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Aug 15, 2018
Two attacks in Afghanistan kill 92: Suicide blast in Kabul claims 48 lives; Taliban assault in Baghlan kills 44 policemenTaliban attack on an Afghan military outpost killed up to 44 policemen and soldiers, while a separate suicide blast in Kabul killed at least 48 people as a relentless wave of violence continued across Afghanistan
Oct 09, 2017
Islamic State militants use civilians as human shields in Iraq's Raqqa as US-backed forces advanceAs fighters from the Islamic State group retreat into Syria's Raqa, they are dragging along civilians for cover against a ferocious US-backed onslaught
Sep 25, 2017
US forces carry out air strikes against Islamic State in Libya; 17 militants killedUS forces carried out six "precision air strikes" against an Islamic State camp in Libya, killing 17 people, the US Africa Command said on Sunday.
Jun 15, 2016
Cat and mouse game goes on: Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may still be aliveOn Monday, reports emerged that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has allegedly been killed in an air raid in Syria by the US-led coalition.
Feb 09, 2016
V for Vigilante: Dump the drones, this Libyan sniper killed three IS leaders in 10 daysThe ‘Daesh hunter’ as he’s called, has killed three IS bosses in just 10 days in the coastal city of Sirte, Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown.
Mar 30, 2015
Syria: President Assad says Islamic State has expanded since US began air strikesIn an interview, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that Islamic State has been gaining recruits since the start of US-led air strikes against the militant group.
Dec 04, 2014
Islamic State cedes little ground despite US-led air strikesThey have made enemies and endured three months of US-led air strikes, but Islamic State fighters have surrendered little of their self-declared caliphate.
Aug 08, 2014
US has intelligence to single out and hit Islamic militants in Iraq: HagelThe US launched its first airstrikes into Iraq Friday as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned the US military has enough intelligence to clearly single out and hit Islamic militants if they threaten US interests or the thousands of refugees who fled to a mountaintop.
Sep 10, 2013
US weighs talk of Syria turning over chemical weapons for destructionConfronted by the threat of US air strikes, Syria swiftly welcomed the idea of turning over all of its chemical weapons for destruction on Monday, capping a remarkable chain of events that started with a suggestion from Secretary of State John Kerry, followed by a proposal from Russia and immediate endorsement by the UN secretary-general.