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The individuals, most of whom were construction workers, were accused of putting up social media posts 'which incited violence or stoked communal unrest'.

The Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin presented a list of 231 individuals France wants to expel due to suspicions of 'radicalisation'.

'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.

France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

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France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

Muslims' freedoms of speech and religion are not defended in France, Amnesty International said this week.

Saudi crown prince vows 'iron fist' against extremists

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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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When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Comment: The abject failure of European counter-terror policies is clear for all to see. Doubling down on them will only worsen the problem, writes Malia Bouattia.

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2 wounded in blast at non-Muslim Jeddah cemetery

Two people have been wounded after an explosion at Jeddah's non-Muslim cemetery.

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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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Macron denounces 'misuse' of right to asylum in Europe

"In all of our countries we are witnessing a misuse of the right to asylum," Macron said.

French minister in Algiers to discuss terrorism, immigration

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French minister in Algiers to discuss terrorism, immigration

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin is in Algeria to discuss extremism and immigration.

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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.

'Very <em>Nice</em>!': Kazakhstan jumps on Borat slogan

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'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan jumps on Borat slogan

Kazakhstan has reclaimed Borat's catchphrase in a bid to attract tourism.

Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

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Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

Three men will go on trial facing charges of aiding the perpetrators of two 2017 jihadist attacks that killed 16 in Spain's Barcelona and ...

French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

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French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin held talks on how to tackle Islamist radicalisation, after a deadly attack in Nice last month.

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'.

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UK raises terror threat level to 'severe'

British Home Secretary Priti Patel has urged the British public to be 'alert but not alarmed'.

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Italy FM proposes US-style 'Patriot Act' after Vienna attack

The Italian official said the EU should adopt 'something like' the Patriot Act the US introduced in the wake of 9/11 attacks.

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French church attacker tests positive for Covid-19

21-year-old Brahim Issaoui, who was shot several times, has not yet been questioned by the police.

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Vienna 'terror attack' leaves three dead

The attacks were carried out in six different locations by "several suspects armed with rifles", the police said.

European Islamic institutions send bold 'letter to Macron'

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European Islamic institutions send bold 'letter to Macron'

'An Open Letter to President Macron' was put together by 28 Islamic institutions and associations around Europe.

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French Muslims, stigmatized by attacks, feel under pressure

French Muslims are facing increasing pressure and stigmatization as a result of a series of violent attacks carried out by extremists and ...

What Trump’s next move might be if he loses

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What Trump’s next move might be if he loses

If he loses Tuesday's election, Donald Trump's future may be as unconventional and erratic as his presidency

Orthodox priest wounded in shooting in France's Lyon

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Orthodox priest wounded in shooting in France's Lyon

The shooting comes three days after three people were killed in a knife rampage inside a church in the southern town of Nice.

Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

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Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

In an apparent bid to reach out to Muslims, Macron gave a long interview setting out his vision to Qatar-based TV channel Al-Jazeera, seeking to ...

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