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November 18, 2018 10:18 AM Bikers hurl grenade at religious gathering in India, three killed

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two men on motorcycles threw a grenade at a Sikh religious gathering of about 250 people in Amritsar city in the northern Indian state of Punjab on Sunday, killing three and injuring around 20, police said. Initial reports suggest that two people armed with pistols came to the venue, said provincial police chief Surinder Pal Singh 82

November 13, 2018 6:02 PM Iraq PM says IS militants seeking to cross to Iraq from Syria

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that hundreds of Iraqi Islamic State militants at Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria were trying to cross into Iraq. The militants have launched attacks in recent weeks against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces on the Syrian side of the border, prompting Iraqi militias that operate alongside the army to reinforce 109

November 10, 2018 9:54 AM Melbourne police see Islamic State 'inspiration' behind stabbings

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, police said on Saturday. Police identified the man responsible for Friday’s attack as Somali-born Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, 30, and said he was radicalized 113

November 9, 2018 4:41 PM Suicide car bombers kill at least 22 in Somalia

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel in Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least 22 people, police said. The militant Islamist group al Shabaab, linked to al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hotel Sahafi, which is near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID). Hotel guards 105

November 9, 2018 12:02 PM The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack in Australia that police say was linked to terrorism. Police say the driver of a pickup truck got out of his vehicle, which then caught fire, and attacked three bystanders with a knife before being fatally shot by police on Friday in Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city. The militant 97

November 8, 2018 8:46 AM Tajik security forces kill at least 13 inmates in prison riot: security sources

DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Tajik security forces have killed at least 13 inmates at a high-security prison in the northern city of Khujand where a riot broke out late on Wednesday, three security sources said on Thursday. Local authorities confirmed there had been a riot at the prison, but provided no other information. Khujand lies around 300 km (186 miles) 72

November 7, 2018 11:02 AM Turkey kills YPG militant who fired across Syrian border: security source

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish forces killed a Kurdish YPG militant who fired into Turkey from Syria, a Turkish security source said on Wednesday, the most recent cross-border clash between Turkey and Kurdish militants east of the Euphrates River. The militant had fired from Syria’s Ras al-Ayn region into Turkey’s Sanliurfa province, the source said. Turkey 81

November 4, 2018 6:35 PM Iraqi Kurds say upgrade raises oil pipeline capacity to 1 million bpd

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An oil export pipeline in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region has been upgraded to a capacity of 1 million barrels per day from 700,000 bpd, the Kurdish regional government’s natural resources ministry said on Sunday. The pipeline carries crude across Iraqi Kurdistan and connects to a metering station in Fish-Khabur near the Turkish 114

November 3, 2018 10:18 AM Christian pilgrims to be buried one day after Islamic attack in Egypt

Coptic Christians chant slogans during a protest following an attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery, in Minya, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Associated Press) Coptic Christians prepared to bury seven worshippers — including six from the same family — on Saturday, a day after Islamic militants ambushed three 316

November 1, 2018 9:28 AM Turkey says 260,000 Syrians have returned to 'Euphrates Shield' operation area

ANKARA (Reuters) - A total of 260,000 Syrian nationals have returned to a swathe of land in northern Syria where Turkey carried out a cross-border operation dubbed “Euphrates Shield”, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday. Turkey launched Euphrates Shield in 2016 to drive away Islamic State militants and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from its border 120