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US uncovers Hizballah drug smuggling

Members a Lebanese Hizballah militant group were arrested on charges they used millions of dollars from the sale of cocaine in the US and Europe to purchase weapons in Syria, the US Drug Enforcement Administration [DEA] announced on Monday. Hizballah has sent troops to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country’s almost five-year-old civil war. The group is designated ...

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Saudi Arabia launches military exercise with 20 nations

Saudi Arabia launched a massive military exercise that will include troops from 20 nations, state media reported Monday. The drill, dubbed North Thunder, involves Arab and Muslim countries, according to the Saudi Press Agency. It’s taking place in King Khalid Military City in northeastern Saudi Arabia. The news agency did not provide much information on what the exercise entails but ...

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ISIS attack on U.S. “inevitable,”

The following is a script from “John Brennan” which aired on Feb. 14, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Robert G. Anderson, Pat Milton and Aaron Weisz, producers. The ISIS assault on Paris and the ISIS-inspired massacre in San Bernardino, California, share a disturbing fact, no one saw them coming. Today, the biggest terrorist threat to the United States is ...

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ISIS in Libya a Major International Threat

Overview 1.   In 2015 ISIS established two strongholds beyond the borders of its power base in Iraq and Syria: the first in the Sinai Peninsula, where it wages determined fighting against the Egyptian security forces. The second is situated in the north- central Libyan city of Sirte and its surroundings, where it has established territorial control and from where it ...

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Isis stones to death four women after they were raped by militants

Kurdish activists claim the Isis jihadist group has stoned to death four women in a mass execution for “adultery”, without identifying any details about the men involved. The lack of information involved in the case brought before the militants’ Shariah court in Mosul, Iraq, has led to speculation that the women were raped by Isis fighters themselves. Speaking to the ...

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Unprecedented’ Muslims migrant crisis is pushing Sweden to breaking point

Has Sweden’s warm welcome of migrants now backfired? Sweden is absorbing the vast majority of the migrants coming to Europe to seek asylum and the country is now in turmoil.Violence and crime has swept the nation with police declaring they now have entire areas which are ‘no-go’ zones.In 2015 alone Sweden, with a population of 9.5million, received over 160 000 ...

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Tensions are rising in Scandinavia over Muslims immigration

OSLO-STOCKHOLM — Norwegian officials called the school guards “extra supervision.” Critics said the plan to post security personnel near an Oslo school in case of assaults by newly arrived refugees was an ugly euphemism for intolerance. Across the border in the far northern Swedish town of Kalix, a traditional bastion of center-left politics, more than 100 residents signed a petition ...

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‘Death to America and Israel’ Chants in Iran

AFP / ATTA KENARE Iran celebrated the 37th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution on Thursday, with plenty of anti-America, anti-Israeli, and anti-Western sentiment on hand, beyond re-enacting the capture of 10 American sailors in January. NBC News reports “tens of thousands of Iranians” marching through Azadi Square in Tehran, chanting “Death to America and Israel!” and waving signs with ...

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Global Jihad February 10, 2016

Main events of the week The main development of the week was the offensive by the Syrian Army, in the area north of Aleppo, which began on the day the Geneva III Conference started.The strategic goals of the Syrian offensive, as is evident from an interview with Bouthaina Shaaban, political and media adviser to Bashar Assad, are to take over ...

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10 Basic Questions for Ban Ki-moon

As UN chief Ban Ki-moon continues his high-profile visit to Canada today with an address at McGill University, my alma mater, I hope students will ask Mr. Ban 10 basic questions concerning U.N. actions over the past year, which new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau failed to ask yesterday: 5: If the UN Charter promises equality, why does the UNGA condemn ...

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