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    IS-aligned jihadists release 5 kidnapped NGO workers in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 04:42pm on January 16, 2020

    Islamic State-aligned jihadists have released five local aid workers abducted last month in violence-wracked northeastern Nigeria, security sources and one of those freed said Thursday...

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    IS linked jihadists kill five people in northeast Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 03:00pm on January 12, 2020

    Jihadists linked with the Islamic State militant group killed five members of a militia in an offensive in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state, militia sources told...

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    At least 14 killed in Burkina Faso bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 04:26pm on January 05, 2020

    At least 14 civilians, mostly schoolchildren, died on Saturday when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, a security source told...

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    Turkey arrests 149 Islamic State suspects

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:06pm on December 30, 2019

    Turkey has arrested 149 suspected members of the Islamic State group in raids across the country, state news agency Anadolu reported on Monday. More than...

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    Burkina Faso attacks kill 35 civilians

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:38pm on December 25, 2019

    Jihadists in Burkina Faso killed 35 civilians, almost all of them women, when they simultaneously attacked a town in the north and its military base...

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    71 soldiers killed in extremist attack on Niger military camp

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 01:58pm on December 12, 2019

    Hundreds of extremists attacked a Niger military camp near the border with Mali with shelling and mortars, killing 71 soldiers, the defence ministry said on...

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    Islamic State claims attack on Khulna police garage, KMP rejects

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:13am on December 08, 2019

    The Islamic State group has claimed the responsibility of a bomb explosion of December 5 beside Aranghata police station in Khulna city, according to the...

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    Caps not from jail: prisons probe

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:57pm on November 30, 2019

    Officials at Prisons Directorate on Saturday concluded that the black caps with Islamic State group’s logo worn by two convicts Holey Artisan attack case were...

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    Holey Artisan convicts’ caps don’t return to jail

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:16am on November 29, 2019

    Officials at Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj found no caps inscribed with Islamic State group’s black flag along with the seven convicts and one acquitted...

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    Investigation into convicts wearing IS-inscribed cap launched

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 08:02pm on November 27, 2019

    The prison directorate on Wednesday launched a high-power investigation hours after they saw two of the seven convicts of Holey Artisan attack wearing prayer caps...

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