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The Copenhagen suburban Glostrup City Court says it dismissed claims by Hamza Cakan, with dual Danish and Turkish citizenship, that he’d gone to Syria to work as a cook.
While the Quran’s blanket ban on homosexuality is being debated by Islamic scholars, homosexuality is viewed as a crime throughout the Muslim world.
Islamic State was responsible for the stabbing death of a police commander in front of his home in a Paris suburb Monday night, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said.
After the worst mass murder in modern US history on Sunday left 50 dead, Trump’s speech was hastily refashioned from a broad critique of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to a dire warning of the threat from Islamist militants.
Twenty nine-year-old Omar Mateen carried out the worst mass shooting in United States history, leaving 50 people dead and 53 wounded.
Other Twitter accounts linked to Islamist militancy also carried photos of the same individual.
Outside Iraq and Syria, Sirte was the only city held by Islamic State.
At least 25 people including 18 attackers died during the assaults on a national guard base and firearms shops, and in the subsequent manhunt.
Syrian state media flashed the news that at least eight people were killed and scores wounded in twin suicide and car bomb blasts on Saturday in a Damascus suburb.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for 21 of the attacks since its first claim in September last year and Al Qaeda has claimed most of the rest.
Clashes raged on Friday around the Ouagadougou conference centre, a sprawling complex that once hosted international summits in the era of ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi which is now used as an IS command centre.
There have been several reports in the past that Baghdadi, whose real name is Ibrahim al-Samarrai, was killed or wounded after proclaiming himself caliph of all Muslims two years ago.
The Islamic State released a video this week claiming to have blown up the 2,800-year-old Nabu temple in Iraq, devoted to the Babylonian god of wisdom.
The town of Manbij, held by IS, holds strategic importance for the militant group as it serves as the route between Raqa and Turkish border