Al Qaeda calls to target 'vulnerable' U.S. rail network

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Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is encouraging followers in the West to carry out new mass casualty attacks, providing an in-depth tutorial on how to derail trains and listing dozens of ‘vulnerable’ train routes in the U.S. as example targets. Issue 17 of the terror group’s Inspire Magazine includes several articles detailing railways in…

Iran: Officials arrest 6 for teaching Zumba

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Government authorities arrested six individuals in Iran for allegedly teaching “Western dance moves,” including Zumba, and creating videos which they uploaded and posted on social media. The six, four men and two women, were reportedly detained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard officers in the town of Sharhoud in the northeastern Semnan province late Tuesday, according to…

ISIS claims responsibility for Ohio State car ramming, knife attack

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ISIS has claimed responsibility for a car ramming and knife attack at Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio, according to a social media post observed by The Foreign Desk. Posting on Telegram in Arabic, the terror group calls Ohio attacker Abdul Razak Ali Artan a “soldier of the Islamic State”and claims that he “carried…