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By REUTERS WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department has added two individuals and seven organizations in Africa and Asia connected to Islamic State to its sanctions list for global terrorism, it said on Tuesday.The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said on its website it had added Abu Musab Al-Barnawi of Nigeria and Mahad Moalim of Somalia, and seven groups from Bangladesh, Egypt, the Philippines, Somalia, Nigeria and Tunisia to its sanctions list.The additions include ISIS-Bangladesh, ISIS-Egypt, ISIS-Philippines, ISIS-Somalia, ISIS-West Africa, Jund al-Khilafah-Tunisia, also known as ISIS-Tunisia, and the Philippines-based Maute Group, also known as Islamic State of Lanao, OFAC said.The U.S. State Department said in a separate statement that including the latest additions, it had designated 40 Islamic State leaders and operatives dating back to 2011 under an order aimed at denying them access to the U.S. financial system."These designations are part of a larger comprehensive plan to...
By: World Israel News StaffIDF forces raided the Palestinian village of Nebe Saleh in Samaria Sunday night and made several arrests in wake of a recent increase in acts of terrorism and violence emanating from the village.Security forces arrested nine suspects involved in acts of terror.Security forces also carried out an operation to locate weapons in the nearby Palestinian village of Ein Yabroud and seized two guns, as well as a raid in the city of Bethlehem, where they confiscated thousands of shekels in funds collected for terrorism.In total, 16 Palestinians were arrested.In related news, an IDF spokesman announced Monday that a general closure will be implemented in Judea and Samaria beginning Tuesday night, ahead of the Purim holiday, which will be celebrated Wednesday night, Thursday and Friday.The crossing points into Israel will reopen for Palestinians on Saturday night. Humanitarian cases will receive special permits to cross into Israel. Read...
DW by Matthias von Hein It has been just 3 1/2 years since the self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the founding of the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) at the mosque of the freshly captured city of Mosul in Iraq.Read more: Munich Security Conference: Europe's elusive common security policyNow, after a long and bloody military campaign, the group has been wholly driven out of the country. And in neighboring Syria, only isolated pockets of IS fighters remain in the former IS stronghold of Raqqa. At its zenith, some 40,000 people took up arms for IS. Now 3,000 of them are hiding in the desert – or are seeking new areas of operation.Although the terror group has been thwarted in its efforts to create a sovereign state, it nevertheless lives on. It still has its propaganda division — albeit greatly weakened. It also lives on in the hearts of its blind...
9news.com.au In a room in the 9/11 museum, there are a police captain's poignant notes and a flashlight that illuminated the way to safety. Nearby, a letter from a trapped man tells his family, "I love you very much.... Do wonderful things in your life."The artifacts aren't from Sept 11, 2001. They are reminders of a terror attack that foreshadowed it: the deadly World Trade Centre bombing, 25 years ago.That shadow fell personally on Lolita Jackson. As a young finance worker, she picked her way down 72 flights of blacked-out stairs on Feb. 26, 1993, and fled the trade centre's south tower again in 2001. The bombing "tends to be forgotten because 9/11 was such a cataclysmic event," she says, but the blast has its own place in the lives and memories of an estimated 50,000 people who were in the twin towers that snowy afternoon.The explosion killed six people,...

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