Islamic State


U.S. Says American Detainee Worked for IS in Syria

An American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing files on how to make bombs plus administrative spreadsheets describing work he did for the Islamic State terror group…

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Kuwait to Give $2B in Loans, Investments for Iraq

Kuwait’s ruling emir said on Wednesday that his oil-rich nation will give $1 billion in loans and $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq, a stunning donation as…

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U.S. Tells Anti-IS Coalition to ‘Keep Eyes on Prize’

The Trump administration, increasingly concerned that the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy the Islamic State terror group is losing sight of the prime objective, pressed its partners on…

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Egypt Initiating Major Campaign Against Sinai Islamists

Egypt on Friday launched a major security operation involving the army and police against “terrorist and criminal elements and organisations” across the country, the army spokesman said. The army spokesman…

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Egypt: We Fight Sinai Terror All By Ourselves

Egypt has rejected a weekend report in The New York Times that Israel has been staging attacks in Sinai on behalf of Cairo. Egyptian Army spokesperson Col. Ta’amar Afrahi told…

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Death Sentence for German Woman Who Joined IS

A German woman was captured by Iraqi forces during the battle for Mosul last year, the spokesman said, declining to identify her. She is the first foreign woman to be…

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Double Suicide Bombing in Baghdad

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 38 people, Iraqi health and police officials…

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