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In Syria's Baghouz, last village under Islamic State control, militants remain organised and brutal to the bitter end
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In Syria's Baghouz, last village under Islamic State control, militants remain organised and brutal to the bitter end

Islamic State militants are now fighting their final battle, holed up in tunnels and caves inside Baghouz, the last village they control, in Syria

Islamic State faction in Somalia thriving, receiving funding from Iraq and Syria, says UN report
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Islamic State faction in Somalia thriving, receiving funding from Iraq and Syria, says UN report

Islamic State faction in Somalia has grown significantly over the past year, carrying out attacks in Puntland and receiving some funding from Syria and Iraq

UK crippled Islamic State network in Iraq, Syria with 1,600 airstrikes in past three years
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UK crippled Islamic State network in Iraq, Syria with 1,600 airstrikes in past three years

United Kingdom has claimed that it has succeeded in crippling the Islamic State (IS) terrorist network with over 1,600 air strikes in Iraq and Syria in the past three years.

LeT militant Abu Ismail who ‘attacked’ Amarnath pilgrims was also behind DPS attack
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LeT militant Abu Ismail who ‘attacked’ Amarnath pilgrims was also behind DPS attack

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant, Abu Ismail, who the police suspect carried out the attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims earlier this week has been found to be involved in a number of attacks including a recent one close to the Indian Army Headquarter in Srinagar

Bahmnoo encounter: Police kills two militants; 10 more Hizbul Mujahideen militants join Zakir Musa group
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Bahmnoo encounter: Police kills two militants; 10 more Hizbul Mujahideen militants join Zakir Musa group

Ten more militants have broken away from the militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen and joined hands with its former commander Zakir Musa, police officials said

Islamic State and the 'holy month of jihad': Why does terror group unleash different kind of horror during Ramadan
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Islamic State and the 'holy month of jihad': Why does terror group unleash different kind of horror during Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is derived from Ramadhaa which means 'heat of the sun'. The month was named thus because it ‘burns the sins of the believers.’

Kashmir unrest: Hurriyat fears religion may overrun struggle as militants seek Islamic caliphate
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Kashmir unrest: Hurriyat fears religion may overrun struggle as militants seek Islamic caliphate

There has been an age-old debate in Kashmir, since the inception of militancy, on whether religion should play a dominating role in asking for political rights from the Indian State.

Gilgit-Baltistan move and Hizbul chief's video reveal Pakistan's true Islamo-fascist agenda in Kashmir
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Gilgit-Baltistan move and Hizbul chief's video reveal Pakistan's true Islamo-fascist agenda in Kashmir

Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and Islamabad's move to formally annex it will be in blatant violation of every agreement, resolution and declaration.

Nice attack shows terrorism in all its glorified and brutal simplicity
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Nice attack shows terrorism in all its glorified and brutal simplicity

The Nice attacks shows once again how the Islamic State and other global jihad groups have come to rely less on elaborate terror strikes.

Suicide bomber hits funeral in Iraq, 10 dead
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Suicide bomber hits funeral in Iraq, 10 dead

The Sahwa were formed at the height of Iraq's sectarian fighting in 2006 and 2007, and allied with US troops against al Qaeda in Iraq, a precursor to the Islamic State extremist group.

UK on high alert after reports of Islamic State planning attack on Queen guards
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UK on high alert after reports of Islamic State planning attack on Queen guards

Home Secretary Theresa May raised the threat from “substantial” to “severe” — the second-highest level — in August because of the danger posed by Islamic State and al Qaeda fanatics.

Islamic State downs warplane over Syria, claims to capture pilot
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Islamic State downs warplane over Syria, claims to capture pilot

The Islamic State branch in Raqa published photographs on jihadist websites purporting to show its fighters holding the captured pilot.

Satellite images show damage to Syria's cultural heritage sites
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Satellite images show damage to Syria's cultural heritage sites

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Aleppo, Damascus, Palmyra and the Crac des Chevaliers have all sustained major damage, according to UNITAR.

Iraq: Kurdish, Yazidis fighters battle Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar
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Iraq: Kurdish, Yazidis fighters battle Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar

It would also give a huge strategic victory to both the Iraqi Kurds and the central government in Baghdad, as the Kurdish fighters could then cut the highway from Syria to Mosul, a vital supply line for Islamic State.

Islamic State executes 100 foreign fighters who tried to flee: report
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Islamic State executes 100 foreign fighters who tried to flee: report

An activist opposed to Islamic State and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said he had "verified 100 executions" of foreign Islamic State fighters trying to leave the jihadi group's de facto capital.

Iraq: On Mount Sinjar, Yazidis cheer on Kurds for breaking Islamic State siege
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Iraq: On Mount Sinjar, Yazidis cheer on Kurds for breaking Islamic State siege

It was the plight of those trapped on the mountain, together with Islamic State's advance towards the Kurdish capital Arbil, that prompted US President Barack Obama to order air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq in August.

Blow to Islamic State as Iraqi Kurds claim to break Mount Sinjar siege
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Blow to Islamic State as Iraqi Kurds claim to break Mount Sinjar siege

The peshmerga said they recaptured eight villages on the way and killed about 80 Islamic State fighters in the initial phase of the offensive launched from Rabia on the Syria border and Zumar on the shores of Mosul dam lake.

IS executed close to 1500 people in Syria since last June, says Human Rights body
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IS executed close to 1500 people in Syria since last June, says Human Rights body

The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has executed at least 1,434 people in Syria since it proclaimed an Islamic Caliphate over the territory it controls in Syria and Iraq last June, said Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) director Rami Abdurrahman.

Iraq: Spate of car bombings continue, 14 killed in latest attack
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Iraq: Spate of car bombings continue, 14 killed in latest attack

In the first attack, a car detonated on a commercial street in the Meshtal neighborhood in eastern Baghdad, killing at least eight people and wounding 15, police officials said.

Beiji refinery liberated as Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of town
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Beiji refinery liberated as Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of town

Since August, the Iraqi military is being aided by airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition targeting Islamic State positions in Iraq and in neighboring Syria.