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Oct 27 2019
Trump Announces ISIS Leader's Death
President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during a US military raid in northern Syria. Speaking at the White House, Trump said US special operations forces carried out the night mission over the weekend, and that there were no US deaths involved.
Some outlets characterized al-Baghdadi's death as a major blow to the terroristBreitbart News Reuters CNN (Online News)
Apr 29 2019
NY Times Opinion apologizes for cartoon depicting anti-Semitic tropes
The New York Times Opinion section on Saturday apologized for a political cartoon that included anti-Semitic tropes.
The image, published in the international print edition of Thursday’s paper, featured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a guide dog wearing a Star of David collar leading President Trump, who is wearing a skullcap and dark glasses.
“The image wasThe Hill
Sep 09 2013
Kerry’s Comments on Syria Are a Shift Over Strike
When Secretary of State John Kerry dangled for the first time on Monday actions that President Bashar al-Assad of Syria could take to avoid a military strike, it seemed an acknowledgment that Congress, America’s allies and the Russians were all looking for an off-ramp for what a week ago seemed like inevitable military action against Syria.New York Times (News)
Jun 12 2014
Militants Make Gains In Iraq Amid Report U.S. Rebuffed Calls For Help
The violence in Iraq has intensified today, with al-Qaida-linked Sunni militants moving into areas close to Baghdad after capturing the cities of Mosul and Tikrit. And amid this chaos, there's a new report that the U.S. rebuffed Iraqi requests last month to conduct airstrikes against the advancing militants, and that Kurdish fighters have taken territory in the oil-rich city of KirkukNPR (Online News)
Jan 27 2015
ISIS Attacks Luxury Tripoli Hotel, American May Be Among Dead
Gunmen stormed a hotel in Tripoli popular with diplomats and officials Tuesday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, killing at least nine people, including five foreigners, before blowing themselves up.
After setting off a car bomb outside the luxury Corinthia Hotel in Libya's capital, three militants rushed inside and opened fire, Issam al-Naass, a security servicesNewsmax (News)
Mar 19 2020
Tulsi Gabbard’s presidential campaign is officially over
The controversial Democrat has dropped out of the presidential race.
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s longshot presidential bid is over.
Gabbard’s decision to drop out, announced March 19, was long in the works. She had consistently averaged around 1 to 2 percent in national polls and performed poorly in primaries; her candidacy largely served as a single-issue protest run againstVox
Jul 08 2020
Univision Joins the History-Erasing Mob, Reduces George Washington to “Slave Owner”
Univision, a radical immigration advocacy PAC with a broadcast license seeking government permission to become a foreign-owned entity exercising undue influence in our electoral process, has sided with the mobs seeking to erase not just American history, but America itself.
This particular instance begins with the network's horrid coverage of President Donald Trump’s Independence DayNewsBusters
Apr 03 2015
Militants warn Kenya school attack only 'the beginning'
The al-Shabab militants who stormed a Kenyan university, killing at least 147 people, warned the students before they died that it was only the beginning of attacks on Kenyan schools, according to local media.
The mortuaries in the Kenyan town of Garissa are so overwhelmed by victims of Thursday's attack on Garissa University that they are shipping many of the bodies to Nairobi, the BBCUSA TODAY
Aug 24 2014
American held in Syria released
American Peter Theo Curtis, who was held hostage by Islamist rebels in Syria, was released Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said. "Particularly after a week marked by unspeakable tragedy, we are all relieved and grateful knowing that Theo Curtis is coming home after so much time held in the clutches of Jabhat Al-Nusra," Kerry said in a written announcement.CNN (Online News)
Feb 19 2015
Islamic State Defeat Hinges on Stable Syria, Obama Says
President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that U.S. and international efforts to degrade and ultimately destroy the Islamic State militant group may only be achieved after a political transition in Syria.
Mr. Obama, addressing dignitaries dozens of nations at a White House-sponsored summit on violent extremism, said the civil war in Syria gave rise to the Islamic State and chargedWall Street Journal (News)