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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 25th, 2013
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Christmas Day bombings in Iraq kills nearly 40 Christians

Terrorists in Iraq targeted Christians in two separate bomb attacks in Baghdad Wednesday, killing at least 37 people, officials said. The bombs were detonated in Christian areas of Baghdad. Image/CIA A car bomb More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
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John Bolton says ‘no amnesty’ for Snowden, in fact, Bolton thinks he should be hung

The debate over whether the United States should give National Security Agency “whistleblower”  amnesty has basically been answered by White House officials Monday when spokesperson for the National More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Judge rules NSA program unconstitutional, no proof it stops terrorist attacks

A federal judge has ruled Monday that the National Security Agency program which collects information on nearly all telephone calls made to, from or within the United States is likely to be unconstitutional.   U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 28th, 2013
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Car bombing rock Iraq leaving dozens dead as death toll rising to highest levels since 2008

Ten car bombs exploded in Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad Sunday morning, all exploding within 40 minutes of one another. The death toll estimates are scattered but appear over 50 dead. Forty-one civilians were More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Christian pastor and son killed in terrorist attack by Boko Haram on Nigerian church

A Christian pastor and his son were killed and a church was destroyed by suspected Islamic militants using automatic weapons and explosives in northeast Nigeria early Thursday morning, according to Nigerian police. Photo/wikimedia A More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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Iraq: Over 20 dead as 3 bomb blasts hit Baghdad

Bombs ripped through outdoor markets in and near Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens, the latest in a deadly wave that has hit Iraq in recent months, officials said. A photo of a More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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Suicide bombers attack Christian church in Pakistan, at least 75 dead

Two explosions outside a crowded church in northwest Pakistan just as Sunday services ended killed at least 75 people and wounded more than 100, authorities said, one of Pakistan’s worst attacks against Christians More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria murder at least 160, military ‘cannot win the war’

At least 160 people have died in terrorist related violence this week in Nigeria’s Yobe and Borno States. Photo/wikimedia According to a news release from human rights group Christian Solidarity Worldwide More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Syrian violence: Nearly 40 dead in bombings and rebel groups battle one another

Earlier on Thursday, two bombings in Syria killed at least 39 people in the latest surge in violence, while al-Qaeda-linked fighters tighten their grip on a border town near Turkey after killing and expelling fighters More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Yemen officials say al-Qaeda terrorist threat to oil and gas pipelines ‘thwarted’

Yemen’s foreign ministry said Wednesday that it thwarted an al-Qaeda plot to blow up oil and gas pipelines and seize some of the country’s main ports to disrupt shipping, as more suspected drone strikes More...

By Robert On Sunday, August 4th, 2013
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Iraq, Libya and Pakistan jailbreaks prompt Interpol ‘global security alert’

Following a series of prison escapes across nine INTERPOL member countries in the past month alone, including in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan, the INTERPOL General Secretariat headquarters has issued a global security More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
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Sefa Riano, Indonesian terrorist arrested after recruiting through Facebook

The AP described the scene: Sefa Riano didn’t try to hide his plans or his beliefs. A Facebook page that police traced to him is plastered with photos of bearded men in camouflage uniforms holding rifles and banners More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 25th, 2013
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French soldier stabbed in neck while on patrol, targeted because of his service

A French soldier patrolling a business neighborhood west of Paris has been stabbed in the neck by a man who quickly fled the scene and is being sought by police, President Francois Hollande said. The soldier, age More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 25th, 2013
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‘Criminals not terrorists,’ two men arrested after RAF jets intercept plane, trying to enter cockpit and ‘blow up’ a joke

British police arrested two men aboard a diverted Pakistani airliner on Friday after Britain’s Royal Air Force scrambled Typhoon fighter jets to escort the airplane flying from Lahore to Manchester, in the north More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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Explosion in Damascus kills atleast a dozen, Parliament member blames Saudi Arabia and US for terrorism

An explosion in the Syrian capital Damascus has killed more than a dozen people, according to reports. Some media outlets said 13 people died in the blast and more than 70 others were injured. Syrian car bomb rubble, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 8th, 2013
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Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, The Iron Lady, dies at age 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a key figure in postwar British and world politics and the only woman to become British prime minister, has died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. (some More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, April 6th, 2013
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Terrorist group in Nigeria, Boko Haram, set to receive total amnesty from their crimes against Christians

After several months of political bantering on the emergence of Boko Haram Islamic sect and desirability of granting amnesty to its members, the Federal government, yesterday, took a major step towards granting More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Mohammed Zangina, top Boko Haram terrorist leader, captured by Nigerian police

Nigeria’s military says it’s questioning a leader of Boko Haram, the Islamic militant group blamed for the killings of hundreds of civilians, after capturing him in the country’s northeast early More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham respond to President Obama signing the National Defense Authorization Act

donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress President Barack Obama signed the $633 billion fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization Act into law Thursday. The act allows the department to institute pay raises, bonuses More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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Taliban in Pakistan murders over 20 captured police officers

Government officials say 21 out of 23 tribal policemen believed to have been kidnapped by the Taliban have been executed by their captors in northwest Pakistan. Photo/Fast Track via wikimedia commons Naveed More...


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