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Latest in Tag: terrorists


40 terrorists neutralised, 437 hideouts destroyed in Sinai: Egypt Armed Forces

Egypt’s Armed Forces announced, on Tuesday, that 40 “Takfiri” elements (terrorist) have been killed during military operations that took place in the Sinai Peninsula between 1 September and 8 December. They added that a total of 437 hideouts and stores of explosives were also destroyed during the operations on the region.   Egyptian Military Spokesperson …

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High hopes for Libya talks in Rome

Delegates from Libya, the UN, and other global powers have gathered in Italy to broker a deal for a unity government. Rival factions have already tentatively agreed to a truce in order to fight ‘IS’ terrorists. Delegates from Libya’s rival factions met in Rome on Sunday in a fresh diplomatic push to end years of …

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The Balkan route to Western Europe for Yugoslavia guns

Many weapons on Europe’s black market come via the Balkans. The terrorists in the Paris attacks allegedly used such weapons. The illegal arms trade from the Balkans is a security risk that affects all of Europe. According to media reports, the November 13 Paris attackers used two Zastava M-70 assault rifles from the former Yugoslavia. …

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EU sets sights on virtual currencies

European leaders have agreed to step up their controls of virtual currencies such as bitcoin and other anonymous payment methods they suspect Islamic State and other terrorists use to finance attacks. Online or electronic payment methods that could easily be used to finance terrorism or launder money will soon be subject to tighter regulations within …

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China: 28 ‘terrorists’ killed in western Xinjiang province

China has announced the deaths of 28 people during a police crackdown in Xinjiang, home to many Muslim Uighurs. In September, the group allegedly launched a terror attack at a coal mine, killing more than a dozen people. The Xinjiang regional government said on Friday police had killed 28 members of a “terrorist” group accused …

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Of refugees and returnees

Many are calling for stricter control of the refugee flow fearing that terrorists could be among the refugees. Others say German or French extremists who fought in Syria and are returning home pose a bigger danger. After it became known that police found the passport of a Syrian refugee at one of the crime scenes …

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‘Terrorists may have used PlayStation 4 to communicate’

The ‘Islamic State’ tracks the latest trends in encrypted messaging tools. So it’s possible that it may have used the popular game console or other hard-to-crack messaging apps, social media expert Jamie Bartlett says. DW: From what we know so far, the Paris attacks by the ‘Islamic State’ appear to have been planned, coordinated and …

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Why Pakistani Islamist Malik Ishaq became an ‘obstacle’

In a DW interview, Islamism expert Arif Jamal says that slain Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader Malik Ishaq had become a threat to the Pakistani military establishment, which “got rid” of him in a “fake police encounter.” Malik Ishaq, former head of Pakistan’s banned militant Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) group, and his thirteen associates were killed by police on July …

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