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Destroying culture is now a war crime

Former Islamist rebel Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has been found guilty of war crimes for destroying historical sites in Timbuktu during Mali's conflict in 2012.

Former Islamist rebel Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has been found guilty of war crimes for destroying historical sites in Timbuktu during Mali's conflict in 2012.

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ISIL tactics on exporting terror abroad

Since the restoration of the caliphate on June 29, 2014 under the rule of the self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi the so-called Islamic state called on foreign jihadists to take their terror c

Since the restoration of the caliphate on June 29, 2014 under the rule of the self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi the so-called Islamic state called on foreign jihadists to take their terror c

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Turkish-German man jailed in connection with plans for a bomb attack

German police said that they thwarted an attack by the 36-year-old, known only as Halil D, in April last year. He has been jailed for weapons offences.

German police said that they thwarted an attack by the 36-year-old, known only as Halil D, in April last year. He has been jailed for weapons offences.

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Eleven dead in attack on Iraq gas plant

Militants from ISIL reportedly began the assault in the early hours of the morning, when a car bomber targeted the main gate of the facility in Taji, allowing a vehicle to enter with six militants who

Militants from ISIL reportedly began the assault in the early hours of the morning, when a car bomber targeted the main gate of the facility in Taji, allowing a vehicle to enter with six militants who

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Germany's first Syria war crimes trial opens in Frankfurt

A 21-year-old man has gone on trial in Germany for alleged war crimes in Syria. The case in Frankfurt is the first of its kind in Germany related to

A 21-year-old man has gone on trial in Germany for alleged war crimes in Syria. The case in Frankfurt is the first of its kind in Germany related to

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Belgium: The people known and suspected of being linked to the attacks

The investigation into the terrorist attacks of March 22 in Brussels, claimed by the so-called Islamic State have brought to light the ramifications

The investigation into the terrorist attacks of March 22 in Brussels, claimed by the so-called Islamic State have brought to light the ramifications

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Bin Laden 'left $29 million to global jihad' - US authorities

Deceased Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden left most of his twenty-nine-million-dollar inheritance to the continuation of global jihad, newly-released

Deceased Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden left most of his twenty-nine-million-dollar inheritance to the continuation of global jihad, newly-released

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Jihadists destroy ancient monastery in Iraq

For 1,400 years Saint Elijah’s Monastery in Mosul Iraq had survived assaults by nature and man, but now newly obtained satellite images have

For 1,400 years Saint Elijah’s Monastery in Mosul Iraq had survived assaults by nature and man, but now newly obtained satellite images have

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The forgotten victims of Syria: foreign fighters' mothers speak out

Across Europe families are struggling to come to terms with losing sons and daughters to the war in Syria. Under suspicion as terrorists themselves, until now they have had little support or recogniti

Across Europe families are struggling to come to terms with losing sons and daughters to the war in Syria. Under suspicion as terrorists themselves, until now they have had little support or recogniti

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My son the Jihadist - A mother speaks out

Dominique Bons: “The things that we are living, are going through, I really wouldn’t wish on anyone else. it’s too hard, it’s insupportable. We need

Dominique Bons: “The things that we are living, are going through, I really wouldn’t wish on anyone else. it’s too hard, it’s insupportable. We need

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MEPs urge tougher stance on jihadists

The European Parliament on Wednesday called for an EU blacklist of known or suspected jihadists. But the motion passed by MEPs in Strasbourg is

The European Parliament on Wednesday called for an EU blacklist of known or suspected jihadists. But the motion passed by MEPs in Strasbourg is

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Police investigate France's "first female suicide bomber"

French authorities have released images of Hasna Ait Boulahcen, the woman believed to have blown herself up as police raided a flat in Saint Denis

French authorities have released images of Hasna Ait Boulahcen, the woman believed to have blown herself up as police raided a flat in Saint Denis

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A Belgian connection - again - as terror strikes Europe

The theory of a Belgian connection with the Paris attacks is gaining ground. Seven people have now been detained in Belgium in connection with the

The theory of a Belgian connection with the Paris attacks is gaining ground. Seven people have now been detained in Belgium in connection with the

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White House race jolted by jihadist slaughter in Paris

The terrorist attacks in France have already had an impact on the race for the White House, with presidential hopefuls condemning the violence

The terrorist attacks in France have already had an impact on the race for the White House, with presidential hopefuls condemning the violence

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Kurdish fighters set to oust ISIL from Sinjar in northern Iraq

Kurdish fighters claim they are close to driving out ISIL forces from Sinjar in northern Iraq. #US, #Kurds Attack ISIS Stronghold in #Sinjar

Kurdish fighters claim they are close to driving out ISIL forces from Sinjar in northern Iraq. #US, #Kurds Attack ISIS Stronghold in #Sinjar

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France launches campaign against jihadist brainwashing

To stop young people from leaving France to join jihadist groups in Syria or Iraq, the French government has launched a campaign of television spots

To stop young people from leaving France to join jihadist groups in Syria or Iraq, the French government has launched a campaign of television spots

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Palestinian factions lack unity against Israeli occupation

Euronews has been asking Palestinian factions in the West Bank city of Jenin if they think there might be a third Intifada uprising against the

Euronews has been asking Palestinian factions in the West Bank city of Jenin if they think there might be a third Intifada uprising against the

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Daily life in a Jihadist group at war

Footage filmed in northern Syria by French reporters Farouk Atig and Yacine Benrabia for the website www.spicee.com gives us a rare sight inside the

Footage filmed in northern Syria by French reporters Farouk Atig and Yacine Benrabia for the website www.spicee.com gives us a rare sight inside the

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At least six dead in Mali hotel attack

Suspected Islamic militants have attacked a hotel used by UN staff in central Mali killing at least six people. The UN’s peacekeeping mission in

Suspected Islamic militants have attacked a hotel used by UN staff in central Mali killing at least six people. The UN’s peacekeeping mission in

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Top ISIL commander Hafez Saeed 'killed in US air strike'

Afghanistan’s top ISIL commander has been killed by a US air strike in the east of the country, officials claim. Hafez Saeed would be the fourth

Afghanistan’s top ISIL commander has been killed by a US air strike in the east of the country, officials claim. Hafez Saeed would be the fourth

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For Western female jihadis, Syria is one-way journey

For hundreds of Western girls joining Islamist groups, Syria is a one-way journey. Only two in approximately 600 are known to have made it out of the

For hundreds of Western girls joining Islamist groups, Syria is a one-way journey. Only two in approximately 600 are known to have made it out of the

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France plans rehabilitation unit for returning jihadists

France is setting up a rehabilitation unit for youths returning from conflict zones such as Syria. Young French Muslims who have become radicalised

France is setting up a rehabilitation unit for youths returning from conflict zones such as Syria. Young French Muslims who have become radicalised

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Police catch jihadist recruiters, US jets bomb ISIL from carrier

Spanish TVE reported on fighting jihadist recruitment cells, which is a high priority for security services throughout Europe. Spain has arrested 30

Spanish TVE reported on fighting jihadist recruitment cells, which is a high priority for security services throughout Europe. Spain has arrested 30

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Tunisia: Third attacker involved in Bardo Museum shootings

Tunisia's president says police are hunting for a third aggressor following the deadly shootings in the capital's Bardo Museum.

Tunisia's president says police are hunting for a third aggressor following the deadly shootings in the capital's Bardo Museum.

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Surveillance footage shows gunmen at Tunis museum

Surveillance footage has been released, showing two gunmen at the Bardo museum in Tunis ahead of a shooting spree which left 20 foreign tourists

Surveillance footage has been released, showing two gunmen at the Bardo museum in Tunis ahead of a shooting spree which left 20 foreign tourists

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British schoolgirls helped by coalition spy from Syria, says Turkey

The man who allegedly helped three British schoolgirls join ISIL militants has been detained in Turkey, but mystery shrouds his motives. Mobile phone

The man who allegedly helped three British schoolgirls join ISIL militants has been detained in Turkey, but mystery shrouds his motives. Mobile phone