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UK vows action after police kill 'convicted extremist' in terror stabbing

Feb 03, 2020 - 8:14 AM

Police say Sudesh Amman, 20, who was wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot on the busy Streatham High Road packed with shoppers at about 2 pm

GUARDS. Police officers guard a cordon, set up on Streatham High Road, at the junction of Prentis Road, in south London on February 2, 2020, after a man is shot dead by police following reports of people being stabbed in the street. Photo by Isabel Infantes/AFP

Jihadists kill 8 in Kenya bus attack

Dec 07, 2019 - 4:22 PM

(UPDATED) 7 police officers are among the victims

Suspected Boko Haram sympathizers arrested in Niger

Feb 15, 2015 - 9:02 PM

Dozens of suspects are brought to an anti terrorist unit in Niger s capital

BOKO HARAM. An image grab made on October 31, 2014 from a video obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau (C) delivering a speech. File photo by Boko Haram/AFP

Jordan demands proof pilot alive as IS deadline passes

Jan 29, 2015 - 11:54 PM

Jordan demands evidence that Jordanian pilot Maaz al Kassasbeh is alive IS had threatened to kill the airman unless Iraqi jihadist Sajida al Rishawi was handed over Thursday January 29

The father of Jordanian air force pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh (portrait), who crashed in Syria with a F-16 last month, takes part in a protest near the Prime Minister office in Amman late on January 27, 2015 demanding the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi female suicide bomber on death row in Jordan. The Islamic State jihadist group threatened yesterday to kill a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot within 24 hours unless Amman frees the jailed female Iraqi militant. AFP PHOTO / KHALIL MAZRAAWI

'You will die alone' French gov't warns would-be jihadists

Jan 28, 2015 - 10:41 PM

The first video to appear on www stop djihadisme gouv fr features a series of typical promises made by jihadist recruiters followed by an opposing view from the government

Screen grab of the French website.

ISIS suffers 'devastating' blows but biggest fighting still ahead

Jan 28, 2015 - 9:14 PM

Washington and Baghdad have repeatedly voiced confidence that the current strategy is bearing fruit But some Sunni Arab forces say foreign troops on the ground are necessary to crack IS biggest strongholds

Smoke and flames rise following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobane as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province on October 20, 2014. Bulent Kilic/AFP

Shebab Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya bus

Nov 22, 2014 - 3:14 PM

UPDATED Police confirms the execution of 28 non Muslim passengers by Shebab Islamic extremists

Brussels Jewish museum suspect in custody for 3 months

Sep 13, 2014 - 10:49 AM

Mehdi Nemmouche has been charged with murder in a terrorist context after an Israeli couple a French woman and a Belgian were shot dead at the museum last May

MUSEUM KILLING. This handout videograb taken from security footage and released on May 28, 2014 by the Belgian Federal Police on demand of Brussels' king prosecutor shows the suspected gunman who opened fire at the Jewish museum in Brussels. Photo Handout / Belgian Federal Police / AFP

Southeast Asian recruits join jihadist ISIS

Jun 19, 2014 - 12:06 PM

Intelligence sources estimate about 200 Australians 50 Indonesians 20 Malaysians at least 1 Filipino 1 Singaporean have gone to fight the jihad in Syria