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ISIL militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on July 1 in which 50 people were killed, security sources said, the largest attack yet in the insurgency-hit province.
BEIRUT - Reuters
A Syrian Kurdish militia said on July 1 it had recovered full control of the border town of Tel Abyad after ISIL fighters raided its outskirts the day before in preparation for a larger assault.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
A visibly angry Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged tougher laws against militants and suggested fast track executions at the funeral on June 30 of the state prosecutor assassinated in a car bombing
WASHINGTON – Anadolu Agency
The U.S. has ruled out support for a buffer zone in northern Syria amid renewed fighting just across Turkey’s southern border, according to a U.S. State Department official
JERUSALEM – Agence France-Presse
Israel deported Tunisian ex-president Moncef Marzouki and European parliament member Ana Miranda on June 30 after they took part in a flotilla seeking to defy its Gaza blockade, an official said
Turkish security forces have halted hundreds of ISIL-fleeing Yazidis from crossing into Europe. Here are photos of the tragic cat and mouse game taking place
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The United States has no "solid evidence" that Jordan and Turkey are considering seeking a buffer zone in Syria, the State Department said on June 29.
KUWAIT – Reuters
Kuwait’s interior minister said June 30 the country was at war with militants and would strike out at cells believed to be in the country.
SANAA - Agence France-Presse
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed an attack on two Huthi rebel leaders in Sanaa on June 29 night that medics said had killed at least 28 people, including eight women.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
At least 10 people, including two children, were killed in Syrian government air strikes on the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma on June 30, a monitor said
Egypt's state prosecutor was wounded when a powerful bomb hit his convoy in the capital on June 29, officials said, after jihadists urged attacks on the judiciary to punish a crackdown on Islamists.
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