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Fabien Clain, jihadists' voice in 2015 Paris attacks, killed

Feb. 28, 2019 2:48 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Fabien Clain was the voice of Islamic State for his home country of France — and above all for its capital city, terrorized by squads of extremists who blew themselves up outside the national stadium, and opened fire on concert-goers and cafe diners in November 2015. In a recording...

French militant linked to Paris attack killed in Syria

Feb. 28, 2019 2:46 PM EST

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group said Thursday that a prominent French militant who is one of Europe's most wanted members of the extremist group has been killed in an airstrike in Syria. The coalition tweeted that a strike killed Fabien Clain, who...

The Latest: French extremist linked to Paris attack killed

Feb. 28, 2019 1:47 PM EST

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — The Latest on Syria related developments (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group says a prominent French extremist linked to the 2015 attacks on Paris has been killed. The coalition tweeted Thursday that a strike killed Fabien...

Iraq to try IS detainees, including 13 French nationals

Feb. 25, 2019 11:09 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — All Islamic State group militants who committed crimes against Iraq will be put on trial, including 13 suspected French militants who have been transferred to Iraq from Syria, Iraq's president said Monday. Iraqi President Barham Saleh said during a two-day visit to France that the French...

More than 150 IS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria

Feb. 21, 2019 2:19 PM EST

OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group handed over more than 150 Iraqi members of the group to Iraq, an Iraqi security official said Thursday, marking the biggest repatriation from Syria of captured militants so far. The official said the IS militants were...

The Latest: Officials try to verify French IS member's death

Feb. 21, 2019 11:55 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Two officials say they are trying to verify reports that Fabien Clain, a Frenchman who is one of Europe's most-wanted members of Islamic State group, has died in an airstrike in Syria. A French diplomatic official and an...