Tag: ISIL

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staffOctober 5, 2017

Moscow denies ISIL captives are Russian soldiers

Russia has said media reports claiming two Russian soldiers were captured by ISIL in Syria “are hardly official information”. Dmitry Peskov, press ...

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staffAugust 17, 2017

Hamas guard killed in suicide bombing in southern Gaza

A Hamas security man and a member of a rival group were killed on Thursday in a confrontation in the ...

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staffJuly 23, 2017

ISIL women recruits detained in Mosul

Sixteen women, including a 16-year-old German girl who ran away from home, have been arrested in Mosul as Iraqi forces ...

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staffJune 10, 2017

Syrian soldiers push through ISIL, ‘reach Iraqi border’

Syrian troops and allied forces fighting ISIL have reportedly reached the Iraqi border for the first time since 2015, advancing ...

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staffJune 6, 2017

UN: ISIL kills 163 people in Mosul in one day

Fighters from the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIS) group have killed more than 160 ...

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staffMay 31, 2017

Russia fires cruise missiles at ISIL targets in Syria

Two Russian warships fired several cruise missiles at Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) ...

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staffMay 18, 2017

Jordanian spies provided ISIL bomb intel: officials

Intelligence on an ISIL airliner bomb plot given by US President Donald Trump to Russian officials originated in part with ...

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staffMay 5, 2017

Mosul: Iraqi army denies air raid targeted civilians

The Iraqi military has admitted bombing a disused school in western Mosul, but denied targeting civilians – saying the building ...

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staffApril 24, 2017

Off-duty Iraqi soldiers killed in Anbar province

Fighters have killed at least 10 off-duty Iraqi soldiers and injured another 20 in an ambush in a part of ...

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staffApril 20, 2017

Egypt says air raids kill 19 ISIL fighters in Sinai

Air raids in northern Sinai have killed 19 members of Egypt’s ISIL affiliate, including three of its leaders, according to ...