Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Egypt, Russia & Greece

1) ISIS attacked multiple Egyptian checkpoints in the northern Sinai region, killing 50 Egyptian soldiers. About 22 of the 70 militants facilitating the attack were also killed. This is the first planned assault on Egypt of its kind. ISIS has also made threats to Hamas in Gaza for lacking religious piety and not doing more to remove the state of Israel.

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Today’s Top 3 International Stories: ISIS, Iran & Libya

1) ISIS claimed a lot of violence in the past 24 hours. They beheaded two women in Syria, the first time they have murdered female captives in this manner. The terrorist organization has also claimed a car bombing in Sana’a, Yemen that killed 28 people. Finally, there are new reports that show the French terrorist who beheaded his boss at a U.S.-run company was linked to ISIS, as well.

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Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Burundi, Sri Lanka & Greece

1) Burundi began legislature voting today despite warnings from the African Union that they would not observe the process. The election comes after months of protests in reaction to President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking an unconstitutional third term. Multiple polling stations have been forced to delay voting after violence, attacks and gunfire.

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Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Yemen, Nigeria & Moldova

12) The crisis in Yemen has lead to almost 80% of people in the country needing humanitarian assistance. The number has jumped by more than 5 million. The UN has condemned recent bombings, including those aimed at historic buildings in the capital of Sana’a. Saudi Arabia has bombed the area for 11 weeks but has been unable to change the balance of power from Houthi rebels.

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