Al-Qaida

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U.S. tightens sanctions’ grip on terror networks

The Trump administration is strengthening U.S. authority to target terrorist networks and their financial supporters around the world.
Rex Tillerson at lectern (© AP Images)

Tillerson outlines ‘the way forward’ toward stable Syria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offers five goals to end the conflict in Syria in a speech at Stanford University in California.
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Extremist convicted for destroying Timbuktu shrines

The International Criminal Court found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in Timbuktu.