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Terrorism

EUROPEUK

British volunteers on a humanitarian aid run to refugees in Calais were detained by police under legislation meant to be used against suspected terrorists, an aid group has told theIndependent.

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AfganistanNORTH AMERICAUS

A former US Army soldier who pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed Afghan teen was granted early release for good behavior. Andrew Holmes of Boise, Idaho had been sentenced to seven years at the Ft. Leavenworth military prison in 2011. Holmes was part of a “Kill Team,” a group of

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EUROPEUK

The ‘ideology’ which drives Islamic ‘extremists’ has significant support from Muslims around the world, Tony Blair has warned.

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EgyptMIDDLE EASTRussiaSyria

Egypt on Monday signaled its support for recent Russian airstrikes in Syria, saying the strikes were intended to combat “terrorism” in the war-ravaged country.

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EUROPEMuslim PrisonersUK

Shaker Aamer has warned his wife and children in London that he may die in captivity and is currently on hunger strike protesting against abuse by officers at the prison camp.

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MIDDLE EASTRussiaSyria

The Russian Orthodox Church has backed the country’s parliamentary decision to give President Vladimir Putin permission to use military force in Syria, saying the fight against terrorism is a “holy war”.

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EUROPEUK

A postgraduate student of counter-terrorism was falsely accused of being a terrorist after an official at Staffordshire University had spotted him reading a textbook entitled Terrorism Studies in the college library.

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Gaza / PalestineMIDDLE EAST

Clashes have erupted after a number of Israeli soldiers entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, police and witnesses said.

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Gaza / PalestineMIDDLE EAST

The mother of an 18-month-old Palestinian baby burned to death in an arson attack in the occupied West Bank, has herself died from injuries.

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AUSTRALASIAAustraliaCampaigns

This statement from within the Muslim community expresses the position of the undersigned with respect to the government’s  continuing counter-terrorism ‘reforms’ in schools aimed at facilitating the recognition and reporting of ‘extremist’ behavior and views. 

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