July 1, 2015 9:45 pm
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The assault came a day after Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pledged to step up the battle against Islamic militants and two days after the chief prosecutor was assassinated in the capital, Cairo.

July 1, 2015 1:49 pm
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Russia and US agree on the need to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, and also found opportunity to talk on the Middle East crisis.

July 1, 2015 10:58 am
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The Nigerian army said that Babuji Ya'ari was actively involved in the mass abduction of schoolgirls in Chibok and his arrest led to arrest of some female members of Boko Haram.

June 30, 2015 8:22 pm
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Negotiators struggle to meet Tuesday's deadline as disagreements on level of surveillance that can be done on Iran's nuclear program remain.

June 30, 2015 5:52 pm
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In a sign of mourning, Egyptian authorities cancelled all official celebrations on June 30, the anniversary of the mass protests that led to Morsi's ouster by the army.

June 30, 2015 8:17 pm
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The attacker detonated a lorry loaded with explosives at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province.

July 1, 2015 7:45 am
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In both cases, the women were executed with their husbands, with each pair accused of "witchcraft and sorcery".

June 30, 2015 12:46 pm
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Affiliations to extremist groups, lack of required mindset and other flaws continue to plague the US plan to train and arm thousands of Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.

June 30, 2015 12:41 pm
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Turkey mulls military intervention to push back IS and block Kurdish attempt to create a state along Turkish border risking conflict with Kurdish separatists.

June 30, 2015 1:02 pm
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Khader Adnan, a senior activist of the Islamic Jihad, will be ending his 55-day hunger strike protesting detention of Palestinians by Israel, without trial or charges.

June 30, 2015 10:07 am
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The car bomb attack was claimed by "Popular Resistance of Giza", a militant group, but Egyptian authorities blamed the Muslim Brotherhood, a claim the group denies.

June 29, 2015 4:49 pm
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Egypt's prosecutor general survived the attack but was wounded along with his two guards and a civilian. There were no immediate claims of responsibility.

June 29, 2015 4:46 pm
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Even as police question the father and three roommates of the attacker, Tunisia's Interior Ministry searches for those who provided Rezgui with arms used in Sousse attack.

June 29, 2015 7:10 pm
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The blasts come weeks after a double suicide bombing in the capital that killed at least 38 people and wounded more than 100 others.

June 29, 2015 2:45 pm
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Witnesses reported police crackdown and gunfire in areas belied to host anti-government protesters on Saturday.

June 29, 2015 11:02 am
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The talks made little headway as US and Iran disagree on the level of monitoring that can be done on Iran's nuclear programme.

June 29, 2015 9:27 am
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The statement consisted largely of Koranic verses and was released on social media channels used by Islamic State.

June 28, 2015 5:03 pm
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The Friday attack on tourists at a beach is expected to hit Tunisia's tourism sector which accounts for 15 percent of the country's GDP.

June 28, 2015 10:04 pm
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"The Embassy regrets to inform about the death of two Indian nationals in the bomb blast at Imam Sadiq Mosque in Kuwait on June 26," the Indian mission said in a statement.

June 28, 2015 8:16 pm
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Kuwaiti authorities identified the suicide bomber as a Saudi citizen named Fahad Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Gabbaa.

June 28, 2015 2:59 pm
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Islamic State fighters killed more than 200 civilians before being driven out of Kobani by Kurdish forces, activists said on Saturday.

June 28, 2015 12:52 pm
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Mali army said its military base near Mauritinia border was attacked by Islamic extremists. Three soldiers and nine attackers were killed in the gunfight.

June 28, 2015 11:47 am
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Talks make little progress as nations seek to meet Tuesday's deadline to finalize details of historic accord to curtail Iran's nuclear programme.

June 28, 2015 12:00 pm
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As tourists flee from Tunisia after Friday's attack, PM Essid announced new security measures including setting up armed guards at tourist spots and cracking down on extremist preachers.

June 28, 2015 11:35 am
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A Kuwaiti citizen and a 'bidoon' man were among those arrested on suspicion of being behind Friday's suicide attack in Kuwait City.

June 27, 2015 9:53 am
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Four more Al Jazeera journalists have been killed in Syria since uprising began

June 27, 2015 2:07 pm
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The shootings in the Tunisian resort of Sousse happened at about the same time as a bombing at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait and an attack on a U.S.-owned factory in France that included a beheading.

June 27, 2015 1:53 pm
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Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid said that the British nationals were the most killed in the resort massacre claimed by the Islamic State.

June 26, 2015 7:24 pm
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A separate Islamic State assault on government-held areas of the northeastern city of Hasaka was reported to have forced 60,000 people to flee their homes, the United Nations said.

June 26, 2015 7:31 pm
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The gunmen opened fire on the beach in the resort town of Sousse between the Soviva and Imperial Marhaba hotels before security forces responded, killing one of the attackers, Interior Ministry spokesman Mohammed Ali Aroui said.

June 26, 2015 5:56 pm
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The blast hit Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque in Kuwait City, the sources told AFP, without being able to provide an immediate toll.

June 26, 2015 11:10 am
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Foreign ministers from the four other nations at the negotiating table — Russia, China, Britain and Germany — are also expected to join in as they try to bridge differences with Iran,

June 25, 2015 4:55 pm
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"Islamic State forces shot dead at least 23 people in the Kurdish village of Barkh Butan, including women and children and residents who had taken up arms to fight," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

June 25, 2015 3:01 pm
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IS captured several government-held areas of Hassakeh on Thursday. According to Syrian state TV, IS captured and killed several people and suffered many casualties.

June 25, 2015 3:44 pm
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The New York based Committee to Protect Journalists said on Thursday that el-Sissi's reign saw the highest number of journalists behind bars since 1990 for various charges on pretext of national security.

June 24, 2015 7:53 pm
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The bomber struck "a gathering of notables and figures, most of them from the Al-Nida tribe," the officer said.