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Nigeria obliga a retroceder a Boko Haram, que solo resiste en tres enclaves | Noticias - Página Principal | Reuters

ABUJA (Reuters) - El ejército nigeriano dijo el martes que había expulsado a Boko Haram de todas las áreas que controlaba salvo en tres zonas concretas del noreste del país, proclamando la victoria sobre los insurgentes islámicos menos de dos semanas antes de que se celebren elecciones en el país …

With Attacks in Yemen and Tunisia ISIS Launches a Global War of Terror

The gruesome bombings in Sanaa and Tunis this week show ISIS expanding its theater of operations.<p>ISTANBUL — Twin suicide bombings today on two Shia …

Al-Qaeda

Yemen: Bombs kill 137 at mosques; ISIS purportedly lays claim

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> The Sunni terror group ISIS purportedly claimed it committed Friday's bombings that killed scores of people at two mosques frequented by Shiite rebels in Yemen's capital -- an attack that would mark ISIS's first large-scale attack in the Arabian Peninsula country.<p>At least 137 …

Raed Jaser and Chiheb Esseghaier, who investigators say were advised by al-Qaida members, could face life sentences after Canadian court verdict<p>Two men accused of plotting to attack a passenger train travelling from New York to Toronto were found guilty of several terror-related charges and could …

Crime

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Las fuerzas iraquíes entran en Tikrit en una ofensiva contra el Estado Islámico | Noticias - Página Principal | Reuters

Por Ahmed Rasheed<p>Las fuerzas de seguridad de Irak y combatientes de milicias entraron el miércoles en la ciudad de Tikrit, lugar de nacimiento del fallecido líder autócrata Saddam Hussein, avanzando desde el norte y el sur en su mayor contraofensiva hasta la fecha contra los extremistsa del Estado …

Boko Haram strikes again in Maiduguri as explosion leaves 15 dead

Barely two hours after a bloody attack was reported in Ngamdu village, about 100 km away from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, another explosion …

Al-Nusra Front Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, the Al-Nusra Front, on Monday reaffirmed its allegiance to the global extremist network and denied any plan to break …

Middle East

TimesLIVE

Rights & Freedoms

First female western fighter dies fighting Islamic State

A 19-year-old woman has reportedly become the first female western fighter to die in battle against Islamic State (Isis) in northern Syria.<p>Ivana Hoffmann, who was known by the nom de guerre Avaşin Tekoşin Güneş, was killed on Saturday morning while fighting alongside Kurdish fighters in the Syrian …

Communist Party

Detenida en Barcelona una presunta yihadista que pretendía unirse al Estado Islámico | Noticias - Página Principal | Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - La Guardia Civil ha detenido el sábado en el aeropuerto de Barcelona a una mujer residente en España que presuntamente pretendía unirse al Estado Islámico, según informó el Ministerio del Interior en una nota de prensa.<p>La Guardia Civil ha detenido el sábado en el aeropuerto de …

Boko Haram purportedly pledges allegiance to ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Boko Haram, the Nigeria-based Islamist terror group, has pledged allegiance to ISIS, according to an audio message purported to be from Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau.<p>In the audio, which was posted online Saturday, the speaker says Boko Haram is announcing its "allegiance to the …

Iraq forces working to encircle ISIL in Tikrit

The Iraqi army has said its strategy for retaking the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group's stronghold of Tikrit is to surround the city before launching an assault.<p>A senior commander said on Wednesday that operations were currently focused on preventing ISIL from launching more …

Virginia teen accused of being ISIS recruiter

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A 17-year-old Virginia student has been charged with helping recruit for ISIS, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday.<p>The teen, whose name was not disclosed, was taken into custody last week, the officials said.<p>Prosecutors are seeking to charge him as an adult but …

Former Royal Marine from Yorkshire becomes first Briton to die fighting Isil

Konstandinos Erik Scurfield from Barnsley, a volunteer fighter with the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, said to have been killed fighting Islamic State jihadists in Syria<p>A former Royal Marine is believed to have become the first Briton to die while fighting with Kurdish militants against the …

Iraq says launches offensive on Islamic State north of Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s armed forces, backed by Shi’ite militia, attacked Islamic State strongholds north of Baghdad on Monday as they launched an offensive to retake the city of Tikrit and the surrounding Sunni Muslim province of Salahuddin.<p>The offensive is the biggest military operation in the …

Pro-Baghdad forces 'making slow progress in Tikrit against determined Islamic State'

Iraqi government sends 30,000 forces to retake the town which Isil took last summer<p>Fighting was under way on Monday night in the key central <b>Iraqi</b> city of Tikrit, birthplace of former dictator Saddam Hussein, as government forces and Shia militia launched a major assault to displace <b>Islamic State of</b> …

Boko Haram posts video purporting to show beheadings of two men

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group already blamed for numerous horrific attacks in West Africa, posted a graphic video online Monday showing the apparent beheadings of two men who the group said were suspected spies.<p>The six-minute video shows two men with their arms tied …

Court papers show extent of Mohammed Emwazi's links to terror before joining ISIS

Mohammed Emwazi, recently identified as the infamous 'Jihadi John' featured in several videos showing the beheading of hostages by ISIS, was a member of a terror cell linked to failed attacks on London's Underground subway system in 2005.<p>Emwazi's ties to terror groups have been laid out by the …

Activistas: Estado Islámico libera 19 cristianos sirios

BEIRUT (AP) — El grupo Estado Islámico liberó el domingo al menos a 19 cristianos que se contaban entre las más de 220 personas secuestradas por los …

Isis killer Mohammed Emwazi had link to 2005 London bomb plot

Islamic State (Isis),World news,UK security and counter-terrorism,UK news,Al-Shabaab,Al-Qaida,Yvette Cooper<p>Key figure in Mohammed Emwazi terror cell talked to 21/7 attacker who was later jailed for life over failed attack at tube station<p>Mohammed Emwazi, the Islamic State (Isis) extremist behind the …

Terrorism

Tres chicas británicas logran entrar en Siria para unirse a ISIS

Tres jóvenes británicas se han embarcado rumbo a Siria para incorporarse a las filas de ISIS. Amira, Shamina y Kadiza fueron captadas a través de las …

ISIS releases some Assyrian Christians, monitoring group says 19 are freed

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS militants in northern Syria released 19 Assyrian Christian hostages on Sunday, according to Rami Abdelrahman, the chief of the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.<p>Abdelrahman has a network of activists on the ground in Syria.<p>On Saturday, the observatory -- citing an …

ISIS Has Begun Executing Captured Christians, According to Report

<b>Unconfirmed report warns of mass execution of “infidels” tomorrow.</b><p>Islamic State militants have reportedly executed 15 Christians who have been …

ISIS Vandals Destroy Works of Art That Challenge Their Take on Islam

Islamic State under pressure as Kurds take Syrian town

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish forces dealt a blow to Islamic State by capturing an important town on Friday in the latest stage of a powerful offensive in northeast Syria, a Kurdish militia spokesman said.<p>Fighters of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) carry their weapons along a street in the …

Los ataques extremistas en Kenia sumaron 173 muertos en 2014

NAIROBI, Kenia (AP) — Los extremistas islámicos mataron en Kenia a 173 personas en 2014, según la policía del país, lo que supone la mayor cifra de …

Fuerzas nigerianas recuperan ciudad fronteriza que había sido capturada por Boko Haram | Principales noticias | Reuters

Por Lanre Ola y Abdoulaye Massalaki<p>BAUCHI, Nigeria/NIAMEY, Níger (Reuters) - Fuerzas nigerianas respaldadas por cazas retomaron el control el sábado de la ciudad fronteriza de Baga de manos del grupo islamista Boko Haram, dijo el Ejército, una victoria significativa en la ofensiva contra la …