IS attack in Egypt’s North Sinai kills over 100

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ISMAILIA: The self-styled Islamic State (IS) insurgents attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt’s North Sinai on Wednesday in a co-ordinated assault that killed more than 100 people — one of the biggest militant strikes in Egypt’s modern history. Soldiers, policemen, civilians and militants were among the dead. IS’ Egyptian affiliate, Sinai Province, claimed responsibility and said that it had attacked more than 15 security sites and carried out three suicide bombings. Egypt’s armed forces said that at least 100 militants and 17 soldiers had been killed. One security source said about 300 militants, armed with heavy weapons and anti-aircraft weaponry, had taken part in the…

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Mali kills three 'terrorists' in border sweep: security sources

Malian soldiers killed three “terrorists” on Wednesday during a cross-border search operation for jihadists backed by Ivorian troops, security sources said. The exercise came after government and police buildings were ransacked in the southern Malian town of Fakola, 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Ivory Coast, on Sunday in an attack […]

IS attack in Egypt’s North Sinai kills over 100

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ISMAILIA: The self-styled Islamic State (IS) insurgents attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt’s North Sinai on Wednesday in a co-ordinated assault that killed more than 100 people — one of the biggest militant strikes in Egypt’s modern history. Soldiers, policemen, civilians and militants were among the dead. IS’ Egyptian affiliate, Sinai Province, claimed responsibility and said that it had attacked more than 15 security sites and carried out three suicide bombings. Egypt’s armed forces said that at least 100 militants and 17 soldiers had been killed. One security source said about 300 militants, armed with heavy weapons and anti-aircraft weaponry, had taken part in the…

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Mali kills three 'terrorists' in border sweep: security sources

Malian soldiers killed three “terrorists” on Wednesday during a cross-border search operation for jihadists backed by Ivorian troops, security sources said. The exercise came after government and police buildings were ransacked in the southern Malian town of Fakola, 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Ivory Coast, on Sunday in an attack […]