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Unsettling details have emerged about the alleged killers of two Scandinavian backpackers decapitated in a terrorist attack in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains.

Moroccan authorities have made five new arrests linked to the murder a week ago of two Scandinavian women in the High Atlas mountains, the country's counter-terror chief said Monday.

There's no end in sight for the US government shutdown as President Donald Trump digs in his heels and demands funding for a wall on the border with Mexico.

Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump fly to Iraq in a blacked-out plane to visit US troops, as preparations continue to withdraw troops from neighbouring Syria.

The trip is his first to a conflict zone nearly two years into his presidency and days after announcing a pullout of American troops from Syria.