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Globe Trot: Former Gitmo prisoner now heads al-Qaeda branch

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/14/15, 03:05 pm

SUDAN: One of the freed Guantanamo Bay detainees has turned up in a new video claiming to be the new leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Ibrahim Qosi is a veteran jihadist rated as posing a “high” risk to the United States but was released and transferred to Sudan in 2012.

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Globe Trot: Saudi women prepare to vote for the first time

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/11/15, 02:20 pm

SAUDI ARABIA: Women will vote for the first time this weekend as Saudis go to the polls.

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Associated Press

Midday Roundup: Stampede near Mecca kills more than 700 pilgrims

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/24/15, 11:25 am

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