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Tunisia finishes 200-km Libya border fence

Tunisia has completed a 200-km (125 mile) barrier along its frontier with Libya to try to keep out Islamist militants, and will soon install electronic monitoring systems, Defence Minister Farhat Hachani said on Saturday. Libya

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Militants storm Pakistan university, 19 killed

Armed militants stormed a university in volatile northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 19 people and wounding dozens a little more than a year after the massacre of 134 students at a school in the area, officials said.

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Sixth militant killed at Indian air base

Another gunman was confirmed killed on Sunday in an operation to clear an Indian air base after a militant attack, a home ministry source told Reuters, bringing the total number of assailants eliminated to six. "The decision

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At issue in U.N. Syria ceasefire plan: Who is a terrorist?

A UN plan to suspend Syria's nearly five-year-old civil war calls for listing which militant groups may be fought despite an eventual ceasefire, one of the toughest issues vexing diplomats trying to end the conflict. A UN draf

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Islamist preacher held in Germany for recruiting militants

A German Islamist preacher was arrested in Germany on Tuesday for recruiting fighters for a militant group in Syria and purchasing and delivering military equipment, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said. Sven Lau, 35, is suspe

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Saudi police seize militants with guns, suicide vest

Saudi police captured two suspected militants, along with several weapons and an explosive vest, in two raids around the capital Riyadh late on Tuesday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. Militants sympathetic

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Drone attack kills at least 4 suspected militants in Pakistan

A US drone strike killed at least four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, three Pakistani intelligence officers said, in what appeared to be an attack on the Haqqani Network.  

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Islamic State network uncovered in Kuwait

Kuwait has uncovered a network of Islamic State militants who fought in Iraq and Syria and detained several of its members, the interior ministry said on Thursday. The group included five Kuwaitis, a ministry statement carried by

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Egyptian army kills 63 militants in North Sinai

Egypt's military launched air strikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Sunday, security sources said, as the country grapples with an increasingly ambitious insurgency based in the region.

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25 militants killed in Egypt air strikes in Sinai

Egyptian warplanes killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Saturday, security sources said, as the Egyptian president visited the province after a major escalation of the conflict there. The sources said the air strikes hit

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