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1 hr ago | CFRA

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.

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

5 hrs ago | 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.

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News

ABS-CBN 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.

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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.

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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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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

KHGI

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.

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

Times of Oman

India flays Pakistan for calling separatists - stakeholders'

Pakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit while addressing the media at Foreign Correspondent's Club in New Delhi on Wednesday.Photo: PTI/Subhav Shukla New Delhi: India on Wednesday strongly hit out at Pakistan for describing Kashmiri separatists as 'stakeholders' in the resolution of Kashmir problem, saying as per Simla Agreement it was a ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, India,

NEWS.com.au

PM unaware of terrorism threat in Brisbane

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says he's not aware of any terrorist threat linked to the discovery of explosives at a Brisbane property.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

10 things to know for Wednesday

After the Islamic State beheaded reporter James Foley, the White House must decide how it will tackle the terrorist group bearing in mind it's holding another American citizen.

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Nanaimo Daily News

A look at some other recent terrorism-related cases to emerge in Canada

Khurram Sher, a doctor from London, Ont., was found not guilty Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism - believed to be the first acquittal at trial of someone charged under Canada's Anti-Terrorism Act.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

FBI director touches on Ferguson, ex-Attorneys General, terrorism in visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Sundance Film Festival

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Top Saudi cleric: Islamic State is Islam's enemy

Saudi Arabia's top cleric said Tuesday that extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's No.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

The Island Packet

'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism

Khurram Syed Sher, an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of his appearance on the contest show, had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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Deseret News

Saudi sentences 14 on terrorism charges, beheading

A Saudi court sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison for their role in killing a foreigner, attacking government buildings and residential compounds and planning an assault on the U.S. and British embassies, state media said.

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