Islamic State

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French girl, 16, charged with allegedly supporting Islamic State

Paris investigators say girl was extremely radicalised and was administrator of Isis propaganda chat group on Telegram app A judge has handed a 16-year-old French girl preliminary terrorism charges for allegedly supporting the Bataclan attack in the capital. But investigators acknowledged the plot was not in an advanced stage. France has lived under a state […]

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France church attack: Even if you are not a Catholic, this feels like a new and deeper wound

Writer and Paris resident Andrew Hussey says that peoples need for answers is not being met and anger is rising The killed, allegedly by members of the Groupe Islamique Arm, an Islamist group that was fighting the governments of France and Algeria. Their throats were cut and their severed heads were found hanging in trees […]

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Iraqi PM announces military operation to retake Fallujah from Isis

Government forces are attempting to regain control of Isis base 40 miles west of Baghdad, says al-Abadi in a TV address Iraqs prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late on Sunday night. Iraqi forces were […]

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Boko Haram may be sending fighters to Isis in Libya US officials

Nigeria asks US to sell it aircraft to fight Islamist group, which has waged seven-year insurgency and pledged loyalty to Isis There are signs that Nigerias Boko Haram jihadists are sending fighters to join Isis in Libya, and of increased cooperation between the two groups, a senior US official said on Friday. Nigeria has asked […]

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Senior Islamic State leader in Iraq, Abu Wahib, ‘killed’ by US airstrike

Former Al-Qaida fighter was killed with three other militants when his vehicle was struck in Rutba, western Iraq A senior Islamic State leader in Iraqs Anbar province has been killed by a coalition airstrike, according to the Pentagon. Abu Wahib and three other Isis militants were killed when their vehicle was struck on 6 May […]

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US Navy Seal killed by Isis in Iraq named as Charlie Keating IV

Keating was the third American to be killed in direct combat since a US-led coalition launched a campaign in 2014 Islamic State militants killed a US Navy Seal in northern Iraq on Tuesday, after blasting through Kurdish defenses and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months, officials said. The elite […]

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