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Iran ready to play constructive role in Geneva talks

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 22 2013, 8:46pm CST | by IANS

Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) Iran has expressed its readiness to play a "constructive" role in upcoming Geneva II conference on Syria if it is invited.
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Democrats Get Trampled On Election Night

Nov 5 2014 12:11am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Call it a thumping. Call it a shellacking. However you want to describe the 2014 midterm elections, the point remains the same. Democrats took it on the chin Tuesday night, losing the Senate, getting crushed in winnable governors' races, solidifying their minority status in the House for years to come, and stemming the party's ability to continue putting its stamp on the judiciary. The question is whether it was all avoidable ...
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Ex-minister claims proof of IS presence in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Former interior minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Rehman Malik claimed he has evidence about the presence of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Pakistan. | by IANS
 
11 killed in coal mine explosion in China
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed in a coal mine explosion in China's Guizhou province Thursday, media reported. | by IANS
 
SAARC leaders gather at Nepal resort for retreat
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew in an Indian Air Force chopper to the Dhulikhel resort to join other South Asian leaders at the retreat there Thursday, the concluding day of the two-day Saarc Summit. | by IANS
 
 

ISIS Tries to Humiliate Obama on Election Day

Nov 4 2014 8:39pm CST | Source: Big Government

In what appears to be a coordinated strategy to inflict a humiliating blow against President Obama on election day, 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (known as ISIS or ISIL) and their Al Qaeda allies (Jabhat al-Nusra) launched new offensives across northern Syria that quickly forced the two main U.S. armed “Syrian Free Rebels” groups to surrender, turn over weapons, and for many, to swear allegiance ...
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US-Trained Syrian Rebels Defect to Al-Qaeda, Surrender Weapons

Nov 4 2014 8:04pm CST | Source: Big Government

Syrian rebels who had been trained and armed by the United States defected to the al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria over the weekend and surrendered their weapons, according to various reports. The moderate Syrian rebels who were stormed by the al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, the al-Nusra Front, were members of Harakat Hazzm and the Syrian Revolutionary Front.   “Moderate rebels who had been armed and trained by the United States either surrendered or defected to the extre ...
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Report: Turkey Angers Its Military by Allowing Iraqi Kurds Passage to Fight ISIS

Nov 4 2014 4:46pm CST | Source: Big Government

Turkey has angered its military by allowing a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter the besieged border town of Kobani in Syria, through Turkish territory, and join other Kurds already battling Islamic State jihadists, Al-Monitor reported.   Kobani is located along the Syria-Turkey border. Al-Monitor reported that an estimated 200 Iraqi Kurdish security forces, known as peshmerga, arrived in Turkey this week to cross in ...
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The 2014 Elections Will Cost $3.7 Billion. Here Are 9 Better Ways To Spend That Money

Nov 4 2014 4:07pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The 2014 midterm elections have been described as among the nastiest and most negative in modern memory. They're also the most expensive. The Center for Responsive Politics estimates that the total price tag for the 2014 election cycle will be at least $3.7 billion -- a sum that includes cash from individual contributors, dark money groups, party committees and political action committees. In fairness, the ...
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Kobane: the object of all lies

Nov 4 2014 3:39pm CST | Source: Infowars

A war against the Syrian governmen ...
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ISIS rout of Syrian rebels thwarts Obama strategy

Nov 4 2014 1:29pm CST | Source: WND

(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) The Obama administration’s strategy to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria appears to be unraveling in Syria, with the extremist group reportedly cooperating with al Qaeda forces to rout U.S.-backed rebels. One of the key elements of the administration’s plan for Syria is to arm and train moderate rebels to complement the air assault on the extremist group that began in September. But the training program hasn’t start ...
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