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# counterterrorism

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# info
Charlie Flanagan says data from airlines will be 'invaluable' in combating terrorism
Air carriers are now obliged to provide EU member states with passenger information.
# us raids
Raids show terrorists "can run but they can't hide" --- John Kerry
US forces captured a suspect in the 1988 US embassy bombings during a raid in Libya. Another raid, targeting a militant in Somalia, was aborted after a gun battle.
# counterterrorism
US stages raids targeting Islamist leaders in Africa
A Libyan militant suspected in the 1998 US embassy bombings was captured by US forces. A leader of the Shabab group was targeted in southern Somalia in a second raid.
# London
Syria-related terror arrest at Heathrow
The man, 24, was was taken into custody by counterterrorism officers after immigration officials stopped him once he arrived on a flight from Bahrain this morning.
# Osama bin Laden
Bin Laden papers to be released online
Some of the documents taken by US Navy SEALs during their raid on bin Laden’s compound have been declassified.
# Surveillance
Plans for UK web monitoring could affect Irish users
It’s reported that the UK government is seeking the power to monitor calls, texts, emails and web visits under new legislation.
Biden: Authorities pursuing unconfirmed terror threat
The CIA has briefed the country’s leaders about a planned terrorist threat targeting New York City or Washington DC by three individuals in the country.