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American train attack witness in Paris hospital

An American, who tackled a so-called Islamic State operative aboard a high-speed train, has gone into hospital, casting doubt on whether he will be...

Paris stabbings were act of Islamist terrorism, says minister

A double stabbing outside the former Paris offices of a satirical newspaper where dozens were killed in 2015 is an “act of Islamist terrorism”,...

US says it will not seek death penalty against so-called IS ‘Beatles’

The US Justice Department has notified the British government that it will not pursue the death penalty against two so-called Islamic State militants suspected...

Iraq’s outgoing prime minister says US troops must leave

The US has no alternative and must pull its troops out of Iraq, or else face an impending crisis, the country’s outgoing prime minister...

Iran vows revenge as second US air strike kills five

Iran has promised to seek revenge for a US air strike near Baghdad’s airport that killed the mastermind of its interventions across the Middle...

Footballer’s ex-girlfriend in the UK found guilty of funding terrorism

A former beauty contestant and the ex-girlfriend of a professional footballer has been found guilty of funding terrorism. Amaani Noor, 21, was found guilty at...

US prepared for possible revenge attacks after raid on IS leader al-Baghdadi

The general who oversaw the US raid on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said the country is on alert for possible “retribution attacks”...

Islamic State leader al Baghdadi believed to be dead after US raid in Syria

The leader of the Islamic State militant network is believed to be dead after being targeted by a US military raid in Syria. A official...

US troops leaving Syria ‘cannot stay in Iraq’

Iraqi military chiefs have said US troops leaving Syria and heading to neighbouring Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country. Officials said...

Syrian forces enter key border town, blocking Turkish plans

Syrian forces have entered the strategic border town of Kobani, blocking a path for the Turkish military to establish a “safe zone” free of...

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu says he plans to visit Bahrain

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he spoke with the crown prince of Bahrain and would visit the Gulf state soon, a month...

Europe hails end to ‘damage control’ under Biden

European politicians have spoken of their hopes for a reset of trans-Atlantic relations under Joe Biden’s administration, saying it will end years of “damage...

India’s PM urges states to prepare cold storage facilities for vaccine

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has urged states that are witnessing a surge in coronavirus cases to establish cold storage facilities for Covid-19 vaccines. Mr...

French minister orders probe into police who forced migrants from Paris camp

France’s interior minister ordered an internal police investigation after officers were filmed tossing migrants out of tents while evacuating a protest camp in Paris. Aid...
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