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World - Region
1/4/2022 11:25:11 AM
Two armed drones targeting an air base in western Iraq were shot down on Tuesday, an official of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said.

World - Africa
1/2/2022 11:01:40 PM
A major coalition of Malian political parties on Sunday rejected the military-dominated government's plan for a transition lasting up to five years before the country returns to democratic rule.

World - Africa
12/25/2021 10:08:35 PM
A bomb exploded at a restaurant Saturday as patrons gathered on Christmas Day, killing at least seven people in an eastern Congolese town where Islamic extremists are known to be active.

World - Region
12/19/2021 4:22:51 PM
Six people, including four women, were killed in Syria's Al-Hol camp for displaced persons by the Islamic State group in December, a Britain-based war monitor group said Sunday.

World - Region
12/18/2021 11:44:37 AM
Moroccan security forces with US support have foiled a suspected bomb plot by the so-called Islamic State group and arrested an alleged supporter of the outlawed organisation, counter-terror police said Friday.

World - Region
12/16/2021 11:29:56 PM
A drone that threatened a base with US and partner forces in southern Syria was shot down by a British fighter jet with the Western anti-Islamic State coalition, the Pentagon said Thursday.

World - Region
12/9/2021 1:28:33 PM
Iraq and the U.S.-led coalition concluded a final round of technical talks to formally transition from a combat mission tasked to root out the Islamic State to an advisory mission to assist Iraqi forces, Iraqi security officials announced on Thursday.

World - Region
12/8/2021 5:21:48 PM
Iraqi authorities Wednesday repatriated 100 Iraqi fighters from the Islamic State jihadist group who were being held by Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, a senior Iraqi security official said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/7/2021 7:39:00 PM
Egypt has "categorically" condemned a terrorist bombing that occurred in the southern Iraqi city of Basra earlier on Tuesday, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

World - Region
11/30/2021 3:42:46 PM
A Frankfurt court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to an Iraqi man who joined the Islamic State group for genocide against the Yazidi minority, in the first verdict worldwide to use the label.

World - Region
11/28/2021 11:32:10 AM
Five Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters were killed and four wounded in a roadside bombing blamed on the Islamic State group, regional authorities said on Sunday.

World - Africa
11/27/2021 1:38:11 PM
Police in Burkina Faso fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters at an unsanctioned anti-government rally in the capital on Saturday, an AFP journalist reported.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/26/2021 2:00:00 PM
A compromise solution must be found to end the dangerous escalation on the Ukraine-Russia border, writes Hany Ghoraba.

World - Africa
11/25/2021 3:56:59 PM
Three soldiers and 11 suspected jihadists were killed when an army unit came under fire in northern Burkina Faso, the military said on Thursday.

World - International
11/24/2021 2:49:59 PM
Next week's talks between the United States and the Taliban in Doha -- the second such meeting since the Islamists seized power -- will open a "new chapter" in political ties, the group said Wednesday.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 8:49:57 PM
Six people including three suicide bombers were killed and 33 others injured in twin bomb blasts in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Tuesday, police said.

World - International
11/15/2021 11:10:43 AM
The Taliban have launched a crackdown on suspected Islamic State hideouts in southern Afghanistan, officials said Monday, following an increase in bloody attacks by the group in recent weeks.

World - Africa
11/13/2021 8:46:10 PM
An Islamic State-linked extremist group blamed for killing thousands in Nigeria and neighboring West African countries has killed four members of the Nigerian army, including a general, the army said Saturday.

World - International
11/3/2021 10:00:17 PM
A US drone strike in Kabul in August that killed 10 Afghan civilians was a tragic mistake but did not violate any laws, a Pentagon inspector general said Wednesday after an investigation.

World - International
11/3/2021 9:54:17 AM
A Taliban military commander was killed when his men responded to an Islamic State suicide bomb and gun attack on a hospital in the Afghan capital, officials said Wednesday.

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