More Sanctions Against Iran, US-led Arms Embargo

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The United States is attempting to extend an international arms embargo on Iran’s regime via a second draft U.N. Security Council resolution. If this bid is unsuccessful, Washington has threatened a return of all U.N. sanctions that were previously put on Iran under a 2015 deal.   This latest development comes after Congress Republicans introduced a…

Lawmakers call for more scrutiny of U.S. involvement in Yemen conflict

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As the civilian toll in Yemen’s war continues to rise, some lawmakers are beginning to question U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition in what’s becoming increasingly known as the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. A bipartisan bill introduced last month calls for Congress to investigate U.S. military involvement in Yemen, originally signed off by President Obama,…

ISIS unclaimed baggage: Flint, Paris, Brussels- the work of ISIS?

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-FBI investigating stabbing attack on a police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint as an act of terrorism. The attacker Amor Ftouh from Canada reportedly yelled “Allahu Akhbar” before carrying out the attack. -According to the FBI, Ftough seemed disappointed that he didn’t die a martyr in the attack, shouting something similar to ‘you…

Terror strikes Israel, Mali and France

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Israel ISIS claimed a first attack in Israel, when a female border patrol officer was killed in a coordinated stabbing/shooting attack Friday. Three attackers carrying knives and an automatic weapon were shot dead by Israeli police. In its claim, ISIS promised “this attack will not be the last.” Not so fast: Competing claims, however, from…

European university professor sentenced to death in Iran for ‘espionage’

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A scientist working at two European universities has been sentenced to death without trial for espionage charges while visiting family in Iran, according to his family and co-workers. Ahmadreza Djalali, 45, a professor and researcher of disaster medicine at the Research Center in Emergency and Disaster Medicine (CRIMEDIN) at the University of Eastern Piedmont in…