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Category: Terrorism :: International Islamic Terrorism
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Line Between Islamists And ISIS Blurs In Egypt 25.10.2014 NPR: Saturday
Among more extreme Islamists, sympathies for the so-called Islamic State are growing — especially in Egypt, where some Islamists are being arrested and accused of terrorism by the police.
NYPD commissioner calls hatchet attack on officers a 'terrorist act' 25.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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World Digest: Oct. 24, 2014 25.10.2014 Washington Post: World
CANADA Officials vow stiffer laws on terrorism Canada vowed Friday to toughen laws against terrorism as an opinion poll showed that a majority of Canadians lack confidence in their security services’ ability to deter homegrown radicals like two who struck this ...
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IS abducts Iraqi journalists as its positions get bombed 25.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Baghdad/Paris, Oct 24 : The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group Friday kidnapped three Iraqi reporters in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul even as French fighter jets and Iraqi military helicopters bombed its positions in northern Iraq.
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Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after checkpoint bombing 25.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Emergency measures to last three months after 30 soldiers killed when suicide car bomber struck checkpoint, according to officials

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Monkey Cage: Is Libya a proxy war? 25.10.2014 Washington Post: Politics
Recent reports of Egyptian military aircraft bombing Islamist militant positions in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi have highlighted once more how the Mediterranean state has become a contested site of regional proxy wars. The projection of Middle Eastern rivalries onto Libya’s fractured landscape has a long pedigree, dating back to the 2011 revolution and perhaps even further, when Moammar Gaddafi’s propaganda apparatus portrayed the country as a plaything at the mercy of predatory imperialists. During the uprising, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar jostled for influence, with their respective special forces supporting disparate revolutionary factions with intelligence, training and arms. Initially, the choice of actors had less to do with ideological affinity and more with expediency, history and geography. Libyan expatriates residing in each country shaped the channeling of funds and ...
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Police: New York hatchet attack by Islamic convert was terrorist attack 25.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The hatchet-wielding man who wounded two New York City police officers, critically injuring one, was a self-radicalized convert to Islam who is believed to have acted alone in what police on Friday called a terrorist ...
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Tunisia holds its breath for free, fair and peaceful parliamentary elections 24.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Country survives as Arab springs sole success story, but the threat of violence hangs over a fragile democratic process Continue reading...
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Vladimir Putin blames US for Islamist terrorism and Ukraine conflict 24.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
President denies Russia has been aggressive in Ukraine and has encroached on the sovereignty of its neighbours Continue reading...
Attack on Egyptian military checkpoint kills dozens 24.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Death toll expected to rise after incident in northern Sinai peninsula, where jihadi fighters have waged an insurgency Continue reading...
Iraqi army bombs IS positions to help Yazidis 24.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Mosul (Iraq), Oct 24 : Iraqi military helicopters Friday bombed positions of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group around Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, where about 3,000 Yazidis have taken refuge.
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Terror bid foiled in Pakistan 24.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Oct 24 : Pakistan police Friday foiled a terror bid by seizing a car containing a huge cache of explosives, media reported.
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Jihadist training camps proliferate in Iraq and Syria 24.10.2014 Bill Roggio
More than 30 training camps have been established by the Islamic State, al Qaeda, and allied jihadist groups in both Iraq and Syria since 2012.
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Jihadists target Muslim women in the West for recruitment 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
Terrorist groups target Muslim females in the West with a slick message.
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Islamic State making millions despite U.S. bid to halt money flow 24.10.2014 L.A. Times - World News
Islamic State still generates tens of millions of dollars a month in illicit income despite a U.S.-led effort to cut the financing streams that have helped turn the once-obscure militant group into a terrorist organization unlike any previously seen, a senior U.S. counter-terrorism official...
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Islamist head says Tunisia model way to defeat IS 23.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Tunisias transition to democracy serves as an example of how to defeat extremists such as the Islamic State jihadist group the leader of the countrys powerful Islamist movement ...
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Air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town 23.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence said on ...
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Canadian soldier, gunman dead in parliament attack 23.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
OTTAWA - Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building. Police said an investigation was continuing, but did not confirm earlier reports that more gunmen were involved. Heavily armed officers backed by armoured vehicles sealed off the ...
Taliban control 3 districts in Afghan provinces of Wardak and Kunduz 22.10.2014 Bill Roggio
One of the districts was the location of the shoot down of a US helicopter that resulted in the deaths of 31 special operations personnel, including 17 US Navy SEALs, in 2011.
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Three die in Yemen bombing 22.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Sanaa, Oct 22 : At least three civilians were killed and two others injured Wednesday in a roadside bombing in Yemen.
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