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Ukraine Merges Nazis and Islamists 8.7.2015
Exclusive: Ukraine’s post-coup regime is now melding neo-Nazi storm troopers with Islamic militants – called “brothers” of the hyper-violent Islamic State – stirring up a hellish “death squad” brew to kill ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine, on Russia’s border, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry In a curiously upbeat account, The New York Times reports that Islamic militants have…
Understanding and countering IS 8.7.2015 Hindu: Home
A blend of military experience and jihadist ideological vigour is what makes IS the most formidable terror machinery of our time. Needless to say, the geopolitical situation in West Asia is clearly in its favour
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20 killed in Nigeria bomb attack 7.7.2015 Hindu: News
Terrorist attack took place in the city of Zaria, northern Nigeria
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The threat of Boko Haram 7.7.2015 Hindu: Editorial
In an abrupt surge of violence, Boko Haram insurgents killed around 200 people in Nigeria over the past week. The group, which swore allegiance to the Islamic State in March, targeted mosques, a c...
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From 7/7 to Isis: how the terrorist threat to the UK has evolved 6.7.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Ten years ago, the 7/7 bombings in London were a wakeup call for the security services about Islamic militancy in the UK. By the death of Bin Laden in 2011, the threat seemed to have subsided. But with the rise of Isis, and the hundreds of Britons now fighting in Iraq and Syria, we are in uncharted territory. Back in the mid-90s, it was not very difficult to find Islamic militants in London. You would make a few calls, there would be a pause while a given group’s leaders were consulted in Algeria or Egypt or Pakistan or wherever. Then, over tea or coffee, or dates and lemonade, in a two-up two-down in Barking, a council flat in Croydon or a hotel coffee shop in the West End, you would sit down to hear a long list of grievances against the authorities in a particular Middle Eastern country, some against the US and none against the UK. This absence of animosity towards Britain was partly due to these militants’ desire not to jeopardise the tolerance of the authorities for their presence and activism, but ...
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Jordan bans publishing information on alleged terror plot 6.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Amman, July 6 : Jordan's State Security Court decided on Monday to forbid the publishing of information regarding an alleged Iranian plot to carry out terrorist attacks in Jordanian territory.
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Militant attacks kill 44 in Nigeria 6.7.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Nigeria: Suspected Islamist militants killed 44 people in attacks on a restaurant and on a mosque in the central Nigerian city of Jos. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Sunday night's attacks bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram insurgents, fighting since 2009 to carve out a radical Islamic state in the northeast of Africa's biggest economy and oil producer.  Alhassan Muhammad ...
Three Al Shabaab militants killed in Somalia 6.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Mogadishu, July 6 : Three Al Shabaab militants were killed in fierce fighting after the Al Qaeda-allied insurgents launched an attack on a government military base in Jala-laksi district of Hiran region in central Somalia.
Tunesia’s President Declares Emergency After Terrorist Hotel Attack 5.7.2015 The Moderate Voice

By Patrick Markey and Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday, saying the Islamist militant attack on a beach hotel that killed 38 foreigners had left the country “in a state of war”. Last week’s attack, three months after the deadly Islamist assault on the [...]

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Terrorism: Radical shift 4.7.2015 Financial Times: Analysis
Security services alarmed by Tunisia’s young killer and his progression to gun-wielding jihadi
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36 militants killed in air raids in Egypt's Sinai 4.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Cairo, July 4 : At least 36 militants were killed and tens of others injured in overnight military air raids that lasted until Saturday morning in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source said.
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Pakistani military says it achieved major victory in mountain assault 4.7.2015 Washington Post
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s military says it achieved a major strategic victory over Islamist militants hiding in the Shawal Valley, a thickly forested area bordering Afghanistan thought to be among the last few refuges here for al-Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban.Read full article ...
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ISIS' Egypt affiliate claims responsibility for firing rockets into Israel 4.7.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces. Islamic State's Egypt affiliate, Sinai Province, said in a statement posted on Twitter by supporters that it had launched three Grad rockets towards "occupied Palestine". Reuters ...
Tunisia's president declares state of emergency following terrorist attack 4.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Eight days after the Islamist attack in Sousse that killed 38 foreign tourists, prime minister admits police were too slow to respond to the shooting

Tunisia’s president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has declared a state of emergency, eight days after 38 foreign tourists, most of them British, were killed in an Islamist gun attack.

The state of emergency temporarily gives the government more flexibility and the army and police more authority, and restricts the right of public assembly.

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Ten years after 7/7 bombings, Britain is split over how to fight extremism 4.7.2015 Washington Post: World
BRADFORD, England — When three young men left behind the gentle West Yorkshire hills to blow themselves up on London trains and buses 10 years ago next week, the astonishment felt by people in this multiethnic area of northern England soon gave way to a desire to come together.Read full article ...
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Syrian Forces Try To Halt Rebel Offensive On Aleppo 3.7.2015 NPR News
An alliance of forces led by the al-Qaida affiliated al-Nusra Front is battling the Syrian government for control of the key northern city.
From Syria to Bosnia: Isis and its affiliates around the world 3.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Islamic State’s rampage through Iraq was soon followed by jihadi groups aligning themselves with and pledging allegiance to the militant group

Islamic State’s incursions in Iraq and Syria have left large areas of both countries under the militant group’s control. The extremists’ beheadings of western hostages sparked outrage across the world. But since its military successes, other jihadi groups have flocked to affiliate themselves with the radical movement.


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Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill several in Nigeria 3.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Attacks take place near crowded areas on highway between Bama and Konduga in Borno State

Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 10 people, bringing the number of people murdered by the Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria this week to more than 160.

Borno State police said that on Thursday a female suicide bomber killed seven people and injured 13 at a village called Malari on the main road from Bama to Konduga, while a second woman killed three in blast along the same road.

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US drone attack kills senior jihadi leader in Libya 3.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Tripoli/Tunis, July 3 : A US drone strike in Libya has killed senior jihadi leader Abu Iyadh, who was believed to have masterminded a series of terrorist plots inside and outside the North African country, including an attack on the US embassy in Tunisia, Libyan media confirmed on Friday.
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Syrian army bombards rebels trying to seize Aleppo 3.7.2015 Hindu: News
Syrian government forces mounted heavy air strikes against rebel positions in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Friday, the day after a major Islamist-led offensive on areas of the city con...
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