State Terrorism

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(1) Terrorism carried out or sponsored by a government, which involves deliberate attacks on civilians, for the purpose of attaining a political or religious goal
(2) Acts of violence committed by an official state, military or sponsored by a sovereign government outside of the context of a declared war, which target civilians or show a disregard for civilian life in attacking targets—either people or facilities
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DAVID Cameron and Russian president Vladimir Putin have agreed that their countries should "work together" in the fight against the Islamic State terror group, Downing Street has said.
London -- The so called Islamic State terror group threatened Britain with suicide bombings in a new video released as British MPs voted to extend airstrikes to Syria earlier this week, British media reported on Sunday.
Labour abuse: Pages 4&5 DEBATE OVER NAME OF ENEMY IS 'STUPID The debate over what to call the Islamic State terror group is "utterly pointless", a defence expert has said.
As political leaders it is our moral obligation to assess what will be most effective in keeping British people safe and to end the scourge of Islamic State terror.
Mr Cameron has urged MPs from all parties to unite behind British air strikes against the Islamic State terror group in Syria.
DAVID Cameron last night called for a Commons vote tomorrow on air strikes against the Islamic State terror group.
DAVID Cameron is to start the countdown to UK military action in Syria by telling Cabinet colleagues he is recommending a House of Commons vote tomorrow on air strikes against the Islamic State terror group.
Davutoglou said the refugees are "victims of state terror by Assad regime and by terrorist Daesh (ISIL) group," and underlined that without a solution to the Syrian conflict the refugee crisis cannot be solved.
As for [Syrian President Bashar al-] Assad, who has killed now 380,000 of his own people, he is a perpetrator of state terror.
LEADERS of the world's biggest economies have vowed to co-operate in the fight against terror, after a two-day summit overshadowed by the Islamic State terror attacks in Paris.
In his recent statement, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is cynically exploiting the pain of the innocent victims of Daesh terrorism in Paris in order to create a misleading linkage and to justify Israeli state terror against the Palestinian people, while presenting Israel as the victim.
The first British national was con-firmed dead as details began to emerge of the Islamic State terror cell responsible for the marauding attack in the French capital.
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