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Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah (R) sits next to Major General Yoav Mordechai, head of COGAT, the Israeli defence ministry agency responsible for civilian affairs in the Palestinian territories, as they attend a ceremony on July 10, 2017 in Jalamah, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, during which …

Israel Warns Hamas: Stop Violent Riots Or Face Harsh Consequences

TEL AVIV – Stop the violent protests or Israel will respond harshly, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) warned Gazans demonstrators in an Arabic-language video Tuesday, adding that they might consider protesting against their oppressive Hamas government instead.

Islamic State

London Islamic State Sympathiser Planned to Bomb ‘Smart People’

A self-described “simple man” who had an apparent hatred for people of intelligence planned a suicide bombing in London to take out “smart people”, a British court has heard. Whitechapel resident Mohammed Kamal Hussain, 28, was arrested with Mohammed Ashfaqur Hemel,

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Barcelona Terror Imam Planned to Blow Himself Up, Suspect Tells Court

MADRID (AP) — An extremist cell was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed 15 people in northeastern Spain told a judge Tuesday, according to a judicial official.

Hungary

Hungary Searches International Trains After Bomb Threat

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say they are inspecting all international trains arriving in Hungary after receiving an anonymous bomb threat. MAV, Hungary’s state railway company, said Wednesday that police haven’t found any explosives on any of the trains

Athens and the EU and IMF have been deadlocked over reforms for months amid disagreements on debt relief and budget targets for Greece

Greek Far-Left Group Claims Athens Bank Bomb

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left militant group has claimed responsibility for a bomb explosion outside an Athens bank office last month. In a posting on a leftwing website Tuesday, the Popular Fighters Group said it selected the office

Minnesota Brothers Deny Terror Ties After Police Find Weapons Materials in Car

Minnesota Brothers Deny Terror Ties After Police Allegedly Find Weapons in Car

There are reportedly “growing concerns” over the arrest of two Middle Eastern brothers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, this month. The men reportedly had what was described as an arsenal of bombing-making materials, replete with guns, ammunition, and bomb-making materials in their car.

Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos

Athens Blast Wounds Former Greek Premier

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An explosion inside a car in Greece’s capital wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos on Thursday, police said. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.

Greece

Bomb Outside Athens Bank Damages Building

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A bomb exploded outside a bank in central Athens late Wednesday, causing minor damage to the building but no injuries, authorities said.

press briefings

Spicer: U.S. Bombed ISIS Tunnels to ‘Deny Them Operational Space’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday that the United States dropped the large, powerful GBU-43 bomb on a system of ISIS tunnels and caves in Afghanistan that day in an effort to deny the group “operational space.”

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Royal Navy Disposes of Suspected WWII Bomb in London

LONDON (AFP) – Britain’s Royal Navy has disposed of a suspected World War II bomb discovered in London’s River Thames close to parliament, leading to the closure of two bridges, police said Friday.