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Kobani Death Toll Passes 800 According To Syria Activists

Oct 26 2014 3:19pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian activist group said Sunday that the death toll in 40 days of fighting in and around the northern Syrian border town of Kobani has reached 815, as Kurdish fighters battled Muslim militants for a hill west of the town. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll includes 21 Kurdish civilians and 302 fighters with the main Kurdish force known as the Peoples Protection Units, or YPG. It said 481 f ...
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Popular Muslim personality: 'Jesus Christ is among us'

Oct 26 2014 2:44pm CDT | Source: WND

Could it be that a great leader will emerge in Turkey who, with the help of mysterious Islamic spirit beings, will convince the world’s Christians to become Muslim? That’s exactly what a popular Turkish intellectual is teaching his millions of television viewers, according to a new documentary produced by WND Films and directed by Joel Richardson, author of “The Islamic Antichrist” and “Mideast Beast.” In the documentary, “End Time ...
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Ex-Ambassador: CIA Wrong On Not Wanting To Arm Syrian Rebels

Oct 22 2014 1:38pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- After months of criticism from former advisers and members of the media for not acting sooner to prevent the Islamic State's rise in Syria by arming non-extremist Syrian rebels, the White House seemed at least partially vindicated by a New York Times report last week describing how President Barack Obama and his advisers were reluctant to arm the rebels through a covert CIA program because the agency had told them such a strategy ...
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Pirate attacks off Somalia coast drop: Maritime watchdog
Nairobi, Oct 29 (IANS) A global maritime body said Wednesday that pirate attacks and armed robbery have decreased remarkably off the coast of Somalia in the past nine months. | by IANS
 
Modi to have jam-packed itinerary at SAARC Summit
Kathmandu, Oct 29 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrives in Nepal on a four-day visit Nov 25 to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit, will be visiting three religious sites -- Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath. | by IANS
 
Over 250 still missing in Sri Lanka landslide
Colombo, Oct 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center(DMC) Wednesday said that over 250 people remain missing, hours after a massive landslide which buried over 150 houses in Haldammulla, located between Southern and Eastern Sri Lanka. | by IANS
 
 

Congress sells out to the Saudi royals –– again

Oct 20 2014 6:16pm CDT | Source: WND

The $500 million Congress “authorized” for Syrian “rebels” was donated by Saudi Arabia. Believe it or not, the money authorized for Obama’s Sunni fighters in Syria was NOT our tax money. Hold on to your seats – it’s hard to believe our Congress would do this, but they did. Here is the deal Barack Obama cut with the Saudis. The Saudi king wanted Obama to attack ISIS, which had become a threat to the ...
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O's foreign policy: Cosmic stupidity

Oct 14 2014 6:09pm CDT | Source: WND

In 1944, as the Soviets surged westward chasing the remnants of Germany’s beaten army out of Russia and into Poland, the long-dreamed-of anti-Nazi teamwork shifted into high gear. The Polish Home Army rose up to paralyze the Nazi defenses and make the job of Poland’s Russian “allies” even easier. Abruptly the teamwork ended. The Red Army, which was expected to storm across the Vistula River and annihilate the Germans, instead found parking space on the east side of the r ...
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Obama, Allies Plot Anti-ISIS Strategy

Oct 14 2014 2:26pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and military chiefs from more than 20 nations gathered Tuesday in a show of strength against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria. But the alliance faced a fresh test as Turkey launched airstrikes against Kurdish rebels inside its borders, defying pleas from the U.S. to instead focus on the IS. The attacks marked Turkey's first major airstrikes against Kurdish rebels on its own soi ...
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Everything You Need To Know About The Islamic State

Oct 14 2014 12:58pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In June 2014, militants of the Islamic State captured Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, in a lightning offensive. Since then, the extremist group, which is also known as ISIS or ISIL, has conquered large swaths of Iraq and Syria. The militants have killed soldiers and civilians in both countries, enslaved women and children, beheaded several western hostages and forced hundreds of thousands out of their homes. Here's what you need to know to understand the Islamic State's bruta ...
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Report: Turkish Jets Hit Kurdish Rebel Targets

Oct 14 2014 7:21am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish warplanes have struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in southeastern Turkey, media reports said Tuesday, the first major airstrikes against the rebel group since peace talks began two years ago to end a 30-year insurgency. Turkish media had varying accounts, but the private Dogan news agency said Turkish F-16 jets hit Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, targets in Hakkari province, near the border with Iraq on Monday. A military statement said the armed f ...
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The Nuclear Option -- Revealed: The Post-Obama Nobel Prizes

Oct 13 2014 7:55am CDT | Source: Big Government

Now, in this hopeful Spring of post-partisan, post-racial and post-violent times, the world must come together to celebrate all this truth, justice, freedom and progress with a whole new slate of Nobel Prizes. But these won’t be just any Nobel Prizes. They will be the Post-Obama Nobel Prizes named, of course, in honor of 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and America’s greatest president, Barack H. Obama! To be sure, no easy task this will be with so many ...
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Pirate attacks off Somalia coast drop: Maritime watchdog
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India leads South Asia in ease of doing business: World Bank
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Modi to have jam-packed itinerary at SAARC Summit
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Over 250 still missing in Sri Lanka landslide
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Bangladesh's Jamaat calls shutdown after chief's death sentence
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, Wednesday called for a country-wide shutdown after its chief Motiur Rahman Nizami was handed down the death sentence for wartime atrocities...
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Israelis ready to dump family, sex for internet: Poll
London, Oct 29 (IANS) A Google poll revealed that many Israeli people are willing to sacrifice sex and stop talking to their mothers for the sake of internet surfing. Conducted by MarketWatch organisation on behalf of...
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Syrian forces down drone in eastern city
Damascus, Oct 29 (IANS) Syrian troops Wednesday downed a drone in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state-run SANA news agency reported. Citing a military source, SANA said the Syrian troops downed the drone...
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