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Update: State Dept Extends Shutdown of Embassies in 19 Countries

the State Department has announced that out of “an abundance of concern” 19 Embassies throughout the Muslim world will continue to be shut until the end of the week. Concern about an attack on Sunday, August 4 that did not

Posted in A1, Breaking News, Terrorism, World

President Signs 23 Executive Actions on Gun Control Issues

The President,  referring to the tragic events at Sandy Hook in his introduction, used four young children and a victim of the Virgina Tech massacre as a backdrop for his remarks on his new gun control initiative. He announced this

Posted in Breaking News, US

Egyptian Court Orders New Trial for Mubarak

An Egyptian court has accepted an appeal by ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his former interior minister Habib el-Adly, allowing them to be retried over the killings of protesters in the 2011 uprising. Judge Ahmed Ali Abdelrahman told the court

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Shell Casings Found in Africa Trace Back to Iran

 Iran has got its sticky fingers in pies all over the Middle East and North Africa, to say the least. The discovery of this new trail of Iranian interference in Cote d’Ivoire is just one more indication of Iran’s global

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Update: WalMart Denies Reports, Says It Will Continue to Stock Ammo

Contrary to what we reported yesterday,which was based on a first person report from a WalMart consumer who tried unsuccessfully to order some ammunition at a local store (see the first story below and the last comment by Daniel in

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Syrian ‘Rebel’ Group Threatens the US with Bloodshed

al-Nusrah

The al-Nusrah Front is an off-shoot of al Qaeda in Iraq, now fighting with the ‘opposition’ in Syria. They are considered to be the best trained and most experienced fighters of all the Syrian rebels, and have been  described as

Posted in Breaking News, Middle East, Terrorism, US