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U.S. Lifts Ban on Attack Helicopters for Egypt

BY Bill Gertz:

The Obama administration has reversed course and will send Egypt new Apache attack helicopters that were urgently requested by Cairo in March to counter the growing threat from al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula. 383 more words

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All parties in Syria blocking aid, say Ban Ki-moon

The UN says that about 3.5 million people are estimated to need aid in hard-to-reach areas of Syria
The UN Secretary General has accused all parties in Syria’s civil war of “flagrant violations” of international law over the delivery of aid.
Ban Ki-moon urged the Security…

The Trouble with Gaza

by Yaakov Lappin  April 24, 2014 at 4:00 am

A Hamas military parade in Gaza.

The trouble for Hamas is that it is not alone. With the aid of Iranian funds and training, …

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Syria was sooooooo last year!

Despite entering their third year of civil war many Syrians are starting to look drab, unwashed and unloved in comparison to fashionable parts of crisis-torn Eastern Europe. 339 more words

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Secret American base in Libya reportedly seized by jihadists

A secret base in Libya that has reportedly been used up until recently by United States special operations forces may have been taken over by local militants linked to Al-Qaeda, a new report suggests.The Daily Beast’s Eli Lake claims that a team led by longtime Al-Qaeda affiliate Ibrahim Ali Abu Bakr Tantoush has seized a base 27 kilometers west of Tripoli that was established by the US in the summer of 2012  105 more words

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US sends small number of advanced weapons to Syrian rebels

The US and Saudi Arabia have supplied Syrian rebel groups with a small number of advanced American antitank missiles for the first time in a pilot program that could lead to larger flows of sophisticated weaponry, people briefed on the effort said.

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Top Al Qaeda commander relocates to Syria

Fox News, By Catherine Herridge:

A member of Al Qaeda’s senior leadership, Sanafi al Nasr, has relocated to Syria, where he is living openly and publicly courts his followers on twitter, according to counter-terrorism analysts and social media messages. 597 more words

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