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July 10, 2018 4:10 PM US slaps terror designation on Iran-linked group in Bahrain

WASHINGTON – The United States is designating a Shiite militant group in Bahrain as a foreign terrorist organization to ramp up pressure on Iran. In a statement Tuesday, Nathan Sales, the coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department, described the al-Ashtar Brigades as "yet another in a long line of Iranian-sponsored terrorists who kill on behalf 76

April 15, 2018 4:03 AM Boston marking 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

Boston marking 5 years since marathon attack with tributes Boston is marking the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings with solemn remembrances and charitable acts. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker are scheduled to lay wreaths early Sunday at the spots along downtown Boylston Street where two bombs killed 84

April 4, 2018 1:59 PM Islamic State militants renew loyalty pledge to 'caliph' Baghdadi

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have restated their loyalty to the group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in what is believed to be their first public pledge of allegiance to him since his “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq collapsed last year. The group continues to carry out bombings, ambushes and assassinations in both countries, as well as in Libya 80

March 29, 2018 9:08 AM Paris attacks suspect faces April 23 verdict over Brussels shootout

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The prime surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks will face a verdict on April 23 in a separate case involving a shootout in Brussels in 2016, a Belgian court said on Thursday. Salah Abdeslam is being held in France for his alleged role in the November 2015 killing of 130 people in Paris by Islamic State militants. He was also charged 73

March 25, 2018 12:09 AM Austin Bomber Described Himself as a ‘Psychopath,’ Officials Say

Mark Conditt’s taped confession recovered by police offers only hints to motive so far Mark Conditt, the serial bomber who terrorized Austin, Texas, this month, showed no remorse in a taped confession recovered by police and described himself on the recording as a “psychopath,” U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul said Saturday. Mr. Conditt, 23 years old, who blew himself 66

March 20, 2018 8:54 PM Dan Rather Has a Message For Austin Package Bomber

The violent jackass behind the deadly Austin package bombings is picking on the wrong city, and the wrong citizens ... according to Dan Rather, who has a home there. The veteran newsman is a born and bred Texan, so when we got him Tuesday in NYC ... he had some tough talk for whoever's responsible for the tragic bombings. The most recent one went off early 83

February 26, 2018 3:23 AM Militants to apologize to victims of Indonesia attacks

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Indonesian government is bringing together dozens of convicted Islamic militants and survivors of attacks in what it hopes will be an important step in combating radicalism and fostering reconciliation. The director of de-radicalization at Indonesia's counter-terrorism agency says about 120 reformed militants will apologize to dozens 62

February 21, 2018 8:33 AM Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as bombs fall

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Residents of Syria’s eastern Ghouta said they were “waiting their turn to die” early on Wednesday, after more pro-government rockets and barrel bombs fell on the besieged rebel enclave. Five died and over 200 were injured early on Wednesday in the area, hammered by one of the heaviest bombardments in seven years of war that has killed 79

February 11, 2018 7:10 PM Bombings and crashes among Russia's past air disasters

--Feb. 11, 2017: An Antonov-148 regional jet operated by Saratov Airlines crashes shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport with 71 passengers and crew aboard. No survivors are reported. — Dec. 25, 2016: A Tupolev-154 operated by the Russian Defense Ministry en route to Syria crashes into the Black Sea minutes after takeoff from Sochi. All 92 people 91

February 8, 2018 6:36 PM Brussels Neighborhood Struggles to Break Ties to Terrorism

Molenbeek confronts legacy as caldron of Paris and Brussels attacks with policing and job training BRUSSELS—This week’s trial of the only surviving assailant from the November 2015 Paris attacks has refocused attention on the Brussels district of Molenbeek where he grew up and was captured. Salah Abdeslam’s trial for attempted murder is a painful reminder 55