Pakistan: ISIS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens

A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 70 people, police say. The bomber blew himself up among devotees in the shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan, in Sindh province, police said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack, which has been… Read More Pakistan: ISIS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens

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In Iraq: Deadly suicide car bombing rocks Baghdad’s Sadr City

A suicide bomber detonated a pick-up truck packed with explosives in northern Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, according to Iraqi officials. Thirty more were wounded in the powerful blast in the Habibiya area, near Sadr City, a Shia-majority neighbourhood in the Iraqi capital. The explosion targeted a crowded street full of garages… Read More In Iraq: Deadly suicide car bombing rocks Baghdad’s Sadr City

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Iraq war: In Mosul battle, Iraq forces face fewer IS-planted bombs

An man cycles past an Iraqi forces humvee driving on a street near the University of Mosul after its liberation from the Islamic state group (IS) control, during the ongoing military operation against the jihadists, on January 21, 2017. Iraqi forces battled the last holdout jihadists in east Mosul after commanders declared victory there and… Read More Iraq war: In Mosul battle, Iraq forces face fewer IS-planted bombs

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ISIS Launches New Assault on Besieged Eastern City in Syria

Islamic State militants launched a new offensive on government-held areas in the contested city of Deir el-Zour Saturday, attacking the eastern city from several sides in the most intense action in a year, the Syrian government and opposition activists said. Syrian television said three people were killed and nine were wounded in IS rocket attacks… Read More ISIS Launches New Assault on Besieged Eastern City in Syria

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Iraq: Iraqi forces ‘kill 76 Daesh members in Mosul’

Iraqi security forces have reportedly slain as many as 76 Daesh terrorists during an ongoing push to liberate the northern city of Mosul, the Takfiri terror group’s last urban stronghold in Iraq. On Tuesday, the Iraqi Federal Police said 50 of the fatalities were caused during police raids against the city’s Misaq and Shaima’ neighborhoods.… Read More Iraq: Iraqi forces ‘kill 76 Daesh members in Mosul’

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Germany: Islamic State Claims Berlin Christmas Market Attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a truck attack on a crowded Berlin Christmas market that German authorities said came right out of the extremist group’s playbook, inflicting mass casualties on a soft target fraught with symbolic meaning. The Monday night attack on the popular market by the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in… Read More Germany: Islamic State Claims Berlin Christmas Market Attack

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ISIS: Islamic State fighters ‘re-enter ancient Palmyra’ in Syria

Islamic State group fighters have re-entered Palmyra, nine months after losing the ancient Syrian desert city, activists say. IS held Palmyra and its nearby ruins for 10 months before it was recaptured by Syrian government forces in March. But the jihadist group launched an offensive earlier this week. Meanwhile, Russian-backed Syrian government forces are closing… Read More ISIS: Islamic State fighters ‘re-enter ancient Palmyra’ in Syria

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Wife Of ISIS Recruiter Storms Out Of Court After Refusing To Stand For Judge (Photos)

A judge has warned a Muslim woman after she refused to stand when the judicial officer entered the courtroom because ‘she won’t stand for anyone except Allah’. Moutia Elzahed – the second wife of convictedIslamic State recruiter Hamdi Alqudsi – once again appeared at the Sydney District Court on Wednesday for a civil matter. Ms… Read More Wife Of ISIS Recruiter Storms Out Of Court After Refusing To Stand For Judge (Photos)

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Australian ISIS recruiter Neil Prakash ‘still alive’

An Australian militant thought dead is still alive and under arrest in the Middle East, according to reports. The Australian government in May said Neil Prakash, a senior recruiter for the so-called Islamic State group, had been killed in a US air strike. He died in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Attorney-General George Brandis said… Read More Australian ISIS recruiter Neil Prakash ‘still alive’

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