As part of its guilty plea, French cement maker Lafarge-Holcim has acknowledged that it paid nearly $12.8 million to armed groups, including Daesh terror organisation in Syria, and agreed to pay a fine to the US Justice Department.
While the US order accuses Türkiye's military operation in northern Syria of "undermining" the campaign against Daesh terrorists, Ankara's foreign ministry terms the allegation "unfounded".
Daesh leader Abu Hashum al Umawi and one more terror group member were killed in the country's northern region, US military's Central Command claims.
As millions of people from the besieged community languish in detention camps, the situation is ripe for extremist groups to prey on the anger of Iraqi Sunnis, as Daesh did in 2014.
A suicide bomber attack on an education centre in western Kabul has left at least 100 people killed and injured, most of them young women.
During interrogation, the terrorists admitted that they did intensive reconnaissance on Turkish Armed Forces bases and Turkish institutions in northern Syria.
Convoy carrying supplies to local residents escorted by a military unit "was the target of a terrorist attack" near Gaskinde in the Sahel region, an army statement said.
Turkish President Erdogan stressed that Ankara will continue to fight against the FETO, PKK/YPG and Daesh terrorist groups.
The coalition, known as the Platform, said several hundred militants attacked its fighters and forced them to retreat near Talataye in the Gao region — long a hotspot for violence.
President Erdogan says West has never conducted a "proper operation or fight" against Daesh, shortly after Türkiye captures a senior executive of the terrorist organisation.
"After [Abu Bakr] al Baghdadi and [Abdul Nasser] Qardash, Abu Zeyd was one of the most important leaders of Daesh," says President Erdogan, who announced the militant's capture.
The Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the violent attacks in Mozambique's Nampula province, where at least six people were beheaded and an 83-year-old Italian nun was shot dead.
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