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The government approved the deployment of some 330 troops to Mali; up to 180 of them will participate in the European Union training mission. Two Iranian men were charged in Frankfurt state court with smuggling dozens of German-made motors to Iran for its Ababil III drone, which is used for both surveillance and attacks.

Divided Nomads Cloud Mali Mission

Code Name 'Murat': What Germany Knew About Ankara Bomber

Giving up: Der Spiegel is pulling out its only correspondent from Pakistan

Suicide Attack: German Prosecutors Were Probing Ankara Bomber

Report: German check bust man is ex-Iran bank head

German intelligence confirmed that Abu Azzam, a German believed to be a radical Salafist who moved to Egypt last year, posted a video threatening to kill Chancellor Merkel and blow up the Reichstag. The jihadist's threats were made in the name of Osama bin Laden and also included a threat to US President Obama.

As NATO Prepares for Afghan Withdrawal, Uzbekistan Seeks War's Leftovers

Drone Strike Lawsuit Raises Concerns on Intelligence Sharing

'Darker Sides': The Vast Islamist Sanctuary of 'Sahelistan'

Pakistan still global jihad hub

The government is planning to deploy armed drones in foreign conflicts. So far, Germany has used only unarmed drones in conflict areas such as Afghanistan. Armed drones would give Germany the ability to "confront opposing forces with a permanent and unpredictable threat that would limit their ability to act."

Germany Abroad: 'Mealy-Mouthed' Foreign Policy Angers Allies

Ivory Coast Leader: 'Germany Should Also Send Troops to Mali'

'Lion of the Desert': Ex-Partner of Germany Leads Malian Islamists

French Mission in Mali Puts Germany in a Tight Spot

The Foreign Ministry said Germany would provide cargo planes and medical personnel to assist France in the military intervention in Mali, but ruled out deploying troops. Germany remains involved in European Union planning for a military training mission in Mali.

West Scrambles to Counter Islamist Offensive

Civil War threatens Afghanistan as NATO prepares to leave

Jihadist rapper Denis Cuspert of the banned terrorist group Millatu Ibrahim released a chant via the Global Islamic Media Front urging support for jihadists in Chechnya and noting that Chechens are fighting in Syria, Iraq, and "everywhere." An Indian man in Bonn was allegedly attacked by two Islamists who tried to cut out his tongue after demanding that he convert to Islam.