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German police arrest three suspected ISIS militants

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With Russian air support, Syrian troops fighting Islamic State advance toward U.S.-backed force

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Manhunt underway for London transit bomb suspect

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Manhunt underway for London transit bomb suspect


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American who allegedly fought for Islamic State surrenders in Syria, now in U.S. custody

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American who allegedly fought for Islamic State surrenders in Syria, now in U.S. custody


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US citizen fighting for ISIS captured in Syria

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US citizen fighting for ISIS captured in Syria


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Six al Shabaab militants killed after US airstrikes in Somalia

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Iraq launches offensive on Hawija, an Islamic State-held region near oil city Kirkuk
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq launched an offensive on Thursday to dislodge Islamic State from Hawija, an area located west of the oil city of Kirkuk. The offensive, announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, comes four days before a referendum on Kurdish independence due to be held in Kurdish-held areas of northern Iraq, including Kirkuk. Abadi considers the referendum '‘anti-constitutional‘’ and has called the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government to cancel it   Read More ...
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Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - When he saw his commander holding the severed head of one of his neighbors, teenage Islamist fighter Jalil knew it was time to escape from Marawi City. Churches and homes had been ransacked, people had been shot or taken hostage, and now Philippines government troops, planes and helicopters were pounding the Islamic State loyalists who had taken over large parts of the town on May 23   Read More ...
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U.S.-backed forces in ‘final stages’ of taking Islamic State’s Raqqa bastion, move on oil fields
BEIRUT – The battle for the Islamic State group’s de-facto Syria capital, Raqqa, has reached its “final stages,” the Syrian Democratic Forces said Wednesday, almost four months after the U.S.-backed force launched an assault on the self-proclaimed capital of the militant group. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said it captured Raqqa’s last grain silos from the militants in a surprise offensive on the city’s northern neighborhoods, mounted five days ago   Read More ...
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Terror suspect was overweight, bored, and not serious about ISIS, defense says
David Douad Wright turned to the Islamic State not out of profound religious faith, but because he weighed 530 pounds, lived with his mother, and was bored by his own life, his defense attorney said as Wright’s terrorism trial began in Boston Wednesday. Wright is on trial in US District Court in Boston on charges that he urged his uncle, Usaamah Abdullah Rahim, and a former ally, Nicholas Rovinski, to commit violent acts in support of the Islamic State, the terror group centered in Iraq and Syria   Read More ...
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Boston beheading plotter cited 2013 bombing: prosecutor
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to attack police and behead a conservative blogger on behalf of Islamic State told someone online that he wanted to cause more harm than the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, a prosecutor said on Wednesday. David Wright’s trial on charges of conspiring to help a foreign terrorist organization opened in Boston federal court with a prosecutor describing what she called his plan with two other men to kill Pamela Geller, a blogger who organized a 2015 “Draw Mohammed” contest in Texas   Read More ...
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Trial opens for American in Islamic State-linked police beheading plot
A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to behead police officers in an effort to help Islamic State was due in court on Wednesday for the start of his trial on charges including conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism. Federal prosecutors charge that the man, David Daoud Wright, along with his uncle and a friend, had first plotted to kill the woman who organized a 2015 “Draw Mohammed” contest in Garland, Texas   Read More ...
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Trial opens for American in Islamic State-linked police beheading plot
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to behead police officers in an effort to help Islamic State was due in court on Wednesday for the start of his trial on charges including conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism. Federal prosecutors charge that the man, David Daoud Wright, along with his uncle and a friend, had first plotted to kill the woman who organized a 2015 “Draw Mohammed” contest in Garland, Texas   Read More ...
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Time to expose countries supporting terror groups like Taliban: Trump
The US President Donald Trump says it is time to expose and hold responsible the countries supporting the terror groups like Al-Qaeda and Taliban group. Speaking during the UN General Assembly, President Trump said “It is time to expose and hold responsible those countries who support and finance terror groups like Al Qaida, Hezbollah, the Taliban and others that slaughter innocent people   Read More ...
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Ideology and grievance fuel terrorism, former Canadian jihadist tells Easthampton crowd
EASTHAMPTON -- As a child growing up in Toronto, Mubin Shaikh attended a secular public school during the day, and a strict Indian madrasa at night, where he studied the Quran. An identity crisis and religious pilgrimage at the age of 19 led him to Pakistan, where in 1995 he became fascinated with Taliban. "They had the robes, the beards, and the and weapons," he said   Read More ...
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The 5 countries where people click most on ISIS propaganda
A new study released Tuesday by the Policy Exchange think tank based in London, whose reports often inform government policy in Britain, ranked the top consumers of propaganda produced by the Islamic State, by country of origin, as measured by clicks.   Read More ...
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The 5 countries where people click most on ISIS propaganda
A new study released Tuesday by the Policy Exchange think tank based in London, whose reports often inform government policy in Britain, ranked the top consumers of propaganda produced by the Islamic State, by country of origin, as measured by clicks.   Read More ...
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The 5 countries where people click most on ISIS propaganda (and the U.S. is No. 2)
LONDON — Who looks at Islamist extremist content online? A new study released Tuesday by the Policy Exchange think tank based in London, whose reports often inform government policy in Britain, ranked the top consumers of propaganda produced by the Islamic State, by country of origin, as measured by clicks. The top consumers of Islamic State videos were from Turkey, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Britain, which registered the largest number of clicks in Europe   Read More ...
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German police arrest three suspected ISIS militants
(CNN)Three men were arrested on suspicion of terror offenses in a series of counterterrorism operations in Germany, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. Abbas R., an Iraqi national who is at least 19 years old, and Raad Riyadh A.A., who is 31, were accused of war crimes and membership of Islamic State. They were alleged to have been involved the murder of two Shiite women in Mosul, Iraq, in June 2014   Read More ...
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Germany arrests 2 Islamic State suspects in Berlin
BERLIN — Two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. A 31-year-old, identified only as Raad Riyadh A. A. in line with privacy laws, and 19-year-old Abbas R. were both arrested Monday in Berlin, prosecutors' spokeswoman Frauke Koehler said   Read More ...
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Militants assault government targets in western Syria, complicating cease-fire talks
ISTANBUL — Militants linked to al-Qaeda began a large-scale offensive Tuesday against government targets in western Syria, state media and opposition activists said, prompting a fierce response by pro-government forces and potentially impeding international efforts to quell fighting in that part of the country. The campaign started Tuesday morning when insurgents — led by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a former al-Qaeda affiliate — launched attacks on government-held villages in Hama province, just south of extremist-controlled Idlib province   Read More ...
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Germany arrests 2 Islamic State suspects in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) — Two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. A 31-year-old, identified only as Raad Riyadh A. A. in line with privacy laws, and 19-year-old Abbas R. were both arrested Monday in Berlin, prosecutors' spokeswoman Frauke Koehler said   Read More ...
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German authorities arrest Islamic State suspect in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they've arrested a 31-year-old Iraqi man on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday the man, identified only as Raad Riyadh A. A. in line with privacy laws, was apprehended in Berlin on Monday. They allege he joined IS in Mosul in June 2014 and participated in the killing of two Shiite Muslims   Read More ...
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Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops
BEIRUT (AP) — Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria launched a wide offensive on Tuesday against Syrian pro-government troops, moving south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib. The push, believed to involve thousands of fighters, was met with intensive aerial bombing and a shelling campaign by the government that hit, among other targets, four medical centers in Idlib   Read More ...
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Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops
BEIRUT – A Syrian monitoring group says insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched a wide offensive against pro-government troops south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib. The Syrian government-affiliated Central Military Media outlet says troops and allied militias have pushed back against the offensive, which started on Tuesday in northeastern rural Hama province, on the border with Idlib, killing a number of insurgents   Read More ...
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Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group says insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched a wide offensive against pro-government troops south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib. The Syrian government-affiliated Central Military Media outlet says troops and allied militias have pushed back against the offensive, which started on Tuesday in northeastern rural Hama province, on the border with Idlib, killing a number of insurgents   Read More ...
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With Russian air support, Syrian troops fighting Islamic State advance toward U.S.-backed force
BEIRUT – Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, threatening a potential standoff with the U.S.-backed forces operating there. The crossing came nearly two weeks after the Russia-backed Syrian troops breached a three-year siege on their troops in the city. It tightens the government’s grip on the eastern city by closing in on the militants from all sides, except for a narrow waterway flowing south   Read More ...
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Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 15 in north Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian rescue official says at least 15 people have been killed and 43 others injured in a suicide attack on Mashimari village in Borno state. Bello Dambatta, head of rescue operations for the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said women were the majority of those killed in the Monday morning attack and the toll is likely to rise   Read More ...
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Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 15 in north Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian rescue official says at least 15 people have been killed and 43 others injured in a suicide attack on Mashimari village in Borno state. Bello Dambatta, head of rescue operations for the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said women were the majority of those killed in the Monday morning attack and the toll is likely to rise   Read More ...
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National Geographic weighs in on Islamic State in a visceral new drama series
Companionship, adventure and reclaiming one’s faith were the promise, but brutality, oppression and hypocrisy were the reality four young Briton’s found when they left home to join the world’s most notorious terrorist network in Syria. “The State,” National Geographic’s four-part fictional drama that premieres Monday, takes viewers inside the lives of Westerners who voluntarily joined Islamic State in 2015 at the height of the group’s power   Read More ...
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Russian forces fire on US-backed rebel group in Syria, coalition says
Tillerson to meet with Lavrov Sunday night The strike was near Deir Ezzor, a former ISIS stronghold Russians Defense Ministry officials said US command was warned of strikes in advance (CNN)A Russian strike wounded members of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the anti-ISIS coalition said Saturday. The strike occurred as both Russian and coalition forces converged on the former ISIS stronghold of Deir Ezzor   Read More ...
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U.N. chief: Northern Iraq vote would detract from Islamic State fight
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that a planned Sept. 25 independence referendum in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region “would detract from the need to defeat” Islamic State and to reconstruct regained territories. “The Secretary-General respects the sovereignty, territorial integrity and unity of Iraq and considers that all outstanding issues between the federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government should be resolved through structured dialogue and constructive compromise,” U   Read More ...
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In Libya, Islamic State Seeks Revival in Gateway to Europe
Sept. 17, 2017 3:55 p.m. ET A year after losing its main Libyan stronghold, Islamic State has formed a number of clandestine cells around the chaotic North African country as the militants seek to regroup on Europe’s doorstep. The small cells, some comprised of up to several dozen fighters, have set up new bases outside Libyan towns in the past   Read More ...
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Aid officials 'gravely concerned' over fate of relocated Islamic State families in Iraq
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Aid officials in Iraq said they were “gravely concerned” about the fate of about 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants relocated by Iraqi authorities, who did not warn aid organizations. The families had been held by Iraqi authorities since Aug. 30 in the Hammam al-Alil transit camp, south of Mosul. “We are gravely concerned about these families,” said Melany Markham, spokeswoman for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Iraq   Read More ...
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Syrian army and allies close in on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State, a Syrian military source said. The army pushed into the city this month with the help of Russian air power and Iran-backed militias, breaking an Islamic State siege of an enclave there that had lasted three years. On Sunday, the Syrian army and allied forces captured al-Jafra district on the western bank of the Euphrates river, the military source said   Read More ...
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Islamic State suicide bombers attack coalition base in Iraq
BAGHDAD – The U.S.-led coalition says several Islamic State suicide bombers have attacked one of its bases in northern Iraq, without causing any Iraqi or foreign casualties. U.S. Army Col. Ryan Dillon, the coalition spokesman, says all the attackers were killed. Dillon says Sunday's attack occurred in the area of the northern town of Hawija, one of the last pockets of IS control after the extremists were driven from Mosul earlier this year   Read More ...
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Islamic State suicide bombers attack coalition base in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition says several Islamic State suicide bombers have attacked one of its bases in northern Iraq, without causing any Iraqi or foreign casualties. U.S. Army Col. Ryan Dillon, the coalition spokesman, says all the attackers were killed. Dillon says Sunday's attack occurred in the area of the northern town of Hawija, one of the last pockets of IS control after the extremists were driven from Mosul earlier this year   Read More ...
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Syrian army, allies close in on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State militants, a military source said. The Syrian army and allied forces captured the al-Jafra district at the edge of Deir al-Zor city on the western bank of the Euphrates, the Syrian military source said. Islamic State militants could only escape by crossing the river   Read More ...
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Intelligence haul fuels next phase of fight against Islamic State
WASHINGTON - U.S. intelligence analysts have gained valuable insights into the Islamic State's planning and personnel from a vast cache of digital data and other material recovered from bombed-out offices, abandoned laptops and the cellphones of dead fighters in recently liberated areas of Iraq and Syria. In the most dramatic gain, U.S. officials over the last two months have added thousands of names of known or suspected Islamic State operatives to an international watch list used at airports and other border crossings   Read More ...
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Clashes between troops and ISIS intensify in central Syria
BEIRUT — Syrian government forces pressed their offensive in the province of Hama on Friday in an attack aimed at clearing central Syria of Islamic State fighters, said opposition activists and state media. The violence came as a deal was announced in the Kazakh capital of Astana on de-escalation in the nearby, mostly rebel-held province of Idlib. While in eastern Syria, government forces also captured a new neighborhood from ISIS in the city of Deir el-Zour   Read More ...
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Deir Ezzor: Relief in parts of Syrian city after 3-year ISIS siege is broken
Residents relieved after ISIS siege of two government-held enclaves lifted in Deir Ezzor But the terror group remains nearby, still holding parts of the eastern Syrian city A massive dust cloud engulfed the Russian army chopper as we touched down on the landing zone. The fine sand made it impossible to see as we walked away from the helicopter. When it departed and the dust cleared, we could see several dozen Syrian government soldiers and Russian special forces, their faces covered by masks, holding their guns   Read More ...
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Iraqi Forces Drive Out Islamic State From Town Near Syria Border
Isabel Coles Sept. 16, 2017 1:17 p.m. ET BAGHDAD—Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants from an area in the western desert near the borders with Syria and Jordan on Saturday, making further inroads into the group’s last remaining territory in the country. The recapture of the area, Akashat, helps secure a newly reopened border crossing with Jordan and will facilitate   Read More ...
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Istanbul police detain 74 suspected Islamic State militants
ISTANBUL – Turkey's official news agency says police have detained 74 suspects who are alleged members of the Islamic State group. The Anadolu news agency said Saturday the anti-terror police conducted simultaneous operations at 15 different addresses in Istanbul. Anadolu said 73 of the detained were foreigners and were handed over to relevant authorities to be deported. There was no information on their nationalities   Read More ...
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Istanbul police detain 74 suspected Islamic State militants
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says police have detained 74 suspects who are alleged members of the Islamic State group. The Anadolu news agency said Saturday the anti-terror police conducted simultaneous operations at 15 different addresses in Istanbul. Anadolu said 73 of the detained were foreigners and were handed over to relevant authorities to be deported. There was no information on their nationalities   Read More ...
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Istanbul police detain 74 suspected Islamic State militants
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says police have detained 74 suspects who are alleged members of the Islamic State group. The Anadolu news agency said Saturday the anti-terror police conducted simultaneous operations at 15 different addresses in Istanbul. Anadolu said 73 of the detained were foreigners and were handed over to relevant authorities to be deported. There was no information on their nationalities   Read More ...
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Egypt court sentences 7 to death over links to Islamic State
An Egyptian court has sentenced seven people to death over links to the Islamic State group in Libya.   Read More ...
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