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Two Lebanese soldiers, IS militant killed in armed clashes in northern Lebanon

Beirut/Xinhua: A total of two Lebanese soldiers and one militant were killed early Sunday in armed clashes in northern Lebanon, the National News Agency reported.

Russian FSB Detains IS Supporter Who Planned Terrorist Attack in Astrakhan Region

Rostov-on-Don, Russia/Sputnik: A sympathizer of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia), who planned a terrorist attack in the Astrakhan region, has been detained, the spokesman of the regional department of the Federal Security Service (FSB) told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Two cops killed by Islamic State militants in north Iraq

Baghdad/UNI: Two police personnel were killed by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's northern province Kirkuk on Sunday, the Iraqi military said.

Turkey arrests senior IS member behind bomb attacks in 20 countries

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkey has arrested and is now interrogating Ebu Cihad al-Din al-Nasir Ubeyde, a senior Islamic State (IS) member, codenamed Yusuf Huda, who is behind the attacks in 20 countries, the Turkish Interior Minister said.

ISIS terrorists surrender to security forces in Afghanistan

Kabul/IBNS: A group of Islamic State terrorists, which included foreign nationals, surrendered to the security forces in Afghanistan's  Nangarhar province.

IS militants flee Syria to uncontrolled mountainous areas in northern Iraq - Reports

Moscow, Nov 5 (Sputnik/UNI) Militants of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) are fleeing Syria and moving to ungoverned areas in northern Iraq, media reported, citing US military and commanders of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the region, who also hint at the threat of the re-emergence of the self-proclaimed "caliphate."

UN Security Council may address issue of escaped IS fighters in November - President

New York/Sputnik:The UN Security Council is expected to address the problem of Islamic State (banned in Russia) terrorists who escaped from detention during the Turkish operation in northern Syria, UK Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce said in a press briefing on Friday.

'Not a big deal' - Iranian minister on IS leader Baghdadi's elimination by US troops

Moscow/ Sputnik/UNI: Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi on Sunday said that the elimination of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, ISIS, banned in Russia) by the US air force was not "a big deal" and that Washington had simply destroyed its own "creature."

Uzbek national pleads guilty in US Court for conspiring to help IS in Syria: Justice Dept

Washington, Aug 16 (Sputnik/UNI) An Uzbek national pleaded guilty in a US court to conspiring to support the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) in Syria, the Justice Department said in a press release.

5 IS militants killed in 2 attacks in eastern Iraq

Baghdad, Aug 12 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of five Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Monday in two incidents in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial security official said.

US military kills ISIS terrorist in northern Somalia

Mogadishu, July 29 (Xinhua/UNI) The United States military said Sunday it conducted an airstrike against ISIS terrorist in northern Somalia on Sunday, killing one militant.

Explosion targets Kurdish forces in Syria's Hasakah

Damascus, Jul 17 (Xinhua/UNI) A car bomb went off on Wednesday near a Kurdish checkpoint in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, leaving injuries, a war monitor reported.

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief

New York, June 25 (IBNS): Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly by their captors and taken back by their home countries, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Monday.

Easter Bombings: Sri Lanka police bring five suspects back from Saudi Arabia

Colombo, June 14 (IBNS): Sri Lankan security forces have brought back five suspects linked to the Easter Sunday attacks who were deported from Saudi Arabia, media reports said.

Captured IS base turned into school in East Afghanistan

Jalalabad, Jun 2 (Xinhua/UNI): A former base of the hardliner Islamic State (IS) group has been turned into a school in Haska Mina district of the eastern Nangarhar province, provincial governor Shah Mahmoud Miakhil said Sunday.