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IS leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed in US strike

IS leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed in US strike

Aug 13, – Saeed was named head of IS’s “Khorasan province,” which includes Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of neighboring countries, early last year when a group of Pakistani Taliban switched allegiance to the jihadist group. The Islamic State group’s leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, was killed last month in an airstrike in Nangarhar […]

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Two ‘senior’ IS military leaders killed in Iraq strike- Pentagon

Two ‘senior’ IS military leaders killed in Iraq strike- Pentagon

July  01, – “Coalition forces conducted an air strike against two ISIL senior military commanders on June 25 near Mosul, Iraq, resulting in their deaths,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement, using an acronym for the IS group. A coalition air strike near the Islamic State bastion of Mosul in Iraq has […]

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7,000 Iraqis flee Fallujah through safe corridor- UN

7,000 Iraqis flee Fallujah through safe corridor- UN

Jun 13, – UN deputy representative to Iraq Lise Grande told reporters that camps set up outside Fallujah to provide shelter are now full and conditions in the city worse than anticipated. More than 7,000 Iraqis have fled Fallujah in recent days through a safe corridor set up by Iraqi forces, who are working on […]

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UN- Violence kills at least 1,119 Iraqis in March

UN- Violence kills at least 1,119 Iraqis in March

Apr 02, – Another 1,561 Iraqis were wounded last month, the U.N. mission to Iraq said in a statement Friday. The figures include 575 civilians killed and another 1,196 wounded. The other casualties were Iraqi security forces, including Kurdish forces known as the peshmerga and government-allied militiamen. The United Nations says violence killed at least […]

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IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

Feb 09, – Syrian state TV reported the toll and showed footage of the blast scene in Damascus, including several damaged vehicles and a burnt-out car. The police officers’ club was next to a vegetable market. A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers’ club in the Syrian […]

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Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Jun 13, – Some 13,000 refugees have already crossed into Turkey in the last 10 days, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Hundreds more could be seen Saturday on the Syrian side of the Akcakale border crossing, waiting to cross into Turkey. Hundreds of Syrian refugees poured into a Turkish-Syrian border crossing Saturday, fleeing intense […]

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