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Suicide blasts kill 19 in northeast Nigeria, jihadists blamed

Three suicide bombers killed 19 people at a fish market in northeast Nigeria, civilian militia leaders said on Saturday, in an attack blamed on Boko Haram jihadists. Friday’s deadly attacks came in the week that hundreds of Boko Haram suspects went on trial at civilian courts at a military base. …

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Afghan official: Taliban kill 6 children, 1 adult in south

January 26, 20184:04 pm An Afghan official says a Taliban rocket killed seven people after security forces launched an operation against the militant group in southern Ghazni province. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, said early Friday that the rocket hit a house, killing six children and a man. …

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Sisi vows to avenge blood of victims of terrorism

January 24, 20184:01 pm President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivered a speech on Wednesday morning in which he pledged to avenge the murders of members of the police force, armed forces, and all Egyptians who were killed in terrorist attacks. Sisi expressed his appreciation for the courage of those in the …

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Two militants killed, hideouts destroyed in military operations in Sinai

January 24, 201810:30 am The official spokesperson of the Armed Forces Tamer al-Refai stated on Tuesday that the Second Field Army’s law enforcement forces in North Sinai have launched several anti-terror operations. Military forces killed two highly Islamist militants and arrested another two while they were going to carry out terrorist …

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At least six dead in 12-hour siege at luxury Kabul hotel

January 21, 201810:54 am Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least six people including a foreigner, sparking a 12-hour fight with security forces that left terrified guests scrambling to escape and parts of the building ablaze. People trapped at the top of the six-storey Intercontinental Hotel, …

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Egypt army kills top militant in Sinai

January 20, 20184:58 pm Egypt’s army forces killed a high-ranking militant in central Sinai, and found him in possession of communication devices, an automatic weapon, ammunition, and a night vision goggles. Army spokesperson Tamer al-Refaei said that the army’s ground troops discovered and destroyed two four-wheeled vehicles, and a motorbike used by …

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Turkey says US ‘inconsistent’ on Syrian border force

January 18, 201812:49 pm Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has complained about inconsistent statements from the United States about the creation of a border security force in northern Syria, saying Washington has to eliminate the confusion and stand by Turkey. Turkey has reacted angrily to reports of a Kurdish-led border …

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