Crucial Prayer Topics : Terrorism & Persecution

Rebellion on a Nevada Cattle Ranch Could Be Just the Start
Time - April 16, 2014

The Feds may have made a gross miscalculation by allowing a rancher and his followers to win an armed standoff over government authority, but many believe that God intervened. ...[view article]

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Armored Vehicles Flying Russian Flags Appear in Eastern Ukraine
Time - April 16, 2014

Russian paratroopers have been spotted in eastern Ukraine while elements of the Ukrainian army have defected and are now flying Russian flags...[view article]

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Operation Desert Tortoise: It's not over
Daily Jot - April 16, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told KRNV News 4 that the showdown between a Nevada rancher and the federal government is "not over." He said, "We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it. So it's not over." WorldNetDaily reports that former Sheriff Richard Mack, executive director of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association says his government sources claim that the weekend retreat...[view article]

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Ukraine says Donetsk 'anti-terror operation' under way
BBC - April 15, 2014

The acting President of Ukraine, Olexander Turchynov, has announced the start of an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists....[view article]

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Jordan’s Ambassador to Libya Abducted in Tripoli Attack
Guardian - April 15, 2014

Libyan authorities confirm Fawaz Aitan has been kidnapped in attack that left his driver wounded...[view article]

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On Tax Day, RNC Sues The IRS
Breitbart - April 15, 2014

On Tax Day, the Republican National Committee announced it is suing the IRS for stonewalling Freedom of Information Act request for documents about the tax agency's politicized scrutiny of conservative and Tea Party groups....[view article]

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China denies church ‘demolition campaign’ but says Christianity’s growth ‘excessive’
Telegraph - April 11, 2014

Communist Party in Zhejiang rejects claims of campaign against Protestant churches but one official describes Christianity's growth as ‘excessive'...[view article]

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Twin car bombs in Syria's Homs kill at least 21 people
Reuters - April 10, 2014

At least 21 people including women and children were killed by twin car bombs in the central Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday, a monitoring group and state media said....[view article]

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House Republicans won't rule out arresting Lois Lerner if Justice Department doesn't
- April 10, 2014

Congress is calling for jail time regarding Lois Lerner....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - April 10, 2014

The Persecution & Prayer Alert The Voice of the Martyrs Canada www.persecution.net Thursday, April 10, 2014 "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with My righteous right hand." ~ Isaiah 41:10 NIV RECENT PRISONER UPDATES CHINA:...[view article]

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‘Expect To See A Band Of Soldiers’: Militia Members Arrive At Nevada Ranch
CBSNews.com - April 10, 2014

Militia groups are rallying behind a rancher whose cattle are being seized by the federal government....[view article]

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Feds accuse man in flying bomb plot in Connecticut
Fox News - April 8, 2014

FBI officials say they've arrested a Moroccan national in Connecticut in an alleged plot to fly bombs on drone-like devices into a school and a federal building....[view article]

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IRS agents’ testimony: NO progressive groups were targeted by IRS
The Daily Caller - April 7, 2014

IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency's political targeting did not apply to progressive groups as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa....[view article]

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Pakistan: Christian Couple Sentenced to Death over Alleged Text Message Insulting False Prophet Mohammed
The Blaze - April 7, 2014

A Christian couple has been sentenced to death in Pakistan after being accused of sending a text message to a local "Moslem" leader insulting the false prophet Mohammed, their lawyer and prosecutors say....[view article]

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China Atheist Government Wants Church to Remove Cross - Church Says NO!
China Aid - April 7, 2014

A Three-Self Patriotic Movement church in China’s coastal Zhejiang province is facing demolition after refusing to remove the cross that tops the building. The little Chinese government atheists are fearful of the church in China....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - April 3, 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014 "Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees, who write misfortune, which they have prescribed to rob the needy of justice, and to take what is right from the poor of My people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless. What will you do in the day of punishment...?" ~ Isaiah 10:1-3 NKJV ...[view article]

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No, Mr. President - You did NOT win!
- April 2, 2014

No, Mr. President. No way, Mr. President. We do not accept, we do not acquiesce in, this deplorable piece of legislation. The debate is not over. The debate will continue. It must continue....[view article]

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CIA officer confirmed no protests before misleading Benghazi account given
Washington Times - April 1, 2014

Before the Obama administration gave an inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA's station chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that no such demonstration occurred, documents and interviews with current and former intelligence officials show....[view article]

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Western Media Ignores Slaughter of Coptic Woman by Muslim Brotherhood, says Coptic Solidarity
Christian Newswire - April 1, 2014

Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the latest attack on Egypt's Copts by the Muslim Brotherhood and their allies -- and calls on the U.S. government to do likewise....[view article]

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NSA performed warrantless searches on Americans' calls and emails – Clapper
Guardian - April 1, 2014

US intelligence chiefs have confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a "back door" in surveillance law to perform warrantless searches on Americans' communications....[view article]

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US appeals court upholds new Texas abortion rules
Fox News - March 28, 2014

Great news for the yet to be born children!...[view article]

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More evidence of religious hostility at Air Force Academy
OneNewsNow.com - March 27, 2014

It's clearly evident according to a Christian law group that a double standard presides over the U.S. Air Force Academy when it comes to religious liberty on campus....[view article]

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TSA wants law enforcement at checkpoints
AP - Associated Press - March 26, 2014

The Transportation Security Administration recommended Wednesday that airports post armed law enforcement officers at security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours....[view article]

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Why are Iranian loons building giant mock-up of U.S. aircraft carrier?
CNN - March 25, 2014

Amid ongoing high-level diplomatic talks between the United States and Iran, it's a symbol of underlying mistrust....[view article]

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Are Nigeria's Neighbors Safe Havens for Boko Haram?
VOA News - March 25, 2014

As the Nigerian military battles Boko Haram in the northeast, its government said militants are finding safe havens in neighboring countries and then mounting cross-border attacks into Nigeria. Nigeria's neighbors are faced with a difficult question: How do they crack down on this trend without also making themselves targets of attack?...[view article]

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US Senate Advances Ukraine Aid, Russia Sanctions
VOA News - March 25, 2014

Hours after the world’s leading industrial powers moved to punish Russia for its annexation of Crimea, the U.S. Senate advanced a bill to provide economic aid to Ukraine and sanction Moscow. The Senate voted 78-17 to begin debate on the bill, which is expected to pass in coming days but would have to be reconciled with legislation in the House of Representatives....[view article]

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Egyptian court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood members to death, lawyer says
Jerusalem Post - March 24, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death for murder and other offenses on Monday, in a sharp escalation of a crackdown on the movement that is likely to fuel instability....[view article]

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Three Christian Villages Burned Down in Nigeria; Over 100 People 'Hacked and Burned to Death'
ChristianPost.com - March 19, 2014

Three Christian villages were burned down in an attack Friday night in Nigeria's Kaduna state, with reports stating that more than 100 people were "hacked and burned to death," allegedly by Muslim gunmen....[view article]

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U.S. Navy SEALs Seize Rogue Libyan Oil Tanker
Reuters - March 17, 2014

U.S. special forces have seized a commercial tanker that fled with a cargo of oil from a Libyan port controlled by anti-government rebels, halting their attempt to sell petroleum on the global market....[view article]

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Google Wants E-Mail Scanning Information Blocked
Bloomberg - March 14, 2014

Google, fighting a lawsuit claiming its interception of e-mails amounts to illegal wiretapping, asked U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh in a filing yesterday to redact "confidential" information from the transcript, without being more specific....[view article]

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Missing plane: Piracy theory gains more credence
AP - Associated Press - March 14, 2014

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Muslim terrorist group continues rampage in Africa
- March 14, 2014

The death count against innocent Christians in Africa has risen again, this time at a college....[view article]

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Surveillance of citizens? U.S. in 'dangerous waters' now, says attorney
OneNewsNow.com - March 14, 2014

A former Justice Department attorney says America has reached a point where the federal government can monitor any ordinary citizen it so desires....[view article]

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Iran general: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ to destroy Israel Read more: Iran general: 'Our hands are on the trigger' to destroy Israel
Times of Israel - March 12, 2014

Revolutionary Guard air force chief quoted as saying his forces are ready to act as soon as they receive the order....[view article]

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As rockets rain down, Liberman calls for IDF to recapture Gaza Read more: As rockets rain down, Liberman calls for IDF to recapture Gaza
Times of Israel - March 12, 2014

Amid heaviest barrage since 2012, Netanyahu warns there'll be ‘a lot of noise in Gaza' if there's no quiet for southern Israel....[view article]

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Good News: Iran's lies will be exposed when interdicted ship comes to Eilat
Jerusalem Post - March 11, 2014

The world will see the Iranian leaders for the liars that they are when the captured ship Iran sent to the Gaza Strip with Syrian missiles arrives in Eilat in the coming days, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Thursday....[view article]

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Freed nuns reach Damascus as prisoner exchange continues
Reuters - March 11, 2014

Thirteen Greek Orthodox nuns arrived in Damascus on Monday after al Qaeda fighters who held them for more than three months freed them in a deal providing for the release of women prisoners held by President Bashar al-Assad's government....[view article]

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Snowden accuses Senate intelligence chair of hypocrisy over CIA disclosures
Guardian - March 11, 2014

Edward Snowden accused the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee of double standards on Tuesday, pointing out that her outrage at evidence her staff were spied on by the CIA was not matched by concern about widespread surveillance of ordinary citizens....[view article]

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Al-Qaeda unveils new magazine aimed at Western jihadis
Telegraph - March 10, 2014

Advert for 'Resurgence' magazine uses words of Malcolm X in appeal to disaffected Muslims in US and Europe, as it turns focus away from Middle East...[view article]

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Kim Jong Un 'elected' with 100% of the vote
USA TODAY - March 10, 2014

With no one else on the ballot, state media reported Monday that supreme leader Kim Jong Un was not only elected to the highest legislative body in North Korea, he won with the unanimous approval of his district, which had 100% turnout....[view article]

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Obama Cuts Funds for Missile Defense from Israel
Breitbart - March 6, 2014

In the same week that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) intercepted a Gaza-bound shipment of Syrian missiles from Iran, Obama is asking Congress to reduce U.S. funding for Israel's missile defense programs by $200 million, according to the Washington Free Beacon....[view article]

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The Dangerously Changing Demographics of the New Anti-Semitism!
- March 6, 2014

Demographics can tell us a lot about the way a society is evolving. Demographics can change our culture. Demographics can re-shape the political profile of a region or a country. They obviously can turn any economy around. What might be less known but nonetheless as important to understand, is that the world is currently going through a demographic shift that is affecting anti-Semitism....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
- March 6, 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014 "In prayer you align yourselves to the purpose and power of God.... For God has left certain things open to prayer -- things which will never be done except as we pray." ~ E. Stanley Jones LIBYA: Egyptian Christians Targeted in Execution-Style Murders Sources: Middle East Concern, Open Doors, Morning Star News Seven Egyptian Christians were brutally murdered on February 24th...[view article]

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North Korea Missiles Passed Near Chinese Passenger Jet
Wall Street Journal - March 5, 2014

North Korea defended on Wednesday its recent missile firings as "ordinary military practice," as South Korea said Tuesday's volley passed above a Chinese passenger jet's route just minutes ahead of the airliner....[view article]

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Hezbollah vows retaliation against Israel for airstrike against site in Lebanon
The Washington Post - February 27, 2014

Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement threatened Wednesday to retaliate against Israel for carrying out an airstrike against one of the group's positions in Lebanon for the first time in eight years, raising the stakes in Syria's steadily expanding war....[view article]

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Arab League to Discuss 'Israeli Attacks' on Al-Aqsa
Arutz Sheva - February 27, 2014

The Arab League will hold an emergency session on Wednesday in the wake of the Knesset discussion on the Temple Mount, the Bethlehem-based Ma’an news agency reports....[view article]

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Attacks on Religious Freedom Amount to 'Sophisticated Warfare' on Christians, Say Top Journalist, Legal Scholars
ChristianPost.com - February 27, 2014

Public policy experts at this year's National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville asserted that the government religious liberty and freedom issues facing Christians today are fundamentally and intrinsically tied to the future of culture in America....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - February 27, 2014

IRAQ: Christians Facing 'More than Desperate' Crisis Sources: Release International, BBC Canon Andrew White, known as the "Vicar of Baghdad," has requested urgent prayer for the church in Iraq during this time of intense violence in the country. With frequent bombings and shootings in cities such as Baghdad and Mosul, monthly death tolls have soared recently. January's toll of more than 1,000 killed was the highest in almost six years. Canon Andrew, a partner of The Voice of the Martyrs, recently...[view article]

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Seven Egyptian Christians Executed on Benghazi Beach
Christianity Today - February 26, 2014

Killings are latest to rock Christian community since American Ronnie Smith, inspired by John Piper to leave Austin church and teach Libyans, was shot while jogging....[view article]

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Israeli jets reportedly strike arms shipment en route to Hezbollah
Times of Israel - February 25, 2014

Two ‘house-shaking' bombing raids reported in stronghold in Bekaa Valley, on Syrian-Lebanese border; Al Arabiya: shipment may have contained ballistic missiles...[view article]

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DHS plan for national license-plate tracking system raises privacy concerns
Fox News - February 19, 2014

A plan by the Department of Homeland security to establish a national license-plate recognition database that would collect information from commercial and law enforcement tag readers is raising concerns over privacy and how the data might be scrutinized....[view article]

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Iran: We’re ready for ‘decisive battle’ with Israel, US
Times of Israel - February 12, 2014

In the latest in a series of warnings against the US, Iran’s chief of staff Hassan Firouzabadi warned the Islamic republic’s foes that Iran is prepared for a “decisive battle” if attacked....[view article]

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Congressional hearing focuses on global persecution of Christians
OneNewsNow.com - February 12, 2014

The author of "The Global War on Christians" says estimates of the number of Christians being killed for their faith range from the hundreds to 100,000 per year....[view article]

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Voters Tell Congress to Act Now to Free Imprisoned Americans Saeed Abedini and Kenneth Bae
Christian Newswire - February 12, 2014

For over a year two American citizens have been imprisoned in foreign countries in direct violation of their human rights. Saeed Abedini of Idaho, held in Iran, and Kenneth Bae of Washington, held by North Korea. Both men are in prison for their Christian faith. Our Administration has failed to secure their release....[view article]

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'Brave German Woman' Rebukes Islam's Lie
CBN News - February 11, 2014

Islam continues to grow in power and influence across Europe. But at a recent concert in Germany, one Christian woman decided to stand up to it....[view article]

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Online clues located North Korea's missile-launcher factories
PC World - February 11, 2014

It's the stuff of spy thrillers. From a few seconds of video, a handful of images and some satellite pictures, a team of researchers has been able to pinpoint two factories deep inside North Korea where the country assembles its mobile missile launchers....[view article]

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MBTA Buses Get Live Video Technology
- February 11, 2014

Homeland Security in Washington DC has awarded the MBTA about $7 million to outfit buses with the latest in live video technology....[view article]

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Ohio National Guard Training Envisions Right-Wing Terrorism
Media Tracker - February 11, 2014

Documents from an Ohio National Guard (ONG) training drill conducted last January reveal the details of a mock disaster where Second Amendment supporters with "anti-government" opinions were portrayed as domestic terrorists....[view article]

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Female church workers raped, killed in South Sudan
Anglican Communion News Service - February 11, 2014

Scores of female church workers were massacred last month as they sought refuge at a church in the central South Sudanese town of Bor....[view article]

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Silent death from above: Sudan steps up use of parachute bombs on people
Fox News - February 11, 2014

The people of war-torn Sudan learned long ago to take cover when planes roared overhead, but the latest tactic being used on them -- parachute bombs -- is raining silent death down on innocent villagers, say alarmed activists....[view article]

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Lynching of Christian man by Muslims is sign of chaos in Central African Republic
The Washington Post - February 10, 2014

He was a Christian walking in a Muslim enclave, carrying wood to sell. In these tense days, that is enough reason to die in the Central African Republic. A Muslim mob confronted Pumandele, 23, on a side street and pushed him around. Then, they threw him into a ditch. At least one man stabbed him before his throat was slit....[view article]

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Is anything being done to protect U.S. power grid from 'catastrophic' EMP?
OneNewsNow.com - February 10, 2014

A national defense analyst and former Defense Department official says the U.S. remains unprepared for an attack that could take down the country's entire electrical grid....[view article]

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Obama Calls for Release of Two U.S. Christians Imprisoned Abroad
Religion Today - February 10, 2014

During the annual National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, President Barack Obama asked for the release of two U.S. Christians who have been punished overseas....[view article]

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Muslim Brotherhood Leader Meets Obama in White House
Washington Free Beacon - February 7, 2014

A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood was recently hosted at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama, prompting an outcry from critics of the global Islamist organization....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - February 7, 2014

PAKISTAN: Christians Devastated by Death of Preacher Source: Release International Friends of a popular Pakistani preacher who was killed by a hit-and-run driver believe he may have been murdered because of his conversion from Islam. Rashid Mehmood, 33, came from a rich, influential Muslim family but turned to Christ in 2005. Though he trained as a lawyer, he decided to become a pastor and preach the Gospel, despite strong opposition from his relatives. On December 26th, 2013, Rashid was a passenger...[view article]

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United States reveals 'specific' threats to Olympic Games
CNN - February 6, 2014

U.S. officials say they have specific reasons to worry about security in Sochi, only three days before the Winter Olympic Games are set to open in the Russian city....[view article]

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Feds: NSA ‘Probably’ Spies on Members of Congress
National Journal - February 5, 2014

The National Security Agency "probably" collects phone records of members of Congress and their staffs, a senior Justice Department official conceded Tuesday. Deputy Attorney General James Cole buckled under questioning from multiple lawmakers during a House Judiciary Committee hearing reviewing proposals to reform the NSA's surveillance activity....[view article]

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Internet firms release data on NSA requests
AP - Associated Press - February 5, 2014

A flurry of new reports from major technology companies show that the government collects customer information on tens of thousands of Americans every six months as part of secret national security investigations. And the companies' top lawyers struck a combative stance, saying the Obama administrative needs to provide more transparency about its data collection....[view article]

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Scenes from a militarized America: Iowa family ‘terrorized’
The Washington Post - February 5, 2014

You'll see the raid team, dressed in battle-dress uniforms, helmets and face-covering balaclava hoods take down the family's door with a battering ram. You'll see them storm the home with ballistics shields, guns at the ready. More troubling still, you'll see not one but two officers attempt to prevent the family from having an independent record of the raid, one by destroying a surveillance camera, another by blocking another camera's lens....[view article]

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Persecution Moment
OneMillionPraying.org - February 4, 2014

Persecution Moment   Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 There's a stunning story in Matthew 8 where even Jesus was amazed! Those verses talk about a person of great faith, but it was not someone you would expect. It was a Roman Centurion (military officer). He surprised Jesus because he described nearly perfectly the...[view article]

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Iran can now build and deliver nukes, US intel reports
Times of Israel - January 31, 2014

Iran now has all the technical infrastructure to produce nuclear weapons should it make the political decision to do, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper wrote in a report to a Senate intelligence committee published Wednesday. However, he added, it could not break out to the bomb without being detected....[view article]

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VIDEO: Do you know why?
YouTube.com - January 31, 2014

Please pray that justice is served for those who lost their lives....[view article]

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Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry's Decrees'
Arutz Sheva - January 31, 2014

A massive gathering brought thousands together at the Kotel (Western Wall) Thursday night, in prayers beseeching G-d to "cancel the decrees" of US Secretary of State John Kerry, whose peace plans would create an Arab capital in Jerusalem....[view article]

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Egyptian Army Kills Senior Member of Al-Qaeda Inspired Group
Arutz Sheva - January 30, 2014

Egyptian military kills eight terrorists in the Sinai, including a senior member of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - January 30, 2014

SYRIA: Mother and Daughter Persecuted for Christian Faith Sources: VOM USA, Release International A Syrian mother and her daughter are under fire for their new Christian faith. Three years ago, "Karima" learned about the love of Jesus and became a devoted follower. As the married mother of three, she hoped her husband "Ismaeil," a Muslim, might also believe. Instead, he became even more devoted to his Muslim faith and trained as an imam (an Islamic spiritual leader). Ismaeil forbade Karima and...[view article]

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Morsi Stands Trial as Egyptian Army Backs Sisi Presidential Bid
- January 28, 2014

Former president Mohamed Morsi stands trial for collaborating with Hamas and Hezbollah to escape from prison during the January 2011 uprising, murder, and attempted murder of police officers...[view article]

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Moslem Gunmen Storm Church Sunday Service, Kill 22 Christians as Scores Murdered By Terrorists Across Nigeria
- January 28, 2014

Twenty-two Nigerian Christians were killed in an attack after "Moslem" gunmen entered a church service armed with weapons and explosives on Sunday....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - January 23, 2014

"Prayer is the power by which that comes to pass which otherwise would not take place." ~ Andrew Murray SUDAN & SOUTH SUDAN: Helping Christians in the Midst of Violence Sources: VOMC, Release International In the midst of ethnic and political tensions, our Christian family in Sudan and South Sudan is facing great risk and opposition. This area of the world is also coping with...[view article]

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CNN Crew Roughed Up by Chinese Police
CNN - January 22, 2014

A CNN crew led by network correspondent David McKenzie covering the trial of a human rights activist in Beijing was roughed up by Chinese police, had their camera broken and were hauled away in a police car. However, the Chinese police failed to destroy the crew's video tape of the incident. ...[view article]

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Bombings in Iraq Kill 52 People as Maliki Appeals for Support
- January 15, 2014

A series of bomb attacks on Wednesday targeted areas within the Iraqi capital of Baghdad and a village near the northern town of Baquba killing at least 59 people and injuring dozens more, police and hospital sources said, according to Reuters news agency....[view article]

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4,000 officers will be at Super Bowl
AP - Associated Press - January 15, 2014

Police officials say security for the Super Bowl will include about 4,000 government and private officers assigned to MetLife Stadium on game day....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - January 14, 2014

INDONESIA: Christians Barred from Churches at Christmas Sources: Release International, Morningstar News, The Jakarta Globe, The Jakarta Post Several congregations in West Java, Indonesia, were prevented from celebrating Christmas in their church buildings this past December. Elsewhere in the country, hundreds of police and other security personnel guarded church buildings to ensure safety for worshippers. The congregation of GKI Yasmin in Bogor, West Java, joined together to celebrate Christ's birth under a makeshift shelter. At the time of the...[view article]

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Meet al-Qaeda's new poster boy for the Middle East
Telegraph - January 13, 2014

The FBI “most wanted” mugshot shows a tough, swarthy figure, his hair in a jailbird crew-cut. The $10 million price on his head, meanwhile, suggests that whoever released him from US custody four years ago may now be regretting it....[view article]

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Killing (Murdering) Them Softly?
- January 13, 2014

It is festive and patterned with miniature Bugs Bunnies, and he's sporting crimson corduroys to match. In all, it's an ensemble more suited for a rum and eggnog than the threatening needle he holds in his hands....[view article]

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General: Strategic Military Satellites Vulnerable to Attack in Future Space War
Washington Free Beacon - January 9, 2014

U.S. strategic military satellites are vulnerable to attack in a future space war and the Pentagon is considering a major shift to smaller satellites in response, the commander of the Air Force Space Command said Tuesday....[view article]

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Tamil Women Coerced into Contraception by Sri Lankan Authorities
Christian Newswire - January 9, 2014

Tamil women continue to die at the hands of the Sri Lankan government, which is intent upon eradicating the minority population. A woman named Manjula Satheeskumar and her father are the most recent casualties....[view article]

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Robert Gates, former defense secretary, offers harsh critique of Obama’s leadership in ‘Duty’
The Washington Post - January 8, 2014

In a new memoir, former defense secretary Robert Gates unleashes harsh judgments about President Obama's leadership and his commitment to the Afghanistan war, writing that by early 2010 he had concluded the president "doesn't believe in his own strategy, and doesn't consider the war to be his. For him, it's all about getting out."...[view article]

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Libya's lurch toward Shariah sends chill through Christian community
Fox News - January 7, 2014

Libya's recent edict that its coming constitution will be based on Shariah law has sent a chill through the North African nation's small Christian community....[view article]

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Voluntary government checkpoints spark backlash
USA TODAY - January 7, 2014

Checkpoints, which the government insists are voluntary, are creating a backlash because of the presence of uniformed police officers. Some police departments won't participate anymore....[view article]

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Iraqi Forces Battle Militants in Ramadi and Fallujah
The New York Times - January 6, 2014

Iraqi security forces and their tribal allies made gains in heavy fighting on Sunday in Ramadi, reclaiming parts of the city from Sunni militants aligned with Al Qaeda, security officials and tribal leaders said....[view article]

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Can Robots Better Spot Terrorists at Airports?
Wall Street Journal - December 31, 2013

Aviation and government authorities are starting to use machines in lieu of people to verify the identities of fliers by scanning their faces, irises or fingerprints. Dozens of airports in Europe, Australia and the U.S. already employ such technology so passengers can pass immigration checks without showing identification to, or talking with, a person. Now, several major airports in Europe have started using these automated ID checks at security checkpoints and boarding gates....[view article]

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NSA Panel Member Recommends Increased Data Collection
National Journal - December 23, 2013

Former CIA chief says controversial "bulk" collection of data should be expanded to include email, and could prevent the next 9/11....[view article]

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Gulf Arab leaders urge Iran to prove its goodwill
Reuters - December 11, 2013

Gulf Arab states welcomed Iran's "new direction" under President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday, but said the Islamic Republic should do more to promote stability in a region that has long viewed it with mistrust....[view article]

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Save a place, say a prayer for Saeed
OneNewsNow.com - December 11, 2013

Americans this Thanksgiving are being asked to remember an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. Saeed Abedini immigrated to the U.S., returned to visit family, was arrested for his prior work in Iran's house church movement and ordered to prison for eight years.  ...[view article]

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Bombings in Mostly Shiite Districts of Baghdad Kill Dozens
The New York Times - December 9, 2013

A series of attacks on Sunday against markets, shopping areas and auto repair shops in largely Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad killed at least 45 people and wounded dozens more, the police and medical officials said....[view article]

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Voice of the Martyrs Prsecution Report
Voice of the Martyrs - December 6, 2013

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Country Descends into Chaos Sources: Huffington Post, CTV, The Guardian As rebel groups and soldiers ravage the country of Central African Republic (CAR), the international community fears the possibility of religious genocide. The rebels, known as "Seleka" (meaning "Alliance"), have been pillaging villages, raping women, conscripting children as soldiers, and brutally murdering innocent victims in recent months. Sources estimate that approximately 10 percent of the population has been displaced. The rebel group's former leader, Michel Djotodia, ousted the...[view article]

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The US and Iran are carving up Syria between them
DEBKA - December 5, 2013

Behind the ballyhoo of the Geneva nuclear accord, Washington and Tehran have begun sharing out areas of influence for post-war Syria in tacit concurrence. They have the same two goals: Blocking al Qaeda’s advance in Syria and keeping Bashar Assad in power....[view article]

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Hacker Develops Super-Drone to Hack, Hijack Other Drones
Breitbart - December 4, 2013

The project is called SkyJack and runs "a combination of custom software and off-the-shelf applications that seek out wireless signals of nearby Parrot drones, hijack the wireless connections used to control them, and commandeer the victims' flight-control and camera systems."...[view article]

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TSA Expands Searches of Parked Cars at Airports
INFO Wars - December 4, 2013

TSA-approved warrantless searches of vehicles parked outside airports are being expanded, with a photograph taken at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport informing Thanksgiving travelers that all vehicles belonging to AmeriPark customers "will be searched by uniformed security."...[view article]

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US court orders Iran to pay $9 million to families of 1997 Jerusalem terror attack victims
Jerusalem Post - December 4, 2013

NGO wins 1st potential seizure of Iranian funds in US; Actual transfer of funds could still be blocked by appeal and the current diplomatic process....[view article]

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NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide, Snowden documents show
The Washington Post - December 4, 2013

The National Security Agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with U.S. intelligence officials, enabling the agency to track the movements of individuals — and map their relationships — in ways that would have been previously unimaginable....[view article]

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No security ever built into Obamacare site: Hacker
NBC News - December 3, 2013

It could take a year to secure the risk of "high exposures" of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange, a cybersecurity expert told CNBC on Monday....[view article]

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Issa: FBI impeding inquiry into IRS targeting of conservative groups
- December 3, 2013

The House's chief investigator says the FBI is stonewalling his inquiry into whether the agency and the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative group True the Vote for special scrutiny, and Rep. Darrell E. Issa is now threatening subpoenas to pry loose the information from FBI Director James B. Comey Jr....[view article]

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Egyptian Police Violently Disperse Peaceful Protests in Cairo
BBC - November 27, 2013

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the arrest of two prominent activists for inciting a protest in Cairo on Tuesday. Ahmed Maher, head of the 6 April youth movement, and Alaa Abdul Fattah, took part in the demonstration outside the upper house of parliament....[view article]

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Iran Announces Development of Ballistic Missile Technology
Washington Free Beacon - November 27, 2013

A top Iranian military leader announced late Tuesday that Iran has developed "indigenous" ballistic missile technology, which could eventually allow it to fire a nuclear payload over great distances....[view article]

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Obamacare Contains "Death Panels"
Real Clear Politics - November 26, 2013

The Affordable Care Act contains provisions for "death panels," which decide which critically-ill patients receive care and which won't, according to Mark Halperin, senior political analyst for Time magazine....[view article]

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FSA Will Not Halt Fighting for Syrian Peace Conference
Reuters - November 26, 2013

The commander of the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) said on Tuesday his group would shun a planned peace conference in Switzerland in January and would pursue its fight to topple President Bashar al-Assad regardless....[view article]

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Saudi Arabia warns it will strike out on its own
Telegraph - November 25, 2013

Saudi Arabia claims they were kept in the dark by Western allies over Iran nuclear deal and says it will strike out on its own....[view article]

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Pakistani Militants Kidnap Teachers Involved In Polio Vaccination
Reuters - November 25, 2013

Militants (Moslem fanatics) in northwestern Pakistan have kidnapped 11 teachers involved in a polio vaccination campaign....[view article]

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Iran sanctions 'could be lifted in December'
BBC - November 25, 2013

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says some EU sanctions on Iran could be lifted as early as next month, as part of a nuclear deal with world powers....[view article]

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How facial recognition could help fight crime
CNN - November 25, 2013

From fighting terrorism to processing payments in the blink of an eye, facial recognition is set to change our ideas on privacy....[view article]

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Police getting leftover Iraq trucks
AP - Associated Press - November 25, 2013

Coming soon to your local sheriff: 18-ton, armor-protected military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass that were once the U.S. answer to roadside bombs during the Iraq war....[view article]

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World Doubts Obama Will Enforce Red Line on Iran
- November 25, 2013

The Iran gambit has risks and, if a final deal isn't achieved after six months, the possibility of war rises. World leaders say President Obama's credibility to enforce the deadline has been badly damaged....[view article]

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Team Obama's scary message for ObamaCare's critics
Fox News - November 21, 2013

Are you afraid of the Obama White House? If you challenge the president’s beloved health care plan, maybe you should be. Consider the fate of William White, the Washington, D.C. Insurance Commissioner, who voiced skepticism about President Obama’s hastily assembled “fix” for the millions losing their insurance policies....[view article]

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Egypt Suicide Blast Kills 11
Wall Street Journal - November 21, 2013

A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into one of two buses carrying off-duty soldiers in Egypt's turbulent region of northern Sinai on Wednesday, killing 11 and wounding 37, security and military officials said....[view article]

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Obama's Edicts Are Dictatorial, Not Presidential
Family Security Matters - November 21, 2013

Obama says he can "fix" the millions of canceled health insurance plans with an administrative change. He's claiming more executive power - power for himself - than the Constitution allows, and is playing fast and loose with the truth....[view article]

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Syria's chemical weapons may be destroyed at sea
Reuters - November 21, 2013

Syria's chemical weapons could be processed and destroyed out at sea, say sources familiar with discussions at the international body in charge of eliminating the toxic arsenal....[view article]

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U.S. Supreme Court declines to review NSA phone spying case
PC World - November 19, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the Electronic Privacy Information Center's petition for it to review a National Security Agency (NSA) phone record data collection program....[view article]

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Refugees flood into Lebanon as Syria may be descending into civil war
- November 19, 2013

Rivalry between rebels and Islamists has replaced the uprising's lofty ideals, leaving veteran commanders despairing...[view article]

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Christians 'face extinction' amid sectarian terror, minister warns
Telegraph - November 18, 2013

Christianity is in danger of becoming extinct in its ancient homelands because of a rising tide of sectarian attacks, a senior minister will warn on Friday....[view article]

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Two old foes unite against Tehran
Sunday Times - November 17, 2013

Convinced that Iran is tricking the world over nuclear weapons, Israel and Saudi Arabia may work together to curb its ambitions...[view article]

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Got ObamaCare? Too bad for you
New York Post - November 13, 2013

Uncle Sam will spend $2.6 trillion on ObamaCare over the next 10 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office. What's remarkable is how few people this will leave better off....[view article]

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DHS Tracking Everyone in Seattle via Cell Phone
INFO Wars - November 12, 2013

A report by The Stranger, a weekly Seattle newspaper, exposes how the boxes, which are attached to utility poles and include vertical antennae, can track cellphones even if they are not connected to the system's wi-fi network....[view article]

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Feds Deploy National Spy System of Microphones Capable of Recording Conversations
INFO Wars - November 11, 2013

The revelations of Edward Snowden shone fresh light on NSA spying targeting the American people, but what has gone largely unnoticed is the fact that a network of different spy systems which can record real time conversations are already in place throughout many urban areas of the United States, as well as in the technology products we buy and use on a regular basis....[view article]

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Iranians Jailed for House Church Attendance
Religion Today - November 5, 2013

Four Iranian Christians jailed for attending a "house church" have lost their judicial appeals. Mojtaba Seyyed Alaedin Hossein, Mohammad-Reza Partoei, Vahid Hakkani and Homayoun Shokouhi were each sentenced in June to three years and eight months in prison....[view article]

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Belgium considering unprecedented law to grant euthanasia for children, dementia patients
The Washington Post - October 31, 2013

In Belgium, where euthanasia is now legal for people over the age of 18, the government is considering extending it to children — something that no other country has done. The same bill would offer the right to die to adults with early dementia....[view article]

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Gospel for Asia Reports 14,000 Christians Martyred Annually
Christian Newswire - October 31, 2013

As Christians prepare to participate in the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on Nov. 3 or 10, Gospel for Asia is reporting that more than 14,000 people around the world annually are martyred for their faith. This number includes only reported cases....[view article]

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'Aftermath' Dares to Unearth Terrible Secrets of Poland's Lost Jews
The Hollywood Reporter - October 30, 2013

On July 10, 1941, half the residents of Jedwabne, a Polish village 85 miles northeast of Warsaw, murdered the other half. The mob, led by the mayor, were Catholics; their 1,600 victims were Jewish, slaughtered over several nightmarish hours with bats, knives, rifles and other improvised weapons. Those who survived the massacre were then rounded up in a barn donated by a local farmer, which was then set ablaze. A plaque erected at the...[view article]

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‘Iran two weeks away from weapons-grade uranium’
Times of Israel - October 29, 2013

Tehran already reached point of no return, and is installing new centrifuges all the time, yet there is room for optimism about current talks, ex-IAEA deputy chief says...[view article]

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Sebelius: In the Line of Fire
Family Research Council - October 28, 2013

If there's one thing Americans have learned, it's that the ObamaCare rollout wasn't a technological hiccup, bug, or snafu. It wasn't a "glitch," any more than the Titanic was a glitch. This was a system-wide meltdown -- taking the federal government's reputation for incompetence to new heights....[view article]

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Obamacare Operator Fired After Taking Call From Hannity
Real Clear Politics - October 25, 2013

On the top of Thursday's broadcast of his radio show, Sean Hannity revealed Erling Davis, the Obamacare operator he called early in his Monday show, got fired. Hannity quizzed her on how well the law is being received by applicants and she revealed no one liked it. Hannity had Davis on his show today and revealed he will give her a year's salary of $26,000 and help her find a new job....[view article]

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ObamaCare 2016: Happy Yet?
Wall Street Journal - October 24, 2013

Three years after the disastrous launch of the Affordable Care Act, most of the website troubles finally have been ironed out.... But Americans are irate anyway—because now they're seeing the health-care law's destructive effect on the fundamental nature of the way their care is delivered. We told you so......[view article]

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Egyptian soldiers killed in Ismailiya and Sinai attacks
BBC - October 7, 2013

Officials said a car bomb killed three police officers in southern Sinai, hours after masked gunmen shot dead six soldiers in a patrol car outside the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya....[view article]

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Iran’s cyber chief killed in ‘internal dispute,’ Israel speculates
Times of Israel - October 3, 2013

Iran denies that Mojtaba Ahmadi, reportedly gunned down outside Tehran by two men on a motorbike, was assassinated; says he died in a ‘horrific incident'...[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert The Voice of the Martyrs Canada
- October 3, 2013

  IRAQ: Trusting God Amidst Escalating Violence Source: VOMC Contact The following is an urgent update received recently from Canon Andrew White: "I returned to Baghdad following a trip to the U.S. and Canada. Whilst the trip was very good...when I arrived, I found things the most desperate they have ever been. The violence and murders have ascended to such levels that scores of people are being killed each day.... Things are so awful, the Lord is our only...[view article]

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Russian Embassy in Libya attacked, no injuries among diplomats
Reuters - October 3, 2013

Russia's embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli came under fire on Wednesday and a group of people tried to force their way into the compound, the Russian Foreign Ministry said....[view article]

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Inspectors to head to Syria to begin disabling poison gas equipment
LA Times - October 1, 2013

The advance team will remove parts, pour concrete into machinery and purposely seize up engines to decrease the threat of more attacks....[view article]

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It Sure Sounds Like the NSA Is Tracking Our Locations
Real Clear Politics - October 1, 2013

The drumbeat of "non-denial denials" is getting louder as the NSA continues to refuse to directly state whether it is using cell phone information to track Americans' whereabouts. When NSA Director Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander was asked again about the NSA's cell phone location tracking on Thursday - at a hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence - this is how the exchange went:...[view article]

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Bolton: Iranian President Playing Obama to Buy Time to Build Bomb
- October 1, 2013

Iran's new president, Hasan Rouhani, is telling President Barack Obama what he wants to hear while buying time to build a nuclear bomb, says John Bolton, former U.N. ambassador and current senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute....[view article]

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India: Church Destroyed, Christians Attacked by Hindus
Worthy News - October 1, 2013

Last month a large mob of Hindus destroyed a church in northern India and then beat the pastor and his congregation, according to Barnabas Aid....[view article]

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China bans several weapon-related North Korea exports
BBC - September 25, 2013

China says it has banned the export to North Korea of several weapon-related technologies which could be used in the development of nuclear weapons....[view article]

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Prices Set for New Health-Care Exchanges
Wall Street Journal - September 25, 2013

Young consumers in many states will be offered rates that are lower than some initial forecasts, but still significantly higher than they may be used to seeing, on health-insurance exchanges run either entirely or in part by the federal government....[view article]

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Family Research Council shooter gets 25 years
OneNewsNow.com - September 19, 2013

A man who planned a mass shooting at the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group in Washington last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for the plot that injured a security guard....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - September 19, 2013

The Voice of the Martyrs Canada www.persecution.net Thursday, September 19, 2013 "Prayer enables us first inwardly to overcome the enemy, and then outwardly to deal with him." - Watchman Nee EGYPT: Two Christians Murdered Over Muslim Poll Tax Sources: Assyrian International News Agency, Assist News, VOM Contacts, CBN Two government employees were killed for refusing to pay Jizya, a Muslim poll tax inflicted on Christians by...[view article]

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Christian Churches Targeted in Vietnam
Religion Today - September 16, 2013

Two churches in Vietnam caught the attention of local authorities who later ordered their closure, Open Doors USA reports. In May, a group of believers were on their way to a church in an undisclosed village in southwestern Vietnam when the police stopped them....[view article]

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Syria applies to join global poison gas ban as Kerry, Lavrov meet
Reuters - September 12, 2013

Syria applied on Thursday to sign up to the global ban on chemical weapons, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed a Russian plan under which Damascus would give up its arsenal of poison gas....[view article]

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Assyrian American National Coalition Opposes Military Strike Against Syria
- September 11, 2013

The Assyrian American National Coalition (AANC) has launched a petition against an American military strike in Syria. Citing the disastrous consequences for the Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) of Iraq since 2003, who have been subjected to a low-grade genocide and whose population has dropped from 1.4 million to 400,000, AANC calls on the U.S. Government to consider the effects of regime change on Assyrians and other Christians in Syria, given that the rebels are mostly Jihadists and...[view article]

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Obama Delays Syria Strike to Focus on a Russian Plan
The New York Times - September 11, 2013

President Obama, facing implacable opposition to a strike against Syria in Congress and throughout the country, said Tuesday that he would hold off on military action for now and pursue a Russian proposal for international monitors to take over and destroy Syria's arsenal of chemical weapons....[view article]

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Moroccan Christian Jailed for 'Shaking the Faith of a Moslem Cult Member'
Religion Today - September 11, 2013

A Moroccan Christian man has been jailed for two and a half years and fined for evangelizing, World Watch Monitor reports. Mohamed el Baldi, 34, from the town of Ain Aicha, was ordered at a September 3 court hearing to pay 5000 dirhams ($600) for "shaking the faith of a Muslim." The anti-Christ spirit of Moslems will try to supress truth in any way they can. They fear God's Word....[view article]

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Chemical Warfare Brief
The Week - September 10, 2013

A Chemical Warfare Brief...[view article]

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Persecution Watch
OneMillionPraying.org - September 10, 2013

Persecution Moment Tuesday, September 10, 2013 "From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I."  ...[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - September 5, 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013 "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good (people) do nothing." - Edmund Burke EGYPT: Worst Violent Onslaught Against Christians in Centuries Sources: CBN, Morningstar News, Christian Post After weeks of rampages by the supporters of the ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi, many Christian properties in Egypt were left in extreme disrepair. The attacks began on August 14th, shortly after...[view article]

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Al Qaeda-Linked Rebels Attack Christian Village
Breitbart - September 5, 2013

Government troops battled al-Qaida-linked rebels for a Christian village in western Syria for a second day Thursday, while world leaders gathered in Russia for an economic summit expected to be overshadowed by the prospect of U.S.-led military strikes against the Damascus regime....[view article]

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Christians in Syria Will Pay If Assad Is Overthrown, Says Rand Paul
ChristianPost.com - September 3, 2013

A victory for Syria's "Islamic rebels" and an overthrow of President Assad would endanger Syrian Christians, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) asserted on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday, speaking out against U.S. military intervention in Syria....[view article]

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Suicide bombers hit U.S. Afghan base near Pakistan
CBSNews.com - September 3, 2013

A group of suicide bombers attacked a U.S. base near the border with Pakistan on Monday morning, leading to multiple explosions, a gunfight and the closure of a key road used by NATO supply trucks, officials said....[view article]

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Barack Obama’s Staggering Incompetence
Commentary Magazine - September 3, 2013

Senior administration officials describing Obama's about-face Saturday offered a portrait of a president who began to wrestle with his own decision - at first internally, then confiding his views to his chief of staff, and finally summoning his aides for an evening session in the Oval Office to say he'd had a change of heart....[view article]

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Military has concerns about Syria mission
CNN - September 3, 2013

When Congress is tasked with debating U.S. involvement in overseas conflicts, a common refrain from lawmakers is to follow the advice of military commanders. It has been repeated dozens of times, for instance, by Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, when discussing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....[view article]

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Post-ABC poll: Syria - 59% oppose
The Washington Post - September 3, 2013

Q: The United States says it has determined that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in the civil war there. Given this, do you support or oppose the United States launching missile strikes against the Syrian government?...[view article]

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Military Guide Lumps Christians, Jews with 'Extremists'
- August 29, 2013

The Department of Defense classified Catholics, evangelicals, Jews and Mormons as religious "extremists" in military training materials, according to the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - August 29, 2013

SOMALIA: Islamic Militants Abduct Christian Mother of Two Source: Morning Star News, International Christian Concern, Christian Response, Christian Today Islamic militants suspected to be from Al Shabaab have kidnapped a Christian mother and threatened to attack her husband because of their faith. Three masked men abducted Shamsa Enow Hussein, 28, outside her home in Bulo Marer, Lower Shebelle Region, on August 5th. Her husband, 31-year-old Mohamed Isse Osman, received a text from her that night urging him to evacuate. "Please...[view article]

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Obama hits pause on U.S. action in face of crippling cyber strikes from Syria, Iran
Washington Times - August 29, 2013

Syria and its ally Iran have been building cyberattack capabilities for years and soon might have a chance to use their skills in a hot war for the first time....[view article]

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Hasan Sentenced to Death for Fort Hood Shooting
Breitbart - August 28, 2013

A military jury sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death on Wednesday for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving the Army psychiatrist what he believed would be a path to martyrdom in the attack on unarmed fellow soldiers....[view article]

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North Korea Tried to Export Gas Masks, Weapons to Syria
Breitbart - August 27, 2013

North Korea tried to export gas masks to Syria but they were seized in Turkey along with arms and ammunition, a Japanese daily said Tuesday, as the US threatened action over an alleged chemical weapons attack....[view article]

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Iranian Official: Israel to Be ‘First Victim’ of U.S. Attack on Syria
Washington Free Beacon - August 27, 2013

A senior Iranian lawmaker said Israel would be the first casualty of any U.S.-led strike on Syria, according to regional media reports....[view article]

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UN experts press Syria chemical attacks probe
France24.com - August 27, 2013

UN arms experts are to begin Tuesday a second day investigating alleged chemical weapons strikes in Damascus, after the US warned Syria's regime it will face action over the attacks....[view article]

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Syria crisis: UN inspectors' convoy hit by sniper fire
CNN - August 26, 2013

Unidentified snipers have opened fire on a convoy of UN experts investigating suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria's capital, the UN has said....[view article]

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VIDEO: Obama explains the FEMA Camps
OpEdNews - August 24, 2013

FEMA camps: helpful shelter systems for the next super-storm, or involuntary detention centers for the round-up by the the next super storm-troopers...or both?  You can decide...for now....[view article]

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Russia backs UN probe of Syria attack
- August 23, 2013

Russia has said it told Syria to cooperate with UN experts investigating reports of a deadly chemical weapons attack that is believed to have killed hundreds, and called on rebels to allow access to the area....[view article]

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Images of Death in Syria, but No Proof of Chemical Attack
- August 22, 2013

Scores of men, women and children were killed outside Damascus on Wednesday in an attack marked by the telltale signs of chemical weapons: row after row of corpses without visible injury; hospitals flooded with victims, gasping for breath, trembling and staring ahead languidly; images of a gray cloud bursting over a neighborhood....[view article]

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Syrian forces bomb area of alleged chemical attack
My Way News - August 22, 2013

President Bashar Assad's forces pressed on with a military offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said a chemical weapons attack the day before killed over 100 people....[view article]

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At least 3 Katyusha rockets fired from Lebanon at western Galilee
The Jerusalem Post - August 22, 2013

Several rockets fired at Israel from southern Lebanon, one intercepted by Iron Dome, others fall outside Israeli territory; IDF spokesman says rockets a "one-time incident;" no immediate claim of responsibility....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
- August 22, 2013

The Persecution & Prayer Alert The Voice of the Martyrs Canada www.persecution.net Thursday, August 22, 2013 "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good (people) do nothing." - Edmund Burke IRAN: Christian Female Incarceration Rate Increases Source: Mohabat News Reports are indicating that a growing number of Iranian Christian women are being incarcerated. The increase has gained momentum since Iran's most recent Persian...[view article]

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Egypt’s Coptic Christians face unprecedented reprisals from the Muslim Brotherhood
Washington Times - August 21, 2013

Islamist mobs have torched schools and businesses owned by Christians, looted churches and even paraded captive nuns through the streets of a city south of Cairo in a display of rage unseen in Egypt's recent history....[view article]

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Syria gas 'kills hundreds', Security Council to meet
Reuters - August 21, 2013

Syria's opposition accused government forces of gassing hundreds of people near Damascus on Wednesday after rockets released deadly fumes over rebel-held suburbs, killing men, women and children as they slept....[view article]

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NSA surveillance reach broader than publicly acknowledged
Fox News - August 21, 2013

The National Security Agency's surveillance network has the capacity to spy on 75 percent of all U.S. Internet traffic, The Wall Street Journal reports....[view article]

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Facial Scanning Is Making Gains in Surveillance
The New York Times - August 21, 2013

The federal government is making progress on developing a surveillance system that would pair computers with video cameras to scan crowds and automatically identify people by their faces, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews with researchers working on the project....[view article]

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Violence Against Christians Rising in Egypt
- August 20, 2013

    Violence Against Christians Rising in Egypt     Dear Friend,   International Christian Concern (ICC) continues to follow the developing situation in Egypt as the country erupted into violent chaos on Friday.  Islamists ...[view article]

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Death Toll in Egypt Clashes Climbs to 525
The New York Times - August 15, 2013

The death toll surpassed 500 on Thursday from Egypt's bloodiest crackdown on supporters of its deposed Islamist president, as violent new protests erupted in the country and world condemnation widened, including an angry response by President Obama and calls for a suspension of European economic aid....[view article]

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‘Peaceful’ Brotherhood Protesters Torching Coptic Christian Churches
National Review Online - August 15, 2013

In the familiar pattern, the Western media are focused on the military raids against Islamic supremacists in Egypt but ignoring the latter's use of violence and of women and children as human shields. After all, the "protesters" say they are "peaceful."...[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert The Voice of the Martyrs
Voice of the Martyrs - August 15, 2013

GUINEA: Wave of Violence Causes Devastating Loss Source: World Watch Monitor Judicial authorities in Guinea are investigating a series of violent outbursts that left 95 people dead and 130 wounded. Since the murder of a suspected thief on July 14th in Koulé, a town located 40 kilometres from Nzérékoré (the second largest city of Guinea), angry clashes have ensued between members of Guerzé and Konianké ethnic groups. In the city of Nzérékoré, about five churches, four pastors' homes, and an...[view article]

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The Next Disaster Scenario Power Companies Are Preparing For
NPR.org - August 15, 2013

In the 10 years since sagging power lines in Ohio sparked a blackout across much of the Northeastern United States and Canada, utility engineers say they have implemented measures to prevent another such event in the country's electric grid....[view article]

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San Antonio is planning to enact discriminatory regulations that would lay the foundation for litigation against persons with Biblical values
- August 14, 2013

The City Council of San Antonio, led by Councilman Diego Bernal and supported by Mayor Julian Castro, is planning to enact discriminatory regulations that would lay the foundation for litigation against any person or business with Biblical values. For the first time in the history of this historic, family-oriented city, “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” would be added to the discrimination code in the city. The most sensational portion of the original version of the proposed ordinance was the portion that...[view article]

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Roger Waters flies a pig balloon with a Star of David in Belgium concert
YNet News - August 12, 2013

On Saturday night, Israelis were among those who attended a British musician and former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters' concert in Belgium. Even as Waters is a known activist pushing for the boycott of Israel, Israelis were still amazed to see that the show included a blatantly anti-Semitic display....[view article]

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City of London calls halt to smartphone tracking bins
BBC - August 12, 2013

The City of London Corporation has asked a company to stop using recycling bins to track the smartphones of passers-by.....[view article]

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Assad shown unharmed after Syria rebels report attack
Reuters - August 8, 2013

Syrian rebels said on Thursday they targeted President Bashar al-Assad's motorcade heading to a Damascus mosque to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, but state television showed him unharmed and the government denied he had been attacked....[view article]

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ObamaCare ‘death panel’ faces growing opposition from Dems
The Hill - August 8, 2013

ObamaCare's cost-cutting board - memorably called a "death panel" by Sarah Palin - is facing growing opposition from Democrats who say it will harm people on Medicare....[view article]

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Yemeni authorities 'foil al-Qaeda plot to seize ports'
BBC - August 7, 2013

Government spokesman Rajeh Badi said the plans included taking control of the al-Dhaba oil terminal and killing or kidnapping foreign workers....[view article]

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Iraq death toll 'tops 1,000' in July, highest in years
BBC - August 1, 2013

Casualty figures released by the UN mission in Baghdad suggest 1,057 Iraqis were killed in July, making it the most violent month in years....[view article]

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Dying Nigerian Pastor: I Will Never Deny My Savior'
Religion Today - August 1, 2013

On May 14, in plain view of his wife and one daughter, suspected Boko Haram Islamic terrorist members gunned down Rev. Faye Pama Musa, general overseer of the Rhema Assembly International Church and secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Borno state....[view article]

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Nigeria: Deadly Explosions Hit Christian Area in North
The New York Times - July 31, 2013

Multiple explosions on Monday night rocked a Christian area in the northern city of Kano. Security forces ferried scores of wounded to hospitals....[view article]

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US launches 1st drone strike in Yemen in 7 weeks
- July 29, 2013

US drones launched the first strike in Yemen in 49 days, killing six "militants" in an attack today on a convoy in a southern town controlled by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula....[view article]

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Franklin Graham: Why is Obama Silent While Iran Tortures American Pastor?
Religion Today - July 29, 2013

One of the nation's most prominent evangelical leaders wants to know why President Obama has remained silent as Iran tortures an American pastor held captive in one of the Islamic republic's most notorious prisons, Todd Starnes reports....[view article]

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Iranian Christians Continue to Face Arrest, Imprisonment
Religion Today - July 29, 2013

The steady flow of Iranian Christians facing arrest and imprisonment on spurious charges continues....[view article]

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FBI raids rescue 105 kids forced into prostitution
AP - Associated Press - July 29, 2013

Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 American cities, the FBI said Monday....[view article]

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Egypt’s Three Revolutions
The New York Times - July 25, 2013

If you’re looking for any silver lining in what is happening in Egypt today, I suggest you go up 30,000 feet and look down. From that distance, the events in Egypt over the past two-and-a-half years almost make sense.  Egypt has actually had three revolutions since early 2011, and when you add them all up, you can discern a message about what a majority of Egyptians are seeking....[view article]

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Congress to probe lethal SEAL crash
The Hill - July 24, 2013

Congress has launched an investigation of the helicopter crash that killed 30 Americans in Afghanistan, including members of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 unit, The Hill has learned. [WATCH VIDEO]...[view article]

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Iran importing missile-grade ore from Germany, France
Reuters - July 2, 2013

Exploiting a loophole in Western sanctions, Iran is importing a high grade of refined alumina ore from several European countries including Germany and France that Tehran could be using to make armor parts and missile components....[view article]

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Catholic Priest Beheaded in Syria by Al-Qaeda-Linked Rebels as Men and Children Take Pictures and Cheer
The Blaze - July 1, 2013

Syrian Catholic priest Francois Murad killed last weekend by jihadi fighters was beheaded, according to a report by Catholic Online which is linking to video purportedly showing the brutal murder....[view article]

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Assyrian Businesses, Church Attacked in Baghdad, 2 Killed
- July 1, 2013

A series of attacks against Assyrian establishments in the last three days has shaken the Assyrian community of Iraq. Four Assyrian businesses and one church were attacked, resulting in two fatalities and more than 12 injuries....[view article]

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Islamic extremists target civilians in Nigeria
AP - Associated Press - June 26, 2013

The pastor would not renounce his Christian faith so the Islamic cult extremists slit his throat. They will pay for their actions....[view article]

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Rep. Darrell Issa issues Benghazi subpoenas to State Department
Washington Times - June 25, 2013

The House Republican chairman investigating last year's terror attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, has subpoenaed four State Department officials, saying the department was stalling on efforts to interview them....[view article]

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Illegal immigrants who commit crimes face lesser punishment than U.S. citizens
- June 24, 2013

According to Sen. John McCain, a member of the Senate's Gang of Eight, criminals will not be legalized under the proposed bipartisan immigration bill....[view article]

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'The battlefields are merging': Surge in violence raises fears of new war in Iraq and beyond
NBC News - June 24, 2013

A major uptick in sectarian violence which has killed about 2,000 people since April 1 has sparked fears that Iraq is heading for a full-scale civil war that could draw in powerful regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia....[view article]

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Syrian rebels to get Russian anti-aircraft missiles
Israel Hayom - June 24, 2013

Ministers from the 11 countries in the Friends of Syria group agreed on Saturday "to urgently provide all the necessary material and equipment to the [Syrian] opposition on the ground, each country in its own way, in order to enable them to counter brutal attacks by the regime and its allies."...[view article]

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Syrian civil war 'dress rehearsal' for world war?
Israel Today - June 19, 2013

A leading Israeli expert on the Middle East suggested last week that with all the foreign involvement in the ongoing Syrian civil war, that conflict could be the harbinger of a much wider conflagration....[view article]

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UN says nearly 93,000 killed in Syrian conflict
My Way News - June 13, 2013

The United Nations' human rights office said Thursday that almost 93,000 people have been confirmed killed in the Syrian conflict, but the real number is likely to be far higher....[view article]

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Chinese pastor loses health in harsh imprisonment
OneNewsNow.com - June 13, 2013

The daughter of an imprisoned house church leader in China has issued an international plea because of her father's deteriorating health....[view article]

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Mali manual suggests al-Qaida has feared weapon
WTOP News - June 12, 2013

The 26-page document in Arabic, recovered by The Associated Press in a building that had been occupied by al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb in Timbuktu, strongly suggests the group now possesses the SA-7 surface-to-air missile, known to the Pentagon as the Grail, according to terrorism specialists....[view article]

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NSA director: Programs disrupted dozens of attacks
AP - Associated Press - June 12, 2013

The director of the National Security Agency says surveillance programs have disrupted or helped disrupt dozens of terrorist attacks....[view article]

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Taliban fighters behead 2 boys in southern Afghanistan
MSNBC - June 11, 2013

Taliban fighters beheaded two boys, aged 10 and 16, as a warning to villagers not to cooperate with the Afghan government, local officials said....[view article]

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NSA's Verizon Spying Order Specifically Targeted Americans, Not Foreigners
Forbes.com - June 6, 2013

The National Security Agency has long justified its spying powers by arguing that its charter allows surveillance on those outside of the United States, while avoiding intrusions into the private communications of American citizens....[view article]

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The Voice of the Martyrs, Canada
Voice of the Martyrs - June 6, 2013

PAKISTAN: Taliban Kidnap Young Disciple of Christ Sources: God Reports, Assist News Service A 16-year-old Christian convert from Islam by the name of Aman Ullah was kidnapped by the Taliban on May 25th in Peshawar, the heart of Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province. "We don't know which of the 32 different Taliban groups operating both in Afghanistan and Pakistan is responsible," says John Taimoor, founder of Crossbearers ministry. "My team, workers and disciples from Muslim backgrounds are facing pressures from many...[view article]

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US to deploy Patriots, F-16s to Jordan
- June 5, 2013

The U.S. will send anti-missile batteries and fighter jets to Jordan at the kingdom's request to boost defense capabilities in the face of an attack from neighboring Syria, Jordanian officials said Wednesday....[view article]

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Fort Hood victims upset; Islamic cult suspect can question them
My Way News - June 4, 2013

Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford says he will never forget locking eyes with the [Islamic cult] gunman who entered a Fort Hood building Nov. 5, 2009, and then unleashed a burst of gunfire into a crowd of soldiers preparing for deployment....[view article]

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Tiananmen Square online searches censored by Chinese authorities
Guardian - June 4, 2013

Banned search terms include 'today', 'tomorrow' and date references in attempt to quell protest. But we know what they did to these innocent victims! The truth will not be hidden....[view article]

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Chemical weapons have likely been used in Syria, UN says
- June 4, 2013

A UN report on Syria said Tuesday there are "reasonable grounds" to believe that limited quantities of toxic chemicals have been used as weapons in at least four attacks in Syria's civil war, but said more evidence is needed to determine the precise chemical agents used or who used them.--CBC News...[view article]

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Qaeda chief warns attacks on US in 'everyone's reach'
France24.com - June 3, 2013

Al-Qaeda's military chief in Yemen warned Americans in an audio message posted online Sunday that the Boston bombings revealed a fragile security as he urged Muslim [cult members] to defend their [false] religion....[view article]

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IRS: Cheapest Obamacare Plan Will Be $20,000 Per Family
- June 3, 2013

In a final regulation issued Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assumed that under Obamacare the cheapest health insurance plan available in 2016 for a family will cost $20,000 for the year....[view article]

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Texas Could End Up Leading the Country on Electronic Privacy
National Journal - May 30, 2013

A bill waiting for Gov. Rick Perry's signature would set up even stricter protections for user data than current federal law....[view article]

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AP CEO: 'Thousands And Thousands' Of Phone Records Seized
- May 30, 2013

The government obtained "thousands and thousands" of phone records of Associated Press staffers according to CEO Gary Pruitt. Pruitt held a town hall meeting with AP staff and revealed that the phone records obtained by the DOJ included incoming and outgoing calls for the news organizations....[view article]

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Iran begins 'massive' deployment of long-range missile launchers
RT.com - May 28, 2013

As the Islamic Republic of Iran prepares for presidential elections next month it is fielding a "massive" number of new long-range missile launchers, Iranian media reported on Sunday....[view article]

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Conservative Leaders Demand Compensation for IRS Discrimination Against Tea Party
Christian Newswire - May 23, 2013

Speaker John Boehner, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and the members of the House and Senate Republican Conferences, the signatories on the letter urge Republicans to promptly draft legislation and hold the hearings necessary to pass a bill that will authorize the reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the targets of IRS political discrimination, and that will specifically authorize those targeted organizations and individuals to seek monetary damages for injuries they suffered as a result of IRS political targeting and...[view article]

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Report: Assad preparing missile strike against Tel Aviv in case attacked again
Haaretz.com - May 20, 2013

The Syrian army is deploying advanced surface-to-surface missiles aiming at Israel in the aftermath of the alleged Israeli strikes, The Sunday Times reports....[view article]

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Rising Syrian death toll, refugee wave
Reuters - May 20, 2013

The United Nations said on May 15 the death toll in Syria from the two-year-old civil war is at least 80,000, an increase of about 10,000 from February 2013....[view article]

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Syria disappears from the Internet again
- May 15, 2013

Internet traffic to and from Syria, a country engulfed by civil war, again came to a halt on Wednesday, according to Internet monitoring company Renesys. ...[view article]

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Gosnell guilty of three murder counts
- May 14, 2013

For more than three decades, Kermit Barron Gosnell made his name providing abortions in the most difficult cases - the poor, the uninsured, and women pushing the 24-week threshold when abortion becomes illegal in Pennsylvania....[view article]

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Top Dem calls for public testimony on Benghazi
- May 14, 2013

The top Democrat on the House Oversight panel said Monday that the authors of an independent investigation into the deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya, should answer questions about their work at a congressional hearing, not in a private deposition that the Republicans want....[view article]

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VIDEO: Benghazi Truth Coming Out!
The Blaze - May 14, 2013

Truth about Benghazi coming forth....[view article]

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Spinning Benghazi: The Cover-up Being Exposed
The New Yorker - May 13, 2013

For a long time, it seemed like the idea of a coverup was just a Republican obsession. But now there is something to it! It is not going away!...[view article]

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Expect more Benghazi 'whistle blowers'
Reuters - May 13, 2013

A top Republican on Sunday said he expected more witnesses to step forward with information about last year's deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi and how President Barack Obama's administration responded to the unfolding events....[view article]

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School Bans Religious Graduation Songs
Fox News - May 9, 2013

A Georgia school district will no longer allow prayers or songs with religious references at graduation ceremonies after a Wisconsin group threatened to file a lawsuit and suggested that forcing non-Christian students to listen to religious music was a form of bullying....[view article]

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Watchdog says government has tried to silence him on Afghanistan
POLITICO.com - May 9, 2013

The watchdog who tracks the billions of taxpayer dollars spent to rebuild Afghanistan says government officials have tried to silence him because they think he's embarrassing the White House and Afghan President Hamid Karzai by pointing out the waste and fraud....[view article]

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Christian children's home attacked by Moslem Cult Members
Worthy News - May 8, 2013

Christian-run children's home in India was attacked in April by a cult group of Moslems who assaulted its staff and visitors and then damaged its property, according to Barnabas Aid....[view article]

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Benghazi "whistleblowers" head to House committee
CBSNews.com - May 8, 2013

Hoping to funnel into one chronological timeline the rampantly varying accounts of how President Obama's administration responded last Sept. 11 in the wake of an attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday will hear from three "whistleblowers" expected to offer testimony enormously at odds with the administration's characterization of a strike that killed four Americans....[view article]

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Latest on Benghazi: Whistleblowers give Congress blow-by-blow account of deadly diplomatic attack
Washington Times - May 8, 2013

Libyan security personnel were also killed in the terror attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya last year, lawmakers were reminded Wednesday....[view article]

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Graham: ‘I Think the Dam Is About to Break on Benghazi’
Washington Free Beacon - May 8, 2013

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) wrote Tuesday he believes major revelations about the lead up to the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, are imminent....[view article]

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New Benghazi probe evidence puts spotlight back on Clinton
The Hill - May 8, 2013

New revelations about the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, are pulling Hillary Clinton back into a political firestorm that the presumptive 2016 candidate had so far managed to escape unscathed....[view article]

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Huckabee: Benghazi will drive Obama from office
POLITICO.com - May 8, 2013

Mike Huckabee on Monday predicted that President Barack Obama won’t finish out his second term in light of the “cover-up” of the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the former Arkansas governor called the affair “more serious than Watergate.”...[view article]

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Little support, no justice for Mali rape survivors
- May 7, 2013

During the rebel takeover of northern Mali in April 2012, many women said they were subjected to rape or sexual assault. Since then, little or no support has come through for these women, say aid workers....[view article]

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Analysis: Southeast Asia’s human trafficking conundrum
- May 7, 2013

Tens of thousands of people are vulnerable to being trafficked in Southeast Asia, with governments struggling to understand and respond collectively to the problem, say experts and government officials....[view article]

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Graham: ‘I Think the Dam Is About to Break on Benghazi’
Washington Free Beacon - May 7, 2013

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) wrote Tuesday he believes major revelations about the lead up to the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, are imminent, in a Facebook message:...[view article]

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The Big Five: America’s Make or Break Challenges
The American Interest - May 7, 2013

So far, 2013 has been a bush league year in American politics. Gay marriage, gun control and amnesty for illegal immigrants are hot button emotional issues and they have a lot of practical importance for a lot of people, but the republic will not stand or fall based on lesbian prenups, gun background checks or green cards for those immigrants formerly known as illegal....[view article]

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The ghosts of Benghazi have not disappeared nor will they until all is exposed!
The Week - May 7, 2013

And we should still demand answers regarding the Obama administration's disingenuous handling of the attack! Expose the lies....[view article]

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Benghazi Whistleblower: 'My Jaw Hit the Floor' as WH Blamed YouTube
Breitbart - May 6, 2013

In an appearance on Face the Nation this morning, Rep. Darrell Issa revealed several new pieces of information about the Obama administration's controversial description of the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, casting doubt that the White House mischaracterized its cause by mere accident....[view article]

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Obama: 'I'm Not Familiar' With Benghazi Whistleblowers Being Threatened
Weekly Standard - May 1, 2013

President Barack Obama said today at a press conference that he's "not familiar" with reports that Benghazi whistleblowers are being threatened: BUT......[view article]

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GAO Now Investigating DHS Ammo Purchases
US News & World Report - April 30, 2013

The Government Accountability Office tells Whispers it is now investigating large ammunition purchases made by the Department of Homeland Security. Chuck Young, a spokesman for GAO, says the investigation of the purchases is "just getting...[view article]

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Reps challenge DHS ammo buys, say agency using 1,000 more rounds per person than Army
Fox News - April 26, 2013

Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday that the Department of Homeland Security is using roughly 1,000 rounds of ammunition more per person than the U.S. Army, as he and other lawmakers sharply questioned DHS officials on their "massive" bullet buys....[view article]

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Anti-Abortion Display Destroyed at Otterbein University in Ohio
Christian Newswire - April 25, 2013

On Tuesday, April 23, a student at Otterbein University in Westerville, OH disapproved of Created Equal's signs and decided to take action by destroying our display.  Police were on site to question the student.  Created equal is considering pressing charges.  Watch the clip of Otterbein student vandalizing display!  Warning: Vulgar language. VIDEO:  Is censorship the new normal? ...[view article]

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Treat Chicago gangs as terrorists
CNN - April 25, 2013

You know things in Chicago are bad when 70 murders in the first quarter can be seen as a good thing. But context is everything: Last year at this time there had been more than 120 murders....[view article]

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An Insight Into the Bombers Tsarnaev
Washington Free Beacon - April 25, 2013

An al Qaeda magazine containing bomb-making instructions helped the Boston Marathon bombers construct the deadly explosive devices that killed three people and wounded more than 180, according to a U.S. official close to the ongoing investigation....[view article]

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Boston Marathon bombers' next target was Times Square, says Bloomberg
Fox News - April 25, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombing suspects had Times Square in their sights before law enforcement authorities put an end to their bloody terror spree, according New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg....[view article]

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International Prayer Alert from IPC
International Prayer Connect - April 25, 2013

  International Prayer Alert   April 24, 2013 Dear Praying Friends,   Here are some issues about which we would like to alert you, asking that you ...[view article]

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Boston area honors slain MIT officer
Xfinity - April 24, 2013

As bagpipes wailed, more than 4,000 mourners paid their respects Wednesday to an MIT police officer who authorities say was ambushed in his cruiser by the Boston Marathon bombers, while U.S. investigators trying to get to the bottom of the plot looked for answers from the Tsarnaev brothers' parents in Russia....[view article]

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‘Armed and Dangerous’: Beck’s Latest Revelations on Saudi National Once a ‘Person of Interest’ in Boston Bombings
The Blaze - April 24, 2013

For the past week, Glenn Beck has been investigating a Saudi national once identified as a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombing.  The story has taken a number of alarming twists and turns, but on his radio program Wednesday, Beck released some of the most interesting information yet....[view article]

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Canada terror suspect makes short court appearance
USA TODAY - April 23, 2013

A man accused of plotting to derail a train in Canada with support from al-Qaeda elements in Iran made a brief court appearance and was told to appear in court again next month....[view article]

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Uncle: Mentors 'radicalized' older Boston bombing suspect
NBC News - April 22, 2013

The uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects told TODAY Saturday that he believes Dzhokar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were pawns in a deadly scheme....[view article]

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The Boston Bombers Were Outside Their House
- April 22, 2013

In the early hours of Friday morning, Stephen and Emily McAlpin awoke to the sound of what they thought were fireworks. Within moments, however, it became clear what was happening outside was no celebration....[view article]

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North Korea: US 'ready to intercept up to three missiles'
- April 10, 2013

South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se confirmed today that North Korea has moved a mid-range Musudan ballistic missile to its east coast and Pyongyang is prepared to launch the missile "at any time."...[view article]

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UN panel: Libyan weapons spread at alarming rate
- April 10, 2013

Libyan weapons are spreading at "an alarming rate" to new territory in west Africa and the eastern Mediterranean including Syria and the Gaza Strip where they are fueling conflicts and increasing the arsenals of armed groups and terrorists, a U.N. panel said....[view article]

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Iraqi al Qaeda wing merges with Syrian counterpart
Reuters - April 10, 2013

Iraq's al Qaeda wing has united with a kindred Syrian group in the frontline of a struggle to oust President Bashar al-Assad, sharpening a dilemma for nations that back the revolt, but fear rising Islamist militancy....[view article]

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Amid Pyongyang bluster, missile launch feared
CNN - April 4, 2013

Missile and launch components have been moved to the east coast of North Korea in the "last few days," a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the information told CNN Thursday....[view article]

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North Korea moves missile with 'considerable range' to east coast
LA Times - April 4, 2013

Hours after North Korea's military says it is ready to strike the U.S. with 'smaller' nuclear weapons, South Korean defense officials report Pyongyang has moved a missile to its east coast....[view article]

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Persecution
Voice of the Martyrs - April 4, 2013

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Rebel Takeover Causes Devastation Source: World Watch Monitor A three-month rebel uprising made its way to the capital city of the Central African Republic on March 24th, resulting in the exile of the country's president and the ransacking and destruction of numerous Christian homes and churches. The heavily armed rebels also attacked Bangui's main detention centre, causing its imprisoned criminals to escape and be on the loose. Adding to the horror of the situation, communication systems are...[view article]

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South Korea cyberattacks this week hold lessons for U.S.
PC World - April 3, 2013

U.S companies and government agencies can learn from the large-scale disruptions that have simultaneously hit several banks and media outlets in South Korea in the last 24 hours. ...[view article]

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Iran's nuclear program entails huge costs, few benefits
Reuters - April 3, 2013

Iran's nuclear program entails huge costs, few benefits...[view article]

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Egypt arrests scuba divers accused of cutting Internet cable
AFP - March 28, 2013

The Egyptian military has arrested three scuba divers accused of cutting an undersea Internet cable off the coast of the northern city of Alexandria, it said on Thursday....[view article]

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Defense Industry Pushes for 'Drone Zone' over Southern California
- March 25, 2013

Despite Americans' concerns about the domestic use of drones, California local agencies are reportedly moving forward with an application to declare a broad swath of Southern California a "drone zone" - an area to be used to test pilotless aircraft. The purpose: government stimulus....[view article]

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DHS Refuses To Answer Congress On Bullet Purchases
INFO Wars - March 21, 2013

Department of Homeland Security has refused to answer questions from "multiple" members of Congress regarding its recent purchase of huge amounts of weapons and ammunition....[view article]

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1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammo For Homeland Security? It's Time For A National Conversation
Forbes.com - March 21, 2013

The Denver Post, on February 15th, ran an Associated Press article entitled Homeland Security aims to buy 1.6b rounds of ammo, so far to little notice.  It confirmed that the Department of Homeland Security has issued an open purchase order for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition....[view article]

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Kerry expected to revive 2002 Saudi peace initiative
Times of Israel - March 20, 2013

Obama seeks to contain, not solve issues; but secretary of state may try to resurrect Israeli-Palestinian talks....[view article]

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DHS questioned over decision to let Saudi passengers skip normal passport controls
Fox News - March 20, 2013

A Department of Homeland Security program intended to give "trusted traveler" status to low-risk airline passengers soon will be extended to Saudi travelers, opening the program to criticism for accommodating the country that produced 15 of the 19 hijackers behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks....[view article]

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Fact-Busters and the “Mosque-Buster”
- March 19, 2013

Gavin Boby is a British lawyer who established the Law and Freedom Foundation in 2011 to work with communities to resist Islamization, particularly the campaigns of harassment and dominance that mosques routinely bring in their wake....[view article]

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Syria rebels, regime blame each other for first alleged chemical weapons attack
CBSNews.com - March 19, 2013

The Syrian government accused rebels of firing a chemical weapon for the first time on Tuesday in the north of the country, killing at least 25 people in the war-torn Aleppo province. Rebels quickly denied the report and accused regime forces of firing a chemical weapon on a long-range missile....[view article]

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Brother Andrew's Prophetic Plea: Stopping Murdering Terrorists
Christian Today - March 19, 2013

With the publication of the best-seller, God's Smuggler, in 1967, Brother Andrew appeared abruptly on the stage of global Christianity. Some 10 million copies of God's Smuggler, which chronicles his adventures smuggling Bibles behind the Iron Curtain and into other closed nations, have been printed in 35 languages....[view article]

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Erosion of Syrian power accelerating, top U.S. intelligence official says
The Washington Post - March 13, 2013

The erosion of the Syrian regime’s authority is accelerating, and the “increasingly beleaguered” government, which has been unable to defeat insurgents with conventional weapons, might be prepared to use chemical weapons, the top U.S. intelligence official said Tuesday....[view article]

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PA to Obama: Coordinate visit to ‘occupied’ Jerusalem with us
Times of Israel - March 13, 2013

Days after the Hamas government in Gaza warned US President Barack Obama against visiting the Temple Mount during his visit to Israel starting March 20, the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank demanded on Tuesday that Obama coordinate his Jerusalem tour with the PA, since the city, it claimed, is “occupied territory.”...[view article]

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Cult Nation: Iran puts five Christians on trial for their faith
Fox News - March 11, 2013

Five Iranian Christian converts who were detained late last year will reportedly begin trial in Iran’s Revolutionary Court this week, according to a human rights group following the case....[view article]

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North Korea says it will launch nuclear attack on America
The Sun - March 7, 2013

The provocative statement comes weeks after the country conducted underground nuclear tests which caused a massive earthquake....[view article]

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VIDEO - Krauthammer on Paul Filibuster: 'Stroke of Political Genius'
News Busters - March 7, 2013

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer called Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) filibuster of the John Brennan nomination for CIA director Wednesday a "stroke of political genius."...[view article]

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Kissinger says Iran nuclear crisis close
BBC - March 5, 2013

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has warned that a crisis involving a nuclear Iran is in the "foreseeable future"....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - February 28, 2013

PAKISTAN: Judge Dismisses Blasphemy ChargeSource: World Watch MonitorIn a surprising ruling on January 28th, a judge serving the Punjab province court of law threw out charges of blasphemy against Christian convert, Barkat Masih, who was accused of insulting Islam. The ruling came two months after similar charges were dismissed against Rimsha Masih, the teenage girl whose case attracted worldwide criticism of Pakistan's anti-blasphemy laws. (For a past report on Rimsha's case, go to www.persecution.net/pk-2012-11-22.htm.)In September of 2011,...[view article]

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Iran's 'Plan B' for a nuclear bomb
- February 27, 2013

Iran is developing a second path to a nuclear weapons capability by operating a plant that could produce plutonium, satellite images show for the first time....[view article]

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Mortar shell from Syria lands in Golan
AP - Associated Press - February 27, 2013

A mortar shell fired from Syria exploded in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights on Wednesday, falling in an open area and causing no casualties, the Israeli military said....[view article]

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Stuxnet Missing Link Found, Resolves Some Mysteries Around the Cyberweapon
WIRED.com - February 26, 2013

As Iran met in Kazakhstan this week with members of the UN Security Council to discuss its nuclear program, researchers announced that a new variant of the sophisticated cyberweapon known as Stuxnet had been found, which predates other known versions of the malicious code that were reportedly unleashed by the U.S. and Israel several years ago in an attempt to sabotage Iran's nuclear program....[view article]

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US ready to strike back on China cyberattacks
AP - Associated Press - February 20, 2013

As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is poised to spell out specific trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyberespionage....[view article]

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Report ties cyberattacks on U.S. computers to Chinese military
The Washington Post - February 20, 2013

A U.S. security firm has linked China's military to cyberattacks on more than 140 U.S. and other foreign corporations and entities, according to a report released Tuesday....[view article]

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Pentagon urges delay in "devastating" $46 billion budget cuts
Reuters - February 14, 2013

The Pentagon's civilian and military leaders warned in dire terms on Tuesday that $46 billion in budget cuts due to go into effect in two weeks would erode the nation's ability to go to war and appealed to Congress to delay the reductions....[view article]

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North Korean Refugee: Government Preoccupied with Nuclear Tests
Christian Newswire - February 13, 2013

North Korea again defied world opinion and U.N. resolutions by conducting its third nuclear test today while threatening stronger steps if necessary in the future....[view article]

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Bringing awareness of eugenics to African-Americans
OneNewsNow.com - February 13, 2013

A well-respected documentary demonstrating how the abortion industry targets minorities will be used to educate the African-American community in Chicago....[view article]

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All you need to know about North Korea
AEI - February 13, 2013

North Korea is yanking the world's chain yet again, sending all relevant parties hither and yon. As we contemplate what to do and the Kim clan perfects its ability to deliver its growing nuclear arsenal to targets in South Korea, Japan and the United States, we could do worse than turn to a rising star of Korea analysis...[view article]

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IDF sets up war room to battle hackers
YNet News - February 13, 2013

Amid 'significant rise' in cyber attacks on army systems, Computer Services Directorate sets up special war room to detect hacking attempts, launch counter attack...[view article]

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Iran tells IAEA it plans to add machines to enrich uranium
The Washington Post - February 11, 2013

Iran has told U.N. nuclear officials that it plans to add potentially hundreds of next-generation centrifuge machines to its main uranium-enrichment plant, a move that could dramatically boost its ability to produce the fuel used in nuclear power plants and - potentially - in nuclear bombs....[view article]

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American Christian pastor imprisoned in Iran fears supporters have abandoned him
Fox News - February 8, 2013

The American pastor sentenced to eight years in Iran’s Evin prison is unaware of the groundswell of international support for him, and instead fears he's been abandoned, according to relatives who met with him this week....[view article]

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Ahmadinejad: Iran already a nuclear state, but has no intention of launching attack on Israel
Haaretz.com - February 6, 2013

In interview with Al-Ahram on eve of Islamic Summit Conference in Cairo, Iranian president also says his country opposes outside intervention in Syria....[view article]

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No F-16s For Bloodthirsty Anti-Semites
IBD - February 6, 2013

With the discovery of a video of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi condemning Jews and Israel, Obama should immediately halt shipment of F-16s and tanks to the new regime....[view article]

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Federal Reserve hacked
Guardian - February 6, 2013

US central bank confirms intrusion after hacktivist group Anonymous was claimed to have stolen 4,000 bankers' details...[view article]

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'Judge, jury and executioner': Legal experts fear implications of White House drone memo
NBC News - February 6, 2013

Legal experts expressed grave reservations Tuesday about an Obama administration memo concluding that the United States can order the killing of American citizens believed to be affiliated with al-Qaida — with one saying the White House was acting as “judge, jury and executioner.”...[view article]

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Visitation rights curtailed for Chinese Christian Convert
Worthy News - February 6, 2013

Visitation rights for the family of a prominent Chinese house church leader incarcerated in Xinjiang have been severely curtailed, according to International Christian Concern....[view article]

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Flash Mob Mayhem: Violent Groups Of Teens Leave NYC Businesses In Ruins
CBN News - February 6, 2013

Violent, thieving mobs have been making headlines across the country for the past few years, and now they have hit New York City....[view article]

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EDITORIAL: Will the White House Finally Grow the Backbone to Digitally Counterattack China?
Daily Tech - February 6, 2013

Hack on The New York Times is latest incident to illustrate China's dominance in the new era of warfare, and the U.S.'s inaction...[view article]

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Justice Department memo reveals legal case for drone strikes on Americans
NBC News - February 5, 2013

A confidential Justice Department memo concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be "senior operational leaders" of al-Qaida or "an associated force" -- even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S....[view article]

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Charlottesville, VA Becomes First City in U.S. to Pass Resolution Against Drones
- February 5, 2013

Shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2013, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., passed what is believed to be the first anti-drone resolution in the country.  According to my notes, and verifiable soon on the City Council's website, the resolution reads:...[view article]

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Super Bowl Is Single Largest Human Trafficking Incident In U.S.: Attorney General
Huffington Post - February 5, 2013

When it came time for the Super Bowl, Clemmie Greenlee was expected to sleep with anywhere from 25 to 50 men a day. It's a staggering figure, but it doesn't shock advocates who say that the sporting event attracts more traffickers than any other in the U.S....[view article]

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VIDEO: Senator to DefSec Nominee: Why Have the Iranians Endorsed You?
Weekly Standard - January 31, 2013

"It further said Israel is a cancerous tumor in the heart of the Islamic world. They further said Iran’s warriors are ready and willing to wipe Israel off the map. The question I’d like to ask you, and you can answer for the record if you’d like, why do you think the Iranian foreign ministry so strongly supports your nomination to be the Secretary of Defense?"...[view article]

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‘This Hagel hearing is a disaster’
- January 31, 2013

Distraught by his poor performance in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, liberals viciously turned on secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel on social media....[view article]

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'Israel hit target on Syria-Lebanon border'
YNet News - January 30, 2013

Foreign media claim IAF fighter jets conducted three separate aerial incursions into Lebanon's airspace overnight. US website says target was weapons convoy; IDF remains mum....[view article]

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Number of Israelis updating gas masks nearly triples
YNet News - January 30, 2013

Israel Post says Israeli public not oblivious to military's concerns over Assad's chemical weapons...[view article]

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Thousands of Islamic Extremists Attack a Christian village
Family Security Matters - January 24, 2013

The second case in less than a week. The attack took place yesterday in el-Marashda, predominantly Christian, in the province of Quena (Upper Egypt). Muslims burned at least six homes of Coptic Christians and tried to demolish the local church. Wrath unleashed at the alleged rape of a Muslim girl by a Christian. Village Iman calls on youth to protect Christian shops....[view article]

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Investigators find State Department drew down Libya security as threats rose
Guardian - January 23, 2013

Congressional investigators have pieced together a series of decisions that led State Department officials to inexplicably draw down security in Libya last year even as threats and attacks against Western diplomats were rising in the violent, chaotic city of Benghazi where America’s ambassador was killed last Sept. 11....[view article]

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Hillary Chokes Up
Weekly Standard - January 23, 2013

"For me, this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal," said Clinton, holding back tears. "I stood next to President Obama as the Marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at Andrews....[view article]

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Top Official: 'China Must Unwaveringly Adhere to the One Child Policy'
Christian Newswire - January 23, 2013

A top family planning official dashed hopes that the One Child Policy will be abolished, or even modified significantly, any time soon....[view article]

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Reports wrong, pastor still in prison
OneNewsNow.com - January 23, 2013

According to an attorney, the media reports that an Iranian-American Christian imprisoned in Iran will be freed on bond and allowed to return to America aren't true....[view article]

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As Roe v. Wade Turns 40, Foes Focus on State Capitols
AP - Associated Press - January 22, 2013

President Obama’s reelection bid emphasized abortion rights more than any other presidential campaign in history, warning women that their reproductive freedom was at stake on Nov. 6....[view article]

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Experts warn Iran will be capable of nuclear weapons in 2014
The Hill - January 16, 2013

A group of non-proliferation experts on Monday warned Iran will be able to produce enough weapons-grade uranium for a nuclear bomb by mid-2014, and recommended that the United States enforce an international embargo on all trade and investments with Iran....[view article]

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Al-Qaida-linked militants seize BP complex in Algeria, take hostages over Mali intervention
The Washington Post - January 16, 2013

Moslem cult members attacked and occupied a natural gas field partly operated by BP in southern Algeria early Wednesday, killing two foreigners and holding possibly dozens of others, including Americans, hostage while surrounded by Algerian forces....[view article]

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Iran May Hang Imprisoned U.S. Pastor
Washington Free Beacon - January 15, 2013

An American-Iranian pastor imprisoned in Tehran since September may face hanging because of his Christian faith. Saeed Abedini sent a letter to his family Jan. 10 detailing his torture and treatment by Iranian...[view article]

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Teacher Fired for Giving Student Bible
Fox News - January 15, 2013

A longtime substitute teacher in Phillipsburg, NJ, has been fired after he shared a Bible verse with a student – and upon request gave the child a Bible....[view article]

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Iran to reach 'key point' for atom bomb by mid-2014
- January 15, 2013

Islamic Republic could produce enough weapons-grade uranium for one or more nuclear bomb by mid-2014, US experts say, urging Obama to emphasize military option...[view article]

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Large terror tunnel from Gaza discovered near kibbutz
- January 15, 2013

Elaborate shaft, big enough to convey people, is the same kind used in 2006 to ambush IDF soldiers and kidnap Gilad Shalit, army says....[view article]

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Pupil Hernandez, who refused to wear RFID, loses appeal
BBC - January 9, 2013

A Texan student who refused to wear a badge with a radio tag that tracked her movements has lost a federal court appeal against her school's ID policy....[view article]

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Nuclear Security Helicopters Testing Radiation Levels Above DC Area
CBSNews.com - January 8, 2013

Helicopters have been conducting radiation tests above portions of the Washington, D.C. area using remote gamma radiation sensing technology. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has been flying the radiation missions since Dec. 27, 2012 and they will continue until next Friday, Jan. 11. The flights have been conducted during daylight only, and the pilots fly about 80 miles per hour at 150 feet above the approximately 70-square mile radiation assessment area....[view article]

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Planned Parenthood: More Dead Children and Largest Budget Ever
Christian Newswire - January 7, 2013

"For decades now, Planned Parenthood has operated the most proficient killing machine in the United States," said Douglas R. Scott, Jr., president of the Planned Parenthood watchdog organization Life Decisions International (LDI). "And the machine has set yet another record."...[view article]

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China reportedly to overhaul system of forced labor camps
Guardian - January 7, 2013

China is to reform its controversial system of forced labour camps this year, the state media have reported, which would mark a first step toward legal reform promised by the new Communist party chief, Xi Jinping....[view article]

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Politics-Gov't Benghazi scandal scapegoats' fake resignations exposed?
OneNewsNow.com - January 3, 2013

The notorious cover-up is getting worse as four officials allegedly responsible for security failures at the U.S. compound in Libya are still found on State Department payroll after "resignations."...[view article]

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Iranian officials tell citizens to vacate city located near nuke site
The Free Beacon - January 2, 2013

Iranian officials have instructed residents of Isfahan to leave the city, renewing concerns that a nearby nuclear site could be leaking radioactive material....[view article]

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Terrorists Slashing Throats of Nigerian-Christians -- A 'Save -Our -Souls' Cry to White House and President Obama
Christian Newswire - January 2, 2013

We had warned that Boko Haram would continue its tradition of killing Nigerian Christians on Christmas day. Last week marked the third straight year that the terror group has murdered Nigerian Christians in the church on a Christmas day....[view article]

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Crown of Life Persecution Report
OneMillionPraying.org - December 31, 2012

Happy New Year! It's hard to believe we are entering 2013. I hope you and your family grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ...and through prayer, imagine great possibilities this year! "And Jesus...said to them, With men this is impossible;   but with God ALL THINGS are possible." ...[view article]

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Everyone is fair game: Spy agency conducts surveillance on all US citizens
RT.com - December 21, 2012

The Obama administration overruled recommendations from within the US Department of Homeland Security and implemented new guidelines earlier this year that allow the government to gather and analyze intelligence on every single US citizen....[view article]

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Hagel a Dangerous Choice for Defense
Family Security Matters - December 21, 2012

The conventional wisdom is that President Obama dodged a politically perilous "bullet" when he declined to nominate Susan Rice as the next secretary of state. Had he done so, the president would have provided his critics a high-profile platform for exposing and critiquing his administration's conduct with respect to Benghazigate and the larger, dangerous practice of "engaging" Islamists, of which it was a particularly dismal example....[view article]

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The Persecution & Prayer Alert The Voice of the Martyrs, Canada
Voice of the Martyrs - December 21, 2012

The Persecution & Prayer Alert The Voice of the Martyrs, Canada www.persecution.net Thursday, December 20, 2012 Message from your VOMC team: Thank you for joining us in ministry through your prayerful support. It is our prayer that you and your family will experience a greater awareness of God's presence, a deeper understanding of His Word, a heightened sense of His love, and the fulfillment of His many precious promises this Christmas season and in...[view article]

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ChinaAid Obtains Secret Central Committee Document Ordering Crackdown on Evangelism on College & University Campuses
Christian Newswire - December 20, 2012

ChinaAid on Tuesday released a secret Communist Party Central Committee document it had obtained that contains detailed instructions for a nationwide crackdown on evangelism on college and university campuses and among students, confirming that China's leadership at the highest levels is behind the increased Christian persecution of recent years....[view article]

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Belgium looks at euthanasia for minors, Alzheimer's sufferers
France24.com - December 19, 2012

Belgium is considering a significant change to its decade-old euthanasia law that would allow minors and Alzheimer's sufferers to seek permission to die. What is the difference between this and the Hitler death initiatives of the late 1930's and early 1940's?...[view article]

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North Korea launches rocket , raising nuclear arms stakes
Reuters - December 12, 2012

North Korea successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday, boosting the credentials of its new leader and stepping up the threat the isolated and impoverished state poses to opponents....[view article]

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North Korea Missile Launch: The Biggest Story is the Underground
Christian Newswire - December 11, 2012

While the upcoming North Korea missile launch has the entire world looking skyward, author Eric Foley says attention should focus underground....[view article]

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Syrian refugee numbers top 500,000: UNHCR
Reuters - December 11, 2012

More than half a million Syrian refugees are now registered or are waiting to in other Middle Eastern countries, with about 3,000 new people seeking refugee status and assistance daily, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....[view article]

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Dedicated Christian Worker Shot in Pakistan
Voice of the Martyrs - December 10, 2012

It has just been confirmed by our VOM contacts that Birgitta Almby, Area Director of Full Gospel Assemblies in Lahore, Pakistan, is in critical condition after two unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire when she arrived home from the office on December 3rd. Although the doctors were able to remove the bullet from her chest, the shooting caused considerable damage to the 70-year-old woman's lungs and jugular vein. "We have kept her in the Intensive Care Unit, where her...[view article]

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Atheists Trying to Shut Down Congressional Prayer Caucus
CNS News - December 10, 2012

In what one Republican calls an "unprecedented" move, an atheist group is advising all newcomers to the U.S. House of Representatives to stay away from the Congressional Prayer Caucus....[view article]

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Video Claims Proof Assad Unleashed Chemical Weapons (WARNING - VERY GRAPHIC)
Arutz Sheva - December 10, 2012

Fears of the worst possible scenario in Syria have been confirmed in a video released by rebels that shows victims of chemical warfare. ...[view article]

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New PC SCAM
The New York Times - December 6, 2012

Kidnappers used to make ransom notes with letters cut out of magazines. Now, notes simply pop up on your computer screen, except the hostage is your PC....[view article]

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The ugly history of Planned Parenthool
- November 29, 2012

Margaret Sanger was no child advocate, but on October 16, 1916, she gave birth to an entity of which she was immensely proud - America's first birth control clinic, an abortion facility that grew into Planned Parenthood. Few promises of the birth control revolution have paid out, but its practice of "racial cultivation," or eugenics, has had astonishing success....[view article]

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Egypt court sentences 8 to death over the false Mohammed prophet film
AP - Associated Press - November 29, 2012

An Egyptian court convicted in absentia Wednesday seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor, sentencing them to death on charges linked to an anti-Islam fact filled film that sparked riots in parts of the Moslem cult world....[view article]

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Norway's Cops Apologize for Sending Jews to Death Camps in WWII
Family Security Matters - November 29, 2012

More than 67 years after World War II ended, Norway's national police service officially apologized on Monday for the involvement of Norwegian cops in the deportation of more than 500 Jewish Norwegians during the Second World War....[view article]

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Reports from Sudan, Somalia, China, Nigeria and Egypt
Voice of the Martyrs - November 29, 2012

1. Update: Potential Mass Genocide Threatens Sudanese Christians (Source: Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin) The threat of genocide looms in Sudan as Christian and non-Arab communities in three regions have been targeted by President General Omar al-Bashir, a notorious leader well known for the systematic slaughter of those who oppose Islamisation. When the mainly Christian south seceded from the predominantly Islamic north in 2011, the government of Sudan began to persecute "southerners" (those who are politically and culturally aligned with the south) living...[view article]

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U.N. Treaty Threatens American Sovereignty
Christian Newswire - November 29, 2012

On Tuesday the U.S. Senate voted 61-36 to take up discussion on The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), a treaty that interferes with U.S. law. Although President Obama signed it in 2009, it never passed in the Senate and now needs a two-thirds majority to ratify. Thirty-six senators have signed a letter stating they "will oppose efforts to consider a treaty during this time."...[view article]

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What Has 40 Years of Abortion Done to America?
Christian Newswire - November 28, 2012

On December 4, 2012, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., an impressive and diverse group of experts and witnesses with personal experience of abortion will present a three hour media briefing and background session on the topic: "What Has 40 Years of Abortion Done to America?"...[view article]

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Is Egypt about to become the new Iran?
Telegraph - November 28, 2012

It is not only the anti-government protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square who should be concerned about the Moslem cult leader Morsi and his audacious power grab....[view article]

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Student Expelled for Refusing Location Tracking RFID Badge
INFO Wars - November 20, 2012

Civil liberties lawyers at the Rutherford Institute told Infowars.com that they are in the process of filing a temporary restraining order petition to prevent the school from kicking Hernandez out until further appeals can be made to resolve the matter. Representatives for John Jay did not return calls for comment by the time of publishing....[view article]

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Fake for the Camera: Miraculous Recovery by Injured Gaza Man?
- November 15, 2012

Barely one day into the fighting in Hamas-run Gaza, the locals are hard at work playing the victim for the world's press. Fakes injury for the cameras....[view article]

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Reports from Iran, Pakistan, China and Jordan
Voice of the Martyrs - November 15, 2012

1. Update: Two believers imprisoned in Iran released(Source: Christian Solidarity Worldwide)Two Christians arrested in a raid on a house church in Shiraz, Iran, in October have been released after posting bail amounting to about $25,000 USD each.Roxana Forughi and Bijan Haghighi -- two of seven Christians who were arrested in the raid -- have been released while six more members of the house church remain imprisoned (for more, go to www.persecution.net/ir-2012-10-18.htm). Afshar Bahmani, one of two members...[view article]

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Israel Takes Out Top Terrorist
Weekly Standard - November 14, 2012

Earlier today, Israel struck at dozens of targets inside Gaza, including Ahmed Jabari, Hamas's chief of staff and a senior official in the organization's military outfit, the Izz ad-din al-Qassam Brigades. Jabari was behind the abduction of Gilad Shalit, and planned the 2007 coup that left Hamas in complete control of Gaza....[view article]

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Border fences work
OneNewsNow.com - November 14, 2012

A border enforcement advocate says a recent incident on the Arizona-Mexico border illustrates the value of border fencing in deterring illegal immigration and smuggling....[view article]

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Retaliate, Yet Again
Family Security Matters - November 13, 2012

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired at least 50 rockets and mortars into Israel since midnight Saturday night, injuring three civilians....[view article]

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ran unveils new missile systems on second day of drills
Reuters - November 13, 2012

Iran unveiled new missile and artillery systems on Tuesday, Iranian media reported, on the second day of large-scale military exercises which officials said were aimed at sending a warning to those threatening the Islamic Republic....[view article]

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Continued rocket fire from Gaza steps up pressure on Israel government to respond
Fox News - November 12, 2012

Gaza militants pummeled southern Israel with rockets for a third day in a row on Monday, increasing internal pressure on the Israeli government to retaliate....[view article]

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Reports from Kenya, Indonesia, Sudan and Egypt.
Voice of the Martyrs - November 8, 2012

1. Christian killed in grenade attack on church building in Kenya(Source: International Christian Concern)On November 4, a church building in a predominately Muslim area in Garissa, Kenya, was targeted in a grenade attack. The chaplain of the church, Julius Mukonzi, was killed and 11 others were wounded. Six of the 11 were air-lifted to Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi due to the seriousness of their injuries.The grenade, which was thrown onto the roof, tore through the sheet-metal...[view article]

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So far, judge sides with NASA
OneNewsNow.com - November 7, 2012

A California attorney asserts there's a growing trend of hostility against Christians in the workplace -- something that will increase unless more favorable judges are put on the bench....[view article]

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CORRUPTION: Philly GOP: Poll inspectors being ousted for Dems
THE EXAMINER - November 6, 2012

The Philadelphia GOP is reporting that court appointed Minority (read GOP) Inspectors are being thrown out of polling locations in several Wards....[view article]

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Fort Hood shooting victims sue government, accused shooter
Reuters - November 6, 2012

Families and victims of a mass shooting in 2009 at the Fort Hood military base in Texas filed a wrongful death suit on Monday against the U.S. government, the accused Moslem cult gunman and the estate of an alleged al Qaeda leader....[view article]

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China Tries to Silence Family After 6-Month Forced Abortion
LifeNews.com - November 5, 2012

Last night All Girls Allowed was able to reach Qiao Ping'an, the husband of a woman who suffered a forced abortion....[view article]

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CBS Releases Unaired Footage Of Obama Refusing To Call Benghazi A Terror Attack
CBSNews.com - November 5, 2012

OBAMA: Well it’s too early to tell exactly how this came about, what group was involved, but obviously it was an attack on Americans. And we are going to be working with the Libyan government to make sure that we bring these folks to justice, one way or the other. CAUGHT! EXPOSED! BUSTED!...[view article]

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Special Report: Benghazi may be the end of this presidency
- November 2, 2012

By Bill Wilson, KIN Senior Analyst Regardless of the outcome of the Nov. 6 election, President Barack Obama will be embroiled in the Sept. 11 murders, in Benghazi, of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. This single event, if prosecuted by the appropriate authorities, has the potential to end this Administration or, at least, cripple it for the next four years if Obama remains in office. If he does not remain in office, there likely could be ongoing criminal...[view article]

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Obama's Benghazi investigator tied to Hamas, Soros
WorldNetDaily - November 2, 2012

The Obama administration's lead investigator into the Benghazi attack, former Ambassador Thomas Pickering, previously held clandestine meetings with Hamas aimed at opening U.S. dialogue with the terrorist group, according to informed Middle Eastern security officials....[view article]

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Senators Again Urge Obama to Answer Key Questions about Benghazi Attack
Weekly Standard - October 31, 2012

Four senators sent a letter to the White House today, urging Obama and his advisers to answer the growing list of questions about the 9/11 attack in Benghazi, Libya, which lawmakers have posed in writing to his administration over the last month. We smell a rat....[view article]

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Sean Hannity on Benghazi Audio Tapes: “I've Heard They Are Very D...ing” (Video)
Gateway Pundit - October 31, 2012

Sean Hannity was debating liberal Juan Williams Tuesday on the Benghazi massacre. Hannity revealed this on the audio tapes of Tyrone Woods begging for air support on 9-11, "My sources tell me they're pretty damning, Juan. They're begging for help."...[view article]

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Iran has pictures of restricted Israeli areas: Iran MP
Reuters - October 29, 2012

Iran holds pictures of Israeli bases and other restricted areas obtained from a drone launched into Israeli airspace earlier this month, an Iranian lawmaker was quoted as saying on Monday....[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Tanzania and Indonesia.
Voice of the Martyrs - October 25, 2012

1. Update: Blasphemy allegations continue in Pakistan(Sources: Asia News, The Christian Post)The High Court in Islamabad has delayed the trial of Rimsha Masih, a mentally challenged Christian girl charged with blasphemy, while another young follower of Christ has been accused of the same offense.The Court will take until November 14 to decide if the case against Rimsha will be dismissed. Three witnesses who had earlier testified that the mosque leader, Khalid Jadoon Chishti, had planted fabricated evidence...[view article]

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Texas sparks international row with election observers
The Hill - October 25, 2012

Texas authorities have threatened to arrest international election observers, prompting a furious response from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Don't mess with Texas....[view article]

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VIDEO: New information on Benghazi - Libya - New emails show administration knew about terrorist involvement as the attack happened
Fox News - October 24, 2012

ALERT! Obama knew about the facts in the Benghazi raid as it was unfolding and lied to the American public for days after the event. Proof has been gathered in documents, emails, etc. and being made public....[view article]

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Syrian refugees face tough winter in Jordan camp
- October 24, 2012

UNICEF Ireland is warning that more than 30,000 Syrian refugees are facing a "hostile and unforgiving" winter living in tents in the Jordanian desert....[view article]

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Arms Flow to Syria May Be Behind Benghazi Cover-Up
Family Security Matters - October 22, 2012

The day after the big Obama-Romney debate, as media and politicians were engaging in the usual after-action assessment frenzy, some of the most important issues surrounding the September 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, remain unaddressed....[view article]

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Reports from Iran, Indonesia, India and Nigeria
Voice of the Martyrs - October 19, 2012

1. Christians facing arrests, detentions and court trials in Iran(Sources: Mohabat News, Christian Solidarity Worldwide)There has been an alarming upsurge in the harassment of Christians in Iran, with reports indicating an increase in arrests during recent weeks. Three hundred Christians have reportedly been arbitrarily arrested and imprisoned in the country since 2010.Seven Christians were detained during a prayer meeting when security services raided a house in the city of Shiraz in Fars Province. At last report,...[view article]

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Iran further expanding enrichment capacity - diplomats
Reuters - October 19, 2012

Iran is believed to be further increasing its uranium enrichment capacity at its Fordow plant buried deep underground, Western diplomats say, in another sign of Tehran defying international demands to curb its disputed nuclear programme....[view article]

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Obama Teacher Supporter: Teacher forces student to do 'Islamic hand sign'
- October 19, 2012

A Chesapeake, Va., teacher is facing a charge of assault. She is an Islamic cult teacher and follower. She supports Obama and attempted to force a young girl to make an Islamic cult sign with her hand. She now faces criminal charges. ...[view article]

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79% of Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics Target Blacks, Hispanics
LifeNews.com - October 18, 2012

As Planned Parenthood marks its 96th anniversary today, new research shows the abortion business targets blacks and Hispanics by putting 79% of its abortion clinics in minority neighborhoods....[view article]

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10,000 Young Egyptians Gather in Desert to Worship the Lord
Christian Newswire - October 18, 2012

Increased persecution, the election of a Moslem Brotherhood cult leader, the death of the Coptic Orthodox Church pope and thousands fleeing their homeland in fear of an uncertain future....[view article]

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Chicagoans to Rally in Record Numbers Against Obamacare HHS Mandate on Saturday
- October 18, 2012

This Saturday, just 17 days before Election Day, concerned citizens of Chicago will take to the streets to voice public opposition to the Obama administration's Health and Human Services Mandate. The HHS Mandate forces all employers -- including religious schools and hospitals -- to provide free contraceptives, surgical sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs through their health plans, regardless of religious or moral convictions....[view article]

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Violent crime jumps 18 percent in 2011, first rise in nearly 20 years
Fox News - October 18, 2012

Violent crimes unexpectedly jumped 18 percent last year, the first rise in nearly 20 years, and property crimes rose for first time in a decade. But academic experts said the new government data fall short of signaling a reversal of the long decline in crime....[view article]

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Would-Be Federal Reserve Moslem Cult Bomber Came to U.S. on Student Visa
CNS News - October 18, 2012

Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested a man they said was plotting to blow up the Federal Reserve building in Manhattan, just blocks from the World Trade Center...[view article]

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Planned Parenthood Marks 96th Birthday With 6 Million Abortions (Murders)
- October 17, 2012

Planned Parenthood marks its 96th birthday today and one leading pro-life activists who has been a watchdog of the abortion business for decades estimates Planned Parenthood has denied 6 million unborn children birthdays of their own through planned systematic murders....[view article]

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Iran's secret nuclear-bomb plant revealed
WorldNetDaily - October 10, 2012

Iranian scientists are nearing completion of a nuclear warhead, having already successfully tested an implosion system and neutron detonator at a secret site while enriching uranium to weapons grade, according to a former Iranian intelligence officer....[view article]

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Rep. Issa closes in on Clinton
The Hill - October 10, 2012

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is setting his sights on his biggest political target yet: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is treading more carefully than he did with his investigation of Attorney General Eric Holder and the Fast and Furious gun-tracking program, which led to a House vote placing Holder in contempt....[view article]

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Is Pentagon being bullied by Islamists?
OneNewsNow.com - October 9, 2012

A law firm that defends and promotes Christian heritage and moral values says it has obtained the written evaluations of an 18-year veteran Army officer who is being disciplined for telling the truth about the Islamic cult....[view article]

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Students say a prayer and defy anti-Christians
OneNewsNow.com - October 9, 2012

Students, athletes and parents peacefully and openly expressed their faith before a West Virginia high school football game despite threats from the Freedom From Religion Foundation....[view article]

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Ministers defy prohibition on endorsing candidates
AP - Associated Press - October 8, 2012

The pastor of Skyline Church says the law needs to be challenged to prove that it's an unconstitutional violation of pastors' free speech and religious rights. "We believe it's our biblical authority to obey God -- and it's our constitutional right, based upon the First Amendment," says the pastor....[view article]

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Israel Launches Airstrikes After Attacks From Gaza
The New York Times - October 8, 2012

Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets and mortar shells into Israeli territory on Monday, causing no casualties but some property damage, after an Israeli airstrike in southern Gaza on Sunday killed one Palestinian and wounded at least nine others....[view article]

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Reports from Kenya, Turkmenistan and Pakistan
Voice of the Martyrs - October 5, 2012

1. Grenade attack on Sunday school in Kenya(Source: Release International)A nine-year-old boy was killed and at least three other children were seriously injured in a grenade attack on a Sunday school in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 30.Suspected Islamist militants attacked the St. Polycarp's Church building during a worship service for children aged six to 10. Witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion then seeing people running for their lives. A total of nine children were hospitalized....[view article]

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The importance of prayer for the persecuted
OneNewsNow.com - October 4, 2012

Christians and Christian organizations are making plans now for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, which will be held this year on Sunday, November 11....[view article]

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Intelligence effort named citizens, not terrorists
AP - Associated Press - October 3, 2012

A multibillion-dollar information-sharing program created in the aftermath of 9/11 has improperly collected information about innocent Americans and produced little valuable intelligence on terrorism, a Senate report concludes. It portrays an effort that ballooned far beyond anyone's ability to control....[view article]

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2 US border agents shot, 1 killed, near major drug corridor in Arizona
Fox News - October 2, 2012

Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were shot, one fatally, Tuesday morning in an area in south Arizona known as a major drug-smuggling corridor, authorities said....[view article]

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Electronic monitoring by Justice Department on the rise under Obama, ACLU says
Fox News - October 2, 2012

The instances of the Justice Department monitoring electronic communications such as phone calls, emails and even social network updates without a warrant has increased by as much as 60 percent in recent years, according to the American Civil Liberties Union....[view article]

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US military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 after 11 years of war
AP - Associated Press - October 1, 2012

KABUL - U.S. military deaths in the Afghan war have reached 2,000, a cold reminder of the human cost of an 11-year-old conflict that now garners little public interest at home as the United States prepares to withdraw most of its combat forces by the end of 2014....[view article]

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Afghanistan: Bomber kills 14 including 3 US troops
AP - Associated Press - October 1, 2012

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives rammed his bike into a joint Afghan-American patrol on Monday morning in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people including three U.S. troops and their translator, officials said....[view article]

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Paul Ryan: Eric Holder must go over Fast and Furious
The Daily Caller - October 1, 2012

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan agrees with presidential candidate Mitt Romney's call for Attorney General Eric Holder to resign, or for President Barack Obama to fire him, over Operation Fast and Furious, a Ryan spokesman told The Daily Caller....[view article]

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Libyan president to NBC: Anti-Islam film had 'nothing to do with' US Consulate attack
NBC News - September 27, 2012

An anti-Islam film that sparked violent protests in many countries had "nothing to do with" a deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi earlier this month, Libya's president told NBC News....[view article]

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The more we learn, the more Benghazi looks like a gross Obama security failure.
Wall Street Journal - September 27, 2012

In his United Nations speech on Tuesday, Obama talked about the September 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya and declared that "there should be no doubt that we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice." What he didn't say is how relentless he'll be in tracking down the security lapses and intelligence failures that contributed to the murders. Let's say there's some doubt about that....[view article]

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Jewish Democrats warn Netanyahu to stay out of US presidential election
The Hill - September 26, 2012

Certainly a part of the Jewish Community to be praying for... ...[view article]

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American Taliban lawyer appointed to third-highest Justice Department position
- September 26, 2012

A lawyer who came to prominence for his full-throated defense of a subsequently convicted terrorist was quietly promoted to the No. 3 slot at the Department of Justice last month, a post that puts him in charge of the administration's policy regarding Guantanamo Bay detainees....[view article]

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'Jesus Not Allowed': Anti-Faith Sentiment Sweeps US
CBN News - September 26, 2012

Could you imagine going to jail for your faith? A recent report warns that it could happen. CBN News investigated the growing wave of hostility to Christianity in America that's led to hundreds of court cases....[view article]

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Bill Clinton stuns Dems by hosting Morsi in NYC
Washington Times - September 25, 2012

The Moslem Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi, the recently elected president of Egypt, will be a featured participant at the eighth annual meeting of Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative in New York next week....[view article]

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Israeli delegation walks out of Ahmadinejad's UN speech — but the U.S. doesn't?
Family Security Matters - September 25, 2012

Video...[view article]

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Obama set to release 55 Gitmo inmates
Washington Times - September 25, 2012

Obama is about to release or transfer 55 Gitmo prisoners, despite reports that the Libyan believed to be behind the killing of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens was a former Guantanamo inmate transferred to Libyan custody....[view article]

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UN leader Ban Ki-moon calls Syria a 'calamity' and threat to world peace
Globe and Mail - September 25, 2012

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is demanding international action to stop the war in Syria, which is now "a regional calamity with global ramifications." said Tuesday that the Syrian civil war is a "calamity" that now threatens world peace and demands action by the divided UN Security Council....[view article]

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Obama official admits: Attack on our consulate in Benghazi was "a terrorist attack"
Family Security Matters - September 20, 2012

The Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was in fact "a terrorist attack" and the U.S. government has indications that members of al Qaeda were directly involved, a top Obama administration official said Wednesday morning....[view article]

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'Furious' report slams 'disregard' for public safety as DOJ officials quit
Fox News - September 20, 2012

A bombshell report released Wednesday on Operation Fast and Furious faulted a range of federal agencies for the failed anti-gunrunning program and accused officials in charge of a "disregard" for public safety. In the wake of the report, one Justice Department official resigned and another retired....[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Laos, Turkmenistan, India and Kazakhstan
Voice of the Martyrs - September 20, 2012

1. Three Christian leaders arrested in Laos(Source: VOM Australia)Three Christians in Laos were arrested earlier this month. It appears that authorities targeted them after believers from a Korean church visited their congregations. Charges are pending against Pastor Bounlert AlaomaiVill, who leads a church of 170 believers, Pastor Adang KengsaiVill, and Onkeo KapangVill, a church leader.Police had spoken to the Christian leaders several times in the past in regards to their bold witness for Christ in their...[view article]

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'Furious' report slams 'disregard' for public safety as DOJ officials quit
Fox News - September 19, 2012

A bombshell report released Wednesday on Operation Fast and Furious faulted a range of federal agencies for the failed anti-gunrunning program and accused officials in charge of a "disregard" for public safety. In the wake of the report, one Justice Department official resigned and another retired....[view article]

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Officials: Iranian Quds Force poses threat to U.S. homeland
Washington Times - September 19, 2012

Iran’s extremist militias and their proxies were behind a recent string of terror attacks against Israeli diplomatic targets around the globe and might seek to strike the United States, U.S. counterterrorism officials said Wednesday....[view article]

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Obama official: Benghazi was a terrorist attack
Foreign Policy - September 19, 2012

The Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was in fact "a terrorist attack" and the U.S. government has indications that members of al Qaeda were directly involved, a top Obama administration official said Wednesday morning....[view article]

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Iran deploys Russian-made submarine in Gulf
AP - Associated Press - September 18, 2012

Tehran has deployed one of its Russian-made submarines in the Persian Gulf, just days after the United States and more than two dozen allies began naval exercises nearby, Iranian state television reported Tuesday....[view article]

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Libya: We gave US three-day warning of Benghazi attack
The Independant - September 18, 2012

American diplomats were warned of possible violent unrest in Benghazi three days before the killings of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three members of his team, Libyan security officials say....[view article]

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U.S. military suspends joint patrols with Afghans
CBSNews.com - September 18, 2012

The strategy for getting U.S. forces out of Afghanistan depends on training Afghan soldiers and police to protect the country themselves, but on Monday the U.S. military suspended most joint field operations with Afghan forces because so many Americans are being killed by the men they are training....[view article]

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America basher's backfire: Killed by flag smoke
New York Post - September 18, 2012

In an apparent case of red, white and blue revenge, a Pakistani protester died yesterday after inhaling smoke from a burning American flag during an anti-US rally....[view article]

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Picture of Al Qaeda Assassination Plot Emerges
Patriot Post - September 18, 2012

The Obama administration's continuing efforts to maintain the narrative that murder of our ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and his three staff members was part of a "spontaneous" demonstration inspired by a "very offensive video" took another hit yesterday....[view article]

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Family Faces Fines for Hosting Bible Study
Fox News - September 18, 2012

A Florida family is facing fines for hosting a weekly Bible study in their home - an act that city officials argue violates zoning codes. Shane and Marlen Roessiger, of Venice, Fla. are facing a $250 per day fine for hosting Friday night prayer and Bible study gatherings that are attended by as many as 10 people....[view article]

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Muslim Influence in Pentagon Prevails; Material on Radical Islam 'Purged,' Outstanding Army Officer 'Disciplined,' -- Thomas More Law Center Enters Case
OneNewsNow.com - September 18, 2012

In April 2012, LTC Dooley, a highly decorated combat veteran, was publically condemned by General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and relieved of his teaching assignment because of the righteous and truthful way Islam was portrayed in an elective course entitled, Perspectives on Islam and Islamic Radicalism....[view article]

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NETANYAHU TO ADDRESS U.N. ON SEPT. 28, BUT OBAMA REFUSES TO MEET DESPITE WAR LOOMING: President has time to appear on Letterman, though
Joel Rosenberg - September 12, 2012

Obama turned down two possibilities for a personal meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli premier comes to the U.S. later this month. Obama aides say the he simply doesn't have time on his schedule for Netanyahu....[view article]

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The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three embassy staff were killed
Reuters - September 12, 2012

(Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three embassy staff were killed as they rushed away from a consulate building in Benghazi, stormed by al Qaeda-linked gunmen blaming America for a film that they said insulted the Prophet Mohammad....[view article]

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For 11th Anniversary, a Simpler Ceremony
Wall Street Journal - September 11, 2012

New York marked the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Tuesday with a simpler ceremony than in years past, marking a shift in the way the city remembers the 2,977 people lost that day....[view article]

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Egyptians angry at film scale U.S. embassy walls
Reuters - September 11, 2012

Egyptian protesters scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and pulled down the American flag during a protest over what they said was a film being produced in the United States that insulted Mohammad, witnesses said....[view article]

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Jerusalem Within New Iranian Missile's Range
Washington Free Beacon - September 11, 2012

Iran is set to unveil a "domestically produced" cruise missile capable of reaching Israel and being launched "from land, sea, and air," according to Iranian media reports....[view article]

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Army Wants Tiny Suicidal Drone to Kill From 6 Miles Away
WIRED.com - September 11, 2012

Killer drones just keep getting smaller. The Army wants to know how prepared its defense-industry partners are to build what it calls a "Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System." It's for when the Army needs someone dead from up to six miles away in 30 minutes or less....[view article]

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Hezbollah operative with U.S. citizenship arrested in Mexico
Examiner.com - September 11, 2012

Mexican authorities arrested three men suspected of membership in the Iranian-backed terrorist organization, Hezbollah, including one American citizen, local media reported....[view article]

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Memos suggest US hid evidence of Soviet massacre during WWII
Fox News - September 11, 2012

The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not have been the Nazis who had only recently occupied the area....[view article]

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Nadarkhani free, but still reason to pray
OneNewsNow.com - September 11, 2012

Even though a Christian is no longer under the death penalty in Iran, one group is maintaining focus on other persecuted Christians in the country....[view article]

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Save the Children foreign staff ordered out of Pakistan
BBC - September 6, 2012

It says it has been given no reason for the order, but correspondents say the move is thought be fall-out from the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. After the raid a Pakistani doctor was arrested for helping the CIA track him. Pakistani intelligence officials accuse Save the Children of involvement - the group denies the claims. Six of its 2,000 staff in Pakistan are foreigners....[view article]

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SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death Read more: SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death
Washington Times - August 29, 2012

A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him....[view article]

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Afghans turning on U.S. military trainers
OneNewsNow.com - August 29, 2012

A Pentagon advisor and military strategist believes the killings of U.S. service members at the hands of Afghan police present a serious problem for coalition forces trying to complete their mission there....[view article]

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Christians Targeted in Kenya
OneNewsNow.com - August 29, 2012

Jonathan Racho of International Christian Concern (ICC) updates OneNewsNow on the violence "in a city called Mombasa about attacks against five churches by Moslem rioters."...[view article]

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Iran denies plans to show nuclear sites to diplomats
Reuters - August 28, 2012

Iran said on Tuesday it has no plans to show its nuclear sites to diplomats visiting Tehran for this week's Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, despite an earlier offer by a deputy foreign minister....[view article]

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Taliban Beheads 17 Afghan Civilians
VOA News - August 27, 2012

Officials in southern Afghanistan say Taliban insurgents have beheaded 17 Afghan civilians, including two women....[view article]

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Egypt's moves in Sinai alarm Israel
FT - Financial Times - August 23, 2012

Israel expressed concern on Wednesday over Egypt bolstering of its military presence in the Sinai desert in possible violation of the 1979 peace pact....[view article]

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Man indicted for shooting at conservative group
AP - Associated Press - August 23, 2012

A grand jury has indicted a Virginia man accused of shooting and wounding a security guard in the arm at the Washington headquarters of a conservative lobbying group....[view article]

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Immigration agents file suit against Napolitano over 'amnesty' program!
Fox News - August 23, 2012

"...the Obama administration ordered federal law enforcement agents to break the law...."...[view article]

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Feds warn anarchists could blockade roads, use acid-filled eggs to protest conventions
Fox News - August 23, 2012

Federal authorities are urging law enforcement agencies across the country to watch out for signs that extremists might be planning to wreak havoc at the upcoming political conventions -- by blocking roads, shutting down transit systems and even employing what were described as acid-filled eggs....[view article]

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Kenya clashes kill at least 48 in Coast Province
BBC - August 22, 2012

At least 48 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in south-eastern Kenya, police say....[view article]

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Military judge asserts right to order Fort Hood shooting suspect forcibly shaved before trial
The Washington Post - August 22, 2012

A judge has the right to order an Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage to be forcibly shaved before his murder trial, military attorneys told an appeals court Wednesday....[view article]

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Iran unveils new missile, other weapons
- August 21, 2012

Iran unveiled upgrades to six weapons on Tuesday, including a more accurate short-range missile and a more powerful naval engine, Iranian media reported, in what seemed to be its latest response to international pressure over its nuclear program....[view article]

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Who Does The Government Intend To Shoot?
The Daily Caller - August 21, 2012

The Social Security Administration (SSA) confirms that it is purchasing 174 thousand rounds of hollow point bullets to be delivered to 41 locations in major cities across the U.S....[view article]

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OK for FBI to 'surveil' Moslems, says judge
OneNewsNow.com - August 20, 2012

A California-based attorney says a federal judge ruled according to the law in tossing out a case involving the FBI spying on Moslems....[view article]

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Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Headed Back to Iranian Court
Charisma - August 20, 2012

The Iranian pastor who has spent more than 1,000 days in prison for his faith in Christ is headed back to court. Iranian authorities are demanding Youcef Nadarkhani face a judge in Iran on Sept. 8 to answer for "charges brought against him."...[view article]

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US Military Adds Blimps to Patrol Border
Fox News - August 16, 2012

The U.S. government is using some of the technology honed on battlefields overseas on the home front....[view article]

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Moslem Missouri Democratic Party caucus chairman launches 9-11 Truth PAC
Washington Free Beacon - August 16, 2012

A Democratic Party caucus chairman who has speculated about Jewish involvement in the 9/11 terrorist attacks has launched a new political action committee dedicated to supporting “anti-Zionist” Moslem candidates who believe “the ‘war on terror’ is a hoax and that the official story of 9/11 is not true,” according to the group’s website....[view article]

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School district intimidated by Moslem group?
OneNewsNow.com - August 15, 2012

A Michigan school district that chose to sell a vacant school to a Moslem group over several other potential buyers is responding to charges of illegal conduct....[view article]

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Family Research Council shooting leaves security guard wounded
ABC News - August 15, 2012

A security guard at a conservative Christian lobbying group housed in a busy downtown Washington office building was shot and injured late Wednesday morning, police say....[view article]

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19 killed at central Nigeria church Bible study
Today's Zaman - August 8, 2012

Three Moslem cult members entered a central Nigerian church just before Bible study began, but instead of joining the worship service they opened fire, killing at least 19 people in an attack that shows that violence is spreading in the divided nation....[view article]

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Following Sunday terror attack, Morsi slams door on Hamas
Times of Israel - August 8, 2012

Gaza’s rulers had hoped the Moslem Brotherhood’s ascendance would ease border blockade...[view article]

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Assyrians Commemorate Martyrs Day Worldwide
- August 8, 2012

Assyrian International News Agency Chicago (AINA) -- Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) worldwide commemorated Assyrian Martyrs Day today, August 7th, which is the official day for remembering fallen Assyrians. On August 7, 1933, Iraqi soldiers and Arab and Kurdish tribesmen surrounded the Assyrian village of Simmele, in north Iraq, and three days later killed all 3,000 men, women and children living there and in the surrounding area. The...[view article]

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Group lodges complaint about "God Bless America" in Wayland
- August 7, 2012

The school district will ignore an atheist and agnostic group's call not to play "God Bless America" at school functions, with Superintendent Paul Stein saying the song does not cross the line into fostering support for religion....[view article]

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Iran Denies Syria Captives Are Revolutionary Guards
RIANOVOSTI - August 6, 2012

The Iranian foreign ministry denied on Monday that the 48 Iranians kidnapped in Syria on Saturday were members of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards, the Arab-language Al-Alam TV said....[view article]

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Expert: Officials ignorant on sharia cult ways
OneNewsNow.com - August 2, 2012

An expert on Islam is concerned that some California politicians and city officials are ignoring the facts about sharia cult law....[view article]

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VIDEO: WAR IN WEEKS?
DEBKA - August 1, 2012

Iran launches its biggest ever fortification project to protect its nuclear installations from US and/or Israeli attack which Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned his military chiefs is only weeks away: Iran's nuclear facilities are being buried under mountains of rocks, tons of reinforced concrete and steel sheeting....[view article]

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Kidnapped Pastor Returns Home
The Washington Post - July 25, 2012

A Pentacostal church pastor celebrated his safe return home to Massachusetts on Sunday after he and another church goer were abducted in Egypt then released unharmed last week. The Rev. Michael Louis gathered with about 1,500 family and friends at Jubilee Christian Church in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood. He thanked the governor, the mayor, lawmakers and others who lobbied for his release....[view article]

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DHS head: Expect more members of terrorist organizations to visit US
Examiner.com - July 25, 2012

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress today to expect more members of designated foreign terrorist organizations to visit the United States....[view article]

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6th Circuit panel sees no harm in funding sharia cult law
OneNewsNow.com - July 25, 2012

"The funding to support sharia-compliant finances, part of that is siphoned off as religious tax that goes to fund qualified Islamic -- quote, unquote -- 'charities,'" he reports. "And many of those are engaged in terrorist activities that are contrary to the United States' interests....[view article]

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Syria says will use chemical weapons if attacked
AP - Associated Press - July 23, 2012

The Syrian regime threatened Monday to use its chemical and biological weapons in case of a foreign attack, in its first ever acknowledgement that it possesses weapons of mass destruction....[view article]

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'Israel won't allow chemical weapons to reach Hezbollah,' PM says
Israel Hayom - July 23, 2012

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells Fox that terror attack in Burgas "is a reminder ... that the world's most dangerous regime must not be allowed to have the world's most dangerous weapons," in reference to Iran • Israel files complaint with U.N. Security Council over Syrian troops entering demilitarized zone....[view article]

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Al Qaeda chief vows comeback in Iraq
Washington Times - July 23, 2012

The first online statement from the new leader of al Qaeda’s affiliate in Iraq claims that the terrorist network is returning to the strongholds from which it was driven by U.S. forces and their Sunni allies prior to the American withdrawal at the end of last year....[view article]

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Iran says it test-fires missiles in war of nerves
Reuters - July 4, 2012

Iran said on Tuesday it had successfully tested medium-range missiles capable of hitting Israel as a response to threats of attack, the latest move in a war of nerves with the West....[view article]

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Obama and Planned Parenthood: A Presidential Romance
LifeNews.com - July 3, 2012

Over the past few months, the ties between Obama and Planned Parenthood have become more and more evident....[view article]

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Syria crisis: Geneva talks sound death knell for Assad regime
- July 2, 2012

The UK and French foreign ministers have said a UN communique drawn up in Geneva on Saturday night to address the escalating conflict in Syria will mean President Bashar al-Assad is "finished" and will have to step down....[view article]

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Video: Dearborn Police stand down as Christians assaulted by Moslems
- June 28, 2012

The surrender of Dearborn, MI to Islam is all but complete. This may be one of the most important videos in a long, long time. Background: A group of Christians showed up at the annual 2012 Arab Festival, holding signs and wearing t-shirts to communicate their message....[view article]

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Reports from Kuwait, China, India and Syria
Voice of the Martyrs - June 28, 2012

1. Update: Kuwait leader rejects death sentence(Source: International Christian Concern)Kuwait's ruler has refused to pass a bill previously voted through by parliament that would allow Muslims who insult Islam to be put to death and would harshly penalize Christians and other non-Muslims.The bill seeking to institute the death penalty for Muslims who insult Allah, the Qu'ran, Muslim prophets or Muhammad's wives was passed with an overwhelming majority last May, and it stipulates that Christians and other non-Muslims...[view article]

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Russian nuclear bombers test U.S. air defenses in arctic war games during chilly Obama-Putin summit
- June 27, 2012

Russian strategic nuclear bombers threatened U.S. airspace near Alaska earlier this month and F-15 jets responded by intercepting the aircraft taking part in large-scale arctic war games, according to defense officials. Obama does not say anything to Putin about this....[view article]

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Reports from Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan and Tanzania.
Voice of the Martyrs - June 27, 2012

1. Earlier this week, we sent you our first "Featured Resource" email, a new email service that will share special resources, videos or ways to serve the persecuted Church approximately once a month. This month, we shared a video with testimonies of Christians in Nigeria. You will continue to receive these Featured Resource emails only if you sign up.If you missed the email, you can still view the video and sign up for this new email service by visiting...[view article]

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Islamists Rejoice, with Obama Congratulating the "Brotherhood!"
Family Security Matters - June 25, 2012

Hussein Obama Congratulates Moslem Brotherhood for Winning Egypt’s Presidential Election...[view article]

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Will Egypt become the new Iran?
Telegraph - June 25, 2012

Having argued consistently for the past year that the so-called Arab Spring would bring nothing but misery and disappointment, I take no great comfort from the outcome of Egypt's presidential elections. Far from providing the country with the type of Western-style, secular and democratic system of government the protesters in Tahrir Square demanded, all that has been achieved is the election of an Islamic government that is committed to introducing a judicial system based...[view article]

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You can help persecuted Christians in Nigeria
Voice of the Martyrs - June 20, 2012

  Nigeria: Christians under siege - yet overcoming "Christians are not discouraged, (but are) more determined because we believe the scripture that Jesus told us that if they persecuted Him they will do the same to us. We are not discouraged, but rather our faith on a daily basis has been increased." Militant Muslims have stepped up their violent attacks on Christians in central and northern Nigeria as they seek to turn the...[view article]

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Panetta Warns of Cyber Pearl Harbor: 'The Capability to Paralyze This Country is There Now'
CNS News - June 14, 2012

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned a Senate panel today that America faces "the potential for another Pearl Harbor" launched by enemies who have the capability to wield a cyberattack that would "paralyze this country."...[view article]

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Tunisia: Moslem cult members tape murder of Christian convert
Worthy News - June 14, 2012

Talk show host Tawfiq Okasha recently appeared on "Egypt Today" by showing a video of Moslem cult members beheading a man for the Islamic crime of apostasy: the "crime" of converting to Christianity and then refusing to renounce that conversion - praise the Lord for his faithful witness to the end! May the members of the cult os Islam repent while there is still time....[view article]

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Report: Iran designing nuclear submarine
YNet News - June 13, 2012

Tehran's semiofficial news agency quotes high-ranking naval official as saying country has launched project's 'initial stages.' ...[view article]

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30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World.
Waymakers - June 12, 2012

Dear praying friends,   I invite you to pray, using a special prayer guide called 30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World. This annual prayer guide calls Christians from all over the world to pray for Muslims during Ramadan, July 20 to August 18, 2012. Ramadan is the special month of fasting and praying in which Muslims pray in special ways according to Islamic tradition.     I’m writing you as one who has prayed...[view article]

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Mosque construction continues despite court ruling
OneNewsNow.com - June 11, 2012

Due to a caveat in a judge's order, concerned citizens are going to have to jump through another hoop to halt the construction of a 52,000-square-foot mega-mosque in Murfreesboro. Tennessee....[view article]

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Iran Closing Down Tehran Evangelical Church
Worthy News - June 11, 2012

Evangelical Christians in Iran's capital Tehran were without a church building Sunday, June 10, after Iranian security forces closed it down as part of a wider crackdown, Iranian Christians and activists told Worthy News....[view article]

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Nigeria Church Attacks Kill 7; Christians 'Gunned Down'
Worthy News - June 11, 2012

Islamic group Boko Haram claimed responsibility Sunday, June 10, for bombing a church and spraying another congregation with bullets in Nigeria's troubled northern and central region, killing at least seven people, including a suicide bomber and injuring over 40 others....[view article]

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The Quran: In Its Own Words
- June 7, 2012

Sura 2:191-193 "And slay them wherever you find them, and drive them out of the places where they drive you out, for persecution (of Moslems) is worse than slaughter (of non-believers)..and fight them until persecution is no more, and religion is for Allah."...[view article]

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Reports from Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Indonesia and Laos
Voice of the Martyrs - June 1, 2012

1. Update: Blasphemy conviction overturned in Pakistan(Source: Compass Direct News)A court has acquitted a Christian couple in Pakistan sentenced to life in prison for blasphemy. The couple's lawyer said the judge accepted the couple's appeal because prosecutors failed to prove allegations that 32-year-old Munir Masih and his wife Ruqqiya defiled the Qur'an or insulted Muhammad in December 2008 (for more, go to www.persecution.net/pk-2011-11-17.htm).The allegations came under sections of Pakistan's blasphemy laws which are often used to exact...[view article]

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Chinese Church "Requested" to Desist
Worthy News - June 1, 2012

Authorities in China's Sichuan province have asked a large house church to stop all its activities, the church's pastor told Radio Free Asia....[view article]

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Cyber-attack concerns raised over Boeing 787 chip's 'back door'
Guardian - May 30, 2012

Two Cambridge experts have discovered a "back door" in a computer chip used in military systems and aircraft such as the Boeing 787 that could allow the chip to be taken over via the internet....[view article]

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Planned Parenthood: Obama 'has our back' and gets our vote for continued murder of babies
OneNewsNow.com - May 30, 2012

Saying Obama has "stood with Planned Parenthood time and again when it mattered most," a political action fund affiliated with the abortion-provider has formally endorsed the incumbent occupier of the White House....[view article]

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Powerful "Flame" cyber weapon found in Iran
Reuters - May 29, 2012

Security experts said on Monday a highly sophisticated computer virus is infecting computers in Iran and other Middle East countries and may have been deployed at least five years ago to engage in state-sponsored cyber espionage....[view article]

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Anarchist group declares war on Olympics
Washington Times - May 29, 2012

An anarchist group has vowed to wage "low level warfare" against Britain, sabotaging financial institutions, transport, and the military in the lead up to the London Olympics....[view article]

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LIVING THE GOSPEL | DEFENDING THE TRUTH
ifapray.org - May 25, 2012

Intercessors for America presents an interview hosted by Chairman of the Borad of Directors John D. Beckett with the late Charles Colson....[view article]

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Pakistan official: US drone strike hits mosque; 10 killed
NBC News - May 24, 2012

A U.S. drone strike hit a village mosque in northwest Pakistan Thursday morning, killing at least 10 people, a Pakistani official and witnesses told NBC News....[view article]

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Atomic agency says Iran installed new centrifuges at nuclear site
Israel Hayom - May 24, 2012

IAEA report says 350 additional centrifuges were recently installed in the Fordo underground uranium enrichment facility • Iranians will be asked to explain why they are expanding enrichment capacity while attending nuclear talks in Baghdad....[view article]

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Reports from Indonesia, Sudan, Pakistan and Egypt.
Voice of the Martyrs - May 24, 2012

1. Churches sealed shut in Indonesia(Sources: Compass Direct News, Jakarta Globe)Seventeen churches have been forcibly closed in Indonesia's Aceh province following last month's election of a hard-line Islamic governor.Emboldened by the April election of Zaini Abdullah of the staunchly Islamic Aceh Party, hundreds of Islamic demonstrators gathered and demanded that church buildings be demolished and not just closed.Officials said grounds for the closures included improper permits and a more than a decade-old agreement that stated that...[view article]

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NJ finds NYPD Moslem cult surveillance is legal
AP - Associated Press - May 24, 2012

New York City police did not violate New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Moslem businesses, mosques and student groups, Gov. Chris Christie's administration said Thursday following a three-month review, rejecting demands by Moslem cult leaders for a formal investigation and a clampdown on cross-border police operations....[view article]

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Al Qaeda video calling for cyberattacks on Western targets raises alarm in Congress
Fox News - May 23, 2012

A newly revealed Al Qaeda video calls on followers to launch cyberattacks on Western targets, a message called "alarming" by U.S. lawmakers in light of the increase in such attacks last year....[view article]

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NKorea upgrading rocket launch site
AP - Associated Press - May 23, 2012

Satellite imagery shows North Korea is upgrading its old launch site in the secretive country's northeast to handle larger rockets, like space launch vehicles and intercontinental missiles, a U.S. institute claimed Tuesday....[view article]

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China's population-control holocaust
Washington Times - May 23, 2012

On May 7, South Korean customs authorities announced they had discovered 17,500 capsules made from the incinerated remains of human fetuses and infants being smuggled into the country from China for sale. Coming in the wake of the high-profile drama concerning the effort of the Chinese government to suppress the voice of the brave, blind anti-population-control activist Chen Guangcheng, this news has placed the issue of the regime's brutal one-child law forcefully before the conscience of the world. Therefore, a...[view article]

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Bilderberg Pushes Mandatory Internet ID for Europe
INFO Wars - May 23, 2012

While the international ACTA treaty and United States' CISPA legislation are setting the stage to clamp down on the world wide web, technocrats are working overtime to try to pin down your identity and make sure all your activities are thoroughly monitored and under control....[view article]

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Obama administration inclined to sell armed drones to Turkey, leader says
Washington Times - May 23, 2012

Obama's administration is inclined to sell armed drones to Turkey but has to convince Congress first, Turkey's president told reporters after a meeting with the U.S. leader....[view article]

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Fort Hood Bomb Plot Suspect's Trial Begins
AP - Associated Press - May 23, 2012

A soldier accused of planning to bomb Fort Hood troops wore a mask in court for the first time Monday as jury selection began in his federal trial....[view article]

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US drone kills suspected militants at Pakistani compound
Guardian - May 23, 2012

US drone strikes have complicated negotiations over the routes, which Pakistan closed six months ago in retaliation for US air strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers along the Afghan border. Pakistan's parliament demanded the strikes stop after the attack, but the US refused....[view article]

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Pakistani doctor jailed for helping CIA find bin Laden
Reuters - May 23, 2012

Pakistani authorities have sentenced a doctor accused of helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden to 33 years in jail on charges of treason, officials said, a move almost certain to further strain ties between Washington and Islamabad....[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Mauritania, Kuwait, Uzbekistan and India.
Voice of the Martyrs - May 17, 2012

1. Muslims demand investigation of Christians in Mauritania(Source: VOM-USA)Muslim protesters in Mauritania have called on the government to investigate all Christians in the country, claiming that Christians were involved in the burning of a Qur'an after Islamic prayers on April 27. The protesters said other Islamic books were also burned on the same day and that many copies of the gospel were distributed, insinuating that Christians had some part in what they consider one of the worst offenses...[view article]

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Crown Of Life - Praying for the Persecuted
OneMillionPraying.org - May 16, 2012

It's sad that with all the persecution that's reported, less than 1% of U.S. Christians pray for our suffering family. There's a gut wrenching story this week of a Christian girl kidnapped in 2007 in Egypt, forced to covert to Islam, marry a Muslim...[view article]

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U.S. has 55 daily encounters with "suspected terrorists"
Reuters - May 16, 2012

Law enforcement and homeland security personnel face an average of 55 daily encounters with "known or suspected terrorists" named on government watchlists, officials told Reuters....[view article]

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Obama softline policy toward Iran, North Korea creates a more dangerous world
The Free Beacon - May 16, 2012

The State Department's former top weapons proliferation official said recently that the Obama administration's failure to threaten military force against Iran had helped advance the covert nuclear arms program there....[view article]

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Chen reports 'first concrete step' toward leaving China
CNN - May 16, 2012

Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese human rights activist who ignited a diplomatic frenzy when he escaped house arrest last month, has received passport applications for himself and his family, he said Wednesday....[view article]

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China: Church in Zou Gang illegally demolished
Worthy News - May 16, 2012

A church in Zou Gang, Feixi county, was illegally demolished last month by government-backed real estate developers, according to ChinaAid....[view article]

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EU carries out first airstrikes against Somali pirate targets
Fox News - May 15, 2012

The European Union says its naval force off the Somali coastline has carried out its first air strikes against pirate targets on shore....[view article]

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Save The National Day of Prayer
- May 15, 2012

On Thursday, May 10, 2012, just one week after a record turnout for the National Day of Prayer across the country, when millions gathered from coast to coast to unite in prayer, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that the governor's proclamation for a state Day of Prayer violates the Constitutions' provisions for religious liberty. The Colorado Court of Appeals also requested that a trial court decide if a governor should be prohibited from...[view article]

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Iran House Church Pastor Still Beaten In Prison
Worthy News - May 15, 2012

Prominent Iranian house church pastor Behnam Irani is still beaten in his prison but less frequently, an official assisting him with advocacy said Monday, just weeks after his family expressed concerns he may die....[view article]

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Mother's Day Tragedy in Lago Chapala, Mexico
- May 15, 2012

We just received the overwhelming horrible news that a gang picked up 18 of our youth from yesterday at random times and places and decapitated them all.  One of the young boys was the son of our student's maid.  The community is in shock and horror of this Mexican Mother's Day horrific act.  Today is Mother's Day here.  We are asking for your prayers that we can immediately install a security system at our school as the doors are open...[view article]

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At least 42 killed in offensive on Yemen militants
- May 15, 2012

At least 42 people including 30 Islamist militants were killed in Yemen on Monday night and Tuesday, officials and residents said, as the government pressed ahead with a new U.S.-backed offensive against insurgents in the south....[view article]

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ABC Cancels Christian-Bashing Show ‘GCB’
News Busters - May 14, 2012

Despite ABC's best efforts to degrade Christianity and Texans, the anti-Christian hate-mongering series "GCB"--"Good Christian Bitches" -- has been canceled because of poor performance in the ratings....[view article]

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Nuclear Inspector Dies in Iran Crash
The New York Times - May 10, 2012

TEHRAN - A South Korean nuclear inspector on a mission for the United Nations was killed, and a Slovakian inspector was injured, when their car overturned on Tuesday near a nuclear site southwest of Tehran, semiofficial Iranian media reported....[view article]

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Al Qaeda Bombmaker Designs Bombs to Hide in Cameras, Hard Drives and Pets
ABC News - May 10, 2012

At the age of only 30, the al Qaeda bombmaker behind the foiled plot on U.S-bound planes has emerged as the most feared face of terror for American authorities, a master technician with a fierce hatred for America and ingenious plans for hiding hard-to-detect bombs inside cameras, computers and even household pets....[view article]

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'Defend the persecuted'
WORLD Magazine - May 9, 2012

WASHINGTON-Majed El Shafie grew up a Muslim in Cairo, Egypt. After his conversion to Christianity as a young man, he was arrested and tortured. He will describe his torture in graphic detail, but he can't eat anything after talking about it. He was sentenced to death by hanging and put under house arrest, but he escaped to Israel and then immigrated to Canada as a refugee in 2002....[view article]

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Union with Obama ties rents offices for Occupy DC
Examiner.com - May 9, 2012

A labor union with strong ties to Obama is helping make the Occupy Wall Street movement a more permanent fixture in the nation's capital, moving Occupy DC into office space the group can use to organize and grow through the presidential election....[view article]

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At a Hearing, 9/11 Detainees Show Defiance
The New York Times - May 7, 2012

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed fingered his long, henna-dyed beard and stared down in silence on Saturday, pointedly ignoring a military commissions judge asking in vain whether the self-described architect of the Sept. 11 attacks understood what was being said and whether he was willing to be represented by his defense lawyers....[view article]

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Homeland Security warns major cyber attack aimed at gas pipeline industry underway
Jewish World Review - May 7, 2012

A major cyber attack is currently under way aimed squarely at computer networks belonging to US natural gas pipeline companies, according to alerts issued to the industry by the US Department of Homeland Security....[view article]

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Al Qaeda Magazine Calls for Firebomb Campaign in US
ABC News - May 3, 2012

The men who launched al Qaeda's English-language magazine may have died in a U.S. missile strike last fall, but "Inspire" magazine lives on without them -- and continues to promote jihadi attacks on Western targets, offering detailed advice on how to start huge forest fires in America with timed explosives and how to build remote-controlled bombs....[view article]

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Zeng Jinyan: Chen Guangcheng Talked to Me -- What Media Reported is Wrong
Christian Newswire - May 2, 2012

About 8 pm Beijing time, Zeng Jinyan, wife of Chen's best friend Hu Jia, posted a tweet which indicates that the media failed to report the correct information about Chen Guangcheng's updates. Chen did not leave the U.S. Embassy of his own accord. Some sources inside China said the U.S. and Chinese governments have reached some kind of "shameful" agreement regarding Chen....[view article]

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Fate of blind Chinese activist unclear
OneNewsNow.com - May 2, 2012

BEIJING - Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng says a U.S. official told him that Chinese authorities threatened to beat his wife to death had he not left the American Embassy....[view article]

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RadicalIslam.org Launches Boycott of Best Buy for Funding Organization with Terror Links
Christian Newswire - May 1, 2012

RadicalIslam.org, an online news portal highlighting national security concerns, has launched a petition to boycott the large electronics retailer Best Buy for providing financial support to the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)....[view article]

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Mayor warns Occupy May Day could turn violent
WorldNetDaily - April 30, 2012

The mayor of Seattle has warned protesters may use Tuesday's Occupy May Day events to "commit violence, damage property and disrupt peaceful free speech activity."...[view article]

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Intimidation Saul Alinsky Style: Strassel: Obama Has a List
Wall Street Journal - April 27, 2012

Obama, singles you out by name. His campaign brands you a Romney donor, shames you for "betting against America," and accuses you of having a "less-than-reputable" record. The message from the man who controls the Justice Department (which can indict you - if congress has its way and he is indicted first!), the SEC (which can fine you), and the IRS (which can audit you), is clear: You made a mistake donating that money. Saul...[view article]

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Obama Throws $192 million of Your Taxes to Moslem Terrorist Palestinian Authority
Times of Israel - April 27, 2012

Hussein Obama says, funding serves "security interests of the US." Congress blocked it after Abbas's bid for UN recognition of ‘Palestine.' Terrorists need to get funding somewhere, why not the U.S. tax payer. Obama will spend real American's money any way that he can. ...[view article]

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Chen Guancheng 100% Safe in Beijing, Vows to Fight to 'the End for Freedom'; Accomplice, Relatives Arrested
Christian Newswire - April 27, 2012

Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng, who escaped earlier this week from his home where he had been held under harsh and violent house arrest conditions since his Sept. 2010 release from prison, is 100% safe in Beijing, ChinaAid learned on Friday....[view article]

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The REAL War Against Women -- Forced Abortion and Gendercide in China
Christian Newswire - April 27, 2012

The real war against women has nothing to do with the morning-after pill or insurance coverage. This war transcends the debate between pro-life and pro-choice. It is not even being waged on U.S. soil....[view article]

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Iran preparing for 'the Last Six Months'
WorldNetDaily - April 25, 2012

Despite the recent declaration by Iran that it does not want a nuclear bomb and statements by regime officials that they are willing to negotiate over the nuclear issue, indications from within Iran signal massive preparation for an all-out war as part of its destiny....[view article]

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Summertime Blues - Just another Obama Frustration
Human Events - April 23, 2012

"This is just another example of the Obama administration actively killing jobs," Nunes said...[view article]

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Hindus in Pakistan accuse Muslims of kidnapping teens as wives
LA Times - April 23, 2012

Rachna Kumari, 16, was shopping for dresses in this city's dust-choked bazaar when it happened....[view article]

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South Korea Places New Cruise Missile in Service
RIANOVOSTI - April 19, 2012

South Korea has put into service a new long-range cruise missile, capable of striking missile sites or nuclear installations in any part of neighboring North Korea, local news agency Yonhap said on Thursday quoting a general in the South Korean defense ministry....[view article]

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Remembering victims of the Holocaust
OneNewsNow.com - April 19, 2012

A worldwide pro-Israel Christian ministry is urging Americans to remember the more than six million Jews who were killed during the Nazi Holocaust between 1938 and 1945....[view article]

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Reports from Kuwait, Azerbaijan, Algeria, Pakistan and India.
Voice of the Martyrs - April 19, 2012

1. Kuwait leaders try to halt church construction, strengthen blasphemy laws(Sources: VOM-USA, Mission Network News)A Kuwaiti Member of Parliament (MP) is drafting a law banning the construction of churches and other non-Islamic places of worship, as lawmakers also attempt to bring in the death penalty for blasphemy laws.The MP, Osama Al-Munawer, at first said he planned to submit a draft law requiring the removal of all churches in the country, but later said existing...[view article]

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WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News
WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News - April 18, 2012

Attack on open air worship service kills 2 Christians in KENYA   April 3, It is reported that a grenade attack by suspected Islamist extremists on an outdoor worship service left 2 Christians dead and more than 30 injured in Mtwapa, Kenya.   An eye witness to the incident stated, "3 people who were sitting in a parked car near the site of the event...[view article]

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Activists say Syrian troops fire at protesters in town during visit by UN observers
The Washington Post - April 18, 2012

BEIRUT - Two vehicles carrying U.N. truce monitors sped away from a large crowd of Syrian anti-regime protesters Wednesday when what sounded like a gunshot rang out in a Damascus suburb they were touring, according to amateur video posted online....[view article]

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40 days of pro-evil prayer
WORLD Magazine - April 18, 2012

An announcement from Humboldt County Clergy for Choice: "We are religious leaders who value all human life." The flyer, for "40 Days of Prayer," lists prayers such as: "Day 34: Today we give thanks for abortion escorts who guide women safely through the hostile gauntlets of protesters."...[view article]

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Scientists Warn of Ethical Battle Concerning Military Mind Control
Jewish World Review - April 12, 2012

Advances in neuroscience are closer than ever to becoming a reality, but scientists are warning the military -- along with their peers -- that with great power comes great responsibility!...[view article]

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Defiant North Korea begins injecting fuel into rocket
Reuters - April 11, 2012

Impoverished North Korea rejected international protests over its planned long-range rocket launch and said on Wednesday that it was injecting fuel "as we speak", meaning it could blast off as early as Thursday....[view article]

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Report: 150,000 languish in North Korean prison camps
AP - Associated Press - April 11, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 150,000 North Koreans are incarcerated in a Soviet-style, hidden gulag despite the communist government's denial it holds political prisoners, a human rights group reported Tuesday....[view article]

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Africa's impoverished Sahel down to its last grains; 15 million including 1.5 million children are suffering malnutrition.
- April 11, 2012

GENEVA - Children's aid organisation UNICEF on Tuesday led a cross-agency appeal for funds for the Sahel region where 15 million are suffering from malnutrition, it said....[view article]

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Rush: Obama intentionally stoking racial chaos
WorldNetDaily - April 11, 2012

Radio host Rush Limbaugh says Obama and officials in his administration are intentionally stoking racial chaos in America in connection with the Trayvon Martin case. If you read Saul Alinsky and his plan for disruption you will come to understand what is being attempted here. He is running scared of the truth. It stands before him on all fronts. This is classic Chicago style behavior! Don't fall for it America!...[view article]

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UN says 2.4 million people are victims of human trafficking and most are sexually exploited
The Washington Post - April 6, 2012

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. crime-fighting office said Tuesday that 2.4 million people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one time, and 80 percent of them are being exploited as sexual slaves....[view article]

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Rocket fired from Egypt hits Israeli city of Eilat
BBC - April 5, 2012

District police chief Ron Gertner told Israeli radio the rocket had been fired from Egypt's Sinai peninsula....[view article]

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Russia working on electromagnetic radiation guns
Herald Sun - April 5, 2012

WHILE many believed it to be an April Fool's Day joke, Vladimir Putin has confirmed Russia has been testing mind-bending psychotronic guns that can effectively turn people into zombies....[view article]

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Hate Attack on Peaceful Christians
Christian Newswire - April 5, 2012

A vicious attack on peaceful Christians reading through the Bible just occurred in front of the Jackson Women's Health Abortion Clinic. A group of peaceful Christians including the elderly and children were reading aloud through the Bible in preparation for an event occurring in November in Jackson. The signs they were holding declared that they were reading through the Bible and indicated the book that was presently being read....[view article]

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'Gift' for Muslim couples = proper wife beatings?
- April 5, 2012

A terrorism expert is appalled but not surprised that a "prolific writer on almost every topic of Islamic learning" has published a handbook for Muslim men who want to beat their wives....[view article]

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North Korea Threatens to 'Bury Enemies at Sea'
RIANOVOSTI - April 5, 2012

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has threatened "to bury enemies at sea" if there are any attempts to hinder Pyongyang's long-range rocket launch, which is scheduled for April, the Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday....[view article]

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The real implications of the North Korean (and Iranian) missile launch
Haaretz.com - April 5, 2012

As North Korea prepares for its upcoming space-missile, satellite pictures of its launching pad reveal that its relationship to Iran is more similar than we think....[view article]

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Al Qaeda rocked by apparent cyberattack. But who did it?
Jewish World Review - April 5, 2012

Five jihadi websites that make up the core online forums promoting Al Qaeda were knocked out 12 days ago and remain mostly offline in what appears to be a major cyberattack against the group....[view article]

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Key China insurer to stop covering Iran oil tankers
The Jerusalem Post - April 5, 2012

Key ship insurer the China P&I Club will halt indemnity coverage for tankers carrying Iranian oil from July amid tightening Western sanctions against OPEC's second largest producer, two club officials told Reuters on Thursday....[view article]

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Homeland Security Unites with Abortion Industry to Silence Gospel
Christian Newswire - April 2, 2012

In an effort to silence the First Amendment Rights of Christians carrying the message of life to three abortion mills in the city of Charlotte, the "Homeland Security" unit of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department has united with the abortion industry to get the job done. ...[view article]

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Message to seniors: Beware ObamaCare
OneNewsNow.com - April 2, 2012

After three days of oral arguments over Obama's healthcare law before the Supreme Court last week, an advocacy group for seniors says ObamaCare isn't only bad for the general population but for aging adults as well....[view article]

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Decisive public outcry derails pro-sharia invitees
OneNewsNow.com - March 29, 2012

The head of a Florida-based pro-family organization says public outcry has effectively ensured that representatives from a radical Moslem cult organization will no longer be invited to address students in Tampa's public schools....[view article]

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Reports from Eritrea, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Sudan
Voice of the Martyrs - March 22, 2012

1. Update: Eritrean church leader in urgent need of medical care (Source: International Christian Concern) An imprisoned church leader in Eritrea is in desperate need of medical attention as he is diabetic and his health is rapidly deteriorating without treatment. Patriarch Antonios, head of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, was detained for asking the government to stop interfering with the church and to release members of his church who have been held in prison for their faith (for more information on...[view article]

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NYPD says Iran has conducted surveillance in NYC
AP - Associated Press - March 21, 2012

The Moslems from Iran are scoping out New York City says NYPD....[view article]

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Five ways to advance a Responsibility to Protect agenda in Syria
The Daily Star - March 20, 2012

The brutal assault on the civilian population by Syria's government continues, employing tanks, mortars and rockets....[view article]

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Defiant North Korea says rocket launch to go ahead
Reuters - March 19, 2012

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday rejected criticism of its planned long-range missile launch which threatens to upset its only major benefactor, China, and put relations with the United States back in the freezer just as they seemed to be starting to thaw....[view article]

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Drones at Issue as U.S. Rebuilds Ties to Pakistan
The New York Times - March 19, 2012

Making up is never easy. But as Pakistan and the United States try to restart their troubled relationship after a year of spectacular crises, the difference could come down to drones...[view article]

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The Numbers Planned Parenthood Doesn't Want You to Know
LifeNews.com - March 16, 2012

Now for the truth. Abortion makes up almost 14% of Planned Parenthood’s overall billion-dollar income. Planned Parenthood is acquiring a hefty chunk of their overall income from the one procedure they “want to reduce.” Keep in mind this percentage is actually higher considering the increased usage of more-expensive chemical abortions....[view article]

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Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel, Iron Dome intercepts projectiles over Be'er Sheva
Haaretz.com - March 15, 2012

Attacks come mere days following an Egypt-mediated ceasefire agreement between Israel and militants in the coastal enclave; Be'er Sheva, Ashdod, and Ashkelon call off studies in local schools over renewed violence....[view article]

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Stuxnet: Computer worm opens new era of warfare
CBSNews.com - March 15, 2012

The most pernicious computer virus ever known wasn't out to steal your money, identity, or passwords. So what was the intricate Stuxnet virus after? Its target appears to have been the centrifuges in a top secret Iranian nuclear facility. Stuxnet showed, for the first time, that a cyber attack could cause significant physical damage to a facility....[view article]

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ajority Wants Monitoring of Moslems
OneNewsNow.com - March 15, 2012

A New York-born author and expert on the Middle East says he agrees with a majority of voters in New York City who believe the police act appropriately in conducting surveillance of Moslems....[view article]

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The Moslem Cult Wants to Teach Americans Their Sharia Bondage Laws
Huffington Post - March 5, 2012

After heated debates in two dozen states over banning cultic Sharia law, the illegal code of Islam, a national Islamic group is beginning a multi-million dollar effort to explain how Sharia applies to the lives of American Moslem cult members....[view article]

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Three Occupy Oakland protesters charged with hate crimes
Reuters - March 5, 2012

Three Occupy Oakland protesters accused of surrounding and taunting a woman before stealing her wallet were charged on Friday with robbery and hate crimes, authorities said....[view article]

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Andrew Breitbart: Coroner wants to 'cover all the bases'
LA Times - March 5, 2012

The Los Angeles County coroner's office said it is awaiting the results of toxicology tests before releasing an official cause of death for conservative author and activist Andrew Breitbart, who died unexpectedly Thursday at age 43....[view article]

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Reports from Nigeria, China, Belarus and Turkmenistan
Voice of the Martyrs - March 1, 2012

1. Four Christians killed in bomb attack in Jos, Nigeria (Sources: VOM contacts, Release International) Four Christians died and over 50 more were injured after a car bomb exploded at the Church of Christ in Nigeria headquarters on February 26 in Jos, Plateau state. The Sunday morning worship service had just started when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives. One of the bombers was killed, while the other was later apprehended. The Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for...[view article]

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Holder: 1st Amendment Allows Gov't to Force Catholics to Buy Sterilization-Contraception-Abortion Insurance
CNS News - February 29, 2012

The Justice(?) Department will defend against any legal challenge to the new Obama  mandate to force employers to provide abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization and contraception, even if it goes against their conscience, Attorney General Eric Holder told a House subcommittee Tuesday....[view article]

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Conservative leaders demand apology from Huffington over anti-Catholic column
Fox News - February 29, 2012

group of socially conservative leaders is demanding Huffington Post publisher Arianna Huffington apologize for allowing a column to be published on her website that compares Catholics to pedophiles and attacks communion as a "barbaric ritual."...[view article]

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Syrian WMD: Counter-Proliferation Contingency Planning Needed – OpEd
- February 28, 2012

Syria's embattled regime is likely to hold out for many more months but eventually could implode with many dangerous consequences for the surrounding region. One of the risks is that chemical weapons-and possibly radioactive materials from its nuclear program-could fall into the hands of terrorists....[view article]

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Prince of Persia Ready to Wipe Israel Off the Map
YNet News - February 27, 2012

Tehran's deputy defense minister warns Jerusalem against strike on Iran's nuclear facilities, says 'any action by Zionist regime will bring about its destruction.'...[view article]

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Iran prepares for kamikaze attacks
WorldNetDaily - February 27, 2012

Even as it continued to talk with the U.N. nuclear watchdog, Iran continued to prepare for war over its nuclear weapons program, training for kamikaze attacks in the Persian Gulf with both planes and speedboats, sources within the Iranian armed forces report....[view article]

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4 students shot at Ohio school; suspect now in custody
AP - Associated Press - February 27, 2012

CHARDON, Ohio - A gunman opened fire inside a high school's cafeteria at the start of the school day Monday, wounding four students, officials said. A suspect was in custody.    ...[view article]

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Blurred Line Between Espionage and Truth
The New York Times - February 27, 2012

Last Wednesday in the White House briefing room, the administration's press secretary, Jay Carney, opened on a somber note, citing the deaths of Marie Colvin and Anthony Shadid, two reporters who had died "in order to bring truth" while reporting in Syria....[view article]

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U.S. cites "heightened threat"; 9 killed in Afghan airport bomb
Reuters - February 27, 2012

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber killed nine people in an attack on a military airport in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said, the latest bloodshed since copies of the Koran were burned at a NATO base last week....[view article]

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Occupy Wall Street bank statement shows $99,000 balance, expenses for housing, property damage, bail
The Daily Caller - February 27, 2012

The Daily Caller has obtained a copy of a December 2011 bank statement mailed to Occupy Wall Street, the anti-capitalist protest group whose leaders' rallying cry positions them as defenders of America's less-privileged "99 percent." But the organization's bank balance in December may instead re-cast the occupiers as defenders of the $99,000....[view article]

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Atomic Agency Says Iran Is Making Fuel at Protected Site
The New York Times - February 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — International nuclear inspectors reported on Friday that Iran was moving more rapidly to produce nuclear fuel than many outsiders expected, at a deep underground site that Israel and the United States have said is better protected from attack than Iran’s older facilities. ...[view article]

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Syrian Christians Ask for Prayer
Christian Newswire - February 24, 2012

In the wake of a year of protests and violence, the volatile situation in Syria has brought great suffering to the entire population. Syrian Christians say their greatest need right now is prayer, according to Open Doors, an international ministry supporting persecuted Christians and religious freedom around the world....[view article]

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Iranian Scientist 'Sought Israel's Annihilation,' Says Widow
Arutz Sheva - February 23, 2012

The wife of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, an Iranian nuclear scientist who was assassinated in Tehran in January, said Tuesday that her husband "sought the annihilation of the Zionist regime wholeheartedly," according to Iran's semi-official Fars news agency....[view article]

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DIA director: China preparing for space warfare
- February 23, 2012

Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, disclosed new details of China's space weapons programs last week, including information regarding China's anti-satellite missiles and cyber warfare capabilities....[view article]

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Cult Taliban to Afghans: Kill foreigners over Koran burnings
NBC News - February 23, 2012

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban urged Afghans Thursday to target foreign military bases and kill Westerners in retaliation for burnings of copies of the Koran at NATO's main base in the country as a third day of violent protests began....[view article]

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Reports from Iran, Pakistan, Sudan and Kazakhstan
Voice of the Martyrs - February 23, 2012

1. Update: Execution orders may have been issued for Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani(Source: American Center for Law and Justice)According to contacts in Iran, the execution orders for Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani may have been issued. Pastor Youcef's situation -- an innocent man convicted and sentenced to death for becoming a Christian -- has reportedly not been this dire since his story was first reported (for more on his case, go to www.persecution.net/ir-2012-01-19.htm).It is unclear whether Pastor Youcef...[view article]

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Moslem Man Hits Son for Not Watching Hussein Obama Speech
- February 23, 2012

Mohamed Shohan, 49, of 55 Mather Road, Stamford, was charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct and risk of injury to a child....[view article]

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US troops now in 4 African countries to fight LRA
AP - Associated Press - February 22, 2012

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A top military official says that U.S. troops are now deployed in four central African countries as part of U.S. efforts against a brutal rebel group called the Lord's Resistance Army....[view article]

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1 passenger detained after disturbance on Continental flight headed to Houston
- February 22, 2012

HOUSTON-Charges may be filed against a man accused of causing a disturbance on a Continental Airlines flight bound for Houston on Tuesday....[view article]

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Immigration enforcement program to be shut down
USA TODAY - February 22, 2012

WASHINGTON – Obama is starting to shut down a program that deputized local police officers to act as immigration agents. ...[view article]

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Iran takes another step
American Enterprise Institute - February 22, 2012

The prospect of Iran achieving nuclear breakout capability is becoming more imminent. Reports this past weekend indicate that Iran has built the infrastructure needed for operating more efficient and advanced centrifuges at the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant....[view article]

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Fortress DC: New Capitol lockdown plan in works
Examiner.com - February 22, 2012

A new and sweeping security project to lock down gateways to the U.S. Capitol is being planned, aimed at targeting gang assaults and lone wolf attackers like the alleged al Qaeda suicide bomber FBI agents seized earlier this month....[view article]

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Islamist Lobbies' Washington War on Arab and Moslem Liberals
Investigative Project on Terrorism - February 21, 2012

Please take the time to read this very important story written by a courageous Egyptian liberal intellectual about the Islamist and Muslim Brotherhood lobbies in Washington and the Obama Administration's secret collaboration with these pro-terrorist, anti-Western, anti-women, anti-American and anti-Semitic organizations. This is one of the most important articles I have read in years....[view article]

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Rev. Franklin Graham Says Obama Helps Islamists, Ignores Christian Persecution
Newsmax.com - February 21, 2012

Rev. Franklin Graham says Obama has "given Islam a pass," including ignoring atrocities against Christians in the Moslem (pronounced Mozlum) world - so much so that the evangelist says he cannot "categorically" say Obama is not a Moslem. In a stunning interview with MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday, the prominent Christian leader and son of Billy Graham expressed shock that Obama was doing little to protect Christians across the Muslim world against a wave of persecution.  ...[view article]

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Why the FBI might soon cut off your Internet
CBSNews.com - February 21, 2012

Estonian hackers have infected millions of PCs across the U.S. with "malware," which could lead the FBI to take the drastic and unprecedented measure of cutting off some people's Internet access on March 8. Fortunately, there's still time to see if you're affected and take action before that deadline....[view article]

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Terrorist State of Iran Claims Progress on Nuclear Goals
AP - Associated Press - February 16, 2012

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - In defiant swipes at its foes, Iran said Wednesday it is dramatically closer to mastering the production of nuclear fuel even as the U.S. weighs tougher pressures and Tehran's suspected shadow war with Israel brings probes far beyond the Middle East....[view article]

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Reports from Colombia, Laos, Somalia and Iran.
Voice of the Martyrs - February 16, 2012

  1. Violent guerrilla group impedes evangelism in Colombia (Source: VOM-USA) Members of the notorious guerrilla group Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) recently prevented a VOM evangelist, "Rolo," from entering La Macarena region in Colombia with radios, Bibles and Christian books. The Marxist-Leninist revolutionary guerrilla organization has been a significant contributor to violence and volatility in the region. A VOM worker in the area reported that members of FARC are closing the churches and burning the buses of those attempting to enter...[view article]

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Lawsuit Against ObamaCare and HHS Mandate Filed in Federal Court Today on Behalf of All U.S. Employers
Christian Newswire - February 15, 2012

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Priests for Life, a New York-based international pro-life organization of Catholic clergy and laity, today announced the formal filing of a lawsuit against the Obama Administration, seeking to permanently block the implementation of the HHS mandate that imposes clear violations of conscience upon any and all citizens who morally object to abortion and contraception....[view article]

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Faith and Pro-Life Leaders to Challenge Obama Mandate by Praying and Risking Arrest in Front of the White House
Christian Newswire - February 15, 2012

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Obama and HHS mandates at religious institutions energize and "fire up" pro-life and faith community before the 2012 elections....[view article]

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GOP demands apology for Obama campaign manager's 'chimichanga' tweet
The Hill - February 15, 2012

Obama team insensitivities on Twitter display!...[view article]

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WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News, 15.2.2012
WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News - February 15, 2012

Pastor beaten and paraded naked for holding prayer meeting in INDIA   January 27, A pastor and 20 other Christians from New Life Fellowship Church were attacked by Hindu extremists during a prayer meeting in Haliyal, Karnataka.   The mob assaulted Pastor Kalappa Chandrakanth Chavan in the presence of his family, accusing him of forced conversions. He was then stripped of his clothes and paraded...[view article]

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VIDEO: WH Chief of Staff: Obamacare Allows the President to Tell a Private Company They Have to Offer a Product, and Offer It for Free
Family Security Matters - February 13, 2012

Obamacare terror for the private company....[view article]

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Al Qaeda urges Muslims to help Syrian rebels
Washington Times - February 13, 2012

BAGHDAD (AP) - Al Qaeda's chief has called on Muslims from other countries to support rebels in Syria seeking to overthrow President Bashar Assad, saying they cannot depend on the West for help....[view article]

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Israel embassies preparing for Iran strike?
- February 8, 2012

Diplomats stationed in Israel request gas masks, prepare contingency plans in case of missile attacks; envoys fear that thousands of dual-citizenship Israelis will seek evacuation....[view article]

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Drones over U.S. get OK by Congress
Washington Times - February 8, 2012

Look! Up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It's ... a drone, and it's watching you. That's what privacy advocates fear from a bill Congress passed this week to make it easier for the government to fly unmanned spy planes in U.S. airspace. Pray for God's wisdom on this issue....[view article]

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Iran: We can attack US targets worldwide
YNet News - February 8, 2012

Growing tensions in Gulf: America would be making serious mistake, akin to suicide, if it risked a military strike on Iran, Tehran's ambassador in Russia warns....[view article]

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Op-ed: Israel will bomb Iran's nuke sites earlier than predicted, with Western and Arab support
YNet News - February 8, 2012

We need a miracle to avert it. Both sides have been preparing for it for years. The two states are earmarking resources, holding drills, utilizing intelligence means, creating uncertainty, and publicly presenting positions that offer no way back. Israel and Iran are currently facing a growing cold war situation and are on an almost certain collision course. A war is coming....[view article]

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Crown of Life Ministries Persecution Update
OneMillionPraying.org - February 8, 2012

There's an amazing story in II Kings 6 where the servant of Elisha goes out and sees a large enemy army camped around them in the city of Dothan. He goes to Elisha and says, "what shall we do." Elisha responds and says "Lord, open his eyes." The servant looked again and saw the host of heaven protecting them. The New Testament equivalent is found in I John 4:4, "greater is He who is in you than...[view article]

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Israel: We will act to prevent Syria's chemical weapons from reaching Hezbollah
Telegraph - February 8, 2012

Israel's defence establishment has indicated it is prepared to take action should Syria's vast store of unconventional weapons fall into the hands of Hezbollah militants in Lebanon....[view article]

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Dem Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper: I Wouldn't Have Voted for Obamacare If I'd Known About HHS Regulation
Weekly Standard - February 7, 2012

Former Democratic congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper, a Catholic from Erie, Pennsylvania, cast a crucial vote in favor of Obamacare in 2010. She lost her seat that November in part because of her controversial support of Obamacare....[view article]

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Catholic League Poised To Go To War With Obama Over Mandatory Birth Control Payments
CBSNews.com - February 7, 2012

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Catholic leaders upped the ante Monday, threatening to challenge the Obama administration over a provision of the new health care law that would require all employers, including religious institutions, to pay for birth control....[view article]

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Obama not worried that birth-control move will hurt his re-election chances with Catholics, other faithful - He should be!
Jewish World Review - February 7, 2012

Even as angry Catholic leaders vow to fight a new federal requirement that most employers include contraceptives in their health insurance coverage, the Obama administration believes any political damage will be limited because it's on the side of women's rights. Not the babies that will be murdered, but the women that have their babies murdered. He's counting on it....[view article]

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei tries hard -- very hard -- to delude the Iranian masses
Jewish World Review - February 7, 2012

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed that Iran would not "retreat" on its nuclear program, and warned that any military strike "will be 10 times more detrimental to the U.S." than to Iran....[view article]

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Attorney: A 'classic Washington, DC cover-up'
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2012

A Christian attorney and expert on terrorism says newly uncovered documents reveal that Attorney General Eric Holder wasn't truthful in the statements he made about "Operation Fast and Furious."...[view article]

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U.S. Levies New Sanctions on Iran's Central Bank
AP - Associated Press - February 6, 2012

Obama is ordering new U.S. sanctions on the government of Iran, including the Central Bank....[view article]

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'Iran can destroy Israel in 9 minutes'
YNet News - February 6, 2012

An Iranian blogger on Saturday urged Tehran not to delay an attack on Israel, claiming that the Islamic Republic could destroy the Jewish state in "less than nine minutes."...[view article]

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Patrick J. Buchanan: Obama Sandbags the Archbishop
Human Events - February 2, 2012

At the end of Sunday mass at the church this writer attends in Washington, D.C., the pastor asked the congregation to remain for a few minutes....[view article]

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Israel Vice PM: Military strike can hit all of Iran's nuclear facilities
Haaretz.com - February 2, 2012

Speaking at Herzliya Conference, Moshe Ya'alon calls the possibility of a nuclear Iran a 'nightmare to the free world,' says explosion at Iranian missile base targeted missile system that would have threatened the U.S....[view article]

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2 Texas missionaries found slain in north Mexico
OneNewsNow.com - February 2, 2012

MEXICO CITY - The U.S. Embassy in Mexico says a missionary couple from Texas have been slain in their home outside the violence-plagued northern industrial city of Monterrey. The embassy identified the couple as John and Wanda Casias....[view article]

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Reports from Uganda, Vietnam, Iran, Somalia and China
Voice of the Martyrs - February 2, 2012

1. Ugandan convert to Christianity flees country(Source: Compass Direct News)A convert to Christianity who was formerly a member of a Muslim extremist group has fled Uganda and is in hiding in Kenya. Hassan Sharif Lubenga, 54, was was a sheikh and a member of a violent Islamist group. In June 2011, after dreams and visions in which Jesus appeared to him, Hassan made a full commitment to follow Christ.Extremists have been threatening Hassan since 2007,...[view article]

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UN chief in Sderot: No one should have to live like this
YNet News - February 2, 2012

Ynetnew.com is reporting that during a visit to Sderot on Thursday, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said nothing can justify the launching of rockets and mortars from Gaza, adding that Israeli civilians should not have to live under the threat of terror....[view article]

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Syrian 'chemical, biological' weapons concern Israel
YNet News - February 2, 2012

IDF's planning division head says chemical, biological weapons still flowing into Syria, wonders 'what will be transferred to Hezbollah?'...[view article]

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Israel: Iran developing long-range missiles
CNN - February 2, 2012

Iran is developing a missile capable of delivering payloads up to 10,000 kilometers (6,200 miles) away, Israel's vice prime minister charged Thursday....[view article]

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Islamists who targeted US Embassy admit London bomb plot
NBC News - February 1, 2012

LONDON - Four British men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to involvement in an al-Qaida-inspired plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange....[view article]

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Joe Biden Advised Against the Osama Bin Laden Raid
ABC News - January 31, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden confessed this weekend that he advised Obama not to launch the mission that ultimately killed Osama bin Laden last spring....[view article]

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Iran, perceiving threat from West, willing to attack on U.S. soil, U.S. intelligence report finds
The Washington Post - January 31, 2012

The indications of al-Qaeda's declining potency were offset by the grim new concern about the potential for terror attacks from Iran....[view article]

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Mossad chief holds secret U.S. meetings on Iran nuclear threat, Senate panel reveals
Haaretz.com - January 31, 2012

During a broadcasted meeting of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, CIA Director, panel Chairperson indicate they met Tamir Pardo in Washington this week; U.S. official: Iran willing to attack U.S. targets if threatened....[view article]

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Persecution Prayer Alert
Voice of the Martyrs - January 30, 2012

Ugandan girl tortured by her father for her faith walks again(Source: Compass Direct News)A 15-year-old Christian girl in Uganda is slowly regaining the use of her legs after her father, in an attempt to make her convert back to Islam, confined her in a small room and deprived her of adequate food and water.Susan Ithungu was locked in a room for six months after accepting Christ as her Saviour in 2010 (for more information, visit...[view article]

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Iran 'definitely' closing Strait of Hormuz over EU oil embargo
RT.com - January 23, 2012

Tensions in the Gulf could reach a breaking point as a senior Iranian official said Iran would "definitely" close the Strait of Hormuz if an EU oil embargo disrupted the export of crude oil, the semi-official Fars news agency reports....[view article]

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Britain, US and France send warships through Strait of Hormuz
Telegraph - January 23, 2012

Britain, America and France delivered a pointed signal to Iran, sending six warships led by a 100,000 ton aircraft carrier through the highly sensitive waters of the Strait of Hormuz....[view article]

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Around the world, anti-Semitism is now mainstream
Jewish World Review - January 23, 2012

Anti-Semitism may not yet be a litmus test for social acceptability in the US, but it has certainly become acceptable. Proof of this dismal state of affairs came this week with the publication of a supportive profile of University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer in the Atlantic Monthly written by the magazine's in-house foreign policy guru Robert Kaplan....[view article]

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Nigerian Christians on High Alert After Vicious Boko Haram Attacks
Christian Newswire - January 19, 2012

Since the week before Christmas, Open Doors workers have been swamped in efforts to confirm and address the most urgent needs of Christian believers affected directly by the latest onslaught of attacks against the church by Boko Haram, a militant Islamist sect demanding the rule of strict Muslim law in Nigeria....[view article]

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Watch the Number of Abortion Clinics Drop on AbortionDocs.org
Christian Newswire - January 19, 2012

"For the first time ever a centralized database has been created listing every abortion center in the United States. We have built a good foundation in compiling the most accurate and up-to-date list of abortion clinics known to exist," said Troy Newman, President of Pro-Life Nation and Operation Rescue....[view article]

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New York Moves to Deploy Body Scanners on Street in Search for Guns
INFO Wars - January 19, 2012

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly told CBS in New York his department is looking to deploy Terahertz Imaging Detection scanners on the street in the war on "illegal guns."...[view article]

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Coptic Christians in Egypt fear Islamists' rise
Washington Times - January 19, 2012

ABO KORKAS, Egypt - In a sparse, gray room with little but two pictures of Jesus on the walls, Mona Hanna sits on the floor, remembering a night nine months ago when her house was set on fire by Muslim men brandishing guns and knives....[view article]

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Western intervention in Arab Spring could end in 'very big war,' Russia warns
NBC News - January 19, 2012

MOSCOW - Russia's foreign minister, Sergey V. Lavrov, warned Wednesday that outside encouragement of antigovernment uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa could lead to "a very big war that will cause suffering not only to countries in the region, but also to states far beyond its boundaries." ...[view article]

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Reports from Pakistan, India, China, Iran and Yemen
Voice of the Martyrs - January 19, 2012

1. Update: Christian sentenced to death in Pakistan fasting, praying and forgiving(Source: VOM-USA, Atlas Shrugs) Asia Bibi, a Christian wife and mother sentenced to die for allegedly committing blasphemy against Islam, says she has forgiven those who are persecuting her (for more, go to www.persecution.net/pk-2010-11-11.htm). She recently told a Pakistani journalist, who asked her a list of questions prepared by an American journalist, that she spends her time praying and fasting for her family and other persecuted Christians. Asia is confined...[view article]

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Russia says strike on Iran would be 'catastrophe'
Times of India - January 18, 2012

MOSCOW: Russia on Wednesday warned that a military strike on Iran would be a "catastrophe" with the severest consequences which risked inflaming existing tensions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims....[view article]

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Report: Iran planning attacks on U.S. targets in Turkey
Haaretz.com - January 18, 2012

According to Turkish Zaman daily, a cell of the Quds Unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guard is planning to attack U.S. embassy in Ankara....[view article]

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Iran Threatens U.S., Persian Gulf Cities with Missile Attacks
US News & World Report - January 18, 2012

Iran might pound Persian Gulf cities with ballistic missiles and use swift boats to attack American war ships in an attempt to dissuade a U.S. attack on its nuclear arms sites, a new report states....[view article]

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Will of the people? Begone!
OneNewsNow.com - January 12, 2012

A Christian law firm says a federal appeals court that upheld a lower-court decision has effectively overruled the will of the people of Oklahoma in favor of sharia law. Moslem cult followers are encouraged by our ill informed court judiciary....[view article]

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Pastors scrambling for their churches
OneNewsNow.com - January 12, 2012

Pastors in New York are protesting the loss of public schools as meeting places. The U.S. Supreme Court in December refused to hear an appeal on a lower-court decision that the state of New York has the right to ban churches from use of public property. That has left many churches scrambling for space to rent because an edict has been issued to oust them February 12....[view article]

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Magnetic bomb kills nuclear scientist in Iran; Israel accused
MSNBC - January 11, 2012

TEHRAN, Iran - Two assailants on a motorcycle attached a magnetic bomb to the car of an Iranian university professor working at a key nuclear facility, killing him and wounding two people on Wednesday, a semiofficial news agency reported....[view article]

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Mentally Challenged North Korea Reportedly Punishing Those Who Didn't Sufficiently Mourn Kim Jong Il
Fox News - January 11, 2012

(NewsCore) - Following the mourning period for former leader Kim Jong Il, North Korean authorities have begun to punish citizens who did not display enough sadness at his death, The Daily NK reported Wednesday....[view article]

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Top senator: An attack on Israel is an attack on US
The Jerusalem Post - January 10, 2012

US Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) says an Iranian attack on Israel would be tantamount to attacking the United States....[view article]

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UK police smuggle fake bomb onto Olympic site
AP - Associated Press - January 9, 2012

LONDON (AP) - U.K. police managed to smuggle a fake bomb into Olympic Park in a security test, overshadowing a special U.K. Cabinet meeting held at the park Monday marking 200 days until the Summer Games begin....[view article]

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Islamic Cult Leaders of Iran sentences American Man to Death in CIA Case
My Way News - January 9, 2012

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian court has convicted an American man of working for the CIA and sentenced him to death, state radio reported Monday, in a case adding to the accelerating tension between the United States and Iran....[view article]

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Moslem Terrorist Age 25 Arrested in FL
AP - Associated Press - January 9, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Authorities say a 25-year-old described as an Islamic cult extremist was arrested in a plot to attack sites around Tampa, Fla., after taking possession of disabled guns and bombs....[view article]

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Former U.S. Army Soldier Charged With Trying to Provide Material Support to Terror Group Al-Shabaab
Fox News - January 9, 2012

According to court papers, Baxam secretly converted to Islam days before leaving the Army, one month ahead of completing his deployment in Korea. He returned to Maryland in July 2011 and reportedly sought to move to Somalia to join al Shabaab....[view article]

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Nigeria Christians Warned Against Retaliation As Deadline Looms To Leave
Worthy News - January 5, 2012

ABUJA, NIGERIA (Worthy News) - With a deadline looming to leave their homes or be killed, Christians in northern Nigeria were urged Tuesday, January 3, not to retaliate against Islamic violence....[view article]

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New hope for family of only US soldier held by Taliban
NBC News - January 5, 2012

The family of the only U.S. soldier held by the Taliban expressed the hope he would be released "as soon as possible" following a possible deal to allow insurgents to open an office in Qatar....[view article]

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An accelerating covert war with Iran: Could it spiral into military action?
Jewish World Review - January 5, 2012

When a sophisticated American spy drone went missing a month ago and fell into the Iranian military's hands, what had been whispered speculation at the end of the Bush administration became an all-but-officially acknowledged conclusion: The United States, along with a few key allies, is involved in an accelerating covert war with Iran....[view article]

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Bad news is good news ... for pro-lifers
OneNewsNow.com - January 5, 2012

Planned Parenthood has released its latest annual report, which reflects some negative news about the murderous abortion giant for the 2009-2010 period....[view article]

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Confidential settlement suspicious
OneNewsNow.com - January 5, 2012

An abortion facility shut down by the state of Illinois is now free to resume taking the lives (murdering) of unborn babies....[view article]

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Hawaiian churches denied exemption
- January 5, 2012

The Emmanuel Temple and the Lighthouse Outreach Center Assembly of God requested a restraining order to block a law that permits same-sex couples to enter civil unions....[view article]

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U.S. taxpayer money to support abortion must be stopped
Daily Jot - January 5, 2012

WASH--Jan 5--KIN--The federal government gave the abortion industry's largest baby killing organization some $487,400,000 in the fiscal year ending 2011....[view article]

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Nigeria President Declares State Of Emergency After Anti-Christian Attacks
Worthy News - January 3, 2012

ABUJA, NIGERIA (Worthy News)- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency as northern parts of Africa's most populous nation amid mounting concerns about attacks by Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, against especially the Christian population....[view article]

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Moslem Leaders to Boycott NYC Mayor's Breakfast Over NYPD Concerns
Fox News - December 29, 2011

Several Moslem leaders have declined invitations to the mayor's annual year-end interfaith breakfast, saying they're upset at police department efforts to infiltrate mosques and spy on Moslem neighborhoods. It is not a bad thing to monitor illegal activity to protect society from cultic practices that some Islamic groups aspire to promote. History proves this as a valid concern....[view article]

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We need to talk about Kim
The Economist - December 28, 2011

Regime change in the worst country on earth should be planned for, not just hoped for...[view article]

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Bloody Christmas
- December 28, 2011

CHRISTMAS celebrations were wrecked for a second year running in Nigeria when a radical Islamist sect detonated bombs that killed up to 40 people and injured dozens more. Boko Haram, which has been behind almost daily killings in northern Nigeria this year, claimed responsibility for several lethal bombings on December 25th, three targeting churches heaving with worshippers for Christmas services. The deadliest strike hit St Theresa's Catholic Church in Madalla, a satellite town about 40 km from the capital, Abuja....[view article]

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TSA screenings aren't just for airports anymore
LA Times - December 27, 2011

Roving security teams increasingly visit train stations, subways and other mass transit sites to deter terrorism. Critics say it's largely political theater....[view article]

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Money Talks: National Unity Gov't formation depends on Quartet's reply- Abbas
- December 27, 2011

Gaza, Asharq Al-Awsat- sources have revealed to Asharq Al-Awsat that during a meeting in Cairo last week, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas admitted to the Palestinian factions secretaries general that the formation of the national accord government depends on the responses received from the Quartet about the future of the negotiations with Israel....[view article]

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Rep. Paul says defense bill assures 'descent into totalitarianism'
The Hill - December 27, 2011

GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul warned that the National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed by Congress this month, will accelerate the country's "slip into tyranny" and virtually assures "our descent into totalitarianism."...[view article]

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Cyber security: Power grid grows more vulnerable to attack, report finds
- December 22, 2011

America's electricity grid is a big, juicy target for cyberattacks - and it's getting more vulnerable as interactive "smart grid" features and other Internet-based connections are grafted onto an old, insecure system, a major new study reports....[view article]

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Chinese Computer Hackers Hit U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Fox News - December 21, 2011

A group of hackers in China breached the computer defenses of America's top business-lobbying group and gained access to everything stored on its systems, including information about its three million members, according to several people familiar with the matter....[view article]

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Assad losing control as 10,000 soldiers desert Syrian military
Haaretz.com - December 21, 2011

More than 10,000 soldiers have deserted the Syrian army, sources say, with as many as half the conscripts not reporting in the last three call-ups....[view article]

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Homosexual Pushers in the DOJ Go After DOMA
OneNewsNow.com - December 21, 2011

Let's get this straight...DOMA which is a law is being attacked by those being paid by our tax dollars to protect that law. Solution: Stop paying those not fulfilling their responsibilities by law....[view article]

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US Commission on Religious Freedom Reauthorized
WORLD Magazine - December 21, 2011

WASHINGTON-After four months of struggle, Congress approved the reauthorization of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, hours before the commission was set to shut down. The House approved the final reauthorization of USCIRF by a voice vote Friday, in a bill that will reduce the commission's budget and remove most of the current commissioners....[view article]

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Thousands Rally to Save Nativity Scene
Fox News - December 20, 2011

As many as 5,000 attended a rally in a small Texas community to show their support for a Nativity scene under attack by a Wisconsin-based atheist group, according to a minister who organized the event....[view article]

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Details Scarce About 'Baby Boy Successor' of North Korea Kim Jong Un
Fox News - December 20, 2011

A baby boy named the "great successor" to take control of North Korea in the wake of the death of Kim Jong Il, is a baby-faced twenty-something with virtually no public profile outside of his home country....[view article]

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Details Scarce About 'Baby Boy Successor' of North Korea Kim Jong Un
Fox News - December 20, 2011

A baby boy named the "great successor" to take control of North Korea in the wake of the death of Kim Jong Il, is a baby-faced twenty-something with virtually no public profile outside of his home country....[view article]

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North Korean's Kim Jong Il Dead
AP - Associated Press - December 19, 2011

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Kim Jong Il has died of heart failure....[view article]

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Failure to protect Egyptian historic sites could trigger foreign intervention, warn experts
- December 19, 2011

The fire that broke out in a Cairo library that houses thousands of rare documents raised concerns over the government's and the army's ability to protect historic sites at times of upheaval and drove several experts to warn of a possible intervention by foreign entities to preserve the heritage at risk....[view article]

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Egypt clashes move into 4th day, US worried
Reuters - December 19, 2011

CAIRO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces fought opponents of army rule in Cairo for a fourth day on Monday and the United States, worried by the violence, urged the generals to respect human rights....[view article]

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Blast hits Egypt's gas pipeline to Jordan, Israel
Reuters - December 19, 2011

(Reuters) - An Egyptian pipeline carrying gas to Israel and Jordan was bombed Sunday, the 10th such attack this year, but no fire erupted because the line that runs through North Sinai was already disabled, a security source said....[view article]

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School punishes religious beliefs, student sues
OneNewsNow.com - December 19, 2011

A federal lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Michigan public school student who was punished for telling his teacher he opposes homosexuality....[view article]

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China Revokes Probation for 'Disappeared' Christians Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng, Sends Him Back to Jail
Christian Newswire - December 19, 2011

BEIJING, Dec. 16, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the first official word about Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who disappeared into police custody nearly two years ago, the Chinese government announced Friday that it was revoking his probation and sending him back to prison....[view article]

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Remote SMS Attack Can Force Mobile Phones to Send Premium-rate Text Messages
PC World - December 19, 2011

Attackers can force mobile phones to send premium-rate SMS messages or prevent them from receiving messages for long periods of time by leveraging a logic flaw in mobile telecommunication standards....[view article]

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Exclusive: Iran hijacked US drone, says Iranian engineer
- December 15, 2011

Iran guided the CIA's "lost" stealth drone to an intact landing inside hostile territory by exploiting a navigational weakness long-known to the US military, according to an Iranian engineer now working on the captured drone's systems inside Iran....[view article]

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Message to atheists: Don't cross this Tennessee town
OneNewsNow.com - December 15, 2011

Several years ago, the residents of Whiteville raised money to erect a large cross atop the town's water tower. Freedom From Religion Foundation objected, and finally Mayor James Bellar had one arm of the cross removed....[view article]

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Reports from Philippines, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria and India.
Voice of the Martyrs - December 15, 2011

1. Church elder killed in Mindanao, Philippines(Source: VOM-USA)MacArthur Arbado, an elder at the Bible Baptist Church in Carmen, Cotabato, was murdered on November 10 as he returned to his farm. The attackers shot him in the leg, back and abdomen before decapitating him with his own machete. MacArthur leaves behind his wife, Lolita, and 13 children.Although his farm was surrounded by land owned by Muslims, he had a good relationship with his neighbours. He learned...[view article]

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Panetta, in Afghanistan, says 'we're winning'
The Washington Post - December 14, 2011

FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan - After 10 years of inconclusive war in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta declared during a visit here Wednesday that "we're winning" - but his burst of optimism proved short-lived....[view article]

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New Haven Asks State to Allow Non-Citizens to Vote
NBC News - December 14, 2011

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano plans to ask the state Legislature to allow illegal immigrants who live in the city to be able vote in municipal elections. This is the next ploy for the left. Open the gates at the Mexican Border, move to Connecticut, vote for a Dem. What can be wrong with that?...[view article]

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Planned Parenthood -- Obama's priority - kill the unborn
- December 14, 2011

The Obama is fighting against Texas' effort to defund Planned Parenthood....[view article]

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Atheist Watchdogs Awaken the Church
Christian Newswire - December 14, 2011

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- After reading of an atheist group's demand that Athens, Texas remove a nativity scene from the corner of their courthouse lawn, evangelist Ray Comfort spent some time on the atheists' website reading of their many exploits....[view article]

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Egypt's Christian minority praying for a secular miracle
Jewish World Review - December 14, 2011

A caretaker sweeps the stones, a woman slips into a pew. But these days Egypt's minority Coptic Christians are finding little serenity....[view article]

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U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl 'recaptured by the Taliban after three days on the run following daring escape'
Mail Online - December 12, 2011

A U.S. soldier held by the Taliban since 2009 has been recaptured after he went on the run for three days....[view article]

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North Korea Afraid of the Light
Breitbart - December 12, 2011

Pathetic Paranoid North Korea warned South Korea on Sunday of "unexpected consequences" if Seoul displays Christmas lights near the tense border, and vowed to retaliate for what it called propaganda attempts....[view article]

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Got to have more votes: Obama to slash National Guard force on U.S.-Mexico border
Washington Times - December 12, 2011

Blaming budget cuts, Hussein Obama early next year will cut the number of National Guard troops patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border by at least half, according to a congressman who was briefed on the plan....[view article]

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Bravo Lowes! Now Lowe's under attack for pulling ads from Moslem show
AP - Associated Press - December 12, 2011

LOS ANGELES - Lowe's Home Improvement has found itself facing a backlash after the retail giant pulled ads from a reality show about American Moslems....[view article]

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Did Iran blast target steel needed for nuke program?
YNet News - December 12, 2011

Iranians need maraging steel to produce new uranium enrichment centrifuges and exhaust systems for missile engines. Was explosion at steel factory connected to nuclear program?...[view article]

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Reports from Uzbekistan, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Voice of the Martyrs - December 9, 2011

1. Illegal prosecutions and punishments in Uzbekistan(Source: Forum 18 News Service)Sergei Kozin has been fined 80 times the minimum monthly wage after a police raid on a group of Baptists in Sergeli District near Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in July. The case was brought forward even though it was beyond the legal time limit to bring charges. Baptists stated that the case was fabricated, with the alleged witness not producing the required identity documents. The judge in the case...[view article]

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Stealth drone highlights tougher U.S. strategy on Iran
The Washington Post - December 8, 2011

The CIA's use of surveillance drones over Iran reflects the belief that covert action and carefully choreographed economic pressure is the only means of coercing Iran to abandon its nuclear ambitions, current and former U.S. officials say....[view article]

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Trade in surveillance technology raises worries
The Washington Post - December 1, 2011

"You need two things for a dictatorship to survive - propaganda and secret police," said Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-N.J.), who has proposed bills to restrict the sale of surveillance technology overseas. "Both of those are enabled in a huge way by the high-tech companies involved."...[view article]

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US Congress warns of Nigeria's Boko Haram
BBC - December 1, 2011

A US Congressional report says Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram is an "emerging threat" to the US and its interests....[view article]

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Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US
AP - Associated Press - December 1, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaida, top national security lawyers in the Obama administration said Thursday. Americans do have a Constitutional right to due process....[view article]

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Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US
AP - Associated Press - December 1, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaida, top national security lawyers in the Obama administration said Thursday. So where does Obama fall in this scenario when he advocates the killing of the unborn or the partial born?...[view article]

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Norway shuts embassy in Iran after attack on Brits
- November 30, 2011

Norway has closed its embassy in Tehran a day after the British mission in the Iranian capital was attacked by an angry mob, the government said on Wednesday....[view article]

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France recalls ambassador to Iran
AP - Associated Press - November 30, 2011

PARIS (AP) - France's Foreign Ministry says the country is recalling its ambassador to Iran for consultations after an attack on the British Embassy in Tehran....[view article]

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Blast at Isfahan damaged nuclear facility
YNet News - November 30, 2011

The Times reported on Wednesday that the mysterious explosion that rocked the city of Isfahan two days ago struck the uranium conversion facility located just outside Iran's third-largest city. According to the British newspaper, satellite images clearly show billowing smoke and destruction, despite Iran's claim that no such blast had taken place....[view article]

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Iran is developing low-flying cruise missiles
The Jerusalem Post - November 30, 2011

Missile Defense Agency head says Israel's missile defenses are developed in correlation with developments in Iran....[view article]

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British embassy attack was state-sponsored, experts claim
Deutsche Welle - November 30, 2011

Shortly before the statement was read out, Morteza Talaie, a member of the Tehran city council, welcomed the attack in a note to the Jame Jam newspaper, which has close links to the government....[view article]

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Islamic immigration's effect on nations' laws
OneNewsNow.com - November 30, 2011

In light of the "honor killings" trial that is making front-page headlines in Canada, a pro-family leader is calling on the government to take a good, hard look at who it allows into the country....[view article]

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40,000 troops to leave Afghanistan by end of 2012
AP - Associated Press - November 29, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Drawdown plans announced by the U.S. and more than a dozen other nations will shrink the foreign military footprint in Afghanistan by 40,000 troops at the close of next year, leaving Afghan forces increasingly on the frontlines of the decade-long war....[view article]

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Iran: We'll fire 150,000 missiles at Israel if attacked
YNet News - November 28, 2011

Defense minister Vahidi tells army volunteers 'Israel has to be punished for what it has done to the Muslims in Palestine.' Iran must understand that it will be punished if it even attempts to touch Israel....[view article]

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Pakistanis burn Obama effigy and US flag
SKY News - November 28, 2011

Hundreds of enraged Pakistanis have taken to the streets across the country, burning an effigy of Hussein Obama and setting fire to U.S. flags after 24 soldiers died in NATO air strikes....[view article]

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Image shows Iranian missile site was destroyed
The Washington Post - November 28, 2011

Two weeks after a mysterious explosion at an Iranian missile base, a Washington-based research group has released a satellite image showing extensive damage to the site....[view article]

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Saboteurs blow up Egypt gas pipeline to Jordan, Israel
Reuters - November 28, 2011

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saboteurs blew up Egypt's gas pipeline to Jordan and Israel on Monday, witnesses and security sources said, a few hours before the country holds its first free election since President Hosni Mubarak was toppled in February....[view article]

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Syria troops have killed more than 250 children, UN report finds
Guardian - November 28, 2011

Report to UN human rights council accuses Damascus of crimes against humanity and operating shoot-to-kill policy...[view article]

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No more business as usual with US: PM
- November 28, 2011

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani warned the United States that there would be 'no more business as usual' with Washington after a NATO attack that killed two dozen Pakistani troops. Okay! We will leave you to the wolves....[view article]

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Egypt unrest stirs fears inside Israel
- November 23, 2011

Days of protest in Egypt, ahead of elections expected to produce big wins for the Muslim Brotherhood, have stirred fears in Israel about bilateral ties and the future of the countries' peace treaty. Israel had largely avoided comment on the unrest, which has seen dozens of Egyptians killed, but with protesters showing no signs of calling off their demonstrations, officials here have started to show concern.  ...[view article]

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Egyptian Military Using Nerve Gas on Protesters
Newsmax.com - November 23, 2011

The Egyptian military has been using a banned chemical agent to deal with hundreds of thousands of protesters, according to several news sources. At least 23 Egyptians have died and more than 1,700 have succumbed to a lethal gas military forces have been using during the past three days in clashes in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square....[view article]

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Obama refuses to enact stiff economic punishments against Iran
Jewish World Review - November 23, 2011

Obama slapped Iran with a new round of sanctions for its alleged nuclear and terrorist activities, but stopped short of the tough economic punishments favored by many in Congress. Why would he not do this? Once a Moslem...?...[view article]

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'Fatah-Hamas gov't won't see a dime'
YNet News - November 23, 2011

According to a statement released by Lieberman's office, the foreign minister told Montonegro's Milan Rocen in a meeting that Israel will not recognize or negotiate with a Palestinian unity government that does not unambiguously accept the conditions presented in the Quartet's blueprint for the renewal of the peace talks....[view article]

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American spies outed, CIA suffers in Lebanon
AP - Associated Press - November 21, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - The CIA's operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged after Hezbollah identified and captured a number of U.S. spies recently, current and former U.S. officials told The Associated Press. The intelligence debacle is particularly troubling because the CIA saw it coming....[view article]

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U.S., Russia, China united on Iran: White House
Reuters - November 21, 2011

(Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that Iran is facing an unprecedented degree of isolation, with major world powers united in their opposition to Tehran getting a nuclear weapon....[view article]

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'US won't be happy': Taliban, Pakistan begin peace talks
NBC News - November 21, 2011

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's Taliban movement, a major security threat to the country, is holding exploratory peace talks with the U.S.-backed government, a senior Taliban commander and mediators said Monday....[view article]

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Palestinians Trying to 'Wipe Out Jewish History'
CBN News - November 21, 2011

JERUSALEM, Israel -- An Israeli official says that the admission of Palestinians as a member state of UNESCO has emboldened them to claim Judeo-Christian biblical sites as their own....[view article]

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Feds probing possible cyberattacks at Illinois, Texas utilities
Washington Times - November 21, 2011

Water utilities across the country are being urged to step up their cybersecurity in the wake of two incidents in which hackers gained access to computer systems that control pumps, pipes and reservoirs....[view article]

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US, UK, Canada to announce new sanctions on Iran
YNet News - November 21, 2011

Washington, London and Ottawa set to impose new, coordinated financial sanctions on Islamic Republic. Measures to exclude Tehran's Central Bank...[view article]

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Mother of bomb plot suspect apologizes to NYers
AP - Associated Press - November 21, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) -- The mother of a "lone wolf" accused of plotting to attack police stations and post offices with homemade bombs apologized to New Yorkers on Monday, even as questions arose about why federal authorities - who typically handle terrorism cases - declined to get involved in what city officials called a serious threat....[view article]

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Pentagon Receives Massive Bunker-Busting Bombs, Denies Targeting Iran
Fox News - November 17, 2011

Pentagon officials are speaking publicly about the military's new 30,000-pound massive ordnance penetrator, or MOP, known now as the biggest "bunker-busting bomb" in the world....[view article]

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U.S. probing use of surveillance technology in Syria
The Washington Post - November 17, 2011

The Commerce Department is investigating whether technology produced by a California company helped Syrian police monitor dissidents amid a bloody nationwide crackdown there, U.S. officials said Thursday....[view article]

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Veto threatened over detention provisions
The Washington Post - November 17, 2011

Obama Thursday threatened to veto the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act because of a series of provisions within the bill that mandate military custody for some terrorism suspects and prevent the administration from transferring detainees out of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This is not sennding a trust signal to the U.S. military and is one more incredible slap in the face of our military by an unconstitutional occupier in the White House.Type the intro here if you are linking to another...[view article]

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Persecution Report Update!
WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News - November 16, 2011

Deadly attack on Christian compound in KENYACompass Direct News Service (CDNS) reports that on November 5th suspected Islamic extremists with Somalia's al Shabaab militia threw a grenade into the home of the church guard of an East Africa Pentecostal Church (EAPC) congregation outside Garissa, Kenya. An 8-year-old girl, the youngest daughter of church elder, serving as the church guard, and another member of the church, were killed. Another three were severely injured. The pastor of the Church was...[view article]

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Israel says Iran closer to atom bomb than thought
Reuters - November 14, 2011

(Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday the full extent of Iran's nuclear program was not reflected in a recent U.N. report, which said that Tehran appeared to have worked on designing an atomic bomb....[view article]

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Russia says won't back new Iran sanctions over nuclear program
Haaretz.com - November 10, 2011

Russia will not support new, tougher sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, Interfax news agency quoted a senior Russian diplomat as saying on Wednesday....[view article]

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IDOP 2011: Pray for the Persecuted Church
Voice of the Martyrs - November 9, 2011

Use VOM’s Church Resource kit to join with believers around the world on Nov. 13, the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. The Church Resource kit contains everything you need to host an IDOP meeting at church or at home. The kit includes a short video, brochures and other tools to help you share the message of the persecuted....[view article]

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Israel's Reaction to the IAEA Report On Iran's Nuclear Capabilities
Israeli Embassy - November 9, 2011

"The IAEA report corroborates the position of the international community, and of Israel, that Iran is developing nuclear weapons....[view article]

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UN reports Iran work 'specific' to nuclear arms
- November 9, 2011

The UN atomic agency said for the first time on Tuesday that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose is the development of nuclear arms, an assessment that draws on 1,000 pages of intelligence and nearly a decade of research....[view article]

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Mentally Challenged Amadinejad Vows No Retreat From Nukes
The Jerusalem Post - November 9, 2011

In first reaction to damning IAEA report, Iranian president says findings were based on "invalid" information from Washington and that investigation damages the UN nuclear watchdog's dignity....[view article]

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard threatens US
YNet News - November 9, 2011

General Hajizadeh says 'if you kill any of us, we will kill dozens of you,' while Ahmadinejad claims Tehran does not need nuclear bomb to confront US. FM Salehi: If we wanted to develop nukes we would declare so openly. (But they are developing nuke warheads and they didn't openly declare it, because Iran is afraid of the consequences which will devastate their country.)...[view article]

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IAEA says foreign expertise has brought Iran to threshold of nuclear capability
The Washington Post - November 9, 2011

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Iranian Officials Pressure Imprisoned Pastor to Return to Islam
Worthy News - November 9, 2011

TEHRAN, IRAN (Worthy News)- Iranian officials are trying to convince an imprisoned pastor to return to Islam while he awaits word from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on whether he should be executed for converting to Christianity....[view article]

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Suffering Christians Crying Out for Prayers
Christian Newswire - November 9, 2011

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- The U.S. State Department reported in October that Afghanistan now has no church buildings and no Christian schools....[view article]

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School staff defends right to voluntary prayer
OneNewsNow.com - October 31, 2011

The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) is defending the right of a Florida school's staff to participate in voluntary prayer before classes begin.    ...[view article]

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Prisoner swap: Lawmakers weigh in
POLITICO.com - October 31, 2011

Three dozen members of Congress urged FBI Director Robert Mueller and Hillary Clinton on Friday to treat the Palestinians freed by Israel in the swap for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit as terrorists because the truth is ...  they are!...[view article]

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Anonymous Threatens to Expose Mexican Drug Cartel
PC World - October 31, 2011

The hacker group had earlier threatened to expose the identity of members and supporters of a Mexican drug cartel by Nov. 5, in retaliation for the kidnapping of a group member, and hacked the web site of a former state official, alleging that he has associations with the dreaded Zetas cartel....[view article]

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US scales back northern border checks
AP - Associated Press - October 31, 2011

SEATTLE — The U.S. Border Patrol has quietly stopped its controversial practice of routinely searching buses, trains and airports for illegal immigrants at transportation hubs along the northern border and in the U.S. interior, preventing agents from using what had long been an effective tool for tracking down people here illegally, The Associated Press has learned....[view article]

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Islamists Kill 10 Christians in Northern Nigeria
Worthy News - October 31, 2011

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA (Worthy News)- Members of the Islamist group Boko Haram have murdered at least 10 Christians in Maiduguri during the last two months in what one Christian leader is calling a "silent killing" of Christians....[view article]

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Moslem Hoard from Hell Kill Another Christian in Nigeria
Worthy News - October 31, 2011

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Worthy News)- Already shell-shocked by attacks from Boko Haram, a hard-line Muslim group that seeks to impose Shariah (Muslim) law in the northern states of Nigeria, Christians again had to take cover after the August 27 shooting of Mark Ojunta, a 36-year-old evangelist from southern Nigeria ministering to the Kotoko people in one of Nigeria's northeastern states....[view article]

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Is Ahmadinejad's team planning a military coup in Iran?
Worthy News - October 31, 2011

The fundamentalist movement in Iran close to the supreme leader of the Islamic republic, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has criticized president Mahmud Ahmadinejad and his close circle, referring to it as "the perverted team," of planning a military coup in a bid to take full control of the country....[view article]

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(CBC NEWS, 10/11 and Los Angeles Times 10-11)
Washington Times - October 31, 2011

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to execute a 1,000-for-1 prisoner exchange last week despite his frequently voiced opposition to such lopsided deals is seen by several Israeli military commentators as an effort to "clear the deck" before possibly undertaking an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities....[view article]

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Exposing the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood within the Obama Administration
Family Security Matters - October 31, 2011

"The real question now is: who is allowing the Muslim Brotherhood lobby to damage the relationship between the U.S. Administration and millions of Middle East Christians? ...[view article]

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Sheriff: Time For Citizens To Arm Themselves
NBC News - October 31, 2011

Sheriff Chuck Wright opened his news conference by saying, "Our form of justice is not making it." He said, "Carry a concealed weapon. That'll fix it."...[view article]

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Hamas boosting anti-aircraft arsenal with looted Libyan missiles
Haaretz.com - October 27, 2011

Anti-aircraft missiles smuggled into Gaza at Iran's initiative, but fall of Muammar Gadhafi regime provided Hamas with higher quality missiles; rocket hits south Israel Wednesday night after period of relative calm....[view article]

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Yemeni women burn their veils to protest crackdown
AP - Associated Press - October 26, 2011

Yes! Burn those cult rags! Hundreds of Yemeni women on Wednesday set fire to traditional female veils to protest the government's brutal crackdown against the country's popular uprising, as overnight clashes in the capital and another city killed 25 people, officials said....[view article]

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Farrakhan condemns killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi
Chicago Tribune - October 26, 2011

Controversial Nation of Islam cult leader Louis Farrakhan condemned the killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday, warning that America and other Western powers will soon face severe consequences for their support of the uprising that led to the dictator's death....[view article]

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New Street Lights To Have “Homeland Security” Applications
INFO Wars - October 26, 2011

New street lights that include "Homeland Security" applications including speaker systems, motion sensors and video surveillance are now being rolled out with the aid of government funding....[view article]

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Egypt's military ducking responsibility for anti-Christian violence
Jewish World Review - October 26, 2011

On Oct. 9, the Army appeared to target Christians who were protesting peacefully. Egypt's military prosecution has summoned two activists, raising fears it is seeking scapegoats for violence that killed some 28 people....[view article]

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Libyan rebel: I killed Gaddafi
YNet News - October 24, 2011

The provisional government in Libya is claiming Gaddafi was killed in a shootout in the city of Sirte, where the ousted leader had been hiding....[view article]

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Reports from Sudan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan and Iran
Voice of the Martyrs - October 21, 2011

1. Officials to demolish church buildings in Sudan(Source: Compass Direct)Government officials are threatening to destroy three church buildings in Sudan. The church buildings were marked for demolition with red crosses on September 11, and local church leaders say the officials simply said, "We are going to demolish these churches." Officials from the Ministry of Physical Planning and Public Utilities - Khartoum State arrived at the Sudanese Church of Christ, the Episcopal Church of Sudan and the Roman...[view article]

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MUST WATCH VIDEO 2 mins.
- October 21, 2011

Everyone must watch this video to grasp what is really going on with the Wall Street mob. (a brief snapshot!!!) Wake up America and pray. The Marxist wolf is at the door and your voice has to be heard. Stay informed....[view article]

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Gilad Shalit release: freed Moslem cult member Palestinian prisoner vows to 'sacrifice' her life
Telegraph - October 20, 2011

A Moslem suicide bomber released from prison as part of the deal to free Gilad Shalit, the Israeli conscript, on Wednesday vowed to fulfil a childhood ambition by "sacrificing" her life for the Palestinian Moslem cult cause....[view article]

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Obama + Egypt -- akin to Carter + Iran?
OneNewsNow.com - October 20, 2011

An expert on the Middle East says the "democratic uprising" in Egypt reminds him of similar occurrences during the Carter administration....[view article]

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Tennessee Becomes First State To Fight Terrorism Statewide
- October 20, 2011

PORTLAND, Tenn. - You're probably use to seeing TSA's signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism with Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR)....[view article]

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Courthouse Arrests May Have Terror Link
- October 19, 2011

Three men in their twenties, described as French-Moroccan Muslims, are being questioned by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force and by officials of the Department of Homeland Security after they were arrested inside the 120 year old Bexar County Courthouse in downtown San Antonio shortly before 2 this morning, 1200 WOAI news reports....[view article]

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Passenger: 'You're all going to die'
- October 19, 2011

Southwest Airlines Flight 3683: "You're all going to die," a man dressed in black screamed at passengers Tuesday afternoon. "You're all going to hell. Allahu Akbar," translated as God is great in Arabic....[view article]

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Researchers Warn of Impending Cyber Attack
ABC News - October 19, 2011

A new computer virus using "nearly identical" parts of the cyber superweapon Stuxnet has been detected on computer systems in Europe and is believed to be a precursor to a new Stuxnet-like attack, a major U.S.-based cyber security company said today....[view article]

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Prisoner swap with Israel emboldens Hamas
The Washington Post - October 19, 2011

TEL AVIV - Captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit returned home Tuesday looking pale and rail thin to a country bracing itself for fallout from a prisoner swap that has emboldened the militant Palestinian faction Hamas....[view article]

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Terror Link Downplayed in Courthouse Break-In
- October 19, 2011

Five men in their twenties, described as French-Moroccan Muslims, are being questioned by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force and by officials of the Department of Homeland Security after they were arrested inside the 120 year old Bexar County Courthouse in downtown San Antonio shortly before 2 this morning, 1200 WOAI news reports....[view article]

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VIDEO: Possible Terrorists Uncovered in Texas
- October 19, 2011

KSAT TV explains one of the issues discovered by the police when a breakin took place at a Court House at 2 AM. Five men were arrested. One report said that 2 of the men were on an FBI watch list....[view article]

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5 Foreign Nationals In Custody After Attempted Break-In at Texas Courthouse, Authorities Say
Fox News - October 19, 2011

The FBI and local police said Wednesday they were trying to figure out why five French-Moroccan nationals tried to break into a Texas courthouse in the middle of the night....[view article]

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China: Woman Dies During Forced Abortion, Six Months Pregnant
Christian Newswire - October 19, 2011

According to a report posted on fanfucn.com, Jihong Ma was seized by Family Planning Officials for a forced abortion, having violated the One Child Policy. China has incredibly corrupt and evil leadership by allowing such tragedies to occur in their country....[view article]

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IRD: Lord's Resistance Army Not Christian
Christian Newswire - October 19, 2011

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Guerilla fighters accused of atrocities in northern Uganda and South Sudan are not a legitimate Christian group, according to an official with the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD)....[view article]

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Syrian Believers in Need of Prayer
Worthy News - October 19, 2011

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (Worthy News) - Christians in Syria need prayer during that country's current civil turmoil; at least 2,700 people have been killed and thousands more arrested in an effort to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....[view article]

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Moslems cult shut down Protestant church
Worthy News - October 19, 2011

JATINANGOR, INDONESIA (Worthy News)- Muslims of the Islamic Defender Front aided by local officials recently shut down a Protestant church in Jatinangor on rumors that the church was a haven for newly baptised Christians....[view article]

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Police close Pentecostal churches as "Reign of Terror" continues against Christians in Karnataka
Worthy News - October 19, 2011

BANGALORE, INDIA (Worthy News)- Following complaints from radical Hindu groups, police recently closed Pentecostal churches in the districts of Hassan and Bangalore....[view article]

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U.S. citizens who've plotted terror in America
CNN - October 17, 2011

(CNN) -- This week the U.S. Justice Department accused an Iranian-American, who allegedly has ties to Iran's elite Quds Force, of attempting to hire a man he thought was a Mexican cartel hitman to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States....[view article]

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Iran willing to look at Saudi plot evidence, minister says
CNN - October 17, 2011

(CNN) -- Iran is willing to look at evidence that an Iranian man plotted to kill Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States, the country's foreign minister said Monday, even as he denied the allegations had "the necessary basis in fact."...[view article]

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One of Obama's Worst Nightmares
Jewish World Review - October 17, 2011

What would be the mother of all nightmares for Hussein Obama before next year's election? A nuclear-armed Iran. Obama has declared he will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear-weapons capability.Obama has many nightmares potentially unfolding, but this one is right around the corner....[view article]

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IDF forms elite unit to monitor unstable border with Egypt
Haaretz.com - October 17, 2011

Since its inception, the Rimon unit has not had a base of its own. That is, it has a base somewhere in the heart of the Negev where the officers and the commanders sleep when new fighters are doing their training at various Givati Brigade installations. But it does not have a permanent home nor is it clear whether it will ever have one....[view article]

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Notorious Iranian militant has a connection to alleged assassination plot against Saudi envoy
The Washington Post - October 17, 2011

When nearly $100,000 landed in an undercover FBI bank account from a source linked to an Iranian paramilitary force, officials began taking seriously an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador that at first had seemed outlandish....[view article]

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Poll: 79% in favor of Shalit deal
YNet News - October 17, 2011

The vast majority of Israel's citizens are in favor of the deal securing the release of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit in exchange for 1,027 terrorists, a public opinion poll commissioned by Yedioth Ahronoth shows.That's about right -- 1 Israeli = 1,000 Moslem terrorists. Even the Moslem terrorists agree....[view article]

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Who are the Palestinian prisoners set for release in Shalit deal?
Haaretz.com - October 17, 2011

New details reveal prisoners include terrorists involved in planning and carrying out attacks at checkpoints, restaurants and army bases....[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Egypt, Iran, Pakistan and India.
Voice of the Martyrs - October 17, 2011

1. Christians in Egypt in mourning after massacre(Sources: Compass Direct News, Middle East Concern)Funeral services were held on October 10 in Cairo for some of the victims of a military attack against a group of Christian protestors that left at least 26 dead and hundreds wounded. The attack began in the late afternoon on October 9, when Christian protestors marching through Cairo began getting pelted with rocks and other projectiles near an overpass that cuts through the...[view article]

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Former Netanyahu Adviser: Time for the US to Strike Iran? Read more on Newsmax.com: Former Netanyahu Adviser: Time for the US to Strike Iran? Important: Do You Support Pres. Obama's Re-Election?
Newsmax.com - October 17, 2011

Has the time come for the U.S. to launch pre-emptive military strikes on Iran's terrorist infrastructure and nuclear facilities? The time has come for Obama and each of the Republican presidential candidates to explain what concrete and decisive steps they will take to safeguard U.S. national security from the growing threat posed by the mullahs in Tehran....[view article]

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Who's behind the Wall St. protests
Reuters - October 13, 2011

One name that keeps coming up is investor George Soros, who in September debuted in the top 10 list of wealthiest Americans. Conservative critics contend the movement is a Trojan horse for a secret Soros agenda. Reuters found indirect financial links between Soros and Adbusters, an anti-capitalist group in Canada....[view article]

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Smuggled Libyan weapons flood into Egypt
The Washington Post - October 13, 2011

EL ARISH, Egypt - Large caches of weapons from Libya are making their way across the Egyptian border and flooding black markets in Egypt's already unstable Sinai Peninsula, according to current and former Egyptian military officials and arms traders in the Sinai....[view article]

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Virginia Man Allegedly Worked for Syrian Intelligence
Fox News - October 13, 2011

Mohamad Anas Haitham Soueid, 47, of Leesburg, a Syrian-born, naturalized U.S. citizen, is accused of sending audio and video recordings of American protesters to Syria's intelligence agency and traveling to Syria to meet directly with Assad....[view article]

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Moslem Supporter Obama Calls for Restraint by Egypt's Christians
- October 13, 2011

Moslem supporting Obama has responded to the Egyptian military’s massacre of Coptic Christian protestors in Cairo Sunday with a pointedly even-handed statement that calls equally on Christians and the military to show restraint. You know...the Christians who were massacred by the Moslem hoards....[view article]

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Our World: The forgotten Christians of the East
The Jerusalem Post - October 13, 2011

On Sunday night, Egyptian Copts staged what was supposed to be a peaceful vigil at Egypt's state television headquarters in Cairo. The 1,000 Christians represented the ancient Christian community of some 8 million whose presence in Egypt predates the establishment of Islam by several centuries....[view article]

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
International Day of Prayer for the Church - October 12, 2011

Sign-up to find out more about the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church!...[view article]

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Biden Warns of More Rapes and Murders If 'Jobs Bill' Isn't Passed
Fox News - October 12, 2011

Joe Biden suggested that more rapes and murders could occur if  Obama's jobs bill is not passed. If they do we will have to arrest the rapists. These Democrats are not going to manipulate the tax payers of this country with this nonsense!...[view article]

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Afghanistan: Not a Single Christian Church Left, Says State Department
CNS News - October 11, 2011

(CNSNews.com) -- There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department....[view article]

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Marxist Mob Occupy Wall Street... mansions
CNN - October 11, 2011

Organizers are planning a march on Tuesday that will visit the homes of JP Morgan Chase (JPM, Fortune 500) CEO Jamie Dimon, billionaire David Koch, hedge fund honcho John Paulson, Howard Milstein, and News Corp (NWSA, Fortune 500) CEO Rupert Murd...[view article]

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Business Owners Ramp Up Distaste For Marxist 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters
CBSNews.com - October 11, 2011

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - On Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the Mraxist inspired "Occupy Wall Street" protesters can stay and have their say as long as they're law-abiding. (Watch "Dr. Zhivago" the movie and you will understand what is happenening. Obama is winking at these protestors according to news reports.)...[view article]

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Secret panel can put Americans on "kill list'
Reuters - October 6, 2011

(Reuters) - American militants like Anwar al-Awlaki are placed on a kill or capture list by a secretive panel of senior government officials, which then informs the president of its decisions, according to officials....[view article]

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Darrell Issa to Eric Holder: Admit you knew
POLITICO.com - October 6, 2011

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is turning up the heat on Eric Holder, demanding the attorney general "come forward and at least admit" he knew about Operation Fast and Furious long before he told Congress he learned about the gun program....[view article]

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ATF officials quietly reassigned in latest Fast and Furious fallout
LA Times - October 6, 2011

Two top supervisors at ATF headquarters in Washington -- the deputy director and the assistant director for all field operations -- have been reassigned as the beleaguered agency attempts to remake itself amid the fallout from a failed gun-tracking operation along the Southwest border called Fast and Furious, according to two sources briefed on the changes. People have died because of these bozos....[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Pakistan, Egypt, Indonesia and Iran.
Voice of the Martyrs - October 6, 2011

1. Christian woman raped in Pakistan (Source: Compass Direct) A Christian mother of five who was raped by two Muslims rejoiced after police in Pakistan's Kasur district arrested a suspect and suspended an officer who had dismissed her complaints. The 32-year-old woman, whose name has been withheld, was returning home to Mustafabad on September 15 when two Muslims along with an unidentified accomplice abducted her at gunpoint, took her to an abandoned house in the area and raped her. The woman...[view article]

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Obama marched with New Black Panthers
WorldNetDaily - October 4, 2011

Newly resurfaced photographs show Obama appearing and marching with members of the New Black Panther Party as he campaigned for president in Selma, Ala., in March 2007....[view article]

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Islamic Cult Militants Threaten to Kill Christians Who Have Fled Iran
ChristianPost.com - October 4, 2011

Islamic militants with suspected ties to Iranian security forces have been terrorizing evangelical Christians with threats to "repent" or die, it was reported Sunday....[view article]

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Obama's Rules for Revolution - The Alinsky Model
- October 3, 2011

To understand what is going on with these staged demonstrations on Wall Street and other cities you need to read David Horowitz's booklet "Obama's Rules for Revolution - The Alinsky Model." Obama is loosing the intelligent voters of America. David Horowitz explains what the next steps are. Intelligent Americans are not fooled, but there are many who do not understand what is taking place and need to be educated on the subject. This free booklet will answer many questions. Download...[view article]

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Analysis: Model planes as weapons of terror
CNN - September 29, 2011

The F-86 Sabre was a fighter jet that played a pivotal role in the Korean War. And it was a model of that plane - packed with high explosive - that Rezwan Ferdaus allegedly planned to use to launch his own war against iconic targets in Washington D.C....[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Iran, Nigeria, West Bank and Laos
Voice of the Martyrs - September 29, 2011

1. Update: Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani refuses to recant, faces execution(Source: Compass Direct, Present Truth Ministries, Christian Solidarity Worldwide)Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy in September 2010, refused to recant his faith during four court hearings held on September 25-28. He now faces an imminent verdict of the death sentence, which is expected to be issued within seven days. "They probably won't kill him today, but they can do it whenever they...[view article]

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Iranian Pastor Sentenced to Death: Nadarkhani Refuses to Convert
IBT: International Business Times - September 29, 2011

Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who is facing the death penalty, again refused to convert to Islam to save his life. Nadarkhani was arrested in 2009 for the crime of apostasy because he allegedly abandoned Islam for Christianity. As a pastor, Iranian clerics believe that Nadarkhani was preaching in order to convert Muslims....[view article]

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Iranian Pastor Faces Execution for Refusing to Recant Christian Faith
Fox News - September 28, 2011

An Iranian pastor who has refused to renounce his Christian faith faces execution as early as Wednesday after his sentence was upheld by an Iranian Moslem cult court....[view article]

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Al-Qaida calls on Ahmadinejad to end 9/11 conspiracy theories
Guardian - September 28, 2011

Al-Qaida has sent a message to the Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, asking him to stop spreading conspiracy theories about the 9/11 attacks....[view article]

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The ACLU -- a change of heart ... or cowardice?
OneNewsNow.com - September 28, 2011

The ANC (American News Commentary) reported in its September 21, 2011 issue that the ACLU is defending the right of Moslem cults to exercise prayer in public schools in San Diego....[view article]

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Netanyahu: Peace can't be forged through UN resolutions
- September 26, 2011

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the UN General Assembly on Friday, saying that despite popular perception, Israel and he himself want peace, but that peace "must be anchored in security" and cannot be forged by UN resolutions....[view article]

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Fragile U.S.-Pakistan Relations On Downward Spiral
NPR.org - September 26, 2011

The fragile and troubled relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan is on a deep, downward spiral. Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said last week that Pakistan's intelligence agency had a role in several high-profile attacks in Afghanistan, including the attack earlier this month on the U.S. embassy in Kabul....[view article]

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Freed hikers recount 2 years of 'lies and false hope'
CNN - September 26, 2011

New York (CNN) -- Safely back on American soil, freed Americans Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer on Sunday recounted their two years in "a world of lies and false hope" behind the walls of an Iranian prison....[view article]

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Africa - WORLD Libyan Rebels Say Mass Grave Found With Bodies of 1,270 Killed by Qaddafi
Fox News - September 26, 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya - A bone wrapped with rope and skull fragments scattered over a cactus-covered desert field are grim testament to a 1996 massacre of more than 1,200 prisoners by Muammar Qaddafi's regime....[view article]

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Freshman Suspended for Speaking Out Against Homos
ChristianPost.com - September 26, 2011

A freshman at Western Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas, was suspended Tuesday for making a truthful statement about his religious beliefs. Homosexuality is a sin (Romans 1)....[view article]

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One Child Policy!
Christian Newswire - September 26, 2011

In her testimony, Littlejohn raised the case of blind activist, Chen Guangcheng, who was arrested in 2006 for helping to expose the Chinese government's use of forced sterilization and abortions to enforce its "One Child Policy."...[view article]

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Obama making final push to blunt Palestinian bid
AP - Associated Press - September 21, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) - Scrambling to head off a diplomatic clash, Obama will publicly push for the Palestinians to drop a statehood bid when he addresses the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday....[view article]

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U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say
The Washington Post - September 21, 2011

The Obama administration is assembling a constellation of secret drone bases for counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula as part of a newly aggressive campaign to attack al-Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, U.S. officials said....[view article]

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Ex-Afghanistan president Burhanuddin Rabbani killed by Raghead 'turban bomb'
New York Daily News - September 21, 2011

The former president of Afghanistan - a major figure who was leading peace talks aimed at ending the war - was killed in his home Tuesday by a suicide attacker wearing an exploding turban.So that's what those things are for!...[view article]

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Nuclear terrorism may rise from Libyan, Syrian fallout
The Jerusalem Post - September 21, 2011

Iran is directly involved in activities related to the design and testing of nuclear weapons, head of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Shaul Chorev, warned on Tuesday in a speech at the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna....[view article]

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U.S. Hikers Released From Iranian Prison, Flown Out of Country
Fox News - September 21, 2011

TEHRAN - After more than two years in custody, the two American hikers jailed as spies in Iran were released on $1 million bail Wednesday and flown out of the country, the state's news agency reported....[view article]

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Palestinian Push for Statehood Jeopardizes Millions of Dollars in U.S. Aid
Fox News - September 19, 2011

Go ahead keep it up! The U.S. can then use the money to help real people in need, and stop the funding of terrorism and HAMAS at the same time....[view article]

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Prominent House Church Leader Zhang Rongliang Released Early from Prison
Christian Newswire - September 19, 2011

ZHENGZHOU, Henan, Sept. 17, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- One of the most prominent house church leaders in China, Zhang Rongliang (photo), has been released from prison nine months before the end of his prison sentence and allowed to return home, ChinaAid has learned....[view article]

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Rep. Walsh Urges Palestinian Authority to End Bid for Statehood at United Nations
Christian Newswire - September 19, 2011

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-08) urged the Palestinian Authority to drop its bid for unilateral recognition of Palestinian statehood at the United Nations. Palestinian Authority Leader Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly on September 23. Walsh has introduced H.Res. 394 to support Israel's right to annex Judea and Samaria in the event that the Palestinian Authority continues to push for this vote at the United Nations. It has...[view article]

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UK's Cameron urges Gadhafi, followers to 'give up'
My Way News - September 15, 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has sent a strong message to Moammar Gadhafi and his followers still waging war in Libya to "give up" the fight, warning that NATO's mission will continue "as long as it is necessary" to protect Libyans....[view article]

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Muammar Gaddafi in Libya, readying forces: spokesman
Reuters - September 14, 2011

(Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi is still in Libya and in good spirits, with a powerful army behind him, the ousted leader's spokesman said on Wednesday....[view article]

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PLO official: Palestinians, Israelis must be totally separated
Haaretz.com - September 14, 2011

Commenting on the subject of minority rights in the potential Palestinian state, PLO envoy to the U.S. says past experience shows the two people should be 'totally separated.'...[view article]

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NATO 'welcomes' Romania agreement to host U.S. interceptors
RIANOVOSTI - September 14, 2011

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has welcomed Romania's agreement to host missile interceptors as part of a new U.S. missile defense shield for Europe....[view article]

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Millions to Rally on International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Christian Newswire - September 13, 2011

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- As summer comes to an end and autumn approaches, Christians around the world are preparing for the 2011 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP)....[view article]

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Reports from Pakistan, Nigeria, Iran, Philippines and Kazakhstan
Voice of the Martyrs - September 8, 2011

1. Two Christians seriously injured for refusing Islam in PakistanSource: International Christian ConcernLiaqat Munawar, a Pakistani Christian, reported that his brother Ishfaq Munawar and his friend Naeem Masih were attacked by Pashtun youth in Karachi, Pakistan. Ishfaq and Naeem were travelling home from a church service when they were flagged down by a group of Pashtun youth. The youth questioned their identities and why they were travelling through the town. When they discovered Ishfaq and Naeem were...[view article]

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Gaddafi's chemical weapons spark renewed worries
The Washington Post - September 8, 2011

AL-AJELAT, Libya - Documents showing the shipment of thousands of gas masks and chemical-weapons protection suits to Moammar Gaddafi's remaining strongholds in the last weeks of his regime raised fresh concerns Wednesday about whether the deposed Libyan leader's forces could still have access to deadly mustard gas....[view article]

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In new audio, Gaddafi denies rumor he fled Libya
YNet News - September 8, 2011

VIDEO - From hiding, Muammar Gaddafi denied rumors he fled Libya, vowed never to leave the land of his ancestors and exhorted followers to keep fighting, according to an audio message broadcast Thursday on a loyalist TV channel....[view article]

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U.S. counterterror chief: Al Qaeda now on the ropes
Washington Times - September 1, 2011

In an Associated Press interview, Brennan said the death of Atiyah Abd al-Rahman in Pakistan's tribal areas last week was a "huge blow" to the group, damaging the network and keeping al Qaeda's leadership too busy trying to hide to plot new attacks. Al-Rahman reportedly was hit by a CIA drone strike....[view article]

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Son Denies Rebels' Claim That Qaddafi Is Cornered
The New York Times - September 1, 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya - A top official of Libya's transitional government said Wednesday that its fighters had cornered Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi in a desert redoubt 150 miles from the capital and were exhorting him to give up, in what would bring a sense of finality to the prolonged uprising that routed him and his family from Tripoli a week ago....[view article]

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Growing Persecution of Christians in Nigeria
Christian Newswire - September 1, 2011

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Moslem raghead extremists, along with members of the Nigerian army, allegedly killed 24 Christians during mid-August in Nigeria's Plateau state, according to Compass Direct News. On Monday in the city of Jos, CNN reported clashes between Moslem ragheads and Christians resulted in at least 20 deaths. There were also reports of injuries and burnt vehicles and shops....[view article]

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National privacy oversight board remains dormant
Washington Times - August 31, 2011

An independent oversight board recommended by the 9/11 Commission to ensure that national security policies do not infringe on Americans' civil liberties has remained dormant for years, raising concerns among watchdogs that a crucial Constitution safeguard does not exist....[view article]

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Security on rise nationwide for 9/11 anniversary
AP - Associated Press - August 31, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is escalating security around the country in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and conducting confidential briefings with state and local law enforcement organizations. But officials say there is no specific indication that a terror plot against the U.S. is under way....[view article]

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Jordanian opposition demands limits on king's powers
- August 31, 2011

Jordan's opposition Moslem Brotherhood movement on Sunday called for a curtailment of the king's powers and indicated it might boycott the next general elections if its demands were not met, dpa reported....[view article]

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Israel's 'Iron Dome' missile defense system hits 85% of targets
Washington Times - August 31, 2011

Israel's cutting-edge missile defense called Iron Dome scored an 85 percent success rate in knocking out rockets launched against Israel's southern cities in recent clashes with Gaza....[view article]

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ARMED CONFLICT RETURNS TO ISRAEL
- August 31, 2011

ARMED CONFLICT RETURNS TO ISRAEL By David Dolan   Major clashes broke out between Palestinian and Israeli armed forces in mid August, which many analysts say might portend fuller warfare looming on the horizon.  Sparked off by the worst Islamic terror attacks against Israeli citizens in several years, the clashes left scores dead and wounded on both sides.  The initial Palestinian terrorist assaults were launched from the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula by a militant Muslim group closely linked to the...[view article]

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'Radical Islam: What You Need to Know' Released Nationwide
Christian Newswire - August 31, 2011

DALLAS, Aug. 31, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Radical Islam: What You Need to Know," the latest book by author, educator and cultural apologist, Dr. Jim Denison, is now available at Christian bookstores and major bookseller websites across America....[view article]

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Missionary Finally Released from Prison
Christian Newswire - August 31, 2011

CARROLLTON, Texas, August 29, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Gospel for Asia-supported missionary Roshan Kuma was released from prison August 10 after a trial found him innocent of the charges brought against him. He served 17 long months after being falsely accused of working with the Maoists, an anti-government terrorist group....[view article]

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Poll: Most American Moslems satisfied with Obama
YNet News - August 31, 2011

This title should tell you all you need to know, but read the article for yourself....[view article]

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Suspected North Korean cyberattack on a bank raises fears for S. Korea, allies
The Washington Post - August 30, 2011

SEOUL - After nearly half of the servers for a South Korean bank crashed one day in April, investigators here found evidence indicating that they were dealing with a new kind of attack from an old rival: North Korea....[view article]

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Did U.S. forces mistakenly kill an Afghan journalist?
The Washington Post - August 29, 2011

In late July, a reporter for the BBC was at a television station in southern Afghanistan when it was attacked by suicide bombers. The reporter, Omaid Khpulwak, was killed....[view article]

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Researchers See Improvements in Breakaway Zeus Malware
PC World - August 25, 2011

A dangerous piece of malicious code responsible for stealing money from online bank accounts is being updated with new functions after its source code was leaked earlier this year, according to security researchers....[view article]

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Reports from Sudan, China, Vietnam and Iraq.
Voice of the Martyrs - August 25, 2011

1. Church building in ruins; hostilities grow in Sudan(Source: Compass Direct)More than seven months after Muslim extremists burned its church building, a Presbyterian Church of the Sudan (PCOS) congregation is still afraid to meet for worship. The Rev. Maubark Hamad said his church in Wad Madani has not been able to rebuild since the January 15 devastation due to the congregation's meagre resources. Christian sources said they are increasingly fearful as Muslim extremists pose more threats against...[view article]

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Photo by: Steve Linde US congressman: Israel owes Turkey no apology
The Jerusalem Post - August 25, 2011

Israel owes no apology to Turkey over the Mavi Marmara incident, and should not have issued any type of apology to Egypt over the killing of three security officers there, outspoken US Congressman Allen West (RFlorida) said in an interview with The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday....[view article]

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Tensions flare as barrage of rockets strikes southern Israel
Haaretz.com - August 25, 2011

Palestinians reported a total of seven people killed by IAF strikes in the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, including two leaders of the Islamic Jihad....[view article]

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Mentally Challenged Ahmadinejad: Iran is determined to eradicate Israel
Haaretz.com - August 25, 2011

Iranian president says those who are for humanity should also be for eradicating Israel, since the 'Zionist regime is a symbol of suppression and discrimination.'...[view article]

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Nuclear experts warn of Libya "dirty bomb" material
Reuters - August 24, 2011

(Reuters) - A research center near Tripoli has stocks of nuclear material that could be used to make a "dirty bomb," a former senior U.N. inspector said on Wednesday, warning of possible looting during turmoil in Libya....[view article]

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US Fears Gadhafi Could Unleash Chemical, Nuclear WMD on Rebels, NATO Read more on Newsmax.com: US Fears Gadhafi Could Unleash Chemical, Nuclear WMD on Rebels, NATO Important: Do You Support Pres. Oba
AP - Associated Press - August 24, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - No one can be sure who controls the Libyan government's weapons stockpiles, a stew of deadly chemicals, raw nuclear material and some 30,000 shoulder-fired rockets that officials fear could fall into terrorists' hands in the chaos of Moammar Gadhafi's downfall or afterward....[view article]

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Turkey mulls cutting economic ties
The Jerusalem Post - August 24, 2011

WASHINGTON - Turkey has informed the US that Israel's refusal to apologize for the IDF operation to thwart last year's Turkish flotilla bringing supplies to the Gaza Strip will not go unpunished....[view article]

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Chinese House Church Leaders Criminally Detained
Worthy News - August 24, 2011

BEIJING, CHINA (Worthy News)- Fifteen house church leaders from remote regions of China are being detained while local police attempt to extort money from their families for their release....[view article]

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VIDEO UPDAYE: Libyan rebels: Gadhafi compound under attack in Tripoli
CNN - August 23, 2011

What appeared to be a climactic showdown between rebel and government forces in Libya a day earlier dissolved into confusion and uncertainty about whether ruler Moammar Gadhafi's regime would fall anytime soon....[view article]

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Iran shows off new cruise missile
YNet News - August 23, 2011

Ahmadinejad unveils Ghader missile capable of destroying warships, with range of 124 miles...[view article]

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Iran shows off new cruise missile
YNet News - August 23, 2011

Ahmadinejad unveils Ghader missile capable of destroying warships, with range of 124 miles...[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Egypt, Uganda, China, Cuba and Iran
Voice of the Martyrs - August 22, 2011

1. Christian killed, others injured in mob attack in Egypt(Source: Compass Direct)A Christian was killed and several others were injured by a mob of Muslims who recently attacked the predominantly Christian village of Nazlet Faragallah in Al-Minya, Upper Egypt. The attack was reportedly sparked by an August 6 argument between a Muslim man and a Coptic Christian woman. The nature of the argument could not be confirmed, but several Christian men allegedly came to the aid of...[view article]

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Scared Mexicans try under-the-skin tracking devices
The Washington Post - August 22, 2011

QUERETARO, Mexico - Of all the strange circumstances surrounding the violent abduction last year of Diego Fernandez de Cevallos, the Mexican power broker and former presidential candidate known here as "Boss Diego," perhaps nothing was weirder than the mysterious tracking chip that the kidnappers allegedly cut from his body....[view article]

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Iran Moves Some Centrifuges to Underground Site
Fox News - August 22, 2011

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has moved some of its centrifuge machines to an underground enrichment site that offers better protection from possible airstrikes, the country's vice president said Monday....[view article]

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Israel and Hamas agree Gaza truce, officials say
BBC - August 22, 2011

Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group which governs the Gaza Strip, say they have agreed to a ceasefire after five days of violence....[view article]

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Indonesian Mayor Decides Churches Can't Be Built on Streets with Islamic Cult Names
Worthy News - August 22, 2011

BOGOR, INDONESIA (Worthy News)- Bogor's mayor has a new reason not to allow the Yasmin church to open: the name of the street on which it is built bears an Islamic cult name....[view article]

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Dutch Missionary Freed In Congo
Worthy News - August 22, 2011

KINSHASA/AMSTERDAM (Worthy News)- Congolese police have released detained Dutch missionary Bram Krol after pressure from the Netherlands, friends and colleagues confirmed....[view article]

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Slip-Up in Chinese Military TV Show Reveals More Than Intended
Worthy News - August 22, 2011

Chinese Military Slip-Up Reveals a program that sets up an attack on web ip addresses. This was not intended for public viewing....[view article]

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Extremists keeping food from Somalian Christians
OneNewsNow.com - August 22, 2011

An advocacy organization is calling for action from the international community in response to the humanitarian crisis in Somalia....[view article]

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21 House Church Leaders in Inner Mongolia, Ningixa Criminally Detained
Christian Newswire - August 22, 2011

WUHAI, Inner Mongolia, August 22, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Fifteen house church leaders from two remote regions of China have been in detention since mid-July as local police have tried to extort money from their families with promises of their release once the money has been paid and threats of labor camp sentences or criminal prosecution if it is not, ChinaAid has learned....[view article]

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Latest Terrorists: More White Americans
INFO Wars - August 18, 2011

New DHS video ignores previous controversy over deliberate racial overtones. Watch out for the whites! This is a hard question, but "Is this how Hussein Obama views whites in America?"...[view article]

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'Fast and Furious' weapons found at more violent crime scenes
Washington Times - August 18, 2011

Weapons purchased during the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives‘ controversial "Fast and Furious" undercover investigation, which included the sale to "straw buyers" of hundreds of AK-47 assault rifles, have turned up at a dozen violent crime scenes across the Southwest, the Justice Department told a Senate committee....[view article]

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Reports: Iran Seizes Thousands of Bibles; Destroys Church
Worthy News - August 18, 2011

Iranian authorities seized thousands of Bibles in north-west Iran and destroyed a church in the Islamic country's south-east as part of a wider crackdown on Christianity, Iranian Christians said in messages monitored by Worthy News....[view article]

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Christians assaulted while watching 'Jesus' film near former Bin Laden Safe House
Worthy News - August 18, 2011

ABBOTTABAD, PAKISTAN (Worthy News)- Christians watching a movie depicting the life of Christ were attacked by a mob of Muslims in a park near where Osama bin Laden was killed....[view article]

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Computer lab's Chinese-made parts raise spy concerns
Washington Times - August 17, 2011

A U.S. supercomputer laboratory engaged in classified military research concluded a recent deal involving Chinese-made components that is raising concerns in Congress about potential electronic espionage....[view article]

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The Mideast U.S. Officials: Syria Using Diplomats to Threaten Opposition Around the World
Fox News - August 17, 2011

Syria is taking its war against President Bashar al-Assad's political opponents global, using diplomats in Washington, London and elsewhere to track and intimidate expatriates who speak out against the Damascus regime, according to Syrian dissidents and U.S. officials....[view article]

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Somali Islamists Prevent Starving Christians From Receiving Food
Worthy News - August 17, 2011

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (Worthy News)- The latest famine in Somalia has resulted in thousands of deaths, but though aid is reaching some affected areas, Islamists of Al-Shabaab are controlling its distribution, preventing Christians from receiving food and causing many of them to starve....[view article]

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Moslem cult members attack Egyptian Copts; Again
Worthy News - August 17, 2011

CAIRO, EGYPT (Worthy News)- Moslem cult members attacked the Coptic Christians of Nazlet Faragallah village in Egypt's Minya province Sunday evening; the assault continued unabated into the following morning....[view article]

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Bomb squad called to John Boehner's office
Cincinnati.com - August 15, 2011

WEST CHESTER TWP. - West Chester police and the Butler County Sheriff's Bomb Squad detonated three suspicious briefcases found outside the door at the local office of House Speaker John Boehner Sunday morning, finding no explosives....[view article]

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Repressing the Internet, Western-Style
Wall Street Journal - August 15, 2011

Did the youthful rioters who roamed the streets of London, Manchester and other British cities expect to see their photos scrutinized by angry Internet users, keen to identify the miscreants?...[view article]

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'US concern grows over al-Qaida poison threat'
The Jerusalem Post - August 15, 2011

It said the apparent intent was to pack the poison around small explosives that could be exploded to disperse the ricin, a white powdery substance so deadly that a speck can kill if inhaled or taken into the bloodstream....[view article]

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Iraq Erupts: Bombings in a Dozen Cities Kill at Least 60 on Monday
CNS News - August 15, 2011

KUT, Iraq (AP) - Bomb blasts ripped through more than a dozen Iraqi cities Monday, killing 60 security forces and civilians in the worst attack this year, one that highlighted al-Qaida's resolve and ability to wreak havoc....[view article]

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UK: Ministers plan removal of rioters' benefits
FT - Financial Times - August 15, 2011

Ministers are drawing up controversial plans to remove benefits from those convicted of taking part in the riots that engulfed England last week, in a move Liberal Democrats and independent experts have condemned as counter-productive and overly expensive....[view article]

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Cyber recruits key part of NSA hiring blitz
Federal News Radio - August 15, 2011

The National Security Agency is on a hiring blitz. The cryptologic intelligence agency — home to the government's chief codemakers and breakers — announced its intention to hire as many as 3,000 people over the next two years, many of them cybersecurity experts....[view article]

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New flood of migrants flees Libya as Gadhafi promises 'martyr blood'
Deutsche Welle - August 15, 2011

Ten new boats full of North African migrants have arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa. Most have come from Libya, where rebel fighters and Gadhafi's forces continue their battle for control of the country....[view article]

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Cultic Al Qaeda Chief Urges Attacks on 'Criminal' America
Fox News - August 15, 2011

CAIRO - Al Qaeda's new cult leader called on his followers to continue to fight the United States despite the killing of Osama bin Laden, calling America a "criminal country" that has corrupted the world....[view article]

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WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News
WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News - August 15, 2011

“Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering.”   Psalms 26:1   _______________________________________________ * World Evangelical Alliance is a global ministry working with...[view article]

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Syrian forces storm town near Turkey border: resident
Hurriyey Daily News and Economic Review - August 11, 2011

Syrian armored forces on an offensive to crush popular unrest stormed an important town on the main highway in a northern province near the border with Turkey on Thursday and at least 100 people were arrested, a resident and local activists said....[view article]

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COMMENTARY: Will There Be War? - Adam Yashida
American Thinker - August 11, 2011

An American credit downgrade. Europe in turmoil. Israel menaced by an Iran with nuclear ambitions. Mexican drug cartels run amok. Chinese ghost cities....[view article]

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Obama's Iftar dinner remarks: "Islam has always been part of our American family"
POLITICO.com - August 11, 2011

Obama's Iftar dinner remarks: "Islam has always been part of our American family." This is a lie. The Marine Hymn words - "From the Halls of Montezuma to the shores of Triploli." We were at the shores of Tripoli fighting the Moslem hoards raiding our ships of trade in the Mediterranean Sea. That is what we share with the Moslem hoards, Obama - learn your history....[view article]

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Obama marks Ramadan with Iftar dinner
AP - Associated Press - August 10, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hussein Obama is hosting an Iftar dinner Wednesday evening to celebrate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan....[view article]

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Afghan president urges clerics to discourage turban bombs
The Gazette - August 10, 2011

In the last five weeks, suicide bombers have killed the mayor of Kandahar and a senior cleric in the city with small amounts of explosives hidden in their turbans. In both cases, the bombers grabbed their victims before triggering the explosives. So that's what those rags on top of their heads is all about! Good news is that they can each only do this once and the warrenty on their body is canceled....[view article]

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Defunding Planned Parenthood is Constitutional
Christian Newswire - August 10, 2011

CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- This week, the Thomas More Society filed a "friend of the court" brief available here in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on behalf of more than 60 members of the Indiana General Assembly, in opposition to Planned Parenthood's assertion that defunding abortion providers imposes an "unconstitutional condition" on physicians' alleged right to perform abortions....[view article]

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Syrian army 'resumes shelling Deir al-Zour'
BBC - August 8, 2011

The Syrian army is shelling the eastern city of Deir al-Zour for a second day, reports say, as regional pressure mounts on President Bashar al-Assad....[view article]

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Iran's rich eat ice cream flecked with gold as poor struggle to survive
The Washington Post - August 8, 2011

Tehran — Gold-flecked ice cream wasn’t part of the picture that Shiite Muslim clerics painted during the Iranian Revolution, when they promised to lift the poor by distributing the country’s vast oil income equally across society....[view article]

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Hackers infiltrate computer networks of thousands of companies
Jewish World Review - August 4, 2011

The hackers, who belong to a government-sanctioned group from either Eastern Europe or East Asia, not only broke in but remained embedded in the computer systems, quietly siphoning secret data for years, security analysts say....[view article]

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Yikes! Look who just endorsed Obama for 4 more years Read more: Yikes! Look who just endorsed Obama for 4 more years
WorldNetDaily - August 4, 2011

It may be early in the campaign season, but the Communist Party USA already has seen fit to endorse Barack Obama for the 2012 election. Marxists see the value in one of their own....[view article]

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Debt Deal Is A Blank Check
Forbes.com - August 4, 2011

By supposedly compromising to raise the debt ceiling, Congress and Obama have now paved the way for ever higher levels of federal spending. Although the nation was spared the trauma of borrowing restrictions, the actual risk of default existed solely in the minds of Washington politicians....[view article]

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Emergency Hearing on Sudan… Ethnic Cleansing, Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan
Christian Newswire - August 4, 2011

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ethnic cleansing and a new humanitarian crisis in Sudan will be the topic of a congressional hearing Thursday to be held by Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04), chairman of the House congressional panel that oversees international human rights and African issues....[view article]

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Stop the Islamization of America: A Veteran Freedom Fighter's Groundbreaking Guide to Defending Our Nation
Christian Newswire - August 4, 2011

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Every day in America, Islamic supremacists are growing more aggressive, demanding ever more accommodation of Islamic principles and practices that contradict American freedoms....[view article]

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Persecution Reports from Saudi Arabia, China, Tanzania and Uzbekistan.
Voice of the Martyrs - August 4, 2011

1. Update: Indian Christians released from prison in Saudi Arabia(Source: BosNewsLife)Two Indian Christians -- Vasantha Sekhar Vara, 28, and Nese Yohan, 31 -- have been released from prison in Saudi Arabia. They were arrested and charged with proselytizing in January 2011 after officials raided their house church of mainly Indian expat workers (for more information, please visit www.persecution.net/sa-2011-03-24.htm). Vara was pressured to convert to Islam in prison, but he refused. The men were deported to India on...[view article]

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Governments, IOC and UN hit by massive cyber attack
BBC - August 3, 2011

IT security firm McAfee claims to have uncovered one of the largest ever series of cyber attacks....[view article]

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VIDEO: Palin: If Tea Partiers Were Terrorists, Obama Would Pal Around With Us
Real Clear Politics - August 3, 2011

Fmr. Gov. Sarah Palin responds to a report that  Joe Biden said Tea Party Republicans were "terrorists" during a closed-door meeting with Congressional Democrats about the debt compromise. The real terrorist is Obama. He has destroyed more in two years than anyone walking on the planet....[view article]

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McAfee Warns of Massive 5-Year Hacking Plot
PC World - August 3, 2011

Every company in every conceivable industry is compromised by hackers - or will be­ shortly - according to a report from McAfee, a major maker of cybersecurity software....[view article]

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Massive Global Cyberattack Targeting U.S., U.N. Discovered; Experts Blame China
Fox News - August 3, 2011

The world's most extensive case of cyber-espionage, including attacks on U.S. government and U.N. computers, was revealed Wednesday by online security firm McAfee, and analysts are speculating that China is behind the attacks....[view article]

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China blames Muslim extremists for attack in Xinjiang
Reuters - August 1, 2011

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday that Islamic militants had mounted an attack that left 11 people dead in the restive western region of Xinjiang, which announced a crackdown on "illegal" religious activities at the start of the Muslim fasting month....[view article]

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LEARN Distributes 3,000 'MAAFA 21' DVDs at NAACP Convention in Los Angeles
Christian Newswire - August 1, 2011

MAAFA 21 is a dynamic production produced by Mark Crutcher of Life Dynamics. It chronologies the history of abortion in America and the deliberate and systematic targeting of the African American community. The film also highlights the racist agenda of Planned Parenthood. Obama is a big abortion advocate!...[view article]

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Goal: Bringing end to Gov. Brown's 'Nazi state'
OneNewsNow.com - August 1, 2011

The group, Stop SB 48, consists of conservatives and pro-family groups that want to repeal the law signed by Governor Jerry Brown that mandates pro-LGBT instruction for children of all ages in California's schools, including charter schools. The group wants to place the repeal on the ballot for June 2012, but it must collect 505,000 signatures within 90 days to do so....[view article]

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Palestinian independence plans will not succeed
Deutsche Welle - July 28, 2011

The United Nations Security Council began discussions on the Middle East on Tuesday, including the Palestinian proposal for acceptance as a full UN member. The Palestinians hope to achieve a UN General Assembly resolution in September, recognizing Palestine within the pre-1967 war borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital....[view article]

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America's power grid too vulnerable to cyberattack, US report warns
Jewish World Review - July 28, 2011

America's power grid remains vulnerable to cyberattack, a result of sluggish implementation of weak computer security standards and insufficient federal oversight, says a tough new report from the US Department of Energy Inspector General....[view article]

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NSA Lawyer Questioned Over Cellphone Location Tracking of Americans
Wall Street Journal - July 27, 2011

Is the government using cellular data to track Americans as they move around the U.S.? According to the general counsel of the National Security Agency, it may have that authority. Matthew Olsen, who is currently at the NSA and has been nominated to lead the National Counterterrorism Center, discussed the possibility at a confirmation hearing Tuesday morning in the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence....[view article]

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ATF agents denounce rogue guns transfers
Washington Times - July 27, 2011

ATF field agents working in Mexico broke ranks with their supervisors Tuesday during a rancorous five-hour House committee hearing, saying they were kept in the dark about a controversial undercover operation in which hundreds of guns ended up in the hands of Mexican drug cartels....[view article]

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Classified report: Russia tied to blast at U.S. embassy
Washington Times - July 27, 2011

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in a classified report late last year that Russia's military intelligence was responsible for a bomb blast that occurred at an exterior wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia, in September....[view article]

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Crown of Life - Persecution Update
OneMillionPraying.org - July 26, 2011

Wow!  An amazing "nothing" happened this week!  We have not seen anything like it in the 4 years our community of Believers has been praying for the Persecuted Church. Three weeks after signing up over 2000 more Believers to pray for the Persecuted Church, there were no significant incidents of persecution of Christians reported in the last week or so.  No reports of Believers...[view article]

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Liberal media poll confirms Obama's backing of 'Arab Spring' portends trouble for the West
Jewish World Review - July 25, 2011

An incredibly diffuse set of nascent political parties -- more than a dozen registered some support in our survey -- spells opportunity for the Brotherhood, whose Freedom and Justice Party scored a plurality of support (17 percent)....[view article]

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Israeli sources: Arab Spring let Palestinians ramp up Gaza arms smuggling
Haaretz.com - July 25, 2011

The revolutions in the Arab world, especially the Egyptian security forces' diminished control in the Sinai, have allowed the Palestinians to exponentially increase their weapons smuggling into the Gaza Strip, senior defense officials say....[view article]

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House Church Alliance's No. 2 Sentenced to Labor Camp
Christian Newswire - July 25, 2011

SUQIAN CITY, Jiangsu -- In a further sign of the intensifying crackdown on China's unregistered house churches, the deputy chairman of the Chinese House Church Alliance has been given a two-year labor camp sentence, ChinaAid has learned....[view article]

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Israel Intercepts Boat Carrying Weapons on Dead Sea
AP - Associated Press - July 25, 2011

JERUSALEM - Israeli security forces intercepted a boat Monday on the Dead Sea carrying assault rifles and ammunition from Jordan, Israeli authorities said....[view article]

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Reports from Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Laos
Voice of the Martyrs - July 21, 2011

1. Update: Court re-examining case of Iranian pastor sentenced to death(Source: VOM contacts)In early July, it was reported that the case of Youcef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor sentenced to death for leaving Islam, (see www.persecution.net/ir-2011-07-07.htm for more information) was being returned to a lower Iranian court. In recent days it was learned that his lawyer has finally received the written confirmation of the ruling from the Supreme Court. According to one source, the Supreme Court has agreed...[view article]

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Cain's mosque remarks seconded
OneNewsNow.com - July 21, 2011

An expert on terrorism says Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was right on the mark in his concerns about the construction of a mega-mosque in Tennessee....[view article]

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House bill to limit aid to Pakistan, Palestinians
AP - Associated Press - July 19, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - A House panel unveiled a bill Monday that would block U.S. aid to Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority unless the Obama administration reassures Congress that they are cooperating in the worldwide fight against terrorism....[view article]

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Israeli minister says Palestinians losing UN bid
AP - Associated Press - July 19, 2011

JERUSALEM - International support for a planned Palestinian declaration of independence at the U.N. in September is waning, in large part because of intense Israeli lobbying against the initiative, a senior Israeli diplomat claimed Monday....[view article]

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At Least 40 Killed in Mexico in 24 Hours in Suspected Drug Cartel Attacks
Fox News - July 10, 2011

MEXICO CITY - Mexican officials blamed turf wars between some of the country's most brutal drug cartels for a wave of violence across the nation that killed more than 40 people in three attacks, including 21 people massacred in a night club in the northern business capital of Monterrey, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday....[view article]

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U.S. drone targets two leaders of Somali group allied with al-Qaeda, official says
The Washington Post - June 30, 2011

A U.S. drone aircraft fired on two leaders of a militant Somali organization tied to al-Qaeda, apparently wounding them, a senior U.S. military official familiar with the operation said Wednesday....[view article]

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Riyadh will build nuclear weapons if Iran gets them, Saudi prince warns
Guardian - June 30, 2011

A senior Saudi Arabian diplomat and member of the ruling royal family has raised the spectre of nuclear conflict in the Middle East if Iran comes close to developing a nuclear weapon....[view article]

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Russia: Iran Bushehr nuke plant likely running by August
The Jerusalem Post - June 30, 2011

MOSCOW - Iran's Russian-built nuclear power plant is likely to become fully operational in early August, Russian news agencies quoted a senior diplomat as saying on Monday....[view article]

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'Israel warns Assad: Attack us, we'll hit you personally'
The Jerusalem Post - June 30, 2011

Israel sent a message to Syrian President Bashar Assad in recent days, warning him that if he started a war with the Jewish state in order to divert attention from domestic problems, Israel will target him personally, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Tuesday....[view article]

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PM: Iron Dome system crucial to peace with Palestinians
The Jerusalem Post - June 30, 2011

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is starting to prepare for US help in purchasing additional Iron Dome anti-missile batteries, bringing the issue up on Wednesday during a meeting with three key Democratic congressmen....[view article]

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Are subs, not the planes, the best way for Israel to counter Iran?
Haaretz.com - June 30, 2011

Most experts interpreted former Mossad chief Meir Dagan's warnings against an Israeli attack on Iran as being aimed first and foremost at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak. But there are those who see things a bit differently....[view article]

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Reports from Iran, Sudan, Nigeria, China and Uzbekistan
Voice of the Martyrs - June 30, 2011

1. Update: Iranian pastor's death sentence upheld(Sources: Present Truth Ministries, VOM sources)The death sentence of Youcef Nardarkhani, an Iranian pastor convicted of apostasy, has been upheld and confirmed by the Iranian Supreme Court. Pastor Youcef, a leader in the Full Gospel "Church of Iran" network, was arrested and imprisoned in October 2009 after protesting a decision by the government requiring that his son study the Qur'an (see www.persecution.net/ir-2010-12-09.htm for more). In September, Iran's 11th Circuit Criminal Court...[view article]

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China Persecution Persists: Shouwang Church Member Working for Renowned Christian Group 'World Vision' Faces Job Dismissal
Christian Newswire - June 30, 2011

BEIJING, June 29, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a disturbing new development in the 12-week long Shouwang Church clash with Chinese authorities, a church member who is employed by the world-renowned U.S.-based Christian humanitarian group World Vision is facing dismissal for her participation in Shouwang's outdoor worship attempts, ChinaAid has learned....[view article]

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'Hate speech' -- tool to 'silence the powerless'
OneNewsNow.com - June 30, 2011

A terrorism expert and critic of Islam is pleased that a Dutch politician has been exonerated for his comments about the evil cult of Islam....[view article]

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U.S. recognizes his Moslem Brotherhood
POLITICO.com - June 30, 2011

Obama has decided to formally resume contact with Egypt's terrorist Moslem Brotherhood group - which does not recognize Israel - in a move that could further alienate some Jewish voters already skeptical of Obama, it was reported. [Jewish leaders - please take note!]...[view article]

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Teens in a mob assault and rob Center City patrons
- June 29, 2011

The two young women were sitting at a window table inside the Max Brenner restaurant on 15th Street, near Walnut, sharing chocolate fondue after some shopping....[view article]

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Iran Conducting Secret Nuclear Missile Tests, UK Secretary Says
Fox News - June 29, 2011

LONDON -- Iran has conducted covert tests of ballistic missiles in addition to a 10-day program of public military maneuvers, Britain alleged on Wednesday....[view article]

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Iran denies it threatened Turkey, slams Western media
Today's Zaman - June 29, 2011

Iran has denied claims that it threatened to hit NATO bases in Turkey, accusing the Western media of trying to spread false information....[view article]

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U.S., NATO Forces Battle Attackers in Afghanistan Hotel Raid
Fox News - June 29, 2011

Suicide attackers stormed a popular Western-style hotel in Afghanistan on Tuesday, setting off explosions and exchanging gunfire with Afghan authorities for hours until NATO helicopters took out three of the remaining gunmen....[view article]

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Gates confirms talks with Taliban
Washington Times - June 20, 2011

Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates confirmed Sunday that the U.S. State Department is talking directly with the Taliban....[view article]

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Iran successfully launches second satellite into orbit
Haaretz.com - June 16, 2011

The terrorist supporting state of Iran has successfully launched a second domestically-built satellite into orbit, Iran's Arabic language al-Alam television reported on Wednesday....[view article]

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Reports from Sudan, India, Azerbaijan and Yemen.
Voice of the Martyrs - June 16, 2011

Reports from Sudan, India, Azerbaijan and Yemen.1. Sudan approaching independence for the South (Source: Middle East Concern)Sudanese Christians request continued prayer as the North and South prepare to separate on July 9, in accordance with a referendum held in January (see www.persecution.net/sd-2011-01-27.htm for more). Alarming developments include the North's intention to implement Shariah, or Islamic law, more strictly, potentially reducing the limited freedoms given to Christians and other non-Muslims. There is also fear that, with many...[view article]

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Zawahiri succeeds bin Laden, US vows to hunt him down
AFP - June 16, 2011

Al-Qaeda on Thursday named Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri to succeed slain leader Osama bin Laden and the United States promptly vowed to kill him just like his predecessor [pork bullet target]....[view article]

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Some Ethnic Cleansing in Sudan Before the South Declares Independence
- June 16, 2011

Sudan strategy - 60,000 Christians have already fled - Goal: Keep Christian south from oil revenue capture by the Islamic cult in the North....[view article]

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Sudan's South Kordofan: 'Huge suffering from bombs'
BBC - June 14, 2011

The UN has accused the Sudanese government of carrying out an "intensive bombing campaign" near the north-south border....[view article]

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VIDEO: Archbishop fears for Christians in Middle East
BBC - June 14, 2011

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that he fears for Christians in the Middle East after months of unrest during and after the Arab Spring....[view article]

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Syria Faces UN Security Council Over Alleged Atomic-Weapon Work
Bloomberg - June 9, 2011

June 8 (Bloomberg) -- Syria faces a referral to the United Nations Security Council over a site, destroyed in a 2007 Israeli raid, that the U.S. says was a clandestine nuclear plant designed to build weapons....[view article]

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World's most Powerful Group Meets in St Moritz
Turkish Weekly - June 9, 2011

The Bilderberg Group, a controversial invitation-only gathering of the world's power brokers, is set to meet in the Swiss resort of St Moritz on Thursday....[view article]

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Taliban Attacks Kill at Least 24 in Pakistan
Fox News - June 9, 2011

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Taliban fighters stormed a checkpoint, killing eight Pakistani soldiers in an Afghan border region that the army previously said it had cleared of insurgents, while two bomb attacks on Thursday elsewhere in the northwest killed six civilians, officials said....[view article]

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Iran Says It Will Lift Output of Uranium
Wall Street Journal - June 9, 2011

VIENNA  -  Iran announced it would enrich nuclear fuel at an underground facility whose function had been secret until 2009, boosting its production of enriched uranium in spite of U.N. sanctions over its refusal to halt the enrichment program....[view article]

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Iran says no offer can stop it enriching uranium
Reuters - June 8, 2011

TEHRAN (Reuters) - No offer from world powers can persuade Iran to stop enriching uranium, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday, dismissing the key demand of countries that fear Tehran is developing nuclear weapons....[view article]

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North Korea reportedly test-fires missiles
CNN - June 8, 2011

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- North Korea test-fired a short-range missile off its western coast in the middle of last week, according to Yonhap News Agency....[view article]

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US: Syria 'clearly' inciting Israel border protests
Reuters - June 8, 2011

(Reuters) - The United States said on Monday that Syria was "clearly" behind lethal confrontations between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters along the once-quiet ceasefire line between the two countries and that Israel has a right to defend itself....[view article]

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Syria warns of more marches on Israeli border
AP - Associated Press - June 7, 2011

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A Syrian government newspaper said Tuesday that more Syrians and Palestinians plan to march to the Israeli border, warning Israel the day will come when hundreds of thousands of refugees return to their occupied villages. Question: Will Syria pay each a $1,000 to do this march again - those that made it back across the barbed wire DMZ that is?...[view article]

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Gmail Hack Targeted White House
Wall Street Journal - June 3, 2011

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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'Muslim Brothers using mosques as party branches'
The Jerusalem Post - June 1, 2011

The cult led, Muslim Brotherhood, in Egypt is using mosques as the headquarters of its party branches, and the organization is gradually seeking to create a Shari'a-based state, former Mossad chief Shabtai Shavit warned on Tuesday, during a conference on the internet's role in recent upheavals in the Arab world in Tel Aviv....[view article]

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Analysis: Could a cyber war turn into a real one for the U.S.?
Reuters - June 1, 2011

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is warning that a cyber attack -- presumably if it is devastating enough -- could result in real-world military retaliation....[view article]

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Iranian Moslem cult cleric: Killing Israeli children OK
YNet News - June 1, 2011

Iranian Ayatollah endorses evil: Radical religious cleric known as President Ahmadinejad's spiritual mentor says attacks on Israeli civilians permissible, suicide bombings a Muslim duty....[view article]

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WEA Religoius Liberty Prayer for Persecuted
WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News - June 1, 2011

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News* 1st June, 2011       “All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.” Psalms 25:10   _______________________________________________ * World Evangelical Alliance is a global ministry working with local churches around the world...[view article]

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Pakistani who exposed al Qaeda cell found slain
Washington Times - June 1, 2011

A Pakistani journalist who wrote last week about the suspected infiltration of Pakistan's navy by al Qaeda terrorists was found dead Tuesday, two days after he went missing in Islamabad....[view article]

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Iran's Parliament Votes to Send Ahmadinejad to Court
Fox News - June 1, 2011

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's parliament voted on Wednesday in favor of taking Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to court over what lawmakers say is a violation of the country's constitution stemming from the his move last month to declare himself caretaker oil minister....[view article]

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PM: Divided J'lem 'suffocates,' united J'lem 'blossoms'
The Jerusalem Post - June 1, 2011

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu emphasized the importance of Jerusalem's unity during a special Knesset plenum session on Wednesday, Jerusalem Day....[view article]

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News From Sudan
OneMillionPraying.org - May 31, 2011

The apostle Paul wrote in Gal 6:17, "Finally, let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus." (NIV) Do you show the marks of Jesus on your body? We so desire to be perfect and beautiful, but many times it is the scars and bruises...[view article]

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Netanyahu says pre-1967 borders are indefensible
The Washington Post - May 26, 2011

He noted that Holland and Belgium have "indefensible borders" and in the past have been susceptible to invasion. "But that doesn't matter now because they have no external enemy," he said....[view article]

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Reports from Algeria, Colombia, Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt and Azerbaijan.
Voice of the Martyrs - May 26, 2011

1. Seven Algerian churches ordered to close(Source: Middle East Concern) On May 22, the Governor of Bejaia informed the President of the Protestant Church of Algeria (EPA) that the seven churches in that province must close down because they do not comply with an ordinance from 2006 which regulates the exercise of religions other than Islam. The EPA churches cannot currently comply with these regulations because the Ministries of Interior and Religious Affairs have delayed responding to the EPA's application...[view article]

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US diplomats told to leave Yemen
Guardian - May 26, 2011

The US has ordered all non-essential diplomats to leave Yemen and urged all Americans there to depart as security conditions deteriorate, with the country's embattled leader refusing to step down....[view article]

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Roadside bomb kills 7 US troops in Afghan south
MSNBC - May 26, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan - Seven U.S. troops were killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Thursday in the worst single incident involving foreign troops in a month....[view article]

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Yemen's president vows no retreat as battles rages
AP - Associated Press - May 25, 2011

SANAA, Yemen, (AP) - Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh issued messages of hard-line defiance Wednesday even as intense battles raged in the heart of the capital for a third day, saying he will not step down or allow the country to become a "failed state."...[view article]

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Democrats join Republicans in questioning Clueless Obama's policy on Israel
The Washington Post - May 25, 2011

Top Democrats have joined a number of Republicans in challenging Moslem HAMAS loving Obama’s policy toward Israel, further exposing rifts that the White House and its allies will seek to mend before next year’s election....[view article]

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Persecution in Iran and China
OneMillionPraying.org - May 25, 2011

Oh, the power of our God to answer our prayers for our Persecuted Family! We have 3 more cases this week of God hearing and answering our prayers for BLU!  Your prayers are having a great impact. In Iran, a judge acquitted 11 Christians who had been arrested in April and charged with "action against the order of the country" for their...[view article]

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Palestinian Protestors in Cornerstone Church/San Antonio
- May 24, 2011

Sunday morning, May 15, 2011, at Cornerstone Church in San Antonio a day was set aside to express our sappreciation for the State of Israel and the Jewish people. Hundreds of churches across America and around the world joined us as we stood in solidarity with Israel in this time of crisis. What I didn't know was that eleven anti-Israel protesters came to our 11:00 am worship service pretending to be worshippers. They sat in different sections of the church;...[view article]

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Pakistan: Troops end attack on Karachi naval air base
BBC - May 23, 2011

Pakistani troops have ended a siege by militants who attacked a naval base in the city of Karachi. The troops are now said to be "mopping up" after the raid, which has left 10 soldiers and at least three attackers dead....[view article]

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VIDEO: Oliver North: Obama's Mideast Tack 'Deadly Mistake'
Newsmax.com - May 23, 2011

Obama's prescription for peace in the Middle East could be a deadly mistake for the United States, retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North tells Newsmax.TV....[view article]

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Obama's great gift to the Palestinians
- May 23, 2011

Barack Obama to Israel: Drop dead. He announced Thursday that a Palestinian state, soon to be decreed by the United Nations General Assembly, must be drawn to 1967 borders. This tells the Palestinians and their Arab allies and enablers that events do not have to have consequences....[view article]

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Charles Krauthammer: The news in Obama's speech
Jewish World Review - May 23, 2011

Charles Krauthammer: Herewith Obama’s Middle East speech, annotated......[view article]

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Obama rejects controversy over his stance on Middle East peace talks
CNN - May 23, 2011

Washington (CNN) -- Obama said Sunday that any controversy over his remarks last week that Israel-Palestinian negotiations should start from pre-1967 borders and include land swaps was "not based in substance."...[view article]

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Dore Gold: Israel's 1967 Borders Aren't Defensible
Wall Street Journal - May 23, 2011

It's no secret that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas plans to lobby the U.N. General Assembly this September for a resolution that will predetermine the results of any Israeli-Palestinian negotiations on borders....[view article]

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Opinion: Iran is Building a Secret Missile Installation in Venezuela
Fox News - May 18, 2011

In November of last year, the German daily Die Welt reported that a secret agreement between the Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez, and his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, had been signed....[view article]

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Report: Iran Building Rocket Bases in Venezuela
Newsmax.com - May 18, 2011

BERLIN - The Iranian government is moving forward with the construction of rocket launch bases in Venezuela, according to the German daily Die Welt....[view article]

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Syrian refugees describe gangs fomenting sectarian strife
Christian Science Monitor - May 18, 2011

Syrian refugees who fled across the Lebanese border today say a sectarian war has emerged, as gangs affiliated with President Assad's minority Alawite sect arrest and kill Sunnis....[view article]

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Israel blocks anti-war activists' ship from Gaza
AP - Associated Press - May 16, 2011

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military on Monday blocked a Malaysian anti-war group's ship from reaching the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip....[view article]

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Pakistan Taliban claims responsibility for Saudi diplomat killing
- May 16, 2011

Pakistan's Al Qaida-linked Taliban said on Monday they killed a Saudi Arabian diplomat in the Pakistani city of Karachi....[view article]

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Deadly Mideast clashes add to regional turmoil
Daily News and Economic Review - May 16, 2011

Israeli troops open fire to Arab protesters along three different borders, leaving at least 12 people dead and hundreds wounded in a mass show of mourning over the 1948 creation of Israel....[view article]

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US drone attacks kill nine in NWA
- May 16, 2011

MIRANSHAH: Two US drone strikes targeting a militant compound and a vehicle in Pakistan's lawless tribal district of North Waziristan killed at least nine people on Monday, officials said....[view article]

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Romney: As first act, out with ObamaCare
USA TODAY - May 12, 2011

We have taken a turn for the worse with ObamaCare, with its high taxes and vastly expanded federal control over our lives. I believe the better course is to empower the states to determine their own health care futures....[view article]

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White House set to unveil cyber plan
AP - Associated Press - May 12, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Thursday is expected to unveil its proposal to enhance the nation's cybersecurity, laying out plans to require industry to better protect systems that run critical infrastructure like the electrical grid, financial systems and nuclear power plants....[view article]

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John Demjanjuk guilty of Nazi death camp murders
BBC - May 12, 2011

A German court has found John Demjanjuk guilty of helping to murder more than 28,000 Jews at a Nazi death camp in World War II....[view article]

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Officials: Bin Laden eyed small cities as targets
AP - Associated Press - May 12, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - Though hunted and in hiding, Osama bin Laden remained the driving force behind every recent al-Qaida terror plot, U.S. officials say, citing his private journal and other documents recovered in last week's raid....[view article]

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Why Don't We Hear About Soros' Ties to Over 30 Major News Organizations?
Fox News - May 12, 2011

When liberal investor George Soros gave $1.8 million to National Public Radio, it became part of the firestorm of controversy that jeopardized NPR’s federal funding....[view article]

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Senator Inhofe views bin Laden death photos, calls for their release
- May 12, 2011

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe on Wednesday viewed the death photos of Osama bin Laden and once again called on Obama to release at least some of them to the public....[view article]

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VIDEO: Shariamerica: Islam, Obama, and the Establishment Clause
YouTube.com - May 12, 2011

This video speaks for itself....[view article]

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Reports from Nigeria, Syria, Pakistan, Egypt and China
Voice of the Martyrs - May 12, 2011

1. Muslim attackers kill 17 Nigerian Christians(Source: VOM)Kurume Dodo, a Christian settlement in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi state witnessed a horrific attack by Fulani Muslims on May 5. Villagers were ambushed by their attackers who came in large numbers with various weapons, unleashing their attack on both the young and old. Seventeen Christians were killed. As a result, many Christians in Kurume Dodo have deserted their homes and taken refuge in neighbouring villages.Hundreds...[view article]

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Egyptian Christians Occupy Cairo Square to Protest Religious Violence
VOA News - May 9, 2011

Thousands of Coptic Christians protesting Egypt's latest round of deadly sectarian violence are calling for the removal of the country's top military ruler, and are vowing not to leave a sit-in outside the state television building in Cairo....[view article]

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Pakistan-U.S. Rift Widens
Wall Street Journal - May 9, 2011

Pakistani media aired the name of a man they said is the Central Intelligence Agency's station chief, prompting questions about whether the Pakistani government tried to out a CIA operative in the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden....[view article]

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Israel 'to invest $1 bn' in Iron Dome missile system
Breitbart - May 9, 2011

Israel plans to invest $1 billion in the development and production of batteries for its Iron Dome rocket interception system, a top Israeli defence official said in an interview published Monday....[view article]

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Iran doing final pre-start tests at nuclear plant
Reuters - May 9, 2011

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran is conducting final tests at its first nuclear power plant and it is expected to start generating electricity in the next two months, Iranian media said on Monday....[view article]

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Without bin Laden, Taliban may talk peace
Washington Times - May 9, 2011

Osama bin Laden's death in a U.S. commando raid could shock Taliban militants, who once sheltered the al Qaeda leader, into peace talks with the Afghan government, according to Afghanistan's ambassador in Washington....[view article]

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Pakistani Media Reportedly Outs CIA Chief
Fox News - May 9, 2011

The U.S. is investigating why Pakistani media broadcast the name of a man they said is the CIA's Islamabad station chief and if it was an attempt to out the agent following the killing of Osama bin Laden....[view article]

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Intelligence Officials: More Warnings of al-Qaida Terror Plots Coming
Newsmax.com - May 9, 2011

The FBI Laboratory has custody of the more than 100 items seized in the raid of Osama bin Laden's compound, and clues from this material will likely lead to warnings of more al-Qaida plots, intelligence officials tell Newsmax....[view article]

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US says it wants access to bin Laden widows
NBC News - May 9, 2011

ISLAMABAD - The United States wants access to Osama bin Laden's three widows and any intelligence material its commandos left behind at the al-Qaida leader's compound, a top American official said in comments broadcast Sunday that could add a fresh sticking point in already frayed ties with Pakistan....[view article]

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Egypt promises justice after Copts and Muslims clash in Cairo
Guardian - May 9, 2011

Egypt's transitional government moved quickly to defuse tensions after Muslim-Christian clashes in Cairo left 12 dead and cast a cloud over hopes for peaceful post-revolutionary change....[view article]

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COMMENTARY: Why Pakistan knew it could hide Osama
Jewish World Review - May 9, 2011

As my old friends at The Spectator in London pointed out Monday morning, I scooped the entire planet in breaking the news of Osama bin Laden's death: "Osama bin Laden is dead, says Mark Steyn."...[view article]

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Pakistan Vows to Attack Any Future US Raid
Newsmax.com - May 9, 2011

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has warned the United States against further incursions into his country following the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, saying that future strikes would be met with "full force."...[view article]

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U.S. issues warning, violence grows across Afghanistan
Reuters - May 9, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. officials in Kabul said on Monday the movements of staff in parts of Afghanistan's volatile south were being restricted, warning of more attacks after a two-day siege came to a bloody end and insurgents killed at l