Tag: Islamic State group

Fire kills 3 children in Syrian camp housing IS families

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A fire in a camp housing families of members of the Islamic State group killed three children and injured 15 others in northeast Syria,...

Truck attack plot suspect diagnosed with delusional disorder

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GREENBELT, Md. — A Maryland man charged with planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., was diagnosed...

Albanian minister in Lebanon for Syria repatriation efforts

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TIRANA, Albania — Albania‚Äôs interior minister on Thursday said he was in Lebanon looking to repatriate more Albanians related to other nationals who had...

Iraq’s struggling Christians hope for boost from pope visit

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Nasser Banyameen speaks about his hometown of Qaraqosh in the historical heartland of Iraqi Christianity with nostalgia. Before Islamic State group fighters swept through...

Florida man indicted, accused of trying to join terror group

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A former Florida resident accused of traveling to Turkey and attempting to join the Islamic State group was indicted Tuesday on...

NATO boosts Iraq mission with thousands of personnel

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BRUSSELS — NATO is planning to scale up its mission training Iraq's security forces with thousands of new personnel as the military alliance seeks...

Germany: 5 Tajiks charged with membership in IS group

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BERLIN — German prosecutors said Monday they have charged five Tajik men with being members of the Islamic State group, accusing them of participating...

UN: Bring home kids from Syria with possible extremist links

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. counter-terrorism chief on Wednesday urged the repatriation of tens of thousands of women and children suspected of links to...

Women fleeing Burkina Faso violence face sexual assault

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KAYA, Burkina Faso — A 20-year-old woman could no longer live in her village amid the rising violence caused by Islamic extremists. But she...