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24 (Xinhua) -- Two policemen were killed Saturday and three wounded in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants on an oil well in Iraq's oil-rich province of ... Haider al-Abadi officially declared full liberation of Iraq from IS militants after Iraqi forces recaptured all the areas once seized by the extremist group.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police believed a band of armed men, who attacked a fishing boat in Segama, Kinabatangan recently, were not members of a militant group. State Deputy police Commissioner Datuk Razarudin Husain said the armed men were believed to have attempted to kidnap or rob the five ...

During the past few months, dozens of IS militants fled their former bases in the predominately Sunni Arab province of Salahudin, Hawijah area in west of Kirkuk, ... However, small groups and individuals of IS militants melted in urban areas or resorted to deserts and rugged areas looking for safe havens.
Two car bombs killed at least 18 people and wounded around two dozen more in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Friday before militants assailed a pair of buildings near the presidential palace. Ambulances arrived immediately on the scene to bring the wounded to the hospital. One suicide car hit a hotel ...
Okah, who was also convicted over two other explosions in 2010 in the southern Nigerian city of Warri, a hub of the oil-rich delta region, was the presumed leader of the Nigerian militant group Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND). MEND said it was fighting for a fair share of oil revenue ...
The Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), a fusion of three Malian extremist groups with previous al Qaida links, claimed the attack in a ... The French army said the attack took place near Mali's borders with Niger and Burkina Faso, a bastion of militant activity where three French soldiers were ...

The new logo and flag of Saraya al Ashtar, which reflects the IRGC branding seen in many other Iranian-backed groups around the Middle East. Saraya al Ashtar, an Iranian-supported militant group in Bahrain, has formally changed its logo to adopt the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) branding.
Kenya ranked 32nd on Christian support organization Open Doors' 2018 World Watch List of the 50 countries where it is most difficult to be a Christian. If you would like to help persecuted Christians, visit http://morningstarnews.org/resources/aid-agencies/ for a list of organizations that can orient you on how ...
Al-Emadi, whose country maintains contacts with the Islamic militant group Hamas and has hosted its leaders, coordinates Qatar's relief and reconstruction projects in Gaza. On Monday, he announced details of a $9 million emergency fund for addressing fuel and medicine shortages. Gaza has been under ...
Malaysia police nab 11 suspected militants, including seven Filipinos ... One of them is a 27-year-old senior member of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, which is based in Basilan. Another suspect, a 32-year-old Malaysian, had helped a foreign militant make his way to the southern Philippines, he said.
Indian authorities are investigating whether a little-known Rohingya militant group with links to Bangladeshi and Pakistani extremists is operating in ... into the group that calls itself Aqa Mul Mujahidin (AMM), following the arrests of two suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militants who were ...
Quoting well-informed sources, the Jordanian Ad-Dustour newspaper said, "Abu Yehia al-Iraqi, a senior IS leader, started to form a new militant group in Anbar's Wadi Hauran, depending on remaining IS militants who suffered a crushing defeat throughout their strongholds in Iraq last year." The sources ...
Pakistani authorities are announcing a new program aimed at preventing billions of dollars in public donations to charities from ending up with banned militant groups. The "Safer Charity" initiative announced Tuesday urges people to use caution and donate to responsible humanitarian organizations.
Jahangir was the chair of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and respected for her outspoken criticism of the country's militant Islamist groups and her record as an activist. She was also the president of the supreme court bar association and had served as the UN special rapporteur on human rights ...
Lotfi and Rafi are two among scores of extremists whom the think-tank says have either rejoined militant groups or continue to believe in militancy despite completing the government's programme, which involved those detained under the now defunct Internal Security Act (ISA). Iman Research's programme ...
11, 2017, by the Islamic State group in Sinai, a militant organization, shows a deadly attack by militants on an Egyptian police checkpoint, Monday, Jan. ... Authorities believe both groups, which have been designated as terrorist organizations by Egypt and the United States, to be splinter groups of Morsi's ...
It was one of the deadliest attacks on the army in recent years, and Indian officials quickly blamed a Pakistan-based militant group. The target of the attack early Saturday was the sprawling base of the army's 36th Brigade, which houses more than 3,500 troops, including those of the Jammu and Kashmir ...

The investigation by RFE/RL's Uzbek and Tajik services and Swedish news agency TT found that Stockholm terror suspect Rakhmat Akilov was in direct contact with alleged senior members of the IS group from Tajikistan before, during, and after the deadly April 7 attack. Akilov, a 39-year-old Uzbek asylum ...
One of four British IS militants, known as The Beatles, being held by Syrian Democratic Forces was captured as he tried to flee Syria for Turkey. ... British Islamic State group militants currently being held by US-backed Kurdish fighters was caught as he tried to flee Syria, a spokesperson from the group said.
Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (Eta), the former militant Basque separatist group, renounced the use of violence as a political means on October 11th, 2011. The militants were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of civilians - thousands were also injured during the group's armed struggle against the Spanish ...
Assailants fired at Indian police officers and freed a Pakistani militant they were taking to a hospital for a medical checkup on Tuesday in the Indian portion of Kashmir, ... Several militant groups have been fighting for Kashmir's independence from India or its merger with neighboring Pakistan since 1989.
Shiberghan, Afghanistan, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Up to 13 militants loyal to the hardliner Islamic State (IS) group were killed during overnight air raids against the armed group in Darzab district of Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province, provincial government spokesman Reza Ghafori said Wednesday.
Sulaimani - Iraqi forces alongside Hashid al-Shaabi have launched an operation to clean the areas southeast of Tuz Khurmatu from a militant group. NRT reporter Aso Ahmed said the Iraqi Army, Rapid Response Forces, seven brigades from the Iraqi security forces as well as Hashid al-Shaabi backed by ...
Angry protestors in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday stormed the offices of a militant group that allegedly killed a university student from South Waziristan region. Protestors attacked at least two buildings believed to be occupied by Taliban militants in Shaikh Yousef village of Dera ...
Dera Ismail Khan/Wana: Reacting to the killing of a youth from South Waziristan Agency, enraged mob stormed the offices of an alleged militant group and ... militant groups in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata have changed their modus operandi to initiate their activities in the name of peace committees.
The State Department's No. 2 official has suggested that President Donald Trump's administration has so far seen no evidence that Pakistan has met its demands for a crackdown on militants operating in the country. Addressing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Deputy Secretary of State John ...
In the Middle East, following the rout of IS from strongholds in Iraq and Syria "clandestine terror cells remain in some cities, and small ISIL groups are located east of the Euphrates river, in the southwest of the Syrian Arab Republic and in northern Iraq." While the group's ability to generate revenue "was ...
3 (Xinhua) -- Up to 47 anti-government militants have been killed in the eastern and northern regions of Afghanistan over the past 24 hours as the ... Similarly, the security forces in operations against Islamic State (IS) group in the eastern Nangarhar province, have killed 13 armed fighters and injured ...
Clashes between Taliban insurgents and the Islamic State (IS) militants have forcibly displaced thousands of civilians in Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan ... Militants are reportedly active in neighboring Faryab and Sar-e-Pul provinces where continued clashes between rival militant groups and Afghan ...
MANILA, Philippines -- Several militant groups held demonstrations in front of Camp Crame to condemn the arrest of National Democratic Front of the ... Baylosis is the first consultant of the NDFP arrested by the state after the government's peace talks with the communist group were stalled, and after the ...
Paris is also supporting a new multinational force created by regional governments to take on Islamist groups, some of whom are linked to al Qaeda and the Islamic State (IS) group, operating in the area. The French President joined forces with singer Rihanna, the GPE's global ambassador, to urge world ...
A family of dairy farmers have received death threats from a group of vegans after one of their cows gave birth to triplets. Jonny and Dulcie Crickmore said that even their children had been targeted by the 'militant vegans' who have abused them repeatedly for five days. Judge commends hero Imam who ...
"The fatwa outlaws the use of force by individuals or groups to take up arms against state for imposition of Sharia. The Fatwa also prohibits Pakistani citizens from violating territorial boundaries in the name of helping other armed groups and struggles outside Pakistan, offering intellectual and practical ...
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on seven businesses and six people Friday that aim to disrupt the Lebanon-based Hezbollah militant group. The Treasury Department said the sanctions are "the first wave" of penalties designed to weaken Hezbollah financier Adham ...
Russian law enforcement authorities say they have killed a suspected Islamic militant who they suggested may have been plotting an attack on the day of ... the suspect was from an unnamed former Soviet republic other than Russia and was a member of the militant group Islamic State (IS), it said, without ...
1 (Xinhua) -- Egypt welcomed on Thursday the U.S. government's decision to place two Egyptian militant groups on its terror list. ... The two groups, which claimed responsibility for dozens of anti-government terror attacks, emerged in 2016 and are classified by the Egyptian police as terror organizations.
30 (Xinhua) -- The Syrian Army dug out 45 bodies of soldiers killed by the al-Qaida-linked militants near a key air base in the northwestern province of Idlib, ... Idlib has become home to several rebel groups from different affiliations, some of which are supported by Turkey, while others, such as the Nusra ...
Pakistan disclosed Tuesday it recently extradited 27 suspected Taliban and Haqqani militants to Afghanistan as part of an effort to stop insurgents from using ... Pakistani Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal said the group of suspected militants was handed over to Afghan custody in November.
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) Five militants targeted a military base in Kabul on Monday, killing 11 and capping a week of violence that has shaken a ... ISIS says it is behind the others, including Monday's military base assault, raising the possibility of a deadly competition between the two terrorist groups.
Taliban responds to Trump after US president said he would oppose negotiations with militant group ... has told Donald Trump to let it know when he's ready to discuss the US's exit from Afghanistan after the US President said his administration would no longer engage in talks with the terrorist group.
There were no immediate claims of responsibility, but the incident follows several deadly attacks in Kabul that have been claimed by the Taliban militant group. A police spokesman said officials could not yet be sure if it was an attack by insurgents or if it was an internal military matter. There were also no ...
On Dec. 9, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi officially declared full liberation of Iraq from IS militants after Iraqi forces recaptured all the areas once seized by the extremist group. However, small groups and individuals of IS militants are still capable of carrying out attacks against civilians and the security ...
Pakistan HAS BEEN accused by the Afghan government of providing support for militants who killed close to 100 people in a suicide bombing in ... US President Donald Trump called for "decisive action" against the Taliban after the militant group claimed the assault - the second it has carried out in the ...
MANILA, Philippines -- With the favorite son of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden taking the helm of al-Qaeda operations abroad, Philippine authorities are not taking chances over renewed moves by Islamic militants to re-establish their position in Mindanao after the Duterte administration quelled the ...
However, a drone strike and a subsequent press conference, or public demonstration by the leaders of banned organisations and their other public ... Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal sees the workers of JuD and other conventional militant groups as 'ex-militants' who are engaged in welfare work.
A coalition of militant groups in Ondo State yesterday gave oil companies operating in the state three days to leave over non-enrollment of their members in the Federal government Amnesty Programme. General Akinfemi Raymond, the secretary of the coalition, gave the ultimatum in Akure while ...
KALAR, Kurdistan Region - The Iranian Revolutionary Guards reported that three of their fighters were killed in armed clashes with a group of 21 "ISIS" militants who entered the country from the west on the borders with the Kurdistan Region. Kurdish security officials say that they are the same group who ...
"340 targets of the PKK [outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party], KCK [Kurdistan Communities Union], PYD/YPG [Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party/People's protection Units], and ISIL [Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant] terror organizations have been destroyed," the army said in its statement. The military ...
As ISIS militants flee their falling strongholds, a Syrian human rights group is trying to track them and make sure they don't infiltrate other parts of the world. ... Kheder, who was a math teacher, lived under ISIS for a year after the militant group took control of his hometown al-Bukamal, near the Iraqi border, ...
militants stormed the offices of Save The Children in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing four people and triggering a shootout with police that lasted almost 10 hours, provincial officials and the organization said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack in Jalalabad, the capital of ...


 

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