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Mass Arrests In Abbottabad

May 6, 2011 5 Comments ›› Angelia

Arabnews.com ISLAMABAD: Security forces conducted raids at various places in Abbottabad and arrested hundreds of people. The arrests followed protests by Jamaat-e-Islami activists against the killing of Osama Bin Laden by US commandos. Bin Laden was killed in a US military operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Monday. Before the arrests, media men were driven out from the ...

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Pakistan Navy personnel keep guard near the Navy ship PNS Zulfiqar after it returned to Karachi Pakistan

Al Qaeda’s South Asia Wing Claims Major Attack

Sep 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at U.S. vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly created group. The SITE monitoring service quoted its spokesman, Usama Mahmoud, as saying a group of ...

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Obama: No Ground Trooops In Iraq, Period

Sep 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: President Obama insisted Wednesday that he will not send U.S. troops into a “combat mission” on the ground in Iraq, a day after his top military adviser opened the door to that possibility during a Capitol Hill hearing. The comments from Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...

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Shi'ite fighters, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in field training in the desert in the province of Najaf

Iraqi Forces Launch Offensive Against ISIS In Ramadi, Falluja And Haditha

Sep 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Related - WATCH, MUST-SEE: INTENSE VIDEO Of The USMC Battle To Liberate Ramadi From The Original ISIS (Al Qaeda In Iraq), As Filmed By Pat Dollard, Marines BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi forces launched an intense military operation against Islamic State insurgents in three cities in central Iraq on Wednesday, fighting to regain control of lost ...

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ISIS Executes Eight Sunnis In Northern Iraq

Sep 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants publicly executed eight Sunni men in a small northern Iraqi village at the weekend for allegedly plotting against the group, an eyewitness from the village told Reuters on Sunday. The killing began on Friday night when a pair of masked Islamic State gunmen openly murdered a police officer in al-Jumasah ...

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Iraq PM Orders End To Bombing Of ISIS In Cities As Group’s Human Shield Strategy Triumphs

Sep 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

In this July 2014 photo, Abdullah Ahmed walks outside his home that was damaged in a bombing of Fallujah. BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister said Saturday he has ordered the army to stop shelling populated areas held by militants in order to spare the lives of “innocent victims” as the armed forces struggle to retake ...

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Saudi Arabia deploys 30,000 soldiers to Iraq border: Report

Saudi Arabia Will Grant U.S. Request For Bases To Train ‘Moderate’ Syria Rebels

Sep 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The New York Times: Saudi Arabia has indicated that it would agree to an American request to provide bases to train moderate Syrian opposition fighters, American officials said on Wednesday. Saudi willingness to host a training program comes as Secretary of State John Kerry is preparing to fly to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday ...

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Obama Phones Iraq PM To Discuss ISIS

Sep 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama phoned Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday to discuss the US commitment to work with Baghdad's new government to help it fight Islamic State militants, the White House said. "The president and the prime minister agreed on the importance of having the new government quickly take concrete steps to address ...

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Anti-Semitic Flyers Surface At Jewish-Owned Business Near UCLA Campus

Aug 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WFB: t appears the recent conflicts in the Middle East have spurred an uptick anti-Semitism in the area surrounding UCLA. Ant-Semitic flyers have been found near the UCLA campus. A flyer bearing the words “Wanted” and “Warning” with swastikas was put under the door of a store owned by a Jewish man. “I don’t know why ...

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Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki Agrees To Step Down

Aug 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki said Thursday night that he had agreed to relinquish power, state television reported, potentially ending a crisis in which his deployment of extra security forces around the capital had raised worries of a military coup. While the country is not at peace, Mr. Maliki’s decision appeared to pave the ...

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Iraq PM Says He Won’t Step Down Until Court Rules On ‘Constitutional Violation’ By New President

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday he will not relinquish power until a federal court rules on what he called a "constitutional violation" by the president to replace him with a member of his own party. The embattled premier has grown increasingly isolated, with Iraqi politicians and much of the international community ...

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BIG TROUBLE: New Iraq President Names Maliki Replacement, Maliki Says He’s Not Leaving

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Iraq's president on Monday named a new prime minister, but incumbent Nouri al-Maliki is insisting that he should remain in power, raising fears of a possible clash. Iraqi President Fouad Massoum has nominated Haider al-Abadi from the government's Shiite coalition as the country's next prime minister, according to The New York ...

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Two Americans Killed Fighting For Israel

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(AP) — Two Americans fighting for the Israel Defense Forces — Max Steinberg, 24, and Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21 — were killed in battle in the Gaza Strip. Stuart Steinberg confirmed the death of his son Max Steinberg, 24, to The Associated Press on Sunday. Steinberg, whose family lives in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, was ...

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Pakistan Military Captures Taliban Commander

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - The Pakistani military has captured a Taliban commander who once tried to blow up former president Pervez Musharraf, security officials said on Tuesday. Adnan Rashid, who was captured on Friday in South Waziristan in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, is the first well-known Taliban commander taken since the military launched an offensive in ...

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Pakistan Whacks 80 Taliban In Retaliatory Strike For Airport Attack

Jun 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Pakistani Taliban members flee the mountainous North Waziristan region Saturday as word spread of a looming military operation. (AFP/Getty Images) Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: Pakistani fighter jets and ground forces pummeled suspected militant hideouts Sunday, killing 80 people in the biggest military response yet to last week’s terrorist attack on the Karachi airport, officials ...

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Al Qaeda Forces Sunnis Who Worked With Iraqi Government To Dig Own Graves Before Carving Off Their Heads

Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (AP) - The video, set to sweetly lilting religious hymns, is chilling. Islamic militants are shown knocking on the door of a Sunni police major in the dead of night in an Iraqi city. When he answers, they blindfold and cuff him. Then they carve off his head with a knife in his own ...

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U.S. Executes First Drone Attacks In 6 Months To Kill 10 Taliban In Response To Airport Attack

Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

ISLAMABAD/MIRANSHAH (Reuters) - U.S. drones fired missiles at Taliban hideouts in Pakistan killing at least 10 militants in response to a deadly attack on Karachi airport, officials said on Thursday, in the first such raids by unmanned CIA aircraft in six months. Two top government officials said Islamabad had given the Americans "express approval" for the ...

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Afghanistan Presidential Frontrunner Survives Assassination Attempt

Jun 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

KABUL (Reuters) - Abdullah Abdullah, front-runner in Afghanistan's presidential election, escaped assassination on Friday when two bombs blew up outside a hotel where he had just staged a rally, killing six people. The midday blasts, one caused by a suicide bomber, destroyed a car in Abdullah's convoy, police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said. One of the dead ...

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WATCH: Taliban Video Of Bergdahl Being Handed Over To U.S. Forces

Jun 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

PHOTO: The exact moment #Bergdahl was handed over to US forces - @MuhammadLila pic.twitter.com/T6iApZrMnp— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) June 4, 2014 Screenshot: Video: From Shamat H/T FamilyUSMC

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FLASHBACK, 2001, ‘I AM THE ANGEL OF DEATH!': Hollywood Director’s UC Santa Barbara Student Son Goes On Killing Rampage On Santa Barbara Streets, 4 Dead

May 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Eeerie similarities. They both went to the same school, they both had Hollywood director fathers, they both proclaimed themselves apocalyptic killers, they both killed random people on the streets of Santa Barbara... Attias Convicted of Killing 4: SANTA BARBARA — A jury Wednesday found David Attias guilty of murder in the auto rampage deaths of four people ...

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Officials: Indian Consulate In West Afghanistan Under Attack By The Taliban

May 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Four heavily armed insurgents attacked the Indian consulate in western Afghanistan's main city near the border with Iran on Friday, wounding at least two policemen, officials said. The attack underscored a worrying security picture as Afghanistan prepares to take over from foreign combat troops after 12 years of war and prepares for a presidential ...

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Lawyer For Pakistan Doctor Who Helped Get Bin Laden Quits Case After Death Threats

May 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The lawyer for the Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. find Osama bin Laden said Sunday he wouldn't represent him any longer after facing threats from militants, even as America pushes for the man to be freed. Lawyer Samiullah Khan Afridi said he made the decision after he received what he described ...

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‘Baseless Rumors’: Ukrainian Jewish Leaders Deny Evacuation Plans

May 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Jewish leaders in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa are dismissing an Israeli newspaper report that they have in place evacuation plans in the event of a deterioration of the security of Jews. A community spokesman posted a statement online refuting the report in the Jerusalem Post, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency news ...

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Jews Preparing To Evacuate Ukraine

May 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WND: Most of the Jews living in Ukraine are now filling out paperwork to prepare for emigration to Israel if necessary, Ukraine’s chief rabbi, Yaacov Dov Bleich, said Sunday in a radio interview. While he stopped short of calling for mass evacuation, Bleich said he is encouraged by those Ukrainian Jews who are making ...

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Mysterious American Private Jet Spotted In Tehran

Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY TIMES: Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact. Yet, on Tuesday morning, Iran had an unlikely visitor: a plane, owned by the Bank of Utah, a community bank in Ogden ...

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