Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015
March 2, 20154:02 pm
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'Jihadi John' a relatively hardworking student who showed no signs of radicalization in school.

March 2, 20153:53 pm
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The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians from the 220 people the militants took captive recently.

March 2, 20154:00 pm
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Iraqi security forces began a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State.

March 2, 20152:11 pm
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Witnesses say a US drone strike killed two suspected al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen.

March 2, 20151:34 pm
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The Iraqi city of Mosul, which is held by Islamic State, declared off-limits to Australians under new counterterrorism laws.

March 2, 20151:44 pm
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington for a “historic” quest to stop an international nuclear deal with Iran sought by the United States. He arrived here yesterday. “We know a great deal about the emerging agreement,” a member of Netanyahu’s entourage said on condition of anonymity. “In our view, it is a bad […]

March 2, 201511:33 am
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Libya's ability to prevent the flow of weapons into the chaotic country is "almost nonexistent."

March 2, 201511:09 am
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Secretary of State John Kerry tried to calm tensions with Israel before PM Netanyahu's congressional address.

March 2, 20154:18 pm
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Emwazi may become less sinister to viewers who abhor Islamic State's claim to be killing civilians in the name of Islam.

March 1, 20157:10 pm

Sinai witnessed many attacks by militants since the January 2011 revolution that toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak.

March 1, 20156:45 pm
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The fate of those kidnapped, almost all of them Assyrian Christians, remains unclear.

March 1, 20154:05 pm

The move underlines Egypt's increasing hostility to Hamas, which the court blamed for violence in Sinai Peninsula.

March 1, 20153:40 pm

Benjamin Netanyahu said he will "do everything" to protect Israel.

March 1, 20152:33 pm
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His father also a British national, currently works in Kuwait and is expected to be summoned by authorities.

March 1, 20159:08 am

Meanwhile in Baghdad, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi vowed to track down and punish those who smashed rare relics in the northern city of Mosul.

February 28, 201511:00 pm
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The President announces new restrictions in Sierra Leone in response to rise in confirmed cases of Ebola.

February 28, 20155:30 pm

The march was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern regions, about the threat posed by Boko Haram.

February 28, 20155:06 pm

Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence from Britain in 1980, is the world's oldest leader.

February 28, 20153:23 pm

Police officials say the attack took place Saturday morning when the first bomb exploded near a busy market.

February 28, 201512:37 pm

Their aim is to steer women away from false preachers promoting radical forms of Islam.

February 28, 201512:18 pm

The victory marks a second blow to the extremist IS group in a month.

February 27, 201512:56 pm
The official provided the information on condition of anonymity according to his department's policies. (Source: Reuters photo)

The officials said the attackers surprised the soldiers with heavy gunfire while patrolling a street in Houta.

February 27, 201511:29 am

The raids struck areas around the town of Tal Tamr, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

February 27, 20154:02 pm

The video shows them using a jackhammer to deface a large Assyrian winged bull at a huge archaeological site in Mosul.

February 26, 20159:38 pm
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The video was posted on social media accounts affiliated with the Islamic State group.

February 26, 20157:42 pm

Heavy snows this week across four northeastern provinces caused deadly avalanches and flooding.

February 26, 20156:58 pm
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Boko Haram militants had killed hundreds of people in Baga in a January attack after Nigerian troops fled.

February 26, 20152:47 pm
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Three policemen were wounded when another device went off near a police station in the poor district of Alwaraq.

February 26, 20159:33 am

Apache helicopter gunships killed 18 suspected militants after they destroyed four vans in North Sinai.

February 26, 201512:11 pm
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IS militants attacked communities nestled along the Khabur River, seizing dozens of people, many of them women and children.

February 25, 201511:31 am
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"ISIL continues to exact its evil upon innocents of all faiths, and the majority of its victims have been Muslims," said US.

February 24, 20155:05 pm

18-year-old man becomes the first known South Korean to join the Islamic State group.

February 26, 20153:11 pm
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IS began abducting the Assyrians on Monday, when militants attacked a cluster of villages along the Khabur River.

February 24, 201512:17 pm

New Zealand will send a small number of troops to Iraq to train forces against the Islamic State group.

February 23, 20154:20 pm
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Carter summoned several high profile officials from the Arab nations for a closed-door meeting.

February 23, 201512:15 pm

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed have been free on bail since earlier this month awaiting trial.