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Indian IS operative knew Paris bombing accused, reveals NIA investigation
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Indian IS operative knew Paris bombing accused, reveals NIA investigation

Subahani Haja Moideen, an Indian alleged to be an Islamic State (IS) operative, knew the terrorists who carried out the attack inside a theatre in Paris in November 2015 killing over 100 people

Al-Qaeda 2.0? Meet Abu Mus’ab al-Suri and his grand strategy for the Islamic State
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Al-Qaeda 2.0? Meet Abu Mus’ab al-Suri and his grand strategy for the Islamic State

There is a remarkable link between Abu Mus’ab al-Suri's strategic theory — to which Al-Qaeda never quite warmed up — and the relatively-later phenomenon of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria that morphed into the IS we know today

Paris attacks victims to file charges against French government for failing to prevent attacks
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Paris attacks victims to file charges against French government for failing to prevent attacks

The victims of the 2015 Paris attacks, intend to file charges against the French government, their lawyer has said.

France, US had intel about Paris attacks; failed to catch ringleader
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France, US had intel about Paris attacks; failed to catch ringleader

France changed its military strategy and started airstrikes in Syria last year because of concerns months before the attacks on Paris that ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud was plotting to target a concert and take hostages, according to a French newspaper report.

Third body found at site of police raid in Paris, say prosecutors
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Third body found at site of police raid in Paris, say prosecutors

A third body has been found in the rubble of an apartment where the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks was killed in a fierce shootout with police, prosecutors said on Friday.

Suspected Paris terror attacks 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in police raid: Prosecutor
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Suspected Paris terror attacks 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in police raid: Prosecutor

The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris was killed in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city prosecutor's office announced on Thursday.

Flashpoint France: Country at risk of attack from 'chemical or biological weapons', says PM Manuel Valls
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Flashpoint France: Country at risk of attack from 'chemical or biological weapons', says PM Manuel Valls

France PM Manuel Valls warned of the danger of an attack in France using "chemical or biological weapons".

The perpetrators of the Paris attacks are less jihadis than criminals, just like most of the Islamic State
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The perpetrators of the Paris attacks are less jihadis than criminals, just like most of the Islamic State

The perpetrators of the attack on Paris have confirmed what has been widely believed: Most of the Islamic State terrorists have nothing to do with religion or ideology; they are petty criminals and sociopaths looking for power and violence on the pretext of jihad. Islam is just a cover for their murderous intent.

Until DNA tests, prosecutor refuses to confirm if Paris attacks 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in raid
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Until DNA tests, prosecutor refuses to confirm if Paris attacks 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in raid

French experts are working to establish whether the suspected ring leader of the 13 November Paris attacks was among those killed in a police raid on a flat in the suburb of Saint Denis, media reports said on Thursday.

US warned France in May about Paris attacks 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud
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US warned France in May about Paris attacks 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud

US intelligence warned in May that the Islamic State had developed the capability to carry out the kind of coordinated operation seen during the Paris attacks and explicitly picked out the alleged mastermind.

Paris attacks: Cops conduct massive raid but fate of 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud still unknown
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Paris attacks: Cops conduct massive raid but fate of 'mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud still unknown

The fate of the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was unknown Wednesday after a massive police raid in a suburb of the city that left at least two dead, including a female suicide bomber.

Anti-terror Op Live: With 2 deaths, 7 arrests Paris raid concludes; Hollande says France at war with terrorism
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Anti-terror Op Live: With 2 deaths, 7 arrests Paris raid concludes; Hollande says France at war with terrorism

Men were still holed up in an apartment in northern Paris on Wednesday after shooting broke out during a raid by anti-terrorist police investigating the Paris attacks, police sources said.

Paris attack aftermath: Two killed, 5 arrested after police raid in Saint-Denis
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Paris attack aftermath: Two killed, 5 arrested after police raid in Saint-Denis

A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up today as heavily armed police tried to storm a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up, police said.

Paris shootout as it unfolds: Woman in explosive vest among 3 killed in police raid
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Paris shootout as it unfolds: Woman in explosive vest among 3 killed in police raid

Men were still holed up in an apartment in northern Paris on Wednesday after shooting broke out during a raid by anti-terrorist police investigating the Paris attacks, police sources said.