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The Islamic State group called on its militants to strike the economic interests of Saudi Arabia, which it described as an agent of Israel.

A bombing in Baghdad and another in Anbar killed two people in total, Iraqi security sources said.

Two policemen killed in IS attack in north Iraq

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Two policemen killed in IS attack in north Iraq

An Islamic State group militant attack on a police headquarters in Kirkuk has killed at least two officers and injured five others, according to reports.

German widow of IS rapper jailed on terror conviction

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German widow of IS rapper jailed on terror conviction

Hamburg-born Omaima A. was also found guilty of failing to take care of her children, weapons violations and involvement in the enslavement of a ...

US doubles bounty on new Islamic State leader

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US doubles bounty on new Islamic State leader

A $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest of the new Islamic State leader has been doubled, US authorities said on Thursday.

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Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

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Palestinians mark anniversary of horrific Sabra and Shatila massacre

Palestinian survivors of the Sabra and Shatila massacre still remember the horrible events of 16th September 1982, in which up to 3,500 people ...

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Researchers discover one of world's largest IS digital libraries

Spread across servers, the digital library contains 90,000 items and has an estimated 10,000 unique visitors monthly.

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New Syrian militant group claims attacks on Turkish patrol

A new jihadi group has emerged in Syria's Idlib province.

The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham <em>al</em>-Hashimi sparks outcry

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The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

Hisham al-Hashimi's killing sparked an outpouring of grief, with many perceiving his murder as the latest manifestation of how powerful ...

Tahmina Begum

A History of Islam in 21 Women

Book Club: Hossein Kamaly celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of extraordinary women in the history of Islam.

US doubles reward for IS leader to $10 million

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US doubles reward for IS leader to $10 million

The US had already offered $5 million for Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli before he was identified as the successor to Abu ...

IS blasts Iraq PM as American agent

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IS blasts Iraq PM as American agent

IS has blasted Iraq's PM as an American agent and has called for attacks on Iraq.

US offers $3 million bounty for IS propagandist

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US offers $3 million bounty for IS propagandist

The US State Department is offering a multi-million-dollar reward for information on the location of senior IS leader Muhammad Khadir Musa ...

Iraq confirms killing of deputy IS leader Moataz <em>al</em>-Jubouri

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Iraq confirms killing of deputy IS leader Moataz al-Jubouri

The Islamic State group's so called 'Governor of Iraq' Moataz al-Jubouri, is confirmed to have been killed in an international ...

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Two regional IS leaders killed in Syria: CentCom

Two regional Islamic State group leaders were killed in a strike on Deir az-Zour province earlier this week.

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Investigators build genocide case against IS Yazidi crimes

Investigators at the CIJA have launched an investigation into IS treatment of Yazidi women in Iraq.

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Too close to home? New Egypt bridge triggers outrage

Egyptian authorities have been ridiculed for the construction of a bridge that takes no consideration for the surrounding residential tower ...

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Palestinian dies of 'medical negligence' in Israeli prison

The twenty-three year old Palestinian prisoner died of medical negligence after fainting in the Naqab prison bathroom.

Syrian Democratic Forces capture IS 'health minister'

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Syrian Democratic Forces capture IS 'health minister'

Fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have captured the self-styled health minister of the Islamic State extremist group in ...

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Yemen in Focus: Houthis' Riyadh attack a 'bargaining chip'

This week we focus on recent escalations between the Houthis and Saudi Arabia, a campaign to release prisoners, and more.

Coronavirus: Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails fear the worst

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Coronavirus: Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails fear the worst

Conflicting reports, recent measures taken by the Israeli authorities, and the prisons' cramped conditions have led many to call for action to ...

Deadly flash floods in Yemen hamper coronavirus prevention efforts

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Deadly flash floods in Yemen hamper coronavirus prevention efforts

Shocking footage shows flood waters sweeping down Aden's streets, as many fear the rainy season will have dire consequences for disease ...

UN calls for ceasefire as Yemen braces for coronavirus

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UN calls for ceasefire as Yemen braces for coronavirus

The UN's secretary general has called for an end in fighting in Yemen as the World Health Organisation has warned the country could face an ...

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