Tag: Islamic State group

Syria: Damascus suburbs violence kills at least 5 children

BEIRUT — At least five children and two rescue workers were killed Friday in a Damascus suburb during a government bombing campaign amid escalating...
The Latest: Iraqi PM welcomes freeing of last IS-held town

BAGHDAD — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): ...
Iraqi forces retake the country’s last IS-held town

BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led coalition retook on Friday the last town in the country that was held by the Islamic...
Suicide bomber kills 14 at political meeting in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber killed 14 people at a political gathering in the Afghan capital on Thursday in an attack claimed by...
House panel OKs bill to sanction financial backers of Hamas

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House panel delivered a blunt bipartisan warning to Qatar on Wednesday, backing legislation that would slap sanctions on any countries...
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ISTANBUL — A Turkish court has ordered the release of six defendants in the trial against dozens of suspects for their alleged links to...
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — The U.S. military said Wednesday it has carried out another drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists, the...
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MOSCOW — The Kremlin is downplaying the Russian Defense Ministry's blunder when it backed its allegations of the U.S. colluding with the Islamic State...
Pope auctions Lamborghini to rebuild Christian Iraq

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis got the keys to a fancy new Lamborghini on Wednesday — but he won't be tooling around the Vatican...
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BEIRUT — Lebanon's military says it has arrested a fugitive radical Islamist cleric who was implicated in the abduction of soldiers by militants three...

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