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The Trump administration is preparing to designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi insurgents a terrorist organization before leaving office in January, fueling fears the move will disrupt international aid efforts and upend United Nations-brokered peace efforts between the Shiite movement and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government, according to several diplomatic sources, reported The Daily Beast.

 

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November 17, 2020

Trump White House planning to designate Yemen’s Houthis as terrorists

The Trump administration is preparing to designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi insurgents a terrorist organization before leaving office in January, fueling fears the move will disrupt international […]
July 12, 2020

Terrorist groups must be stopped from exploiting ‘fragilities’ caused by global health pandemic: United Nations

While the coronavirus has put the international community in the crosshairs of a crisis like no other since the founding of the United Nations 75 years ago, António […]
June 16, 2020

France kills al-Qaeda leader in Mali

France announced earlier this month that its armed forces had killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the emir of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) during a June 3 military […]
May 25, 2020

Islamic State launched 260 attacks during Ramadan

In the past month, since the start of Ramadan, Islamic State (also known as ISIS) has claimed responsibility for more than 260 attacks across Iraq, allegedly […]
May 15, 2020

Facebook reports a spike in terrorism takedowns

Facebook Inc on Tuesday reported a sharp increase in the number of posts it removed for promoting violence and hate speech across its apps, which it […]
April 11, 2020

Telegram deletes thousands of accounts and channels in latest purge against IS content

Telegram, the cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service, has deleted and banned hundreds and hundreds of accounts, channels and numbers in the latest purge […]
April 11, 2020

Chad pulls out of joint anti-terrorism missions in Lake Chad and Sahel

The President of Chad, Idriss Deby on Friday announced that his country was no longer going to take part in any anti-terrorism operations outside its territories.   […]
March 18, 2020

Islamic State advises its members to avoid Europe for jihad amid virus scare

After years of urging its terrorists to attack major European cities, Islamic State is now advising them to steer clear due to the coronavirus. New IS al-Naba newsletter contains […]
February 12, 2020

Palestinian Child Soldier Week seeks to raise awareness about the use of child soldiers in conflicts

A campaign to raise awareness about child soldiers used by militant groups in conflicts aims to highlight the plight of Palestinian children who are used by […]

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