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FBI: ‘An act of terrorism’

International | The uncomfortable parallels of the Pensacola shooting with 9/11
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/09/19, 12:48 pm

SAUDI ARABIA: The FBI is now working with the presumption that the Friday shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola that killed three Americans and wounded eight others “was an act of terrorism.”

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A dangerous missile arsenal

International | Iran asserts its power in Iraq and throughout the Middle East
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/05/19, 06:51 pm

IRAN is building up an arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq, part of a widening effort to assert power across the Middle East that comes as protests drive media coverage from the region and the United States is occupied by impeachment proceedings and pullouts from that part of the world.

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Northern Syria under assault

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/03/19, 11:03 am

Syrian forces on Monday struck a market in the rebel-controlled town of Maaret al-Noumaan, killing at least 13 people. In a separate attack, Turkish artillery shells landed near a school in the Kurdish-held town of Tal Rifaat, killing nine people, including eight children. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported additional strikes in the nearby town of Saraqeb and another Russian attack in the city of Idlib.

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