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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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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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U.S. Seeking Buyers For Afghanistan War Military Equipment


Mar 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said Monday. But the efforts are complicated in a region where relations between neighboring countries ...

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Obama Cancels Tomahawk Missile, Spends $400K On Camel Sculpture In Pakistan


Mar 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Front Page Mag: Obama is tossing out the A-10, the Hellfire and the Tomahawk missile. In the future, we won’t win wars with hard power. We’ll do it with soft power camel sculptures. The State Department wants to plunk down $400,000 in taxpayer money for a camel sculpture at the ...

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9 Dead After Gunmen Attack Luxury Hotel In Kabul, Afghanistan


Mar 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: At least nine people were killed after four gunmen attacked a luxury hotel Thursday in Kabul, Afghanistan, local officials said. All gunmen were killed, while a senior Afghan official says nine people, including four foreigners, were killed in the attack. Deputy Interior Minister Gen. Mohammad Ayub Salangi tells The Associated Press that ...

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Obama Looking At Handing Over $7 Billion In Military Equipment To Pakistan


Mar 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. military may have another option for disposing of $7 billion worth of armored vehicles and other equipment it’s struggling to get rid of now that its war in Afghanistan is ending. Some of it could be driven across the border and handed over to Pakistan, part of an effort by the ...

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U.S. Investigators Believe #MH370 Flew Another 4 Hours After Last Contact, SAY MAY HAVE BEEN STOLEN FOR FUTURE TERROR ATTACK


Mar 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related - CONFLICTING STORIES: Malaysia Says U.S. Wrong In Saying #MH370 Flew Another 4 Hours Flight to time from Hanoi, Vietnam to Islamabad, Pakistan is 4 hrs, 29 minutes. Excerpted from WSJ: U.S. investigators suspect that Malaysia Airlines 3786.KU -2.04% Flight 370 stayed in the air for about four hours past the time it reached ...

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Man Who Beheaded Daniel Pearl Attempts Suicide


Feb 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Karachi (AFP) - A British-Pakistani man convicted of the killing of US reporter Daniel Pearl has attempted to commit suicide in a Pakistani prison, an official said Saturday. "Omar Sheikh, a British-Pakistani, who is serving life imprisonment in Hyderabad prison, tried to hang himself with the exhaust of the prison cell late Friday," senior police official ...

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‘University Of Jihad’: Pakistan’s ‘Taliban U,’ Jihadis Get To Major In Anti-Americanism


Feb 7, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A 90-minute drive northwest of Islamabad is an Islamic seminary that is considered the ivory tower of terrorism, a jihadist factory that has produced prominent Taliban fighters and its leadership for decades. Unofficially dubbed “University of Jihad,” Dar ul Uloom Haqqania [House of Knowledge and Truthfulness] counts Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad ...

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