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Why Niger and Mali’s cattle herders turned to jihad

Ouster of Gaddafi seen as turning point NIAMEY/NAIROBI, Nov 12, (RTRS): When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger- Mali border: to protect his livestock. He had nothing against the …

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Sharia, jihad vetting in visitor entry pitch

WASHINGTON, Nov 22, (Agencies): An immigration adviser to President-elect Donald Trump and a possible candidate for a top government post wants to make some changes at the Homeland Security Department, including recreating a system that required certain immigrants, including men and boys from 25 mostly Muslim nations, to register with …

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Arab nations warn of terror threat – ‘Protect kids from exploiters’

VIENNA, Oct 19, (KUNA): The world is facing an increasingly grave security threat in the form of terrorist attacks, a senior Arab diplomat said on Wednesday. Speaking on behalf of Arab nations, head of the Arab group participating in the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the …

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‘Jihadi bride’ uses probation as lesson – Passoni understands Europe’s fears

BRUSSELS, Oct 8, (AP): Her hair pulled back neatly from her face, eye shadow dramatic and flawless, Laura Passoni bears little resemblance to the jihadi bride she was less than two years ago, when she fled in darkness across a barbedwire fence, her pregnant body betraying her with fatigue and …

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Hunt on amid jihad call

BRUSSELS, March 24, (RTRS): Belgian police were on Thursday hunting for a third man filmed with two Islamic State suicide bombers at Brussels airport as evidence piled up that the same jihadist network was involved in the deadly Paris attacks last November. With pressure mounting on Europe to improve cooperation …

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Laden papers reveal suspicious Qaeda – Fortune for ‘jihad’

WASHINGTON, March 1, (Agencies): Al-Qaeda’s leaders were increasingly worried about spies in their midst, drones in the air and secret tracking devices reporting their movements as the US-led war against them ground on, documents seized in the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani hideout and reviewed by Reuters reveal. …

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7 suspected of jihadi links arrested – Two puppeteers held for ‘glorifying terrorism’ in show

MADRID, Feb 7, (Agencies): Spanish police arrested seven suspected members Sunday of a jihadi cell linked to Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra militants during raids in the eastern provinces of Valencia and Alicante and in Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta. In a statement, police said the cell was well-organized …

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2 brothers get 7-year jail for joining militant group – Ex-MP imprisoned

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Abdallah Al-Othman, sentenced two brothers to seven years in prison with hard labor for joining and funding the Al-Nusra Front in Syria. According to the prosecuting officer who testified against the brothers, he received a tip-off about the …

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