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Spain busts gang that helped finance al-Qaeda in Syria
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-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Nike releases new 'Pro Hijab' as demand for modest fashion increases
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/19/2019 08:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [145 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  What will happen when the alphabet gender identity activists bathroom demands encounter conservative Muslims?
Posted by: Glenmore || 06/19/2019 12:20 Comments || Top||

#2  glenmore,

this has started in England

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8751787/muslim-protests-gay-lessons-birmingham-primary-school/
Posted by: lord garth || 06/19/2019 15:29 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
50 Die In Fighting Terror In Afghanistan Each Day: Mohib
[ToloNews] The National Security Advisor, Hamdullah Mohib, who addressed a conference in Russia on Tuesday, said that the nature of hybrid threats in the region are complex, and multi-faceted that and it requires serious and collective action to fight them.

Mohib said that counterterrorism efforts need to remain a top priority for countries in the region. in order to ensure the national security of countries in the region and improve regional socio-economic development.

"At least 50 people pay the ultimate sacrifice in the fight against terrorism on a daily basis, which makes Afghanistan as the country at the frontlines of the fight against terrorism. But this menace threatens all of our countries," he said.

He said that narcotics is known as the main source of revenue for terrorism that generates billions of dollars every year. "Joint and coordinated action is required to fight this evil phenomenon," he added.

"Similarly, countering financial crimes is key to ensuring the national security of our states; fight against money laundering, illegal money transactions through unregistered hawala systems, fundraising for terrorism through unmonitored charities in the region are a must," he said.

He pointed out that to border cooperation and said that "thousands cross borders in our region illegally to join terrorist groups, receive training, and target our citizens".

He said that joint cooperation to manage our borders in the region, share information in real time, and equip border forces with the required technology is important to fight hybrid threats.

Mohib mentioned that cybercrimes are another means of hybrid warfare which is threatening the countries in the region.

"Afghanistan stands ready to enter into bilateral and regional partnerships through MoUs to limit and eliminate the use of the cyberspace by destructive elements that create terror in our societies and prevent us from development," he said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [73 views] Top|| File under:


UK pledges £170 million in fresh aid to Afghanistan
[KhaamaPress] The government of the United Kingdom pledged a fresh aid package of £170 million to Afghanistan.

UK’s International Development Secretary Rory Stewart announced the fresh aid package following his meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani
...former chancellor of Kabul University, now president of Afghanistan. Before returning to Afghanistan in 2002 he was a scholar of political science and anthropology. He worked at the World Bank working on international development assistance. As Finance Minister of Afghanistan between July 2002 and December 2004, he led Afghanistan's attempted economic recovery until the Karzais stole all the money...
.

The funds will be spent over the span of five years to provide urgent aid to flood and drought affected people by providing food, water and medicines.

Following his meeting with President Ghani, Stewart said "The humanitarian need in Afghanistan is severe."

The Afghan Red Islamic Thingy Society, the International Federation of Red Thingy and Red Islamic Thingy Societies had earlier warned that 10 million people face severe food insecurity and require urgent help.

This comes as devastating flash floods hit certain parts of the country followed by severe drought.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [163 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Brits could use help with their own flooding.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/19/2019 8:09 Comments || Top||

#2  That won't even take a day to steal...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/19/2019 9:43 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Egypt's Former President Morsi Quietly Buried in Cairo
[AnNahar] Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi was buried Tuesday as calls mounted for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom.

The Islamist leader, who was tossed in 2013 after a year of divisive
...politicians call things divisive when when the other side sez something they don't like. Their own statements are never divisive, they're principled...
rule and later charged with espionage, was buried at a cemetery in eastern Cairo's Medinat Nasr, one of his lawyers said.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Unlike Khomeini's funeral where he got knocked out of the box a time or two by the surging mob...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/19/2019 8:51 Comments || Top||


Those who oppose military are 'enemies of Algeria': Army chief
[Al Jazeera] Algeria's powerful army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah has branded those who oppose the military as enemies of the country, as protesters keep demanding the removal of the ruling elite that has run the state for decades.

The army is currently the main player in Algerian politics after longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
... 10th president-for-life of Algeria. He was elected in 1999 and is currently on his third or fourth term. Maybe it's the fifth....
was forced to step down in early April in the wake of mass protests against his rule and the establishment.

Those with "grudges and animosity towards the army and its command ... are undoubtedly enemies of Algeria," a defence ministry statement on Tuesday quoted Gaid Salah as saying at a military base in the southwestern province of Bechar.

"Those who are knowingly trying to circumvent ... terms of the constitution, do they realise what it means to suppress all state institutions?" he asked.
Posted by: Fred || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [75 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Bangladesh
Shut out from Bangladesh schools, Rohingyas turn to madrassas
[AlAhram] Half a million refugee Rohingya children are shut out of local schools in Bangladesh, leaving many in religious madrassas where critics say educational standards are low and students are vulnerable to indoctrination.

Around 740,000 Moslem Rohingya fled into the country during a 2017 crackdown by Myanmar's military, swelling the numbers of the minority in Bangladesh to around a million.

But while their language and culture are similar to people in southeastern Bangladesh, authorities regard the Rohingya as temporary guests and their children are denied access to local schools, raising fears of a "lost generation".
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Posted by: trailing wife || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Admit one muslim kid into a school, he may learn something. Admit two, they'll muddle through while trying to make life hard for everyone else. Admit three and you've set a fucking knifer gang among schoolchildren.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/19/2019 7:05 Comments || Top||

#2  "I wanted to be a doctor, but I don't think it will be possible," she told AFP, breaking down in tears.

Hold the tears. It wasn't possible anyway. Rohingya girls get married at 11. Fucking fake muslim media 'boo hoo' nonsense. Rohingya girls are treated less than cattle, they are bred only for breeding or selling or covering debts.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/19/2019 7:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Notice that the Bangladeshis aren't letting them into their schools. But the problem is entirely caused by the non-Muslims who object to the colonists...
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 06/19/2019 7:17 Comments || Top||

#4  RAB setting up dedicated battalion [in Cox's Bazar] to monitor Rohingya muslims (2 min: generic street footage, a few words from the boss, more generic route march). DG of RAB an English major (sez Wiki)? Color me boggled charmed.
Posted by: Albert Angitle1976 || 06/19/2019 22:49 Comments || Top||

#5  English lit, even.
Posted by: Albert Angitle1976 || 06/19/2019 22:50 Comments || Top||

#6  Argh. From January, meant to add. Gonna shut up now (and suffer ;-)).
Posted by: Albert Angitle1976 || 06/19/2019 22:52 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Ousted Istanbul mayor leading re-run polls after TV debate
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Ottoman Turkish opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor who was ousted from office when his March victory was annulled bested his ruling party rival in a rare TV debate, a pollster said on Monday, putting him in the lead ahead of a June 23 re-vote.

In the first debate of its kind in The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
in nearly two decades, ruling AK Party (AKP) candidate Binali Yildirim on Sunday faced the main opposition CHP’s Ekrem Imamoglu, who won an initial vote on March 31 before he was ejected from city hall.

Defeat for Ottoman Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP in Istanbul, where he launched his political career and served as mayor in the 1990s, would be a huge symbolic shock and a broader sign of dwindling support amid an economic downturn.

In a poll of more than 30,000 city residents on Monday morning, polling firm Mak Danismanlik found that 46 percent of respondents said Imamoglu was more successful than his rival, versus 44 percent for Yildirim. The CHP candidate was likely to get the votes of 65 percent of those who shied away from the ballot box in March, it found.

"Imamoglu talked more about what he would do, while Yildirim focused more on what he had already done. Usually, those who offer a future projection tend to do better in elections," Mehmet Ali Kulat, owner of Mak Danismanlik, told Rooters.

Kulat added that, as of Monday morning, Imamoglu was 1.5 percentage points ahead of his rival according to the latest polls. In an interview with Rooters, Imamoglu, of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), said the debate was a boost.

"We are at a very good point...I am very clear in my opinion that after last night there isn’t at all a drop in support," he said, adding he expects an even larger margin of victory this coming Sunday.

Pro-AKP newspaper columnists said Yildirim’s performance was superior and a hashtag spread on Twitter ‐ translated as "lightning strikes" ‐ suggested he made a mark.

Yildirim, a former prime minister, narrowly lost in March by some 13,000 votes in what was one of the biggest election setbacks for Erdogan since the AKP first came to power in 2002.

His political alliance retained a majority of the nationwide vote but also lost control of the capital Ankara. The re-run ordered by the High Electoral Board, and praised by Erdogan, has drawn international criticism and deepened fears about the erosion of rule of law in Turkey.
Posted by: Fred || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [83 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


EU warns Turkey over ‘illegal’ drilling off Cyprus
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
an Union on Tuesday hit out at The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's colony in Asia Minor...
for its "illegal drilling activities" off Cyprus and warned of possible retaliation over the controversial gas exploration bid.

Ministers from the 28 member states tasked the European Commission, the bloc’s executive, with preparing "appropriate measures" to hit back at Turkey ‐ which could ultimately include sanctions against companies and individuals involved in the drilling.

The discovery of huge gas reserves in the Mediterranean has fueled a race to tap underwater resources and triggered an escalating dispute between Turkey and EU member Cyprus, which also plans to ramp up its exploratory activities in the area.

European affairs ministers from the 28 states discussed Turkey at a meeting in Luxembourg on Tuesday, lamenting Ankara’s "deeply worrying backsliding" on human rights
...not to be confused with individual rights, mind you...
and that it "continues to move further away from the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
"The Council expresses serious concerns over Turkey’s current illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean and deplores that Turkey has not yet responded to the European Union’s repeated calls to cease such activities," the ministers said in their formal conclusions from the meeting.

"The EU will closely monitor developments and stands ready to respond appropriately and in full solidarity with Cyprus. The Council invites the Commission and the European External Action Service to submit options for appropriate measures without delay."

The EU in May urged Turkey to show restraint and respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus over the energy dispute, while the United States also asked Ankara to reconsider.

Turkey says its actions abide by international law and that it is drilling inside its continental shelf, but it does not recognize Cyprus as a sovereign or EU member state with its exclusively Greek Cypriot administration.

Earlier on Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras used a phone call with European Council President Donald Tusk to demand the EU step up its response after Ankara defied calls for the drilling to stop.

In theory, Turkey is applying to join the EU but accession talks have been frozen and at Tuesday’s meeting the ministers said: "no further work towards the modernization of the EU-Turkey Customs Union is foreseen".
Posted by: Fred || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  You and whose army will back up the warning?
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 06/19/2019 14:27 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
New York becomes 13th state to allow driver's licenses for illegal immigrants as Republicans accuse Cuomo of 'watering down citizenship'
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [223 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How many trillions have Americans invested in roads so illegal immgrants can use them for free?!?

Madness.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/19/2019 4:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Congratulations, here is your new driver's license. You are now pre-screened for your SNAP electronic debit card. Be sure to register to vote as you leave the building.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/19/2019 6:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Interesting. Not possible in Germany.
But the real issue is employment.
Posted by: European Conservative || 06/19/2019 7:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Well, when you really don't believe in America or being an American......
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/19/2019 9:19 Comments || Top||

#5  Every state allowing these is in open rebellion against the Federal government. Send in the military and start hanging the traitors. Or bring back wanted criminals with dead or alive rewards.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/19/2019 9:56 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Big changes at NSC
[Twitter]


Posted by: 3dc || 06/19/2019 04:30 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [282 views] Top|| File under:

#1  WaPo sees it as "Bolton's Boys". I see it as getting your team right to all work toward a common goal, with no leakage.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/19/2019 7:48 Comments || Top||

#2  Anyone Darth Bolton approves of is good enough for me.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/19/2019 12:15 Comments || Top||

#3  Hooray, more wars! Who should we bomb next? After Iran, I mean. How many people alive today won't see their next birthday? To hell with our infrastructure and things we need, we have all the money for wars!
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 06/19/2019 19:02 Comments || Top||

#4  We get it, Capitulation Macro Boy
Posted by: Frank G || 06/19/2019 19:17 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinian finances on the brink of ruin
Their choice. All they have to do is stop providing pensions to terrorists and teaching their children vicious lies, and all would be forgiven. But they refuse to walk away from the opium of hatred.
[Al Jazeera] Paleostinian finances are on the brink of ruin after the suspension of hundreds of millions of dollars of United States aid, the governor of the Paleostine Monetary Authority (PMA) said on Tuesday.

The mounting financial pressures on the Paleostinians' self-ruling entity have sent its debt soaring to $3bn and led to a severe contraction in its estimated $13bn economy for the first time in years, PMA head Azzam Shawwa told Rooters news agency.

"We are now going through a critical point," Shawwa said with respect to Paleostinian President the ineffectual Mahmoud Abbas
... a graduate of the prestigious unaccredited Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow with a doctorate in Holocaust Denial...
's Western-backed Paleostinian Authority (PA), which exercises limited self-government in the occupied West Bank.

"What's next, we don't know. How we are going to pay salaries next month? How are we going to finance our obligations? How will daily life continue without liquidity in the hands of people?" asked the head of the PMA, which is the Paleostinians' equivalent of a central bank.

"I don't know where we are heading. This uncertainty makes it difficult to plan for tomorrow," Shawwa said during a visit to neighbouring Jordan.
"But at least we still got out Joooo-Hate!"
The steep cuts in US aid over the past year were widely seen as an attempt to pressure the PA to return to the negotiating table after it cut off political dealings with the administration of US President Donald Trump
...Oh, noze!...
in 2017.

That move followed Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and to move the US embassy to the city despite its internationally disputed status, reversing decades of US policy and practice.

The White House wants the Paleostinians to engage with a long-delayed Middle East peace plan drawn up by Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

The plan's economic component is due to be unveiled at a conference in Bahrain next week, which the Paleostinians are boycotting, citing pro-Israel bias by Washington.
Posted by: Fred || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [150 views] Top|| File under: PLO

#1  Caliphornia, too. Still.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/19/2019 7:49 Comments || Top||

#2 
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/19/2019 7:55 Comments || Top||


Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka policeman defies president to testify at attack probe
[DAWN] A Sri Lankan police officer on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and testified before a parliamentary investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide kabooms that killed 258 people.

Sirisena has come in for major criticism after ordering top brass not to allow police, military or intelligence personnel to take part in hearings into the attacks being held by a parliamentary committee.

The president, who has said the hearings could reveal classified information, is accused by critics of presiding over a security and intelligence apparatus which ignored warnings that could have prevented the attack on three churches and luxury hotels.

On Tuesday the committee heard evidence ‐ much of it in camera ‐ from Inspector N.B.Kasthuriarachchi, who had been in charge of an area where the bombing criminal mastermind was based before he went underground in the months prior to the attack.

Deputy parliamentary speaker Ananda Kumarasiri opened the hearing with a warning to public servants that refusing to cooperate with the committee could lead to a 10-year jail term.

"Anyone who refuses to appear... or withholds any evidence, will be violating the parliamentary privileges act and will be liable to punishment," he said.

The state telecommunication service provider, which previously broadcast live proceedings of the hearing on cable TV, stopped doing so after a presidential order two weeks ago.
Posted by: Fred || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [81 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Rouhani says world 'praises' Iran over US standoff
[DAWN] President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said the world "praises" Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran had continued to honour.

"Today we are in a faceoff with America in which there is no one in the world that does not praise Iran," Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
"Iran has been loyal to its signature, Iran has been loyal to international agreements, and the one standing against us today is the one that has trampled all pacts, agreements and international accords," he added.

Iran is locked in a tense standoff with the US after Washington withdrew last year from the 2015 nuclear deal and reimposed sweeping sanctions, even as its allies said Tehran had abided by the agreement's terms.

Tensions have escalated ever since, with Washington bolstering its military presence in the region, blacklisting Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization and blaming Tehran for twin attacks on tankers last week in the Gulf of Oman.
Posted by: Fred || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  If I were a genius, I would also ratchet up the rhetoric after Trump moved in aircraft carriers and B-52's.
Posted by: Beau || 06/19/2019 6:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Don't say another word to the SOB's. Next time they pull something stupid, destroy an entire city in non-prime news time, say 0300. A port city with lots of small, fast boats. Make the water boil. Let the smoke cloud be seen from Toronto.

Return to saying nothing.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/19/2019 6:39 Comments || Top||

#3  I like the way you think.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/19/2019 8:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Cherman sellers of dual use tech cheering loudest...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/19/2019 9:44 Comments || Top||

#5  Qom, one port, one refinery. Save Tehran for the locals.
Posted by: Beau || 06/19/2019 9:44 Comments || Top||

#6  Vaporise a muzzranian financial center essential to the eurine sanctions busting project. Watch the fun...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/19/2019 11:09 Comments || Top||

#7  the eurine sanctions busting project.

As European Conservative has commented, and as the sanctions busters are starting to admit aloud, the sanctions busting plan is not working. Queerly enough, having announced their intention, what they subsequently tried to do fooled no one.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/19/2019 12:51 Comments || Top||

#8  My company has never traded with Iran (and never will as long as the mullahs rule). We have communicated this policy to our U.S. business partners.

We also don't accept orders (or offers) from companies that deal with Iran, directly or indirectly. All our contracts bear this clause.

Many other German companies do the same. They may not talk openly about it, but Iran has become a no go.

Btw we also don't trade with companies that support BDS.
Posted by: European Conservative || 06/19/2019 13:36 Comments || Top||

#9  Return to saying nothing.

In fact, do like the Iranians and deny everything. Surely nobody will be able to figure it out.
Posted by: gorb || 06/19/2019 13:52 Comments || Top||


Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
will not wage war against any nation, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV.

Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf on Thursday, which Washington has blamed on Tehran.

"Iran will not wage war against any nation," Rouhani said.
"Or at least not for long..."
He said: "Those facing us are a group of politicians with little experience."

"Despite all of the Americans’ efforts in the region and their desire to cut off our ties with all of the world and their desire to keep Iran secluded, they have been unsuccessful," Rouhani added.

IRGC chief says Iran’s ballistic missiles capable of hitting ‘carriers in the sea’

Posted by: Fred || 06/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  IRGC chief says Iran’s ballistic missiles capable of hitting ‘carriers in the sea’.... 'but they won't.' he hastily added.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/19/2019 2:40 Comments || Top||

#2  Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

"...'Cause we wage jihad, not war. There'z a difference."

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 06/19/2019 6:01 Comments || Top||

#3  good point, Mike. Always helps to parse political statements based on where they're coming from
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/19/2019 7:32 Comments || Top||

#4  Netanyahu to Israel's enemies: We have power to destroy, do not test us
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/19/2019 8:09 Comments || Top||

#5  "We will not wage war, that's what proxies are for!"
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 06/19/2019 8:43 Comments || Top||

#6  They've been at war since they seized the embassy.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/19/2019 9:20 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Wed 2019-06-19
  Spain busts gang that helped finance al-Qaeda in Syria
Tue 2019-06-18
  Iran says it dismantled a U.S. cyber espionage network
Mon 2019-06-17
  Mohammed Morsi titzup
Sun 2019-06-16
  Maldives seek foreign help to deal with IS fighters
Sat 2019-06-15
  Iranian boat fired missile at US drone prior to tanker attack, US official says
Fri 2019-06-14
  Tanker Front Altair is on fire according to Bloomberg
Thu 2019-06-13
  Middle East on alert as two oil tankers are hit by explosions and one 'sinks' in suspected 'torpedo attack' in Gulf of Oman
Wed 2019-06-12
  Boko Haram kills at least 26 people in Cameroon
Tue 2019-06-11
  At least 95 killed in central Mali village attack
Mon 2019-06-10
  Iran ammonium-nitrate stash in London and around the world ignored for 2015 Iran deal
Sun 2019-06-09
  Tunisian-German couple in court over ‘ricin attack plot’
Sat 2019-06-08
  U.S., Mexico: Trump Announces Deal With Mexico, Suspends Tariff Threat
Fri 2019-06-07
  Houthis kill imam, 9 worshippers for following Saudi Eid al-Fitr moon sighting
Thu 2019-06-06
  ISIS claiming to exterminate a Pakistani Intel agent
Wed 2019-06-05
  Nanagarhar: Senior ISIS leader hailing from India killed in Afghanistan airstrike

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