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A man stabbed eight people in Vetlanda, Sweden, in what police called a potential terror incident.

A fugitive Hezbollah suspect will go on trial in June accused of three attacks on Lebanese politicians in the mid-2000s.

German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

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German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

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

Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

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Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

Iraq's Al-Balad airbase was targeted with at least four rockets on Saturday, just hours after clashes between Islamic State militants and Iraqi ...

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Clashes between Iraqi forces and IS leave 7 dead

At least five jihadists and two security personnel were shot dead in the skirmishes.

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Western allies condemn Iraq rocket attack

A recent rocket attack in Kurdish Iraq has been condemned by numerous countries in a joint statement.

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Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

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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

Eight Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

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Eight Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

The attack comes just days after the Pentagon accused the Taliban of not living up to promises made in a deal signed with Washington last year.

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Iraqi forces claim killing of IS 'deputy caliph'

Iraq's Prime Minister promised to give IS a "thundering response" after the deadly bombings in Baghdad.

Iraq could see return of unpopular checkpoints after blasts

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Iraq could see return of unpopular checkpoints after blasts

Checkpoints will return to Iraq following last week's attack in Baghdad that killed over 30 people.

Rights groups fear Iraq execution spree following IS attack

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Rights groups fear Iraq execution spree following IS attack

Rights groups fear that Iraqi authorities may carry out hundreds of executions in retaliation for a deadly IS suicide bombing.

11 Iraqi fighters killed in IS attack: security sources

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11 Iraqi fighters killed in IS attack: security sources

The jihadists used light weapons and the cover of darkness to target the Hashed east of Tikrit, the capital of Iraq's Salahaddin province.

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad <em>suicide</em> bombings

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

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IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 in Iraq's capital Baghdad.

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

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Officials: Suicide bombs rock central Baghdad, 6 dead

A twin suicide bombing has struck Baghdad, killing at least six and wounding dozens of others.

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

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The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic ...

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Indonesia to free cleric linked to Bali bombing

A radical cleric linked to Indonesia's worst terror attack was freed from prison.

Officials: <em>Attacks</em> around Afghanistan kill at least 23

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Officials: Attacks around Afghanistan kill at least 23

Multiple attacks have occurred in Afghanistan as talks resume with the Taliban in the hope of ending the conflict.

Turkish nationals among 4 dead in Somalia bombing: officials

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Turkish nationals among 4 dead in Somalia bombing: officials

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said 14 others wounded in the blast, including three Turks, were being treated at a Turkish-run hospital ...

Turkey arrested 340 IS suspects in December: report

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Turkey arrested 340 IS suspects in December: report

One suspect arrested in Turkey is thought to have links to a suspect in a recent terror attack in Austria.

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