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Attack on a Saudi mosque kills 3 people

An attack on a mosque in Al-Ahsa in east Saudi Arabia killed three people on Friday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television reported.   An activist, citing witnesses, told Reuters earlier that an explosion wa

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20 killed in Al Qaeda attack on Burkina Faso hotel

At least 20 people died and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital city of Burkina Faso on Friday, a hospital director said, an attack for which al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility

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Firebomb attack on Saudi intelligence compound

Masked men threw firebombs at an intelligence service compound in the city of Qatif in eastern Saudi Arabia, reports said on Monday. A Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman said "there was a failed terrorist attempt to burn the b

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Bahrain sentences 3 to life in prison for attack on police

Bahrain's High Criminal Court has sentenced three unnamed defendants to life imprisonment on charges of attempting to murder policemen with an improvised bomb, state news agency BNA reported on Thursday.  

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Atleast 65 killed in Libya truck bomb attack

At least 65 people were killed on Thursday when one of Libya's worst truck bombs in years exploded at a police training centre in the town of Zliten, local officials and hospital sources said. No group immediately claimed the

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Islamic State fighters target Libya's main oil terminals

Islamic State militants clashed with security forces near Libya's Es Sider oil export terminal on Monday killing two guards, while an oil storage tank at nearby Ras Lanuf was set on fire during fighting there, witnesses and a guard said.

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Indian army ends Pathankot operations, 5 terrorists killed

Militants launched a deadly attack on an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border on Saturday, exchanging fire with Indian forces who, backed by tanks and helicopters, battled for more than 15 hours before wresting back control of the comp

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6 killed as gunmen attack Indian Air Force base

Four gunmen and two guards were killed when unidentified militants attacked an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border on Saturday in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialogue between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

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Vienna warns of attacks on European cities

Vienna police said on Saturday a "friendly" intelligence service had warned European capitals of the possibility of a shooting or bomb attack before New Year, prompting police across the continent to increase security measures.

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Air strikes alone won't defeat IS, warns Kerry

Syrian and other Arab ground forces must be found to take on Islamic State, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, saying the militant group would not be defeated by air strikes alone. Kerry was speaking hours after

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