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Islamist fighters seize southern Syria crossing: monitor

3 years, 5 months ago
BEIRUT: The hardline Ahrar al-Sham group in Syria and other insurgents seized a crossing in the southwest frontier area near Israel on Thursday from a small group of rival Islamist fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights…

New video shows scenes inside 'Boko Haram-controlled town'

3 years, 11 months ago
KANO: A new Boko Haram video obtained by AFP on Sunday shows militants on an armoured vehicle parading down a road in an unidentified town they apparently control and the group's leader Abubakar Shekau preaching to locals.

Britain to pass new laws to counter homegrown Islamist fighters

4 years, 1 month ago
LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron will announce new laws on Monday to try to stop radicalized Britons returning from Syria and Iraq launching attacks on British soil, after a video purportedly showed a London-accented man beheading a…