Islamic terrorism

France launches raids in crackdown on ‘political Islam’
Emmanuel Macron pictured with French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin
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France launches raids in crackdown on ‘political Islam’

Interior minister says inspections are part of ‘massive action against separatism’
4 Dec 2020
Explained: Macron’s dispute with Pakistan over school IDs
Emmanuel Macron speaks during a videoconference
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Explained: Macron’s dispute with Pakistan over school IDs

France demands apology for ‘blatant lies’ following Pakistani minister’s ‘Nazi’ allegations
23 Nov 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Macron and the Muslim world
Emmanuel Macron pays his respects by the coffin of Samuel Paty's inside Sorbonne University's, Paris.
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Why everybody’s talking about Macron and the Muslim world

Protests break out across the Middle East over French president’s ‘crackdown’ on Islam
28 Oct 2020
French rally in support of free speech after teacher murder
A rally in defence of free speech is held in Paris, France
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French rally in support of free speech after teacher murder

Thousands attend marches to honour Samuel Paty following killing on Friday
19 Oct 2020
Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back
Shamima Begum
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Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back

Court rules that former Londoner may return to UK to fight decision to revoke her British citizenship
17 Jul 2020
UK troops in the Sahel: the ‘new terror frontline’
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UK troops in the Sahel: the ‘new terror frontline’

British forces tackle jihadists in ‘most dangerous peacekeeping mission in the world’
2 Mar 2020
How Afghanistan became most dangerous country in the world
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How Afghanistan became most dangerous country in the world

More bombings on Independence Day after 63 people killed in a suicide bomb attack on Kabul wedding
19 Aug 2019

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Al-Qa’eda releases Isis ‘blooper reel’
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Al-Qa’eda releases Isis ‘blooper reel’

Leaked propaganda video footage shows Islamic State fighter in Yemen fluffing his lines
16 Aug 2019
Who was Hamza bin Laden and how did he die?
Hamza bin Laden
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Who was Hamza bin Laden and how did he die?

The son of al-Qa’eda founder was reportedly killed in an air strike
1 Aug 2019
Islamist convict’s pregnant partner shot dead by police
Conde-sur-Sarthe high-security prison in Normandy
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Islamist convict’s pregnant partner shot dead by police

Woman killed during stand-off with police after knife attack on two guards
6 Mar 2019
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