Terrorist attacks

Indian Army's General Officer Commanding of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps Lt. Gen. K.J.S. Dhillon speaks during a joint press conference in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. A top Indian military official in disputed Kashmir on Tuesday accused the Pakistani army and its spy agency for involvement in the last week’s deadly car bombing. Dhillon told reporters in Srinagar, the main city of Indian-held Kashmir, that the leadership of Jaish-e-Mohammed militant group was “eliminated within 100 hours” of the Feb. 14 attack, linking the slain militants in Monday’s gunbattle to the attack. (AP Photo)
February 19, 2019 - 8:08 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister offered to hold talks with India, even as he warned New Delhi to refrain from launching any attacks on his country following last week's suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Imran Khan said he hoped "better sense" would prevail after the attack on...
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Flames and smoke billows from a residential building where militants are suspected to have taken refuge during a gun battle in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Tensions continued to rise in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with seven people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
February 18, 2019 - 7:51 pm
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions escalated after a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers searched for militants. Government forces surrounded a village in the southern Pulwama area on a tip that militants were hiding there...
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February 18, 2019 - 11:57 am
LONDON (AP) — A man living in northeast England has been charged under Britain's terrorism laws with attempting to incite a car, knife and bomb attack in Germany. Fatah Mohammed Abdullah, a 33-year-old from Newcastle, was charged Monday with encouraging another person to plow a car into crowds in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, the head of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari speaks to journalists after his speech at a conference called "A World Without Terror," in Tehran, Iran. Jafari has threatened to retaliate against neighboring Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates over a suicide car bombing on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 that killed 27 members of the elite organization. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
February 16, 2019 - 9:43 am
ISFAHAN, Iran (AP) — Dozens of comrades circled caskets on the back of trucks on Saturday as thousands of mourners attended a mass funeral for 27 elite Revolutionary Guard soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing this week in Iran's Sistan and Baluchistan province. Men rhythmically struck their...
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A protestor shouts slogans against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu, India, Friday, Feb.15, 2019. The death toll from a car bombing on the paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir has climbed at least 40, becoming the single deadliest attack in the divided region's volatile history, security officials said Friday. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
February 15, 2019 - 7:57 pm
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's prime minister warned of a "crushing response" to the suicide bombing of a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 41 people and was the deadliest in the divided region's volatile history. Prime Minister Narendra Modi placed the blame for Thursday...
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Map locates Sistan and Baluchistan in Iran.;
February 13, 2019 - 2:30 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A suicide car bomber claimed by an al-Qaida-linked group attacked a bus carrying members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard paramilitary force Wednesday, killing at least 20 people and wounding 20 others, state media reported. Tehran immediately linked the attack in Iran's...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 18, 2015 file photo, a victim is evacuated by rescue workers outside the Bardo musum in Tunis, Tunisia. A lawyer says Tunisian authorities have given seven suspects life in prison in the trial over two separate 2015 attacks in Tunisia that killed 60 people, mainly tourists. Samir Ben Amor says the verdicts Saturday Feb. 9, 2019, were for the deadly attack against the country's Bardo Museum and a massacre at a popular seaside resort. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi, File)
February 09, 2019 - 2:40 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities gave seven suspects life in prison and handed out other sentences Saturday in a trial for two 2015 attacks in Tunisia that killed 60 people, mainly tourists. Samir Ben Amor, the lawyer for one of the 44 defendants, said the verdicts were handed down for...
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Imen Triqui, one of the defense lawyers talks to the Associated Press outside the Hall of Justice in Tunis, Friday, Feb.8, 2019. More than 40 people have been summoned to face trial over Tunisia's deadliest attack in a Mediterranean resort in 2015 and the verdict in expected Friday Feb.8, 2019, more than 3-1/2 years after the attack on the Imperial Hotel in the beach resort of Sousse left 38 people dead, mostly British tourists (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
February 08, 2019 - 2:19 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A lawyer for suspects in two separate attacks in Tunisia that killed some 60 people, mainly tourists, offered condolences to the victims' families Friday. Twenty-four suspects, who have all denied any direct role in the attack, attended the final hearing of the trial over a...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2015 file photo, former Islamic militant, 30-year-old Badr al-Enezi, stands in a courtyard at the Mohammed bin Nayef Center for Advice, Counseling and Care, as the rehab center is formally known, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A new study published Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, by the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies is challenging the notion that jihadist fighters are necessarily disenfranchised and lacking opportunity, finding instead that most millennial Saudi jihadists were relatively well-educated, not driven purely by religious ideology and showed little interest in suicide bombings. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
February 07, 2019 - 9:03 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A new study by a Saudi research center is challenging the notion that jihadi fighters are necessarily disenfranchised and lacking opportunity. The study finds instead that most millennial Saudi jihadis were relatively well-educated, not driven purely by religious...
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January 30, 2019 - 8:39 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A lawyer in Norway says his 20-year-old Russian client, who was detained after allegedly stabbing a woman at a supermarket and accused of plotting an extremist attack, has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital. Ola Lunde also said in an interview with Norway's TV2...
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