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U.S. Sanctions Firms, Individuals Suspected Of Aiding Iran

Aug 29 2014 1:18pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Friday sanctioned more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions. The action is part of the Obama administration's effort to show it will enforce existing sanctions even as it works with other world powers to negotiate a dea ...
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Rand Paul is right: Attacking secular states helps Islamists

Aug 28 2014 6:47pm CDT | Source: WND

The newest line from the Obama administration is that the slaughter of Christians and Shia Muslims in Iraq is the fault of President Assad of Syria. The fact that the United States, Europe, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have spent over $50 billion so far to topple the secular government of Syria is not a factor at all, according to the White House. Neither is the Obama-orchestrated “Arab Spring,” which has cost countless liv ...
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Minneapolis Muslim Killed Fighting For ISIS

Aug 28 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On August 27, the identity of a second American killed fighting for ISIS was revealed, "Abdirahmaan Muhumed from Minneapolis." According to FOX 9's Seth Kaplan, Muhumed was profiled by Minnesota Public Radio in June. MPRNews reported Muhumed was one of "as many as 15 Somali-American men from the Twin Cities [who] have traveled to Syria to join radical groups to overthrow President Bashar Assad's regime." MPR says Muhumed ...
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UN chief slams attacks on peacekeepers in Golan
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday strongly condemned an attack by armed elements earlier in the day on the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights. | by IANS
 
32 militants killed in Pakistan air strike
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 32 suspected militants were killed and three hideouts were destroyed in air raids conducted by Pakistani army in North Waziristan, media reported Saturday, military claimed Saturday. | by IANS
 
Italian FM appointed as EU foreign policy chief
Brussels, Aug 31 (IANS) The European Council Saturday appointed Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union(EU). | by IANS
 
 

UN Report: Islamic State Recruiting Children as Fighters in Syria

Aug 28 2014 12:07pm CDT | Source: Big Government

While much attention has been focused on Islamic State (IS) incursions, abductions, and killings in Iraq, a UN report shows IS has committed "mass atrocities" in Syria and is recruiting children as fighters there as well. The report indicates "public executions" are "a common spectacle" in the portions of Syria controlled by IS, as are "amputations" and "wh ...
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How Obama aided ISIS

Aug 27 2014 6:54pm CDT | Source: WND

Perhaps the single costliest, most demonstrable crime of Barack Obama’s time in office is what he did to fuel the rise of the army of the Islamic State in Syria, which now threatens to take over Syria, Iraq and other Middle East while murdering thousands and posing an extreme terrorist threat to the U.S. Obama claims not to have seen this coming. But others certainly did. Two years ago, I pointed out that Obama was, in effect, siding “with al-Qaida ...
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UN Panel: Crimes Against Humanity Spread In Syria, Including Possible Gas Attack

Aug 27 2014 7:25am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

GENEVA (AP) — The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces in the country, an independent U.N. commission said Wednesday. The report from the commission, which has been tasked to investigate potential war crimes in the country, marks the first time the United Nations has assigned blame for the use of the chemic ...
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A plan to defeat the Islamic State

Aug 25 2014 3:47pm CDT | Source: WND

The decisions that determined the fate of the great nations and empires that failed to survive the 20th century are well known. For the Kaiser’s Germany, it was the “blank cheque” to Austria after Sarajevo. For Great Britain, the 1939 war guarantee to Poland. For the Third Reich, it was the June 1941 invasion of Russia. For the Empire of the Sun, the decision to attack Pearl Harbor. And for the Soviet Empire, it was the invasion of Afghanistan. As for the United States, historians may o ...
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Syria Is Now Is Asking For The World To Bomb Syria

Aug 25 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Syrian President Bashar Assad gestures as he speaks during an interview CREDIT: AP Photo/SANA, File There’s nerve and then there’s pure chutzpah. This time last year, the United States was considering airstrikes against the Syrian government in response for using chemical weapons against civilians. Now the regime of President Bashar al-Assad is touting his government as the only force that can stop the rise of Islamic militants, inviting international support to aid them in that. Despite it ...
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U.S. journalist freed in Syria

Aug 24 2014 1:49pm CDT | Source: POLITICO

He was held by an Al Qaeda-linked group fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar As ...
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