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US preparing to conquer ISIS’ capital

The US led-coalition is laying the groundwork to push the Islamic State (ISIS) out of Raqqa in Syria, the city they have claimed as the capital of their caliphate.
October 26, 2016
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Egyptian Army kills 70 ISIS terrorists in Sinai

With the rise of Islamic terror forces in the Sinai, Israel activated a military clause in its peace accords with Egypt that allowed the entry of Egyptian tanks and fighter planes into the Sinai to fight the Islamic terror group.
October 25, 2016
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In second debate, Trump, Clinton fail to raise the bar

Days after revelations about Donald Trump's predatory comments about women and Hillary Clinton's closed-door speeches to banking executives, some people who watched the second US presidential debate were so disgusted they said they wouldn't vote or were weighing a third-party candidate or write-in option.
October 10, 2016
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Yemen rebels fire missiles at US Navy ship

The Shiite Houthis, backed by Iran, have been battling with the Sunnis in the country and a Saudi-led coalition, one of the several proxy wars being waged in the region.
October 10, 2016
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US further eases Iran sanctions after nuclear deal

After the disastrous nuclear deal, which greatly enriched Iran and allows the Islamic Republic to develop a nuclear weapon in just a few short years, the Obama Administration has now reduced even further the level of sanctions against Iran.
October 10, 2016
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Private Clinton speeches leaked, expose her duplicity

Excerpts of the speeches given in the years before her 2016 presidential campaign included some blunt and unguarded remarks to her private audiences, which collectively had paid her at least $26.1 million in speaking fees
October 9, 2016
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Russia vetoes UN resolution on Aleppo

Russia vetoed a French-drafted resolution demanding an immediate halt to the bombing campaign that the Syrian government and Russia are carrying out against rebel-held districts in Aleppo.
October 9, 2016
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WATCH: Updates on the Iran nuclear deal

A digital national security platform dedicated to bringing critical security issues to the forefront of debate, explains in simple terms why the deal with Iran is a bad one.
October 6, 2016
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NSA contractor arrested for stealing classified information

Harold Thomas Martin III, a contractor for the National Security Agency has been arrested on charges that he illegally removed highly classified information and stored the material in his home and car, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
October 6, 2016
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Russia sends S-300 air defense system to Syria

The Russian military said Tuesday it had beefed up its forces in Syria with state-of-the-art air defense missiles, an announcement that follows Washington's move to suspend contacts with Russia over its heavy bombings in Syria.
October 5, 2016
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Palestinian Authority postpones municipal elections

After a Palestinian court ruled to exclude Gaza from elections, the Palestinian Authority announced it will postpone elections until citizens of Gaza and Palestinian territories can vote at the same time.
October 5, 2016
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Japan hit by powerful quakes

Japan sits along the Pacific 'Ring of Fire' and is one of the world's most earthquake-prone countries.
September 26, 2016
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Imam kills Jordanian writer for offending Islam

A prominent and outspoken Jordanian writer on Sunday was shot dead in front of the courthouse where he had been on trial for posting a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam on social media.
September 26, 2016
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Suspect arrested in Washington mall shooting

Arcan Cetin is suspected of entering the Cascade Mall with a rifle and shooting at people in the Macy's department store, leaving five people dead, before fleeing the scene.
September 25, 2016
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Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; possible override by Congress looms

Though the concept of sovereign immunity generally shields governments from lawsuits, the bill creates an exception that allows foreign governments to be held responsible if they support a terrorist attack that kills US citizens on American soil.
September 25, 2016