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Rebels seize Syrian town from IS loyalists

Rebels seized a town in southern Syria from groups loyal to Islamic State just a day after fighters captured another town from the hardline militants in a separate insurgent assault in the north, a rebel source and a monitoring group said.

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Islamist gunmen attack luxury hotel in Mali's Bamako

Islamist gunmen stormed a luxury hotel packed with foreigners in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, taking 170 hostages in a former French colony that has been battling rebels allied to Al Qaeda for several years.  

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Somali Islamists warn against 'immoral culture'

Islamist militants al Shabaab issued a warning against Somalis who frequent hotels, beaches and nightclubs in the capital Mogadishu, saying it will target men and women who engage in "immoral culture." Al Shabaab frequen

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Kenya's tourism industry braces for more misery after Islamist attack

Hoteliers from Kenya's Indian Ocean coast region and sprawling game park reserves said tourists have started cancelling trips to the east African nation after Islamist gunmen last week killed 148 people at a university campus. Chill

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Kenya's tourism industry braces for more misery after Islamist attack

Hoteliers from Kenya's Indian Ocean coast region and sprawling game park reserves said tourists have started cancelling trips to the east African nation after Islamist gunmen last week killed 148 people at a university campus. Chill

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Iraqi air force strikes city; 25 militants killed

Iraqi government forces battling an Al Qaeda offensive launched an air strike on Ramadi city on Sunday killing 25 Islamist militants, according to local officials. Local government officials in western Anbar province met tribal le

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Tunisia forces kill 10 Islamist militants in raids

Tunisian security forces have killed 10 Islamist militants near the border with Algeria during a three-day operation against gunmen who attacked police patrols in the remote northern region, the government said on Saturday. Prime

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Tunisia's ruling Islamists to step down

Tunisia's Islamist-led government on Saturday agreed to resign after negotiations that could start next week with secular opponents to form a caretaker administration and prepare for new elections. The talks aim to end weeks o

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Seven killed in clashes with al Qaeda in Yemen

Seven people were killed in clashes between Yemeni tribal gunmen and suspected al Qaeda fighters on Sunday in Marib province, east of the capital Sanaa, tribal sources said. Al Qaeda guerrillas killed one tribesman, the sources in

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Constitutional tweaks may revive Mubarak-era voting

Changes suggested by Egypt's army-backed rulers would scrap Islamic additions to a constitution forced through under deposed President Mohamed Mursi and revive a voting system dating back to his predecessor Hosni Mubarak. Isla

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