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UAE jails 11 for life over terror

ABU DHABI, March 27, (AFP): A top court in the United Arab Emirates jailed 11 people for life on Sunday after convicting them of jihadist links and plotting “terrorist” attacks in the Gulf country, state media reported. The Federal Supreme court in Abu Dhabi jailed two others for 15 years, …

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Be good … court frees citizen in joining ‘Al Nusra Front’ case

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: The Personal Status Court has instructed a Kuwaiti doctor working in the Ministry of Health to pay KD 5,000 – the value of a car for transporting his daughter and other expenses estimated at more than KD 6,000. According to the case filed by a Kuwaiti …

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14 dead in Aleppo terror attack

AMMAN, March 6, (Agencies): At least fourteen civilians were killed and dozens were injured on Sunday when terrorists struck with mortars and rockets against a busy market place in a residential quarter in the northern city of Aleppo city, Syrian state media said. The mortars that were fired from rebel- …

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US ‘terror update’ warns citizens of far-fl ung threats, urges vigilance

WASHINGTON, March 4, (AFP): The United States updated its “Worldwide Caution” to American travelers Thursday, warning that the Islamic State group, al- Qaeda, Boko Haram, al-Shebab and other terror groups are plotting attacks. The State Department’s warning, which replaces one issued in July, urges US citizens to remain alert in …

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G20 warns over loopholes in fight against terror finance

SHANGHAI, China, Feb 27, (AFP): More needs to be done to combat “loopholes and deficiencies” in the world financial system as part of the fight against terrorism, finance ministers from the G20 group of leading economies said today. In a communique following a meeting in Shanghai, the G20 officials urged …

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‘Terror motive behind killing of policeman’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: Interrogations with Abdulaziz Waleed Shaheen Al-Shamlan, the suspect in the hit-and-run case which resulted in the death of a policeman and injuries to several others, revealed terrorist motives behind his act, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to security sources, the suspect appeared normal during interrogations and did …

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5,826 individuals placed on terrorist list – Smoking ban in malls to take effect this week

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The State Security Department, with the cooperation of intelligence agencies of Gulf, Arab and friendly countries, managed to identify and place 5,826 individuals on the terrorist list, reports Al-Shahed daily. The departments of State Security of brotherly and friendly countries exerted tremendous efforts and coordinated in …

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‘Ethnic’ Albanians face terror charges

SKOPJE, Feb 10, (AFP): Twentynine ethnic Albanians went on trial Tuesday in Macedonia on terrorism charges over clashes last May with security forces that left 18 people dead, including eight policemen. In the heavily packed courtroom and under tight security, each defendant pleaded “not guilty” to the accusations of their …

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Interior orders stringent measures on terror threat

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: The Ministry of Interior has issued instructions to all security departments to take stringent measures in the face of threats issued by terrorist groups to carry out sabotage activities in the country, reports Al-Anba daily quoting knowledgeable sources. According to a circular said to have been …

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Greece arrests man with Iraqi passport stolen by IS – Plan to fight terror financing unveiled

BRUSSELS, Feb 2, (Agencies): The European Union unveiled new measures to curb the financing of extremist groups Tuesday amid calls for more action following last year’s attacks in Paris. The proposals aim to track extremists as they move money or assets and limit their ability to raise funds by targeting …

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