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Uighurs arrested in Egypt face unknown fate

Human rights groups are calling for answers on the whereabouts of dozens of Uighurs arrested by Egyptian authorities.

Pakistan arrests more than two dozen people over teenage girl's 'honor' gang rape

A police spokeswoman says officers have arrested the head of a village council for allegedly sanctioning the rape of a teenage girl in central Pakistan. Shabina Kareem says police made the arrest Thursday in a village near the city of Multan. She says police have arrested 24 men who attended a...

Pentagon on Alert as Russia Preps for Huge Military Exercise

Sandra Erwin Security, Europe Should NATO be worried?  The investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election is consuming the White House and gripping official Washington. The Pentagon, meanwhile, is turning its attention...Show More Summary

The Islamic State’s Shock-and-Bore Terrorism

The "caliphate" has figured out how to make committing acts of terror easy. It's also made them boring.

SitRep: Pentagon, White House Silent After Trump Trans Tweets; U.S. Allies in Syria Scatter

  With Adam Rawnsley Trump policy fallout. There was stunned silence in the Pentagon Wednesday after President Trump overturned military policy in three quick Tweets during morning rush hour. Civilian and military officials refused comment...Show More Summary

Iran in Space: Tehran 'Successfully Launches' Rocket Carrying Satellite

The Trump administration has criticized the Islamic Republic for its ballistic missile tests.

US Met With Middle-Finger Salute Over Venezuela Vote

Venezuela is a mess, and a vote scheduled for Sunday is poised to make things worse. President Nicolas Maduro aims to create a new lawmaking body called the Constituent Assembly that would essentially replace the current National Assembly (controlled by opponents) and rewrite Venezuela's constitution. Maduro says the vote is...

Here’s When The Army Will Finally Field Its New Modular Handgun System

Jared Keller, Task and Purpose Security, North America The army will officially field Sig Sauer’s P320 to soldiers downrange in November. After a seeming eternity of waiting, the Army will officially field Sig Sauer’s P320 to soldiers...Show More Summary

Scaramucci goes after White House leakers: ‘Fish stinks from the head down’

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci called into CNN New Day on Thursday, which led to a wild, 30 minute marathon of a conversation between himself and Chris Cuomo. The segment began when network contributor Ryan Lizza called in to discuss how Scaramucci deleted a tweet where he appeared to accuse White House Chief of […]

'Hitler's Zipper': Why Nazi Germany's MG 42 Was a Real Killer

Warfare History Network History, Europe The MG 42’s ominous and terrifying “ripping cloth report” announced to all the presence of the best machine gun available. The MG 42, possibly the best machine gun ever created, originated as a replacement for the German Army’s standard machine gun, the MG 34, which first came into service in 1936. Show More Summary

Report: Iran successfully launches satellite-carrying rocket into space

Iranian state television describes launch as involving a "Simorgh" rocket that is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 550 pounds

Bull Kills Itself After Fiery Torches Put on Horns

A horrifying scene out of a bull festival in Spain has reignited a firestorm—this one a literal one—around the subject of how bull are used as entertainment. The Independent reports on a bull that was tied to a post in front of a "baying" crowd during the "Bulls...

Senior Israeli Minister threatens Palestinians with mass expulsion and ethnic cleansing

A senior minister in the Israeli government and a close ally of Prime Minister Netanyahu warned the Palestinian people over the weekend of mass expulsion and ethnic cleansing if they don’t put an end to the current round of violence, Israeli media reported n Thursday “Remember 1948” and “remember 1967,” Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi […]

American tourist dies after drinking alcohol in Mexico

The State Department is now warning people to consume alcohol in moderation and get medical help if they feel sick while drinking in Mexico

US-trained Iraqi army unit 'linked to Mosul war crimes'

Human Rights Watch urges US to suspend all support for Iraqi army division pending probe into alleged executions.

Trump pledges US aid in Lebanon fight against ISIS

US President Donald Trump promised to aid Lebanon in its fight against the Islamic State group on Tuesday, while praising the visiting prime minister and his efforts to secure the country’s borders. Trump met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri at the White House on Tuesday with security top of the agenda. “America’s assistance can […]

Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his only citizenship

President Poroshenko, accused by Mikheil Saakashvili of corruption, deprives former ally of citizenship by decree.

Kim Jong-nam murder suspects to plead not guilty

Pair of women expected to plead not guilty at Malaysia's High Court over murder of North Korean leader's half-brother.

A look inside Hawaii's preparation for possible missile attack

People in Hawaii are keeping a close eye on North Korea after the Pentagon reportedly detected signs the country could launch another missile test Wednesday. North Korea's last intercontinental ballistic missile test caused global alarm and some experts believe it had the range to reach Hawaii and Alaska. Carter Evans reports.

Muslim leaders tell faithful to return to Jerusalem shrine

Muslim leaders told the faithful to return to pray inside a major Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after Israel removed security devices it installed outside entrances to the shrine following a deadly Palestinian attack at the compound. Thousands of Palestinians had been praying in the streets outside...

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