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Terrorism deaths down globally, but up in Africa: UN chief

United Nations | Xinhua | The number of deaths from terrorist attacks is down globally but increasing in Africa, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. “Sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 48 percent of deaths attributed to terrorist groups globally last year,” he told a meeting of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination …

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Biden says IS leader killed in U.S. raid in Syria

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden confirmed Thursday that the leader of the extremist group Islamic State (IS) has been killed by a U.S. counterterrorism raid in Syria. In a statement released by the White House, Biden said U.S. military forces carried out a successful operation in northwest …

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Terrorists gang up against Museveni

ADF, Islamic State, al-Shabaab working together COVER STORY | THE INDEPENDENT | The recent terror attacks in Kampala point to a change in tactics by the DR Congo-based Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and deeper Jihadi coordination with the Islamic State and al-Shabaab of Somalia. They apparently share training and technology …

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Islamic State say they carried out Kampala attack

🔴 UPDATE ➡ 3 suicide bombers blew themselves up ➡ Police say 4th suspected suicide bomber arrested ➡ 33 injured Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing on Tuesday in the Ugandan capital Kampala that killed three …

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JATT, CMI arrest 48 suspects in connection to bomb attacks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Anti-Terrorism Taskforce and Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence have arrested 48 people alleged to have been part of the group that planted two explosives last week leaving two people dead. The first Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off at a popular pork joint in …

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ADF, Islamic State responsible for Komamboga blast – CT director

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Counter Terrorism in Police, Abbas Byakagaba has said that the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF and Islamic State-IS are among the terror groups suspected to have planned last Saturday’s bomb blast at a bar in Komamboga. At least one person identified as Emily Nyinaneza …

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German court tries IS jihadist over Yazidi genocide

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP |  A man believed to have belonged to the Islamic State (IS) group goes on trial in Germany on Friday accused of genocide and murdering a child belonging to the Yazidi minority who he held as a slave. Identified only as Taha al-J., the 37-year-old …

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