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Tag Archives: Islamist

Egyptian forces kills 52 militants in Sinai

CAIRO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Egyptian troops and security forces have killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days, the army said in a statement on Sunday, as authorities push ahead with an operation to crush Islamic State. The deaths brings to more than 300 the number of suspected …

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Most French want Macron crackdown on radical Islamists -polls

PARIS, March 30 (Reuters) – Most French people want Muslims suspected of harbouring extremist views detained if they appear on spy agency watchlists and would back a ban on ultra-conservative Salafist Islam, two polls showed after the latest deadly attack in France. Right-wing opponents of Emmanuel Macron have demanded the …

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‘Islamist Fighters’ children potentially brainwashed’

Suspects weep as parents testify at Paris attacks trial BERLIN, Jan 31, (Agencies): Germany’s domestic intelligence chief wants the government to review laws restricting the surveillance of minors to guard against the children of Islamist fighters returning to the country as “sleeper agents” who could carry out attacks. Hans-Georg Maassen, …

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‘Islamist terrorist threat here to stay’ – UK’s MI6 to get 40pct more spies

LONDON, Sept 22, (Agencies): The Islamist terrorist threat to the West will endure for years to come because simply taking back territory from Islamic State will not solve the deeper global fractures which have fostered militants, Britain’s foreign intelligence chief has said. In his first public comments outside Britain, the …

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2 dead as villagers and Islamists clash

DHAKA, March 15, (AFP): Thousands of Bangladeshi villagers clashed on Monday with members of a minority Islamic group who are often regarded with suspicion, leaving two dead people and scores injured, an official said. Villagers rallied in the southern coastal district of Noakhali to demand a halt to construction of …

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‘Islamist militancy European problem’

BRUSSELS, Feb 16, (Agencies): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told European Union lawmakers on Tuesday militant Islam was also a European problem as he defended Iran’s involvement in Syria’s civil war on the side of President Bashar al-Assad. European parliamentarians quizzed Zarif about alleged human rights violations in Iran, …

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Five get 10 years in jail for collecting cash for DAESH – Bid to lift travel ban on Islamist rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced five suspects to 10 years in prison with hard labor, while two others were declared innocent, of collecting donations from some tribesmen to support Al-Nusra and DAESH. The court also fined …

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‘Islamist militants pose biggest threat’

LONDON, Oct 29, (Agencies): Britain’s domestic spy service chief said Islamist militants pose the biggest threat to the country that he had seen in his 32 years in intelligence, as he called for new digital surveillance powers to keep Britons safe. Andrew Parker, head of MI5, said again that militants …

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Militants kill Islamist election candidate – IS claims blast that wounds 4 in Egypt

CAIRO, Oct 24, (Agencies): Gunmen shot dead an Islamist candidate in Egypt’s parliamentary elections in North Sinai on Saturday, officials said, where jihadists are waging an insurgency against the government. Mostafa Abdel Rahman, a candidate for ultraconservative Salafist Al-Nur party which is seen as progovernment, was gunned down by two …

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Police kill suspected Islamist in shootout

BISHKEK, Oct 23, (RTRS): Kyrgyz police killed a suspected Islamist militant escapee from prison on Thursday in a shootout in which a policeman and two civilians also died on the outskirts of the capital Bishkek, the Interior Ministry said. The incident followed two similar gunbattles between police and militants in …

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