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World - Africa
4/22/2024 6:53:07 PM
The United States has begun discussions with Niger on withdrawing the more than 1,000 American personnel in the country, which has been a key base for regional counter-terrorism operations, the Pentagon said Monday.

World - Africa
4/13/2024 6:34:00 PM
Russian military trainers arrived this week in Niger to reinforce the country’s air defenses as the west African nation pulls away from close cooperation with the United States in counterterrorism efforts, turning instead to Russia for security.

Egypt - Defence
2/13/2024 5:04:29 PM
The Egyptian and British armed forces have commenced joint counter-terrorism drills, Gharib Abdel-Hafez, Egyptian armed forces spokesman, said in a statement on Tuesday.

World - International
1/21/2024 4:24:46 PM
The UK is taking threats of foreign interference elections expected later this year "very seriously", the defence minister said Sunday, after a warning from a counter-terrorism official.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/9/2023 11:37:34 AM
Amid its bloody aggression on Gaza, Israel intensifies its suppression of pro-Palestinian voices as the Israeli Knesset passed Wednesday an amendment to the counter-terrorism law introducing a new criminal offense, namely the “consumption of terrorist materials,” with a maximum penalty of one-year imprisonment.

World - Region
6/26/2023 11:22:47 AM
An Iraqi soldier was killed and an officer wounded during a counter-terrorism raid in Iraq that also killed three suspected Islamic State group fighters, Baghdad's security forces said.

World - Africa
5/17/2023 10:21:53 AM
Africa’s Sahel region has become a hot spot for violent extremism, but the joint force set up in 2014 to combat groups linked to the Islamic State, al-Qaida and others has failed to stop their inroads, and a senior U.N. official warned Tuesday that without greater international support and regional cooperation the instability will expand toward West African coastal countries.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/4/2023 1:08:00 PM
Egypt officially assumed the co-chairmanship of the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF) on Thursday with the European Union (EU), announced Egyptian Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu Zeid.

World - Region
3/13/2023 6:51:07 PM
A total of 22 Islamic State militants, including some of the group's leaders, were killed in an operation in Iraq's western province of Anbar, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.

Egypt - Society
2/27/2023 6:30:55 PM
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II, pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the Sea of Saint Mark, met on Monday Ilkka Salmi, the European Union (EU) counter-terrorism coordinator. The talks focused on the church's spiritual and social role to support Egyptian society, read a statement by the church.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/21/2023 10:33:00 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Tuesday that he and his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev agree on the importance of cooperating to combat terrorism and extremism.

World - Region
2/16/2023 5:13:50 PM
Four Iraqi soldiers were killed Thursday during a counter-terrorism operation north of Baghdad, security forces said, as the majority-Shia country marks a key religious rite.

World - International
2/1/2023 6:16:31 PM
The United Nations announced Wednesday that one of its rights experts will visit the Guantanamo Bay detention facility later this month, in a first such visit after two decades of requests.

World - Region
10/7/2022 4:27:05 PM
One person was killed and four others, two women and two children, were injured when a bomb exploded Friday in the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, counter-terrorism forces said.

World - Africa
4/28/2022 4:02:10 PM
The Counter-Terrorism Watch at the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD) issued on Thursday a new report entitled “Human Security in the African Sahel: Climate Change and Terrorism”.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/15/2022 9:27:00 PM
Egypt’s efforts to fight terrorism are being increasingly recognised internationally.

World - Region
4/6/2022 11:37:19 PM
Three rockets landed on Wednesday near an oil refinery in Iraq's northern autonomous Kurdistan region, with "no casualties or material damage reported", Kurdish counter-terrorism forces said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/26/2022 10:32:41 PM
Egypt’s Ambassador to the European Union Badr Abdel-Atti discussed several issues related to climate change and green transformation, justice and counter terrorism efforts with EU and Belgian officials in Brussels, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Saturday.

World - International
1/31/2022 10:49:22 PM
Security forces in Myanmar have arrested dozens of people in a preemptive move to suppress plans for a nationwide strike Tuesday on the one-year anniversary of the army's seizure of power, state-run media reported.

World - International
11/20/2021 10:16:51 PM
France sent dozens of elite police and counter-terrorism officers to its Caribbean island of Guadeloupe Saturday following looting and arson overnight in defiance of an overnight curfew.

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