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  1. Back from jihad, Jordanians pick up their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    The three young Jordanians didn't start out as extremists. They grew up in mainstream Muslim families.


  2. Back from jihad, Jordanians pick up their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this photo taken Oct. 28, 2014, Omar Mansour, 23, right, who briefly joined jihadists in Syria, and his brother Abdullah, 21, who was recruited to join al-Qaida in Yemen, sit at the family house during an interview with the Associated Press, in the city of Ma'an, Jordan. Now they are home, trying to live ordinary lives, but believe their hardline vision of Islam is gaining popularity.


  3. Airline bomber wanted to be deported to West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this Dec. 12, 1991 file photo Mohammed Rashed, center, convicted of the 1982 PanAm jetliner bombing, listens to his interpreter, left, during his appeals court hearing in Athens, Greece. When Rashed pleaded guilty in connection with the deadly 1982 explosion over the Pacific Ocean, the Jordanian-born Palestinian cut a deal that provided for his release in early 2013, but as of November 2014, he remains at an immigration detention facility in upstate New York.


  4. Appeals court reinstates NY NatWest-Hamas lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    A federal appeals court on Monday reinstated a lawsuit in which victims of terrorist attacks in Israel accused the National Westminster Bank of supporting Hamas , just hours before a Brooklyn jury ruled against a bank in a similar case. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the roughly 200 U.S. nationals who brought the lawsuit in 2005 are entitled to a trial to prove their claims against the bank, which is headquartered in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group.


  5. Fiji says its captive troops are shown in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    This undated file image attached in a statement released on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 on the Hanin Network website, a militant website, shows Fijian UN peacekeepers who were seized by The Nusra Front on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the Golan Heights in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel. Fiji confirmed Thursday that soldiers shown in a new video posted online are its 45 United Nations peacekeepers being held captive in Syria.


  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Renovations to the Saratoga Spa State Park Golf Course will start in the fall and continue for the next few years.


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    Jun 22, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    An al-Qaida breakaway group's seizure of territory in Iraq and Syria has sent tremors across the Middle East, jolting neighboring countries into action over fears that the Islamic militants may set their sights on them next.


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