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ISIS Threatens Polling Stations; Four Killed in Iraq

The Islamic State militant group released on message on Sunday warning Sunnis that they would attack polling stations during upcoming national elections on May 12. Meanwhile, Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr encouraged citizens to vote in order to weed out corruption in the current government.

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Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

An Islamic State suicide bomber attacked a voter registration center in Afghanistan’s capital on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, officials said.

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Dozens of bodies found in former IS stronghold in Syria

Dozens of bodies, including those of jihadists and civilians, have reportedly been found in a mass grave in a former stronghold of the so-called Islamic State group in Raqa in Syria.

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Judge blocks transfer of U.S. citizen with ties to Islamic State group

A federal judge on Thursday blocked the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with Islamic State militants to Saudi Arabia, meaning he will stay for now in a U.S. military detention facility in Iraq.

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ISIS militants stone a man to death in Nangarhar province

Militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have stoned a man to death in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

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۳ ISIS militants killed, 1 wounded in US drone strike in Afghanistan

At least three militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

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IS group claims deadly church attack in Russia’s Dagestan

Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the assault.

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Donor conference pledges $30bn to help Iraq rebuild after Isis

A global donor conference has pledged almost $30bn (£۲۱bn) to help Iraq rebuild after the ravages of Islamic State, about a third of what the country estimates it will need long term.

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Iraqi Official Says Islamic State Leader Baghdadi Still Alive But In Ill Health

An Iraqi official said Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains alive and is being treated at a hospital in Syria after being wounded in battle.

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At US outpost in Syria, US general backs Kurdish fighters

The top U.S. general in the coalition fighting the Islamic State group has pledged American troops would remain in the northern Syrian Kurdish town of Manbij despite Ankara’s demands for a U.S. pullout

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Anti-IS coalition says soldier dies in non-combat incident

The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group says a service member has died in a “non-combat-related incident.”

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Militants attack Afghan army post near military academy in capital

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack near the Marshal Fahim military academy in the western outskirts of the capital, Kabul, according to the militant group’s Amaq news agency. [L8N1PO0B3]

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Islamic state claims responsibility for attack in Kabul- Amaq

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies in the capital, Kabul, on Monday, according to the militant group’s Amaq news agency.

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US State Department designates Indian-origin UK citizen Siddhartha Dhar as a global terrorist

The US State Department on Tuesday designated Indian-born British citizen Siddhartha Dhar as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist. The department said that Dhar, who was once a member of the defunct extremist organisation Al-Muhajiroun, left the United Kingdom in 2014 and travelled to Syria with his wife and children to join the Islamic State.

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Old ISIS Explosives Wound Children; 17 Killed in Iraq

The United Nations reported on Friday that children make up half of Iraq’s 2.6 million people displaced by the war on the Islamic State militants.

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