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Judge: man competent for Jewish center bomb plot trial

Added: 23.03.2017 14:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

A South Florida man has been ruled mentally competent to stand trial on charges of plotting to bomb a synagogue and Jewish school in support of the Islamic State terrorist group.


AP Interview: US pilot describes challenges of bombing IS

Added: 23.03.2017 14:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

The crowded skies over Islamic State-held territory have complicated U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists, though military planners are working to keep fliers safe, an American pilot involved in the bombing campaign has told The Associated Press.


Report: Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Westminster Attack Wednesday

Added: 23.03.2017 13:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

A statement released by Islamic militants early Thursday said ISIS claimed responsibility for the Westminster attack that left numerous people dead and injured Wednesday in the heart of London, The Independent reported. A statement published by the group's Amaq propaganda agency said a "soldier of the Islamic State" had carried out the atrocity by the Houses of Parliament. The statement said the as yet unidentified by police man was following a call made by ISIS to launch attacks on civilians and security forces in countries allied to the US-led coalition bombing its territories in Syria and Iraq, the report said. The wording of the statement mentioned no direct involvement in the attack,...

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ISIS: London Attacker a 'an Islamic State Soldier'

Added: 23.03.2017 12:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

ISIS claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack outside Britain's Parliament that left four people dead, the group's Amaq news agency said on Thursday.


US combat airlift marks deepening involvement in Syria

Added: 23.03.2017 7:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

The United States is deepening its involvement in the war against the Islamic State group after an unprecedented American airlift of Arab and Kurdish fighters to the front lines in northern Syria, supported by the first use of U.S. attack helicopters and artillery in the country.


After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital

Added: 22.03.2017 21:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

The colonel is a quintessential Iraqi military man: shaved head, bushy black mustache, and very proud of how the Iraqi Army has rebuilt and “proved it is professional” in the fight to oust the Islamic State from Mosul. Like many in Iraq, the colonel is wary that the challenges of reconciliation and winning the peace in Mosul and across the complex ethnic mosaic of Nineveh Province will be harder than winning the war. Recommended: How much do you know about the Islamic State?

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Tillerson pledges safe areas for refugees, more pressure on Islamic State

Added: 22.03.2017 18:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States would set up "interim zones of stability" to help refugees return home in the next phase of the fight against Islamic State and al Qaeda.


Tillerson Calls on Allies to Do More in Fight Against ISIS

Added: 22.03.2017 17:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

Mr. Tillerson noted that about 75 percent of the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq had been undertaken by the United States.


Mattis says he welcomes approval from Congress for IS fight

Added: 22.03.2017 15:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Congress should approve a formal authorization for U.S. military forces to fight the Islamic State in Syria.


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