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Iran arrested a "terrorist cell" accused of killing civilians in a flashpoint border area and detained in a separate incident three Afghans planning...
Monday, January 5, 2015
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Yazan al-Saadi
A secret CIA review by the Office of Transnational Issues on the use of High-Value Targeting (HVT) – in other words, capture and killing of...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Rana Harbi
A scathing US Senate report on the CIA’s torture of detainees as part of the so-called “War on Terror” spurred condemnation from US allies and...
Friday, December 12, 2014
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At least 24 migrants drowned on Monday when a boat taking them towards European Union waters sank in the Black Sea just off Istanbul, Turkish media...
Monday, November 3, 2014
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The fate of a group of prisoners held in near-total secrecy by US forces at a prison in Afghanistan is hanging in limbo, the facility's commander...
Monday, September 29, 2014
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Elie Chalhoub
“Transforming a threat into an opportunity,” is a simple six-word principle that summarizes Iran’s approach toward the recent developments in the...
Friday, September 26, 2014
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Afghan and Pakistani nationals who were planning to join the ranks of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadists have been arrested in Iran...
Monday, September 8, 2014
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A NATO charter plane carrying 100 people including US government contractors out of Afghanistan was ordered to land in southern Iran because of...
Saturday, September 6, 2014
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Ahmad Mohsen
It is not a question of freedom, as it may seem. It is a little more complicated than the fashionable bra crisis, with all due respect of course to...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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