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March 29, 2017
Electronics ban on flights not a longterm solution: IATA boss
Montreal (AFP) March 28, 2017
British and US bans on laptops and tablet computers in flight cabins are not sustainable in the long term, the head of the association representing airlines said Tuesday. "The current measures are not acceptable as a long-term solution to whatever threat they are trying to mitigate," said Alexandre de Juniac, director general of the International Air Transport Association. "Even in the short term, it is difficult to understand their effectiveness. And the commercial distortions they create are s ... read more

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IS releases video threatening Iran
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Russian troops killed in IS-claimed attack on Chechen base
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U.S. Missile Defense Agency buys Lot 9 THAAD Interceptors

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'Lab-on-a-glove' could bring nerve-agent detection to a wearer's fingertips
There's a reason why farmers wear protective gear when applying organophosphate pesticides. The substances are very effective at getting rid of unwanted bugs, but they can also make people sick. ... more
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Allies vow to destroy IS as attacks overshadow talks
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group vowed to crush the jihadists Wednesday at a meeting overshadowed by an attack in London and civilian deaths in Syria. ... more
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World leaders stand with Britain after London attack
World leaders unanimously condemned the attack in the heart of London by a man who was shot dead by armed police, with many saying they stand with Britain. ... more
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10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai roadside bombings
Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in two roadside bombings as they clashed with Islamic State group jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said on Thursday. ... more
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Allies vow to destroy IS as attacks overshadow talks
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group vowed to crush the jihadists Wednesday at a meeting overshadowed by an attack in London and civilian deaths in Syria. ... more
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Coalition gathers to hear Trump Islamic State plan
Ministers from the 68-nation US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group meet in Washington Wednesday to hear more about US President Donald Trump's plan to destroy the jihadists' remaining strongholds in Iraq and Syria. ... more
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Arab Israeli woman jailed for joining IS with family
An Arab Israeli who took her young family to Iraq and joined the Islamic State group was sentenced to more than four years in prison Tuesday, the justice ministry said. ... more
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'Jihadists' kill civilians, soldiers in north Mali
Two civilians and two Malian soldiers were killed Monday in an attack blamed on jihadists in the country's restive north. ... more
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January raid in Yemen killed 4 to 12 civilians: US
Up to a dozen civilians died during a controversial January raid against Al Qaeda in Yemen, but an investigation did not uncover "bad judgment" during the operation, the head of US forces in the Middle East said Thursday. ... more
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Turkey, Russia, US military chiefs seek better coordination against IS
The top generals of the Turkish, Russian and US military met Tuesday in a bid to step up coordination in Syria and avoid clashes between rival forces in the fight against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. ... more
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IS hopes to hold onto shreds of 'caliphate': US official
The Islamic State group has lost most of the land it once held in Iraq and Syria but hopes to cling to scraps of a self-declared caliphate, a US official said Wednesday. ... more
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Turkey, Russia, US military chiefs weigh anti-IS steps
The top generals of the Turkish, Russian and US military met Tuesday for talks likely to be dominated by next steps in the fight against Islamic State jihadists in Syria. ... more
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Anti-IS assaults gain ground in Iraq and Syria
Iraqi forces advanced in west Mosul and fighters in neighbouring Syria seized a key supply route to Raqa Monday, as twin US-backed offensives gained ground against the Islamic State group. ... more
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Researchers can predict terrorist behaviors with more than 90 percent accuracy
Government agencies cannot always use social media and telecommunication to uncover the intentions of terrorists as terrorists are now more careful in utilizing these technologies for planning and p ... more
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Radioactive threat detection system tested in DC
DARPA's SIGMA program-whose goal is to prevent attacks involving radiological "dirty bombs" and other nuclear threats-concluded its biggest and longest test deployment of vehicle-mounted radiation d ... more
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US targets Al-Qaeda in second day of Yemen strikes
US warplanes pounded Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen for a second straight day Friday, killing eight militants, security and tribal sources said, as Washington steps up its air war against the jihadists. ... more
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More than 20 US strikes targeted Al-Qaeda in Yemen
US forces on Thursday conducted a series of air strikes in Yemen against Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Pentagon said. ... more
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Up to 15,000 IS fighters remain in Iraq and Syria: US general
/> Between 12,000 and 15,000 Islamic State fighters remain in Iraq and Syria, a top US general said Wednesday, an indication of a significant dwindling of the jihadists' forces. The US military ... more
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Qaeda confirms coalition strike killed top leader in Syria
Al-Qaeda has confirmed that top leader Abu Khayr al-Masri, believed to be the organisation's number two, was killed in an air strike by the US-led coalition in Syria. ... more
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Pentagon readies new anti-IS plan for Trump
The Pentagon on Monday was to present the White House with possible new battle plans to defeat the Islamic State group, after President Donald Trump demanded top brass find additional ways to destroy the jihadists. ... more
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Iraq air force strikes IS targets in Syria
The Iraqi air force struck members of the Islamic State group inside neighbouring Syria on Friday, officials said, adding that the targeted militants were responsible for recent bombings in Baghdad. ... more
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IS forcing children, disabled into suicide cars: US general
Islamic State jihadists are forcing children and disabled people into explosives-laden trucks and making them drive at Iraqi security forces in Mosul, a general from the US-led coalition has said. ... more
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Syria rebels say Al-Bab captured from IS jihadists
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said Thursday they had fully captured the town of Al-Bab from the Islamic State group, marking a key defeat for the jihadists after weeks of heavy fighting. ... more
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British IS bomber was ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee: report
A suicide bomber from the Islamic State group was a British citizen detained at Guantanamo Bay, a family member told The Times newspaper on Wednesday. ... more
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