Malaysian Dr. Mahmud Ahmad turned ISIS militant killed in the Philippines

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nsnbc : Malaysian lecturer Mahmud Ahmad who quit teaching to fight with ISIS in Marawi City in the Philippines has reportedly been killed. Mahmus Ahmad has also been in fighting in Syria before and many analysts believed he would step into the shoes of Isnilon Hapilon, a Philippine militant leader who also was killed. Local Philippine intelligence sources More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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U.S. alarmed at arrests in Turkey, France worried about detention of Osman Kavala

nsnbc : U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has said the arrest of the prominent activist and businessman Osman Kavala was an example of a “very alarming trend” of the detention of civil society More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Iraqi court issues arrest warrant for Kurdish leader on charges of provocation

nsnbc : A court in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has issued an arrest warrant for, Kosrat Rasul, the vice president of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) and charges of “provocation” because More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Is Beijing cooperating with organized crime to push for unification with Taiwan?

nsnbc : Chang An-le, the former leader of Taiwan’s notorious Bamboo Union is now heading a supposedly political movement, the China Unification Promotion Party (CUPP). The 69-year-old, a.k.a. “The White More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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JIT published new photo of Buk 332 linked to downing Malaysian MH17, calls for witnesses

nsnbc : The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH14 in eastern Ukraine in 2014, reports that it recently has received a new photograph of the BUK-Telar surface More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Five more journalists in Turkey taken into custody in early morning raids

nsnbc : Five more journalists were taken into custody in raids carried out in the morning hours of October 20, 2017 in Turkey’s capital Ankara. Police took Jin News Editor Sibel Yükler, Jin News reporters More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Deir Ez Zor and Raqqa liberated by Syrian Arab Army and Syrian Democratic Forces

nsnbc : Two days ago the city of Raqqa was liberated from the Islamic State with the Syrian Arab Army pushing for Deir Ez Zor and the Syrian Democratic Forces focusing on specific areas in Raqqa, in rivalry against More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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UN urges Iran to halt execution of Amirhossein Pourjafar, who was sentenced to death when he was 16 years old

nsnbc : United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urgently appealed to Iran to halt today’s execution of Amirhossein Pourjafar, who was sentenced to death when he was 16 years old. “The Iranian authorities More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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First Airbus A330neo lifted off from Toulouse on maiden flight

nsnbc : The first A330neo made by European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has lifted off from Toulouse on its maiden flight, commencing the test program for the new, re-engineered twin-engine jetliner. The first A330neo More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Afghan Army and Taliban suffer heavy casualties after coordinated attack on Kandahar base

nsnbc : The Afghan Army and the Taliban suffered heavy casualties in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on an army base in the southern Kandahar province. The attack was started Wednesday night when two Humvee More...