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French court jails brother of jihadist killer for 30 years

Paris - A Paris appeal court on Thursday handed a 30-year jail term to Abdelkader Merah, brother of a French jihadist who shot dead seven people, finding him guilty of being an accomplice in the 2012 murders.

France jails 'jihadist' woman accused over foiled terror attack

Paris - One of three women allegedly involved in a foiled plot in 2016 to blow up a car packed with gas canisters near the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was on Friday sentenced to eight years in prison by a French court for earlier offences.

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

Sanaa - An explosion near two schools in the rebel-held Yemeni capital killed 14 children and wounded 16, the UN said Tuesday, but the cause of the weekend blast remains unclear.

20 years on, Serbian victims of NATO bombings feel forgotten

Surdulica - On the outskirts of the southern Serbian town of Surdulica a black cross looms above a grave covered in a tangle of weeds.

Iran Guards: Pakistani behind suicide attack on troops

Tehran - The suicide bomber who carried an attack that killed 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards last week was a Pakistani national, the elite force said Tuesday.

Twin bombing kills 24 in Syria's Idlib: monitor

Beirut - A double bomb attack in Syria's jihadist-held city of Idlib on Monday killed 24 people, including four children, a war monitor said.

Iran summons Pakistan envoy over suicide bombing

Tehran - Iran's foreign ministry on Sunday summoned the Pakistani ambassador after Tehran accused Islamabad of harbouring a jihadist group behind a deadly suicide attack on security forces.

Iranians cry 'revenge' at funeral of suicide bomb victims

Isfahan - Tens of thousands of Iranians called for "revenge" Saturday at the funeral of 27 Revolutionary Guards killed in a suicide attack perpetrated by jihadists that Tehran accuses Pakistan of supporting.

Iran general says Pakistan backs group behind suicide bomb

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards accused "Pakistan's security forces" of supporting the perpetrators of a suicide bombing that killed 27 troops on Wednesday, in remarks state TV aired Saturday.

IS suspects behind Kabul twin bombing arrested: officials

Kabul - Afghan spy agency says it has arrested two operatives from the Islamic State group suspected to be behind a twin bombing at a sports club in Kabul last year that killed at least 26 people, including two journalists.

Nine killed in Somali market car bombing: police

Mugadishu - At least nine people were killed and several wounded when a car loaded with explosives blew up near a mall in a busy market in the Somali capital on Monday, police said.

New security scare in N. Ireland after car bomb blast

Dublin - Police in Northern Ireland on Monday issued a security alert in Derry after receiving a report about a hijacked van, and arrested a fifth man over a car bombing in the city being linked to a dissident republican paramilitary group.

Bomb blast in a bus kills 3 civilians in Syria's Afrin: monitor

Beirut - A bomb blast in a bus killed three civilians Sunday in the northern Syrian city of Afrin on the first anniversary of a Turkish attack on the Kurdish-majority region, a war monitor said.

Two killed, dozens wounded in attack on Iran police station

Tehran - A suicide car bombing followed by an armed assault killed at least two people and wounded dozens outside police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive southeastern Iran on Thursday.

Suicide bomber kills 4 in southeast Iran: state media

Tehran - A suicide bomber killed at least four people outside a police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive southeastern Iran on Thursday, its governor said.

French court orders new probe in Paris bombing case

Paris - A French court Friday ordered a new probe into evidence allegedly linking a Lebanese-Canadian academic to the 1980 deadly bombing of a Paris synagogue before deciding whether to put him on trial.

Mail bombs to US political figures, media: what we know

Washington - The FBI is investigating mail bombs and suspicious packages that were sent to prominent Democratic critics of President Donald Trump. Here's what we know:- Who was targeted?

Timeline of recent attacks in Iran by militant groups

Tehran - The Islamic State group claimed a deadly gun assault against a military parade in the city of Ahvaz in southwestern Iran on Saturday, its second major attack in the Islamic Republic in 15 months.

French Muslim rapper calls off shows at Bataclan after protests

Paris - A French rapper known for his provocative pro-Muslim lyrics said Friday that he would cancel two upcoming concerts at the Bataclan, where 90 people were shot dead when jihadist gunmen stormed the venue during the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris.

3 members of Jordan's security forces killed in raid on 'terror' cell

Apo - Gunmen killed three members of Jordan's security forces in a shootout Saturday during a raid on a "terrorist" cell a day after an officer died in a rare bomb blast, the government spokeswoman said.

Kenya, Tanzania mark bombings which introduced Al- Qaeda

Nairobi - Kenya and Tanzania on Tuesday mark 20 years since the devastating US embassy bombings that thrust Al-Qaeda onto the global stage and went on to shape how a generation thinks about personal security.

FBI to help probe deadly Ethiopia rally blast

Addis Ababa - FBI investigators will help Ethiopia probe a deadly grenade attack which left two people dead at a massive rally for Ethiopia's prime minister in the capital over the weekend.

FBI to help probe into Ethiopia rally blast

Addis Ababa - The US is sending the FBI to help investigate a grenade attack in Addis Ababa which killed two people at a rally addressed by Ethiopia's reformist prime minister, state media said Monday.

Ethiopia arrests 30 over deadly grenade attack at leader's rally

Addis Ababa - The death toll from a grenade attack on a pro-government rally in Ethiopia's capital climbed to two on Sunday, a cabinet minister said, as state media reported 30 arrests over the blast including several police officers.

Nigeria Eid suicide attack death toll rises to 43

Kano - Deadly weekend attacks by suspected Boko Haram jihadists using young girls as suicide bombers killed 43 people in northeastern Nigeria, officials said Monday, updating the toll.

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kill at least 31

Kano - Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and a militia leader told AFP on Sunday.

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kill at least 31: official, local militia

Kano - Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader told AFP on Sunday.

Cuba regrets CIA Bay of Pigs veteran died without trial

Havana - Havana expressed regret Thursday that a former CIA agent who led a bloody campaign against Fidel Castro had died without ever being brought to justice for "terrorist" crimes against Cuba.

Iran sentences eight alleged IS members to death

Tehran - Iran has sentenced to death eight alleged members of the Islamic State group in connection with deadly twin attacks in Tehran in June last year, the judiciary's news agency said on Sunday.

Death toll in Libya election commission attack rises to 14

Tripoli - Libya's health ministry said Thursday that the death toll from the suicide attack against the headquarters of the electoral commission in Tripoli a day earlier had risen to 14.
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WORSHIP: Minarets of several mosques are visible in this view of Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, taken in 2009.
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