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Sri Lanka blasts: Doubts remain over Islamic State's involvement, but it's clear a dangerous force helped recruit youth, execute plan
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Sri Lanka blasts: Doubts remain over Islamic State's involvement, but it's clear a dangerous force helped recruit youth, execute plan

Based on what has emerged so far on Sri Lanka blasts, it's clear that there is a very dangerous force at work, which may call itself the Islamic State or may be something that uses the name for its own quasi political purposes

Islamic State claims responsibility for drive-by shooting in Yemen's Aden killing two security personnel
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Islamic State claims responsibility for drive-by shooting in Yemen's Aden killing two security personnel

In a statement by its official news agency Amaq, the Islamic State said that its fighters assassinated "two apostate soldiers in Aden's neighbourhood of Mansourah", Xinhua reported.

Donald Trump says he has 'no idea' if Las Vegas shooter linked to Islamic State
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Donald Trump says he has 'no idea' if Las Vegas shooter linked to Islamic State

US president Donald Trump said he did not know whether Stephen Paddock, the gunman behind the deadliest gun attack in modern US history, was linked to the Islamic State group.

Eiffel Tower goes dark in tribute to victims of attacks in Las Vegas, Marseille
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in tribute to victims of attacks in Las Vegas, Marseille

The Eiffel Tower went dark on Monday night in tribute to the victims of the attacks in Las Vegas and Marseille.

Iraqi forces launch fresh offensive on Islamic State, gain ground in Mosul's Old City
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Iraqi forces launch fresh offensive on Islamic State, gain ground in Mosul's Old City

Special forces have recaptured more of Mosul's historic heart as they press the final stages of an assault to drive the Islamic State group from the Old City

Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held Marawi city
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Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held Marawi city

Embattled Philippine troops struggling to drive Islamist militants from a southern city raised the national flag for Independence Day on Monday, in a tearful ceremony dedicated to the scores killed during the conflict.

Islamic State claims killing Chinese hostages after Pakistan Army conducts operation in Balochistan
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Islamic State claims killing Chinese hostages after Pakistan Army conducts operation in Balochistan

The IS claim came a day after the Pakistan Army said that it had carried out an operation against IS in Balochistan, killing at least 12 militants

Islamic state claim 29 lives in central Iraq as major counter-terrorism operation happened in Mosul
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Islamic state claim 29 lives in central Iraq as major counter-terrorism operation happened in Mosul

At least 29 people were killed and dozens wounded in two suicide attacks by Islamic State in Karbala and Babylon regions of Iraq

Islamic State allegedly kills two Chinese nationals in Pakistan
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Islamic State allegedly kills two Chinese nationals in Pakistan

Islamic State has claimed it killed two Chinese nationals who were abducted from Pakistan's Balochistan region in May, the media reported

Dozens dead after gunman torches Philippine casino; Islamic State claims responsibility
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Dozens dead after gunman torches Philippine casino; Islamic State claims responsibility

A masked gunman set fire to a gaming room at a casino in the Philippine capital on Friday, igniting a toxic blaze claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group that killed 37 people

Islamic State media outlet 'Amaq' founder killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria
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Islamic State media outlet 'Amaq' founder killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria

An airstrike by the US-led coalition has killed the founder of the Islamic State propaganda media outlet Amaq in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor, his brother said in a Facebook post

Jakarta suicide bombings: IS claims responsibility for attack which killed three policemen
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Jakarta suicide bombings: IS claims responsibility for attack which killed three policemen

Analysts described the claim as credible and said they believed Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), a local network of IS-linked militants, carried out the bombing.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Quetta attack, releases pictures of terrorists
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Islamic State claims responsibility for Quetta attack, releases pictures of terrorists

Militant group Islamic State said on Tuesday that fighters loyal to its movement attacked a police training college in Quetta in southwest Pakistan in a raid that officials said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100

Dhaka attack: Is Bangladesh paying the price for Al-Qaeda-IS turf war?
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Dhaka attack: Is Bangladesh paying the price for Al-Qaeda-IS turf war?

According to terror research firm SITE Intelligence Group, Dhaka has become victim to a competition between Ansar al-Islam, the Bangladesh division of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and ISIS.