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Yemen: Peace Talks Appear To Be All But Over

Peace talks that have been taking place over the past several months in Kuwait to end Yemen's civil war appear to be all but over, according to comments attributed to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Al Hadath reported July 25 Read more…

Germany: Ansbach Bomber Pledged Allegiance To Islamic State

The young Syrian man who detonated a suicide bomb outside a restaurant in Ansbach, Germany, on July 24 had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann said, Reuters reported July 25. Read more…

Japan: Prime Minister Puts Off Trip To Iran

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe canceled a trip to Iran set to take place in late August, government sources said July 25, Kyodo News reported. Read more…

Poland: Iraqi Man Arrested With Explosives

Polish authorities arrested a 48-year-old Iraqi man on July 24 and charged him with possession of explosives, prosecutors said, AP reported July 25. Read more…

U.K.: Scottish Leader Speaks On Possibility Of Independence Referendum

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said July 25 that she will begin preparations for a possible Scottish exit from the United Kingdom following the Brexit referendum, Reuters reported. Read more…

Brazil: 12th Suspect Arrested In Alleged Terrorism Plot

Brazilian police arrested a 12th suspect in a group that was allegedly planning to carry out attacks during the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, The Wall Street Journal reported July 25. Read more…

Mauritania: Arab League Summit Kicks Off

The annual Arab League summit began July 25 in Mauritania, with the fight against terrorism and the turmoil in Syria and Libya expected to top the agenda, Daily News Egypt reported. Read more…

U.S.: Mass Shooting At Florida Night Club Kills At Least 2

At least two people are dead and around 16 more are wounded after at least one shooter opened fire outside a Florida nightclub in Fort Myers early on the morning of July 25, police officials said, The New York Times reported. Read more…

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