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Iran Sponsoring El Zakzaky To Turn Nigeria To Islamic State – FG

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, accused Iran of sponsoring the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Shiek Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, to forcefully turn the country into an Islamic State. In a fresh process it filed before the Federal

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‘Islamic State Offshoot Kills 100 In Nigeria’

The course of Nigeria’s war against Islamist militants has turned against the government with reports that as many as 100 soldiers have been killed by an Islamic State offshoot since Sunday, Lucy Fielder reports. As many as a hundred Nigerian

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Islamic State kills 24 in Baghdad blast, cuts road to Mosul

An Islamic State car bomb killed 24 people in a busy square in Baghdad’s sprawling Sadr City district on Monday, and the militants cut a key road north from the capital to Mosul, their last major stronghold in the country.

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UK minister sees threat of Islamic State chemical attack in Britain

Islamic State militants have aspirations to launch mass-casualty chemical attacks on targets in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, the British security minister said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday. Ben Wallace also said British authorities feared that as the

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Islamic State looks to regroup in Libya after losing Sirte

Islamic State has lost senior figures in an unsuccessful seven-month battle to defend its coastal stronghold in Libya, but there are already signs it will try to fight back through sleeper cells and desert brigades. Libyan officials say hundreds of

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Islamic State arrests shopkeepers for hiking prices in nearly besieged Mosul

Islamic State has arrested dozens of Mosul shop owners accused of raising food prices in the nearly besieged city, to tamp down discontent as a U.S.-backed offensive closes in on the group’s last major stronghold in Iraq, residents said on

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Sister of killed jihadist arrested in Belgium

The sister of a jihadist killed in a terror raid in Belgium last year has been arrested and charged with terrorist activity, a prosecutor said on Monday. Chaimaa Amghar, 20, was arrested in the Brussels district of Molenbeek on September

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Coalition strike kills IS ‘minister of information

A coalition air strike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State operative considered the group’s information minister, a week after another raid eliminated a top IS strategist, the Pentagon said Friday. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said that Wa’il Adil

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ISIS spokesman confirmed killed in US air strike – Pentagon

The Pentagon on Monday confirmed that a US air strike killed Islamic State leader and spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani in northern Syria last month. “The strike near Al Bab, Syria, removes from the battlefield ISIL’s chief propagandist, recruiter and architect

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