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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Hill: ran’s president said Monday that the country is certain to reach a deal with the West over its nuclear program. He also said he thought that such a deal would happen by late November. "A nuclear settlement is certain," President Hassan Rouhani said on a live television broadcast, according to Reuters. Representatives from ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers voted in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state on Monday in a move which will not alter the government's stance on the issue, but which carries symbolic value for Palestinians in their pursuit of international recognition. Britain does not classify Palestine as a state, but says it could do so ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Photos obtained by Middle East Review of International Affairs show Kurdish casualties with the telltale signs of chemical weapons poisoning, says a new report. (MERIA) Via FOX NEWS: Disturbing new photos of ethnic Kurds killed by Islamic State fighters are stoking fears the terrorist army may be using chemical weapons seized from Saddam Hussein’s old arsenals, according ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

U.S. troops remove a damaged vehicle, which was hit by a suicide attack, in Kabul October 13, 2014. A suicide car bomber rammed a foreign convoy along a major road out of Afghanistan's capital Kabul early on Monday, killing at least one person, authorities said. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber rammed a NATO ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria says that shari’a law allows the enslavement of women from Iraq’s Yazidi minority because they are pagans, a religious class deemed even worse than “apostates” like Christians and Jews who may be given the convert-or-die option. An article in the latest edition of the terrorist group’s propaganda ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Guardian: Turkey has not reached a new agreement to let the US use its Incirlik airbase in the fight against Islamic State (Isis) militants, and talks are continuing on the subject, the Turkish prime minister’s office has said, in comments that run contrary to a statement made by US national security adviser ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State group poured in reinforcements Sunday for its nearly month-long siege of Kobane as the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders kept up their high-profile resistance. IS has sustained serious losses in the battle for the town despite their superior armour, with at least 36 of its fighters killed on Saturday alone, the ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Mursitpinar (Turkey) (AFP) - Attacking Islamic State jihadists met firm Kurdish resistance in the Syrian battleground town of Kobane, as neighbouring Turkey heeded pressure to intervene and handed the US access to its air bases. In Iraq however, Islamic State (IS) fighters have government forces under strong pressure, and a roadside bomb killed the police chief ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

(AFP) Liberia said on Friday it was banning journalists from Ebola clinics, defying media rights campaigners who have warned panicked African governments against "muzzling" reporters in response to the crisis. Government spokesman Isaac Jackson made the announcement as he was questioned on a radio phone-in show about reporters being barred from covering a strike at a ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Beirut (AFP) - A Kurdish woman fighter is leading the battle against Islamic State jihadists in the Syrian battleground town of Kobane, a monitoring group and activists said Sunday. "Mayssa Abdo, known by the nom-de-guerre of Narin Afrin, is commanding the YPG in Kobane along with Mahmud Barkhodan," Syrian Observatory for Human Rights head Rami Abdel ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Turkish Kurds watch over the Syrian town of Kobani as they stand on top of a hill near Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 11, 2014. MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) - Kurdish fighters have been able to halt the advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Oct 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Oct 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Baghdad (CNN) -- Leaders in Iraq's western Anbar province pleaded Saturday for U.S. ground forces to halt the relentless advance of ISIS, while hundreds of kilometers away in the city of Kobani, Kurdish fighters desperately struggled to hold off the advancing extremist group. The situation in Anbar, just to the west of Baghdad, is "very bad," ...

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Oct 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: A Marine reservist held in a Mexican prison on weapons charges is awaiting a judge's ruling that the jurist is ready for closing arguments from defense and prosecution. Once those arguments are submitted, the judge will decide the fate of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, held without bail since April 1 ...

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Oct 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

He wasn't even supposed to be in the country. He lied to get in by saying he hadn't been in contact with Ebola patients, putting countless lives at jeopardy. He is dead filth.

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(Reuters) - Al Qaeda's wing in Yemen on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on Yemen's powerful Shi'ite Houthi group that killed at least 47 people. On Thursday, a suicide bomber detonated a belt packed with explosives at a Houthi checkpoint in the center of the capital Sanaa where Houthi supporters were preparing to ...

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: Russia is moving tactical nuclear weapons systems into recently-annexed Crimea while the Obama administration is backing informal talks aimed at cutting U.S. tactical nuclear deployments in Europe. Three senior House Republican leaders wrote to President Obama two weeks ago warning that Moscow will deploy nuclear missiles and bombers armed with long-range air launched cruise ...

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

MURSITPINAR, Turkey – The new U.N. envoy to Syria said Friday that at least 500 civilians remain trapped in the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani besieged by the Islamic State group, warning that they were likely to be "massacred" if it falls to the extremists. Staffan de Mistura raised the specter of some of ...

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to protect children from slavery, extremism and child labor at great risk to their own lives. By honoring a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Pakistan ...

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

RICHARD ENGEL, NBC NEWS, TURKEY: The situation in Kobani, from the global perspective, might not be the most important city in the world. There other key cities in Syria. But it's an important symbol and it is highly visible and perhaps Secretary Kerry is being tone deaf to the importance that Kobani has taken on ...

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Oct 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A child from the United Arab Emirates fighting with Islamic State in Syria was killed along with his father in a U.S.-led coalition air strike, supporters of the jihadist group said on social media on Thursday. Mohammad al Absi Abu Obeida, dubbed The Cub of Baghdadi -- a reference to Islamic State ...

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Oct 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via DAILY MAIL: Scotland Yard has revealed a fifth man was arrested as part of the terror swoop on Tuesday but his detention was kept secret for ‘operational reasons’. The 20-year-old – whose identity cannot be revealed – is also a former pupil of Westminster City School and now studies physics at King’s College London. He has recently ...

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