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A Moroccan man stripped of his Danish citizenship had his death sentence over terrorism charges commuted to 25 years in jail.

New York's anti-terrorism chief called on the US to introduce new domestic terrorism laws to cover

Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

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Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

Five civilians in eastern Algeria were killed by a homemade roadside bomb.

Sri Lanka sticks to cremation of Muslim Covid-19 victims

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Sri Lanka sticks to cremation of Muslim Covid-19 victims

Sri Lanka's controversial decision to cremate the bodies of Muslims who died of coronavirus has been met with intense opposition by the ...

Three executed in Iran for 'terrorist' acts and murder

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Three executed in Iran for 'terrorist' acts and murder

Two of the three men executed in southeast Sistan-Baluchistan province had been convicted of working with the jihadist Jaish al-Adl group, ...

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Two Algerian soldiers killed in clash with jihadists: ministry

A clash between jihadists and Algerian soldiers left two troops dead on Saturday, authorities said.

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IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

IS had attacked regime soldiers as they travelled home for holidays in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, killing 37.

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Jihadist attack kills 30 soldiers in east Syria: monitor

The attack in Deir Ezzor province reportedly targeted a bus carrying regime soldiers going home on leave.

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Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

Khalifa Haftar has called on his fighters to 'drive out' Turkish forces backing Libya's UN-recognised government

Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to Christians

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Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to Christians

Iraqi Christians woke up to Christmas cards from their Muslim neighbours in a heartfelt exchange of love and solidarity.

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Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Pearl murder

Sindh High Court found "no valid reason" for the continued detention of British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and his co-defendants, said a ...

Al-Shabaab claims beheading of local chief in Kenya

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Al-Shabaab claims beheading of local chief in Kenya

Omar Adan Buul was kidnapped last week and had his severed head dumped at the side of the road, an act that Al-Shabaab have claimed ...

Rockets target US embassy in Iraq as tensions flare

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Rockets target US embassy in Iraq as tensions flare

A volley of rockets exploded near the US embassy in Baghdad, as tensions mount ahead of the anniversary of the US killing top Iranian general ...

Bleak Christmas for Iraqi refugees stuck in Jordan

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Bleak Christmas for Iraqi refugees stuck in Jordan

Up until 2014, when the Islamic State group swept the Nineveh Plain in northern Iraq, Christians pulled out the stops over Christmas, with ...

Hopes crushed as Tunisians mark a decade since revolution

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Hopes crushed as Tunisians mark a decade since revolution

Ten years after the Arab Spring revolutions, Tunisia is still battling for a better future.

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French jihadist caught trying to enter Turkey from Syria

Turkish security forces captured a wanted French jihadist attempting to to enter Turkey from Syria, authorities said on Monday.

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IS kills nine Iran-trained fighters in Syria: monitor

Nearly a dozen fighters in Syria have been killed by Islamic State militants in the latest skirmish.

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Syria war deaths reach 387,000: monitor

The latest toll included more than 130,500 pro-government fighters, among them foreigners.

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Sri Lanka cremates Muslim Covid-19 victims against religious wishes

The country's attorney-general said authorities were free to cremate 19 Muslims killed by the virus, after their families refused to claim their ...

Germany takes in senior member of Syria's 'White Helmets'

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Germany takes in senior member of Syria's 'White Helmets'

Leading member of the White Helmets Khaled al-Saleh, his wife and two children left Jordan aboard a German government plane that landed in the ...

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Algeria PM slams reported ransoms to 'terror groups'

France has denied involvement in negotiations for the release of hostages in Mali or having paid a ransom to free a French aid worker.

Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

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Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

Only Tunisia has made the transition during the Arab Spring, with the other popular uprisings ending in repression, war or chaos.

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 ...

Taliban rigging drones to drop bombs: Afghan spy chief

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Taliban rigging drones to drop bombs: Afghan spy chief

Afghanistan's spy chief said the Taliban deployed small drones to drop bombs on government forces in some recent attacks.

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