Terrorism

June 14, 2018 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — France's interior ministry says that two terrorism suspects are facing preliminary charges over preparations for an unspecified attack in the name of the Islamic State group. The ministry said Thursday that the two men, aged 21 and 22, were charged on Tuesday by an anti-terrorist judge...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017 file photo, Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office in Bnei Brak, east Tel Aviv, Israel. Erdan said prior to a security conference opening Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Israel, that authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media, sifting through vast amounts of data and identifying prospective assailants ahead of time. While the technology appears to be effective, its tactics drew angry Palestinian condemnation and have raised questions about civil liberties. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
June 12, 2018 - 7:42 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time, according to Israel's public security minister. These pre-emptive actions put Israel at the forefront...
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June 11, 2018 - 10:29 am
PARIS (AP) — A man linked to the sprawling Islamic State network that carried out deadly attacks in Brussels and Paris is facing new charges. A French judicial official said Osama Krayem was charged Monday with a series of terrorism offenses in the November 2015 attacks in Paris, including...
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In this June 7, 2018 photo, One World Trade Center towers over its neighbors, including 3 World Trade Center, center, an 80-story office building in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 10, 2018 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An 80-story office building set to open this week at the World Trade Center will be the third completed skyscraper at the site where the twin towers stood. Monday's ribbon-cutting for the 1,079-foot (329-meter) 3 World Trade Center marks a major step in the rebuilding of the site,...
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June 10, 2018 - 1:53 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency says members of the powerful Revolutionary Guard have killed six terrorism suspects near the border with Iraq. IRNA's Sunday report quotes Gen. Mohammad Pakpour, chief of the Guard's ground forces, as saying that his forces also injured another three...
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In this photo released on Sunday, June 10, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks during an interview with the Daily Mail, in Damascus, Syria. In the interview Assad said the West is fueling the devastating war in his country, now in its eighth year, with the aim of toppling him. Assad said that Western nations have lied about chemical attacks in Syria and supported terrorist groups there, while Russia has supported his government against the foreign "invasion." (SANA via AP)
June 10, 2018 - 11:49 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview published Sunday that the West is fueling the devastating war in his country, now in its eighth year, with the aim of toppling him. Assad told The Mail on Sunday that Western nations have lied about chemical attacks in Syria and...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province Sunday, June 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
June 10, 2018 - 3:56 am
QINGDAO, China (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's remarks at a summit of the Chinese- and Russian-dominated Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the eastern city of Qingdao (all times local): ___ 3:35 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says it wasn't his country's decision...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 201, file photo, Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks during the integration ceremony of TAPI pipeline in Herat city, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan Taliban have announced a three-day cease-fire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier cease-fire announcement by the government. Ghani on Thursday, June 7, 2018 announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday. (AP Photo/Hamed Sarfarazi)
June 09, 2018 - 11:42 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier cease-fire announcement by the government. A statement released Saturday by the Taliban said that they...
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June 08, 2018 - 5:51 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Afghan government's unilateral halt to attacks on the Taliban is giving U.S. counterterrorism forces a chance to intensify combat operations against Islamic State-affiliated extremists in eastern Afghanistan, the top U.S. general in Kabul said Friday. Army Gen. John Nicholson,...
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In this April 1, 2018, photo, a vendor waits for customers at a special trade zone along Kazakhstan's border with China near Khorgos. China will seek to further promote its economic links with Central Asia during this weekend's summit of the China and Russia-dominated Shanghai Cooperation Organization. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 07, 2018 - 11:39 pm
KHORGOS, Kazakhstan (AP) — At this remote crossing point along China's border with Kazakhstan, mountains rise behind cranes shifting cargo containers from Chinese trains to cars on narrower track used in the states of the former Soviet Union. It's all part of a day's work at the bustling Khorgos...
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