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Intelligence about ISI link not clear: Obama

September 30, 2011

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dawn/ From the Newspaper (1 hour ago) Today WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said on Friday that Admiral Mike Mullen was expressing “frustration” over alleged terrorist safe havens in Pakistan when the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the Haqqani network was an arm of the country’s intelligence service. “The intelligence […]

Arab Spring, Obama, China: Nobel committee chair speaks out

September 30, 2011

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30 September 2011 france24 AFP – The Norwegian Nobel Committee met Friday to pick the 2011 peace prize winner, with the committee chair telling AFP this year’s choice was a relatively easy one, amid speculation Arab Spring actors could win. “It has not been particularly difficult this year (to decide on a winner),” Thorbjoern Jagland […]

Erdogan signals joint Turkish-Iranian action against Kurdish rebels in Iraq

September 30, 2011

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Published 22:40 25.09.11 Latest update 22:40 25.09.11 Turkish Prime Minister says ‘there will be a price’ to Kurdish attacks from bases Northern Iraq; says U.S. likely to sell drones to Turkey. By The Associated Press haaretz Turkey’s prime minister on Sunday signaled a joint military offensive with Iran against their common enemy: Kurdish rebels based […]

Foreign Ministry: Necessary Measures Taken to Protect US Ambassador while Visiting a Lawyer’s Office in Damascus

September 30, 2011

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Sep 30, 2011 sana DAMASCUS, (SANA) – ” The US Embassy informed the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Thursday morning that the US Ambassador Robert Ford, was faced by some Syrians who gathered to protest his presence and movements while visiting lawyer Hassan Abdel Azim at his office,” an official source at Foreign and Expatriates […]

The Christian Exodus Out of Egypt

September 30, 2011

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September 30, 2011 3:15 AM blackchristiannews Increased tension between Islam and Christianity has resulted in the emigration of 100,000 Christians from Egypt since March 2011, which commentators are saying will detrimentally affect Egypt’s demographic diversity and economic stability. The report documenting the emigration, compiled by the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organizations, contends that the […]

Military Chaplains Will Perform Same-Sex Unions

September 30, 2011

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September 30, 2011 9:30 PM blackchristiannews The Pentagon has decided that military chaplains may perform same-sex unions, whether on or off a military installation. The ruling announced Friday by the Pentagon’s personnel chief follows the Sept. 20 repeal of a law that had prohibited gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military. Some members […]

Over 400 Pastors Sign On to Preach Politics and Challenge the IRS

September 30, 2011

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September 30, 2011 7:30 AM blackchristiannews This Sunday, more than 400 pastors will be using their pulpits to preach politics and challenge the Internal Revenue Service’s regulations that restrict religious leaders from endorsing candidates and discussing policies with their congregations. Oct. 2 is Pulpit Freedom Sunday, and this year Alliance Defense Fund and its supporters […]