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Iraq set to expel 500 wives of IS jihadists

Baghdad, Iraq | AFP | Iraq moved 500 wives of Islamic State group jihadists to a detention centre in preparation to deport them after they were captured along with 800 children, a councillor said Monday. The women and children were detained in Iraq’s second city Mosul, capital of Nineveh province and …

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Mosul victory imminent, US says, as Iraqi forces celebrate

Mosul, Iraq | AFP |  Iraq will announce imminently a final victory in the nearly nine-month offensive to retake Mosul, a US general said Saturday, as celebrations broke out among police forces in areas they control. The Islamic State group seized Mosul in a lightning offensive on June 10, 2014 …

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30 killed in Boko Haram suicide attacks in Nigeria

Kano, Nigeria | AFP |  At least 30 people were killed on Friday when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a busy market in northeast Nigeria, the military said. “At least 30 people have been killed in the suicide blasts carried out by two female suicide bombers in …

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Egypt says 292 face trial for Sisi assassination plots

Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  Egypt will try 292 jihadist suspects over plots to assassinate President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the Saudi crown prince and attacks in the Sinai Peninsula, a prosecution official said Sunday. The suspects, including 151 currently in custody, were referred to a military court for alleged …

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