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  1. News - World - TERRORISM

    'US is at war with ISIL,' White House declares amid doubts over Syria policy

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... that the United States is at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy. In a series of television interviews, Secretary of State John Kerry had appeared to be reluctant to term the expansion of US operations against IS in Iraq and Syria as “war”. But pressed to clear up doubts about how President Barack Obama sees the conflict, the White ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591614/us-war-isil-white-house-declares-dispel-doubts-over-syria-policy
  2. News - World - TERRORISM

    European Union and internet giants in fight against online extremism

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:14am by AFP

    ... at a dinner in Luxembourg this week amid growing alarm that Islamist material is encouraging young Muslims to fight in Syria and Iraq. EU home affairs commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the US firms ... why they moved from Twitter to another social network." About 3,000 Europeans have travelled to fight with the Islamic State and other militant groups in Syria and Iraq. Pressure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613299/european-union-and-internet-giants-fight-against-online-extremism
  3. News - World - TERRORISM

    Kerry raises threat of Islamic State militants with Iranian, Russian foreign ministers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 11:06am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Top US diplomat discusses increasing threat posed by Islamic State in Syria and Iraq with his counterparts from Iran and Russia US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday raised the threat of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria directly with his Iranian counterpart during high-level talks in New York, a US official said. Kerry met Iranian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597869/kerry-raises-threat-islamic-state-militants-iranian-russian-foreign
  4. News - World - TERRORISM

    John Kerry seeks US-led coalition against Islamic State

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by BLOOM

    ... agenda". His remarks came as Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah warned that the West would be the group's next target unless there was swift action to stem its advances through Iraq and Syria ... in the region. Saudi Arabia has backed rebels fighting in Syria, but is concerned that extremists there could turn their weapons on the kingdom. "If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582009/john-kerry-seeks-us-led-coalition-against-islamic-state
  5. News - Hong Kong - TERRORISM

    Hong Kong 'no longer safe' from threat of global terrorism, expert warns

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:19pm by Lana Lam

    ... Barton said the rise of Islamic State, which has seized large areas in Iraq and Syria, and its recent release of a video showing the beheading of an American reporter, had made local conflicts ... with Islamic State in Iraq and Syria was "the game changer for everyone", Barton said. "That is increasingly going to drive change for China and all across Asia." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582003/hong-kong-no-longer-safe-threat-global-terrorism-expert-warns
  6. News - World - TERRORISM

    Islamic State's self-financing model poses additional challenges for anti-terror operations

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 08:59pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Islamic State's self-financing model poses extra challenges for those trying to stop the militant group's expansion in Iraq, Syria and maybe beyond Oil that helps grease wheels of terror Islamic State, which now controls an area of Iraq and Syria larger than Britain, may be raising more than US$2 million a day in revenue from oil sales, extortion, taxes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581227/islamic-states-self-financing-model-poses-additional-challenges-anti
  7. News - World - TERRORISM

    France arrests suspect in Brussels Jewish museum shooting

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:52pm by The Guardian in Paris

    ... Nemmouche was known to French counter-terrorism police, who had placed him under surveillance after his return last year from Syria, where he was suspected of having joined Islamist fighters. The suspect's rifle was wrapped up in a white sheet scrawled with the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an extremist group fighting in Syria, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523279/france-arrests-suspect-brussels-jewish-museum-shooting
  8. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    Islamic State gaining support in South Asia, as Al-Qaeda seen as 'tired'

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:23am by Reuters

    ... of Pakistan's Taliban, Jamaat-ul Ahrar, has declared its support for the well-funded and ruthless Islamic State fighters, who have captured large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria in a drive to set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587356/islamic-state-gaining-youth-vote-south-asia
  9. News - World - TERRORISM

    Syria kidnap suspect arrested in Britain

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Syria kidnap suspect arrested in Britain British police have arrested a man at London's Heathrow Airport in connection with the kidnapping of two Western journalists by Islamic extremists in Syria. London's Metropolitan Police said they arrested the 24-year-old man on Monday on suspicion of terrorism offences after he arrived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1081777/syria-kidnap-suspect-arrested-britain
  10. News - World - TERRORISM

    British police arrest two in Syria ‘terrorism’ investigation

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 03:48pm

    ... Reuters in London British police have arrested a man and a woman at London’s Heathrow airport as part of an investigation into travel to Syria in support of “alleged terrorist activity”, ... they remain in custody. Police did not disclose the nationality of the two suspects. A spokesman declined to say whether these were the first arrests in Britain connected to events in Syria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1057855/british-police-arrest-two-syria-terrorism-investigation

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