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More Deaths, Abductions in Latest Boko Haram Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 7:00pm 1/25/2015 at 7:00pm

Today, Islamic extremist group Boko Haram launched a three-front assault on northeast Nigeria’s largest city, Maidguri, and also raided villages in Adamawa state, burning homes and abducting women and children.

Via Fox News:

In Maiduguri, troops blocked roads into the city, which also prevented civilians from escaping.

“Coordinated air and land operations are...

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Former ISIS Prisoner: “They Want Something Worse Than 9/11”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 5:00pm 1/25/2015 at 5:00pm

A man named Ahmad Rashidi was interviewed on Meet the Press today and provided an alarming look into the goals of ISIS. He claims they want to be “better” than al-Qaeda and orchestrate an attack “more brutal” than the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Andrew Johnson of National Review...

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Japan Outraged over Hostage Execution

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 3:07pm 1/25/2015 at 3:07pm

Yesterday, the Islamic State released a video they claim contains an image of the decapitated body of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. A second hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, appears in the video holding a photo of what ISIS claims is the remains of Yukawa, and in accompanying audio relays a proposed hostage...

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Egypt Revokes Death Sentences for 500 Islamic Extremists

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 1:02pm 1/25/2015 at 1:02pm

Four years ago, many of us were glued to the TV and social media streams following the dawn of “Arab Spring”.

One of the most dramatic moments of that era was the start of massive pro-democracy demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square. After ousting the reviled Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptians used their...

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No-Jew-Go Zones

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:30pm 1/24/2015 at 8:30pm
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A three-day long controversy broke out recently over the use of the term “No-Go Zones” with regard to certain European cities in light of the Charlie Hebdo and HyperCasher supermarket attacks by Islamic radicals.

Steve Emerson of The Investigative Project,...

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Argentine Prosecutor Death in Iran Terror Case Gets Curiouser

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:30am 1/23/2015 at 11:30am

Sunday night Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found shot to death in his apartment. Nisman had been scheduled the following day to present his criminal complaint against Argentinian President  Cristina Fernández de Kirchner before a closed session of Argentina’s congress.

The initial claim (one made by Kirchner herself on her Facebook page) that...

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Rebel Pressure Works, President of Yemen Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 4:39pm 1/22/2015 at 4:39pm

Earlier today, Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government resigned under pressure from Houthi rebels who gained control over the Presidential palace and residence this week.

According to Presidential adviser Sultan al-Atawani, contrary to what previous sources touted as the beginnings of a compromise, Houthi rebels refused to withdraw...

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Standoff in Yemen ends, compromise reached (for now)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:03pm 1/21/2015 at 9:03pm

Yesterday, State Department officials in Yemen were preparing for the possibility of evacuation. Houthi rebels had laid siege to the presidential palace, and later held President Hadi captive in his own home. The United States Embassy was fired upon, and the Navy was on alert.

Earlier today, however, the Houthi...

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Knife Intifada: Palestinian terrorist stabs woman after bus attack (Video)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 4:00pm 1/21/2015 at 4:00pm

We are seeing a growing volume of knife attacks on Jews in Israel as the new Palestinian terror tactic.

The murder of four Jews praying in a synagogue...

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President ignores Yemen, Feinstein Calls for Embassy Evacuation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 8:30am 1/21/2015 at 8:30am

Sometimes, more can be learned from what a world leader fails to say.

One of the topics President Obama failed to cover in his State of the Union address is the situation in Yemen, a country that has descended so far into chaos that two

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U.S. Embassy in Yemen set to evacuate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:18pm 1/20/2015 at 6:18pm

Yemen is in chaos.

For the past two days, Shiite Houthi rebels have laid siege to the presidential palace. Now, reports claim that the rebels have seized the palace; and the status of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi remains unknown. Although the Houthi rebels are not targeting Americans—at least for the time...

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Cuban “Normalization” Starts Now

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:05am 1/20/2015 at 9:05am

On January 21, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson will be the first diplomat since the Carter administration to set foot on Cuban soil with the goal of restoring diplomatic relations that haven’t existed since the height of the Cold War.

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Murdered or Suicide? Argentine Prosecutor Who Blew Whistle On Iranian Terror Link

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 19, 2015 at 6:47pm 1/19/2015 at 6:47pm

Alberto Nisman, the Argentinian prosecutor who investigated the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires and documented Iran’s extensive terror ties in the western hemisphere, was found dead at his home Sunday night of a bullet wound to the head.

Nisman was slated to testify today on his latest explosive accusations...

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Europe’s New “Anti-Terror” Alliance

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 19, 2015 at 3:20pm 1/19/2015 at 3:20pm

The wake of the attacks on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have drawn all of Europe into the debate over how to best collaborate to prevent similar terror attacks in what is becoming a more culturally divided Europe.

Responses by the various countries to the terror threat have ranged from rolling...

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Hostages Freed After Boko Haram Terror Raid

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 19, 2015 at 11:00am 1/19/2015 at 11:00am

At least 20 hostages of the 80 hostages taken after this weekend’s raid by Boko Haram on villages in Cameroon have been set free. Officials don’t yet know how it is that those 20 people managed to escape their captors.

The raid was typical of Boko Haram in every way—except that they...

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Anti-terror raid in Belgium leaves 2 dead (VIDEO)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 3:25pm 1/15/2015 at 3:25pm

CNN is reporting that two people were killed Thursday evening during an anti-terror raid in the east Belgium town of Verviers. Belgian Federal Prosecutor Eric van der Sypt has confirmed that the group targeted by the raid was planning to carry out “imm...

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#CharlieHebdo after-assessment: “A bleak analysis of a bleak reality”

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/hisham-melhem-the-west-cannot-fix-this-for-us/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8:45pm 1/14/2015 at 8:45pm
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/hisham-melhem-the-west-cannot-fix-this-for-us/

The Obama administration has engaged in absurd linguistic gymnastics to pretend that the terrorists who shot up Charlie Hebdo and the HyperCasher supermarket merely were individuals who happened to adopt radical Islamic extremism almost by chance.  Could have been any extremism, we’re told.

Generic “extremism” is the problem, as if it lived...

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