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Switzerland Indict Three Over Alleged al-Qaeda Propaganda

GENEVA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Switzerland on Thursday announced indictments of the leader of a prominent Swiss Islamic group and two other top members over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videos posted on YouTube. Contacted by phone in Bangladesh, one of the suspects rejected the case as “politically motivated.”

President Donald Trump seemed to channel key sentiments previously expressed in policy speeches delivered by embattled White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster

Trump’s Afghanistan Address Echoes Previous War Speeches by H.R. McMaster

TEL AVIV — In his address last night outlining a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump seemed to channel key sentiments previously expressed in policy speeches delivered by embattled White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster about the goals of military conflict.

FILE - In this March 1, 2017 file photo, an Iraqi soldier inspects a recently-discovered train tunnel, adorned with an Islamic State group flag, that belonged to the former Baghdad to Mosul line, that was turned it to a training camp for IS fighters, in western Mosul, Iraq. Some 40 …

UN: Islamic State and al-Qaeda Still Threaten Europe

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure and falling revenue — and al-Qaida remains resilient especially in West Africa, East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, U.N. experts said in a report circulated Thursday.

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Al-Qaida Leader Claims German 9/11 Suspect Has Died

BERLIN (AP) — A German man believed to have provided logistical support to the Hamburg-based Sept. 11 hijackers has died, according to a newly-released audio message from the leader of al-Qaida.

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IS Claims Attack in Egypt’s Sinai that Killed 23 Soldiers

Islamic militants attacked a remote Egyptian army outpost in the Sinai Peninsula with a suicide car bomb and heavy machine gun fire on Friday, killing at least 23 soldiers in the deadliest attack in the turbulent region in two years.

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Murderous Hamas Rejects Trump Classifying Them As Terrorists

The Islamist Palestinian group that controls the Gaza Strip on Sunday rejected US President Donald Trump’s linking it to terrorism and said his description of the group showed his “complete bias” towards Israel.

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Italian Police Link Somali Migrant Traffickers to Islamist Militants

ROME (AP) — Italian police say they have found indirect links between Islamic militants and a Somali-run migrant trafficking and money transfer ring that was busted in overnight raids in southern Italy. Police said the leader of the Bari-based ring

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Expert: More Islamic State Attacks Against Turkey Are Likely

EL AVIV – The wave of terror attacks in Turkey is likely to escalate because, as a moderate Muslim country, it represents a threat to jihadi groups, Boaz Ganor, the founder and executive director of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) said on Wednesday.

Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front fighters carry their weapons on the back of a pick-up truck during the release of Lebanese soldiers and policemen in Arsal, eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/STRINGER/FILES

Obama Envoy: al-Nusra Is ‘Largest’ al-Qaeda Affiliate ‘in History’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) core in Iraq and Syria is losing territory, fighters, leaders, and financial resources, while its Syrian rival Jabhat al-Nusra flourishes, becoming the “largest” al Qaeda affiliate “in history,” President Barack Obama’s special envoy for the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS told lawmakers.

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NY Times: Questions Linger About Saudi Connection to 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

WASHINGTON — Inside an opulent palace in Riyadh late one evening in February 2004, two American investigators interrogated a man they believed might hold answers to one of the lingering mysteries of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks: What role, if any, did officials in Saudi Arabia’s government play in the plot?

Smoke is seeing rising on a main road in the Salihin neighbourhood of Syria's northern city of Aleppo following a reported air strike on April 24, 2016.

At Least 26 Killed as Fighting Rages in Syria’s Aleppo

Air strikes and shelling pounded Aleppo for a third straight day on Sunday, killing two young siblings and at least 24 others in Syria’s largest city and former commercial capital. The northern city has been bitterly contested between insurgents and

In this photo released on May 4, 2015, by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, Islamic State militants pass by a convoy in Tel Abyad town, northeast Syria. In contrast to the failures of the Iraqi army, in Syria Kurdish fighters are …

LISTEN: Breitbart’s Klein Warns Shiite-Sunni Mega Confrontation ‘Coming’

TEL AVIV – The Islamic State, Al-Qaida, and the Muslim Brotherhood are preparing for a major confrontation with Western-backed forces in Libya, Syria, and beyond, reported Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein. Speaking during his regular segment on John Batchelor’s popular nighttime

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New al-Qaeda Leader Calls for Attack on the United States

The newest leader of al-Qaeda’s Yemen branch has called for a string of attacks on the United States in his first public speech as the newest military commander of a Yemen based al-Qaeda organization.

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Iran’s Foreign Minister: The Trouble with Obama’s Nuke Deal Is ‘Basically Everything’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif gave a genial interview to Der Spiegel this week, with the German magazine describing him as “relaxed and cheerful” throughout. In his relaxed and cheerful way, Zarif continued Iran’s practice of making the Obama administration look foolish, rewriting the so-called “nuclear deal” on the fly and scoffing at the administration’s talking points.