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Brussels on alert amid fears of Paris-style attacks

The Belfast Telegraph reports: Armed police and soldiers are patrolling the streets, subways are closed and many shops have shut their doors in the Belgian capital Brussels as the government issued a warning over possible Paris-style terror attacks. At least … Continue reading

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ISIL destroy a second historic site in Iraq

The Daily Mail reports on the recent destruction of a second historic site in northern Iraq by ISIL: Islamic State extremists have continued their attack on Iraq’s cultural and historical heritage by bulldozing a second ancient site, officials say. Officials … Continue reading

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Libya chaos deepens as Isil strikes threaten to halt oil production and government bombs Tripoli airport

The Telegraph reports on developments in the conflict in Libya: Libya may be forced to cease all oil production after suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) jihadists attacked three oilfields and the national army bombed an airport … Continue reading

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Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli ‘massacre’

The BBC reports on the situation facing residents of Amerli, a town in northern Iraq that has been under siege for the last two months: The UN has called for action to prevent what it says may be a possible … Continue reading

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