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Was NYC man a Hezbollah agent or just an Ugg boot salesman? Trial will decide

As a trial begins for an accused Hezbollah spy living in the New York City borough of the Bronx, a Manhattan federal jury must decide if the man in question was indeed a terrorist, or merely just a counterfeit Ugg boots salesman on the brink of divorce. Continue reading

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UN launches new program to disrupt terrorist fighter travels

The U.N. Office of Counter-Terrorism is launching a new program to help countries detect and disrupt travel by foreigners who have fought for extremist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida. Continue reading

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The master behind the mask: who is Iran’s most feared and powerful military commander?

He is routinely referred to as the “shadow commander” or “spymaster” and is considered one of the most powerful persons in Iran. So who is 62-year-old Qassem Soleimani, the military mastermind whom Secretary of State Mike Pompeo equates with being as d… Continue reading

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Egypt upholds death penalty for 13 on terror charges

Egypt’s highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for 13 people convicted of terror charges over attacks in the capital in which explosive devices killed at least two police officers. Continue reading

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Indonesian authorities arrest suspected members of ISIS-affiliated group, thwart planned terrorist attack: report

Two suspected terrorists were killed and six others were detained during weekend raids in Indonesia aimed at thwarting a potential terror attack, according to a report. Continue reading

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All directly involved in Sri Lanka attacks dead or arrested

Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those directly involved in the bombings are either dead or under arrest. Continue reading

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Israeli ambassador to UN says Iran sponsoring terrorism in Middle East

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said Monday that Iran is sponsoring terrorism in the Middle East. Continue reading

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Former FBI linguist charged with lying to authorities about contact with terrorist

A former FBI linguist is expected to appear in a Virginia courtroom Monday afternoon after being arrested on charges he lied to investigators by denying he had contact with a suspect in a terrorism investigation.  Continue reading

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‘Save us from the Satans’: Survivors of Sri Lanka church attack pray

Two weeks after suicide bombers killed 250 and wounded 500 in coordinated attacks at Sri Lankan churches and hotels, worshippers filed slowly into a community hall in the town of Batticaloa on Sunday. Continue reading

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Sri Lanka police ask public to hand in blades following bomb

Police in Sri Lanka have requested members of the public hand over swords or other large knives to the nearest police stations after hundreds of such blades were discovered in Mosques and homes during searches in the aftermath of Easter Sunday suicide … Continue reading

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Jonah Blank: Sri Lanka’s Easter attacks — Let’s dismantle these myths to prevent the next attack

On Easter Sunday, a nation that had already seen far too much violence was subjected to even more. Continue reading

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Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51

Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Continue reading

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Ringleader of failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb NYC subway to be sentenced after helping feds catch terrorists

The ringleader of a failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb the New York City subway system around the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks is set to learn his fate Thursday at a sentencing hearing following years of cooperation with federal a… Continue reading

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Sydney jury convicts machete-wielding man of terrorist act

A pharmacy student who repeatedly stabbed a passer-by with a machete has been convicted in a Sydney court of carrying out a terrorist act. Continue reading

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Man ‘curious about jihad’ arrested at NC airport, accused of lying about terror links

A Pakistani man was arrested at an airport in North Carolina on Tuesday after officials said he allegedly lied about his involvement with two terrorist organizations. Continue reading

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UN adds leader of outlawed Pakistan group to sanctions list

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry says the leader of an outlawed militant group blamed by India for a February suicide attack that killed 40 of its soldiers has been added to a United Nations sanctions blacklist. Continue reading

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ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo

The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Continue reading

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South Asian security experts downplay Islamic State threat

Indian and Bangladeshi officials and security experts largely dismissed a fresh threat of violence from an Islamic State-aligned media group, insisting that safety measures and surveillance are adequate to keep militants from carrying out a Sri Lanka-s… Continue reading

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Man guilty of trying to blow up Etihad flight with bomb hidden in meat grinder, Australian court rules

A man faces life in prison after an Australian court convicted him Wednesday of plotting to blow up a flight out of Sydney on behalf of the Islamic State using a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder. Continue reading

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Islamist financier, 6 others get life sentences in Egypt

Egypt has sentenced seven Muslim Brotherhood members, including one of the group’s top financiers, to life in prison on charges of joining and funding a terrorist group. Continue reading

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