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Russia suspends military cooperation with Turkey

Russia's defence ministry has announced suspension of military cooperation with Turkey and Sergey Lavrov, foreign minister, has cancelled a planned trip to Turkey following the downing of a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border on Tuesday.<p>The Russian Sukhoi Su-24 warplane was shot down for …

Middle East

UN poised to approve 'all necessary measures' against Isil in Syria

UN Security Council is expected to vote on Friday to authorise 'all necessary measures' to combat Isil in Syria<p>The United Nations is poised to approve a French proposal which authorises “combat by all means” against the Islamic State.<p>Members of the Security Council are on Friday expected to vote on …

China: 28 'terrorists' killed in Xinjiang operation

Chinese security forces in the far western region of Xinjiang killed 28 "terrorists" from a group that carried out a deadly attack at a coal mine in September.<p>The news carried on Friday by the government-run Xinjiang Daily was the first official mention of the September 18 attack at the Sogan …

Extremism

Scores of foreign hostages remain inside besieged Bamako hotel

Mali special forces have stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako and freed more than 80 hostages. But suspected Islamist militants still hold more …

France’s interior minister calls on EU to ‘wake up’ to terrorist threat

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned Thursday that the European Union must "wake up" to the threat posed by terrorists in the wake of the attacks in Paris last Friday.<p>Cazeneuve stated: "It is urgent that Europe wakes up, organises itself and defends itself against the terrorist threat."<p>…

North Africa

Islamic State presence in the U.S. is 'the new normal,' FBI director says

When a Brooklyn man pleaded guilty to plotting to join<p>Islamic Stateand to bomb Coney Island, it drew little attention outside of New York City despite the spectacular image his confession conjured of a fiery blast ripping through a seaside amusement park.<p>It was, after all, one of hundreds of such …

Terrorism

Beijing vows justice as ISIS kills Chinese, Norwegian hostages

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Beijing has vowed to bring ISIS to justice after the group said it had executed two hostages, a Chinese and a Norwegian.<p>ISIS said it had killed the two men, identified as Chinese national Fan Jinghui and Norwegian citizen Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad in its English-language online …

Islamic State (ISIS)

New Islamic State video threatens attack on White House | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday threatening the White House with suicide bombings and car blasts and vowing to conduct more attacks on France.<p>The six-minute video released by Islamic State fighters in Iraq applauds last week’s Paris attacks, according to …

The White House

Former US drone operators say strikes fuel 'Islamic State' and hatred towards West

Four former US airmen have said that America's use of drones to kill suspected jihadis is increasing hatred towards the West. The group also said …

China: Security forces kill alleged 'ringleaders' of coal mine attack

Chinese security forces have killed 17 people, mostly Uighur Muslims, in the restive Xinjiang province for their alleged involvement in a recent coal …

Diverted Air France flights cleared after bomb scares

Authorities have not found any credible threats on board the two Air France flights diverted overnight Tuesday. The planes were forced to land after …

Russia hits 206 ISIS targets in Syria after confirming bomb downed passenger plane over Sinai

On the day Moscow officially confirmed a terrorist attack as the cause of last month’s downing of a passenger plane in Egypt, the Russian military …

US Muslims face backlash after Paris attacks

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Muslims around the U.S. are facing backlash following the deadly attacks in Paris, including vandalism to mosques and Islamic …

Islam

Jihadi John associate on his way to Europe was arrested in Turkey

<b>(CNN) —</b> An associate of Jihadi John was arrested in Istanbul on Friday while on his way to Europe to deliver orders on a planned terror attack, leading Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported Tuesday and a Turkish official confirmed to CNN.<p>Aine Lesley Davis was arrested after Turkish intelligence …

Terrorism

EU to seek 'fresh start' with Turkey, top official says

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders will try to reset relations with Turkey at a summit this year with President Tayyip Erdogan, the EU’s official in charge of enlargement said, barely a week after Brussels sharply criticised Ankara’s human rights record.<p>European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement …

North Africa

Syria Bombing Vote Could Come In Weeks, But David Cameron Not Prepared To Lose

David Cameron could push for a vote on taking military action against Isis in Syria within weeks, according to reports.<p>On Tuesday, the prime minister …

How Facebook Turned Messenger From A Feature Into A Startup

Facebook’s VP of messaging on why the company split off Messenger into a self-contained experience–and what the future holds.<p>With 1.5 billion monthly active users, Facebook has proven that it knows how to scale up a web business at least as well as any other company on the planet. But its sheer …

‘ISLAMIC STATE (ISIS) IN PALESTINE’ threatens to massacre all Christians in Jerusalem unless they leave the area

By onJuly 10, 2015 in General<p>BY BI: Flyers bearing the ISIS black flag have begun circulating in the area of Eastern Jerusalem. The leaflets …

Turkish police arrest 21 suspected ISIL agents

Turkish police have carried out raids in Istanbul and three other cities, detaining at least 21 people suspected of being members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL), state-run news agency has said.<p>The Anadolu Agency said that three of the suspects detained in the simultaneous …

Extremism

​Inside Syria: Militia aids Syrian army near Jordanian border

<i>This is the third in a series of reports from Syria by CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer. The first looked at Latakia, a summer vacation spot</i> …

Turkey detains 21 on suspicion of belonging to ISIS

Under pressure from NATO members, Turkey has stepped up efforts to prevent foreign fighters crossing into neighboring Syria.<p>><br>• ><p>An ISIS terrorist …

Secret Document Shows CIA Reaction to Finding No WMD in Iraq | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The U.S. government invaded Iraq, devastated a society, killed upwards of a million people, wounded, traumatized, and displaced millions more.</i><p>The …

Palmyra: Syrian army poised to attack Isis-held city of ancient ruins

The Syrian army is preparing to retake the Islamic State (Isis)-held city of Palmyra from the jihadist group – while inhabitants are fleeing en masse …

Here's The ISIS Recruitment Hub You Aren't Hearing About

WASHINGTON -- It's one thing to fight the extremist Islamic State group's recruitment within the United States. It's another for the U.S. to help partners tackle the group's fighters on the ground in Iraq and Syria.<p>But it's becoming increasingly clear that if the U.S. and its allies want to defeat …

Islam

Islamic State group: Turkey arrests 21 in dawn raids

<b>Turkish authorities have arrested 21 suspected members of the Islamic State group, according to state media.</b><p>They were picked up early on Friday in a series of raids in Istanbul and the nearby town of Kocaeli, as well as locations near the Syrian border.<p>Three of those detained are foreigners who …

Extremism

Report: Indonesian pilots may have been radicalized by ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities in Australia are concerned about the potential radicalization of two Indonesian commercial pilots, according to an intelligence report obtained by the news website The Intercept.<p>The report, marked Australian Federal Police (AFP), profiles two Indonesian pilots who "both appear …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Islamic State leader in Afghanistan 'killed by drone'

<b>Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the Islamic State group in the Afghanistan and Pakistan region, has been killed in a drone strike, the Afghan intelligence agency says.</b><p>It said Saeed died in Achin in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Friday night.<p>But IS has rejected the claims, telling the BBC …

Afghanistan

Afghanistan says US strikes destroy its Islamic State branch

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan said Saturday that recent U.S. airstrikes it assisted destroyed the top leadership of a fledging Islamic State …

Middle East

ISIS is taking full advantage of the darkest corners of the internet

"The tools we are asked to use are increasingly ineffective," Comey told a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. "ISIL says go kill, go kill...we are stopping these things so far...but it is incredibly difficult."<p>The FBI wants tech companies using end-t0-end encryption, such as …