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U.S. charges Saudi at Guantanamo with plotting to bomb oil tankers

August 31, 2012

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August 31, 2012 12:35 AM By Jane Sutton dailystar MIAMI: Prosecutors in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals have filed new terrorism charges against a Saudi prisoner accused of plotting with Al-Qaeda to blow up oil tankers off the coast of Yemen, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Ahmed al-Darbi could face life in prison if convicted on […]

Al-Qaeda threat against Lebanon Shiites genuine, serious

August 31, 2012

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August 31, 2012 01:22 AM By Hussein Abdallah The Daily Star BEIRUT: The recent warning by the Abdallah Azzam Brigades against Shiites in Lebanon amounts to a serious threat of violence that could spark off a resurgence of sectarian conflict in Lebanon. The statement, which appeared as an audio message on a jihadist website on […]

Damascus says that Washington is using Syria to confront Iran

August 31, 2012

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Shara asked annexation of Algeria to the Quartet proposed by Egypt Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Algeria: d. Mustafa agencies elkhabar Suggested Farouq al-Shara, Syrian Vice-President of the Republic, which included Algeria and Iraq to the Quartet problem of all of Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, proposed by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to resolve the crisis […]

VATICAN – The Pope: “Prayer is not time wasted, nor is it time robbed from activities, including apostolic, rather it is exactly the opposite”

August 31, 2012

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2012-08-30 Castel Gandolfo (Agenzia Fides) – In his speech at the General Audience on Wednesday, August 29, held in the square in front of the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo, the Holy Father Benedict XVI based his discourse on the day’s liturgical feast of the martyrdom of St. John the Baptist. The relationship with God, […]

A new Russian law cartoons U.S. censorship

August 31, 2012

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[Russia] By AFP 30/08/2012 – 07:05 PM zocalo Russia. – A new law protecting children in Russia which will take effect on Saturday will force a broadcaster to censor American cartoons, like the Simpsons, said Thursday a representative of this chain, 2×2 TV. “With the new law, we can not spread over the cartoon The […]

Mexico City : Public Safety Secretary Genaro Garcia Luna report “secret agreements” with the CIA

August 31, 2012

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SSP accused of having ‘secret agreements’ with the CIA zocalo By Notimex 30/08/2012 – 05:46 PM Mexico City. – PRD Senator Alejandro Encinas said that cited to appear before the Public Safety Secretary Genaro Garcia Luna, to report “secret agreements” that the CIA has allegedly allow U.S. agents operating in Mexico. In an interview reported […]

Hillary Clinton expected in Jakarta on Monday

August 31, 2012

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Thu, August 30 2012 21:44 | antaranews Jakarta (ANTARA News) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet with her Indonesian counterpart Marty M. Natalegawa here on Monday to discuss bilateral and other issues, the foreign ministry office said. They will discuss strategic partnership between Indonesia and the United States and other issues of […]

Govt won’t bring charges over CIA interrogations

August 31, 2012

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By Pete Yost The Associated Press Published: August 30, 2012 stripes The Justice Department announced Thursday it has ended its investigation into CIA interrogations of terrorist detainees without bringing criminal charges. Thursday’s decision in the probes of the deaths of two terrorist suspects marks the end of a wide-ranging criminal investigation by federal prosecutor John […]

U.S, U.K security experts train JTF operatives against militants, sea pirates, crude oil thieves

August 31, 2012

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By Shola O’Neil 28/08/2012 14:19:00 thenationonlineng SECURITY EXPERTS from the United Kingdom and United States of America have joined forces with the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, code-named ‘Operation Pulo Shield’, to tackle oil platform vandals and illegal bunkering gangs operating in the region. It was gathered that the latest move followed concerns […]

Sufi shrines bulldozed by ‘Salafis’ in Libyan capital

August 31, 2012

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hurriyetdailynews Attackers bulldozed a mosque containing Sufi Muslim graves in the Libyan capital on Aug. 25, one day after hardliners razed a similar shrine and library elsewhere in the country. It was not immediately clear who was behind Saturday’s attack, the third on a Sufi shrine in Tripoli in recent months, although officials have blamed […]