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Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country's south under martial rule for 60 days and cut short a visit to Moscow on Tuesday after Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group laid siege to a southern city. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told a news conference in Moscow that martial rule took effect Tuesday evening in the southern region of Mindanao "on the grounds of existence of rebellion." Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said troops raided the hideout of a top terrorist suspect in southern Marawi city on Tuesday, sparking a gunbattle that prompted the militants to call for reinforcements from an allied group, the Maute. He said...

In Jordanian city hit by ISIS, old lessons on Christian-Muslim coexistence

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When Islamic State jihadists seized the Crusader castle in the heart of this southern Jordanian city in December, Maher Habashneh had just one thing in mind. Braving stray bullets from a firefight playing out in the city center between ISIS and an alliance of security forces and city residents, Mr. Habashneh rushed to the home of Waddah Amarien, where he stood guard until his childhood friend returned from Amman early the next morning. Habashneh, an unemployed university graduate, is Muslim, Mr. Amarien is Christian.

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Top official says US hasn't verified IS claim on Manchester

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The United States' top intelligence official says the U.S. government has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the attack in Manchester, England, but called the deadly incident a stark reminder of how serious the terror threat remains.

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Manchester attack: three questions to consider

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In what has become an all-too-familiar occurrence, an apparent terrorist attack has once again struck the European public, this time at a concert by American singer Ariana Grande in Manchester, England, attended by thousands of pre-teen and teenaged girls. At the time of writing, the death toll was at 22, with more than 50 injured in what has been described as a suicide bombing just at the foyer of the Manchester Arena. Media reports and recent patterns suggest that the perpetrator is likely another radicalized, lone-wolf attacker, perhaps inspired by the so-called Islamic State, which has already claimed responsibility.

[UPDATE]: Manchester Bombing: CBS News Identifies Suspect, ISIS Claims Responsibility

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The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena Monday that left 22 people dead – many of them teenagers – and injured 59, The Associated Press reported. Screams filled the arena after the explosion and audience members tumbled over guardrails and each other to escape. In a report that has not been confirmed by British authorities, CBS News identified the attacker – who died in the explosion – as 23-year-old Salman Abedi. British Prime Minister Theresa May called the incident “a callous terrorist attack,” adding ““We struggle to comprehend the warped and twisted mind that sees a room packed with young children not as a...

Stephen King calls Islamic State 'rogue cult' on Twitter

Added: 23.05.2017 16:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

Horror author Stephen King says Islamic State is a "rogue cult" and that the group's bombings will eventually lead to its undoing.

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Attorney: plea agreement near in Jewish center bomb plot

Added: 23.05.2017 16:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

A defense attorney says a plea agreement is near for a man accused of plotting to bomb a South Florida synagogue and Jewish school in support of the Islamic State extremist group.

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DNI: US Hasn't Verified ISIS Link to Manchester Attack

Added: 23.05.2017 15:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States has not confirmed an Islamic State link to a suicide bombing that killed at least 22 people at a concert hall in the British city of Manchester, despite the militant group's claim of responsibility, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday.

From: www.Newsmax.com

Islamic State claims responsibility for Manchester arena attack

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Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday's deadly attack at the Manchester Arena

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ISIS Claims Manchester Concert Bombing

Added: 23.05.2017 12:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for bombing a pop concert in the British city of Manchester and killing 22 people, including children.

From: www.Newsmax.com

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