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Category: Terrorism :: International Islamic Terrorism
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New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack 21.9.2014 CNN-IBN: World
Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at US vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly created group.
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Couple returning from Syria 'were plotting assault on EU Brussels office' 21.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Dutch broadcaster says investigators have proof man and woman had planned attack on Berlaymont building Continue reading...
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Pakistan is eyeing sea-based and short-range nuclear weapons, analysts say 21.9.2014 Washington Post: World
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In one of the world’s most volatile regions, Pakistan is advancing toward a sea-based missile capability and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads, according to Pakistani and Western ...
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AP Interview: El-Sissi portrays Egypt as a model in the fight against extremism 21.9.2014 Star Tribune: World
Egypt sentences five to death for killing policeman 21.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Cairo, Sep 21 : An Egyptian court Saturday handed death sentences to five extremists for killing a policeman in Giza.
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14 killed in Libya's Benghazi city 21.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Tripoli, Sep 21 : A series of targeted attacks have claimed the lives of 14 people in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, security sources said Saturday.
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Teenage peace activists among dead in Libya 'black Friday' 21.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Militants assassinate rights workers and army officers while mystery jets launch raids on Tripoli Continue reading...
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Pakistani Taliban commander killed during fighting in North Waziristan 20.9.2014 Bill Roggio
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan said that Mohammad Hassan recently was freed from a prison in Afghanistan before rejoining the fight in Pakistan's tribal areas.
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Egypt court sentences 5 to death, 2 to life in prison for terrorism-related charges 20.9.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Qaeda affiliate executes Lebanese soldier govt 20.9.2014 Hindustan Times: World
The soldier was killed by terrorist groups who threatened to kill other hero soldiers in captivity defence minister Samir Moqbel said after meeting security ...
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French jets strike in Iraq, expanding US-led campaign against Islamic State 20.9.2014 CNN-IBN: World
President Francois Hollande said Rafale jets hit "a logistics depot of the terrorists" near the city of Mosul, which has been held by Islamic State for more than three months. It promised more operations in coming days.
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Egyptian militant admits links to 1998 U.S. embassy bombings 20.9.2014 LA Times: Opinion
A longtime Egyptian militant with ties to Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden admitted in federal court Friday that he had links to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa, a surprise guilty plea that the judge sharply questioned because it reduces his prison time from a potential life sentence to 25...
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Pakistan says navy officers behind dockyard attack fled country 20.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Sep 20 : Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Friday that two navy officers, who had been involved in a recent terrorist attack on navy targets, have fled the country.
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Blocking a ‘Realist’ Strategy on the Mideast 20.9.2014 ConsortiumNews.com
Blocking a ‘Realist’ Strategy on the Mideast
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Perdue slammed for heinous false ad linking Nunn to terrorism 19.9.2014 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
David Perdue, total slime and Republican for Senate In 2002's Georgia Senate race, Saxby Chambliss defeated then-Sen. Max Cleland after running a notorious ad linking him to Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein. In 2014's Georgia Senate race, David Perdue is taking a page out of Chambliss's playbook . Perdue is running ads accusing Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn of having funded organizations linked to terrorists during her time running George H.W. Bush's Points of Light. What's more, Perdue's ads claim that Nunn has admitted this—in reality, a leaked Nunn campaign memo predicted that this was a "distortion" Republicans would attack her with. As for the supposedly terrorist-linked organization in question : Points of Light made no contributions to Islamic Relief USA, the group supposedly in question. PoL merely included Islamic Relief USA on a list of thousands of charities to which eBay users might donate proceeds of their sales. OK, but Islamic Relief USA could still be a terrorist group, right? No. ...
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Egyptian man pleads guilty to 1998 US embassy bombings charges 19.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

District judge in New York does not immediately accept guilty plea of man accused of serving as conduit for al-Qaida figures

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Al Nusrah Front threatens life of Lebanese soldier held hostage amid fighting 19.9.2014 Bill Roggio
The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, has repeatedly threatened to kill a Lebanese soldier in its custody this week. In a tweet earlier today, the group said that the soldier was the "first casualty" in its stalled negotiations with the Lebanese military.
Suspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser charges 19.9.2014 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence....
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Qataris give ground in Gulf spat 19.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Ian Black: Pro-Islamist Doha is quietly mending fences with Saudi Arabia and the UAE as Isis threat looms. It is not clear how deep the rapprochement will go. Continue reading...
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Islamist foreign fighters returning home and the threat to Europe 19.9.2014 Bill Roggio
Testimony to the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats on the threat posed by Islamist foreign fighters returning home to Europe. .
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