Counterterrorism

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 06:31
Tunisia’s Parliament voted overwhelmingly late Friday to pass an antiterrorism law after a pair of devastating attacks against tourists, but critics fear that the new legislation may endanger the country’s hard-won freedoms.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 07:10
Tunisian MPs on Wednesday began a three-day debate on a new anti-terrorism bill aimed at beefing up powers to confront an extremist threat following a spate of deadly attacks.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 06:19
The European Union promised Monday to boost political and economic support for Tunisia to ensure its transition to democracy is not derailed by last month's deadly attack on a tourist resort.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:49
A draft law in Egypt that would make it a crime to contradict the official version of terrorist attacks should be scrapped, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, calling the bill a "strike at the very heart of basic freedoms".
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:42
The Tunisian government hosted a security meeting with officials from the Group of 7 industrialized nations on Wednesday to discuss ways that they can further help the country deal with the growing threat of terrorism, officials here said.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 07:43
Turkey has blocked access to more than half a dozen Islamist news websites this week, prompting one group claiming allegiance to Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) to accuse Turkey of persecuting Muslims and warn of unspecified retaliation.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 08:03

This hearing will investigate whether the Government is doing enough to counter international and domestic terrorism and how to bolster U.S. efforts to counter violent extremism.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 06:54
Tunisia's interior minister said security forces had almost wiped out an Islamist militant group linked to al Qaeda during a crackdown launched after two deadly attacks on tourists.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 06:31
The United Arab Emirates is instituting an armed forces commission to supply financial and military aid to Arab allies for counterterrorism efforts.
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 06:54
History suggests that building a wall on the Libyan border might not be all that effective.

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