07 Jul 2015

Amid defections, Islamic Caucasus Emirate publicly recognizes new leader

“Russian forces killed Ali Abu Muhammad al Dagestani, the emir of the al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic Caucasus Emirate (ICE), in April. In the weeks that followed, jihadists on social media spread rumors that a senior ICE sharia official known as Muhammad Abu Usman had been named as his successor. It does

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07 Jul 2015

Saudi Brothers Arrested Over Kuwait Mosque Bombing

“Three brothers have been arrested by Saudi and Kuwaiti authorities for alleged involvement in a suicide bombing by a Saudi man on a Shia Muslim mosque in neighboring Kuwait last month, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.” Source: Saudi Brothers Arrested Over Kuwait Mosque Bombing | Al Jazeera

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01 Jul 2015

FBI investigating 11 attacks on San Francisco-area Internet lines

“The FBI is investigating at least 11 physical attacks on high-capacity Internet cables in California’s San Francisco Bay Area dating back a year, including one early Tuesday morning. Agents confirm the latest attack disrupted Internet service for businesses and residential customers in and around Sacramento, the state’s capital.” Source: FBI

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26 Jun 2015

Islamic State attacks Kobani and pro-regime troops in Syria’s north

“Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in and around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Thursday after launching a counter-offensive under the cover of darkness.” Source: Islamic State attacks Kobani and pro-regime troops in Syria’s north | World news | The Guardian

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02 May 2015

Rocket attack kills three at Benghazi medical center in Libya

“A rocket hit a medical center in Libya’s eastern Benghazi on Friday, killing three people, medics said.” Source: Rocket attack kills three at Benghazi medical center in Libya | Reuters

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02 Apr 2015

Midsized Companies, Supersized Network Security Needs

“Adversaries are not just targeting prized assets like customer and employee data, intellectual property, and corporate secrets. Cybercriminals also recognize that smaller companies are a vector into the networks of larger corporations. Some notable attacks on large companies last year were traced back, in part, to smaller business associates that

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11 Mar 2015

Gangland grenade attack outside Guatemala hospital kills one, hurts 22

“At least one woman was killed and 22 people were injured on Tuesday after a drive-by grenade attack outside Guatemala’s second-largest hospital aimed at a jailed gang leader who was having a check-up, the country’s interior minister said. “ Source: Gangland grenade attack outside Guatemala hospital kills one, hurts 22

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23 Dec 2014

Opec oil output will not be cut even if price hits $20

“Saudi Arabia’s oil minister, Ali al-Naimi, has said oil producers’ cartel Opec will not cut production even if the price falls to $20 a barrel.” Source: BBC News – Opec oil output will not be cut even if price hits $20

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08 Dec 2014

US posts on alert over potential backlash from CIA report, lawmaker warns of ‘violence’

“U.S. diplomatic and military posts overseas are being put on alert over the potential backlash from a looming Senate report examining the alleged use of torture by the CIA, with one top lawmaker warning its release could cause ‘violence and deaths.’ “ Source:US posts on alert over potential backlash from CIA

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03 Sep 2014

Yemen president dismisses government to end stand-off

Yemen’s president has dismissed his government and promised to review fuel subsidy cuts in a bid to end a stand-off with Zaidi Shia rebels. via BBC News – Yemen president dismisses government to end stand-off.

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