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America’s 500th Drone Strike 23.11.2014 Outside the Beltway
CFR’s Micah Zenko calculates that the United States has just launched its 500th drone strike. He points out how shocking that should be, even though it isn’t. The most consistent and era-defining tactic of America’s post-9/11 counterterrorism strategies has been the targeted killing of suspected terrorists and militants outside of defined battlefields. As one senior […]
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Tunisians hold first fair presidential election 23.11.2014 CNN-IBN: World
Tunisia took another step forward in its peaceful transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy.
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UN slams terrorist attack in Kenya 23.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
United Nations, Nov 23 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the terrorist attack on a bus in northern Kenya that left at least 28 people dead.
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More jihadist training camps identified in Iraq and Syria 23.11.2014 Bill Roggio
Four new training camps in Iraq and Syria, three of them operated by the Islamic State, have been identified, including one used by a so-called jihadist "special forces" unit. The Long War Journal has identified 46 jihadist training camps in Iraq and Syria.
Somalia’s al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya 23.11.2014 Washington Post: World
NAIROBI — Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, attacked a bus in northern Kenya at dawn Saturday, singling out and killing 28 passengers who could not recite an Islamic creed and were assumed to be non-Muslims, Kenyan authorities ...
Rumors Of Boko Haram Attack Send Nigerian Refugees Fleeing Again 23.11.2014 NPR: Saturday
Many of the displaced ended up in camps in the city of Yola. Now they're racing further away as concerns grow that Yola also faces attack, and that the government isn't doing enough to stop it.
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Shabaab claims responsibility for Kenya bus attack 22.11.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Somalias al Shabaab insurgents said they staged a bus attack in northeast Kenya on Saturday that killed 28 people all nonMuslims led out to be shot while passengers identified as Muslims were ...
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On Pope Francis’ Secret Service: Confronting the ISIS Threat (Corriere Della Sera, Italy) 22.11.2014 The Moderate Voice

He rides in an open car amid hundreds of thousands of people from around the world and abhors being seperated from his flock. Imagine the heart-stopping difficulty of protecting one of the most popular pontiffs in a generation from terrorists bent on killing anyone not a Sunni fundamentalist – particularly a man with the title [...]

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Islamic State militants kill 25 Iraqi tribesmen during assault on Ramadi 22.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Bodies were discovered after Iraqi army launched counter-offensive against Isis near capital of Anbar province Continue reading...
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Preparations finalised to shift Dr Afridi 22.11.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR - The government has finalised preparations to transfer the high profile prisoners from various jails of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to Mardan high security jail. The prisoners that will be shifted to the high security jail included Dr. Shakeel Afridi and Niaz Muhammad. Dr Shakeel Afridi who had allegedly helped the CIA by running a fake vaccination campaign in Abbottabad to trace al ...
Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood demands leader's release 22.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Amman, Nov 22 : Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the release of its detained leader Zaki Bani Rsheid.
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House Intel Committee dismisses some Benghazi myths 22.11.2014 Politico
But the committee did rule that a number of individuals involved with Al Qaeda were involved with the attacks.
Bahrain Will Stamp Out Popular Protests, but Not Support for ISIS 22.11.2014 Global Voices
The cyber-crime unit which arrests bloggers and human rights activists did not arrest the publishers of videos such as those calling for support of ISIS and inciting sectarian violence
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5 transferred Gitmo detainees served al Qaeda, leaked files allege 22.11.2014 Bill Roggio
The Defense Department announced the transfer of five Guantanamo detainees yesterday. According to leaked threat assessments prepared by Joint Task Force Guantanamo, all five served al Qaeda. Four of the five were deemed either "high" or "medium to high" risks.
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Lawyer for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is sentenced to 18 months in prison on NY tax charges 22.11.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Islamist cleric allowed to preach in London while on bail 21.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Judge Howard Riddle orders that Anjem Choudary and other terror suspects’ religious freedom must be respected

Radical Islamist cleric Anjem Choudary must be allowed to preach on the streets of London even though he is on police bail over suspected terror offences, a judge has ruled.

Choudary, 47, and six Islamist associates, were given new bail terms at Westminster magistrates court in relation to encouraging terrorism and being members of a proscribed group.

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IS executes six Syrians 21.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Beirut, Nov 21 : The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has executed six Syrians in the northern province of al-Raqaa after charging them with belonging to rebel factions, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) announced Friday.
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Tunisia’s Islamists get sobering lesson in governing 21.11.2014 Washington Post: World
TUNIS, Tunisia — On a recent warm evening, hundreds of men and women were mingling outside the offices of Tunisia’s Islamist party. They were singing and cheering. They were waving little red-and-white Tunisian flags. It looked as if they had just won an ...
Drone attack in Pakistan kills five suspected militants 21.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Nov 21 : At least five suspected militants, including what sources claim to be a high value target, were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region Thursday, media reported.
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Leader killed in US drone attack, confirms Al Qaeda 21.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Nov 21 : Global terrorist organisation Al Qaeda's branch in the Indian sub-continent Thursday confirmed the death of one of its leaders, Adil Qudoos in a US drone attack.
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