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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Authorities were on Monday investigating the involvement of several suspected Western jihadists in the brutal video by the Islamic State (IS) group claiming the beheading of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain said Monday they will reinstate their ambassadors to Qatar after withdrawing them in an unprecedented move eight months ago.
Monday, November 17, 2014
The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video claiming the beheading of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig in a warning to Washington as it prepares to send more troops to Iraq.
IS claims beheading of US aid worker Kassig
Female Afghan MP survives suicide attack, 3 dead
A suicide bomber on Sunday attacked the vehicle convoy of a prominent female Afghan MP near the parliament in Kabul, killing three civilians and injuring 22 others, officials said.
Peter Kassig, an American aid worker jihadists claim to have killed, had a “calling” to help Syrians suffering due to the devastating civil war in their country.
Iran's Supreme Court has disbarred a hard-line judge over his role in the death by torture of at least three jailed anti-government protesters in 2009, the semiofficial ISNA news agency reported.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Iraq forces break through jihadist siege of main oil refinery
Iraqi forces broke a months-long siege by Islamic State group fighters of the country's largest oil refinery Saturday as America's top officer flew in to discuss the expanded war against the jihadists.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
The Islamic State group has released a defiant audio recording it said was of chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, after air strikes on jihadist leaders in Iraq sparked rumors he had been wounded or killed.
Israel eased restrictions at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque on Friday after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced agreement on steps to reduce tensions at the flashpoint compound.
Iraqi forces retook the strategic northern town of Baiji, near the country's largest oil refinery, on Friday after more than two weeks of fighting with the Islamic State (IS) group, officials said.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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