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Saudi foreign minister vows to defeat terrorism

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir has reiterated the Kingdom's firm commitment to defeat terrorism in an op-ed published by Newsweek, titled "The Saudis Are Fighting Terrorism, Don't Believe Otherwise."

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Bahrain backs global efforts to combat terrorism

Bahrain is committed to supporting international efforts to combat terrorism and achieve lasting regional stability, the Crown Prince said yesterday (January 13). His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supr

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Bahrain backs Saudi anti-terrorism stance

Bahrain’s Premier yesterday (January 2) lauded the “honourable” stance of Saudi Arabia, led by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in support of Islam and Muslims. Saudi Arabia&rs

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China passes controversial counter-terrorism law

China passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday that requires technology firms to help decrypt information, but not install security "backdoors" as initially planned, and allows the military to venture overseas on

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Behind scary headlines, 2015 offers scope for optimism

This year may be remembered for barrel bombs, beheadings and the Bataclan massacre, but according to a Harvard psychologist, a remarkable long term downward trend in violence is continuing. Wars are far less common and deadly than

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Saudi forms 34-state military alliance against terrorism

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the formation of a 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism, according to a joint statement published on state news agency SPA. "The countries here mentioned have deci

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FBI investigating California massacre as 'act of terrorism'

The FBI is investigating this week's massacre of 14 people by a married couple in California as an "act of terrorism," officials said on Friday, noting that the female shooter had pledged allegiance to a leader of the militant gr

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Belgium to review alert status for Brussels

Belgian security officials were set to review on Sunday whether to keep Brussels on maximum alert, leaving the public to wonder whether the blanket metro closure and cancellation of events could continue into the working week. Pri

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Several Paris attack victims hid in dressing room

The California rock band that was playing in Paris on the night of the Nov. 13 attacks survived the massacre at their concert, but others died seeking shelter in a dressing room, the group's lead singer said in an interview with internationa

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France seeks global coalition against Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande called on the US and Russia on Monday to join a global coalition to destroy Islamic State following the attacks across Paris, and announced a wave of measures to combat terrorism in France. "

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