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Plan to block jihadist content online

G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet. “These are the first steps towards a great alliance in the name of freedom,” Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said after a two-day meeting …

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Boy filmed wearing suicide vest – ‘Jihadi child threat’

SYDNEY, April 30, (Agencies): Police in Australia said Sunday they were investigating a report that the eight-year-old son of a notorious Islamic State fighter was filmed wearing a suicide vest and threatening to kill its nationals. The footage was allegedly of the youngest son of Khaled Sharrouf, who in February …

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Jihadists storing loot at Swiss port? Geneva says no way

Geneva, Oct 30, 2016 (AFP) -When a leading French politician said Switzerland’s free ports were helping terrorists hide stolen assets, Swiss officials offered a blunt rebuke. In response to French finance minister Michel Sapin’s charge, authorities in Geneva insisted they had cleaned up their act and suggested he come and …

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No magic bullet against jihadists

ORLANDO, Fla, June 22, (AP): The Orlando massacre at a popular gay nightclub shows no one yet has “found the magic bullet” to prevent Americans from being inspired to violence by jihadist propaganda on the internet, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday as she visited a city still shaken by …

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Police couple killed in France

MAGNANVILLE, France, June 14, (AFP): A convicted radical who killed a French police couple in an IS-inspired stabbing, was carrying a “hit list” of VIPs, police and journalists and urged followers to turn Euro 2016 into a “graveyard”, officials said Tuesday. Monday’s assault in a small town northwest of Paris …

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Jihadists hold bodies of 12 Iranians

TEHRAN, May 10, (AFP): Jihadists are withholding the bodies of 12 Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed last week in Syria, an Iranian military official said Tuesday, quoted by ISNA news agency. According to Iranian media, 13 Revolutionary Guards military advisers died last week in fighting in Khan Tuman, southwest of the …

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French journo infiltrates jihadist cell for 6 months – ‘Allah’s Soldiers’ gives an insight into minds of young jihadists

PARIS, May 2, (AFP): A French journalist infiltrated a cell of would be jihadists, filming them with a hidden camera as they plotted an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, before they were arrested, he told AFP. The journalist, a Muslim using the pseudonym Said Ramzi, carried …

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‘Model Muslim democracy seems to be falling apart’ – US fears rise of jihadists

WASHINGTON, April 29, (AP): The slaying in Bangladesh of a US Agency for International Development employee has intensified US concern that the strategically located South Asian country with traditions of religious tolerance is under threat from Islamic extremists. Bangladesh’s government denies that transnational jihadist groups have been behind a spate …

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200 jihadists to disarm in Mali

BAMAKO, March 8, (AFP): Two hundred young Malian jihadists are ready to lay down their weapons as part of a new government and civil society deradicalisation programme, its organisers said Tuesday. Some of the youths, aged between 16 and 30, had mounted attacks in the central Mopti region over the …

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Fears of home-grown jihadist violence mount – Imam welcomes growing place of religion

NIAMEY, Feb 28, (AFP): Increasingly targeted by jihadist fighters roaming its remote northern desert, and Nigeria’s feared Boko Haram insurgents on its southern flank, Niger fears the emergence of its own brand of homegrown Islamist trouble. In recent years foreign-funded aid groups and social media have brought ideas peddled by …

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