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Pakistan's Operation Zarb-e-Azb breaking Taliban's hold in North Special

Pakistan's Operation Zarb-e-Azb has decimated the Taliban stronghold in the North Waziristan Agency, crippling its ability to wage a war against Pakistan and invade Afghanistan once U.S. withdraws its troops.

Police arresting British Muslims before they travel to Turkey

London - On Wednesday, a British man made his way to London Luton Airport to board a flight to Turkey. Before the 22-year old could even board his flight to Istanbul, he was arrested by terror chiefs.

Egyptian officials claim Israeli drone attack kills 5 in Sinai

Cairo - Two senior Egyptian security officials claim that an Israeli drone attack in the northern Sinai killed five suspected Islamic militants and also destroyed a rocket launcher on Friday (Aug 9).

30 killed in Nigeria's school attack

Maiduguri - Saturday Islamic militants attacked a boarding school in Potiskum, Nigeria. The militants managed to kill 29 students and one teacher. Survivors are stating that some people were burned alive in this latest school attack.

Southern Libya becoming haven for Islamic militants

Sabha - Several reports claim that the militants who attacked a French-run uranium mine and a military base in Niger came from southern Libya.

Op-Ed: The Boston bombing and the unsettled state of mind

In the statements made to the press by Ruslan Tsarni, uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, an important truth was revealed on the nature of the unsettled.

Op-Ed: Security situation worsens in Benghazi area of Libya

Benghazi - While many articles in the press continue to discuss the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans including the ambassador, much less attention is given to the continuing deterioration of security in the area.

Video: Following the Taliban's money trail

When combating terror across the world, there is the focus on going after the financial streams of terrorist organizations and crime organizations with ties to terror.

United Nations unveils the 'Malala Plan' education fund

The United Nations and the Pakistani government, on International Human Rights Day, has unveiled a global education fund called the "Malala Plan."

France expels radical Tunisian cleric Mohamed Hammami

French authorities yesterday expelled radical Tunisian imam Mohamed Hammami after accusing him of advocating “violent jihad”, violence against women and anti-semitism.

Pro-Government Protests Turn Violent in Benghazi Libya

Benghazi - Protests against Islamic militias, believed to be responsible for the death of US Ambassador Christopher Stephens, turned violent today when the crowd stormed the headquarters of two militia groups leaving at least three dead and several injured.

Op-Ed: Mali militants take more territory but unable to offer services

Bamako - The entire northern part of Mali has been taken over by Islamic militants but the group is having problems trying to offer government services as state employees fled the region.

Women in Yemen burn their veils in protest of Saleh's regime

Sanaa - Hundreds of women gathered in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Wednesday and burnt their full body veils in protest against the regime of President Saleh.

Clinton in Libya fudges issue of cooperation with Islamists

Hillary Clinton made a surprise visit to Libya on Tuesday where she expressed the hope that Col. Gaddafi will be killed or captured soon. She failed to answer a question concerning the U.S. position dealing regarding cooperation with Libyan Islamists.

Eight dead as American drone targets militants in Pakistan

US drones have released a volley of missiles on a compound in the tribal district of North Waziristan in Pakistan. According to officials, suspected militants including Al-Qaeda members are among those targeted.

US issues global travel alert in wake of Bin Laden killing

After the announcement on Sunday of the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the US State Department issued a warning to Americans traveling abroad.

Egypt plans to open border with Gaza, further signaling shift

Despite Israeli concerns on the matter, Egypt is planning to open its border with Gaza in yet another sign of its international strategic shift in the wake of Hosni Mubarak's ousting.

Wikileaks documents further disrupt U.S. relations with Pakistan

A batch of classified documents from Guantanamo Bay has been released through the Wikileaks website. Among the documents are interrogation reports from more than 700 detainees believed to be affiliated with Pakistani and Islamic intelligence groups.

Islamist militants threaten to kill Italian kidnapped in Gaza

Gaza - An al Qaeda-inspired militant group in Gaza has captured an Italian journalist and has threatened to kill him within 30 hours if Hamas does not release a number of Palestinian prisoners being held by the Gaza government.

Israel files complaint with UN over Palestinian mortar attacks

After 50 mortar shells were fired into Israel on Saturday from Hamas militants operating in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli foreign ministry filed formal complaints with the United Nations.

Sharia in Somalia: Al-Shabab rules just like the Afghan Taliban

Somalia has rarely been a place where life was good, but it has all become worse since the failed state agreed, in 2009, to militant's demands to introduce Islamic Law, and now Al-Shabab rules much of the country just like the Taliban did in Afghanistan.

Somalis face a public flogging for watching World Cup on TV

Islamic militants in Somalia are preventing soccer fans from watching World Cup games , threatening them with public flogging.

Pakistan’s Former Military Ruler Ready to Return

Pakistan’s former military ruler, General Pervez Musharraf, has announced he would be prepared to serve for a second term as president, according to Al-Jazeera television.

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RUINS: The ancient city of Palmyra  Syria  is believed to be threatened by Islamic militants who hav...
RUINS: The ancient city of Palmyra, Syria, is believed to be threatened by Islamic militants who have seized the area from the government and appear to be destroying relics that predate Islam, which dates back to the 7th century.
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