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{FD} Kuwait shutters Shiite TV over owners ties to terror group

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Kuwait has shuttered a private Shiite satellite television channel, saying one of its owners was involved in a terror group linked with Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt announces terror-fighting council that includes Pope

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Egypt’s president has announced the formation of a new body to confront terrorism and extremism that includes the country’s top officials. Continue reading

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{FD} Prominent German radical convicted of backing Islamic terror

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A court has convicted one of Germany’s most prominent Islamic radicals of supporting a foreign terrorist organization and sentenced him to 5½ years in prison. Continue reading

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{FD} Taliban attack kills at least 26 Afghan soldiers, official says

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An Afghan official says 26 soldiers have been killed in a blistering Taliban assault on an Afghan National Security base in southern Kandahar province. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Qatar bloc adds names, entities to ‘terrorism’ list

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The four Arab countries isolating Qatar over its alleged support for extremists has added 18 more people and organizations to a designated terrorist list. Continue reading

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{FD} Knife-wielding man shouts ‘Allahu Akbar,’ arrested for attacking police in Spain

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A knife-wielding man who shouted “Allahu Akbar” was arrested Tuesday after he attacked a Spanish police officer near the Spanish-Moroccan border, authorities said. Continue reading

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{FD} Nigeria bombings: At least 8 killed after female suicide bombers hit displaced persons camps

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At least eight people were killed after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria’s main city Monday, a civilian self-defense group said. Continue reading

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{FD} Qatar’s ruler voices willingness to talk to solve Arab rift

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Qatar’s ruling emir said on Friday that his embattled Gulf nation remains open to dialogue with four Arab countries that have isolated it, but that any resolution to the crisis must respect his country’s sovereignty. Continue reading

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{FD} German teen’s pursuit to join ISIS comes to an end

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A 16-year-old German girl’s yearlong adventure to join the ranks of ISIS came to an end when she was captured in Mosul. Continue reading

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{FD} Saudi king shakes up security agencies after prince’s rise

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In royal decrees, Saudi Arabia’s king has stripped the Interior Ministry of many of its key mandates, including counter-terrorism, following the ouster of the crown prince who was also the ministry’s chief. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Iran Guard kills 3 terrorists, wounds 4 in north

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Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that elite Revolutionary Guard forces have killed three terrorists and wounded four others in a clash in a border area in the country’s northwest. Continue reading

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{FD} Cairo upset over latest US travel warning to Egypt

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Egypt has expressed “discontent” over the latest U.S. travel warning to the Mideast country, saying the notice makes a false distinction between terrorist groups and violent political organizations. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany cautions citizens on Turkey after activist jailed

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Turkey says Germany’s demand for the release of a German human rights trainer is “unacceptable” and an attempt to interfere with the Turkish judiciary. Continue reading

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{FD} Rights group: Bahraini activist charged under terrorism law

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A Bahraini rights group says a female activist has been charged under an anti-terrorism law amid a crackdown on dissent in the U.S.-allied Gulf island nation. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump administration letting Africa’s crises drift: Experts

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When President Donald Trump left his chair at this month’s G20 summit while Africa was discussed and had daughter Ivanka sit in for him, critics blasted it as a breach of diplomatic protocol. Continue reading

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{FD} The troubling US post-prison experiment to ‘rehabilitate’ an ISIS supporter

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When a young man from Minnesota’s Somali community who admitted trying to join ISIS appeared for sentencing in November, the judge made him an offer: avoid more prison time and participate in an experimental “terrorist rehabilitation.” Continue reading

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{FD} Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists pending trial

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A court in Istanbul has ordered six human rights activists — including Amnesty International’s Turkey director — formally arrested pending a trial on charges of aiding an armed terror group. Continue reading

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{FD} Baghdadi ‘is definitely alive,’ Kurdish intel official says

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ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “is definitely alive,” a top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said Monday, sweeping aside multiple recent reports claiming the world’s most sought-after terrorist was dead. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 8 killed in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

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At least eight people are dead after a suspected female suicide bomber detonated at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: UN says record number of Afghan civilians killed

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The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Detained human rights activists face charges in Turkey

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Ten human rights activists are appearing before a court in Istanbul to face possible charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkish opposition: Govt blocks full probe into failed coup

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Turkey’s main opposition party says the government is blocking a full investigation into last summer’s failed coup attempt. Continue reading

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{FD} Serbia says Turkish citizen arrested on terrorism warrant

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Serbian police say they have arrested a Turkish citizen wanted for alleged terrorism. Continue reading

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{FD} How Turkey’s failed coup unfolded, hour by hour

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A year ago Saturday, a group of Turkish soldiers using tanks, warplanes and helicopters launched a plot to overthrow Turkey’s president and government. Continue reading

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{FD} 19 killed in Boko Haram attacks in northern Nigeria city

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Police in Nigeria say 19 people have been killed in a series of attacks by Boko Haram suicide bombers. Continue reading

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{FD} Saudi Arabia executes 4 Shiites for role in violent protests

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Saudi Arabia has executed four Shiites convicted on charges of terrorism for attacks against police and participating in protest-related violence with security forces. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: US looks to ease Gulf crisis with Qatar deal

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The Latest on the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} US-backed Syrian forces capture IS-held town

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A U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian militia says it has captured a town in northern Syria that was home to a former training camp belonging to the Islamic State group and named after Osama Bin Laden. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Trump says US committed to total defeat of IS

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The Latest on the developments in Iraq after the prime minister declared “total victory” over the Islamic State group in Mosul (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} India police warned weeks ago of attack on Hindus in Kashmir

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Thousands of Hindus are continuing a religious pilgrimage in Indian-controlled Kashmir under heightened security after gunmen killed seven pilgrims and wounded 19 others before fleeing in the night. Continue reading

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{FD} Mosul reclaimed: ISIS routed from Iraqi city, US-led coalition says

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Iraqi forces have retaken Mosul from the Islamic State, more than three years after the terror group overran the city in June 2014, the US-led coalition announced Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Tillerson aims to ease Qatar crisis with shuttle diplomacy

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson embarks on his first shuttle diplomacy mission this week, hopping between Gulf Arab nations in a bid to resolve a crisis over Qatar that has embroiled the region. Continue reading

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{FD} Bomb kills police chief, 2 others in southwest Pakistan town

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A Pakistani spokesman says a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a police chief in the southwestern town of Chaman near the Afghan border, killing him, his guard and a civilian. Continue reading

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{FD} French man given preliminary charges in alleged attack plot

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An anti-terrorism magistrate in Paris has handed preliminary charges to a French man suspected of a role in an alleged attack plot. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Islamist’ motive behind murder of elderly couple in Austria, official says

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A Tunisian man alleged to have murdered of an elderly couple in the northern Austrian city of Linz last week is deemed to have had an “Islamist” motivation, the country’s Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has stated. Continue reading

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{FD} Al-Shabab beheads 9 civilians in attack on Kenya village

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Kenyan officials say al-Shabab extremists from neighboring Somalia have beheaded nine civilians in an attack on a village in the southeast. Continue reading

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{FD} UK police make new arrest over Manchester concert bombing

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British police say they have arrested a 19-year-old man over the Manchester concert bombing, as the hunt continues for accomplices of attacker Salman Abedi. Continue reading

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{FD} 23 killed in blitz car bomb attack in Egypt’s Sinai

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Islamic militants unleashed a suicide car bomb and heavy gunfire on an Egyptian military checkpoint in northeastern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, killing 23 troops and wounding 33, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: IS group in Egypt claims deadly Sinai attack

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The Latest on the attack in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Egyptian security officials have raised the toll from a blitz attack by Islamic militants in Sinai to 23 soldiers killed and 33 wounded, making it one of the deadliest att… Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Qatar says Arab quartet accusations are false

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The Latest on Qatar developments (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Tunisia homeland worse than Guantanamo for 2 ex-prisoners

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The two Tunisian former Guantanamo Bay detainees call their homeland an open-air prison and yearn for escape, even back to the U.S. detention center in Cuba. Continue reading

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{FD} 10 killed in blitz car bomb attack in Egypt’s Sinai

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Egyptian officials say at least 10 security troops have been killed when a car bomb struck a military checkpoint followed by heavy gunfire in northeastern Sinai Peninsula. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Qatar bloc threatens further steps against Gulf state

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The four Arab countries isolating Qatar are vowing to take additional steps against the energy rich Gulf state after it refused to accept their demands over allegations that it supports extremist ideology. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany hosts ‘difficult’ G-20 talks on trade, climate

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The Group of 20 summit is getting underway in Hamburg, with terrorism, global trade and climate change among the issues on the agenda as leaders gather under tight security. Continue reading

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{FD} Qatar crisis raises questions about defining terrorism

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A diplomatic standoff between Qatar and other Arab nations that accuse it of sponsoring terrorism has turned a spotlight on an opaque network of charities and prominent figures freely operating in the tiny Gulf country. Continue reading

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{FD} Manchester terror attack suspects: What we know so far

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New details on the Manchester terror attack suspects were released on Wednesday. The blast at an Ariana Grande concert in May killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others. Continue reading

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{FD} Transcript: Trump address Thursday in Poland

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A transcript of President Donald Trump’s address Thursday in Poland, provided by the White House. Continue reading

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{FD} Manchester attacker used ‘student loans’ to buy bomb materials, cops reveal

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Cops have revealed Manchester attacker Salman Abedi was living off student loans before orchestrating the horror attack that claimed the lives of 22 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Rights group says Pakistan among leading executioners

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A rights group says Pakistan has executed 464 prisoners since it lifted a moratorium on capital punishment after a Taliban attack on a school in late 2014. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi commanders say IS families have joined Mosul fight

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An Iraqi intelligence officer who supervises a screening center in Mosul says that over the past week between 1,500 and 2,000 people fleeing Islamic State held territory pass through his position each day. Continue reading

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