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Gabon arrests dozens after Danes are attacked

Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people Sunday over a knife attack that wounded two Danish nationals working for National Geographic, apparently in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims," officials said.

Gabon arrests dozens in knife attack that wounded two Danes

Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people on Sunday over a knife attack in the capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", officials said.

Attacker ‘shouting Allahu Akbar’ wounds two Danes in Gabon

Two Danish nationals were wounded on Saturday in a knife attack in Gabon's capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", a rare assault in a Central African nation that has escaped Islamist violence.

Thousands of Muslims in Asia protest against Trump’s Jerusalem plan

Thousands of protesters in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia joined rallies on Friday to condemn Washington’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as authorities tightened security outside U.S. embassies.

Egypt reeling from attack on mosque in Sinai that killed 305

Egypt was reeling Sunday from the horrific militant attack on a mosque in northern Sinai that killed 305 people two days earlier — the deadliest assault by Islamic extremists in its modern history and a grim milestone in a long-running fight against the insurgency led by an Islamic State affiliate.

New York suspect Sayfullo Saipov says IS inspired attack, killings ‘felt good’

The Uzbek immigrant behind New York's worst attack in 16 years confessed to acting in the name of the Islamic State group and "felt good" about the killings, having planned an assault for a year, investigators said Wednesday.

New York attacker linked to IS, ‘radicalized domestically’

The pickup truck driver who plowed down a New York cycle path, killing eight people, in the city's worst attack since September 11, was associated with the Islamic State group but "radicalized domestically," the state's governor said Wednesday.

Police discover ISIS note in truck used for Manhattan attack

A man suspected of killing eight people and injuring at least 11 more in a truck attack in New York left a note pledging allegiance to Islamic State, US media has reported.

Eight die in New York terror attack

The FBI is treating a truck attack in New York, in which six people died and 15 were injured, as an act of terrorism.

France to close mosques preaching hate

France‘s parliament has adopted an anti-terrorism bill that will bolster police surveillance powers and make it easier to close mosques suspected of preaching hatred.

Knifeman stabs two women to death in Marseille

A suspected Islamist knifeman killed two women at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday before being shot dead by soldiers on patrol.

Threats with razor blades mailed to Merkel, other lawmaker

Anonymous threatening letters in Arabic containing white powder and razor blades have been sent to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's home and other politicians before Sunday's election, police said.

Buckingham Palace attacker had ‘4-foot sword’, shouted ‘Allahu akbar’

A man arrested under the Terrorism Act after deliberately driving at police outside Queen Elizabeth II’s Buckingham Palace residence in London had a “four-foot sword” in his car, police said on Saturday.

Man with knife shot dead after stabbing soldier in Belgium

A man wielding a knife was shot dead Friday after wounding a soldier in Brussels in a suspected “terrorist attack” while in London counter-terror detectives were investigating a similar attack on police near Buckingham Palace.

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