US-backed forces celebrate fall of ISIS ‘capital’ of Raqqa

US-backed forces celebrate fall of ISIS 'capital' of Raqqa

U.S.-backed Syrian forces celebrated in the devastated streets of Raqqa on Tuesday after gaining control of the northern city that once was the heart of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) self-styled caliphate, dealing a major defeat to the extremist group that has seen its territory shrink ever smaller since summer.

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Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

The Army here said civilians in conflict-affected area in Maguindanao are helping the government clear their communities of improvised bombs supposedly planted by an ISIS-inspired group.

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Five hurt, suspect arrested as Canada probes ‘act of terrorism’

Five hurt, suspect arrested as Canada probes 'act of terrorism'

MONTREAL, Canada — Canadian police arrested a man early Sunday suspected of stabbing an officer and deliberately ramming pedestrians during a high-speed chase in a rented truck, injuring four in what authorities were calling an “act of terrorism.” The crime spree began Saturday evening outside a football stadium in the western city of Edmonton and […]

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Reclusive IS leader rallies followers in purported new audio

Reclusive IS leader rallies followers in purported new audio

The leader of the Islamic State group urged followers to burn their enemies everywhere and target “media centers of the infidels,” according to an audio recording released Thursday that the extremists said was by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Palace seeks support for P1-M aid to troops hurt in Marawi

Palace seeks support for P1-M aid to troops hurt in Marawi

The Palace welcomed on Sunday Sen. Ralph Recto‘s proposal to grant P1 million financial aid to military troops and police officers disabled during the fight to retake Marawi City from Islamic State-inspired terrorists.

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