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Kerry: terrorists can run, but can’t hide

Kerry: terrorists can run, but can’t hide

Oct 06, – In raids in Somalia and in Libya’s capital, U.S. special forces on Saturday struck against Islamic extremists who have carried out terrorist attacks in East Africa. They captured a Libyan al-Qaida leader allegedly involved in the bombings of U.S. embassies 15 years ago. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that […]

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19 killed as Syrian rebel groups battle each other

19 killed as Syrian rebel groups battle each other

Oct 05, – The violence is part of an outburst of infighting among the myriad rebel groups opposed to President Bashar Al Assad for control over prized border areas. Extremist fighters and more mainstream rebels are increasingly turning their guns on each other in what has effectively become a war within a war in northern […]

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood keeps protests alive

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood keeps protests alive

Oct 04, – Graffiti around the Egyptian capital proclaim the Muslim Brotherhood’s call for new anti-military protests Sunday — dotting walls, light poles and signposts for miles down main avenues and near the presidential palace from which the group was ousted three months ago. It’s an impressive show of survival, giving the image that the […]

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Syria says ‘terrorists’ eat human hearts

Syria says ‘terrorists’ eat human hearts

Sep 30, –  Walid al-Moallem, addressing world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, also charged that the U.S., Britain and France had blocked the naming of the real perpetrators of chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Syria’s foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat […]

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Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Sep 27, –  In Damascus, the United Nations said its team of weapons experts currently in Syria will investigate seven sites of alleged chemical attacks in the country, four more than previously known. The announcement came a day after the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council agreed on a resolution to eliminate Syria’s […]

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Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

Kenya minister says 59 killed in mall attack

Sep 22, –  The attack by al-Qaida-linked militants at an upscale mall in Nairobi killed at least 59 people and wounded 175, Kenya’s interior Cabinet secretary said Sunday. Multiple barrages of gunfire erupted Sunday morning from inside the building where there is a hostage standoff with Islamic extremists nearly 24 hours after they attacked using […]

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Egypt troops surround Islamist stronghold by Cairo

Egypt troops surround Islamist stronghold by Cairo

Sep 19, – A Egyptian security forces backed by helicopters surrounded a town outside Cairo known to be an Islamist stronghold after exchanging fire with armed men who killed a senior police officer early Thursday, state media reported. Egypt’s official news agency said Gen. Nabil Farrag, an aide to the police chief of the city of […]

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After Qusair, Syrian army with an aggressive push in Homs

After Qusair, Syrian army with an aggressive push in Homs

June 7, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The latest battlefield success, due in large part to Lebanese Hezbollah fighters’ increasing role and the West’s continued reluctance to arm the rebels, raises the possibility that Assad can cling to power for years, even if he won’t be able to recapture all of the country. With fresh momentum […]

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Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

June 5, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The capture of the town, which lies close to the Lebanese border, solidifies some of the Syrian regime’s recent gains on the ground that have shifted the balance of power in President Bashar Assad’s favor in the Syrian civil war. The Syrian army triumphantly announced Wednesday the capture of […]

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Algeria court sentences two terrorists to death accused of killing 500 people including rape and murder of 500 women

Algeria court sentences two terrorists to death accused of killing 500 people including rape and murder of 500 women

Algiers: Two Islamists accused of killing 500 people during Algeria’s civil war, including the rape and murder of 60 women, were sentenced to death on Sunday, an AFP correspondent said. The judge sentenced Djilali Kouri, 32, and Antar Ali, 35, to death for “founding and running a terrorist group that killed and spread terror among […]

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