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2 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Anti-terrorism squad called in after 300,000-euro bank robbery

The anti-terrorism squad joined regular police officers on Friday in the search for three armed robbers that held up a bank northeast of Athens and made off with some 300,000 euros in cash as well as a hostage who was later released unharmed.


6 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Islamic State goes beyond a terror group with its tactics

In confronting Islamic State militants in Iraq, the United States and its allies are facing, for the first time, a terrorist group equipped like a conventional army.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East,

10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Morocco arrests suspected Islamic State members

Morocco announced on Friday the arrest of two suspected militants seeking to join the Islamic State group as the country is in a heightened state of alert over fears of a terrorist attack.


Related Topix: World News, Morocco

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Perry: It's possible ISIS has crossed southern border

It's a "very real possibility" that individuals with the extremist group ISIS may have crossed into the United States at the southern border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday, though he added he doesn't have any evidence.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Rick Perry, US Governors, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, West, TX, Opinion

Daily Mail

Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog

'I think I just got hit!' Incredible moment a mother is struck by lightning is caught on video by her daughter filming the storm 'Leisure activities are a good way for release and clearing of the mind': White House defends Obama golfing after James Foley's beheading... as John Kerry goes sailing The ISIS five-point plan to getting round suspension ... (more)


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U.N. condemns execution of U.S. journalist

The United Nations on Friday condemned the beheading of American journalist James Foley by his ISIS captors as "heinous and cowardly" and said the execution shows the increasing danger to journalists reporting in Syria.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Homeland Warns of ISIS Retaliation in US by Sympathizers

Federal authorities Friday urged law enforcement across the country to be alert for possible attacks inside the United States in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic group ISIS, the brutal terrorist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and has seized vast swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis

Nanaimo Daily News

2 French teenagers the latest suspects in bid to join flow of European jihadis

Two French girls, aged 15 and 17, have been captured by a security net that authorities are using to ferret out citizens who are considering travelling to other countries to join jihads.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Europe, World News, United Kingdom


Harper draws parallels between Taliban and Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

Stephen Harper is drawing parallels between the Islamist militants who have seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria and the Taliban insurgents who controlled much of Afghanistan before the U.S.-led invasion.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Canada

The Lebanon Daily News

Tunisia crackdown raises fears of rights rollback

Mosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on those suspected of sympathizing with radical Islamists.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Tunisia, Zine el Abidine Ben Ali,

The Age

Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen', says Pentagon

Washington: The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al-Qaeda, US military leaders said.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Times

Terrorists' help US in battle against IS in Iraq : August 22, 2014,

MAKHMUR: Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Turkey

ABC News

Kuwait Questions 2 on US Terror-Funding List

Kuwaiti police briefly detained and questioned two men designated by the U.S. Treasury Department as financiers of terror groups operating in Iraq and Syria, a lawyer and a security official said Thursday, amid mounting pressure from Washington on its Gulf ally to curb the flow of such funds.


ABC News

Saudi Court Sentences 18 to Prison for Terrorism

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 more people on terrorism charges, part of an alleged 50-member cell charged with launching attacks aimed at toppling the monarchy around a decade ago.


Related Topix: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, World News

Metro Radio

US Launches Criminal Probe Into Foley Killing

A criminal investigation has been launched into the beheading of American journalist James Foley, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, US Military, US Navy


Did America's policy on ransom help kill James Foley?

Somewhere in the desert of eastern Syria, a militant from the Islamic State beheaded the American journalist James Foley this week.


Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News


UK launches hunt for man on beheading video

British authorities launched a hunt on Wednesday for a man with a British accent whose voice featured on an Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of an American journalist, as Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond voiced concern about Britons joining Islamist militants overseas.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

The New Zealand Herald

Australia cites reporter's killing in law reforms

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday used the killing of American journalist James Foley to bolster his government's case for contentious counterterrorism reforms that have been rejected by some Islamic leaders.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Journalism

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Windsor Beacon

How news outlets deal with kidnapping

As kidnapped photojournalist James Wright Foley languished in the hands of terrorists, the news outlet he had been working for in the U.S. sought his release through highly secretive security channels.


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Beheading spurs news attacks on Islamic militants

The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against Islamic State extremists Wednesday and weighed sending more troops to Iraq as President Barack Obama vowed to be relentless in pursuit of the terrorist group that beheaded an American journalist and is holding other U.S. citizens hostage.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,