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Mohamed Soltan, American Citizen, Sentenced To Life In Prison In Egypt For Role In Muslim Brotherhood

NBC News: An Egyptian court has sentenced a 27-year-old American citizen to life in prison.

Mohamed Soltan, a graduate of Ohio State University, was arrested in 2013 after Egyptian security forces stormed a sit-in protest of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. 78 more words

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During the fiercest period of the Rhodesian Bush War, the war two Air Rhodesia passenger aircraft, laden with civilians including women and children, were shot down from the sky whilst en route to Salisbury, Rhodesia. 310 more words

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Shiite rebels fire on protesters in south Yemen, killing 6

SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Shiite rebels fired bullets and tear gas Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters demanding they withdraw from a southwestern province, killing six demonstrators, wounding scores more and escalating tensions in a country on the verge of civil war. 777 more words

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Gunmen kill at least 20 at museum in Tunisian capital

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a major museum in Tunisia’s capital, killing at least 20 people, mostly foreigners, in one of the worst attacks in this struggling North African democracy that depends heavily on tourism. 2,537 more words

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Women Warriors

Some Muslim societies may have some issues with certain roles of women in them, but many more do not.  Today, I’d like to highlight women in the security forces.   499 more words

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NATO to beef up response force on Russian actions in Ukraine

WATCH: There’s high-level shuttle diplomacy happening in Eastern Europe, as tensions flare again between Ukraine and Russia. As Eric Sorensen reports, if a diplomatic deal can’t be reached soon, it’s feared the next step is a much wider conflict. 412 more words

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France to get better guns, more intel agents to fight terror

PARIS (AP) — France announced sweeping new measures to counter homegrown terrorism Wednesday, including giving security forces better weapons and protection, going on an intelligence agent hiring spree and creating a better database of anyone suspected of extremist links. 1,045 more words

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