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43 min ago |

U.N.: Number of Syria refugees hits 3M

The number of people who have fled Syria and registered as refugees amid the country's civil war was to surpass 3 million Friday, and a further 6.5 million are believed to be displaced within the war-torn nation, the U.N. refugee agency said.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

4 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.


8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Somalia launches offensive against extremists

Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab fighters in southern Somalia.


Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News

11 hrs ago |

Westerners linked to extremist groups in Syria

As many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad.


Related Topix: Illinois

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KRVN-AM Lexington

Nearly a Dozen from Twin Cities Gone to Fight in Syria

In addition to the American rapper from Minneapolis recently killed in the bloody fighting in Syria, nearly a dozen former residents of Minnesota's Twin Cities have left their homes to take up arms with extremist rebel groups in the Middle Eastern nation, U.S. officials told ABC News.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government

Evening Sun

Dutch government clamps down on radicalization

The Dutch government has unveiled a raft of measures aimed at countering radicalization of Muslims in the country, a day after police announced the arrest of two men suspected of recruiting people to fight in conflicts in Syria and Iraq.


The Republic

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

Nanaimo Daily News

Al-Qaida online magazine includes US Air Force Academy on list of potential terrorism targets

An English-language al-Qaida publication that promotes "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks includes the Air Force Academy in Colorado on a list of possible terrorism targets.


Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, United States Air Force Academy

WLLR-FM Davenport

Summer 2014 Was the Worst Ever

Summer is usually my favorite time of year. It's a season that conjures up joyful thoughts of vacations and fun in the sun.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

UK raises terror threat level

The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from "substantial" to "severe," the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a swath of territory.


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Fox News

Jihad's Own Civil War Fighting in Syria spawns rift in global terror movement

The civil war in Syria has spawned another civil war in the global jihadist movement, with Islamic State, ruled by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi , and Al Qaeda, led by Ayman al-Zawahiri, , emerging as sworn enemies.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News


Beyond the Spectacle of Neoliberal Violence in the Age of Terrorism

The spectacle of violence and terrorism looms large in the post 9/11 world. As the recent beheading of James Foley by Islamic extremists makes clear, mass-mediated terrorism is now joined with the spectacle of violence, torture, and beheadings so as to open up a new space in which politics is shaped by the regressive morality of ideological ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Calgary brothers identified as members of Syrian terrorist group

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.


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Stars and Stripes

Syrian accused of supplying IED parts to attack US troops now in US

A Syrian man has been extradited to Arizona to face charges that he supplied components of improvised explosive devices to a jihadist group in Iraq that mounted attacks against the U.S. military.



France rules out Assad as partner in terror fight

French President Francois Hollande on Thursday ruled out an international partnership with Syria 's leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants' hands.


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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Ukraine Fearful of 'Russian Invasion' as Rebel Forces Open New Front

Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday because of what he described as a "Russian invasion," with rebel forces opening up a new front in the conflict.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Turkey, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin


America Needs a Grand Bargain with Russia to Fight Terrorism

It should have been a no-brainer for the U.S. and Russia to cooperate to fight Islamic radicals in the Middle East.


Related Topix: Fort Carson, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, World News, Russia, Opinion

News 4 Jax

ISIS terror on the French Riviera

It was almost midnight when the surveillance team spotted their target at the base of the cavernous luxury apartment complex.


The Indian Express

China's Islamic militant group founder admits Pakistan terror links

Memetuhut Memetrozi, co-founder of ETIM travelled to Afghanistan and joined a camp where he was trained to carry out terrorist attacks.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China,