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Egypt says militant leader killed in shootout: army statement Saturday, 1 Aug 2015

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian armed forces killed a leading member of the country's Islamic State affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.  Full Article

Seven Libyan soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Seven Libyan soldiers were killed on Friday when Islamic State militants stormed a checkpoint manned by forces loyal to the official government, military officials said.  Full Article  

Suicide bomber kills six, injures 11 in Nigeria market: NEMA Friday, 31 Jul 2015 

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber struck a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Friday, killing six people, the national Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.  Full Article  

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