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July 28, 2016
Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists
Sydney (AFP) July 25, 2016
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. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the proposed changes were prompted by an increase in the frequency and severity of attacks around the world as he noted the recent mass shooting in Orlando and a lorry attack in Nice, France. "In the wake of Orlando, Nice, and other terrorist incidents, as well as ... read 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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IS territory shrinks 12 percent since start of 2016: IHS
The Islamic State group lost 12 percent of the territory it holds in Iraq and Syria in the first half of 2016, according to an analysis by research group IHS. ... more
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Pentagon chief holds talks in Baghdad on anti-IS fight
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter held talks Monday in Baghdad on the fight against the Islamic State group and the strategy to recapture Iraq's second city Mosul from the jihadists. ... more
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Philippine army: 10 dead in clashes with Islamic militants
Philippine government forces fought hundreds of Islamic militants on two remote islands Thursday, with the military aircraft-backed campaign leaving up to 10 people dead, the army said. ... more
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Electronic nose smells pesticides and nerve gas
Detecting pesticides and nerve gas in very low concentrations. An international team of researchers led by Ivo Stassen and Rob Ameloot from KU Leuven, Belgium, have made it possible. The best- ... more
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Nearly 30,000 'foreign terrorists' in Syria, Iraq: UN
Nearly 30,000 "foreign terrorist fighters" are currently in Syria and Iraq, a high-ranking UN official said Tuesday, warning that the risk of attacks in their home countries was growing. ... more
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Anti-IS plans unchanged after Baghdad bombing: Pentagon
The horrifying bombing in Baghdad has not sparked changes to the US-led coalition's strategy against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. ... more
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Iraq mourns after more than 200 killed in Baghdad bombing
Iraqis on Monday mourned the more than 200 people killed by a jihadist-claimed suicide car bombing that was among the deadliest ever attacks in the country. ... more
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In Iraq's Fallujah, broken remnants of IS's 'state'
The Islamic State group flag flying over Iraq's Fallujah is in tatters and its fighters are dead or gone, leaving behind a broken city of bomb-rigged buildings and empty streets. ... more
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US-backed New Syrian Army looks to cut off IS from Iraq border
As the Islamic State group reels from losses in Iraq and Syria, a group of US-trained Syrian rebels have attacked the jihadists at a key crossing between the two countries. ... more
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US-backed Syrians bid to cut IS route
US-backed rebel fighters in eastern Syria said they launched an offensive on Tuesday to sever a vital supply route of the Islamic State group to neighbouring Iraq. ... more
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US official wants anti-IS fight to wrap up within 14 months
The US-led fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria could be completed within 14 months, a senior US official told skeptical lawmakers Tuesday. ... more
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US official wants anti-IS fight to wrap up within 14 months
The US-led fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria could be completed within 14 months, a senior US official told skeptical lawmakers Tuesday. ... more
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Pentagon welcomes Fallujah recapture, looks north to Mosul
The Pentagon on Monday welcomed the recapture of the Iraqi city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group, but warned of widespread booby traps and pockets of remaining jihadist resistance. ... more
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After Fallujah, what's next in the battle against IS?
After Iraqi forces took full control of the Islamic State group's bastion of Fallujah, what's next in the battles against the jihadists, not just in Iraq but in Syria and further afield? ... more
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Yazidi victim demands genocide trial for IS leaders
Nadia Murad, a slight, soft spoken Yazidi woman from Iraq, endured a three-month nightmare as a sex slave of the Islamic State (IS) group. ... more
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Pressure mounts on Thai junta over fake bomb detectors
Activists on Monday urged Britain to hand over details of the multi-million-dollar sale to Thailand of fake bomb detectors that led to the detention of scores of innocent people. ... more
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DHS orders more handheld radiation detectors
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered additional RadSeeker handheld radiation detectors and identifiers from Smiths Detection Inc. ... more
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