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In France, some 500 jihadists handed heavy jail sentences at the beginning of the 2000s are set to be released before 2020 after serving their time. Photo: Stephane De Sakutin / AFP
In France, some 500 jihadists handed hea […]

Jailbird jihadists, a security threat for Europe

Already wrestling with a constantly-evolving terror threat, European intelligence agencies spy a new problem on the horizon: hundreds of jihadists due to be released from prison.
A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul on March 1, 2017. Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP
A member of the Iraqi forces walks past […]

Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS group

An Iraqi court says it has condemned to death by hanging a German woman of Moroccan origin after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group.
Passers-by leave flowers and candles at the spot where a French police officer was killed in an attack on the 20 April 2017 in Paris, France, 22 April 2017. The country heads to the polls tomorrow to elect its next president. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa
Passers-by leave flowers and candles at […]

Paris tourism rebounds after terror attacks

Tourism is on the rise in France after two years of deadly terrorist attacks that hurt one of the country’s major economic motors.