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‘It’s time to eradicate ISIS’, Trump tells CIA

President Donald Trump of U.S. has told the Criminal Investigative Agency (CIA) that it is time to eradicate the Islamic State (ISIL) terrorist group from the face of the earth”. Trump, made the remarks at the CIA headquarters on his

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IS militants abduct 13 lecturers in eastern Afghanistan

Islamic States militants have abducted 13 lecturers at a religious school in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, an official said. “The teachers were busy taking examinations from students in Shpoly area when they were abducted,” Attaullah Khugyani, spokesman for

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Islamic State supporters call for more holiday attacks in Europe

A pro-Islamic State group on Wednesday urged supporters of the jihadists to carry out attacks on targets such as markets and hospitals in Europe over the Christmas holiday period and urged Muslims to stay away from Christian celebrations. The threat

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IS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemen soldiers

A suicide bomber killed 35 soldiers and wounded around 50 on Saturday at a military camp in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, military and medical sources said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. The bomber detonated his

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IS claims jihadist ‘soldier’ behind Ohio attack

The Somali student who wounded 11 people in a car-ramming and knife attack on an Ohio university campus was a “soldier” of the Islamic State group, a jihadist-linked news agency said Tuesday. The Amaq agency said the rampage by Abdul

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When their school was under IS control, children learned arithmetic by adding bullets and rockets

“One bullet plus one bullet equals? Two bullets!” This is how the children of the small Iraqi village of Jaraf were taught mathematics during two years of jihadist rule. On Saturday, a neighbour opened the gate of their school for

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ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bomb attack that killed at least 45 people in Pakistan

A suicide bomb attack killed at least 45 people during a religious ceremony in the remote mountains of Pakistan Saturday evening, according to local law enforcement. Through its media wing Amaq, ISIS claimed responsibility for the blast on a Sufi

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Iraq peshmerga storm Islamic State town as army battles in Mosul

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces stormed an Islamic State-held town northeast of Mosul on Monday, trying to clear a pocket of militants outside the city while Iraqi troops wage a fierce urban war with the jihadists in its eastern neighborhoods. As

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US, Turkey agree on plan to seize and govern de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in Syria,

American and Turkish military leaders have agreed on a long-term plan for “seizing, holding and governing” the de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in northern Syria, the US Department of Defense’s news service reported Sunday. “The coalition and Turkey will

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Advance into heart of Mosul slows as ISIL fights back

Iraq’s special forces worked to fully push a fiercely resisting ISIL from neighborhoods on Mosul’s eastern edge while bombings killed at least 11 people elsewhere in the country. The current phase and slower pace highlight the challenges ahead for Iraqi

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