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IS chief Al-Baghdadi died ‘whimpering, crying’ in US raid: Trump

IS chief Al-Baghdadi died ‘whimpering, crying’ in US raid: Trump

🕔07:09, 28.Oct 2019

New York, Oct 27  The feared terrorist leader, Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, died like a coward, “whimpering and crying” when cornered in a dead-end tunnel by US Special Forces in Syria, and will “never again harm an

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Islamic State claims Sri Lanka carnage, toll is 321

Islamic State claims Sri Lanka carnage, toll is 321

🕔20:30, 23.Apr 2019

Colombo, April 23 (IANS) The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka as the death toll in the Easter Sunday bloodbath touched 321, including 10 Indians, with over 500 injured.

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US begins withdrawing troops from Syria, claims victory over IS

US begins withdrawing troops from Syria, claims victory over IS

🕔07:52, 20.Dec 2018

Washington, Dec 20  The Donald Trump-led US administration announced that it has started returning US troops home from Syria after claiming a victory in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) without revealing any detailed timetable. “We have started returning

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India slams UNSC’s inability to confront terrorism in Afghanisataan

India slams UNSC’s inability to confront terrorism in Afghanisataan

🕔10:55, 22.Dec 2017

United Nations, Dec 22  India has criticised the Security Council’s impotency in confronting the terrorism threat in Afghanistan, which poses dangers beyond its borders. “While new threats emerge from the IS/Daesh (Islamic State), the Security Council cannot even decide whether

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Australia confirms IS plotted airport terror attack

Australia confirms IS plotted airport terror attack

🕔11:47, 4.Aug 2017

Canberra, Aug 4 (IANS) The Australian Federal Police (AFP) confirmed on Friday that the Islamic State (IS) terror group was behind a sophisticated plan to smuggle an explosive device onto a passenger aircraft at the Sydney airport. The four suspects arrested

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Obama, Cameron discuss efforts against IS

Obama, Cameron discuss efforts against IS

🕔11:25, 5.Dec 2015

Washington, Dec 5  US President Barack Obama discussed with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group, the White House has said.Obama on Friday “welcomed the outcome of the vote and expressed his appreciation” that

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Australian PM says no new taxes for fight against IS

Australian PM says no new taxes for fight against IS

🕔10:13, 7.Oct 2014

Canberra, Oct 7  Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott Tuesday ruled out introducing new taxes to pay for the fight against the Islamic State(IS), even though the cost of the operations is likely to be as much as $40 million per

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IS executioner in beheading videos identified: FBI

IS executioner in beheading videos identified: FBI

🕔11:41, 26.Sep 2014

Washington, Sep 26  US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) believes that it has identified the masked Islamic State (IS) militant who has been videotaped beheading Western hostages, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday. But Comey declined to reveal the man’s

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Islamic State: EVIL LURKS ACROSS BORDERS…

Islamic State: EVIL LURKS ACROSS BORDERS…

🕔11:12, 19.Sep 2014

Islamic State EVIL LURKS ACROSS BORDERS By Proloy Bagchi  These medieval marauding brutes of Islamic State of Iraq & Levant need to be stopped in their tracks. Working through a Caliphate these brutes are spreading death and depredation in the

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Saudi king, Obama discuss Islamic State threat

Saudi king, Obama discuss Islamic State threat

🕔12:20, 11.Sep 2014

Washington, Sep 11  US President Barack Obama called Saudi King Abdullah about his plan to fight the Islamic State (IS) militants just a few hours before he addressed the American public and the world on the threat posed by the

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Obama vows to hit Islamic State ‘wherever they exist’

Obama vows to hit Islamic State ‘wherever they exist’

🕔12:17, 11.Sep 2014

Washington, Sep 11  Nearly six years after he entered the White House with a promise to end America’s decade of wars, President Barack Obama has reversed course with a vow to strike the Islamic State terrorists “wherever they exist”. In

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Britain to send arms worth $2.6 mn to Iraq

Britain to send arms worth $2.6 mn to Iraq

🕔14:47, 10.Sep 2014

London, Sep 10  The British government will send a consignment of heavy machine guns and ammunition worth 1.6 million pounds (2.6 million dollars) to Iraqi government to help fight the Islamic State (IS), the British defence ministry said Tuesday. The

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Obama says he has authority to act against IS

Obama says he has authority to act against IS

🕔14:43, 10.Sep 2014

Washington, Sep 10  US President Barack Obama told top lawmakers that he has the authority if he needs to take action against Islamic State (IS) militants. Obama, US Vice President Joe Biden and Congressional leaders had a “productive” discussion and

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Obama says mulling options against Islamic State

Obama says mulling options against Islamic State

🕔10:15, 29.Aug 2014

Washington, Aug 29  US President Barack Obama said Thursday he has asked his administration to prepare a range of military options against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria. At a press conference in White House, Obama said

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Obama vows long-term strategy against Islamic State

Obama vows long-term strategy against Islamic State

🕔11:37, 19.Aug 2014

Washington, Aug 19  US President Barack Obama vowed to pursue a long -term strategy to turn the tide against the Islamic State (IS), as Iraqi and Kurdish forces retook the Mosul Dam from the group under US air cover. The

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