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  • U.S. taxpayers shouldn't be forced to fund Palestinian terrorism

    On June 2, the Palestinians announced a new unity government, which included Hamas, an organization designated by the State Department as a terrorist group.

  • End U.S. aid to a Palestinian government that includes Hamas terrorists

    The savage murder of three innocent Jewish boys — Gil-ad Shaar, 16, Eyal Yifrach, 19, and Naftali Fraenkel, 16, a duel Israeli-U.S. citizen — is a chilling reminder of the threats Israelis face every day.

  • US warns of terror threat against Uganda airport

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Uganda warned on Thursday of a specific threat by an unknown terrorist group to attack the country's only international airport. The Entebbe International Airport could be attacked on Thursday between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. local time, the embassy said...

  • President Obama's policies isolate Israel like never before

    The 12-day search for three kidnapped Israeli teens ended Monday with the discovery of their bodies near the West Bank town of Hebron. The kidnapping and murder of the three — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Fraenkel, both 16 – was perpetrated by Hamas, the terrorist network that...

  • Lawyer for Libyan militant says evidence lacking

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that she had seen no evidence tying her client to the violence, but a judge nonetheless directed Ahmed Abu Khattala to remain in custody as the Justice Department builds its case against him....

  • Suicide bomber kills 11 in Afghan capital

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber struck a bus carrying Afghan military personnel in Kabul Wednesday, killing at least 11 people, officials said, as the militants step up their campaign of violence aimed at undermining the Western-backed government. The bombing came as the...

  • Govt: Khattala supervised action at Benghazi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days before the Benghazi attacks, the Libyan militant now in U.S. custody voiced concern and opposition to the presence of an American compound in Benghazi, the government said Tuesday in a court filing. Ahmed Abu Khattala was motivated to participate in the violence...

  • Civilian group: 56 dead in Nigeria market blast

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A car bomb in a marketplace in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of Boko Haram extremism, killed at least 56 people on Tuesday, the leader of a civilian group that recovered the bodies said. Sadiq Abba Tijjani, leader of the Civilian Joint...

  • Egypt group claims palace blasts that killed 2

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for bomb blasts outside the presidential palace in Cairo that killed two senior police officers and wounded 10 other people, taunting authorities that it was able to strike even the most secure locations in a campaign of violence...

  • Blasts kill 2 senior policemen near Egypt palace

    CAIRO (AP) — Three homemade bombs went off near Egypt's presidential palace on Monday, killing two senior police officers and injuring 10 other people on the anniversary of mass protests that led to the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. The devices were planted less than 20 meters...

  • Explosion in busy part of Somali capital kills 2

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says two people have been killed after a land mine exploded at a business center in the northern outskirts of the capital, Mogadishu. Col. Ali Hassan said the land mine was detonated by remote control, killing one soldier and a civilian woman...

  • Benghazi case unfolds against political backdrop

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress. The...

  • Al-Qaida splinter declares new Islamic caliphate

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The al-Qaida breakaway group that has seized much of Syria and Iraq has formally declared the establishment of a new Islamic state, demanding allegiance from Muslims worldwide in a move that could further strain relations with other militant groups. With brutal efficiency, the...

  • Obama: Battle-hardened militants pose threat to US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is concerned that battle-hardened militants who have spent time in Syria and Iraq could present a rising threat to U.S. security because they would be able to enter the country without visas on European passports. "They're gaining strength in some...

  • Blast in Damascus suburb market kills 2

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded in a busy market in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital Saturday, killing at least two people and wounding dozens as Muslims went shopping a day before the start of their holy month of Ramadan, activists said. The blast in Douma came nearly two...



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