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The United States is considering possible “military options” against the growing presence of Daesh in Libya, Pentagon says.

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Russia and Syria in August signed an agreement giving Moscow the go-ahead for an open-ended military presence in the war-torn country, Moscow has revealed.

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A truck rigged with explosives has crashed into a police training camp in Zliten, Libya. It exploded leaving at least 50 people dead, according to the city's mayor. Up to 100 are believed to have injured.

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A high-ranking figure in Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has been killed in Iraq’s troubled western province of Anbar during the army operations against terrorists.  

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The Egyptian army has killed more than 50 militants linked to the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in the country’s Sinai Peninsula, reports say.

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At least 14 militants affiliated with the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group have been killed in airstrikes carried out by Afghanistan’s air force in the eastern province of Nangarhar.

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Three people detained in Brussels on suspicion of preparing terror attacks during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays have been released by the Belgian investigation office, the Federal Prosecutor's Office reported, according to Reuters.

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The Belgian police have arrested three more people for allegedly plotting an attack against the country’s capital during New Year celebrations.

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Indonesian police authorities have arrested three people with suspected links to Deash Takfiri terrorist group during an operation in the Southeast Asian nation’s Central Sulawesi Province.

“This morning, my personnel reported that they had arrested three more people in Tayawa village,” Sulawesi police chief Brigadier General Idham Azis said on Thursday, Press TV reported.

Azis added that the three suspects are believed to be the followers of militant leader, Abu Wardah, aka Santoso, who is hiding in the mountainous forests around Poso town in the province.

Security officials say Santoso and around 31 of his followers have pledged allegiance to Daesh.

At least 400 Indonesians have reportedly joined Daesh terror group in the two conflict-plagued Middle Eastern countries of Iraq and Syria. Around 70 of the extremists have returned to Indonesia after wreaking havoc in Syria.

According to a report issued earlier this month by the New York-based intelligence consultancy, Soufan Group, between 27,000 and 31,000 foreign nationals have flocked to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Daesh extremists or other foreign-sponsored terrorist groups.

MG

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Two people were arrested by Belgian police in the country’s capital of Brussels following raids that took place on Sunday and Monday. Both are suspected of planning attacks in the city that were to be launched during the New Year's celebrations.

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