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U.S.-backed Syrian force resumes ground assault on Islamic State

World Nov 12, 2018

U.S.-backed Syrian force resumes ground assault on Islamic State

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Sunday it had resumed a ground assault against Islamic State in its last foothold near the Iraqi border, following the suspension of the offensive last month after Turkish shelling of northern Syria. The Kurdish-led SDF said its operations ...

Australia police say Melbourne attacker also planned explosion

Asia Pacific Nov 10, 2018

Australia police say Melbourne attacker also planned explosion

Australia police said Saturday a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two in what they described as an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion. The attacker, Hassain Khalif Shire Ali, 30, had his passport canceled ...