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Pak Army Chief 'concerned' over US, Afghanistan undermining nation's 'war against terror'

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Pak Army Chief 'concerned' over US, Afghanistan undermining nation's 'war against terror'

- General Bajwa met US army officials and voiced his concern Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa today expressed concern over the blame game perpetrated by some elements in the US and Afghanistan to undermine his country's role in war against terrorism. Gen Bajwa met Gen John W Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and US Forces in Afghanistan, at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi and discussed the regional security situation and border management issues
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Suicide bombing in Kabul kills at least 24

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Suicide bombing in Kabul kills at least 24

- KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 24 people were killed in the latest violence to rock Afghanistan’s capital Monday morning when a suicide bomber struck near a minibus in the southwestern neighborhood of Dehbori. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danesh confirmed the death toll and said about three dozen others had been injured. Pictures shared on social media showed a street strewn with burning vehicles and debris, with smoke rising above
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Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

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Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

- PHILADELPHIA — An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump's promises to send terror suspects to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay. Ali Charaf Damache, 52, of Algeria, appeared in court Friday and will be arraigned next month on charges that he conspired with two American women and a high school honors student from Maryland, court officials said
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Bond set for Huntsville terrorism suspect

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Bond set for Huntsville terrorism suspect

- HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A cash bond amount of $250,000 has been set for Huntsville terrorism suspect Aziz Sayyed.Huntsville Police and the FBI arrested Sayyed last month. He is accused of pledging allegiance to ISIS, plotting to blow up a police building and wanting to behead people.A Madison County judge did not initially decide on a bond during a hearing on Tuesday
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State Department drops Cuba entirely from annual detail of terrorist activity

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State Department drops Cuba entirely from annual detail of terrorist activity

- After spending 33 years designated a state sponsor of terrorism by the U.S. government, Cuba no longer has any activity that even merits its own report in the State Department’s annual review of terrorist threats around the world. “It was assessed that there was not sufficient information there to provide a report this year on Cuba,” Justin Siberell, the State Department’s acting coordinator for counterterrorism, told reporters Wednesday
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Number of terrorist attacks globally dropped in 2016 - US government

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Number of terrorist attacks globally dropped in 2016 - US government

- WASHINGTON: The number of terrorist attacks worldwide and deaths from such attacks dropped in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by decreases in Afghanistan, Syria, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday. The total number of terrorist attacks in 2016 dropped 9 percent compared to 2015, while fatalities caused by the attacks fell 13 percent, the department said in a report on global terrorism
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USA lists Pakistan amongst nations providing 'safe havens' to terrorists

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USA lists Pakistan amongst nations providing 'safe havens' to terrorists

- The state department said that groups like JeM and LeT continue to train and operate in the country The US listed Pakistan among the nations and regions providing "safe havens" to terrorists, saying terror groups like the LeT and JeM continue to operate, train, organise and fund raise inside the country in 2016. In its annual 'Country Report on Terrorism', as mandated by the Congress, the State Department said that Pakistani military and security forces undertook operations against groups that conducted attacks within Pakistan such as Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan
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Tourists train at Israeli 'counter-terrorism boot camp'

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Tourists train at Israeli 'counter-terrorism boot camp'

- Taking in the scene of a simulated fruit market in an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, a group of tourists ponders whether a poster-size figure of an Arab man holding a cellphone is a threat and should be shot. The aim of the mock scenario is to teach rapt foreign visitors how to deal with an attack on a market
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As terror trial looms, prosecutors fight to protect identities of task force agents

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As terror trial looms, prosecutors fight to protect identities of task force agents

- Federal prosecutors are fighting to shield the identities of FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force members who were involved in the shooting of suspected terrorist Usaamah Rahim two years ago for fear their names will be used by the Islamic State to inspire attacks in America. The request has been made of U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young in preparation for the upcoming trial of Rahim’s nephew David Daoud Wright — the city’s first terrorism trial since Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death in 2015
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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

- HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of wanting to commit a mass shooting after pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group believed the moon landing was faked, questioned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and thought the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job coordinated by the U.S. government, according to a former Army bunkmate. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was ordered held without bail in federal court in Honolulu Thursday after a brief detention hearing
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One year after coup attempt, Turkey is still battling terrorism

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One year after coup attempt, Turkey is still battling terrorism

- Imagine what would happen if one of your most trusted government organizations, the one you relied on for safety and protection, turned on you. One year ago, Turkish citizens experienced this ultimate betrayal. Individuals sworn to defend the country against external threats to its democracy attempted to overthrow the democratically elected government. This was the worst act of terror in the history of the Turkish Republic
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UMass Lowell Students Fight Terrorism With Information

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UMass Lowell Students Fight Terrorism With Information

- LOWELL (CBS) – Local college students are fighting terrorism with information, and their project is getting national attention. A group of UMass Lowell criminal justice majors is taking “Project Pace” to Washington, where they’ll present their work to the Department of Homeland Security as part of a national competition. “We wanted to get an age group where people were the most impressionable and the most susceptible to being radicalized on the Internet,” says student Matt Levenson as he and other team members polish their presentation
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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

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Hawaii soldier held without bail on terrorism charges

- HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of wanting to commit a mass shooting after pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group believed the moon landing was faked, questioned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and thought the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job coordinated by the U.S. government, according to a former Army bunkmate. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was ordered held without bail in federal court in Honolulu Thursday after a brief detention hearing
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Correction: Soldier Arrested-Hawaii-Timeline story

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Correction: Soldier Arrested-Hawaii-Timeline story

- HONOLULU (AP) — In a story July 11 about a U.S. Army soldier arrested on terrorism charges, The Associated Press. erroneously described the soldier as "pleading" allegiance to the Islamic State group. He is accused of "pledging" allegiance to the group. A corrected version of the story is below: Events that led to arrest of Army soldier on terror charges. A look at a timeline of events that took a U
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FBI: Active U.S. soldier charged with terrorism

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FBI: Active U.S. soldier charged with terrorism

- By AUDREY McAVOY and LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press An active-duty U.S. soldier has been arrested on terrorism charges that accuse him of pleading allegiance to the Islamic State group and saying he wanted to “kill a bunch of people.” The FBI took Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang into custody over the weekend in a Honolulu suburb after a yearlong investigation involving multiple undercover officers and confidential informants
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What we know about Ikaika Kang, the US soldier arrested on terror charges

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What we know about Ikaika Kang, the US soldier arrested on terror charges

- Army Sgt. Ikaika Kang, the active-duty serviceman based in Hawaii who allegedly said he wanted to "kill a bunch of people," also sympathized and worked with people he believed were connected to the terror group ISIS, court documents charge. Here is what we know about Kang, his personal beliefs and his alleged affinity for terrorism, based on the affidavit filed in U
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  • Official: Suicide attack kills 2 in west Kabul
    Official: Suicide attack kills 2 in west Kabul

    , kgw.com

    An Afghan health ministry official says 2 people were killed and another 2 injured in a suicide car bomb attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul early Monday morning. Health ministry spokesman Waheed Majrooh told The Associated Press two people died in the explosion along with the suicide bomber. Another two people were hurt, although the extent of their injuries was not immediately known
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  • Pak Army Chief 'concerned' over US, Afghanistan undermining nation's 'war against terror'
    Pak Army Chief 'concerned' over US, Afghanistan undermining nation's 'war against terror'

    , dnaindia.com

    General Bajwa met US army officials and voiced his concern Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa today expressed concern over the blame game perpetrated by some elements in the US and Afghanistan to undermine his country's role in war against terrorism. Gen Bajwa met Gen John W Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and US Forces in Afghanistan, at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi and discussed the regional security situation and border management issues
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  • Number of terrorist attacks globally dropped in 2016 - US government
    Number of terrorist attacks globally dropped in 2016 - US government

    , channelnewsasia.com

    WASHINGTON: The number of terrorist attacks worldwide and deaths from such attacks dropped in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by decreases in Afghanistan, Syria, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday. The total number of terrorist attacks in 2016 dropped 9 percent compared to 2015, while fatalities caused by the attacks fell 13 percent, the department said in a report on global terrorism
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  • Suicide Bomber Blows Himself Up Near Grand Mosque in Mecca
    Suicide Bomber Blows Himself Up Near Grand Mosque in Mecca

    , time.com

    (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood, located near the Grand Mosque
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  • Official: Suicide attack kills 2 in west Kabul
    Official: Suicide attack kills 2 in west Kabul

    , kgw.com

    An Afghan health ministry official says 2 people were killed and another 2 injured in a suicide car bomb attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul early Monday morning. Health ministry spokesman Waheed Majrooh told The Associated Press two people died in the explosion along with the suicide bomber. Another two people were hurt, although the extent of their injuries was not immediately known
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  • Tourists train at Israeli 'counter-terrorism boot camp'
    Tourists train at Israeli 'counter-terrorism boot camp'

    , yahoo.com

    Taking in the scene of a simulated fruit market in an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, a group of tourists ponders whether a poster-size figure of an Arab man holding a cellphone is a threat and should be shot. The aim of the mock scenario is to teach rapt foreign visitors how to deal with an attack on a market
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