Man executed in China for rape of 26 minors

Li Jishun, a former primary school teacher, was put to death by the Intermediate People's Court

Beijing: A man in China’s Gansu province was executed on Thursday for the rape and sexual abuse of 26 children, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) said. Li Jishun, a former primary school teacher, was put to death by the Intermediate People’s Court Li Jishun, a former primary school teacher, was put to death by the Intermediate People’s More...

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The sporadic battles resulted in the killing of 13 militants while dozens of others were injured
By Agencies On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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47 killed in clashes with IS militants in Iraq

Baghdad: At least 47 people were killed on Thursday in separate clashes between the Islamic State (IS) militants and Iraqi security forces in the provinces of Salahudin and Anbar, security sources said. The sporadic More...

All the samples were sent from a military laboratory in Utah
By Agencies On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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US accidentally sent live anthrax to nine states, South Korea

Seoul/Washington: The US Armed Forces accidentally sent live samples of anthrax to laboratories in nine US states and one to its military base in South Korea, the Pentagon said on Thursday. All the samples were More...

The woman was killed for failing to obey IS's strict laws
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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IS burned 80-year-old Christian woman alive

Baghdad: Islamic State militants burned an 80-year-old Christian woman alive in northern Iraq for failing to comply with their drastic interpretation of Sharia law, the independent BasNews agency reported. The woman More...

The troops also regained full control of al-Taash and al-Humeriyah areas south of Ramadi after driving out IS militants
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Iraqi forces recapture IS-held positions near key city

Baghdad: Iraqi security forces and allied militias on Wednesday reclaimed positions from Islamic State (IS) militants near the city of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province, a provincial security source said. The troops More...

Safeguarding Palmyra is the responsibility of the international community, not just Syria's
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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‘No damage’ to Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra

Damascus: The 2,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site of Palmyra has not been damaged by Islamic State terrorists who overran the ancient city, a top Syrian archaeology official said. Safeguarding Palmyra is the More...

Anyone involving themselves in conflicts in the Middle East would face prosecution upon return
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Sydney mother abandons two kids, joins IS in Syria

Sydney: A mother from the Australian city of Sydney has abandoned her two children to join the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, a media report said on Tuesday. Anyone involving themselves in conflicts in the Middle More...

Among the dead were apparently three IS leaders, identified as Majbal Diban Khalaf al-Luizi, Ahmed Ali al-Jubouri and Bassem Mohamed Ali al-Fanush
By Agencies On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Over 40 IS militants killed in Iraq

Baghdad: At least 40 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a series of air strikes launched by the US-led international coalition against jihadi strongholds in and around Mosul, in northern Iraq. Among the More...

It was not clear if the attack was carried out by the Boko Haram
By Agencies On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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30 killed in Nigeria gunmen attack

Abuja: At least 30 people were killed in an attack by gunmen who invaded a village in Nigeria’s north central state of Benue, police and witnesses said Monday. It was not clear if the attack was carried out More...

Among the injured were 13 IS members and seven from Taliban ranks
By Agencies On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Taliban-IS clashes leave 27 dead in Afghanistan

Kabul: Ongoing clashes between Taliban and Islamic State militants in western Afghanistan have left at least 27 insurgents dead and 20 other people injured, officials told Efe news agency on Monday. Among the injured More...