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In Afghanistan, jailed Taliban await peace, their freedom
Middle East

In Afghanistan, jailed Taliban await peace, their freedom

PUL-E-CHARKHI, Afghanistan (AP) — Thousands of Taliban prisoners jailed in Afghanistan as insurgents see a peace deal being hammered out…
Twin attacks kill 20 police in Yemen’s Aden: sources
Middle East

Twin attacks kill 20 police in Yemen’s Aden: sources

Two separate attacks killed at least 20 police in Yemen’s government-held second city Aden Thursday, one by Shiite rebels and…
Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes
Middle East

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes…
Iraq weighs captives’ rights against fear of new Islamic State
Middle East

Iraq weighs captives’ rights against fear of new Islamic State

AL-HOL CAMP, Syria (Reuters) – Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more.…
Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief
World

Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief

Sri Lankan security authorities have either killed or arrested all the jihadists responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left…
IS says its fighters behind police clashes in Sri Lanka
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IS says its fighters behind police clashes in Sri Lanka

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police,…
A month after IS ‘caliphate’ defeated, challenges aplenty
Middle East

A month after IS ‘caliphate’ defeated, challenges aplenty

Sleeper cells, prisons teeming with jihadists, camps crammed with their wives and children — perils abound in Syria, nearly a…
Detained jihadists are ticking bomb, Syria Kurds warn
Middle East

Detained jihadists are ticking bomb, Syria Kurds warn

Syria’s Kurds warned Sunday that despite the demise of the Islamic State’s “caliphate”, the thousands of foreign jihadists they hold…
Over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, have fled from last Islamic State Syria enclave: SDF
Middle East

Over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, have fled from last Islamic State Syria enclave: SDF

BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) – The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded…
‘We don’t see the enemy’ concealed jihadists slow IS defeat
Middle East

‘We don’t see the enemy’ concealed jihadists slow IS defeat

DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) – The young Syrian man crossing out of Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria…
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