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At least 30 killed in Somalia restaurant bombings

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DEADLY BLASTS. People and soldiers search in the rubble of a destroyed building in Baidoa, Somalia on February 28, 2016 after twin explosions killed at least 30 people. Photo by AFP
Shebab Islamists claim responsibility for the deadly blasts at a crowded restaurant

MOGADISHU, Somalia (Feb. 29, 2016) — At least 30 people have been killed in twin bomb attacks claimed by Shebab Islamists at a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa, the regional governor said Monday, February 29.

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Egypt attacks in Sinai leave 4 security forces dead

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the region is an ISIS stronghold

CAIRO, Egypt (Feb. 1, 2016) — Two Egyptian policemen and two soldiers were killed on Sunday, January 31, in two bombing attacks in the country’s restive Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have regularly attacked security forces.

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50 feared killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

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BLACK FLAG. A Boko Haram flag flutters from an abandoned command post in Gamboru deserted after Chadian troops chased them from the border town. Photo by Stephanie Yas/AFP
The assault which killed at least 50 people in the mostly Muslim region took place after evening prayers

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Feb. 1, 2016) — Around 50 people were feared killed when Boko Haram fighters armed with guns and explosives attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria, the army and local residents said Sunday, January 31.

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French-speaking jihadist executes ‘apostates’ in ISIS video

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ISIS THREAT. An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by ISIS’ al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIS fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province, Iraq. File Photo by Al-Furqan Media/AFP
In the video, ISIS threatens to carry out terrorism acts that will make the world forget about the 9/11 attacks in the United States

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Jan. 31. 2016) — The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group released a video Saturday, January 30, purporting to show a French-speaking jihadist threatening attacks against the West and executing so-called apostates and spies in Iraq.

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Civilians take up arms vs ISIS and BIFF in Mindanao

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RED GOD’S SOLDIERS. Members of armed Christian group Red God’s Solders set on fire a flag of ISIS during a gathering Tuesday, January 19, 2016 somewhere in Central Mindanao mountains. Photo by Jef Maitem.
In a gathering somewhere in the mountains of Central Mindanao, Brother Asiong, spokesman for Red God’s Soldiers, leads over 300 men in burning the ISIS flag

CENTRAL MINDANAO, Philippines (Jan. 19, 2016) — Members of an armed Christian group here burned a flag of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Tuesday, January 19, to show their opposition to attacks by ISIS-inspired organizations against civilians and the reported plan of the terror group to set up its own province in the region.

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