Terrorist attacks

Sheikh Sulieman Ghanem, 75, receives medical treatment at Suez Canal University hospital in Ismailia, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, after he was injured during an attack on a mosque. Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing more than 200 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
November 24, 2017 - 6:22 pm
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The U.N. Security Council and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have condemned the deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in "the strongest terms" and called for the perpetrators to be brought to...
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The motorcade for President Donald Trump is seen, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Trump is en route to his Trump National Golf Club, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 24, 2017 - 5:59 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6 p.m. President Donald Trump says he turned down an interview and photo shoot for Time magazine's "Person of the Year" issue. In a Friday evening tweet, Trump says the magazine informed him he was "probably" going to...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017 file photo, women cry during the funeral for those killed in a Palm Sunday church attack in Alexandria Egypt, at the Mar Amina church. Egypt has been battling an insurgency in the Sinai led by an affiliate of the Islamic State group that intensified after the military’s 2013 ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood from power. Hundreds have been killed in what has become a grinding stalemate in Sinai. The militants have expanded their attacks to other parts of Egypt, carrying out deadly bombings of churches to terrorize the Christian minority and deadly gunbattles with security forces. (AP Photo/Samer Abdallah, File)
November 24, 2017 - 12:14 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack on Friday, when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people. Egypt has been battling an insurgency in the Sinai led by an affiliate of the Islamic State group...
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Hafiz Saeed, head of the Pakistani religious party, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, waves to his supporters at a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
November 24, 2017 - 7:24 am
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said. Hafiz Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the...
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November 24, 2017 - 1:44 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck a vehicle carrying the deputy provincial police chief in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Friday, killing him and his guard and wounding six others, police said. The bombing targeted Ashraf Noor, who also holds the rank of...
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An Afghan security policeman stands guard near a damaged bus after a suicide attack in Nangarhar province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. An Afghan official said the suicide attack killed eight people and wounded 17 in the country's eastern Nangarhar province. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
November 23, 2017 - 8:34 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide attack has killed eight people and wounded 17 in the country's eastern Nangarhar province. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the suicide bomber targeted a local police commander who was recently dismissed from...
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In this picture taken on May 4, 2017, Kausar Parveen comforts her child who was allegedly raped by a mullah or religious cleric, in Kehror Pakka, Pakistan. The Associated Press interviewed more than a dozen children or relatives of children who had been sexually assaulted by a maulvi or cleric at the madrassa where they studied. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
November 21, 2017 - 7:55 pm
KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. The boy had studied for a year at a nearby...
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This image taken from TV, shows the interior of a mosque after a deadly attack by a suicide bomber, in Mubi, Adamawa State, Nigeria, Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017. A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years. (AP Photo)
November 21, 2017 - 5:24 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years. Bloody debris covered the floor inside the mosque in...
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This image taken from TV, shows the interior of a mosque after a deadly attack by a suicide bomber, in Mubi, Adamawa State, Nigeria, Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017. A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years. (AP Photo)
November 21, 2017 - 4:35 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria suicide bombing (all times local): 10:35 p.m. The United States is condemning the attack on a mosque in northern Nigeria that killed at least 50 people. The statement by U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says "that the victims were targeted...
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FILE – This July 29, 2016, file photo, provided by the Boone County Jail in Burlington, Ky., shows Christopher Lee Cornell, of Green Township in suburban Cincinnati. Cornell, serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group, wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI. (Boone County Jail via AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 3:43 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI. Christopher Lee Cornell, 23, of suburban Cincinnati,...
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