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Putin: Turkey leader’s policy of ‘deliberate Islamization’ is a problem

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Special to Russian President Valdimir Putin on Nov. 25 said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s pursuit of “Islamization” is a major problem in the region. A day after Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24, Putin said “the problem is […]

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ISIL jihadists killed their teenage ‘poster girl’ when she attempted to flee

Samra Kesinovic

Special to A 17-year-old Austrian who became a “poster girl” for Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) was reportedly killed by jihadists after attempting to escape. Samra Kesinovic is said to have been beaten to death after attempting […]

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No warning from Turkey before being shot down, says surviving Russian pilot

A Russian pilot, right, is seen parachuting out of the Su-24 that was shot down by Turkish F-16s.

Special to Turkey gave no warning before shooting down a Russian Su-24 fighter jet on Nov. 24, the surviving Russian pilot said. Turkey said its F-16s shot down the Russian Su-24 near the Syrian border after repeated warnings, reportedly […]

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From Putin To Khamenei: Gift of a Koran copy with its own history

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei on Nov. 23 in Teheran.

Special to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (center) receives a copy of an ancient manuscript of the Koran from Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) during their November 23 meeting in Tehran. It […]

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Hamas settles fight over discovered gold treasure by confiscating it

A chest of Ottoman-era gold coins discovered in Gaza during road work.  /Twitter

Special to The simple act of paving a road turned into a case of pure serendipity for Hamas. The fortunate accident occurred when construction workers paving a road in the Gaza Strip neighborhood of Shujaiyeh unearthed a chest full […]

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Obama welcomes an Islamist Trojan horse: Consider who is selecting our refugees

Antonio Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. / Salvatore Di Nolfi

Jeffrey T. Kuhner “President Obama is a threat to our country,” Donald Trump told me in a recent interview. He’s right. Mr. Obama now poses a clear and present danger to America. His stubborn insistence on resettling so-called “refugees” from […]

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Putin slams Turkey as ‘accomplices of terrorists’ after downing of Russian jet

Russian Su-24 shot down by Turkish F-16s.

Special to Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of “significant consequences” and dubbed Turkey “accomplices of terrorists” on Nov. 24 after a Russian Su-24 was shot down by Turkey. Russian news agencies reported that one of the pilots who had […]

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Report: Obama ignored early intel warnings on ISIL during 2012 campaign

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.  /AP

Special to Defense Intelligence Agency warnings in 2012 of the emerging Islamic State of Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL’s) threat to Syria were ignored by U.S. President Barack Obama, according to declassified documents. The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) documents, dated […]

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Report: Canada under Liberals’ Trudeau to bar entry to single male refugees from Syria

Syrian refugees.

Special to Canada’s new Liberal government has decided to stop all single male Syrian refugees from entering the country. Sources told the Canadian CBC news network that “to deal with some ongoing concerns around security, unaccompanied men seeking asylum […]

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ISIL claims attack that killed 5 at Sinai hotel housing Egypt election judges

ambulance outside the Swiss Inn hotel in the Egyptian town of El-Arish, in the Sinai peninsula, following an attack on the hotel by ISIL's affiliate in Egypt.

Special to Islamic State of Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL’s) affiliate in Egypt claimed responsibility for a bombing on Nov. 24 that killed five people at a hotel in al-Arish in northern Sinai where election judges were staying. Egypt’s Health […]

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