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Osama Joda, a 23-year-old Muslim immigrant, was hailed as a hero for risking his life to save a police officer during a terror attack in Vienna.

The 20-year-old attacker who was shot dead by police in Vienna following the deadly assault, was a convicted supporter of the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

Saudi forces kill two 'terrorists' in Dammam shootout

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Saudi forces kill two 'terrorists' in Dammam shootout

Saudi state media have reported that security forces have killed two wanted 'terrorists' following a shootout in a residential neighbourhood in Shia-majority Dammam, east of the kingdom.

Seventy-one soldiers killed in Niger in country's deadliest attacks

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Seventy-one soldiers killed in Niger in country's deadliest attacks

Militants launched one of the deadliest attacks in the country's history, targeting a military outpost in western Niger, as the Sahel witnesses ...

Kitchen porter Mohammed pinned attacker on break

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Kitchen porter Mohammed pinned attacker on break

A kitchen porter was among one of the heroes who stopped Usman Khan during his knife rampage on Friday.

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Yemen in Focus: Houthis' mass offensive a 'propaganda ploy'?

This week we look at doubts over the Houthi offensive that captured thousands of soldiers in August, a downgraded Fitch rating and more Western involvement in the conflict.

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Egyptian forces kill 15 suspected militants in restive Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 15 suspected militants in northern Sinai according to a statement by the interior ministry, amid continued ...

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IS claims June attack on Lebanese security in Tripoli

IS' weekly newspaper has said its 'soldiers of the caliphate' were behind the 4 June attack on Lebanon's northern city Tripoli, which killed ...

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'Mastermind' of Tunisia suicide bombings killed in police standoff

The interior ministry said the 'very dangerous leader' was killed in a standoff with the police in the Tunisian capital overnight.

Four killed in 'lone wolf' attack in Lebanon's Tripoli

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Four killed in 'lone wolf' attack in Lebanon's Tripoli

A man previously detained for his Islamic State affiliation killed two security officers and two soldiers before blowing himself up after being ...

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Foiled Saudi security base attack claimed by IS

The Islamic State group, in a statement carried by its propaganda arm Amaq, said the attack on Saudi security services base northwest of Riyadh ...

Four Saudi militants killed after attack on security forces

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Four Saudi militants killed after attack on security forces

Four Saudi militants were killed in a gun battle after attacking state security forces in the town of Zulfi, 260 kilometres north of Riyadh.

Female Tunis bomber had sworn allegiance to IS: minister

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Female Tunis bomber had sworn allegiance to IS: minister

Mna Guebla, who detonated a bomb near police cars in central Tunis on October 29, had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group.

Tunisia says woman's suicide bombing 'isolated act'

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Tunisia says woman's suicide bombing 'isolated act'

The suicide attack near a gathering of police cars in the upmarket Avenue Habib Bourguiba in central Tunis wounded 15 police officers and two ...

Egyptian Copts attacked over homes used as churches

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Egyptian Copts attacked over homes used as churches

Four Coptic homes were attacked by residents from a village and other nearby areas, about 250 kilometres (155 miles) south of Cairo on Friday.

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Cyprus hands over Egyptian plane hijacker to Cairo

Seif Eldin Mustafa commandeered a domestic Alexandria-Cairo flight with 72 passengers and crew on board in March 2016 and ordered it to land at the island's Larnaca airport.

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Trial shines spotlight on Chinese 'reeducation camps' for Muslims

Secretive "re-education camps" allegedly holding hundreds of thousands of people in a Muslim-majority region in western China are the focus of ...

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Iraq Communist Party HQ targeted in bomb blast

In the first time a political party has been targeted since the electoral campaign began last month, two bombs exploded near the Iraqi Communist ...

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Suicide bomber targets Baghdad funeral

At least eight people have been killed in northern Baghdad as a suicide blast ripped through a funeral gathering, the first terror attack since ...

Israeli soldier gets hero's welcome after serving manslaughter term

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Israeli soldier gets hero's welcome after serving manslaughter term

The soldier served nine months in prison for the 2016 killing of Abdul Fatah al-Sharif, who was shot in the head at point-blank range while ...

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Israeli soldier freed after serving manslaughter term

An Israeli soldier who shot an injured Palestinian was released after serving nine months.

IS leader Baghdadi's right-hand man 'killed in Iraq'

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IS leader Baghdadi's right-hand man 'killed in Iraq'

Iraqi military officials say notorious IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's second-in-command was killed in a US-backed military operation on Monday.

Four killed in suicide attack on Iraq party headquarters

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Four killed in suicide attack on Iraq party headquarters

Four people have been killed in a suicide attack in the Sunni majority al-Anbar province, as Iraq gears up for parliamentary elections.

American pleads guilty to trying to help Islamic State

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American pleads guilty to trying to help Islamic State

An Alabama man pleaded guilty to terrorism charges Thursday, admitting that be bought bomb-making materials and had hoped to conduct attacks at ...

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