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article 18 May 2015 World, Kenya
Al-Shabaab militant
Jamal Osman by How al-Shabaab is dividing communities in northern Kenya

Al-Shabaab militants killed 148 non-Muslim students in the northern Kenyan town of Garissa last month. Jamal Osman finds that a growing number of Christian residents are now fleeing the community.

article 04 May 2015 World, United States
News
Texas Mohammed cartoon attack: home of suspect raided

Police search the home of a suspected gunman who was shot dead in Texas after attacking a controversial event showing caricatures of the prophet Mohammed, organised by an anti-Islamic group.

article 23 April 2015 World, Afghanistan
News
Italian and US hostage die in US strike on Al-Qaeda compound

President Obama apologises to the families of hostages Giovanni Lo Porto and Dr Warren Weinstein, saying he takes "full responsibility" for their deaths during a US counterterrorism operation.

article 13 April 2015 World, Syria
Yarmouk residents queue for aid (Reuters)
Lindsey Hilsum by Islamic State 'withdraws from Yarmouk camp'

An activist inside Yarmouk camp in Damascus tells Channel 4 News that Islamic State militants have largely withdrawn from the centre of the camp and handed control to other jihadis.

article 28 March 2015 World, Syria
Image posted by rebel group from Idlib
Syria conflict: Islamist rebels 'capture' Idlib

Syrian rebels, including the al-Qaeda linked al-Nusrah Front, claim to have seized control of Idlib - capital of Syria's northwestern province.

article 24 January 2015 World, United States
Houthi fighters on patrol in Sana'a, Yemen
Why Yemen's political collapse matters

Yemen is currently without a president and a government after Shia rebels took over the capital Sana'a  causing ramifications for the region and the US's war on terror.

article 20 January 2015 World, United States
The British people should fight harder for the release of the Chilcot report into the Iraq war to curb
by Guantanamo lawyer: be careful after Paris attacks

The lawyer for a Guantanamo inmate says fear after the Paris attacks risks giving governments a licence to implement the sort of anti-terror legislation that saw her client wrongly detained.

video 17 January 2015 World, Greece

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Belgians arrested in Greece 'linked to terror plot'

Several Belgian citizens arrested in Greece may be linked to terror plot as hundreds of troops are deployed to protect high-risk sites across Belgium.

article 17 January 2015 World, Yemen
News
Yemeni president's chief of staff abducted by Houthi militia

Armed Shia militants belonging to Yemen's Houthi movement have seized Yemeni President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi's chief of staff in the capital city Sanaa.