Category: Islamic Terrorism/Extremism

PHILIPPE SOTTO, PARIS (AP) 11/25 — Five men arrested this week in two French cities were planning a terror attack in France as early as next week and were receiving their orders from an Islamic State group member based in Iraq or Syria,

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 11/16 — A Minnesota man described as a leader of a group of nine who plotted to travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State group was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge who said he didn’t believe the man’s tearful apologies and words of contrition.

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch counterterrorism coordinator is warning that if the Islamic State group’s self-declared caliphate collapses it could trigger an increase in jihadi fighters returning home and compound the threat of an extremist attack in the Netherlands.

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KIRSTEN GRIESHABER, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 11/08 — German authorities arrested five men Tuesday on allegations they aided the Islamic State group in Germany by recruiting members and providing financial and logistical help.

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