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Tag Archives: jihadist

Spain smashes jihadist ring

Police in Spain have dismantled a group that allegedly indoctrinated and recruited jihadists at 17 prisons across the country, the interior ministry said Tuesday. Police have questioned 25 prisoners in different jails who are “accused of being part of a group close to Daesh which was dedicated to radicalising other …

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Iraq executes death row jihadists

BAGHDAD, June 30, (Agencies): Iraq said Friday that it executed 13 death row jihadists after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vowed a forceful retaliation to calm public anger over the Islamic State group’s murder of abducted civilians. While Iraqis have grown accustomed to the atrocities committed by IS, the killing of …

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French army says several jihadis killed in Mali operation

PARIS (AP) — France’s armed forces spokesman says that French soldiers killed “around 10” jihadis last week in Mali during an operation near the Niger border. In comments to the AP Friday, Colonel Eric Steiger said the operation that took place on Saturday against “armed terrorists” in the northeast of …

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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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