The UN refugee agency said 65,000 had been displaced since mid-January
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Monday 20 January 2014
Iraqi authorities say a series of bombings across Baghdad, targeting marketplaces and two court buildings, has killed 21 people.
Thursday 09 January 2014
A suicide bomber has blown himself up at a military recruiting centre in Baghdad, killing at least 12 people.
Sunday 05 January 2014
Deadliest attack took place in Baghdad's Shia northern Shaab neighbourhood
Thursday 02 January 2014
Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen battled on Thursday to put down al-Qa'ida-linked gunmen who, in a coordinated surge, ran rampant in two of the country's main Sunni cities, overrunning police stations and sweeping through the streets, emboldened by mounting sectarian tensions between minority Sunnis and the Shiite-led government.
Wednesday 25 December 2013
Egypt's interim government has blamed the group for an attack on police headquarters
Wednesday 25 December 2013
The attacks bring the number of people killed so far in Iraq this month to 441
Monday 23 December 2013
A teenage photographer has been killed while covering the Syrian civil war for Reuters.
Saturday 14 December 2013
An American avionics technician was arrested on Friday as part of an FBI sting after he drove a vehicle loaded with what he thought were explosives to a Wichita airport.
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Monday 09 December 2013
28-year-old added that he loves al-Qa'ida and think of Islamist terrorists as 'brothers'
Governments have paid £42m in ransoms to al-Qa'ida and other terrorist groups in last three years, UN told
Thursday 05 December 2013
Britain’s ambassador, Sir Mark Lyall Grant, puts forward draft resolution calling on UN member states 'to prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments'
US Navy Seal team fails in attempt to kill al-Shabaab leader in Somalia raid following Nairobi mall attack
Sunday 06 October 2013
Update: Despite reports last night from US officials that the target had died during heavy gunfire, it has now been confirmed that he survived the attack
Saturday 05 October 2013
Major Emmanuel Chirchir, spokesman for the Kenya Defence Forces has identified four men as gunmen in the attacks
Monday 23 September 2013
Two brothers who were stopped by police in Dover have appeared in court accused of travelling to a terrorist training camp in Syria.
Thursday 12 September 2013
Two western-born Islamists killed in Somali al-Qa'ida squabble
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Army militants also fired rocket-propelled grenades at army checkpoint near building
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