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Tag: Militia

11 pro-government militia members killed in Khyber

PESHAWAR: The bullet-riddled bodies of six anti-Taliban militia fighters were discovered Wednesday in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, taking the number of tribesmen found executed by Islamists this week to 11.

Yazidi militia killed 21 in Iraq revenge attack: Amnesty

BAGHDAD: Members of the Yazidi community, one of the Iraqi minorities hardest hit by jihadist atrocities, killed 21 Sunni Arab villagers in a January revenge attack, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Shia forces move in on Iraqi city taken by Islamic State

BAGHDAD: Thousands of Shia militiamen on Monday prepared to fight Islamic State insurgents who seized the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi at the weekend in the biggest defeat for government forces in nearly a year.