14 Aug 2010

Gunmen kill south Yemen intelligence chief: security

“Gunmen killed a Yemeni intelligence officer in the flashpoint southern province of Lahij, a security official said on Saturday. ‘Armed men ambushed the chief of the Lahij intelligence service’s investigations department, Colonel Ali Abdul Kareem al-Ban, who was killed in a hail of bullets,’ the official told AFP. The attack

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10 Aug 2010

DHS Warns Metro About Threat

The Department of Homeland Security warned Metro about an unconfimed threat to the D.C. Metro system on Sunday. NBC4 obtained an internal memo from Homeland Security about the concern. Someone traveled to Turkey last July to obtain a U.S. visa to come to the States to blow up an unspecified

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06 Aug 2010

U.A.E. Officials Confirm Terror Attack on Tanker

“Investigators in the United Arab Emirates have concluded that an Omani suicide bomber in an explosives-laden motorboat attacked a Japanese-owned oil tanker last week as it traveled through the strategically important Strait of Hormuz, according to a person familiar with the investigation. The U.A.E. is the first government to confirm

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05 Aug 2010

Mexico drug gangs seeking to replace state

“Mexican President Felipe Calderon has warned that drug gangs are seeking to replace the state and impose their own law in parts of the country. The traffickers were intimidating and extorting communities, he said. But Mr Calderon, speaking at the end of a three-day anti-crime conference, said the fight against

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27 Jul 2010

UN Security Situation in Darfur Worsens as Peace Talks Progress

“UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari told the U.N. Security Council that talks between Sudan and the Liberation and Justice Movement are making steady progress. But he said the continued absence from the negotiations of two major armed movements is ‘deeply unfortunate.’ Gambari told the Security Council that despite considerable efforts by

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27 Jul 2010

Al Qaeda Message: Ayman Zawahiri Threatens US Attacks

“Al Qaeda’s second in command Ayman Al-Zawahiri has surfaced again, this time threatening more attacks against the U.S. and the West. ‘Oh American people…We offered you a peace plan, and mutual benefit; but your governments were proud and haughty, and so the attacks against you followed one after another, everywhere

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23 Jul 2010

Al Qaeda claims Yemen attacks, vows more strikes

“Al Qaeda’s Yemen arm said on Friday it was behind coordinated attacks on security offices in the Arabian peninsula state in which four people were killed, and threatened more strikes on Yemeni targets. Gunmen on motorcycles stormed police and intelligence offices in south Yemen and opened fire on July 14,

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16 Jul 2010

First drug gang car bomb kills police in Mexico border city

Suspected drug gang members launched a car bomb attack on police in Mexico’s border city of Ciudad Juarez for the first time, killing two police and two medics, a general said Friday. The attack marked an escalation in Mexico’s brutal drug violence, which has left some 7,000 people dead so

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15 Jul 2010

Al-Shabab leader threatens more Uganda attacks

“The leader of the al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group that claimed responsibility for twin bombings in Uganda during the World Cup final is threatening further attacks. The leader of al-Shabab — Sheik Muktar Abu Zubayr — also thanked the militants who carried out Sunday’s twin bombings in Uganda. The attacks killed

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14 Jul 2010

India: Pakistan spy agency executed Mumbai attacks

“India has accused Pakistan’s powerful spy agency of planning and executing the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in the strongest and most specific allegation of Islamabad’s involvement in the assault from a top official. The remark comes a day before the foreign ministers of the rival nations are set to meet in

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