Monday, 6 December 2021

Tag Archives: Islamic State

IS behind French army helicopter crash

PARIS: Islamic State claimed Thursday that its West African branch was responsible for a helicopter collision in northern Mali this week in which more than a dozen French soldiers were killed, said the U.S.-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist content online. The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) ...

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US Allies Glad al-Baghdadi is Dead, but Say ISIS Still a Threat

WASHINGTON: U.S. allies around the world are calling the killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a major blow, but say ISIS is still a terrorist threat. French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted that al-Baghdadi’s death is “just a stage.” “With our partners in the international coalition, the fight continues ...

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Trial of IS-inspired Indian-origin terror suspect

LONDON: An Indian-origin terror suspect, who allegedly agreed to help another man acquire a gun for an attack in London, went on trial along with three others on Tuesday. Nadeem Ilyas Patel, from east London, was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence in ...

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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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UK, Saudi Arabia sign military cooperation deal

BRITAIN and Saudi Arabia signed a framework deal on military and security cooperation, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Tuesday, redoubling efforts to counter Iran in the Gulf region and defeat Islamic State. Prime Minister Theresa May said in December that Britain would invest over 3 billion pounds ($4.05 ...

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At Least Three Killed In Suicide Blast Outside Kabul Cricket Stadium

  KABUL: At least three people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up while attempting to enter a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. Police said the September 13 blast also injured at least seven people near the Kabul International Cricket Stadium, where hundreds of ...

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Mia Khalifa says ISIS threatening to behead her

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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FBI woman spy married Islamic State terrorist

NEW YORK: An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance married a key ISIS operative she was assigned to investigate in 2014, and served two years in prison before being released last year, CNN reported on Monday. Daniela Greene, who joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2011 and worked ...

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