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Turkey offers to train, equip Syrian rebels in fight against ISIS
Turkey is offering to help train and equip Syrian rebels on its own soil in order to help combat Islamic State militants, a Turkish minister announced Thursday. A report also claimed that Ankara has approved American drone flights from a key airbase.

17.10.2014 03:18

Third-grader's anti-violence speech interrupted by deadly gunfire
Third-grader Nyeeam Hudson was offering a passionate anti-violence poem at a community center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday when gunfire rang out at a nearby housing complex, resulting in the shooting death of a young man.

16.10.2014 17:24

​Very vicious circle: UK govt hypes terror threat its policies create
If the UK government really sought to keep the nation safe from terrorism, it would stop meddling in the internal affairs of Mideast states instead of hyping the Islamic terror threat, and at the same time, doing everything for it to be in place.

16.10.2014 12:50

US tanks arrive in Latvia to ward off ‘perceived’ Russian threat (VIDEO)
US tanks have arrived in Latvia as NATO flexes its muscles in an apparent show of strength towards Moscow. The machines are being deployed across the Baltic States and Poland over the next two weeks and will be used for training exercises.

16.10.2014 11:42

The Islamic State and Kurdish Nationalism
Despite massive support from the US-led coalition, the Syrian border town of Kobani is still besieged by ISIS jihadists while the Turkish Army remains steadfastly standing still just across the Syrian border.

16.10.2014 11:01

CIA classified review: Covertly arming insurgents doesn’t work
Arming insurgencies around the world has rarely worked for the CIA without direct support from Americans on the ground, according to a still-classified agency review of the practice conducted during debate over arming rebels in Syria.

15.10.2014 16:23

Shocking: Huge rise in UK police use of Tasers
The use of Tasers by British police has continued to skyrocket, according to new figures published by the Home Office on Wednesday. However, there remains little clarity on why the weapons are increasingly used.

15.10.2014 15:27

Washington concealed US troops exposure to chemical weapons in Iraq – intel docs
American soldiers discovered more than 4,990 chemical munitions in Iraq, according to Iraqi and US officials and previously classified intelligence documents, which may now be in the hands of Islamic State militants.

15.10.2014 10:47

Bikers v ISIS? Dutch motorcycle gang gets green light to fight Islamic State
​Already battling airstrikes conducted by the US and its allies, the Islamic State now has another threat to look out for: a motorcycle gang from the Netherlands.

14.10.2014 23:40

Bomb disposal training for Kurdish fighters – UK Foreign Sec
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Britain will finance training in state of the art bomb disposal for Iraq’s Peshmerga. The UK has already committed to supporting the training of Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq.

14.10.2014 13:03

Clandestine Navy directorate's officers go on trial over secret weapons program
Trials are set to begin this month for two men accused of conspiring to manufacture untraceable automatic-rifle silencers for a clandestine Navy office. The directorate is suspected of running a secret weapons program.

13.10.2014 19:55

‘Possibility of jihadists using toxic weapons in UK, US is concern for security services’
Security agencies are hugely concerned jihadists returning from fighting with IS could try to use toxic chemicals in other parts of the world to create “mass terror,” according to Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, Managing Director of Avon Protection Systems.

13.10.2014 11:31

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