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    78 terrorist attacks White House says were ‘underreported’

    President Donald Trump speaks to members of military during his first visit to the headquarters of the U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Monday Feb. 6, 2017. ()
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    President Donald Trump on Monday.

    The White House on Monday night released a list of 78 terrorist attacks in response to an assertion earlier in the day by President Donald Trump that the ‘‘very dishonest press’’ often doesn’t report on them.

    The list, which includes domestic and overseas incidents, starts in September 2014. It includes some very heavily covered news events, including last year’s attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and the series of attacks in Paris in 2015.

    But the White House asserted that most of incidents on the list were under-covered by Western media sources.

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    During an appearance at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Trump sought to make the case for the need to be vigilant at a time when legal action looms over his now-frozen ban on travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Trump cited a series of attacks in the United States and in Europe as he spoke of the dangers of ‘‘radical Islamic terrorists.’’

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    ‘‘In many cases, the very, very dishonest press doesn’t want to report it,’’ Trump said. ‘‘They have their reasons, and you understand that.’’

    White House spokesman Sean Spicer later told reporters that Trump believes attacks are not ‘‘unreported’’ but ‘‘underreported.’’

    ‘‘He felt members of the media don’t always cover some of those events to the extent that other events might get covered,’’ Spicer told reporters traveling on Air Force One.

    Later Monday, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said ‘‘the real point here is that these terrorists attacks are so pervasive at this point that they do not spark the wall-to-wall coverage they once did.’’

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    ‘‘If you look back just a few years ago, any one of these attacks would have been ubiquitous in every news outlet, and now they’re happening so often -- at a rate of more than once every two weeks, according to the list we sent around -- that networks are not devoting to each of them the same level of coverage they once did,’’ she said.

    Here’s the entire last, unedited, as released by the White House:

    TIMELINE: September, 2014 - December, 2016

    NUMBER OF ATTACKS: 78

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

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    September, 2014

    TARGET: Two police officers wounded in knife attack

    ATTACKER: Abdul Numan Haider

    TIZI OUZOU, ALGERIA

    September, 2014

    TARGET: One French citizen beheaded

    ATTACKER: Jund al-Khilafah in Algeria

    QUEBEC, CANADA

    October, 2014

    TARGET: One soldier killed and one wounded in vehicle attack

    ATTACKER: Martin Couture-Rouleau

    OTTAWA, CANADA

    October, 2014

    TARGET: One soldier killed at war memorial; two wounded in shootings at Parliament building

    ATTACKER: Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

    NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA

    October, 2014

    TARGET: Two police officers wounded in knife attack

    ATTACKER: US person

    RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA

    November, 2014

    TARGET: One Danish citizen wounded in shooting

    ATTACKERS: Three Saudi Arabia-based ISIL members

    ABU DHABI, UAE

    DATE: December 2014

    TARGET: One American killed in knife attack

    ATTACKER: Dalal al-Hashimi

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

    December, 2014

    TARGET: Two Australians killed in hostage taking and shooting

    ATTACKER: Man Haron Monis

    TOURS, FRANCE

    December, 2014

    TARGET: Three police officers wounded in knife attack

    ATTACKER: Bertrand Nzohabonayo

    PARIS, FRANCE

    January, 2015

    TARGET: One police officer and four hostages killed in shooting at a kosher supermarket

    ATTACKER: Amedy Coulibaly

    TRIPOLI, LIBYA

    January, 2015

    TARGET: Ten killed, including one US citizen, and five wounded in bombing and shooting at a hotel frequented by westerners

    ATTACKERS: As many as five ISIL-Libya members

    RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA

    January, 2015

    TARGET: Two US citizens wounded in shooting

    ATTACKER: Saudi Arabia-based ISIL supporter

    NICE, FRANCE

    February, 2015

    TARGET: Two French soldiers wounded in knife attack outside a Jewish community center

    ATTACKER: Moussa Coulibaly

    COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

    February, 2015

    TARGET: One civilian killed in shooting at a free-speech rally and one security guard killed outside the city’s main synagogue

    ATTACKER: Omar Abdel Hamid el-Hussein

    TUNIS, TUNISIA

    March, 2015

    TARGET: 21 tourists killed, including 16 westerners, and 55 wounded in shooting at the Bardo Museum

    ATTACKERS: Two ISIL-aligned extremists

    KARACHI, PAKISTAN

    April, 2015

    TARGET: One US citizen wounded in knife attack

    ATTACKERS: Pakistan-based ISIL supporters

    PARIS, FRANCE

    April, 2015

    TARGET: Catholic churches targeted; one civilian killed in shooting, possibly during an attempted carjacking

    ATTACKER: Sid Ahmed Ghlam

    ZVORNIK, BOSNIA

    April, 2015

    TARGET: One police officer killed and two wounded in shooting

    ATTACKER: Nerdin Ibric

    GARLAND, TX, USA

    May, 2015

    TARGET: One security guard wounded in shooting at the Prophet Muhammad cartoon event

    ATTACKERS: Two US persons

    BOSTON, MA, USA

    June, 2015

    TARGET: No casualties; one police officer attacked with knife

    ATTACKER: US person

    EL GORA (AL JURAH), EGYPT

    June, 2015

    TARGET: No casualties; camp used by Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) troops attacked in shooting and bombing attack

    ATTACKERS: Unknown number of ISIL-Sinai members

    LUXOR, EGYPT

    June, 2015

    TARGET: One police officer killed by suicide bomb near the Temple of Karnak

    ATTACKER: Unidentified

    SOUSSE, TUNISIA

    June, 2015

    TARGET: 38 killed and 39 wounded in shooting at a beach frequented by westerners

    ATTACKERS: Seifeddine Rezgui and another unidentified attacker

    LYON, FRANCE

    June, 2015

    TARGET: One civilian killed in beheading and explosion at a chemical plant

    ATTACKER: Yasin Salhi

    CAIRO, EGYPT

    July, 2015

    TARGET: One killed and nine wounded in VBIED attack at Italian Consulate

    ATTACKER: Unidentified ISIL operatives

    CAIRO, EGYPT

    July, 2015

    TARGET: One Croatian national kidnapped; beheaded on August 12 at an unknown location

    ATTACKER: Unidentified ISIL-Sinai operative

    PARIS, FRANCE

    August, 2015

    TARGET: Two civilians and one US soldier wounded with firearms and knife on a passenger train

    ATTACKER: Ayoub el-Khazzani

    EL GORA, EGYPT

    September, 2015

    TARGET: Four US and two MFO troops wounded in IED attack

    ATTACKER: Unidentified

    DHAKA, BANGLADESH

    September, 2015

    TARGET: One Italian civilian killed in shooting

    ATTACKER: Unidentified

    COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

    September, 2015

    TARGET: One police officer wounded in knife attack

    ATTAKER: Palestinian national

    EL GORA, EGYPT

    October, 2015

    TARGET: No casualties; airfield used by MFO attacked with rockets

    ATTAKER: Unidentified ISIL-Sinai operatives

    PARRAMATTA, AUSTRALIA

    October, 2015

    TARGET: One police officer killed in shooting

    ATTAKER: Farhad Jabar

    RANGPUR, BANGLADESH

    October, 2015

    TARGET: One Japanese civilian killed in shooting

    ATTAKER: Unidentified

    HASANAH, EGYPT

    October, 2015

    TARGET: 224 killed in downing of a Russian airliner

    ATTAKER: Unidentified ISIL-Sinai operatives

    MERCED, CA, US

    November, 2015

    TARGET: Four wounded in knife attack on a college campus

    ATTAKER: US person

    PARIS, FRANCE

    November, 2015

    TARGET: At least 129 killed and approximately 400 wounded in series of shootings and IED attacks

    ATTAKERS: Brahim Abdelslam, Saleh Abdeslam, Ismail Mostefai, Bilal Hadfi, Samy Amimour, Chakib Ahrouh, Foued Mohamed Aggad, and Abdelhamid Abaaoud

    DINAJPUR, BANGLADESH

    November, 2015

    TARGET: One Italian citizen wounded in shooting

    ATTAKER: Unidentified

    RAJLOVAC, BOSNIA

    December, 2015

    TARGET: Two Bosnian soldiers killed in shooting

    ATTAKER: Enes Omeragic

    SAN BERNADINO, CA, US

    December, 2015

    TARGET: 14 killed and 21 wounded in coordinated firearms attack

    ATTAKERS: Two US persons

    LONDON, ENGLAND, UK

    December, 2015

    TARGET: Three wounded in knife attack at an underground rail station

    ATTAKER: Muhyadin Mire

    DERBENT, RUSSIA

    December, 2015

    TARGET: One killed and 11 wounded in shooting at UN World Heritage site

    ATTAKER: Unidentified ISIL-Caucasus operative

    CAIRO, EGYPT

    January, 2016

    TARGET: Two wounded in drive-by shooting outside a hotel frequented by tourists

    ATTAKERS: Unidentified ISIL operatives

    PARIS, FRANCE

    January, 2016

    TARGET: No casualties; attacker killed after attempted knife attack on Paris police station

    ATTAKER: Tarek Belgacem

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

    January, 2016

    TARGET: One police officer wounded in shooting

    ATTAKER: US person

    HURGHADA, EGYPT

    January, 2016

    TARGET: One German and one Danish national wounded in knife attack at a tourist resort

    ATTAKER: Unidentified

    MARSEILLES, FRANCE

    January, 2016

    TARGET: One Jewish teacher wounded in machete attack

    ATTAKER: 15 year-old Ethnic Kurd from Turkey

    ISTANBUL, TURKEY

    January, 2016

    TARGET: 12 German tourists killed and 15 wounded in suicide bombing

    ATTAKER: Nabil Fadli

    JAKARTA, INDONESIA

    January, 2016

    TARGET: Four civilians killed and more than 20 wounded in coordinated bombing and firearms attacks near a police station and a Starbucks

    ATTAKERS: Dian Joni Kurnaiadi, Muhammad Ali, Arif Sunakim, and Ahmad Muhazan bin Saron

    COLUMBUS, OH, US

    February, 2016

    TARGET: Four civilians wounded in machete attack at a restaurant

    ATTAKER: US person

    HANOVER, GERMANY

    February, 2016

    TARGET: One police officer wounded in knife attack

    ATTAKER: Safia Schmitter

    ISTANBUL, TURKEY

    March, 2016

    TARGET: Four killed and 36 wounded in suicide bombing in the tourist district

    ATTAKER: Mehmet Ozturk

    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

    March, 2016

    TARGET: At least 31 killed and 270 wounded in coordinated bombings at Zaventem Airport and on a subway train

    ATTAKERS: Khalid el-Bakraoui, Ibrahim el-Bakraoui, Najim Laachraoui, Mohammed Abrini, and Osama Krayem

    ESSEN, GERMANY

    April, 2016

    TARGET: Three wounded in bombing at Sikh temple

    ATTAKERS: Three identified minors

    ORLANDO, FL, US

    June, 2016

    TARGET: 49 killed and 53 wounded in shooting at a nightclub

    ATTAKER: US person

    MAGNANVILLE, FRANCE

    June, 2016

    TARGET: One police officer and one civilian killed in knife attack

    ATTAKER: Larossi Abballa

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN

    June, 2016

    TARGET: 14 killed in suicide attack on a bus carrying Canadian Embassy guards

    ATTAKER: ISIL-Khorasan operative

    ISTANBUL, TURKEY

    June, 2016

    TARGET: 45 killed and approximately 240 wounded at Ataturk International Airport

    ATTACKERS: Rakhim Bulgarov, Vadim Osmanov, and an unidentified ISIL operative

    DHAKA, BANGLADESH

    July, 2016

    TARGET: 22 killed, including one American and 50 wounded after hours-long siege using machetes and firearms at holy Artisan Bakery

    ATTACKERS: Nibras Islam, Rohan Imtiaz, Meer Saameh Mubasheer, Khairul Islam Paye, and Shafiqul Islam Uzzal

    NICE, FRANCE

    July, 2016

    TARGET: 84 civilians killed and 308 wounded by an individual who drove a truck into a crowd

    ATTACKER: Mohamed Bouhlel

    WURZBURG, GERMANY

    July, 2016

    TARGET: Four civilians wounded in axe attack on a train

    ATTACKER: Riaz Khan Ahmadzai

    ANSBACH, GERMANY

    July, 2016

    TARGET: At least 15 wounded in suicide bombing at a music festival

    ATTACKER: Mohammad Daleel

    NORMANDY, FRANCE

    July, 2016

    TARGET: One priest killed in knife attack

    ATTACKERS: Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik Nabil Petitjean

    CHALEROI, BELGIUM

    August, 2016

    TARGET: Two police officers wounded in machete attack

    ATTACKER: Khaled Babouri

    QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

    August, 2016

    TARGET: Two killed and one wounded in knife attack at a hostel frequented by Westerners

    ATTACKER: Smail Ayad

    COPENHAGEN, DENMAKR

    September, 2016

    TARGET: Two police officers and a civilian wounded in shooting

    ATTACKER: Mesa Hodzic

    PARIS, FRANCE

    September, 2016

    TARGET: One police officer wounded in raid after VBIED failed to detonate at Notre Dame Cathedral

    ATTACKERS: Sarah Hervouet, Ines Madani, and Amel Sakaou

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

    September, 2016

    TARGET: One civilian wounded in knife attack

    ATTACKER: Ihsas Khan

    CLOUD, MN, US

    September, 2016

    TARGET: 10 wounded in knife attack in a mall

    ATTACKER: Dahir Ahmed Adan

    NEW YORK, NY; SEASIDE PARK AND ELIZABETH, NJ, US

    September, 2016

    TARGET: 31 wounded in bombing in New York City; several explosive devices found in New York and New Jersey; one exploded without casualty at race in New Jersey; one police officer wounded in shootout

    ATTACKER: Ahmad Khan Rahami

    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

    October, 2016

    TARGET: Two police officers wounded in stabbing

    ATTACKER: Belgian national

    KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT

    TARGET: No casualties; vehicle carrying three US soldiers hit by a truck

    ATTACKER: Ibrahim Sulayman

    MALMO, SWEDEN

    October, 2016

    TARGET: No casualties; mosque and community center attacked with Molotov cocktail

    ATTACKER: Syrian national

    HAMBURG, GERMANY

    October, 2016

    TARGET: One killed in knife attack

    ATTACKER: Unknown

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES

    November, 2016

    TARGET: No casualties; failed IED attempt near US Embassy

    ATTACKERS: Philippine nationals aligned with the Maute group

    COLUMBUS, OH, US

    November, 2016

    TARGET: 14 wounded by individuals who drove a vehicle into a group of pedestrians and attacked them with a knife

    ATTACKER: US person

    N’DJAMENA, CHAD

    November, 2016

    TARGET: No casualties; attacker arrested after opening fire at entrance of US Embassy

    ATTACKER: Chadian national

    KARAK, JORDAN

    December, 2016

    TARGET: 10 killed and 28 wounded in shooting at a tourist site

    ATTACKERS: Several gunmen

    BERLIN, GERMANY

    December, 2016

    TARGET: 12 killed and 48 wounded by individual who drove truck into a crowded market

    ATTACKER: Anis Amri