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August 18, 2016
Belgium hunts cousin of Brussels attacks brothers
Brussels (AFP) Aug 17, 2016
Belgian authorities are hunting a cousin of the El Bakraoui brothers who blew themselves up in the Brussels airport and metro attacks, a source close to the inquiry said Wednesday. Oussama Atar, who spent years in jail in Iraq before returning to Belgium in 2012, is wanted on suspicion of involvement in the March 22 Islamic State-claimed bombings, the source told AFP on condition of anonymity, confirming Belgian media reports. Police arrested Atar's mother, sister and one of his friends during r ... read more

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Retreating IS abducts 2,000 Syrians as 'human shields'
Islamic State group fighters seized around 2,000 civilians to use as "human shields" Friday as they fled their stronghold of Manbij in northern Syria, US-backed forces and a monitor said. ... more
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Turkey vows to work with Iran on Syria despite split
Turkey on Friday vowed to cooperate with Iran on resolving the conflict in Syria, despite Tehran and Ankara so far taking opposing sides in a civil war that has lasted more than five years. ... more
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IS 'on the ropes' in northern Syria: Pentagon
Coalition-supported local forces fighting the Islamic State group in northern Syria have recaptured large areas around the city of Manbij and put the jihadists "on the ropes," a Pentagon official said Friday. ... more
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Thai authorities hunt tourist town bombers
Thai authorities on Saturday hunted for culprits behind a wave of bombings targeting popular holiday destinations, as businesses braced for the economic fallout from the attacks on the crucial tourism industry. ... more
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US military 'manipulated' intel in IS fight
US military leaders painted an overly optimistic picture of American efforts to fight the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, a damning government report released Thursday found. ... more
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Germany agonises over role of army at home after attacks
Heavily-armed soldiers have been a common sight in Paris after France was hit by deadly attacks, but in neighbouring Germany, talk about troops patrolling at home for the first time since World War II has sparked an emotional debate. ... more
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Clinton, Trump spar over his Islamic State founders claim
Hillary Clinton admonished rival Donald Trump on Thursday for claiming that she and Barack Obama were the founders of the Islamic State, saying anyone who would "sink so low" should never be president. ... more
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Iraq Kurds say IS financier killed in joint raid with US
Kurdish authorities said their troops conducted a joint raid with US forces Thursday, killing a jihadist financier near a western Iraqi town that is far from where they usually operate. ... more
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Smiths Detection to help protect Egypt airports
Advanced detection systems for passenger, baggage and cargo screening at Egyptian airports are being supplied by Smiths Detection. ... more
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45,000 IS fighters killed in past two years: US general
About 45,000 jihadists have been killed in Iraq and Syria since the US-led operation to defeat the Islamic State group began two years ago, a top general said Wednesday. ... more
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Turkey's FM accuses Austria of being 'capital of radical racism'
Turkey's top diplomat escalated on Friday a war of words with Austria, calling it the "capital of radical racism" after Vienna urged an end to Ankara's EU membership talks. ... more
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No end in sight as anti-IS campaign enters third year
The US-led military effort against the Islamic State group started exactly two years ago, aimed at halting the jihadists as they swept across Iraq, leaving a trail of human butchery and destruction in their wake. ... more
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France to form National Guard to help fight terror
President Francois Hollande on Thursday confirmed plans to set up a National Guard drawn from existing reserves to help security forces combat terror attacks on French soil. ... more
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Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists
High-risk terror offenders may be kept in jail after their sentences finish, Australian officials said Monday as they move to tighten security laws following attacks in the United States and Europe. ... more
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Terror attacks a growing economic threat: G20 ministers
Increasingly frequent terrorist attacks are becoming a growing threat to the global economy, finance chiefs from the world's leading economies said Sunday. ... more
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Beijing policies driving Chinese Muslims to IS: study
Tough religious restrictions on Muslim minorities in China's far west may have driven more than 100 to join the Islamic State group, a US think tank said Wednesday. ... more
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Allies finalize plans to defeat IS group
The United States gathered its allies in the coalition fighting the Islamic State group Wednesday and agreed on a plan to corner the jihadists in their final bastions. ... more
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Baton Rouge suspect was Marine who served in Iraq
The suspect who shot three police officers dead in Baton Rouge on Sunday was a Marine veteran who served in Iraq, in a chilling parallel with the Dallas cop killings, whose perpetrator served in Afghanistan. ... more
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US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group has resumed air strikes from a Turkish air base that were suspended after a failed military coup d'etat, the Pentagon said on Sunday. ... more
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Erdogan urges Turks to defend state after coup 'foiled'
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Turks to remain on the streets Saturday, as his forces regained control after a spectacular coup bid by discontented soldiers that claimed more than 250 lives. ... more
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Fethullah Gulen, the arch-enemy of Turkey's president
Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the coup attempt in Turkey, has a wide following in his native country, where he enjoys support among the police and judiciary. ... more
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Anger, protests and bloodshed in coup-hit Istanbul
Troops filed into Taksim Square uncertain of how they would be received. Before long, angry crowds had gathered to denounce them. ... more
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US confirms strike on IS commander 'Omar the Chechen'
The Pentagon Thursday acknowledged targeting a top Islamic State group commander, Omar al-Shishani, in an airstrike, but stopped short of confirming his reported death. ... more
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Pentagon to clarify arms regulations for military personnel
The Pentagon unveiled plans Monday to grant military commanders more authority to arm servicemembers, one year after a deadly attack on military facilities in the southern United States. ... more
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