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Iran, Iraq Sign Accord to Boost Military Cooperation.

Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against "terrorism and extremism," Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington. Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan and his Iraqi counterpart Erfan al-Hiyali signed a memorandum of ...

- Voice of America - US

UNIAN: Ukraine's defense ministry reports no casualties in Donbas in past day.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues Andriy Lysenko says that the Armed Forces of Ukraine have not suffered any casualties in the past day in Donbas. The post UNIAN: Ukraine's defense ministry reports no casualties in Donbas in past day appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: US envoys Volker, Yovanovitch visiting eastern Ukraine.

United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch are visiting the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas, the east of Ukraine, according to the press center of the ATO Headquarters. Their tour started with a visit to the “Donetsk” ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Iraqi envoy Noori recommends strategies to end terrorism.

Kenya is currently battling Al-Shabaab militants hiding in Boni Forest, Lamu County.

- Daily Nation - KE

'Terrorism has become Pakistan's state policy', says NDA's vice-presidential nominee Venkaiah Naidu.

Speaking at the Kargil Parakram Parade in New Delhi, National Democratic Alliance vice presidential nominee Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said he has immense respect for the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country which resulted in India's victory in the Kargil war. Lashing out at Pakistan for terror activities, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Law and Order much better in J&K now: State to Centre.

The law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir is now "much better" than the previous year, the state government has told the Centre citing official figures of incidents.However, attempts to create trouble in the Valley are on the rise as infiltration attempts have more than doubled and terror incidents this year have not ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Muslim woman assaulted, hijab pulled off in UK.

A Muslim womans hijab was pulled off allegedly by a man in a vicious assault in London, amid a spike in hate crime incidents following a series of terror attacks by Islamists in the UK.Aniso Abdulkadir was waiting for a tube at Baker Street station on July 16 when she says the man grabbed her headscarf before lashing out ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley: ISPR.

Photo: FileSecurity forces have cleared two terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley, Khyber Agency as army aviation and the artillery target hideouts as part of Operation Khyber 4, an Inter-Services Public Relations statement said on Sunday. First phase of Operation Khyber-4 successfully completed: ISPR Valley associated ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Maute Group wants to seize schools, take kids as hostages - Sotto.

The Maute Group has aligned with three other groups to sow terror in Mindanao and had planned to seize schools in Zamboanga areas and Jolo and take grade school children there as hostages, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said. Sotto, a reserved Philippine Army officer, said he got the intelligence information from ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

9 soldiers killed in Marawi as gunmen lobbed hand grenades - Army.

Nine soldiers were killed while 49 others were wounded in a firefight with Islamic State-inspired terrorists in Marawi City on Friday . The post 9 soldiers killed in Marawi as gunmen lobbed hand grenades - Army appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Isabela receives body of another fallen soldier in Marawi clash.

The flag-draped coffin of Corporal Edilmar Eugenio, the latest Isabela native to be killed in the military campaign to retake Marawi City from Maute Group terrorists, was brought home to Barangay Santo Niño here on Saturday night . The post Isabela receives body of another fallen soldier in Marawi clash appeared first on ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation

DUBAI, July 23 — Iran and Iraq signed an agreement today to step up military cooperation and the fight against terrorism and extremism', Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington. Iranian Defence...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Pakistan, warns Islamabad against 'forgetting 1971'

Hitting out at Pakistan for "aiding and abetting terror", NDA's vice-presidential candidate M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday reminded it not to forget what happened in 1971 The post Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Pakistan, warns Islamabad against 'forgetting 1971' appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Pakistan Army clears two terrorist strongholds in Khyber Agency near Afghanistan border

The Pakistani Army on Sunday announced that it has cleared two strongholds of terrorists in restive Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan after gaining control of a key mountain top. The post Pakistan Army clears two terrorist strongholds in Khyber Agency near Afghanistan border appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar

, July 23 : The Taliban fighters have executed seven civilians after abducting at least seventy people in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan over the alleged cooperation with the government and the security forces."The civilians were abducted from three different villages in Shah Wali Kot district last week for ...

- Sify - IN

Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar

The motive of kidnappings is unclear but Taliban insurgents have been kidnapping civilians across the country, mainly on the highways where the Taliban insurgents stop the vehicles and kidnap the civilians for ransom or to bargain for the release of detained jihadis.

- Zee News - IN

Israeli forces arrest Hamas leaders in West Bank raid

Israel installed security cameras on Sunday at the mosque.

- Zee News - IN

Operation Khyber-IV: Army purges terrorists from two strongholds in Khyber Agency

Two major passes entering inside Pakistan from Afghanistan have been secured, effectively dominated by Pak Army: ISPR The post Operation Khyber-IV: Army purges terrorists from two strongholds in Khyber Agency appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Look to China for the main beneficiary of America's likely retreat from Africa

Presidents of Kenya, Guinea, US and Nigeria's Vice President at the G7 Summit. Angelo Carconi/EPAAnti-terrorism and transactional relationships are likely be the main features of US President Donald Trump's Africa policy. But if Trump's proposed cuts to the state department hold, the US will be less and less of a presence ...

- The Conversation - UK

Venkaiah Naidu warns Pakistan over terrorism, says remember the 1971 war

Addressing 'Kargil Parakram Parade' here, National Democratic Alliance Vice-Presidential nominee M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday hit out at Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and asked Islamabad to recall the 1971 war saying aiding and abetting terror will not help them.

- Zee News - IN

12 police, 21 Taliban killed in Kandahar battles

By Bashir Ahmad Naadim on 23 July 2017 KANDAHAR : Twelve policemen and 21 Taliban insurgents have been killed during separate incidents of violence in southern Kandahar...

- Pajhwok - AF

Taliban fighters attack police, capturing two districts

Taywara and Kohistan were overrun by the Taliban after days of clashes with security forces.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Terrorist killed as army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Machil sector

The area has been cordoned off and counter-operations are in progress.

- Rediff.com - IN

'Recall what happened in 1971': Venkaiah's stern message to Pak

Naidu said terrorism is the enemy of humanity as it has no religion and it has unfortunately become Pakistan's state policy.

- Rediff.com - IN

Quake, tsunami, volcano risks stalk Olympic organizers

The threats of terrorism and financial ruin are a constant worry for modern Olympic host cities, but Tokyo 2020 organizers face the added risk of ...

- The Japan Times - JP

At Least 70 Afghan Villagers Taken By Suspected Taliban Fighters, Seven Killed

At least 70 Afghans have been abducted by Taliban extremists in a series attacks in southern Kandahar Province, the provincial police and governor's office say.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Taliban Seize District Headquarters In Northwestern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says the Taliban have seized control of a district headquarters in northwestern Afghanistan.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Taliban carry out mass kidnapping in Afghanistan's Kandahar province

Taliban militants have reportedly killed at least seven Afghan villagers after abducting 70 of them on Friday. Afghan officials say some 30 villagers in the country's south have been released while 30 are still missing.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Ex-Gaza chief says Hamas deal will open border: AP Interview

An exiled Palestinian politician detailed his Gaza power-sharing deal with former foe Hamas for the first time. He says the understandings reached in quiet negotiations could lead to a better future for the long-suffering territory.

- The Daily Star - LB

Taliban closing in on Khanabad centre: public reps

Taliban closing in on Khanabad centre: public reps...

- MENAFN - JO

Netanyahu: We are handling the crisis with composure

PM talks about security situation in wake of events related to Temple Mount and Halamish terror attack.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Anika Moa evokes everything from toddler terror to joy - but she's a hit regardless

Wearing a mouse's tail and joined by a real life witch on stage, singer Anika Moa is an instant hit with the Auckland preschool crowd.

- Stuff - NZ

SEAGF looks for new hos​t for 2019 SEA Games after Philippines drops out

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — The South-east Asia Games Federation is set to search for a new host for the 2019 SEA Games following the Philippine pull-out from hosting the biennial games. The pull-out is due to ongoing acts of terrorism and...

- The Malay Mail - MY

J&K: Army foils infiltration, one terrorist neutralised

A terrorist has been gunned down as the Indian Army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid at Machhal Sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

- Zee News - IN

Afghanistan: Taliban fighters overrun district headquarters in Faryab; two dead

, July 23 : At least two policemen were killed after Taliban fighters overran a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Faryab province on Sunday, said an Afghan official.According to the Dawn, provincial police chief spokesman Abdul Karim Yourish said that the assault on the Lawlash District government headquarters was ...

- Sify - IN

Taliban make further gains in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters have overrun a second district headquarters in as many days in Afghanistan.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Militant killed in Machil sector, infiltration bid foiled: Army

Srinagar Foiling an infiltration bid in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara, a militant was killed on Sunday, claims army. According to army officials, forces noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and immediately challenged the intruders. In the ensuing firefight, one militant was killed.' “An infiltration ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

'Recall 1971': Venkaiah's warning to Pak on terror

- Times Of India - IN

13 Taliban killed in Afghanistan airstrike

A total of 13 militants have been confirmed killed an airstike at a Taliban hideout in Kunduz province of Afghanistan on Sunday, an army official said.

- Zee News - IN

Israel detains Hamas members in wave of arrests after stabbing

The Israeli military has carried out a wave of West Bank arrests following a deadly stabbing attack against an Israeli family. Forces arrested 29 people, including nine members of the Hamas militant group, forces said. A 20-year-old Palestinian assailant infiltrated the settlement of Halamish late on Friday surprising a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

The Latest: Taliban overrun second district headquarters

- Townhall.com - US

Officials: Taliban overrun 2 districts in as many days

- Townhall.com - US

Taliban Take 2 Afghan District Headquarters in 2 Days

Taliban fighters overran a second district headquarters in as many days Sunday, this one in western Ghor province, the provincial police chief said.   At least eight police were killed in separate battles against Taliban militants, who have stepped up their attacks in the north and west of the country, laying siege to ...

- Voice of America - US

UN Security Council to Have Emergency Meeting on Israel, Palestinians

The United Nations Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting for Monday to discuss the recent violence between Israelis and Palestinians — the most brutal fighting between the rivals in years. Israel said Sunday it has arrested at least 25 people, including members of a Hamas militant group, whom it believes ...

- Voice of America - US

Officials: Taliban overrun 2 districts in as many days

In recent days, Taliban have launched dozens of attacks in northern Afghanistan, temporarily closing a key highway between the capital Kabul and northern Afghanistan.

- Stars and Stripes - US

China Forces Muslim Users to Install Spying Software on Smartphones

The Chinese government is forcing some of the ethnic minorities to install a smartphone application that would help monitor their activities, with law enforcement warning that those who do not comply would be detained for up to 10 days. The initiative was started in Xinjiang in western China, with authorities sending a ...

- Softpedia - US

Taliban overruns district headquarters: Afghan official

An Afghan official said Taliban fighters overran a district headquarters in northern Afghanistan after a ferocious fight that left 2 police dead in northern Faryab province.

- The Daily Star - LB

Taliban carries out mass kidnapping in Afghanistan's Kandahar province

Taliban militants have reportedly killed at least seven Afghan villagers after abducting 70 of them on Friday. Afghan officials say some 30 villagers in the country's south have been released while 30 are still missing.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

'I lost my sense of time, but didn't let go of the doorknob'

Wife of Elad Salomon describes Halamish terror attack: 'I took the children and ran upstairs. I held the door with all my strength.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Bennett: Death penalty for Halamish terrorist

Jewish Home Chairman calls on military prosecution to seek death penalty for terrorist. 'No need for legislation, only a request.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

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