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Syrian Forces Try To Halt Rebel Offensive On Aleppo 3.7.2015 NPR News
An alliance of forces led by the al-Qaida affiliated al-Nusra Front is battling the Syrian government for control of the key northern city.
From Syria to Bosnia: Isis and its affiliates around the world 3.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Islamic State’s rampage through Iraq was soon followed by jihadi groups aligning themselves with and pledging allegiance to the militant group

Islamic State’s incursions in Iraq and Syria have left large areas of both countries under the militant group’s control. The extremists’ beheadings of western hostages sparked outrage across the world. But since its military successes, other jihadi groups have flocked to affiliate themselves with the radical movement.


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Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill several in Nigeria 3.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Attacks take place near crowded areas on highway between Bama and Konduga in Borno State

Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 10 people, bringing the number of people murdered by the Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria this week to more than 160.

Borno State police said that on Thursday a female suicide bomber killed seven people and injured 13 at a village called Malari on the main road from Bama to Konduga, while a second woman killed three in blast along the same road.

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US drone attack kills senior jihadi leader in Libya 3.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Tripoli/Tunis, July 3 : A US drone strike in Libya has killed senior jihadi leader Abu Iyadh, who was believed to have masterminded a series of terrorist plots inside and outside the North African country, including an attack on the US embassy in Tunisia, Libyan media confirmed on Friday.
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Syrian army bombards rebels trying to seize Aleppo 3.7.2015 Hindu: News
Syrian government forces mounted heavy air strikes against rebel positions in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Friday, the day after a major Islamist-led offensive on areas of the city con...
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The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history 3.7.2015 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The devil is not in the details. It’s in the entire conception of the Iran deal, animated by President Obama’s fantastical belief that he, uniquely, could achieve detente with a fanatical Islamist regime whose foundational purpose is to cleanse the Middle East of the poisonous corruption of American power and influence.Read full article ...
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Boko Haram slaughters 150 in Nigeria 3.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
London, July 3 : At least 150 people have been killed in an attack believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state.
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12 Qaeda militants held in Bangladesh, weapons found 3.7.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
DHAKA : Bangladesh security forces have arrested 12 suspected militants, including the chief of the al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), which claimed responsibility for two killings this year of bloggers critical of religious extremism. The 12 were arrested in overnight raids in different parts of Dhaka, said Maksudul Alam, a deputy director of the anti-terrorism Rapid Action ...
Egypt launches air strikes on group linked to Isis 2.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Army sources say 23 fighters were killed in the Sinai peninsula a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years

Egypt launched air strikes on Islamist militant targets in the Sinai peninsula on Thursday, killing 23 fighters a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years, security sources said.

Related: Attacks on Egyptian checkpoints signal escalation in Isis capabilities

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China's support to Pak terrorists will cost it dearly 2.7.2015 Rediff: Intl News
'By extending its support to the LeT, China is not helping the cause of containment and eventual destruction of radicalism and terror.'
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Egypt: 17 soldiers, 100 militants killed in battle waged by IS 2.7.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The Egyptian Army has been on a battleground for one day since a militant group affiliated to Islamic State launched simultaneous assualts on military checkpoints in North Sinai killing 17 soldiers The army also said on Wednesday that more than 100 IS fighters have been been killed in the deadliest fighting in years in the restive ...
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Militants Stage Series Of Deadly Attacks In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula 2.7.2015 NPR News
The early morning attacks on checkpoints were later claimed by the Sinai affiliate of the self-described Islamic State.
IS attacks rock Egypt 1.7.2015 Hindu: Home
Islamic State insurgents attacked military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on Wednesday in a co-ordinated assault, killing 70 people.
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Egyptian forces kill nine militants in Giza 1.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Cairo, July 1 : Egyptian security forces killed nine militants on Wednesday during an exchange of fire at October Six district in Giza, state-run Al Ahram news website reported.
Dozens dead after militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints 1.7.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 50 soldiers, security and military officials ...
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Syrian group executes 13 IS terrorists 1.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
London, July 1 : A militant group battling the Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Syria captured and slaughtered dozens of IS members on camera, a media report said on Wednesday.
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2 North Africans arrested in Italy for plotting terror attacks 1.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Rome, July 1 : Italian police on Wednesday arrested two North Africans on suspicion of planning Al Qaeda-inspired terrorist attacks in Italy and the Maghreb. A third suspect is already in custody for alleged terrorism in Morocco.
Why Tunisia has been targeted 1.7.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Aidan Lewis The attack that killed 38 people in the resort city of Sousse has left Tunisia looking particularly vulnerable. It was a devastating blow to a country still struggling to recover from another attack on tourists in the heart of its capital just three months earlier. And it was claimed by Islamic State (IS), whose actions have spread fear throughout the region and beyond. “We ...
Sisi pledges tougher laws after prosecutor killing 1.7.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
CAIRO - A visibly angry Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged tougher laws against militants and suggested fast track executions at the funeral on Tuesday of the state prosecutor assassinated in a car bombing. Hisham Barakat died in hospital after a car bomb tore through his convoy in Cairo on Monday morning, the most senior official killed by Islamist insurgents who have bedevilled the ...
Toward a Rational US Strategy (Part 1) 1.7.2015
Special Report: Current U.S. foreign policy is driven by neoconservative ideologues and tough-talking “liberal interventionists” who spread chaos and death around the world while failing to serve real American interests. It’s time for a fundamental rethinking, writes former U.S. diplomat William R. Polk. By William R. Polk Judaism, Christianity and Islam have proclaimed that humankind faces…
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