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Top IS Militant Taunts Lebanese Shi'ites

A Sunni militant commander in Syria who has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group has threatened to retaliate against Lebanese Shi'ites due to the arrest of his wife and children in Lebanon. In a video statement, Abu Ali al-Shishani said Shi'ite women and children will be legitimate targets for his militants. Shishani is flanked by two masked gunmen in the video, which could not be independently verified as authentic.  His real name is Anas Sharkas, according to...

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