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    IS attack kills 18 at Afghan education centre

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:40am on October 25, 2020

    A suicide bomber struck near an education centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 18 people in an attack claimed by...

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    90 dead as Syria govt forces clash with IS in a week

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 06:20pm on October 07, 2020

    Clashes in the Syrian Desert between pro-government forces and holdouts of the Islamic State group have killed at least 90 combatants this month, a war...

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    US repatriates dozens of IS fighters

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:58pm on October 02, 2020

    The US Justice Department said Thursday that it brought home 27 Americans who went to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State group, as...

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    At least 20 killed in Afghan prison attack claimed by IS

    Agence France-Presse. Jalalabad | Updated at 05:51pm on August 03, 2020

    At least 20 people have been killed in a raid claimed by the Islamic State group on an Afghan prison, officials said Monday, shattering a...

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    Top UK court to hear IS bride of Bangladesh heritage case

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 10:50am on August 01, 2020

    The UK government on Friday won a bid for the Supreme Court to decide if a woman stripped of her citizenship after joining the Islamic...

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    UN expert welcomes UK court's decision in Shamima case

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on July 17, 2020

    A UN human rights expert has welcomed ruling by the UK Court of Appeal that Shamima Begum, who left the United Kingdom for Syria as...

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    Shamima wins right to return to UK to fight for citizenship

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:10pm on July 16, 2020

    A woman who had her UK citizenship revoked after travelling to Syria to join the Islamic State group should be allowed to return home to...

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    Counterterrorism measures have gone too far

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    OVER a matter of weeks, in early 2019, Shamima Begum became a household name. Not because her actions were more horrific or her situation more...

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    IS jihadists kill six people in attack on Nigeria town

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 04:54pm on June 14, 2020

    Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group killed six people on Saturday in an assault on a strategic garrison town in restive northeast Nigeria, security...

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    At least 59 villagers killed in Nigeria Jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:09am on June 10, 2020

    Fighters from an Islamic State-linked jihadist group on Tuesday killed 59 people in a raid on a herding village in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, local...