Islamic State


Saudi Arabia Says it Foiled IS Bomb Plot on Defense HQ

Saudi Arabia has arrested several Islamic State suspects it believes were plotting a suicide bombing attack on its defense ministry headquarters in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA quoted…

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Islamic State Spreads Poison Among Lone Wolves

Islamic State has expanded its global terror activities to include promotion of “lone wolf” attacks using poison in crowded malls, according to an Israeli think tank. International Institute for Counter…

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Syrian Army Breaks IS Siege in Deir al-Zor

Syrian government forces advanced against the Islamic State terror group on Tuesday to reach troops surrounded for years by the jihadists in a government-held enclave in the eastern city of…

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U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Seize Raqqa Mosque

U.S.-backed Syrian militias have taken the historic old city of Raqqa and its ancient mosque as they press their offensive to defeat the Islamic State terror group, the U.S.-led coalition…

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Iraqi PM Abadi Declares Victory Over IS in Tal Afar

Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al-Abadi declared victory over Islamic State terrorists in Tal Afar and the entire Province of Nineveh on Wednesday. “Tal Afar has been liberated,” Abadi said in…

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Lebanon PM Says Victory Over Islamic State Is Near

Lebanon’s prime minister visited troops near the border with Syria on Wednesday, saying victory against Islamic State terrorists in the frontier region is near. Prime Minister Saad Hariri spoke to…

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