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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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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." ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - World - TERRORISM

    Al-Qaeda group leader Majid al-Majid dies in custody in Lebanon

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... focus to Syria's civil war died yesterday while in custody in Lebanon, the army said. In a statement, the Lebanese army said Majid al-Majid "died this morning while undergoing ... was detained during the last week of December while on his way from Beirut to the eastern Bekaa Valley that borders Syria. The reports said that he was captured while in an ambulance after he had ...



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