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A female doctor was killed in a bomb blast in Jalalabad in what appeared to be another targeted hit.

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

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IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

IS had attacked regime soldiers as they travelled home for holidays in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, killing 37.

Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

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Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast

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Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast

Ahmed Muse Nur, the governor of Somalia's north-central Mudug province, was killed in a Al-Shabaab attack on Sunday.

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Influential Somali academic in hiding after 'blasphemy' death threats

Activists are urging authorities to protect Prof. Mahmoud Jama Ahmed, who has received death threats.

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Sudan 'plans to repeal' death penalty for apostasy

The transitional government is planning to criminalise "takfir", the act of declaring someone an apostate, according to a member of a ...

Florence Massena

Sweden 'deporting' Lebanese couple despite 'death fatwas' back home

A couple who married in defiance of Lebanon's ban on civil unions then fled to Sweden risk being sent back after migration authorities judged ...

Florence Massena

Sweden 'deporting' Lebanese couple despite 'death fatwas' back home

A couple who married in defiance of Lebanon's ban on civil unions then fled to Sweden risk being sent back after migration authorities judged ...

IS claims responsibility for deadly Mali attacks

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IS claims responsibility for deadly Mali attacks

The Sahel region is the scene of repeated clashes between militants and local forces backed by Western troops.

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Fringe Gaza group blasts Hamas for being 'apostates'

Gaza-based group Jaish al-Islam has yet again accused Hamas of being infidels.

Trump appoints spokesperson who claimed Obama has 'Muslim loyalties'

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Trump appoints spokesperson who claimed Obama has 'Muslim loyalties'

'The question is: can he be both loyal to Islam and loyal to the United States?' she once wrote about Obama.

Canadian-Somali journalist among dozens killed in Somalia attack

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Canadian-Somali journalist among dozens killed in Somalia attack

Hodan Naleyeh, who moved to Somalia from Canada in an attempt to “change the narrative” of her home country in the media, was killed in the ...

Syria Weekly: Is Al-Qaeda 2.0 emerging in Idlib?

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Is Al-Qaeda 2.0 emerging in Idlib?

A rare US airstrike on a shadowy militant group in Aleppo province this week could be the resurgence of Al-Qaeda in Syria, experts have warned.

Turkey's controversial S-400s to be installed in capital Ankara

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Turkey's controversial S-400s to be installed in capital Ankara

The Murted Air Base, formerly named Akinci, was allegedly the command centre for the 15 July 2016 coup attempt.

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Former Islamophobe and far-right Dutch MP converts to Islam

Jorem van Klaveren, former right-wing man to the infamous Geert Wilders, has become Muslim.

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Islamic State group claims deadly market bombing in Pakistan

IS has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack at a food market in Pakistan.

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IS puts women on front line, propaganda video shows

In the Islamic State group's latest propaganda video, women are seen for the first time on the front lines in battle.

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Saudi anti-terror authority argues 'no death penalty for apostates'

A Saudi anti-terror agency has argued that people who leave Islam should not be punished by death, sparking rumours the kingdom would abolish ...

Somali militants killed after 12-hour Mogadishu hotel siege

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Somali militants killed after 12-hour Mogadishu hotel siege

Somalia's security ministry said security forces killed two gunmen and captured three more after a siege at a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, ...

Mona Alami

Tahrir al-Sham's 'Syrianisation' causes war of words with Nusra

Comment: A series of tweets by HTS commander Atrash called on rebel groups to dissolve and join an opposition interim government, angering many ...

Al-Azhar head replaced after apostasy accusation saga

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Al-Azhar head replaced after apostasy accusation saga

The renowned Islamic institution's president levelled the accusation at a controversial former TV host and self-professed Islamic reformer. A ...

Somalia: Massive car bomb kills 7 at Mogadishu restaurant

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Somalia: Massive car bomb kills 7 at Mogadishu restaurant

At least seven people have been killed and ten wounded in a car bomb attack at a restaurant near the Somali ministry of internal security in ...

Islamic State militants 'rape Yazidi and Sunni women alike'

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Islamic State militants 'rape Yazidi and Sunni women alike'

Human Rights Watch said militants from the Islamic State group rape and torture Sunni Arab Women as well as those from minority sects, according ...

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