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FBI Re-Arrests Five Adults from New Mexico Compound

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested the five adult residents of a New Mexico compound where law enforcement found children dressed in …

New Mexico

London Terror Suspect Named as Sudanese Migrant Salih Khater

The man being held on suspicion of terrorism after the Westminster car attack on Tuesday has been named as Salih Khater by British newspapers.<p>The …

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil

Woman fined 1,000 kroner (£120) and told to either remove her veil or leave the public space<p>A 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab on Friday became the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a new law banning full-face Islamic veils in public places, media reported.<p>Police were called to a …

Niqab

'Now It's a Sign of Protest:' Muslim Women in Denmark Defy the Face Veil Ban

Sabina started wearing the niqab two years ago as a way to feel more connected to God. The face veil—a piece of fabric tied around the back of her …

Germany triples payouts to families of terror victims

The German government has tripled financial compensation for the families of people killed in terror attacks. The payouts will be backdated to …

Hardline Islamists push religion to center of Pakistan election

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani cleric Hafiz Saeed is one of the United States’ most-wanted terrorist suspects, accused over the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people. At home, his charities are banned, as is a new Islamist political party launched by his followers.<p>None of that has …

Imran Khan

Pakistan mourns second deadliest attack

<b>Pakistan is mourning the deaths of 149 people, including nine children, in the country's second deadliest militant attack since its independence.</b><p>A suicide bomber hit a campaign rally in Mastung, in the south-western province of Balochistan, on Friday. More than 180 were injured.<p>A local candidate …

Death toll in Pakistan election rally bombing rises to 149

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The death toll from a suicide attack on an election rally in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province on Friday spiked to 149, officials said, putting it among the deadliest attacks in the south Asian nation’s history.<p>FILE PHOTO: Army soldiers carry the casket of Siraj …

Pakistan

Gunman shot dead by French police after two killed in Trèbes supermarket hostage situation

Number of victims rises to four with death in hospital of Lt Col Arnaud Beltrame following attacks in Carcassonne, southern France<p>A gendarme who exchanged himself for a hostage during the French supermarket siege has died, bringing the number of victims to four. Police shot dead the attacker after …

Officials say 63 killed, 151 wounded in Afghan car bombing

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber drove an ambulance into a commercial area by pretending to be carrying a patient to a hospital and then detonated his explosives at a checkpoint near the European Union consulate, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 more in an attack claimed by the …

Twin car bombs kill at least 27 in Libya's Benghazi

The death toll following a double car bomb attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night has risen to at least 27. A further 20 people were injured and the number of fatalities could rise, Fadia al-Barghathi, spokeswoman for the city's al-Jala hospital, told AFP.<p>An explosives-rigged …

Kabul hotel siege: Journalist describes night of terror from inside

<b>Kabul (CNN) —</b> Desperate guests threw themselves off balconies to their deaths as gunmen roamed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel firing and throwing explosives in a deadly siege that ended Sunday, an eyewitness tells CNN.<p>Afghan authorities say the attackers killed at least 18 people, including 12 …

Women in Saudi Arabia make gains but overall rights remain an issue

World<p>RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — At first a controlling father’s whims ruled Khadija Majrashi's life. Then a sick husband dictated her decisions. Now it’s an angry son.<p>"There is a conflict between the two men in my life,” Majrashi said. While her spouse now supports her working outside the home, their …

Muslim Refugees Team Up With Anarchists in an Effort To Shame Greece

A squat in Athens is both a residence for asylum-seekers and a political statement.<p>ATHENS—City Plaza Hotel is no longer a hotel. As a business, it shuttered years ago. But the abandoned seven-story building with faux art deco charms is now home to about 400 people. They’re made up of two groups: …

Philippines Arrests Explosives Expert Tied to Mideast Militants

MANILA — Philippine intelligence operatives have arrested an Iraqi explosives expert who has eluded the local authorities since last year and were checking whether he had been in contact with Filipino militant groups, the police said Monday.<p>The man, Taha Mohamed al-Jabouri, 64, arrived in the …

Berlin confirms German national killed in Kabul hotel attack

At least one German was killed in Saturday's Taliban attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul, according to the German foreign ministry. The militants …

Kabul hotel attack: guests 'sprayed with bullets as they ran'

Witnesses describe scenes of terror at Intercontinental hotel during attack that killed at least 22 people<p>Witnesses to a terrorist rampage at a luxury Kabul hotel have described guests being sprayed with bullets as they ran, whole floors engulfed in flames and a security team that fled “without a …

Kabul

Trump blasts Pakistan for giving 'safe haven' to terrorists, vows to cut aid

President Donald Trump kicked off 2018 by railing against Pakistan and Iran in two early-morning tweets Monday, accusing Pakistan of taking US aid while providing "safe haven" to terrorists.<p>"The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, …

Ten killed in Iran protests and security forces repulse attacks: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian protesters attacked police stations late into the night on Monday, news agency and social media reports said, as security forces struggled to contain the boldest challenge to the clerical leadership since unrest in 2009.<p>Videos on social media showed an intense clash in the …

Egypt says 10 killed in attack outside Cairo church

CAIRO (AP) — A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting Egypt's embattled Christian minority.<p>The …

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Gunman opens fire on Coptic church south of Cairo, killing nine people

A gunman opened fire on worshippers outside a church in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people, in the latest of a string of deadly attacks on the Christian minority.<p>The masked assailant had first fired at a Christian-owned electronics shop three miles away, killing …

Hamas official: Trump gave Jerusalem to descendants of pigs and apes

A Hamas official speaking at a West Bank rally said US President Donald Trump, in recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, had given …

Danish police accuse man of planning terror in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 30-year-old Syrian living in Sweden was ordered held in pre-trial custody Friday on suspicion of attempting to take part …

Two Palestinians killed in anti-US protests after U.N. vote on Jerusalem-Gaza ministry

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians and wounded about 60 with live fire on Friday, the Health Ministry in Gaza said, as protests intensified against Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.<p>A Palestinian demonstrator hurls back a tear gas canister …

Melbourne attacker complained about injustice to Muslims after arrest

Police in Australia said a man who drove through pedestrians in Melbourne rambled about injustice towards Muslims and the Australian spy agency after he was arrested - but his motive remains unknown and he is believed to have acted alone.<p>As Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull condemned the …

Shock Pew Poll: Widespread Anti-Semitism in Middle East - The American Interest

When the 'Arab Street' Comes to Sweden

It’s no surprise that U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has sparked violence in the West Bank and Beirut, or even protests in far-flung Indonesia, which is majority Muslim.<p>But Sweden? Yet the western Swedish city of Gothenburg, headquarters of Volvo …

First photo of New York bomb suspect with burned midriff after 'suicide belt' detonated too early

This is reported to be the first photo of the New York bomb suspect on the floor with his burned midriff exposed after his 'suicide belt detonated …

Who is New York City bomb suspect Akayed Ullah?

- The NYPD identified the suspect in the New York City subway bombing as Akayed Ullah, an immigrant from Bangladesh who lives in Brooklyn. He has …

New York City