Five foreign women were sentenced to death for their involvement with the Islamic State; two of them are from Azerbaijan, and three are from Kyrgyzstan. Another five women received life sentences.
At least four people were killed, and five were wounded in recent violence:
In the Daquq area, witnesses say a group of Islamic State militants, 60-strong, attacked small villages . Two policemen were killed, and three were wounded before they militants were pushed back. Two militants were also killed.
A bomb wounded two people in Madaen.
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