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Divisive Libyan commander announces candidacy for president
Middle East

Divisive Libyan commander announces candidacy for president

CAIRO (AP) — Powerful Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter on Tuesday announced his bid to run for president, submitting his candidacy…
Pakistan experts: Religiosity fostering rise in militancy
World

Pakistan experts: Religiosity fostering rise in militancy

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Militant attacks are on the rise in Pakistan amid a growing religiosity that has brought greater intolerance,…
Mali and France at odds over talks with Islamist militants
World

Mali and France at odds over talks with Islamist militants

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali’s interim prime minister said on Monday he was open to talks with Islamist militants whose insurgency…
French police conduct raids in crackdown after teacher beheading
World

French police conduct raids in crackdown after teacher beheading

History teacher Samuel Paty, 47, was murdered on Friday in broad daylight outside his school in a middle-class Paris suburb…
France demonstrations pay tribute to beheaded teacher
World

France demonstrations pay tribute to beheaded teacher

PARIS (AP) — Demonstrators in France on Sunday took part in gatherings in support of freedom of speech and in…
Israeli court sentences radical Islamic cleric to 28 months
Middle East

Israeli court sentences radical Islamic cleric to 28 months

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Monday sentenced a radical Islamic cleric to 28 months in prison for “inciting…
Egypt’s Azhar warns of extremist books on Amazon
Egypt

Egypt’s Azhar warns of extremist books on Amazon

Egypt’s Azhar Observer for Combating Terrorism warned on Wednesday that according to a report published by UK news website “The…
On again, off again: Erratic history of talks with the Taliban
Middle East

On again, off again: Erratic history of talks with the Taliban

A secret US summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan’s leader, abruptly cancelled by President Donald Trump on Saturday, was not…
Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source
Middle East

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the…
Sri Lanka MPs clash with president over Easter attacks probe
World

Sri Lanka MPs clash with president over Easter attacks probe

Sri Lanka’s parliament warned President Maithripala Sirisena not to scuttle a controversial investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide…
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