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# militants - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants after bomb attack on tourists

Authorities said information that the suspects were preparing a spate of attacks had been received.

# militants - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

# militants - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered

The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.

# militants - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

# militants - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Hamas militants 'pretended to be women' online to hack Israeli soldiers' phones

Dozens of the predominantly lower-ranked soldiers were convinced enough by the honey trap to download fake applications.

# militants - Friday 22 January, 2016

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort

After a huge explosion, gunmen burst into the restaurant yesterday evening as diners were sitting down for their evening meal.

# militants - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

1980s West German militants reappear 'to rob cash for retirement'

Red Army Faction disbanded in the late 1990s.

# militants - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria Explainer This post contains videos

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria

MPs will vote on airstrikes today.

# militants - Monday 23 November, 2015

Cyber security analyst identifies 20 Islamic State supporters based in Ireland

Two recruitment sites are also operating on Irish webspace.

# militants - Friday 8 May, 2015

Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police

Security has been upped at US military bases.

# militants - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten

The names of the deceased and their stories are being shared on Twitter.

# militants - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

# militants - Monday 2 March, 2015

# militants - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

# militants - Monday 10 November, 2014

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

# militants - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Three Irish fighters have been killed in Middle East conflicts since 2010

It’s estimated that between 25 and 30 Irish people have traveled to the area where Islamic State is active.

# militants - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed

He told reporters today that he had been alerted to the plan to target systems in the US and Paris which involved militants from that country who are part of IS.

# militants - Monday 15 September, 2014

Countries to support Iraq by "any means necessary" against Islamic State

30 diplomats met today in Paris on the issue.

# militants - Sunday 14 September, 2014

"He was a hero" - Condemnation after Islamic State beheads British hostage

David Cameron has described the killing as “an act of pure evil”.

# militants - Saturday 13 September, 2014

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

# militants - Friday 29 August, 2014

Islamic State releases another beheading video

The video shows a Kurdish man being killed and follows the release of a number of videos which militants claim show the mass killing of Syrian soldiers.

# militants - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

American family reveals their 26-year-old daughter is being held captive in Syria

The humanitarian worker was kidnapped by the militant group some time ago.

# militants - Friday 22 August, 2014

Reports: 70 killed as Shiite militiamen open fire at Sunni mosque

It’s reported that a suicide bomber blew up explosives inside the building, and that the gunmen then fired on the fleeing worshippers.

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel

A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.

Read the chilling email IS militants sent to James Foley's parents

The email says the militant group will “not stop until we quench our thirst for your blood”.

# militants - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

US "urgently" shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists

France is calling on the European Union to follow suit.

# militants - Friday 8 August, 2014

US launches air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq

President Obama had authorised the strikes to halt what he said was a potential “genocide.”

# militants - Monday 7 July, 2014

Hamas vows Israel will pay 'a tremendous price' after 7 militants are killed

The men were killed in an early morning airstrike.

# militants - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants

However, a “military approach will not be enough”, Iraq’s foreign minister said.

# militants - Monday 16 June, 2014

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants

US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.

# militants - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Militants post terrifying images of captured Iraqi soldiers ISIL This post contains images

Militants post terrifying images of captured Iraqi soldiers

Some images appear to depict mass killings.

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants

As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.

# militants - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Iran offers help against militants in Iraq... but only if the US makes the first move

The offer came as Iraqi commanders said the army had recaptured two towns north of Baghdad as they prepared a fightback.

# militants - Thursday 12 June, 2014

US condemns militant attacks in Iraq

Washington is considering options for offering military assistance to Baghdad, including drone strikes.

# militants - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad

They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.

# militants - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Security forces face "huge challenge" as attacks showcase strength of Iraqi militants

The country is experiencing its worst violence in years.

# militants - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Rise of fascism in Ukraine is being ignored by Europe, says Russia

Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov called a fire at a trade union building in Odessa that killed 42 people as “pure fascism”

# militants - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Grief-stricken Odessa "reeling" after 42 die in clashes

Ukraine’s Prime Minister is visiting the port city today.

# militants - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Unconfirmed photos released show Russian forces in eastern Ukraine

The images, provided by Ukrainian diplomats, have yet to be verified.

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