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Murderer of Daniel Pearl may be set free in Pakistan after court ruling overturns conviction

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 7:10pm 4/2/2020 at 7:10pm
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On February 1, 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was executed after having been kidnapped in Pakistan.

On February 1, 2017, I wrote Daniel Pearl was murdered 15 years ago today:

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Trump Warns Iran of ‘Heavy Price’ if U.S. Troops Targeted in ‘Sneak Attack’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 12:00pm 4/2/2020 at 12:00pm
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U.S. President Donald Trump warned Tehran on Wednesday against carrying out further terrorist attacks on U.S. troops and facilities in Iraq.

“Upon information and belief, Iran or its proxies are planning a sneak attack on U.S. troops and/or assets in Iraq.,” President Trump tweeted. “If this happens, Iran will pay a very...

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Coronavirus Reportedly Kills Founding Member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7:00am 3/27/2020 at 7:00am
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The founding member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Habib Barzegari, has died of the Wuhan coronavirus, Saudi TV network Al Arabiya reported Tuesday citing Iranian state media. Barzegari was also among the advisers to the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, news reports say.

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Iran “Scaling Back” on Terror Activities as Coronavirus Outbreak Cripples Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 9:00am 3/17/2020 at 9:00am
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Iran is “scaling back” on terrorist activities in the Middle East due to coronavirus outbreak, the Israel Defense Forces indicated on Monday.

“There are countries who have gotten it way worse than us with this corona[virus] story, and as a result their activities are at a slower pace,” IDF Spokesman Hidai Zilberman...

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U.S., Taliban Sign Peace Deal, Taliban Pledges To Ensure Terrorists Can “never again operate from Afghan soil”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:00pm 2/29/2020 at 4:00pm
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On Saturday, the U.S. and the Taliban signed an historic peace agreement.  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed the deal but was cautious in his statements, saying that the “good feelings” will not last if there isn’t concrete follow-up on the “commitments stated and promises made.”

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International Task Force Puts Iran on Terrorism Financing Blacklist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/22/2020 at 12:00pm
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In another win for President Donald Trump’s strategy of ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran, the top global watchdog monitoring terrorism funding has placed the regime on its blacklist.

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Muslim Countries Must Unite in ‘Jihad’ Against Israel and U.S., Says Iran’s Supreme Leader

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:00am 2/7/2020 at 11:00am
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Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday urged Muslim countries to support Palestinian “jihad” against Israel and the United States.

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White House: al-Qaeda leader and founder Qasim al-Rimi “successfully eliminated”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:00am 2/7/2020 at 7:00am

Late Thursday night, the White House announced that yet another counterterrorism operation had taken place and this time, Qasim al-Rimi, founder and al Qa-ida leader, was “successfully eliminated.”

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Evidence Shows Iran Knew It Shot Down Civilian Airliner, Says Ukrainian President

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00am 2/5/2020 at 7:00am
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Iran knew all along that it had shot down the civilian airliner, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy revealed on Sunday.

The Ukrainians based their claims on the leaked recording of an Iranian pilot informing Tehran’s air traffic control about a missile hitting the Ukrainian plane.

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U.S. Sanctions China-Linked Oil Network Doing Business with Iran’s Quds Terror Outfit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/25/2020 at 12:00pm
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The United States has imposed sanctions against a China-linked business network financing Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) and Quds Force, both U.S. designated terrorist entities. The network bought hundreds of millions of dollars worth of oil from National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), a state-owned Iranian firm “which helps to finance...

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Norway Government Collapses Over ISIS Bride Repatriation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 9:00am 1/21/2020 at 9:00am

Norway’s ruling coalition collapsed on Monday over the repatriation of a suspected female Islamic State fighter from Syria.

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Number of Islamists in Germany Reaches Record High, Says Intel Agency

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/19/2020 at 12:00pm
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The number of Islamists in Germany has again hit a record high, exceeding 12,000 for the first time, says the German domestic intelligence agency, the Office for the Protection of the Constitution. The number of radicalized Muslims committed to jihad has shown a three-fold rise since 2011, the intelligence...

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UK Treasury Imposes Ban on Iran-Backed Hezbollah Terrorist Group, Orders Asset Freeze

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00pm 1/18/2020 at 2:00pm
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The United Kingdom has joined the United States in banning the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah in its entirety. The decision taken by the UK Treasury on Friday will lead to the freezing of all assets belonging to the Lebanon-based terrorist organization. The “failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation” or seeking...

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European Powers Trigger “Dispute Mechanism” Over Iran’s Nuclear Deal Breach

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 9:00am 1/14/2020 at 9:00am
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Germany, France and the United Kingdom have launched a formal dispute mechanism against Iran which could end up putting international sanctions on the regime. The measure was announced on Tuesday following recent Iranian violations of the 2015 nuclear deal. The dispute will now be brought before a Joint Commission made up...

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Anti-Regime Protests Erupt in Iran After Airline Shootdown

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 10:15am 1/12/2020 at 10:15am
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Anti-regime protests have reignited in Iran’s capital Tehran and elsewhere in the country after the regime admitted shooting down a civilian Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 Iranian and foreign passengers on board. The epicenter of the protests was Tehran’s two main universities. Several Iranian university students were among those were killed...

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Iran Admits Shooting Down Civilian Jetliner “By Mistake”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:29pm 1/10/2020 at 11:29pm
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Iran has admitted shooting down the civilian Ukrainian jetliner that crashed on Wednesday near Tehran, killing all of the 176 passengers on board. The Iranian admission comes amid mounting evidence, with U.S., British, and Canadian intelligence confirming that the plane was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile.

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CNN Fails to Disclose Its Iranian Guest Threatened to Kill American Hostages in 1979

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 9:00am 1/10/2020 at 9:00am
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During their coverage of Iran this week, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour interviewed a woman named Masoumeh Ebtekar, who currently serves as Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs. Amanpour failed to make viewers aware of Ebtekar’s past.

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