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European ransoms now Al-Qaeda's major funding
Al-Qaeda is increasingly funding terror operations thanks to at least $125 million in ransom paid since 2008, largely by European governments to free western hostages, the New York Times reported.
The Islamic State Killing Fields
In what should be a time of happiness when Muslims mark the end of Ramadan, Islamist militants in Iraq celebrated Eid by releasing a video showing scenes of them carrying out genocide.
US terrorist database growing at rapid rate
The U.S. government is rapidly expanding the number of names it accepts for inclusion on its terrorist watch list, with more than 1.5 million added in the last five years, according to numbers divulged by the government in a civil lawsuit.
100 Hamas Rockets Hit Within Gaza
The Israel Defense Forces has counted at least 100 rockets fired by Hamas as striking within Gaza, publishing a map of the militants’ under-reported own-goals.
Hamas rejects Egypt truce offer, fires rockets
Hamas rejected an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Israel that was to take effect Tuesday, saying Cairo did not consult the group over the deal. Israel accepted the truce plan, but warned it would strike Gaza hard if Hamas didn't abide by it.
Violent Anti-Jewish Riots Rock Paris
Violent anti-Jewish riots in Paris on Sunday, sparked by Israel’s ongoing operation in Gaza to halt rocket attacks from the coastal enclave, left Jews in the French capital fearing for their lives.
North Korea tests 2 ballistic missiles
North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korean and Japanese media reported, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over its failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over ongoing U.S.
Sky gazers can look forward to 3 summer super moons
Last June, a full moon —called a "super moon" thanks to its size and brilliance— made headlines across the world because it was 14 per cent larger and 30 per cent brighter than other full moons that lit up the sky in 2013.
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