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ISIL threatens to ‘uproot state of the Jews’, take down ‘secularist’ Palestinians and Hamas

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Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) released a video on June 30 in which it promised to “uproot the state of the Jews” and remove “Hamas dictators” in Gaza. “We will uproot the state of the […]

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Coordinated attacks kill at least 20 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai near Gaza, Israel

Egyptian President, Abdul Fatah Sisi addresses mourners at the funeral of chief prosecutor Hisham Barakat.  /Mena/Xinhua Press/Corbis

Special to WorldTribune.com Officials say at least 20 Egyptian security personnel were killed in a series of coordinated attacks in North Sinai on July 1 carried out by the Egypt affiliate of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). The […]

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Iran-backed Houthis pound Aden, kill 20 civilians; 1,200 escape from Yemen prison

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Special to WorldTribune.com Houthi rebels unleashed a rocket attack on Aden that killed 20 civilians and wounded 41 on July 1. The Iran-backed forces fired 15 Katyusha rockets at the Al-Mansura district of Aden, controlled by forces loyal to Yemeni […]

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ISIL’s genocide threat against Christian Arabs in Jerusalem ignored by Palestinian Authority

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah.  /Milad News Agency

Special to WorldTribune.com Palestinian Authority (PA) leaders on June 30 ignored a threat by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to slaughter Arab Christians in Jerusalem. ISIL warned that “infidel Christians” had one month to leave Jerusalem or the […]

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ISIL, Brotherhood suspected in car bomb attack that killed Egypt’s top prosecutor

Hisham Barakat (seated left), at the high court in Cairo with a group of newly appointed female judges earlier this month.  /Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Special to WorldTribune.com Egypt’s chief prosecutor, who had handed down death sentences to hundreds of supporters of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, was killed in a car bomb attack in Cairo on June 29. Officials said Hisham Barakat, 64, […]

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Coming to America? ISIL executes gay men in response to Supreme Court decision

Turkish riot police use water canon on a gay rights demonstrator on June 28.  /Twitter

Special to WorldTribune.com As supporters of same-sex marriage celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow gay marriage in all 50 states, a different story was unfolding in the Middle East. Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) terrorists executed […]

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Latest ISIL massacre: 146 civilians dead in Kobane, including women and children,

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Special to WorldTribune.com In a move seen as retribution for recent defeats at the hands of Kurdish fighters, Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) massacred 146 civilians in and around the Syria city of Kobane. According to the Syrian […]

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ISIL-tied attack rips Shi’ite mosque in Kuwait, kills 25

A bloodied man walks outside the Imam Sadiq Mosque after a bombing attack on June 26.  /AP

Special to WorldTribune.com A group affiliated with Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for a bombing attack on a Shi’ite mosque in Kuwait on June 26 that left at least 25 people dead. Another 202 people were […]

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Scorecard needed: New Islamist alliance targets Syrian regime, rejects ISIL

Members of Al Qaida's Nusra Front.

Special to WorldTribune.com A new Islamist alliance of eight groups has formed in southern Syria near the Israeli border and will focus on fighting Syrian regime forces. The alliance, which is called Jaish al-Fatah (Army of Conquest), is led by […]

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ISIL terrorists mint currency, claim revival of golden dinar

ISIL's golden dinar.

Special to WorldTribune.com In a bid to bring back the dinar, Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has minted its own coins. ISIL said in 2014 that it was intent on reinstating the golden dinar and silver dirham in […]

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