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Europe Faces Weight of Terrorism in Wake of Deadly Manchester Suicide Bombing

Editor’s note: The views expressed by guest columnists are not necessarily those of The Costa Rica Star, its advertisers, or its staff.  No sooner had President Donald Trump spoken about the continuing threat of radical Islam in Saudi Arabia – the heart of Islam -- a lone suicide bomber walked right up to a pop-music concert in Manchester, England and blew himself up along with 22 others, mostly ...

Trump Addresses Arab Summit, Says Islamic Extremism Must End

Editor’s note: The views expressed by guest columnists are not necessarily those of The Costa Rica Star, its advertisers, or its staff.  By Britt Nelson On his first trip abroad President Donald Trump sure had the entire world’s attention Sunday, including all the terrorists, when he addressed 55 leaders of Muslim-majority counties, representing more than 1.5 billion Muslims -- at a go...

July 4 Suicide Bombings Included U.S. Consulate in Saudi Arabia

Wikimedia Commons Four police officers were killed and five others wounded Monday in a suicide bombing near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, the Saudi interior ministry said.   The attacker detonated explosives taped to his body when police intercepted him as he was walking toward the mosque that holds the remains of the prophet Muhammad.   The blast occurred shortly ahead...

Release of classified info on foreign support of 9/11 attacks seems imminent

(FILE) WASHINGTON (VOA) Nearly 15 years after terrorists hijacked four passenger jets and crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., and a farm field in Pennsylvania, 28 pages detailing foreign support for the attackers could soon be made public. Only a select group of U.S. officials have read the highly classified document, which has been l...