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UN: up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Iraq and Syria

ISIS (terror organization that is outlawed in Russia) has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat, a United Nations report says. The report said that despite …

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Blast reported outside US embassy in Beijing

A single attacker detonated a bomb near the U.S. embassy in Beijing this morning, an embassy spokesperson said. There were no injuries, other than to the bomber, the official and Chinese police said. "There was an …

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French authorities foil terrorist attack

French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers, the country's interior minister Gerard Collomb said. Collomb told BFM television that authorities were …

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US slaps sanctions on French chemical weapons expert

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on a French chemical weapons expert accused of making and using such munitions for the Islamic State group in Syria, Miami Herald reports. The State Department on Thursday identified …

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Putin announces offensive against terrorists

Russia's Federal Security Service may use offensive tactics and strategy in the fight against terrorism,  Russian President Vladimir Putin said today. "It is necessary to push ahead with vigorous …

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US reveals ISIS plans

ISIS will focus on regrouping in Iraq and Syria, as well as planning international attacks, US National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said in a statement for the record titled "Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence …

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New York bomber sentenced to life in prison

The man who set off pressure cooker bombs in New York and New Jersey in 2016 has been sentenced to life. The Afghan-born US citizen, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, injured 31 people when he set off a bomb in …

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Iraq arrests ISIS* oil chief

Iraqi security forces have arrested Islamic State’s top oil chief while he was trying to cross the border into Syria, Tehran-based Fars News Agency reported on Friday, quoting military sources. As Oil Price writes in …

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 Russian intelligence chief visits Washington

The director of Russia’s foreign intelligence SVR, Sergey Naryshkin, has visited the United States for consultations with US counterparts on the struggle against terrorism, Russian ambassador in Washington Anatoly …

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Jordan arrests 17 people in foiled ISIS attack plot

Jordan said that it had foiled an ISIS plot that included plans for a series of attacks last November on security installations, shopping malls and moderate religious figures, state media reported. State news agency Petra sid the …

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 Terror attack in Italy's Turin?

Four people were injured when a homemade bomb detonated on New Year's Eve in Italy's Turin.  During their search, police officers found 12 more homemade bombs and cartridges, Stampa newspaper reported. The …

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400 terrorist attacks prevented in Israel in 2017

The Israeli security forces have prevented 400 attacks, including 13 suicide bombings, since the beginning of the year, Israel Security Agency Director Nadav Argaman said Sunday, Sputnik reports. "It must be noted …

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