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Egyptian officers kill 6 ISIS sympathizers

Egyptian police kill six jihadists in gunfight during a raid on their Nile valley hideout. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva Egyptian police killed six jihadists who allegedly adhered to the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s beliefs when a gunfight erupted Monday during a raid on their Nile valley hideout, the […]

Turkey Arrests 45 ISIS Recruits in Southeast
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Turkey Arrests 45 ISIS Recruits in Southeast

Turkish security forces have over the last three days detained 45 foreign nationals seeking to cross into Syria to join Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists from the southeastern city of Gaziantep, AFP reported Sunday, citing the Turkish Dogan news agency.   If confirmed, the detentions would mark a stepping up of […]

Turkey Arrests 45 ISIS Recruits in Southeast (2)
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Turkey Arrests 45 ISIS Recruits in Southeast (2)

Turkish security forces have over the last three days detained 45 foreign nationals seeking to cross into Syria to join Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists from the southeastern city of Gaziantep, AFP reported Sunday, citing the Turkish Dogan news agency.   If confirmed, the detentions would mark a stepping up of […]

Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai
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Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt’s military on Sunday launched airstrikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamists in North Sinai, security sources said, according to the Reuters news agency.   The Sinai has recently witnessed some of the heaviest fighting between security forces and Islamists since the army ousted President Mohammed Morsi of the […]

Syria Regime ‘Ready to Accept De-Facto Partition’
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Syria Regime ‘Ready to Accept De-Facto Partition’

(AFP) Weakened by years of war, Syria’s government appears ready for the country’s de facto partition, defending strategically important areas and leaving much of the country to rebels and jihadists, experts and diplomats say.   The strategy was in evidence last week with the army’s retreat from the ancient central […]