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Sources close to the investigation of Thursday’s deadly attack in the French city of Nice named the suspect as Tunisian Brahim Aouissaoui, as Tunisia said it would launch an investigation.

French media reports indicate the man threatened a North African shopkeeper with a weapon before being shot dead by police.

US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

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US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

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Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

Turkish authorities have promised to take 'legal and diplomatic' action against the French satirical magazine.

BREAKING: Two dead after knife <em>attack</em> outside France church

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BREAKING: Two dead after knife attack outside France church

Two have been killed outside a church in the French city of Nice in an attack that is being investigated for terrorist motives.

Taj Ali

Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group on the fringe: far-right racists, writes Taj Ali.

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French government shuts down major Muslim charity

French authorities have shut down the Muslim charity BarakaCity, which operates in 26 countries, with Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin accused ...

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Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The Iraqi government has delayed the publication of an investigation into last week's killings in Farhatiya, where at least eight people were ...

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US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for ...

Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan

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Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan

Abu Muhsin al-Masri, who also goes by the name Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, was on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher ...

US suspends visa services in Turkey over possible attacks

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US suspends visa services in Turkey over possible attacks

The US has suspending consular services at its embassy in Ankara and three consulates elsewhere in Turkey.

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror <em>attack</em>

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France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a ...

Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror <em>attack</em>'

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Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

A 20-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, weeks after a knife attack killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the ...

How a Biden White House can end Yemen's war

Rabyaah Althaibani

How a Biden White House can end Yemen's war

Comment: If Biden is serious about ending Yemen's war, he must listen to Yemeni-Americans' calls for ending US support for Saudi Arabia and ...

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IS calls for striking of 'Saudi economic interests'

The Islamic State group called on its militants to strike the economic interests of Saudi Arabia, which it described as an agent of Israel.

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Suspect in French teacher beheading was Chechen, 18

The suspect who is believed to have beheaded a headteacher who had shown his students cartoons of the prophet Mohammed was an 18-year-old born ...

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'You will pay': Paris attacks suspect threatens police witness

The main suspect in the trial of Paris terror attacks in 2015 threatened a policewoman during her testimony.

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Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

A French history teacher who had shown caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammed to his class was decapitated in the outskirts of Paris.

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air ...

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Israel confirms holding body of Palestinian killed by soldiers

Twenty-seven-year-old Palestinian Samir Hamidi was killed by Israeli soldiers near the northern West Bank settlement of Einav on Monday.

Trump's decision to withdraw Afghanistan troops 'ridiculous': US officials

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Trump's decision to withdraw Afghanistan troops 'ridiculous': US officials

American politicians expressed concern over the US president's aim to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Christmas, arguing that his ...

An unpopular Macron invokes the anti-Muslim playbook

Yasser Louati

An unpopular Macron invokes the anti-Muslim playbook

Comment: Macron's tirade against 'Islamist separatism' is nothing but a racist and malicious attempt to win votes, writes Yasser Louati.

Macron demands Turkey explain 'jihadists' in Azerbaijan

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Macron demands Turkey explain 'jihadists' in Azerbaijan

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces intensified their shelling on Thursday as Macron said jihadist militants had been deployed to Nagorno Karabakh ...

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