Tag Archives: War/Conflict

22Feb/15

Global Islamic Counter-Terrorism Conference opens

The 4 days Global Islamic Counter-Terrorism Conference opens with a message from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman: protect the image of Muslims across the world from the harm caused by terrorism.

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17Feb/15

Newspaper tells stories of Palestinians wounded in Israeli-Gaza conflict

A Palestinian charity launches a new newspaper to report on Gazans who were wounded or disabled during the Israeli offensives on the strip.

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17Feb/15

ISIS opens new front in North Africa

(Next Media Online) – The influence of ISIS is gradually expanding from its stronghold in Syria and Iraq to extremist groups in North Africa.

Militants in several countries in North Africa, including Libya, Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia, have pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
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17Feb/15

African musicians sing for peace at Amani festival in eastern Congo

Thousands of people from across the African Great Lakes Region attended the Amani festival in Goma over the weekend. Amani, which means peace in Swahili has been organised for a second year to try and change the story of a country mired by conflict and to give residents hope for peace.
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16Feb/15

Islamic State releases video purporting to show beheading of 21 Egyptians in Libya

A video released by Islamic State purportedly shows Egyptian Christians being marched along a beach, before being forced to their knees and beheaded.

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11Feb/15

Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.
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