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Pakistan knew about Osama Bin Laden's hideout: Hillary Clinton 3.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C, May. 3 : Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made strong claims that senior officials in Islamabad knew about the hideout location of former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, asserting that it was too much of a coincidence that the 'unusual-looking house' where the wanted terrorist was hiding, was surrounded by retired military professionals.
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Sighed with relief only after Bin Laden's body reached Afghanistan: Barack Obama 3.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C., May. 3 : Speaking candidly about the severity of the risks involved in the operation to take out 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, United States President Barack Obama said that it was only after the terrorist's dead body landed on Afghan soil safely did the celebrations begin and states that it was a 'uniquely complicated' operation with high stakes.
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Five years since Osama’s death, his ghost lives on 3.5.2016 Hindu: International
Osama’s philosophy of violent jihad continues to influence attacks against Western interests across the world.
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The U.S. should accept a Syrian Kurdish state, says Turkish opposition leader 3.5.2016 Washington Post: World
"Only by taking it as your starting point can you get a solution and stability in Syria."
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CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversary 2.5.2016 NPR News
Osama bin Laden was killed in May 2011. The Internet isn't sure that reconstructing the raid through tweets was the best idea. However you remember that day, here are some things to keep in mind.
CIA tweets out the Osama bin Laden killing 2.5.2016 Hindu: Home
In a bid to relay to the world the capture and subsequent killing of Al-Qaeda terrorist Osama bin Laden, USA's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) decided to live tweet the entire mission as it happen...
The incoherent Trump Doctrine 2.5.2016 Washington Post
The incoherent Trump Doctrine
First British troops arrive in Somalia as part of UN mission 2.5.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Up to 70 UK personnel will be deployed this year to counter the extremist group Al-Shabaab

British troops have arrived in Somalia as part of efforts to tackle the threat from Islamist militants.

The military personnel, the first of up to 70 due to be deployed there this year, are part of a UN peacekeeping mission to counter the extremist group Al-Shabaab.

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'There was nobody to help me stop my son joining Isis' 2.5.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Families of foreign jihadis killed in Syria are helping a deradicalisation programme to bring young men back from the brink

Scrolling through photos on her mobile phone, Saliha Ben Ali stops at a picture of her son, Sabri, as a three-year-old sitting on Father Christmas’s lap. Santa’s white-gloved hands envelope Sabri’s small torso and that of the little boy sitting to his right. Both lads stare straight ahead, looking slightly bewildered. “To think, they were the only guys who were scared of Santa Claus that day,” Ben Ali recalls. “Now both of them are dead.”

Sabri died in Syria aged 19, fighting for Isis, sometime between August 2013 and 8 December that year, when an unknown man telephoned Ben Ali’s husband to tell them he had been killed. She is still haunted by the 10-second phone call in which the man said “congratulations, your son is a martyr”.

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Despite Syrian truce, Aleppo residents live in 'state of terror' 1.5.2016 LA Times: Commentary

How much fighting has to take place before a shaky truce in Syria is declared to have broken down?

A "system of calm" announced by the Syrian military may have restored a semblance of normality in some parts of the country Saturday, but in the divided city of Aleppo, residents described a "state...

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Allowing Americans to sue foreign governments over terrorist acts may sound like a good idea. It's not 30.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary

From an emotional standpoint, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act has some appeal. The bill, which is still being finalized, aims to open U.S. courts to civil lawsuits by Americans against foreign governments tied to terror attacks in the United States. Though it would be written broadly...

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Egypt’s Dangerous Turn 28.4.2016
Egypt’s military regime is suppressing political opposition even more ferociously than the longtime Mubarak dictatorship while also collaborating in the strangulation of Gaza, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R. Pillar With U.S. attention toward the Middle East…Read more →
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Militants are moving around freely in Pakistan, says Wall Street Journal 28.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Apr.28 : The Government of Pakistan may have vowed to go after militants across the country with a vengeance, and announced several initiatives and operations to meet this goal, but the fact remains that militants continue to move around freely across the length and breadth of the country.
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Bangladesh fears the worst after killing of gay rights activist, others 28.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Even for Bangladesh, where gruesome killings of secular writers and liberal activists have become all too common, back-to-back slayings in recent days seemed to mark a troubling new turn.

The killings of an LGBT activist and U.S. government employee, along with a friend, in the capital on Monday...

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U.S.-Russia cooperation frays as Syria truce falls apart 27.4.2016 Washington Post
U.S.-Russia cooperation frays as Syria truce falls apart
CNN Executive Admits: 'We're No Longer a TV News Network' 27.4.2016 NewsBusters
CNN's senior social media director, Samantha Berry, made an unsurprising admission about her network on Tuesday: "We're no longer a TV news network." Instead, Berry touted CNN as a "24-hour global multiplatform network" during a presentation at the annual Collision conference in New ...
The battle for truth over Saudi Arabia's ties to 9/11 27.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Of the 19 hijackers who carried out the Sept. 11 attacks, 15 were citizens of Saudi Arabia. What does that fact signify?

According to senior U.S. officials, little or nothing. From the outset, they treated the national identity of the terrorists as incidental, connoting nothing of importance. It...

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9/11 Commission Didn’t Clear Saudis 27.4.2016
As the Obama administration belatedly weighs releasing the 28 pages on the Saudi role in 9/11, Americans should not be fooled by claims minimizing the Saudi involvement, writes 9/11 widow Kristen Breitweiser. By Kristen Breitweiser Americans are not used to…Read more →
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A shocking beheading is a reminder of the terror threat in the Philippines 27.4.2016 Washington Post: World
What you need to know about the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organization.
Saudi Role Beyond the 28 Pages 26.4.2016
Release of the 28 secret pages from the congressional 9/11 report may be long overdue, but the depth of Saudi involvement with Islamic radicals goes much deeper, says Gareth Porter at Middle East Eye. By Gareth Porter The controversy surrounding…Read more →
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