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39 killed in Turkey night club terrorist attack

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President Tayyip Erdogan has dubbed the New Year’s Eve shooting spree that left 39 people dead at an Istanbul night club “dirty games,” vowing Turkey will fight to the end against all forms of terrorist attacks. A manhunt for the attacker is still ongoing. “They are trying to create chaos, demoralize our people, and destabilize our country with abominable attacks which target civilians,”... 

Revolutionary Machine Identifies Cancer, Other Diseases from a Single Breath

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A team from the Israel Institute of Technology has developed a device that from a single breath can identify diseases such as multiple forms of cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. While the machine is still in the experimental stages, it has a high degree of promise for use in non-invasive diagnoses of serious illnesses. The international team demonstrated that a medical theory... 

John Kerry Blasts Israel: You can Either Be Jewish or Democratic, Not Both

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“SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY: There are a similar number of Jews and Palestinians living between the Jordan River and Mediterranean Sea. They have a choice. They can choose to live together in one state or they can separate into two states. But here is a fundamental reality, if the choice is one state, Israel can either be Jewish or democratic, it cannot be both.” Kerry also claimed that President... 

Turkey: ‘Evidence’ proves US is helping ISIS in Syria

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said “it’s very clear” that the US-led coalition is supporting terrorist groups in Syria, Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS/ISIL) among them.”They give support to terrorist groups including Daesh (Arabic for IS),” Erdogan said. Saying that the US have accused Turkey of supporting IS, speaking at a press conference on Tuesday the Turkish leader... 

Palestinian Official Expects 'Difficult Period' Due to Trump's Pro-Israel Bias

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Egypt has withdrawn its support for a UNSC resolution condemning the illegal construction of Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory, amid fears the US would veto it. Mustafa Barghouti, leader of the Palestinian National Initiative party, told Sputnik that he expects things to get more difficult once President-elect Trump steps into office. On Saturday, Egypt announced that it had withdrawn its... 

Lawmakers Ringing Alarm Over Possible Saudi Influence on European Muslims

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Swiss lawmakers have expressed growing concerns regarding lack of transparency over the country’s mosques and Muslim organizations’ funding. The parliamentarians fear foreign influence, citing the problem of Islamic radicalization in Europe. Swiss parliamentarians have raised the alarm over possible foreign influence on the country’s mosques and called attention to lack of transparency... 

Israel Slams Obama for Final Despicable Act at UN

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Obama’s hatred of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and the Jewish state is well known. Last December a report surfaced that Barack Obama intercepted communications between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US lawmakers. The Obama White House targeted Netanyahu because he opposed their insane nuclear deal with the Iranian regime. Last October Obama ordered Secretary of State John Kerry... 

Russian Jets Launched 71,000 Strikes in Syria, Eliminating 35,000 Terrorists

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that since the start of Russia’s aerial campaign in Syria, Russian warplanes have launched 71,000 airstrikes and eliminated 35,000 terrorists. The Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed over 700 terrorist training camps in Syria during its campaign, Shoigu said. “Since the start of the operation, Russian jets have conducted 17,800 sorties, launching... 

Russia says Islamist killing of ambassador in Ankara is act of terrorism

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The attack on Russian envoy Andrey Karlov, who died of gunshot wounds received during an official event in the Turkish capital, Ankara, is qualified by Moscow as a “terrorist act,” the Foreign Ministry says. Announcing Karlov’s death, the ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the “day is tragic in the history of the Russian diplomacy.” The ambassador was shot at a... 

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Admits to Pressuring US to Change 9/11 Law

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Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has admitted that he has been pressuring the US government to change the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). JASTA permits victims of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, as well as their families, to sue Riyadh, or any other sovereign entity thought to be supporting terrorism in the US. Of the 19 Al-Qaeda terrorists who were... 

US Halts Weapons Sales to Saudis Over Growing Body Count in Yemen Conflict

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A rapidly-increasing civilian death toll resulting from Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen has prompted the White House to halt the sale of weapons to Riyadh. Washington announced that instead it will shift focus to improving target practice in the kingdom and training the Saudi Air Force. In the 20 months since the Saudis, at the behest of Yemen’s exiled president, became involved in the... 

Egyptian Christians Targeted in Massive Suicide Bombing, President Vows Justice

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi declared three days of national mourning and promised justice following a suicide bombing at a Coptic Christian cathedral that left 24 people dead. Mourners packed the Virgin Mary and St. Athanasius church in the eastern Cairo suburb of Nasr City for the funeral of 24 people killed when a suicide bomber attacked the chapel at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Cairo’s... 

Israel: New Ethnic Cleansing Law

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The Israeli government has taken yet another step forward in its program to ethnically cleanse the occupied West Bank of Palestinians with a new law called the “Regulation Bill” which has passed its first reading by the Knesset. The law legalizes houses built by settlers on private Palestinian land, and forces the robbed Palestinians to accept whatever payment is offered to them, regardless of... 

Kremlin asks Erdogan to clarify ‘anti-Assad’ goals in Syria

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement that his goal in Syria was to end the rule of Bashar Assad has caused consternation in the Kremlin, with officials saying it contradicted previous assurances and was out of sync with Moscow’s take on the situation. “The statement was indeed news, this is a very serious statement. [It] is in discord with the previous [statements] in general... 

Erdogan: Turkish forces are in Syria to end Assad's rule

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Turkish Army entered Syria to end the rule of President Bashar Assad, whom he accused of terrorism and causing the deaths of thousands. “We entered [Syria] to end the rule of the tyrant al-Assad who terrorizes with state terror. [We didn’t enter] for any other reason,” the Turkish president said at the first Inter-Parliamentary Jerusalem Platform Symposium... 
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