Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 18:31:01 +0000

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The U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State group has detected no greater recent threat to its troops in Iraq or Syria from forces backed by Iran, a senior coalition officer said Tuesday in an apparent contradiction of Trump administration claims.

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IS says its fighters behind police clashes in Sri Lanka

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 02:59:06 +0000

A Sri Lankan soldier stands guard outside St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 27, 2019, following a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. - Suicide bombers cornered by security forces in a hideout in eastern Sri Lanka blew themselves up in a raid which left 15 people dead, including six children, police said April 27. (Photo by LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP) sri lanka

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police, the militant group said in a statement.

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After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 03:08:34 +0000

After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges

An impatient little girl in a pretty dress pulls on the hand of a man, possibly her grandfather, as they cross a brick courtyard outside

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Duterte: ISIS will never gain a foothold anywhere in PH

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:18:43 +0000

Duterte: ISIS will never gain a foothold anywhere in PH

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) would “never gain a foothold” in the Philippines as he promised to continue the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Modernization Program.

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Casualties reported as bomb attack hits Sultan Kudarat

Credit to Author: AL JACINTO, TMT| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 09:52:50 +0000

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A bomb attack hit a town in Sultan Kudarat on Wednesday, with unconfirmed reports of two children dead and the number of injured ranging from 6 to…READ

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Casualties reported as bomb attack hits Sultan Kudarat

Credit to Author: AL JACINTO, TMT| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 09:52:50 +0000

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A bomb attack hit a town in Sultan Kudarat on Wednesday, with unconfirmed reports of two children dead and the number of casualties ranging from 6 to…READ

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2 IS supporters arrested in Cordillera

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 04:27:24 +0000

TWO alleged members of an Islamic State (IS)-inspired group were arrested and their firearms and other paraphernalia seized during operations by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in the…READ

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