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The explosion left nine dead and 15 injured including policemen
Political and security analyst Alessandro Di Maio analyses the difference between Al- Qaeda and “Islamic State” in terms of aims, funding source and use of media
Egyptians were detained together with a group of Russians and Turks
Attack is expected to “negatively impact on inbound flow to Turkey on short-to-medium term”, says report
Turkish authorities identified nationalities of 15 detainees, a group consisting of Egyptians and Russians, who were arrested in Adana, Turkey
Company estimates EGP 22m in initial losses
The militant group lost significant battles in Syria and Iraq in 2015
Germany’s foreign minister told “Bild” newspaper that both countries must focus on solving military conflicts in the region. Tensions are worsening between Tehran and Riyadh over the execution of a prominent cleric.
The Iraqi troops recaptured the Iraqi city last week, after it had been held by IS forces for the past 18 months.
The “Islamic State” has claimed responsibility for the attacks, targeting the Kurdish strongold of Qashmili in Syria’s northeast. At least 16 people were killed and around 30 more injured.
Insurgents loyal to “IS” are marking their presence in eastern Afghanistan amid increased Taliban infighting. The terror group’s attempt to win support from locals and Taliban defectors has also met brutal resistance.
One of the killed leaders, Abd El Kader Hakim, was facilitating attacks abroad, says US led collation spokesperson
The two men were thought to have been preparing an attack on Kizilay square, where people usually gather for New Year celebrations. Police have seized suicide vests in the raids.
Efforts will be directed towards liberating Mosul, which IS conquered last June
Nadia Murad gave speeches at Cairo and Ain Shams Universities, describing life under “Islamic State” to students
Victory in the Sunni-majority Ramadi will strip IS of one of its key locations along its supply line
Washington has said it carried out a string of airstrikes in Syria and Iraq over the holiday. The move comes as the US and its international allies ramp up the fight against the “Islamic State.”
An alliance of US-backed Syrian Kurdish and Arab rebels has taken a key dam on the Euphrates River from the so-called “Islamic State.” The alliance has pushed back “IS” from large swaths of territory.
Iraqi forces have continued their drive into the heart of Ramadi, the ‘Islamic State’-held city west of Baghdad. Some reports suggest they’re close to retaking the city.
Iraqi forces are on the verge of retaking western Ramadi as they battle the last jihadists holed up in the center of the city. Coalition air forces have continued to bomb ‘Islamic State’ targets.
Our troops are moving forward to the city centre, fighting is now ongoing backed by our air force, says Iraqi counterterrorism unit spokesperson
The “Islamic State” has lost 14 percent of the territory it held at the start of the year, suggesting the group may have overstretched. The Syrian Kurds have increased territory under their control by 186 percent.
Moscow insists that extremist groups cannot be included in future negotiations
Mohamed El-Shinawy claims he was attempting to defraud “Islamic State”, not support them
They will discuss ways to limit the militant group’s funding sources
Every day, people flee from the regions that “IS” has declared as its territory. The extremists have problems accepting this, as the fact of people leaving the caliphate does not fit with their worldview.