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U.S. will stop arming Syrian Kurds, Turkey says.

Turkey considers the fighters, known as YPG, to be terrorists

- CBS NEWS - US

Trump uses Egypt terrorist attack to justify travel ban, Mexico border wall.

President Trump said he would be calling his Egyptian counterpart shortly.

- Global News - CA

Hafiz Saeed's release 'celebrated' in UP town.

Members of a community in Lakhimpur Kheri allegedly celebrated 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's release in Pakistan. They allegedly decorated their houses with green flags and raised slogans like 'Hafiz Saeed zindabad' and 'Pakistan zindabad'.

- Times Of India - IN

Hafiz Saeed has 'blood on his hands': Former CIA dy director.

Mumbai attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has "blood on his hands", and wants to bring extremism into the mainstream politics of Pakistan, a former top American spymaster said today.The Jamaat-ud-Dawah head and LeT founder, who has a USD 10 million American bounty on his head for terror activities, was freed by ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

US to stop arming Kurdish militia.

President Donald Trump told the Turkish President that he will stop arming a Kurdish militia the Turkish government considers a terrorist organization, Turkey's foreign minister announced Friday.

- CNN Top Stories - US

No Casualties After Gunshots Reported at London Subway Station.

London police found no casualties Friday after investigating reports of shots fired at a busy subway station. Police initially responded as if the incident were terror-related, but later said they "have not located any trace of any suspects, evidence of shots fired or casualties." “Given the nature of the information ...

- Voice of America - US

London Subway Incident.

London police found no casualties Friday after investigating reports of shots fired at a busy subway station. Police initially responded as if the incident were terror-related, but later said they "have not located any trace of any suspects, evidence of shots fired or casualties."

- Voice of America - US

Yazidi Orphans Face Unknown Fate After IS Campaign.

More than 500 Yazidi children, who lost one or both of their parents during the Islamic State terror group's campaign against the religious minority in Iraq, are facing an unknown future at the Harman Orphanage in northern Iraq. Kawa Omar reports from the region.

- Voice of America - US

Trump immediately politicizes Egypt mosque attack.

On Friday morning, following a terrifying attack at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula that left an estimated 235 people dead, President Donald Trump reacted to the news by condemning the attackers and “terrorism” in general on Twitter. “Horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenseless ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Two London Underground stations reopen after terrorist-incident scare.

Two London underground stations on Oxford Street have reopened after an incident that police initially treated as if it might be terrorist-related, the city's transport authority said on Friday.

- Yahoo! News - US

State Department calls for arrest of Pakistan cleric Saeed.

The State Department called on Pakistan to arrest a cleric, after his release from detention Friday, accused of masterminding a 2008 terrorist attack in India.

- UPI - US

Iran Continues to Support Terrorist Groups in Middle East

Iran Focus London, 24 Nov - The Iranian Regime has confirmed that it will continue to support the Houthis, its terrorist proxy in Yemen, and refused to discuss any potential withdrawal of support for its proxy in Lebanon, Hezbollah. On Thursday, November 23, the Iranian Regime's state-run television quoted Major General ...

- Iran Focus - UK

Pakistani Council: Iran Is Threat to Middle East Security

Iran Focus London, 24 Nov - The Council of Pakistani scholars has warned countries in the Middle East and across the world about the Iranian Regime's constant attempts to destabilise the region and damage its security with help from its terrorist proxy groups Hezbollah and the Houthis. At a meeting in Lahore, the council ...

- Iran Focus - UK

Pakistan, EU wrap up anti-terror talks to jointly combat terrorism

Islamabad, Nov 25 Pakistan and European Union have wrapped up their anti-terrorism talks here with a joint statement, reiterating their resolve to jointly combat terrorism in all forms and manifestations.Officials of both sides reaffirmed that terrorism continued to pose a threat to states and societies across the globe, ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan condemns Egypt terror attack

Islamabad, Nov 25 Pakistan has condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that killed at least 270 people and injured over 300."The people and government of Pakistan condemn in the strongest terms the heinous terrorist attack against innocent worshipers at Al-Rawdah mosque in the northern Sinai region of Egypt," the ...

- Sify - IN

235 worshippers killed in mosque in Egypt's deadliest terror attack

Injured people are evacuated from the scene of a militant attack on a mosque in Bir al-Abd in the northern Sinai Peninsula of Egypt on Friday. Image: AP Cairo: At least 235 worshippers were killed and 109 others injured when heavily-armed terrorists bombed a mosque and opened fire on people attending Friday prayers in ...

- Sify - IN

Hafiz Saeed has 'blood on his hands': Ex-CIA deputy director

New Delhi: Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed has "blood on his hands", and wants to bring extremism into the mainstream politics of Pakistan, a former top American spymaster said on Saturday. The Jamaat-ud-Dawah head and LeT founder, who has a USD 10 million American bounty on his head for ...

- Sify - IN

Bengal new terror haven? Fourth Bangladeshi national with Al-Qaeda links arrested in Kolkata

Sahadat Hossain, 26, allegedly charged a fee of Rs 5000 to crossover India – Bangladesh border

- Zee News - IN

Women's group holds rally at DENR; denounces 'disrespectful gov't'

Wearing purple masks, a group of indigenous women trooped to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to call for a stop on violence against women and to urge the public to resist the government's acts of sowing fear and terror' in their communities. The post Women's group holds rally at DENR; denounces ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

False terror alert sparks fear in London shopping dist

Police rushed to London's busy Oxford Street shopping district on Friday after reports that shots had been fired, sparking fears of a terror incident and leaving 16 people hurt in the panic.

- Times Of India - IN

Pakistan condemns Egypt terror attack

Pakistan has condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that killed at least 270 people and injured over 300.

- Zee News - IN

Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi's 'hugplomacy' after Pak frees Hafiz Saeed

Despite pressure from the US, a Pakistani court freed JuD chief Hafiz Saeed from house arrest. Rahul Gandhi has questioned PM Modi's diplomatic tactics which have been seen as reasons behind pressure on Pakistan to crackdown on terrorism.

- Zee News - IN

US urges Pakistan to re-arrest Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan rejects India's 'self-serving insinuations' WASHINGTON: The Uni­ted States urged Pakistan on Friday to re-arrest Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Hafiz Saeed and charge him with the crimes he is accused of committing. Mr Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the US Justice Department, was released early on Friday ...

- DAWN - PK

Islamabad High Court declares Faizabad sit-in 'a terrorist act'

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Friday declared the ongoing sit-in at the Faizabad interchange an anti-state activity' and an act of terrorism'.Another show cause notice was issued to the interior minister for not implementing the court's orders to clear Faizabad, observing that Ahsan Iqbal had stopped the ...

- DAWN - PK

How parts of Egypt's rugged Sinai peninsula have become a terrorist hot spot

The Sinai Peninsula once had a reputation as one of the Egypt's most attractive places to visit as a foreign tourist, offering world-class resorts, rugged landscapes and incredible diving. But in recent years, a sequence of violent attacks have shaken the sparsely populated region and given it a reputation as a terrorism ...

- Stars and Stripes - US

Ex-UK soldier in Turkey released from jail pending trial

A lawyer says a Turkish court has released a former British soldier from jail pending the outcome of his trial for alleged membership of a terrorist organization.

- FOX News - US

Trump speaks with Erdogan about crisis in Syria

President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart on Friday discussed by phone the crisis in Syria and other issues, including ties between the United States and Turkey, according to a White House readout of the call.'President Trump and President Erdogan underscored the need to end the humanitarian crisis, allow displaced ...

- POLITICO - US

Militant with $10M bounty on his head freed from house arrest

Authorities release U.S.-wanted militant who allegedly founded banned group linked to terror attack

- CBS NEWS - US

Trump denounces Egypt atrocity in fresh call to build wall along US border

Donald Trump has said used the attack on a mosque in Egypt to make the case for building a wall with Mexico and a travel ban from countries vulnerable to terrorism.At least 235 people have been killed after a gun and bomb terror...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

PM horrified by terrorist attack on Al Rawda mosque

'My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their loved ones,” tweets Najib.

- Malaysiakini - MY

ISRO to help monitor suspicious vessels approaching coasts through satellite imageries

ISRO will provide 1,000 transponders by March next year as part of the coastal security ring, being set up to thwart terrorist attacks on the lines of the 26/11 Mumbai carnage.

- Zee News - IN

More than 230 killed at Sinai mosque in modern Egypt's deadliest terrorist attack

Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai province Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down fleeing worshippers in the deadliest ...

- The Japan Times - JP

No Casualties After Gunshots Reported at London Subway Station

London police found no casualties Friday after investigating reports of shots fired at a busy subway station.Police initially responded as if the incident were terror-related, but later said they "have not located any trace of any suspects, evidence of shots fired or casualties."Armed and unarmed of...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Dem Rep Sheila Jackson Lee: 'Embarrassing' Trump Cannot 'Behave Like a Commander-in-Chief'

Friday on CNN's “The Situation Room,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee  discussed President Donald Trump tweeting in response to the terror attack on a mosque in Egypt that killed at least 235 people. Will be calling the President of Egypt in a short while to discuss the tragic terrorist attack, with so much loss of ...

- Breitbart - US

How the U.S. Military Envisions the Future Fight Against Terrorists

The future U.S. fight against terrorists will be to train and advise partner militaries to take them on and prevent them from establishing safe havens in their countries, according to top U.S. officials.

- Breitbart - US

Donald Trump: Egyptian Terror Attack Proves We Need Border Wall

With so much loss of life. We have to get TOUGHER AND SMARTER than ever before, and we will,' Trump wrote on Twitter. Need the WALL, need the BAN! God bless the people of Egypt.'

- Breitbart - US

Egypt declares three days of mourning after terror attack

, November 25 : Egypt has declared three days of national mourning in the wake of the terrorist attack that took place on Friday, claiming over 200 lives and wounded scores of worshippers.An explosion took place at a packed mosque in the Bir al-Abd region of north Sinai in Egypt when worshippers were carrying out their ...

- Sify - IN

16 hurt fleeing false terror alert in London's Oxford Street

LONDON -- Police rushed to London's busy Oxford Street shopping district on Friday after reports that shots had been fired, sparking fears of a terror incident and leaving 16 people hurt in the panic. The post 16 hurt fleeing false terror alert in London's Oxford Street appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Egypt army launches offensive against militants after deadly mosque attack

The Egyptian air force today gunned down several militants and destroyed their vehicles, hours after over 230 worshippers were killed in a terrorist attack at a mosque in the country's restive North Sinai region.

- Zee News - IN

5 Shopping-Mall Horror Tales That Are Almost as Terrifying as Black Friday

Sometime in recent history, Black Friday morphed from a day of markdowns that kicked off the Christmas-shopping season to a contact sport. But horror movies have long since viewed the mall as a breeding ground for terror. What's scarier than being trampled by frenzied bargain hunters? Read on.

- Gizmodo - US

Nazi hub The Daily Stormer finds refuge in Hong Kong

Andrew Weev' Auernheimer, a collaborator of Daily Stormer, a sophomoric neo-Nazi website, wants you to know that he's a fan of Anders Breivik, the Norwegian far-right terrorist who slaughtered 77 people in July of 2011....

- The Raw Story - US

CNN's Jim Sciutto gets GOP congressman to agree that Trump 'gloms on' to terrorist attacks to further his agenda

On Friday evening, CNN's Jim Sciutto found common ground with a Republican congressman when he asserted that President Donald Trump has a propensity for capitalizing on terrorist attacks to further his agenda. Today, Trump did exactly that after he used the attack on a Sufi mosque in Sinai, Eg...

- The Raw Story - US

A city in Niger worries a new U.S. drone base will make it a 'magnet' for terrorists

Concerns have escalated following an ambush last month by Islamist militants that killed four U.S. and five Nigerien soldiers in a village along the Niger-Mali border.

- Washington Post - US

Trump denounces attack in Egypt, calls again for travel ban

President Donald Trump on Friday denounced the deadly mosque attack in Egypt and reached out to its president, asserting the world must crush terrorists by military means — and the U.S. needs the travel ban that's tied up in courts.

- FOX News - US

UAE strongly condemns terror attack on mosque in Egypt

UAE has condemned the deadly terror attack on the Egypt mosque in the strongest possible terms

- GulfNews - AE

False terror alert sparks fear in London shopping district

Crowds ran from the scene, many rushing into already packed shops for safety

- GulfNews - AE

Trump to call Egypt's president after mosque attack: Tweet

USPresident Donald Trump said he would call Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to discuss Friday's terrorist attack at a mosque in North Sinai that left more than 230 people dead

- The Daily Star - LB

Trump denounces attack in Egypt, calls again for travel ban

US President Donald Trump has denounced the deadly mosque attack in Egypt and reached out to its president, asserting the world must crush terrorists by military means - and the US needs the travel ban that's tied up in courts.

- Stuff - NZ

Trump condemns' mosque attack in Egypt

"The world cannot tolerate terrorism, we must defeat them militarily and discredit the extremist ideology that forms the basis of their existence!" he wrote on Twitter. A bomb explosion tore through the Rawda mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai province, and then armed attackers raked fleeing worshipers with gunfire.

- Times Of India - IN

False terror alert sparks fear in London shopping dist

Police rushed to London's Oxford Circus on Friday, sparking fears of a terror attack, but they have now stood down after finding no evidence to support reports of shots fired, the Metropolitan Police said.

- Times Of India - IN

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