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San Antonio Express-News
Ohio man accused of plotting US attacks asks for leniencythe attack. In making his argument, Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud acknowledges that
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 minutes ago
the attack. In making his argument, Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud acknowledges that he became radicalized after traveling to Syria in the spring of 2014 and that he recruited others on his return home, according to a court filing this week. Back in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Lebanon scraps controversial rape law after campaignclauses over the years. The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwa
Aljazeera / Posted 9 minutes ago
clauses over the years. The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, the Palestinian territories and Syria, as well as several countries in Latin America and in the Philippines and Tajikistan, according to Human Right... Read more
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Slate
The Problem With Americans Thinking America Is, at Its Heart, GoodNow I think we see this very pernicious combination of the two. At the same tim
Slate / Posted 17 minutes ago
Now I think we see this very pernicious combination of the two. At the same time, by getting involved in foreign wars in Syria and Iraq, he’s really angered a lot of his own constituents, I think, for doing something that the Turkish nation never... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talksANKARA: Turkish and Iranian military leaders held talks on Wednesday over coope
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 minutes ago
ANKARA: Turkish and Iranian military leaders held talks on Wednesday over cooperation in the Syrian conflict and counter-terrorism, officials said, during a rare visit to NATO-member Turkey by the Islamic Republic's military chief of staff. Turkey's... Read more
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birminghammail
50 of Birmingham's most shocking criminals locked up last yearoffences prevention order. 48. Two Black Country mums who planned to bring up
birminghammail / Posted 27 minutes ago
offences prevention order. 48. Two Black Country mums who planned to bring up their children under Islamic State rule in Syria have been locked up. Muslim convert Lorna Moore, 34, from Walsall, wanted to take her three young children to the war... Read more
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express
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and other allies failed to uphold religious freedom – Rex Tillersonnon-Muslim. Secretary Tillerson said Islamic State, the Sunni extremist group
express / Posted 28 minutes ago
non-Muslim. Secretary Tillerson said Islamic State, the Sunni extremist group that has controlled parts of Iraq and Syria, “is clearly responsible for genocide against Yezidis, Christians, and Shia Muslims in areas it controls or has... Read more
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Market Watch
The most livable city in the world is a long way from the U.S.attacks have continued and geopolitical posturing has created further internati
Market Watch / Posted 30 minutes ago
attacks have continued and geopolitical posturing has created further international uncertainty,” he added. Damascus in Syria, Lagos in Nigeria, Tripoli in Lybia, Dhaka in Bangladesh, Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, Algiers in Algeria, Karachi... Read more
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The Star
Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talksANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and Iranian military leaders held talks on Wednesday
The Star / Posted 31 minutes ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and Iranian military leaders held talks on Wednesday over cooperation in the Syrian conflict and counter-terrorism, officials said, during a rare visit to NATO-member Turkey by the Islamic Republic's military chief of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Lebanon repeals 'marry the rapist' lawrepealed a similar law. The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwa
Irish Examiner / Posted 38 minutes ago
repealed a similar law. The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, the Palestinian territories and Syria, as well as several countries in Latin America and in the Philippines and Tajikistan, according to Human Rights... Read more
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Gulf News
Lebanon repeals ‘marry the rapist’ lawrepealed a similar law.The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait
Gulf News / Posted 40 minutes ago
repealed a similar law.The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, the Palestinian territories and Syria, as well as several countries in Latin America and in the Philippines and Tajikistan, according to Human Rights Watch.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Ohio man accused of plotting US attacks asks for leniency(ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) acknowledges in a court filing that he be
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 46 minutes ago
(ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) acknowledges in a court filing that he became fully radicalized after traveling to Syria in 2014. The document filed Monday also says the 25-year-old Mohamud recruited others when he returned home before... Read more
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International Business Times
Seven Isis torture methods revealed include the 'flying carpet' and the 'German chair' preferred by Isis, a new report has revealed. The seven most popular torture t
International Business Times / Posted 51 minutes ago
preferred by Isis, a new report has revealed. The seven most popular torture techniques employed by Isis operatives in Syria and Iraq have been described in agonising detail by men and women that endured them, in conversations with researchers... Read more
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Reuters
Arab fighters struggle to assert role in Raqqa assaultRAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling t
Reuters / Posted 52 minutes ago
RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling to take Raqqa back from Islamic State are playing a secondary role to hardened Kurdish militia in the campaign for their home city. The performance of one lightly trained... Read more
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Reuters
With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closerits regional influence, with its forces and allied militias spearheading the fi
Reuters / Posted 52 minutes ago
its regional influence, with its forces and allied militias spearheading the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and holding sway in Baghdad. For Saudi Arabia, which sees itself as the bastion of Sunni Islam, less Iranian influence... Read more
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Swissinfo
With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closerits regional influence, with its forces and allied militias spearheading the fi
Swissinfo / Posted 53 minutes ago
its regional influence, with its forces and allied militias spearheading the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and holding sway in Baghdad. For Saudi Arabia, which sees itself as the bastion of Sunni Islam, less Iranian influence... Read more
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Swissinfo
Arab fighters struggle to assert role in Raqqa assaultBy John Davison RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - The inexperienced fighters in an Arab
Swissinfo / Posted 53 minutes ago
By John Davison RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling to take Raqqa back from Islamic State are playing a secondary role to hardened Kurdish militia in the campaign for their home city. The performance of one... Read more
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Daily Mail
Iran 'is building a secret missile factory on the Syrian coast'Satellite images show Iran 'is building a secret missile factory on the Syrian
Daily Mail / Posted 59 minutes ago
Satellite images show Iran 'is building a secret missile factory on the Syrian coast which could be used to strike Israel' Satellite images show construction in Syrian mountains near city of Baniyas Analysts told Israeli TV that site matches... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore surpasses Hong Kong as Asia's third most liveable cityis ranked third after Tokyo and Osaka respectively. Cities ranked at the botto
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
is ranked third after Tokyo and Osaka respectively. Cities ranked at the bottom include Kiev in Ukraine, and Damascus in Syria. The Economist cited increasing instability across the world, causing volatility in the scores of many cities, such as... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Ohio man accused of plotting U.S. attacks asks for leniencythe attack. In making his argument, Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud acknowledges that
The Toledo Blade / Posted an hour ago
the attack. In making his argument, Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud acknowledges that he became radicalized after traveling to Syria in the spring of 2014 and that he recruited others on his return home, according to a court filing this week. Back in... Read more
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Sky News Australia
ISIS in East Asia listed as terrorist grouphe told parliament. Australian agencies estimate more than 750 south-east Asia
Sky News Australia / Posted an hour ago
he told parliament. Australian agencies estimate more than 750 south-east Asians are engaged with terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq, including about 110 Australians. While only a 'very small number' of Australian foreign fighters are... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio man accused of plotting US attacks asks for leniency(ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) acknowledges in a court filing that he be
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted an hour ago
(ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) acknowledges in a court filing that he became fully radicalized after traveling to Syria in 2014. The document filed Monday also says the 25-year-old Mohamud recruited others when he returned home before... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closerits regional influence, with its forces and allied militias spearheading the fi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
its regional influence, with its forces and allied militias spearheading the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and holding sway in Baghdad. For Saudi Arabia, which sees itself as the bastion of Sunni Islam, less Iranian influence... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Arab fighters struggle to assert role in Raqqa assaultRAQQA, Syria: The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling to take Raqq
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
RAQQA, Syria: The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling to take Raqqa back from Islamic State are playing a secondary role to hardened Kurdish militia in the campaign for their home city. The performance of one lightly trained group seen... Read more
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The Star
Arab fighters struggle to assert role in Raqqa assaultRAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling t
The Star / Posted an hour ago
RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling to take Raqqa back from Islamic State are playing a secondary role to hardened Kurdish militia in the campaign for their home city. The performance of one lightly trained... Read more
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Business Standard India
Melbourne most liveable city in world, Karachi, Dhaka among the worstcontagion effect, raising terror alerts and lowering stability scores in cities
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
contagion effect, raising terror alerts and lowering stability scores in cities across the region". Besides, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Turkey remain the subject of high-profile civil unrest and armed conflicts, while a number of other countries, such... Read more
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CTV News
Lebanon repeals 'marry the rapist' lawrepealed a similar law. The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwa
CTV News / Posted an hour ago
repealed a similar law. The clause remains on the books in Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, the Palestinian territories and Syria, as well as several countries in Latin America and in the Philippines and Tajikistan, according to Human Rights Watch.... Read more
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CTV News
Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named to list of world's most livable citiesdensity is linked to lower levels of crime and better infrastructure. At the o
CTV News / Posted an hour ago
density is linked to lower levels of crime and better infrastructure. At the other end of the spectrum, Damascus in Syria, Lagos in Nigeria and Tripoli in Libya fall at the bottom of the list. Here are the top 10 most livable cities in... Read more
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DEBKAfile
More arrests as terror stalks Jerusalem againArab Muslim Movement (which is linked to the Muslim Brotherhood), or directly t
DEBKAfile / Posted an hour ago
Arab Muslim Movement (which is linked to the Muslim Brotherhood), or directly tied to the Islamic State command center in Syria. At least 20 Israeli Arabs are known to have crossed into Syria to fight in ISIS ranks, some of them from Umm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bikinis Not Bombs - Why Isn't the Humanitarian Sector Getting Intimate With Love Island?represent the work and are the ones who explain it best: Liney is building peac
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
represent the work and are the ones who explain it best: Liney is building peace in Columbia, Tom supported the Syria crisis response, Calvin coordinated Ebola operations. It's hard to find these stories buried behind 'donate' buttons... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
More than 4,000 Indians languishing in jails in 16 West Asian countries18 West Asian countries, according to the latest government data. There is, how
Hindustantimes.com / Posted an hour ago
18 West Asian countries, according to the latest government data. There is, however, no Indian behind bars in strife-torn Syria — a country where government has warned citizens against travelling — and Palestine. The region hosts over 8 million... Read more
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Reuters
Wednesday Morning Briefingthe U.S.-administered territory of Guam. With its wall-sized screens simultane
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
the U.S.-administered territory of Guam. With its wall-sized screens simultaneously showing America's air wars in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, a Qatar-based war room is at the heart of America's biggest military campaigns. While it’s already... Read more
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Daily Mail
Root of all evil? ISIS chop down TREE fearing it was being worshippedThe root of all evil? ISIS fanatics chop down a TREE in Syria because they fear
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
The root of all evil? ISIS fanatics chop down a TREE in Syria because they feared it was being worshipped as a god ISIS affiliate Khalid bin Walid Army seen hacking at a large tree with a chainsaw The fanatics in Syria feared it was 'polytheistic'... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Father, daughter survive Syria war zone, reunite in Charlotte with wifeat Charlotte-Douglas International Airport on Saturday captured the sheer joy.
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 hours ago
at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport on Saturday captured the sheer joy. The war and violence in their homeland of Syria kept them apart all this time. "I can't believe it, still I can't believe that they are here." Tahhan said. Dana said... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsensand jobs have grown scarce. More than 2.5 million Afghans have fled -- the seco
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 hours ago
and jobs have grown scarce. More than 2.5 million Afghans have fled -- the second largest refugee population after Syria's. Hossaini's oldest son, Khadim, was 10 years old when the U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban after the Sept. 11... Read more
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Zero Hedge
India Bans Gold Exports "Without A Valid Reason"for more inflation. And that means a higher dollar price for gold. Geopolitical
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
for more inflation. And that means a higher dollar price for gold. Geopolitical risks are piling up from North Korea, to Syria, to the South China Sea. Get ready for an explosion to the upside in gold prices. The world currently seems to believe... Read more
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Gulf News
Rouhani, Putin discuss regional situation on phoneIranian President calls for more bilateral consultations with respect to crises
Gulf News / Posted 2 hours ago
Iranian President calls for more bilateral consultations with respect to crises in Syria, Yemen, and Iraq Tehran: Presidents of Iran and Russia discussed energy projects, Tehran’s nuclear deal, and the situation in the Middle East during a telephone... Read more
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The Border Mail
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
FahrenheitDhabi, United Arab Emirates;Sunny and hot;107;90;Sunny and very warm;110;89;N;8
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
Dhabi, United Arab Emirates;Sunny and hot;107;90;Sunny and very warm;110;89;N;8;34%;0%;11 Aleppo, Syria;Sunny and very warm;98;72;Sunny and very warm;99;71;W;11;43%;0%;9 Algiers, Algeria;Partly sunny, humid;85;73;Mostly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
CelsiusDhabi, United Arab Emirates;Sunny and hot;42;32;Sunny and very warm;43;32;N;13;
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
Dhabi, United Arab Emirates;Sunny and hot;42;32;Sunny and very warm;43;32;N;13;34%;0%;11 Aleppo, Syria;Sunny and very warm;37;22;Sunny and very warm;37;22;W;18;43%;0%;9 Algiers, Algeria;Partly sunny, humid;29;23;Mostly... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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The Christian Post
Trump Admin Calls ISIS Attacks Against Minorities 'Genocide,' Details Persecution in Religious Freedom Reportin there. That has not been removed," Nauert said. Countries highlighted in th
The Christian Post / Posted 3 hours ago
in there. That has not been removed," Nauert said. Countries highlighted in the religious freedom report include Iraq and Syria, where IS continued its radical violence throughout 2016. It also took aim at government-led persecution, such as... Read more
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The Courier
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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Slate
The U.S. Military Needs to Stop Using Commercial Drones (for Now)sets.” In a comment to Defense One, former Army intelligence soldier Brett Veli
Slate / Posted 3 hours ago
sets.” In a comment to Defense One, former Army intelligence soldier Brett Velicovich said that U.S. special operators in Syria were “using DJI products.” The military remains relatively circumspect about how it has used commercial drones—I’ve... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore moves above HK in liveability for the first time: EIU surveythe list for the seventh year running, followed by Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
the list for the seventh year running, followed by Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary. Meanwhile, Damascus in war-torn Syria occupied the last slot. "Singapore's jump up the rankings can be attributed to consistent and impressive improvements... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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The Young Witness
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
The Young Witness / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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Western Advocate
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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Manning River Times
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
Manning River Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf killed in SyriaAustralian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sh
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 hours ago
Australian authorities believe that notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria. Notorious Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have been killed in Syria in an air strike, Australian authorities... Read more
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