Sunday, 18 March 2018

Tag Archives: ISIS

Russia accuses U.S. of training former IS fighters in Syria


MOSCOW: The chief of the Russian General Staff has accused the United States of training former Islamic State fighters in Syria to try to destabilize the country. General Valery Gerasimov’s allegations, made in a newspaper interview, center on a U.S. military base at Tanf, a strategic Syrian highway border crossing ...

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New York terror suspect planned attack for weeks, police say

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NEW YORK: All it took was a man and a truck to inflict the deadliest terror attack on New York City since 9/11. A 29-year-old man plowed into bicyclists and pedestrians just blocks away from the World Trade Center Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Mangled bicycles littered the street as medics ...

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8 dead in New York City truck attack; mayor calls it act of terror

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NEW YORK: Police and witnesses say a man deliberately drove a rented truck onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, killing eight people and injuring at least 12 others, then emerged from the vehicle screaming and brandishing imitation firearms before being shot by police. ...

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ISIS Threatens 2018 FIFA World Cup with Chilling Poster of Messi


PARIS: There is still sometime to go before the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia, but the terrorist organisation ISIS, is already creating an unsafe atmosphere for the showpiece tournament. Hours after The Best FIFA Awards Gala in London, a spine chilling poster which shows Argentina captain Lionel ...

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US forces aiding Islamic State in Afghanistan, alleges Karzai

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KABUL: Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai has said that the ISIS was a ‘US construct’ whose forces have been helping the militant group in Afghanistan. “Absolutely,” he told Russia Today in an exclusive interview in London when asked whether he agrees that the ISIS was a US construct. Asked if ...

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Pakistan tells UN won’t be ‘scapegoat’ in Afghan war


  NEW YORK: Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan’s bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abbasi did not explicitly criticize US President Donald Trump’s new strategy on Afghanistan but made clear his displeasure with ...

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Mia Khalifa says ISIS threatening to behead her

Mia Khalifa

MIAMI: Lebanese-American ex-porn star Mia Khalifa says Islamic State (IS) threatened to behead her in gruesome mocked-up execution photos. Khalifa – a former top-ranked performer on the adult website – says the bloodthirsty terrorist group sent her the photos through social media. Threatened by IS, Khalifa says in a recent interview ...

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Media clash: New York Times demands apology from Fox News


WASHINGTON: The New York Times has come down hard on Fox News for not having apologised for blaming the paper of leaking out information that inadvertently helped ISIS leader escape. The Times have called on the Fox News, a famous conservative news network in U.S., to amend what it termed ...

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IS leader Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike

Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

MOSCOW: The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday it is checking on information indicating that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria. Russian Su-34 aircraft and an Su-35 multirole fighter carried out airstrikes near the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold of Raqqa ...

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