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Mar 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from SOFREP: There are a lot of puzzled expressions on people’s faces when it comes to the subject of the late Osama Bin Laden and why the White House has not authorized the release of any pictures of the body. Photographs and video were released of Saddam Hussein’s hanging, as well as post-mortem ...

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Mar 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Long War Journal: Mohammed Zammar, the al Qaeda operative responsible for recruiting the suicide-hijack pilots for the 9/11 attacks, has reportedly been freed inside Syria. Zammar's freedom was reported by Zaid Benjamin, the Washington correspondent for Radio Sawa, on his Twitter feed on Mar. 2. Writing for Al-Monitor, John Rosenthal cited multiple sources confirming ...

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Mar 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Israel National News: Israel is displaying the weapons cache from the Iranian shipment to Gaza on Monday, in a bid to show the international community the 'true face' behind the Islamic Republic. The IDF spokesperson's office announced Sunday that the Klos C ship, which docked in Eilat over the weekend, has been unloaded ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

(Reuters) - The United States recently sent a small number of special forces soldiers to Jordan to train with counterparts from Iraq and Jordan, a new step in the Obama administration's effort to help Baghdad stamp out a resurgent al Qaeda threat, a U.S. defense official said on Friday. The U.S. contingent was dispatched to take ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Most people know SEAL Team 6 killed Osama bin Laden, but few know what happened afterwards, and why. On Aug. 6 2011, members of SEAL Team 6 engaged in another covert raid in Afghanistan. As they approached the drop zone, Taliban forces attacked using rocket propelled grenades. The CH-47 carrying the ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Russian troops seized a military hospital and a missile base in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea Monday, in the latest show of force in the battle for the country’s disputed future. Pro-Russian militias joined Russian troops in taking over the hospital in Simferopol -- the region’s main administrative city -- herding staff ...

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Related: 50 Passenger-Filled Cars Set Ablaze As 45 Die In Iraq Suicide Bombing Baghdad (AFP) - Saudi Arabia and Qatar are supporting militant groups in Iraq and have effectively declared war on the country, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said as nationwide violence left 15 dead Saturday. The rare direct attack on the Sunni Gulf powers, with ...

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Mar 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: Two daughters of the King of Saudi Arabia claim they and their sisters have been held prisoner in the royal palace for 13 years. Princesses Sahar, 42, and Jawaher, 38, said that they are being kept against their will in a guarded villa in the royal compound in Jeddah. Their claims shed ...

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Mar 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Al-Nusra is Al Qaeda in Syria, having started as elements of Al Qaeda in Iraq that poured into Syria. (CNN) - At least a dozen nuns kidnapped in late November from a Greek Orthodox monastery in Syria were freed Sunday, a pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese state media reported. The women were due to arrive ...

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Mar 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan vice president Field Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban, died Sunday. He was 57. Fahim was an ethnic Tajik who was an ally of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the charismatic Northern Alliance commander who was killed in an al-Qaida suicide bombing two days before ...

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from IBTIMES: Ukraine border guards say an observation plane has come under fire while on patrol in the Crimean border region. There are no reported injuries, according to Reuters, but the latest development comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin is said to be reinforcing the military presence in the disputed region. A convoy of 60 military ...

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 file photo, a man with a gun runs along a street during a clash between opposition protesters and riot police at a burning barricades near the Presidential office in Kiev, Ukraine. As questions circulate about who was behind the lethal snipers that sowed death and terror in Ukraine’s capital, ...

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is considering a freeze of U.S. military inspections under arms control treaties in retaliation to Washington's decision to halt military cooperation with Russia, news reports said Saturday. Russian news agencies carried a statement by an unidentified Defense Ministry official saying that Moscow sees the U.S. move as a reason to suspend U.S. ...

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Telegraph: 15.30 So our Moscow correspondent Roland Oliphant, who has been in Crimea for us, told how journalists have been attacked in the region (see 09.07). AFP have just put out the following update: Ukraine's Channel 5 television reported that its journalists were among several beaten by pro-Russian militants late Friday as they ...

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Poland’s deputy foreign minister says the United States must demonstrate its commitment to protecting Europe in the face of Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine. In an op-ed published in The Hill on Saturday, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Boguslaw Winid warned that Russian aggression would have significant consequences for Europe if it were ...

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Financial Times: An aggressive cyber weapon called Snake has infected dozens of Ukrainian computer networks including government systems in one of the most sophisticated attacks of recent years. Also known as Ouroboros, after the serpent of Greek mythology that swallowed its own tail, experts say it is comparable in its complexity with Stuxnet, the ...

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Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

These are images released by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe after their observers are stopped trying to enter Crimea. Shots were fired in the air when the observers approached the checkpoint. Excerpted from The Telegraph: 14.11 More details emerging of this shooting on the Crimea border (see 13.51). AFP have spoken to a ...

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Mar 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Mar 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Vladimir Putin has mocked diplomatic efforts to end the Ukraine crisis as Russia threatened to disrupt European gas supplies by cutting off sales to Kiev over its unpaid debts. The Russian president said through his official spokesman that, despite deep disagreements with the West, he did not want a confrontation over ...

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