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Arab nations punish Qatar over terror ties

International | Middle East power brokers cut off land, sea, air access to Gulf nation
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/05/17, 12:50 pm

QATAR: In a startling move for the Arab region, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Egypt broke diplomatic ties with Qatar this weekend, and cut off air, sea, and land access over its support for terror groups “aiming to destabilize the region.”

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A week full of terror

International | Jihadists on the rampage in the Philippines, Egypt, Afghanistan, and Iraq
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/02/17, 04:34 pm

JIHADISM: The climate isn’t collapsing, by all accounts, but jihadist terror has been on a rampage this week, and it’s worth talking about:

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Trump’s climate decision

International | The president reportedly plans to pull the U.S. from the 2015 Paris climate accord
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/31/17, 04:43 pm

CLIMATE: According to some reports, President Donald Trump has decided to pull the United States from the 2015 Paris global climate accord it agreed to, with heavy support from former President Barack Obama.

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