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Mustafa Abu Ruwais, 24, was sentenced to 'death by hanging for the terrorist knife attack on tourists,' the Jordanian court said.

The Democrats took a huge leap towards seizing control of the US Senate as they won the first of two Georgia run-offs.

Polls close in Georgia vote, US Senate in balance

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Polls close in Georgia vote, US Senate in balance

Polls closed in a pair of critical election runoffs in the US state of Georgia.

Tunisia extends 5-year-old state of emergency

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Tunisia extends 5-year-old state of emergency

Tunisia announced a six-month extension of the country's state of emergency, in place since a 2015 attack on a presidential guard bus claimed by ...

14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

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14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

Three of the 14 fled to Syria just ahead of the Jan. 7-9, 2015 attacks in Paris, which left 17 dead along with the three gunmen.

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British man sentenced to jail for mosque knife attack

Daniel Horton has been sentenced to seven years in jail for stabbing an elderly prayer leader at a central London mosque.

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Trial over Paris jihadist attacks to begin late 2021

The trial of 20 people charged over 2015 jihadist attacks in Paris is set to begin in late 2021.

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Anti-extremism plan is law of freedom, says France PM

The proposed legislation, which clamps down on religious-based education, online hate speech and polygamy, has caused unease even among France's ...

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Tunisian charged over fatal French church stabbings

Police shot and seriously injured 21-year-old Tunisian national Brahum Aouissaoui, who was charged after his condition in hospital improved.

HRW condemns France for shutting down anti-Islamophobia group

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HRW condemns France for shutting down anti-Islamophobia group

The US-based rights advocacy group condemned France's shutting down of leading anti-discrimination group Collective Against Islamophobia.

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Australia PM slams Chinese tweet showing soldier killing child

A Chinese government spokesman posted the fake image to twitter amid escalating tensions between Canberra and Beijing.

Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

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Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

Comment: In France, lawmakers are dreaming of giving carte blanche to the intelligence police, allowing them to say who is 'too Muslim' to be ...

Israelis fatally shoot alleged Palestinian attacker

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Israelis fatally shoot alleged Palestinian attacker

A driver from Jerusalem was shot after allegedly attempting to run over a border guard.

Grim conditions await Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

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Grim conditions await Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has been rocked by bloody fighting since November 4, when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the ...

'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

Dutch prosecutors on Monday confirmed a shooting at the Saudi embassy in The Hague last week was carried out with terrorist intent.

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Saudi crown prince vows 'iron fist' against extremists

Wednesday's attack in Jeddah left at least two people wounded, including a Greek policeman and a Saudi official.

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Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

A Libyan man pleaded guilty at a pre-trial hearing for stabbing six people, killing three, at a park in Reading, UK.

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France on edge five years after Paris attacks

The attack happened November 13, 2015 saw 130 people killed and 350 wounded when Islamist suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Stade de ...

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US court summoned Lebanon ex-FM over kidnapping, torture case

A Lebanese-American couple is seeking justice through US courts for kidnapping and torture under the alleged direction of Gebran Bassil.

France says 'radical Islamism' the 'enemy' after Nice attack

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France says 'radical Islamism' the 'enemy' after Nice attack

Prime Minister Jean Castex condemned 'radical Islamism' amid a spate in extremist attacks and threats against public figures.

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Twitter flags 'president-elect Biden' posts as premature

Twitter flagged posts calling Democrat Joe Biden the "president-elect" as premature as vote counting continues in the US.

Biden win 'will hasten new Israeli elections': coalition member

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Biden win 'will hasten new Israeli elections': coalition member

A senior member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s parliamentary coalition has said that a win for Joe Biden will hasten new Israeli ...

France's Macron under fire for claims about Muslim girls

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France's Macron under fire for claims about Muslim girls

French President Emmanuel Macron wrote that Muslim children were being forced to wear the niqab while being raised 'in hatred'.

Russia says 'obvious shortcomings' in US election system

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Russia says 'obvious shortcomings' in US election system

Russia's foreign ministry said the United States should be able to elect its next president in 'full compliance with the American constitution.'

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