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High turnout in NC candidate's Kashmir rally

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 16 2014, 3:08am CST | by IANS

Kangan, No Nov 16 (IANS) In a show of strength, over 700 vehicles with supporters, flaunting party flags, banners and loudspeakers rallied in support National Conference's (NC) Mian Altaf Ahmad here in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday.
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Will history repeat itself in Kangan? (Kashmir Elections)

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 9 2014, 3:24am CST | by IANS

Kangan (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 9 (IANS) Veteran Gujjar leader Mian Altaf Ahmad is confident of retaining this constituency in the Kashmir Valley for the National Conference. But the PDP is equally confident that voters are going to throw up a surprise.
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Iran holds nationwide 'Death to America' parades

Nov 4 2014 1:12pm CST | Source: WND

(LOS ANGELES TIMES) Familiar shouts of “Death to America!” rang out Tuesday as thousands of Iranians gathered to mark the 35th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran by militant students. This year’s commemorations came against a backdrop of international tensions concerning Iran’s contentious nuclear program. The United States and five other governments have been engaged in negotiat ...
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Britain to curb EU migrants benefit to reduce immigration
London, Nov 29 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that immigrants from the EU need to work in Britain for four years so they could claim benefits in the country. | by IANS
 
Saudi school goes biometric to curb student bunking
Manama, Nov 28 (IANS) In a novel step to monitor students' attendance, a school in Saudi Arabia has introduced fingerprinting system, also enabling parents to be updated about their children's arrival and departure time via a cellphone message. | by IANS
 
New attack in Nigeria forces 3,000 to flee: UN
Geneva, Nov 28 (IANS) A Boko Haram attack this week on the northern Nigerian town of Damassak has left 50 people dead and forced at least 3,000 to flee to neighbouring Niger, the UN refugee agency said Friday. | by IANS
 
 

American Ties to Israel Remain Strong, Despite Obama's Efforts

Nov 3 2014 2:27pm CST | Source: Big Government

On Sunday, I had the opportunity to join guest host Danny Seaman on Israel's Voice of Israel, to discuss the most recent thorn in U.S.-Israel relations--namely, the "chickensh*t" comment by an unnamed Obama official. One point I tried to make, among others, was that broad support for Israel among the American people is as strong as ever. It will survive this administration (and may even be thriving as a form of opposition to Obama). However, t ...
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Iran Poised to Choose Poverty Over Nuclear Disarmament

Oct 31 2014 8:44am CDT | Source: Council on Foreign Relations

As the November 24 deadline for the P5+1 negotiations with Iran approaches, Iran's hardliners seem more willing to expand the nuclear program than encourage economic growth, writes Ray Takeyh. Motivated by a desire for self-sufficiency, the decision of hardliners may push Iran towa ...
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Saudi Activist: Why I Removed the Veil

Oct 30 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Big Government

This article originally appeared in The Daily Beast: No piece of cloth throughout history has sparked more controversy as the veil. Many Muslim women are forced to wear it daily. The hijab has a spectrum, of course, from its most radical embodiments, the niqab, which covers the entire face, to loose fitting headscarves. Saudi Arabia comes come second only to Iran in using the power of the stick (the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice or the religious poli ...
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Iran says foils bid to sabotage nuclear heavy-water tanks: newspaper

Oct 30 2014 8:21am CDT | Source: Townhall's

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has foiled an attempt to sabotage tanks used for transporting heavy water, which is needed to run some nucl ...
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Washington Must Not Ignore Iran's Threat against Camp Liberty

Oct 30 2014 4:10am CDT | Source: Big Government

The Iranian regime has been conspicuously furthering its agendas in Iraq while a U.S.-led coalition is fast busy countering the mounting threat of the Islamic State, an extremist group that has occupied large swaths of Iraq and Syria in past months. Included among Tehran’s strategic goals in Iraq are the empowerment of its proxy Shiite militia forces and the further suppression of Iranian dissidents residing in Camp Liberty. Unl ...
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Iran amputating limbs, burning political opponents

Oct 28 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: WND

(WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) Iran executed a record-shattering 411 citizens in the first half of 2014 and a total of 852 people in the last 15 months, including at least eight juveniles, according to a new United Nations report that will be introduced to the organization’s General Assembly Tuesday. In addition to a surge in state-sanctioned killings that a U.N. official referred to as “shocking,” Iran continues to ...
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