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Paris Olympics: France Seeks Foreign Police, Military Help

France has asked 46 countries if they would be willing to supply more than 2,000 police officers to help secure the Paris Olympics this summer, as organisers finalise security planning for the French capital’s first Games in a century while on heightened alert against potential attacks. The Interior Ministry said on Friday that the request […]Read More

Islamic State Asks Supporters To Target US, Europe, Israel

The Islamic State has asked its supporters to target ‘crusaders’ across the world, but especially in the United States, Europe and Israel. The spokesman for Islamic State Abu Huthaifa al-Ansari in a recorded message uploaded on Telegram praised the attack in Moscow, which killed over 140 people. “We ask God that you make it to […]Read More

Moscow Attack: Two Gunmen Came To Russia From Turkey?

MOSCOW: A senior Turkish security official confirmed on Tuesday that two of the assailants involved in the Moscow attack had spent a “short amount of time” in Turkey before travelling together to Russia on March 2. One of the attackers entered Turkey on February 20, checked into a hotel in Istanbul’s Fatih district the next […]Read More

ISIS Releases Bodycam Footage Of The Attack

A video apparently shot by gunmen who carried out the Moscow concert hall attack has been put up on social media accounts typically used by ISIS, according to SITE Intelligence Group. According to SITE, the video appeared on a Telegram account belonging to Amaq, the news arm of Islamic State. The video shows several armed […]Read More

Islamic Threat Still Global Threat, Trying To Rebuild Itself?

The US-backed force that defeated the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria five years ago has warned that the extremists still pose grave dangers throughout the world and called on the international community to find solutions for thousands of fighters still held in its jails. The statement by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to […]Read More