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Will Obama Open Next Week The Largest American Mosque In The World

America’s largest mosque complex, officially known as Turkish-American Culture and Civilization Center, was built with Turkish funding under the supervision of the Turkish religious foundation (Diyanet). The $100 million mega mosque in Lanham, Maryland, will soon be open for Muslim worshipers in the Washington, DC area, as their link shows: “Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdoğan and US President Barack Obama are ...

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Obama’s Pulling His Numbers on Islam ‘Right Out of His A**,’

HBO host Bill Maher argued that “it’s not one small slice” of Muslims who hold extremist beliefs, and President Obama’s claims to the contrary are pulled “right out of his a**” on Friday’s “Real Time.” Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm (D) said, “ISIS is a narrow, and far extreme sect of the wide band of the Muslim religion, the Islamic ...

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US: Banks, dam targeted by Iranian hackers

WASHINGTON — The U.S. charged seven hackers linked to the Iranian government with executing large-scale coordinated cyberattacks on dozens of banks as well as a small dam outside New York City — intrusions that law enforcement officials said reached into America’s infrastructure, disrupted the nation’s financial system and cost tens of millions. Indictments announced Thursday by the Justice Department show ...

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China, Russia and India are joining forces

This month, as Newsweek goes to print, an international organisation all but unknown in the West is set to announce that its membership will soon include countries representing half the world’s population. If the hopes of its leading backers – particularly Russia – are realised, the 15th annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in the Russian city of ...

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Kerry: Denmark ‘front and centre’ in Isis fight

Jensen and Kerry addressing the media prior to their meeting at the US State Department on Wednesday. Photo: Saul Loeb/Scanpix US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday praised Denmark for “really making a difference” in the fight against the Islamic State. Hosting Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen in Washington, Kerry thanked the Nordic nation for its recent commitment to ...

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ISIS threatens Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey

A screenshot from the video released by the radical Islamist militant group on Wednesday.ISIS MEDIA Hackers aligned with the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) threatened Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a new video on Wednesday, railing against the social media companies’ war on its propaganda. The 25-minute film, uncovered by deep web company Vocativ, displays ...

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Pentagon : We watch ISIS’s chemical weapons capability ‘very closely’

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said late Tuesday that the U.S. watches the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) emergent chemical weapons capability “very closely” and that it’s something the U.S. takes “action” against. “I’m just telling you it’s something we watch very closely and it’s something we take action against,” Carter said on PBS’s “Charlie Rose.” Carter’s comments come ...

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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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