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French Authorities Identify Commander Of Islamic State Paris Attacks

(REUTERS) – French authorities say they have identified the commander of the Nov. 13 Islamist militant attacks on Paris and know that Abdelhamid Abaaoud, cornered and killed days later by police, played a lesser role. Newly published official documents cite


Report: Belgian Police Knew Abdeslam Brothers Planned Terror Act Since 2014

A “highly classified” police watchdog’s report into Belgium’s response to the Paris attacks shows Belgian police had information as early as mid-2014 that the Abdeslam brothers intended to carry out “an irreversible act”. As part of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people


Austria Expels Foreign-Funded Imam

Austria has expelled its first foreign-funded imam under new anti-extremism measures introduced in February last year. Imam Yakup Aynagoz, who was imam at the Ahi Evran mosque in the town of St Veit an der Göslen was ordered to leave

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CLAIM: 90 Jihadis Walked Into France As ‘Migrants’, Hiding in Paris

The woman who led the French authorities to Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind behind last November’s terrorist atrocity in Paris, has said that 90 jihadis who posed as migrants are currently in Paris. Despite foiling further attacks including a planned attack


Suicide Bomber in Paris Attacks Police Raid was Belgian-Moroccan

A suicide bomber who blew himself up during a huge police raid following the jihadist attacks in Paris was a Belgian-Moroccan man also suspected of being one of the gunmen in the November rampage, a prosecutor said Thursday. Chakib Akrouh,


Belgium Police Find Three Safehouses Used by Paris Attacks Suspects

Belgian police have found three safehouses that were used by suspects before they carried out the terror attacks in Paris, prosecutors said on Wednesday. “The investigators were able to identify three premises that have been used by the conspiring perpetrators

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Paris Attackers — What We Know So Far

French police made another arrest Tuesday in connection with the Paris attacks, which left 130 people dead, as the international manhunt for two suspects went on. Here is a summary of the latest developments in the investigation. – Two key

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Four Paris Suspects On Belgian Radicals List BEFORE Attacks

Four of the main suspects in the Paris attacks were on a list of radicalised people compiled by Belgium’s intelligence services as early as June this year, officials said on Thursday. The list of 85 individuals included alleged Paris ringleader


Paris Terror Attack Mastermind Killed In Police Raid

The man believed to be the mastermind behind Friday’s Paris terror attacks that resulted in the deaths of over one-hundred people and wounded hundreds more has been killed in a police raid on his location, according to senior European intelligence officials.

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Paris Massacre Mastermind: ‘It Is Nice To See The Blood Of Infidels’

TEL AVIV, Israel – An eerie video has surfaced in which the suspected mastermind behind the Paris massacre, Abdelhamid Abaaoud – aka “Abu Omar Al-Belgiki” – praises the “sweetness of martyrdom” and expresses joy at seeing the “blood of infidels.”

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Alleged Planner of Paris Attacks Bragged Last February about Planning Attacks

Last February, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who is reputed to have had a prominent role in organizing the Islamic terrorist attacks on Friday that murdered 129 people and left over 300 wounded, boasted about his skill in planning attacks and hiding successfully from Belgian authorities in ISIS’s English-language magazine, Dabiq.