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  1. U.K. Woman Who Joined ISIS in Syria Asks High Court to Let Her Return Home Foreign, November 24

    Shamima Begum, who traveled to Syria in 2015 as a teenager and remains in detention there, is challenging a decision by the British authorities to revoke her citizenship.

  2. U.K. Woman Who Joined ISIS in Syria Asks High Court to Let Her Return Home Foreign, November 24

    Shamima Begum, who traveled to Syria in 2015 as a teenager and remains in detention there, is challenging a decision by the British authorities to revoke her citizenship.

  3. As Pompeo Prepared to Meet Afghan Warring Parties, New Attack Struck Kabul Foreign, November 21

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Doha, Qatar, met with representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban, who are at an impasse in peace talks.

  4. Somalia Worries That a U.S. Withdrawal Will Be Disastrous Foreign, November 18

    An elite commando unit supported by U.S. forces could fall apart, officials say, leaving the country more vulnerable to the Shabab and other terrorist groups.

  5. U.S. Troops Are Packing Up, Ready or Not Foreign, November 17

    The Pentagon has announced a reduction down to 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan before President-elect Biden takes office. Afghan officials fear the cuts will encourage the Taliban to keep fighting.

  6. Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia Washington, November 16

    Facing the end of his time in power, the president is pushing to accelerate withdrawals from counterterrorism conflicts. He campaigned on ending the longstanding wars.

  7. Austria’s Leader Seeks Crackdown on Islamist Terrorism After Attack Foreign, November 11

    Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced a set of legislative proposals that would make it easier to keep terrorists behind bars, close mosques and clamp down on funding for terrorists.

  8. With Village Beheadings, Islamic State Intensifies Attacks in Mozambique Foreign, November 11

    The United Nations called for an investigation into reports of many people beheaded in northern Mozambique, where Islamist insurgents have stepped up a brutal campaign.

  9. Attacks in France Point to a Threat Beyond Extremist Networks Foreign, November 6

    The most recent attackers were isolated, self-radicalized individuals. That has raised questions about the government’s response.

  10. Vienna Reels From a Rare Terrorist Attack World, November 3

    The gunman, who killed four people and wounded 23, had been arrested for trying to join ISIS, raising questions about whether he should have been closely watched.

  11. Vienna Reels From a Rare Terrorist Attack Foreign, November 3

    The gunman, who killed four people and wounded 23, had been arrested for trying to join ISIS, raising questions about whether he should have been closely watched.

  12. Deadly School Assault Catapults Kabul into Even More Despair Foreign, November 3

    With the Americans scheduled to leave Afghanistan under a deal with the Taliban, the carnage at Kabul University seemed to erase the nation’s hope.

  13. Vienna Terrorist Attack Live Updates: 4 Dead; Suspect Was ISIS ‘Sympathizer’ Foreign, November 3

    A gunman was killed, and the authorities say that there is no indication of any other attackers having been involved in the shooting rampage in central Vienna.

  14. Gunmen Storm Kabul University, Killing at Least 19 Foreign, November 2

    The siege lasted six hours as Afghan forces and U.S. commandos hunted and killed three gunmen. An Afghan branch of the Islamic State was reported to have claimed responsibility.

  15. Deadly Taliban Attack Probably Used Drone, a Worrisome Shift Foreign, November 1

    The strike targeted the governor’s compound in Kunduz, a province that has seen heavy fighting despite peace talks between Taliban and Afghan government negotiators.

  16. Greek Orthodox Priest Wounded in Lyon, France, Shooting Foreign, October 31

    An unknown assailant fired twice at the priest before fleeing the scene, authorities said. The attack came amid heightened tensions in France after an Islamist terrorist attack in Nice that left three dead.

  17. A Top Aide to Saddam Hussein Is Reported Dead Foreign, October 29

    Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who had eluded capture for 17 years, was Mr. Hussein’s right-hand man in a government that dealt brutally with Iraqi civilians and unleashed catastrophic regional wars.

  18. Trump Couldn’t Play the Tough Guy This Time Op Ed, October 28

    In 2016, he benefited from voters’ fear of terrorism. But this year, Americans are more worried about threats closer to home.