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Hizbullah and Al-Qaeda: Friends or foes?

NOTE: THIS IS ARTICLE HAS BEEN WRITTEN IN AUG 20, 2014 AND PUBLISHED IN THE DAILY STAR BUT THE SYRIAN WAR HAS PROVEN ITS APPROACH. http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2004/Aug-20/93887-hizbullah-and-al-qaeda-friends-or-foes.ashx THE LEVANT NEWS — By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem – The final report of the Sept. 11 Commission in the US argued that Al-Qaeda had …

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Al-Qaeda, ISIS, And The Shia

By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem* “Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula”(AQAP), based in Yemen, has significantly denied its involvement in Sanaa’s suicide bombs in the Shia Zaidi mosques, which are frequented by followers of the Houthi “Ansarullah” group, saying it is against its principles to target mosques. The organization announced in a …

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What defines a terror organization?

THE LEVANT NEWS — By ROBERT SWIFT FOR THE MEDIA LINE — In the halls of power of both the United States and the United Kingdom, renewed discussions have been taking place over the status of the organization known as the Muslim Brotherhood. In Washington, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a …

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How ISIS has plundered oil fields, antiquities and stolen a fortune of $2BILLION to spread its war from the Middle East into Europe

THE LEVANT NEWS — By COREY CHARLTON  for Mailonline — The vast wealth generated by oil fields, power plants, extortion, taxes, and the pillaging of antiquities has rendered ISIS the most well-funded terrorist group in history, experts have warned. With an estimated £1.3billion fortune, the group can afford not only …

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Terrorists empowered after US-led strikes: Syria

THE LEVANT NEWS– Syria complains that terrorists harrying the country grew in power after the United States and its allies started aerial strikes against purported Daesh hideouts. “The result is that the terrorists have gained more ground and more recruits from around the world,” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told China’s Phoenix television …

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Heads of the Hydra: A Jewish view

THE LEVANT NEWS — by Rabbi Reuven Firestone FOR The Jewish Journal– This time it’s Paris. It was already Paris earlier this year. It was also Madrid, London, New York and suburban Washington D.C., and it was the Russian cities of Buynaksk, Moscow and Volgodonsk in 1999, and the infamous …

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Anonymous hackers declare war on ISIS

THE LEVANT NEWS — The Anonymous hacking network has declared war on the Islamic State in a YouTube video, sparking a combative response from the jihadist group’s affiliates, a security expert said. The “hacktivist” collective vowed vengeance for attacks in Paris on Friday, claimed by IS, that left 129 dead …

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9 detained in Lebanon over twin bombings

The Levant News– Lebanese Interior Minister Nuhad Mashnouq says security forces have detained nine people in connection with the recent deadly twin bombings in the country’s capital, Beirut. Mashnouq said during a televised conference on Sunday that the detainees included two suspects who had planned Thursday’s bombings. He added that the entire …

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World must unite to fight terrorists: Putin

The Levant News– Russian President Vladimir Putin says the only effective way to fight terrorism is to establish a united global front against the scourge. Putin made the remarks during a meeting with leaders of the top 20 world economies ahead of a G20 summit in the Turkish city of …

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Paris Attacks

PARIS – ISIS claimed responsibility for attacks that killed at least 129 people in Paris, saying it sent fighters with suicide bombing belts and machine guns into the heart of the French capital. President Francoise Hollande declared the attacks “an act of war” as the city mourned its mounting dead.

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Blasts hit Beirut suburb, 23 killed, 105 wounded

The Levant News — At least 23 people have reportedly been killed and 105 wounded after two large explosions rocked a street of al-hussaynieh in the Borj al-Barajaneh area in a southern suburb of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, a Lebanese Interior Ministry source says. The Lebanese al-Manar television cited some media …

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