Saudi Arabia Kicks Off Islamic Counter-Terrorism Summit

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia gathered officials from 40 Muslim countries on Sunday in the first meeting of an Islamic counter-terrorism alliance, a move Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman declared a “clear signal” to extremism.

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Assassination Plot Reported Against Egypt’s President Sissi

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reportedly canceled a visit to Mauritania, where an Arab League summit starts Monday, due to “credible information” of a plot to assassinate him in Nouakchott, the nation’s capital.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, listens to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during their meeting at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil,POOL)

Report: One in Every Twenty North Koreans Is a Slave

A study newly released by the NGO Walk Free Foundation found that North Korea has more slaves per capita than any other nation in the world, with India boasting the largest absolute number of slaves within its borders.

DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA, Rason : This picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 8, 2015 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) waving to a crowd from a bus while inspecting a newly-built village at Paekhak-dong in Sonbong District of flood-hit Rason …

Report: ISIS, Al-Qaeda, and Boko Haram Training Together

According to Veryan Khan of the Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium, the great under-the-radar terror threat comes from an expanse of the Sahara Desert in Mauritania, where ISIS, al-Qaeda, and Boko Haram are working together to train Western recruits for jihad, including terror attacks in Europe and North America. “The situation in Mauritania is a powder keg very few people are talking about,” Khan told Fox News.

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. Saudi Arabia and other Gulf petro-powerhouses encouraged a flow of cash to Sunni rebels in Syria for years. But …

World View: Thousands in Muslim Countries Protest Cartoon Depiction of Mohammed

Fox News apologizes for misreporting on ‘no-go zones’ in Europe; Swiss franc revaluation panics East European currency markets; Troops and police spread across Europe, in fear of terror attacks; Thousands in Muslim countries protest cartoon depiction of Mohammed; Barack Obama describes an American advantage over Europe

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