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Afghanistan: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Jalalabad Suicide Bombing That Slaughtered 35

Apr 18, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

Via THE INDEPENDENT: Isis has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan that killed at least 35 people queuing to collect their wages and injured 100 more today. The blast rocked the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, reportedly killing children in the busy city street. It appeared to target government staff and military personnel who ...

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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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Spc. John M. Dawson: First U.S. Soldier to Die in Afghanistan Since Combat Mission Ended

Apr 20, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(CNSNews.com) – U.S. Army Specialist John M. Dawson died in Afghanistan on April 8, 2015, representing the first service member to die in Afghanistan since the combat mission there officially ended, according to the Department of Defense (DOD). Dawson was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel when he died in Jalalabad, Afghanistan of wounds suffered from small arms ...

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ISIS Offensive On Iraqi Provincial Capital Forces More Than 2,000 Families To Flee

Apr 16, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

BAGHDAD – Clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants pressing their offensive for Ramadi, the capital of western Anbar province, has forced more than 2,000 families to flee from their homes in the area, an Iraqi official said Thursday. The Sunni militants' push on Ramadi, launched Wednesday when the Islamic State group captured three ...

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Report: Iran Suspends Pilgrimages To Saudi Arabia Amid Spat

Apr 13, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

Iranian protesters chant slogans in front of the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Defying a government ban, hundreds of Iranians protested over two male Iranian pilgrims who alleged abuse after Saudi officers at Jeddah's international airport searched them. Demonstrators shouted: "Shame on you!" and "Death to House of Saud!" in reference ...

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Iraq Launches Couter-Offensive Against ISIS Around Ramadi

Apr 13, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces launched a counter-attack on Islamic State in the western province of Anbar on Monday, seeking to reverse an early setback in a new campaign to recapture the country's Sunni heartland. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the new Anbar offensive last week, but Islamic State (IS) then overran two ...

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Mastermind Of Mumbai Terror Attacks That Slaughtered 166 Leaves Pakistan Jail

Apr 10, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

NEW DELHI - India on Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi from jail even as Islamabad tried to put the blame on New Delhi. Indian envoy in Islamabad met Pakistan foreign secretary to protest Lakhvi's release. According to MEA, Islamabad has been told that this is ...

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LOL: White House Says Biden Is Qualified To Speak On Iraq And ISIS Instead Of Obama

Apr 8, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

Via THE BLAZE: The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is highly qualified to speak on Iraq policy and combating the Islamic State, which he’ll do in an address Thursday instead of President Barack Obama. “The president on a number of occasions has spoken about this issue,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest told TheBlaze Wednesday. ...

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U.S. Soldier Killed, Two Wounded In Afghan Insider Attack

Apr 8, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

Afghanistan's security personnel look at the body of an Afghan national army soldier who was killed after he opened fire on U.S. troops, in the compound of the provincial governor, Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. troops on Wednesday, wounding three before he was shot dead by American ...

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Iraq Claims “Magnificent Victory” Over ISIS In Tikrit, But U.S. Military Official Says “Block-To-Block” Fighting Ongoing

Apr 1, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

Via FOX NEWS: Iraq's defense minister said security forces have achieved a "magnificent victory" over Islamic State fighters in Tikrit Wednesday, but a senior defense official told Fox News that the fighting is “block to block, especially in the northern part of Tikrit where ISIS still has fighters.” Khalid al-Obeidi said Wednesday that security forces have "accomplished ...

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Obama Announces Pause In U.S. Troop Drawdown From Afghanistan

Mar 24, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

Via FOX NEWS: Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will keep nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, hitting pause on the scheduled drawdown after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani voiced security concerns. The president, saying Afghanistan remains a "dangerous place," announced the move in a joint press conference with Ghani. The two ...

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Pakistan Court Releases Mumbai Attack Mastermind

Mar 16, 2015 No Comments ›› ...........

Via SKY NEWS: A Pakistan court has ordered the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks be freed, declaring his detention void and illegal. The high court in Islamabad accepted Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's third appeal against his detention and ordered his immediate release. Some 166 people died and more than 300 were injured in the three-day attack in ...

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Typical Muslims Blow Up Two Churches In Pakistan; Thousands Of Christians Flood Streets, Go All Knights Templar In Revenge

Mar 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

The Knights Templar were Christians who started slaughtering Muslims after they conquered the Holy Lands and tried to conquer Europe, demonstrate the proper response to any and all who try to oppress us, be they domestic enemies or foreign. Let these Pakistani Christians who took to the streets in a show of force after being ...

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Iraqi And Iranian Troops Finally Enter Tikrit In Battle To Oust ISIS

Mar 11, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen entered the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit on Wednesday, authorities said, breaching one of the biggest strongholds of the extremists in a key test for Iraqi forces. Explosions and heavy gunfire could be heard as allied Iraqi forces entered the city through its northern Qadisiyya neighborhood, according ...

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27,000 Iraqi And Iranian Fighters Launch Assault To Take Back Tikrit From ISIS

Mar 2, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Excerpted from Fox News: The Iraqi army, backed by Shiite, Sunni, and Iranian fighters, used artillery and airstrikes Monday to begin an attack on the city of Tikrit—Saddam Hussein’s hometown—in a major effort to reclaim dispute areas of Iraq from ISIS fighters. A force of some 27,000 was attacking areas outside ...

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Newly Released Docs Show Al Qaeda, Bin Laden Connection To Iran

Feb 27, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Weekly Standard: This week, prosecutors in New York introduced eight documents recovered in Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan as evidence in the trial of a terrorism suspect. The U.S. government accuses Abid Naseer of taking part in al Qaeda’s scheme to attack targets in Europe and New York City. And prosecutors ...

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AGAIN: Brian Williams Caught Lying About Going On Assassination Mission With SEAL Team 6, Receiving Piece Of Bin Laden Helo

Feb 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

(CNN) - Embattled NBC News anchor Brian Williams may have some more explaining to do. On May 3, 2011, just two days after the daring U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, Williams said on his NBC News show, "Now, people might be hearing about SEAL Team 6. I happen ...

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Tribal leader: Iraqi Troops In Anbar Could “Collapse Within Hours”

Feb 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

(CNN) - An Iraqi tribal leader said Saturday that ISIS militants are gaining ground in Anbar province, predicting a "collapse within hours" of Iraqi army forces there if tribal forces withdraw. Sheikh Naim al-Gaoud, a Sunni Muslim leader of the Albu Nimr tribe, called for more U.S. intervention -- including ground troops, arming tribes directly or ...

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ABANDONED BY OBAMA: Family Of Jailed Pakistani Doctor Who Gave Up Bin Laden In Hiding, Losing Hope

Jan 31, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from Fox News: The wife and children of the Pakistani doctor credited with having helped the United States find Osama bin Laden are in increasing fear for their lives and should be evacuated from Pakistan immediately, friends and supporters close to them say in exclusive interviews with FoxNews.com Shakeel Afridi, 51 – called a traitor ...

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US, Iraq Prepare Offensive To Recapture Mosul From ISIS

Jan 23, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States and Iraq are preparing to retake Iraq's second-largest city Mosul from the Islamic State group by this summer, The Wall Street Journal reports. A group of Kurdish fighters and other Western-trained forces should be ready to launch the offensive by the spring or summer, the head of the US military's ...

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Afghan Officials: Five Arrested For Pakistan School Massacre

Jan 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from ABC Net: Five men accused of involvement in a massacre at a school in Pakistan last month have been arrested in Afghanistan. The arrests came amid a thawing of relations between the two governments, with both countries promising stronger cross-border cooperation. Afghan president Ashraf Ghani made a successful trip to Pakistan soon after coming into ...

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Students Slam Michelle O’s Lunch Rules As Mayo Banned: “The Trash Cans Are More Full Than My Stomach”

Jan 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from EAG News: Powerade was replaced with water. Mayo was banned, too. Such are the conditions in the Fort Mills High School cafeteria. “When lunch ends, I feel that the trash cans are more full than my stomach,” student Lindsey Russell tells the Fort Mill Times. That’s happening because schools are required to give students certain types ...

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Capacity Crowds Pack Sold-Out Screenings Of “The Interview”

Dec 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

NEW YORK (AP) — Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event. Hundreds of theaters Thursday, from The Edge 8 in Greenville, Alabama, to Michael Moore's Bijou by the Bay in Traverse City, Michigan, made ...

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Pro-Israel Groups Ship SodaStream To Harvard Leaders Following Ban

Dec 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Two new Israeli-made SodaStream machines have been shipped to Harvard’s top brass following the school’s decision to ban the product and economically boycott the Jewish state, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. Pro-Israel activists on Tuesday shipped two of the soda-making devices to Harvard President Drew Faust and dining services head ...

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WAR: More US Troops Going To Iraq…To Begin New 3-Year Mission

Dec 19, 2014 No Comments ›› The Assassin

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Iraq says additional American troops will begin moving into the country in a couple of weeks to train local forces. But Army Lt. Gen. James Terry cautions it will take at least three years to build the capabilities of the Iraqi military. WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senior Islamic State ...

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