American Airlines mechanic shared ‘disturbing’ ISIS videos, told agents he had ‘evil side,’ prosecutors say

An American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a plane in July reportedly told arresting agents he had an “evil side,” a nefarious persona prosecutors sought to expose Wednesday as they presented alleged evidence of his Islamist sympathies — and aspirations — at a bail hearing in Miami. Prosecutors … Read More

PA President Abbas: We shall enter Jerusalem – Millions of fighters!

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The Palestinian leader was speaking during a visit to the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah earlier this month. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses Arab journalists in Ramallah on July 3. (photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) In a visit to the … Read More

Opinion For Turkey, All Kurds Are Terrorists

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Turkey’s hatred of the Kurds means we have been shut out of international efforts to find a political resolution to the conflict in Syria. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the United Solidarity and Brotherhood rally in Gaziantep, Turkey, August … Read More

Iranian militias in Iraq seek to shift Middle East features

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The militias have been accused of committing war crimes, which were motivated by sectarian revenge – Photo by Egypt Today/Mohamed Zain CAIRO – 18 February 2019: The Iran Militia in Iraq and Syria (IMIS) has revealed plans to relocate most … Read More

US claims Iran is spending $1 billion a year backing Hezbollah, other allies

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The United States is claiming that Iran spends nearly $1 billion a year providing support to Hezbollah, Hamas, and other allied militant groups in the Middle East. U.S. Ambassador Nathan Sales, a coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department, told … Read More

Hundreds of Fires Broke Out in Israel Due to Burning Kites From Gaza

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Israel’s firefighting commissioner says that dealing with these fires has cost about 2 million additional shekels so far. Fire extinguishing forces in the area of Kibbutz Be’eri this week. Eliyahu Hershkowitz Israel will have to retaliate for Gaza’s burning kites soon, … Read More

Iran, Russia, Syria, Iraq hold intelligence committee meeting

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TEHRAN – Iran, Russia, Syria and Iraq held a quartet intelligence committee meeting in Baghdad on Thursday, the Mehr news agency reported. The meeting was primarily aimed at sharing intelligence in campaign against terrorism. Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami … Read More

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