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Terrorism

It is impossible to say with certainty how many people holding Russian passports now fight for the Islamic State.
18 july 2015
The UAE foreign ministry has condemned the heinous crime committed by the terrorist group Daesh against Ethiopian citizens in Libya.
23 april 2015

The UAE fighter jets continued their air strikes against Houthi-controlled targets in Yemen's Sana'a and Ma'reb. The strikes are part of Operation: Al Hazm Storm, launched by the Arab coalition to protect the Yemeni people and their legitimate government from the violent and extremist Houthi militias.
15 may 2021
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, condemned in the strongest terms possible, the cowardly terrorist attack today in the Tunisian capital that resulted in the loss of innocent lives of foreign tourists and Tunisian citizens.
15 may 2021
Kuwaiti-born British national Mohammed Emwazi has been identified as the so-called Islamic State militant Jihadi John who has been seen in several videos decapitating captives.
15 may 2021
The United States has confirmed the death of aid worker and ISIL hostage Kayla Mueller. Her family say they are heartbroken.
02 november 2015
A video has been posted online purporting to show the beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by ISIL militants. Mr Goto, a journalist and filmmaker went to Syria last October in an attempt to secure the release of his compatriot Haruna Yukawa. He failed in his attempt and Mr Yukawa was murdered last week.


02 january 2015
Al-Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the carnage at Charlie Hebdo, calling it the blessed Battle of Paris. A video purportedly from the Islamist group, posted online, says it ordered the killings in revenge for caricatures insulting the Prophet Mohammad in the French satirical newspaper.
15 may 2021
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says there is no link at this stage between a deadly attack on Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo and a shooting on Thursday morning in Montrouge in which a police officer died from her injuries.
01 september 2015
The UAE Cabinet has approved a list of designated terrorist organisations and groups in implementation of Federal Law No. 7 for 2014 on combating terrorist crimes, issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the Cabinet's own resolution on the designation of terrorist organisations that provided for the publication of the lists in the media for the purposes of transparency and to raise awareness in society about these organisations.
15 may 2021