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Mar 26, 2011 37 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Telegraph: Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi, the Libyan rebel leader, has said jihadists who fought against allied troops in Iraq are on the front lines of the battle against Muammar Gaddafi's regime.

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Mar 26, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Sri Lankan Muslims beat an effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest rally against the allied forces' air strike in Libya.

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Mar 26, 2011 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Hill: President Obama said Saturday that U.S. and international forces are succeeding in their mission. In his weekly address, Obama defended his decision to intervene in Libya and emphasized that, with the support of the international community, the U.S. will play a limited role in the military action. The president’s taped message likely offered a preview ...

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Mar 26, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Damascus (AP) - Syrian activists say security troops have stormed a protest sit-in near the capital Damascus, arresting about 200 people in the midnight raid after violence erupted in the country the day prior. The activists say up to 4,000 people were demonstrating in the town of Douma near Damascus when, around midnight Friday, electricity was ...

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Mar 26, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: President Obama will address the nation Monday night on the crisis in Libya in an effort to clear up questions regarding the U.S.'s handling of the crisis. Lawmakers have criticized the president for not consulting with them sufficiently before launching military attacks against Qaddafi's forces and several of them have raised concerns over the cost ...

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Mar 26, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

AJDABIYA, Libya (AP) – Libyan rebels regained control of the eastern gateway city of Ajdabiya on Saturday after international airstrikes on Moammar Gadhafi's forces, in the first major turnaround for an uprising that once appeared on the verge of defeat. In a western city the opposition lost to Gadhafi, a resident said security agents had ...

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Mar 26, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

SENDAI, Japan (AP) – U.S. naval barges loaded with freshwater sped toward Japan's overheated nuclear plant on Saturday to help workers struggling to stem a worrying rise in radioactivity and remove dangerously contaminated water from the facility. Workers at the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi plant have been using seawater in a frantic bid to stabilize reactors overheating ...

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Mar 25, 2011 5 Comments ›› Knottie

CAESAREA, Israel — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Friday that Israel is ready to act with "great force" in response to a spate of rocket fire by Gaza militants and a deadly bus bombing in Jerusalem. Israel had been "subjected to bouts of terror and rocket attacks," Netanyahu told reporters before ...

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Mar 25, 2011 2 Comments ›› Knottie

On the afternoon of Friday, March 11th, Hideaki Akaiwa was at his job, dully trudging out the final bitter minutes of his work week in his office just outside the port city of Ishinomaki in Japan's Miyagi Prefecture. What this guy's day job actually is, I honestly have no idea, but based on the extremely ...

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Mar 22, 2011 10 Comments ›› Knottie

Deep divisions between allied forces currently bombing Libya worsened today as the German military announced it was pulling forces out of NATO over continued disagreement on who will lead the campaign. A German military spokesman said it was recalling two frigates and AWACS surveillance plane crews from the Mediterranean, after fears they would be drawn into ...

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Mar 22, 2011 Comments Off Knottie

Britain, France and the United States have agreed that Nato will take over the military command of the no-fly zone over Libya in a move which represents a setback for Nicolas Sarkozy, who had hoped to diminish the role of the alliance. Barack Obama agreed in separate phone calls with Sarkozy and David Cameron that political ...

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Mar 22, 2011 1 Comment ›› Knottie

Weapons were found on an Iranian cargo plane forced to land in southeast Turkey on Saturday, Turkish media reported Tuesday. According to reports, the arms plane left Tehran with military ammunition for Syria. Several crates containing weapons and ammunition were removed from the aircraft. Turkish media reported that the plane was forced to land in a ...

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Mar 22, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The good news is that no one died from the first allied mishap over Libya. The crew of an F-15 Strike Eagle ejected over northeast Libya after their jet experienced an “equipment malfunction” late Monday night. Ken Fidler, a spokesman for the U.S. Africa Command, tells Danger Room that recovering the pilots “continues to be an ...

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Mar 19, 2011 28 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Cairo/Washington: The US and UK have launched Tomahawk missiles on Libyan defence targets in Tripoli and along the Mediterranean coast, shortly after French warplanes flew over Benghazi to enforce the no-fly zone in the strife-torn African nation. More than 110 Tomahawk missiles, fired from American and British ships and submarines, hit about 20 Libyan air ...

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Mar 18, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

A minuscule amount of radiation from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan was detected in Sacramento but at such a low level that it posed no threat to human health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday afternoon. One station in Sacramento detected "minuscule quantities" of a radioactive isotope, xenon-133, that scientists said they ...

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Mar 14, 2011 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

TOKYO (AP) – Japan declared states of emergency for five nuclear reactors at two power plants after the units lost cooling ability in the aftermath of Friday's powerful earthquake. Thousands of residents were evacuated as workers struggled to get the reactors under control to prevent meltdowns. A single reactor in northeastern Japan had been the ...

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Mar 11, 2011 14 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Space.com: March 19, the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 221,567 miles (356,577 kilometers) away. On top of that, it will be full. And one astrologer believes it could inflict massive damage on the planet. Richard Nolle, a noted astrologer who ...

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