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Leader of brutal Boko Haram group says he is healthy despite death claims

The leader of the brutal Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a marathon 40-minute video message denying he had been killed or seriously injured in a military air strike.Abubakar Shekau taunted leaders by claiming they cannot kill him 'until my time comes' and appeared to insult one by saying he had 'goat eyes'.

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Military Describes Shekau's Claims As Mere Propaganda •

This is following the release of a video purportedly by by the factional leader of insurgent group, Boko Haram, debunking earlier claims by the military that Shekau was killed or badly wounded in an air strike in September.“He also tried albeit failingly to deny the air raid by the Nigerian Air Force in which he was wounded.

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Soldier Killed, Two Missing After Militants Attack Military in Cross Riv

A Nigerian soldier has been killed following an attack on the troops by some militants in Cross River State.l Sani Usman said the attack was led by the group’s wanted leader, Benjamin Simpler also known as G1He said in the statement that one soldier was killed while two others went missing as a result of the attack.

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Nigerian Military Responds to latest Boko Haram Video

The Nigerian Military has reacted to the latest video purportedly released by the former leader of Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau as a ‘mere propaganda’ by ‘a mentally sick and unstable’ terrorist leader.Sani Kukasheka urged the public to be calm because the military will soon finish off the remnant of Boko Haram in the country and rescue the abducted Chibok School girls.

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Military Family Salute and Support Brunch

The American Red Cross is hosting a Military Family Salute and Support Brunch on Saturday, Oct.The Military Family Salute and Support Brunch is for military families, veterans and reservists.

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IS Turning Mosul Into 'Hell on Earth — US Military

While the Syrian city of Raqqa is considered the caliphate's de facto capital, Mosul is the largest city under its control.The Pentagon is seeking to sanction a military plan that will see an additional 500 American troops heading out to Iraq.

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US Military Uses Skin-Eating White Phosphorus in Iraq, Again

Images posted on a website linked to the Pentagon clearly show US Army personnel firing white phosphorus munitions against the Islamic State group in Iraq, despite the chemical's volatility, and horrific injuries.Under international legal norms, the use of white phosphorus is banned in civilian areas, and the chemical is only to be used to form smoke screens or signals for advancing troops.

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Police detain two military men for alleged road bully case

: Two military personnel were among four people detained by the police to facilitate investigations into road bully cases.The military personnel aged 20 and 22, and the other two male youths, aged 19 and 20, were picked up in operations at several major roads in the city between 11 last night and 6am today.

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Taliban Buy Off 89 Afghan Military Posts

Nasrollah Sadeghi Zadeh Nili, the representative of Afghanistan’s central province of Daykundi in the Parliament, announced that Taliban has managed to buy off 89 police stations and the Parliament is required to investigate the reasons and whereabouts without delay.According to a report by Mizan, as translated by IFP, Sadeghi Zadeh pointed to 89 military posts of Urozgan Province that were traded to Taliban terrorists and said, “The Parliament should explore why the military men who have served in Afghanistan for years join the opposition group and simply trade military posts with them.