Tension in the Middle East
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January 9th, 2020
ukrainian-plane-tehran aid workers
By: Streiff – redstate.com – January 8, 2020 Rescue workers carry the body of a victim of a Ukrainian plane crash in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital’s main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of...
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November 5th, 2019
Probe-for-answers
By: Kerby Anderson – probe.org – July 18, 2018 In this article we will be looking at Islam and terrorism. Before we look at the rise of Muslim terrorism in our world, we need to understand the worldview conflict between Islam and western values. The Muslim religion is a seventh-century religion. Think about that statement for a moment. Most people would...
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September 10th, 2019
President Trump profile
By: Staff – bbc.com – September 9, 2019 US President Donald Trump says talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan are “dead”. “As far as I’m concerned, they are dead,” he told White House reporters on Monday. Over the weekend Mr Trump cancelled secret plans to host a Taliban delegation in the US after the...
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August 21st, 2019
Congresswoman Rashida-Tlaib
By: Dr. Jim Denison – denisonforum.org – August 20, 2019 Here’s the article I wish I were writing today: the daughter of Palestinian immigrants is elected to the United States Congress, shining a light on the significance of Palestinian people everywhere. She returns to the West Bank to visit her elderly grandmother and to inspire the Palestinians with her example...
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August 20th, 2019
Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib
By:  Alex Pappas – foxnews.com – August 19, 2019 Progressive ‘Squad’ members Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib hold news conference following canceled congressional trip to Israel. An emotional Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday held back tears during a news conference as she and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar condemned Israel’s recent decision to impose restrictions on visiting the country, with the Democrats calling for...
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August 19th, 2019
Graves - Burying 63
By: Rahim Faiez & Cara Anna – apnews.com – August 18, 2019 The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing dozens — and Afghanistan grieved again. The local Islamic...
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June 25th, 2019
US Military on high alert in Iraq
By: Staff – newsmax.com – June 25, 2019 President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups. The sanctions follow Iran’s downing of a more than $100 million U.S. surveillance drone over the Strait...
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June 21st, 2019
flight-ops-arabian-gulf
By: Victor Davis Hanson – nationalreview.com – June 20, 2019 What worked during the Obama administration may not work now. In May 2018, the Donald Trump administration withdrew the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran, popularly known as the Iran nuclear deal. The U.S. then ramped up sanctions on the Iranian theocracy to try to ensure that...
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June 14th, 2019
By: Staff – cbsnews.com – June 14, 2019 The Japanese owner of the Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz, said Friday that sailors on board saw “flying objects” just before it was hit, suggesting the vessel wasn’t damaged by mines. That account contradicts what the U.S. military said as it released a video Friday it...
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May 16th, 2019
US Military on high alert in Iraq
By: Kim Hjelmgaard – usatoday.com – May 15, 2019 The U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert, and the State Department ordered all nonemergency employees Wednesday to leave the country immediately amid escalating tensions with Iran. Some U.S. allies have expressed skepticism about the Trump administration’s claims that Iran poses a growing threat. Navy Capt. Bill Urban, a spokesman at the U.S. military’s Central Command, said...
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