Suspected Militants Kill 235 in Sinai Mosque Attack

Egyptian security officials said 235 people were killed Friday by suspected militants in an attack on a packed mosque in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula. The government’s MENA news agency said extremists targeted the al-Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of the provincial capital, el-Arish.

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Egypt: UN chief and Security Council condemn attack on Sinai mosque

24 November 2017 – Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned “in the strongest terms” the attack on al-Rawdah Mosque during Friday prayers in the town of Bir al-Abed in North Sinai, Egypt, that left scores of people dead and wounded.

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Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Nov. 24, 2017 – U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 10 strikes consisting of 14 engagements Nov. 10-23, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

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Taliban commander killed in Afghan airstrike in Kapisa

The early Friday morning airstrike in Nijrab district killed Dilawar Khan and five of his family members, said Qais Qaderi, a spokesman for the province’s governor. Qaderi added that a search operation to locate Khan’s militant brother, who remains at large, had been launched.

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US Navy ends search for 3 missing sailors in the Philippine Sea

The US Navy has ended the search and rescue mission to find three sailors who went missing after their aircraft crashed into the Philippine Sea a couple of days ago, presuming they are dead. “Our thoughts and prayers are with our lost shipmates and their families,” Rear Adm.

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