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Trump cancels secret Camp David meeting with Taliban leaders

President Donald Trump said Saturday that Taliban leaders were to travel to the US for secret peace talks this weekend but that the meeting has been cancelled and he’s called off peace talks with the militant group entirely.

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The Taliban Has Defended a Kabul Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 16 People

The Taliban on Tuesday defended their suicide bombing against an international compound in the Afghan capital that killed at least 16 people and wounded 119, almost all local civilians, just hours after a U.S. envoy said he and the militant group had reached a deal “in principle” to end America’s longest war.

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Analysis: Sri Lanka attacks may indicate ISIS is moving east, say experts

The April 21 suicide attacks in Sri Lanka, which were claimed by the Islamic State, may indicate that the militant group is moving east in search of fertile recruiting ground, according to some observers. In the words of The New York Times’ Rukmini Callimachi and Eric Schmitt, the attacks “reminded the world in dramatic fashion that [the Islamic State] does not need to control territory to be a major threat”.

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ISIS missile injures two British soldiers in Syria

A missile fired by fighters from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) wounded two British soldiers and killed an allied Kurdish fighter on Saturday, an NGO said.

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‘Islamic State’ supporter allegedly planned to attack Ohio synagogue

US federal authorities have charged a 21-year-old man with attempting to provide material support to the “Islamic State” (IS) militant group by allegedly planning an attack on a synagogue in Ohio.

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Iraqi army says 25 Daesh militants killed in Kirkuk, north

The Iraqi army announced on Sunday that 25 members of the Daesh militant group also known as Daesh had been killed and a number of the group’s sites and equipment were destroyed in Kirkuk, 300 km north of the capital, Baghdad.

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Pompeo stops in Afghanistan to seize on momentum for Taliban peace talks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday, hoping to give new momentum to peace talks with the Taliban in the wake of a brief truce last month, just as reports swirled that the militant group was ramping up violence against American and Afghan forces.

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ISIS executes 2,900 civilians in Syria during ‘caliphate’: SOHR report

ISIS has killed a total of 2,900 civilians since the militant group announced its “caliphate” in Syria, a report by Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on Tuesday.

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Islamic State executes 2,900 civilians in Syria during ‘caliphate’: SOHR report

he Islamic State (IS) has killed a total of 2,900 civilians since the militant group announced its “caliphate” in Syria, a report by Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on Tuesday.

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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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Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

Israel says it has targeted a number of sites belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes.

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Mass graves of IS victims found in Iraq

Mass graves containing “hundreds” of suspected victims of the Islamic State militant group have been found at a former military base in northern Iraq, an Iraqi news website is reporting.

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Iraq launches military operation to recapture western border region

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced early on Thursday an offensive to recapture the western border region of al-Qaim and Rawa, close to the Syrian border, from the Islamic State militant group.

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‘Hizballah controls Lebanese army,’ says Israeli defence minister

Israel’s right-wing defence minister has claimed the Hizballah militant group controls Lebanon’s army.

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Egypt’s Hasm militants claim attack targeting Myanmar embassy

Egyptian militant group Hasm claimed responsibility on Sunday for a small explosion at Myanmar’s embassy in Cairo, saying it was in retaliation for that country’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

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Girl strapped with bomb kills 5 in Cameroon mosque

A girl with a bomb strapped to her walked into a mosque in northern Cameroon where it exploded, killing five worshippers in an attack bearing the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, authorities said.

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