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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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IS says its fighters behind police clashes in Sri Lanka

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police, the militant group said in a statement.

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Philippines: 1 hostage escapes, another drowns and 3rd shot

Philippine officials say an Indonesian hostage has swum his way to freedom but another drowned while a Malaysian captive was shot in the back while escaping their militant captors.

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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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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 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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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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U.S. orders probe into Obama government’s handling of Hezbollah drug initiative

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered an investigation into allegations that the Obama administration undermined efforts to target drug trafficking by the militant Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah, which is backed by Iran.

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Signs of an increased US involvement in the Syrian conflict

During more than the past six years, the Syrian Crisis has actually become a conflict not only between the government and the militant groups, but also between different regional and trans-regional actors. With the recent filed developments, now it seems that the US is increasing its involvement in the conflict.

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UN: Gaza Will be Unlivable by 2020

The United Nations warned on Tuesday the Gaza Strip may become “unlivable” after more than ten years of rule by the militant Hamas group and years of a stifling Israeli siege.

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Palestinian militant groups deny Islamic State claim of Jerusalem attack

Palestinian militant factions denied on Saturday a claim by Islamic State that three Palestinian men who carried out a fatal shooting and stabbing attack in Jerusalem were members of the militant group.

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Palestinian militant groups deny Islamic State claim of Jerusalem attack

Palestinian militant factions denied on Saturday a claim by Islamic State that three Palestinian men who carried out a fatal shooting and stabbing attack in Jerusalem were members of the militant group.

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Turkish military says kills 13 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkey’s military killed 13 members of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq on Sunday, the military said in a statement.

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۱۳ Kurdish militants killed in Iraq

Turkey’s military has killed 13 members of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq.

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Senior Taliban commander killed in northern Afghanistan air strike

After having been declared dead several times in the past, a senior Taliban commander has been killed in an air strike in northern Afghanistan, officials of the militant group confirmed on Monday.

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