Tag Archive | Islamic State

Foiled Kenya Anthrax Plot Hints At Islamic State’s Scramble For Africa

Foreign Policy Outmaneuvered by al-Shabab in Somalia, is the Islamic State gunning for a comeback next door? BY TY MCCORMICK NAIROBI — Kenyan authorities claim to have foiled a “large-scale” biological terrorist plot by militants linked to the Islamic State (IS), raising fears that the Iraq- and Syria-based group may be extending its influence in […]

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ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead, claims Radio Iran

Addis Ababa, 27 April 2015 (WIC) – Radio Iran has claimed that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died. Earlier, a Guardian report quoting sources with inside knowledge of the group reported that al-Baghdadi was severely injured in a US-led coalition air strike in March. According to that report, al-Baghdadi was injured at al-Baaj district of […]

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Thousands of Ethiopians march in government rally over Islamic State killings

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, 6:04pm UPDATED : Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, 6:04pm Agence France-Presse in Addis Ababa   Protesters in Addis Ababa demand action against terrorism after about 30 Ethiopian Christians were killed by Islamic State militants in Libya. Photo: AFP Tens of thousands of Ethiopians marched through the capital Wednesday in a […]

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IGAD Statements on the Barbaric Massacre of Ethiopian Christians by the ISIL Terror Group in Libya

Monday, 20 April 2015 17:17 IGAD is shocked beyond words to learn of the murder of thirty Ethiopian Christians by the sword and firing squad in Libya on Sunday the 19th of April, 2015 which was carried out by the blood thirsty Libyan arm of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ISIL who […]

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Ethiopia to hold three days of national mourning

Addis Ababa, 20 April 2015 (WIC) – The House People’s Representative (HPR) is expected to declare three days of national mourning for the 28 Ethiopians killed by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya. The government confirmed that those killed by the Islamic Sate were all Ethiopians. Ethiopian flag will fly at half-mast across the country and […]

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Six US men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

Islamic State took over parts of Syria and Iraq in 2013 US authorities have arrested and charged six men in the US state of Minnesota with conspiring to support the Islamic State (IS) militant group. The six men allegedly had plans to travel to Syria where they would join and fight with the group. Court […]

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IS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya

 From Al-Ahram Sunday 19 Apr 2015  A video released by the Islamic State group appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The 29-minute video released online Sunday purportedly shows two groups of captives. It says one group is held by an IS affiliate in eastern Libya and […]

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