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Jordan's king said inequalities stemming from the coronavirus pandemic can breed terrorism.

Abu Walaa has been sentenced to 10 years and six months for running a jihadist network and helping fighters travel to Syria and Iraq.

Belgium to try 14 over 2015 Paris attacks

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Belgium to try 14 over 2015 Paris attacks

Suspected terrorists are to face trial in Belgium for the 2015 Paris attacks, which killed 130 people.

Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

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Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

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US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

High-ranking US and Pakistani military officials spoke about possibly postponing the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

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IS claims killing of 4 Tunisia soldiers, beheading: SITE

IS claimed responsibility for the February 3 killing of four soldiers in a rugged region of central Tunisia.

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Taliban 'clearly' behind violence in Afghanistan: US

The commander of US forces in the Middle East said the Taliban are "clearly" responsible for violence in Afghanistan.

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Algeria hands death penalty to jihadist in beheading trial

A jihadist was sentenced to death for the 2014 kidnapping and beheading of French mountaineer Herve Gourdel in Algeria.

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Egypt says Russian flights to Sinai resorts to resume

Russia will resume flights to Egypt's Sinai resorts after the lifting of a ban imposed following a 2015 attack on a Russian jet.

Trial opens in Algeria <em>jihadist</em> beheading of French mountaineer

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Trial opens in Algeria jihadist beheading of French mountaineer

The trial of the men accused of killing mountain guide instructor Herve Gourdel begins today in Algiers.

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Syria hardliners release American held in Idlib: monitor

Bilal Abdul Kareem has been released by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham after being held for six months.

Turkey detains Russian IS suspect at Syria border

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Turkey detains Russian IS suspect at Syria border

Turkey has detained a group of suspected Islamic State members, who were attempting to cross into Syria.

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

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How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

Syria Kurds hand Baghdad 100 alleged IS fighters: source

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Syria Kurds hand Baghdad 100 alleged IS fighters: source

More than 1,000 Iraqis are detained by Syrian Kurdish forces.

France meets Sahel leaders as it mulls troop drawdown

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France meets Sahel leaders as it mulls troop drawdown

France and five allies meet next week to discuss the Sahel's jihadist insurgency.

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Iraq hangs five 'terrorism' convicts: security sources

Iraq on Tuesday hanged five people convicted on 'terrorism' charges in a notorious southern prison, security sources said

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IS ambush kills 26 pro-regime fighters in Syria: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an ambush in the province of Deir Ezzor came as the convoy combed the area for jihadists, after a ...

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Somali opposition leaders 'no longer recognise president'

The nation was supposed to choose the next president on February 8 but the deadline was missed as the central government and federal states ...

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Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight ...

Algeria trial over French mountaineer's murder postponed

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Algeria trial over French mountaineer's murder postponed

An Algerian court postponed a trial over the 2014 murder of a French mountaineer by jihadists.

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US warns HTS leader Jolani he's still 'most wanted'

Jolani has embarked on a series of image changes during her period as HTS leader.

4 Tunisian soldiers killed in landmine blast: ministry

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4 Tunisian soldiers killed in landmine blast: ministry

A landmine killed four Tunisian soldiers on Wednesday during an counter-terrorism operation

Afghan judge shot dead in Jalalabad ambush

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Afghan judge shot dead in Jalalabad ambush

Judge Hafizullah was attacked as he headed to work in a motor trishaw and shot dead.

One killed in northeast Syria pro-regime rally

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One killed in northeast Syria pro-regime rally

Damascus and the Kurds have mostly coexisted, but tensions have risen in recent weeks with both sides accusing the other of restricting goods ...

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