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    Egyptian terror group Ansar Beit…

    Egyptian terror group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis pledges alliance to ISIS By Ian Lee and Sarah Sirgany, CNN 20 November 2014 A vehicle explodes. Two trucks full of armed men race closer to the resulting crater

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  • Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a news conference at the presidential palace in Cairo
    Egypt’s Sisi calls on West…

    Egypt's Sisi calls on West to support Libya to avoid new Syria, Iraq By Shadi Bushra, Stephen Kalin, and Omar Fahmy, Reuters 20 November 2014 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the United States

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    Thai fishermen convert boats to…

    Thai fishermen convert boats to cash in on human-smuggling By Amy Sawitta Lefevre, Reuters 20 November 2014 The smuggling of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar is so lucrative that Thai

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    US, Turkey Still Not in Sync on…

    US, Turkey Still Not in Sync on Syria By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press 21 November 2014 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey

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    Tunisians Are Shaken as Young…

    Tunisians Are Shaken as Young Women Turn to Extremism By Carlotta Gall, The New York Times 20 November 2014 Leila Mustapha Saidi returned home on a recent day to find her daughter Henda missing, along

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  • The mother of Bilel Kaabi, who died while fighting in the ranks of extremists in Iraq and Syria, shows a photo of her son during an interview with Reuters in the rural town of Oueslatia
    Jihadi wave tests Tunisia’s…

    Jihadi wave tests Tunisia's young democracy By Patrick Markey and Tarek Amara, Reuters 21 November 2014 Tunisians were used to seeing Nidhal Selmi belting around a stadium, proudly sporting his country's

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