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Two Killed in Raid on Sudanese Extremist Camp

Posted December 2nd, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudanese officials say two people were killed in a raid on a militant Islamist training camp in the country’s southeast. Sinnar state governor Ahmed Abbas says two extremists were killed and four police officers were injured during the two-day raid that was launched Friday. At least 20 people were also arrested, including the group’s leader. […]

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Kenya Police Kill Two Suspected Militants

Posted October 28th, 2012 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Kenyan police have shot and killed two Islamists suspected of having links to the Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab. Police say the raid took place early Sunday at a house on the outskirts of Mombasa, Kenya’s main port city. Officials say one of the suspects was killed in the house while another man was killed while […]

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Indian Police Arrest Suspected Militants

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in India say they have arrested three Islamist militants who were planning bomb attacks in the capital during the upcoming Hindu festival season. New Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar told reporters that three are members of the militant group Indian Mujahideen, which is blamed for a number of deadly attacks across India since 2005. […]

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Indian Police Arrest Suspected Militants

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Police in India say they have arrested three Islamist militants who were planning bomb attacks in the capital during the upcoming Hindu festival season. New Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar told reporters that three are members of the militant group Indian Mujahideen, which is blamed for a number of deadly attacks across India since 2005. […]

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2 Indonesian Militants Killed by Indonesian Forces

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesia’s anti-terrorism squad has killed two suspected militants in an armed raid. Officials say a member of the elite Detachment 88 police unit was killed and another militant was arrested in the operation in Solo in central Java. Authorities say the dead militants were in their late teens. They say the men had been linked […]

UN Body Moves to Protect Historic Sites Under Attack in Mali

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N. World Heritage Committee has called for a special fund to protect Mali’s cultural heritage, after militants destroyed ancient shrines in Timbuktu. In a statement Tuesday, the 21-member committee condemned what it called “repugnant acts” by Islamist hardliners. The panel also recommended the U.N. send a mission to Mali as soon as possible to […]

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Indonesia Police Kill 5 Suspected Militants

Posted March 18th, 2012 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Indonesian authorities say police on the resort island of Bali killed five suspected militants who were planning to carry out attacks, including robberies, against targets across the island. The authorities said all five suspects died late Sunday in shootouts with police. They described the sites as typical terrorist targets and said police confiscated two firearms […]

Indonesia Police Kill 5 Suspected Militants

Posted March 18th, 2012 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Indonesian authorities say police on the resort island of Bali killed five suspected militants who were planning to carry out attacks, including robberies, against targets across the island. The authorities said all five suspects died late Sunday in shootouts with police. They described the sites as typical terrorist targets and said police confiscated two firearms […]

Philippine Troops Search for Bodies of Slain Militant Leaders

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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The Philippine military says it has not recovered the bodies of three senior Islamist militants killed Thursday in a U.S.-backed air raid on the remote southern island of Jolo. A military spokesman says troops were still searching the jungle camp near Parang town for the remains of Umbra Jumdail, a leader in the Philippine-based Abu […]

Philippine Military Strike Kills Three Top-Ranking Terrorists

Posted February 2nd, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The Philippine military says it has killed three of southeast Asia’s top Islamist militants in a U.S.-backed air raid on the remote southern island of Jolo. The three terrorist leaders have been identified as Umbra Jumdail, a leader in the Abu Sayyaf group, and Jemaah Islamiyah leaders Zulkifli bin Hir and Abdullah Ali. Zulkifli bin […]

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