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Russia detains members of banned extremist group

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Friday that together with the police and National Guard, it had detained a leader and five members...
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Nigerian troops rescue 72 hostages from Boko Haram

At least 72 hostages held by extremist group Boko Haram have been rescued by the Nigerian army in several military operations in the northeastern...
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Russia detains 7 members of banned extremist group

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Wednesday it had detained seven members of the Tablighi Jamaat religious organization, which has been banned in...

U.S. army launches airstrike in Somalia

The United States military said Saturday that it conducted an airstrike in southern Somalia on Friday as part of efforts to degrade the extremist...
European Union

EU reaffirms her pledge to fighting IS

The European External Action Service spokesperson said in a press release that the attack "continues the appalling trend of terrorist attacks perpetrated by Daesh...

US airstrike claims over 150 al-Shabaab rebels in Somalia

"The fighters were there training and were training for a large-scale attack," said Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis here, citing initial assessments of the...
Ban Ki-moon

Feb. 6 world news summary at 1530 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday said that 34 militant groups worldwide had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS)...

34 militant groups reported to have promised loyalty to IS

Militant groups from countries like the Philippines, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Libya and Nigeria had pledged their allegiance, so IS poses "an unprecedented threat," Ban said...

US Partners 5 Countries To Fight ISIS In Syria

The United States and five Arab allies launched the first airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State Sunni extremist group Tuesday, and the Pentagon...