more
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The Manila Times
633 examinees pass the Forester licensure examsThe Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 633 out of 1,370 pa
633 examinees pass the Forester licensure exams
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 633 out of 1,370 passed the Forester Licensure Examination given by the Board for Foresters in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Davao, Legazpi, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Family of man killed by Israeli army feels 'powerless'as Iyad's two young children clambered over the sofas. Iyad, who had a cognitiv
Family of man killed by Israeli army feels 'powerless'
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
as Iyad's two young children clambered over the sofas. Iyad, who had a cognitive impairment, was shy, quiet and enjoyed walking by himself or spending time with his wife and children, his family said. "He was a simple guy and led a simple life.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Missing Kerala youths have reached IS's bastion in Afghanistan: NIA sourcesNEW DELHI: Twenty-two Keralites, including six women and three children, who we
Missing Kerala youths have reached IS's bastion in Afghanistan: NIA sources
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
NEW DELHI: Twenty-two Keralites, including six women and three children, who were reported missing in June this year, have reached the bastion of ISIS terror operations in Afghanistan, officials said. These people, who went missing from Kasargod and... Read more
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DW
Eid al-Adha and the fight for animal hides in Pakistan |a popular party in Pakistan's economic hub and port city Karachi, announced ove
Eid al-Adha and the fight for animal hides in Pakistan |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
a popular party in Pakistan's economic hub and port city Karachi, announced over the weekend that it would not collect animals' hides on this year's Eid al-Adha festival. The MQM leaders complain that an ongoing military crackdown on its workers... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesA Muslim community prayed for the end of violence and terrorism, as they celebr
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
A Muslim community prayed for the end of violence and terrorism, as they celebrated the Eid Al-Adha or the �Feast of Sacrifice� at Al Dhikr Islamic Call and Guidance Center in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City, yesterday. Imam Omar Betita, head of... Read more
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New Kerala
22 missing Keralites reached Afghanistan in July to join IS - newkerala.com #117891New Delhi, Sep 12 : Twenty two Keralites accused of leaving India to join the I
22 missing Keralites reached Afghanistan in July to join IS - newkerala.com #117891
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
New Delhi, Sep 12 : Twenty two Keralites accused of leaving India to join the Islamic State are learnt to have reached "the caliphate" in Afghanistan in the first week of July, said investigators who grilled the arrested IS sympathiser Yasmin Mohd... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mosul campaign crucial in ISIS fight with Obama set to leave behind unfinished warBA’ASHIQA, Iraq — The uncertain fate of this war-ravaged land finds a small ech
Mosul campaign crucial in ISIS fight with Obama set to leave behind unfinished war
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
BA’ASHIQA, Iraq — The uncertain fate of this war-ravaged land finds a small echo in the uncertain fate of Sahar’s unresponsive 18-month-old son. Fleeing the sadistic rule of Islamic State in nearby Mosul just as Iraqi and Kurdish forces here prepare... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Flow of foreign fighters plummets as Islamic State loses its edge"ISIS, the so-called Islamic State brand, has lost significant power in the Uni
Flow of foreign fighters plummets as Islamic State loses its edge
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
"ISIS, the so-called Islamic State brand, has lost significant power in the United States," he said. The group's reduced international cachet is not the only explanation for the lower numbers. The increasing difficulty of traveling to Islamic... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Flow of foreign fighters plummets as Islamic State loses its edge"ISIS, the so-called Islamic State brand, has lost significant power in the Uni
Flow of foreign fighters plummets as Islamic State loses its edge
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
"ISIS, the so-called Islamic State brand, has lost significant power in the United States," he said. The group's reduced international cachet is not the only explanation for the lower numbers. The increasing difficulty of traveling to Islamic... Read more
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Island Packet
Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real storyJanuary 15 was a relatively quiet day for Baghdad, the bomb-battered capital wh
Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real story
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
January 15 was a relatively quiet day for Baghdad, the bomb-battered capital where Waiel El-Maadawy, an Army veteran and former Florida sheriff’s deputy, had spent years as a contractor for the U.S.-led effort to train Iraqi security... Read more
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The News & Observer
Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real storyJanuary 15 was a relatively quiet day for Baghdad, the bomb-battered capital wh
Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real story
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
January 15 was a relatively quiet day for Baghdad, the bomb-battered capital where Waiel El-Maadawy, an Army veteran and former Florida sheriff’s deputy, had spent years as a contractor for the U.S.-led effort to train Iraqi security... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real storyJanuary 15 was a relatively quiet day for Baghdad, the bomb-battered capital wh
Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real story
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
January 15 was a relatively quiet day for Baghdad, the bomb-battered capital where Waiel El-Maadawy, an Army veteran and former Florida sheriff’s deputy, had spent years as a contractor for the U.S.-led effort to train Iraqi security... Read more
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Gulf News
Al Houthi cross-border shelling kills Saudi womanSecurity forces in Aden nab leading financier of Al Qaida and vow no let up in
Al Houthi cross-border shelling kills Saudi woman
Gulf News / Posted 25 days ago
Security forces in Aden nab leading financier of Al Qaida and vow no let up in campaign against militants Saudis wait next to wreckages at a market for vehicles on August 27, 2016 in the Saudi border city of Najran, a week after it was struck by a... Read more
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Salon.com
On refugees, we must do better: Trump’s rhetoric is worse, but both parties have failed1980 Mariel boat-lift from Cuba, refugee matters mostly stayed out of the publi
On refugees, we must do better: Trump’s rhetoric is worse, but both parties have failed
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
1980 Mariel boat-lift from Cuba, refugee matters mostly stayed out of the public eye for decades — until now. FitzGerald doesn’t believe that a major political party has ever made blanket opposition to resettling refugees a core issue, as... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Dashing to Dadaand economic influence go together. Cooking at Abu Rya’s house are the cooks R
Dashing to Dada
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
and economic influence go together. Cooking at Abu Rya’s house are the cooks Rifaat Yahya (Basem Samra), his brother Galal Yahya (Ahmad Dawoud) and their father Chef Yahya Al-Tabbakh (the family name means “the cook”, much as Abu Raya means “of... Read more
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Business Insider
Watch coalition airstrikes level a factory producing ISIS' most dangerous weapons near its biggest cityvideo showed US-led strikes hitting an ISIS fighting position about 30 miles so
Watch coalition airstrikes level a factory producing ISIS' most dangerous weapons near its biggest city
Business Insider / Posted 29 days ago
video showed US-led strikes hitting an ISIS fighting position about 30 miles south of Mosul. In Baghdad, however, political wrangling and accusations of corruption in the Iraqi parliament led to Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi — who oversaw... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Death of Islamic State's tactician comes at critical momentBEIRUT: The U.S. air strike believed to have killed Abu Mohammad al-Adnani has
Death of Islamic State's tactician comes at critical moment
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
BEIRUT: The U.S. air strike believed to have killed Abu Mohammad al-Adnani has deprived Islamic State of the architect of its attacks on the West, as it faces the loss of swathes of its heartlands. One of the last survivors of the al Qaeda militants... Read more
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Reuters
Death of Islamic State's tactician comes at critical momentIS spokesman and head of external operations Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is pictured
Death of Islamic State's tactician comes at critical moment
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
IS spokesman and head of external operations Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is pictured in this undated handout photo, courtesy the U.S. Department of State. U.S. Department of State/Handout via REUTERS BEIRUT The U.S. air strike believed to have killed... Read more
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Swissinfo
Death of Islamic State's tactician comes at critical momentBy Samia Nakhoul and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S. air strike bel
Death of Islamic State's tactician comes at critical moment
Swissinfo / Posted 29 days ago
By Samia Nakhoul and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S. air strike believed to have killed Abu Mohammad al-Adnani has deprived Islamic State of the architect of its attacks on the West, as it faces the loss of swathes of its heartlands. One... Read more
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The Hindu
Death sentence to Bangladeshi national in Shramjeevi blast caseA Bangladeshi national, having links with Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) terr
Death sentence to Bangladeshi national in Shramjeevi blast case
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
A Bangladeshi national, having links with Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) terror outfit, was today awarded death sentence by a local court here for the 2005 Shramjeevi Express train blast which had killed 12 people and injured scores... Read more
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The Columbian
Down another key minister, Iraq continues Mosul pushbe doing so without the minister of defense who has presided over most of the m
Down another key minister, Iraq continues Mosul push
The Columbian / Posted a month ago
be doing so without the minister of defense who has presided over most of the military’s recent successes against IS. Khaled al-Obeidi was abruptly dismissed by a parliamentary no-confidence vote Thursday after weeks of political wrangling over... Read more
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FOX News
Down another key minister, Iraq continues Mosul pushbe doing so without the minister of defense who has presided over most of the m
Down another key minister, Iraq continues Mosul push
FOX News / Posted a month ago
be doing so without the minister of defense who has presided over most of the military's recent successes against IS. Khaled al-Obeidi was abruptly dismissed by a parliamentary no-confidence vote Thursday after weeks of political wrangling over... Read more
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ABC News
This Week in Pictures: Top Photos From Around the GlobeA man balances himself on a Ferris wheel as he inspects it at a public park in
This Week in Pictures: Top Photos From Around the Globe
ABC News / Posted 1 months ago
A man balances himself on a Ferris wheel as he inspects it at a public park in Sardaryab, Pakistan, Aug. 25, 2016. Flood affected people move to safer place in Allahabad, India, Aug. 25, 2016. Heavy monsoon rains have ended two successive drought... Read more

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