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Islamic state: Government basrd on Islamic law
The term Islamic state has been used to describe various historical polities and theories of governance in the Islamic world. As translation of the Arabic term dawlah islāmiyyah it refers to a modern notion associated with political Islam (Islamism).

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Islamic State released a video purporting to show its militants beheading 10 Christian men in Nigeria, saying it was part of a campaign to avenge the deaths of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and its..
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The Irish citizen who became an Islamic State bride is due back in Dublin on Sunday morning.
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Germany arrests citizen accused of Islamic State membership upon return home

German authorities have arrested a German citizen accused of being a member of Islamic State upon her return to Germany, federal prosecutors said on Saturday.
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Detained Moroccan jihadists were planning sea attacks: official

An Islamic State cell broken up last week planned to attack Casablanca and its port, but a Syrian militant who assisted the group remains at large, the head of Morocco's BCIJ security agency said on..
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Indonesia minister has surgery after attack by suspected Islamist

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Death toll in Afghan wedding bombing rises to 80

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Dutch court convicts Islamic State militant of war crimes: ANP

Dutch judges on Tuesday convicted an Islamic State militant to seven and a half years in prison for war crimes in Iraq and Syria after he posed with a crucified body and shared images of dead victims..
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Navy SEAL sentenced for posing with dead captive

A military jury sentenced a decorated Navy SEAL to four months of confinement for posing with the body of an Islamic State captive in Iraq, but a judge credited him with enough days to ensure he won't..
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Islamic State recruiter known as 'Umm Nutella' sentenced to four years

A U.S. judge on Wednesday sentenced an Islamic State recruiter known as "Umm Nutella" to four years in prison, far less than federal prosecutors had sought, even though she double-crossed them after..
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Woman accused of aiding Islamic State, double-crossing U.S., faces up to life in prison

A U.S. woman charged with working as an Islamic State recruiter under the code name "Umm Nutella," who agreed to cooperate with the prosecutors but then divulged her deal to extremists while out on..
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Medic stuns courtroom saying he killed prisoner, not Navy SEAL on trial

A Navy SEAL medic testified on Thursday that he was responsible for the death of an Islamic State fighter - not the Navy SEAL defendant undergoing a court martial for war crimes - describing it as a..
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Medic testifies at Navy SEAL trial he killed victim, not defendant

A Navy SEAL medic testified on Thursday that he was responsible for the death of an Islamic State fighter - not the Navy SEAL defendant undergoing a court martial for war crimes - describing it as a..
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France's Le Pen faces trial over Twitter images of Islamic State atrocities

French far-right politician and former presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will face trial over publishing images of Islamic State atrocities on Twitter in December 2015, a judicial source said on..
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Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing

An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday.
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