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Curb ISIS with iron hand in J&K: BJP

Curb ISIS with iron hand in J&K: BJPJAMMU: Condemning the killing of 39 Indians by ISIS in Iraq, the Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP on Wednesday said the emergence of the terror group in Kashmir needs to be curbed with iron hand.Speaking with mediapersons, BJP's state spokesperson Anil Gupta said

THEHANSINDIA.COM - 2018-03-22 00:56:00

Former IDF chief of staff: Israel was ready for war following Syria strike

Former IDF chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi weighed-up the possibility that the country would wake up to yet another war after the strike on Syria’s nuclear reactor in 2007. “You can never be sure, but I thought there was a chance,” said Ashkenazi, who headed the army during Israel’s destruction of Sy

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-03-21 16:22:00

US Mercenaries Define Modern Warfare-But at Home, They Still Fight for Healthcare

A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp., Mark Geist trained Iraqi S.W.A.T teams and fought in the Annex Security Team embroiled in the Battle of Benghazi in Libya. He worked as a bounty hunter in Colorado and advised the former Prime Minister of Iraq. His toughest battle, however, was against insurance c

OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 15:49:46

How the Islamic State got a foothold in Afghanistan

Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events An Afghan soldier guards the site of an attack near the Marshal Fahim Military Academy in Kabul on Jan. 29, 2018. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images) Last April, t

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-21 15:29:00

Iran played significant role in defeating Islamic State in region: Supreme Leader

BEIRUT/LONDON (Reuters) - Iran played a significant role in defeating Islamic State in the Middle East and has brought stability to most of the region, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures before delivering a speech in Mashad

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 15:24:18

Charlotte man convicted for attempting to recruit people for ISIS, court officials say

A Charlotte man was convicted by a jury in Ohio for attempting and conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIS). According to the United States Department of Justice, Erick Jamal Hendricks used social media to recruit people to train together and conduct terrorist atta

WBTV - 2018-03-21 15:30:05

Happy Nowruz 2018! Everything You Need to Know About the Persian New Year

March 21 marks the first day of Spring, but for millions of people around the world it's also the start of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year or Persian New Year. On Nowruz 2018, Google celebrates this holiday of rebirth and renewal with a special Google Doodle. Nowruz, which means "new day" in Persian, h

TIME - 2018-03-21 15:29:00

Rand Paul: 'I would not have appointed Mueller'

- Fox News (@FoxNews) March 21, 2018 Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulTrump formally sends Pompeo nomination to SenateSpending bill delay raises risk of partial government shutdown supportOvernight Defense: Senate sides with Trump on military role in Yemen | Dem vets push for new war authoriza

THE HILL - 2018-03-21 15:22:24

Iraq hosts friendly tournament after 3-decade FIFA ban

BAGHDAD -- Iraq is hosting a friendly soccer tournament this week, with Syria and Qatar. It comes just days after FIFA lifted a three-decade-long ban on Iraq hosting international competitions. An Iraq-Qatar match is to start Wednesday evening in the southern city of Basra. FIFA lifted the ban on Mo

ESPN - 2018-03-21 14:38:00

Today's Life and War

In Pittsburgh, in 2015, I went on a tour of houses that had been turned into works of art by asylum seekers. Artists painted on the walls, writers wrote words on the doors, and musicians greeted visitors with their songs. But what fascinated me the most was the garden, not only because the residents

NATION - 2018-03-21 14:28:04

WATCH: Israel Admits Bombing Syrian Nuclear Reactor After Decade of Silence

TEL AVIV - The IDF confirmed Wednesday that it carried out the 2007 airstrike in northeastern Syria that destroyed a nuclear reactor, ending a decade of secrecy over one the most daring military operations in recent history. Israel was widely believed to have been behind the Sept. 6, 2007 airstrike,

BREITBART - 2018-03-21 14:48:47

Veteran and IED survivor visits Midland to share his experience

Keep Midland Beautiful will plant 25 trees in Washington ParkKeep Midland Beautiful will plant 25 trees in Washington Park It hasn't rained in West Texas in a long time but the lack of rain won't stop Washington Park from looking a little greener. It hasn't rained in West Texas in a long time but t

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2018-03-21 14:40:54

Update on the war against PTSD comes to Skidompha Chats March 29

On Thursday, March 29 at 10 a.m. in the Porter Meeting Hall of Skidompha Library, Chats with Champions will present Randall Liberty, warden at the Maine State Prison in Warren. His talk is entitled "A Matter of Duty: The Continuing War Against PTSD." Please allow time for parking. Randall Liberty's

WISCASSETNEWSPAPER.COM - 2018-03-21 14:45:00

Large controlled burn scheduled for north Potter County today

There will be another large controlled burn in north Potter County today. The burn will be just north of where the Valle De Oro fire was, and will begin around 9 a.m. and last until around 6 p.m. Between 3500 and 5500 acres will be burned. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple |

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2018-03-21 14:12:29

15 years later, Iraq vets in Congress worry lawmakers learned little from the war

WASHINGTON - Fifteen years after the start of the Iraq war, Sen. Tammy Duckworth is worried that Congress didn't learn anything from the controversial conflict. "We just added Niger as a combat zone for combat pay. We're talking about troops in Syria permanently," said Duckworth, D-Ill., who lost

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2018-03-21 13:29:51

Israel admits it bombed Syrian 'nuclear site' in 2007

The Israeli military formally confirmed for the first time on Wednesday it carried out a 2007 air raid on a suspected nuclear reactor deep inside Syria. Israel was widely believed to have been behind the September 6, 2007 attack, but had never admitted it and censored media reports. Eight fighter je

USA TODAY - 2018-03-21 14:03:06

Turkey's Erdogan Threatens to Invade Sinjar, Site of Islamic State Yazidi Genocide

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an address Monday that he will instruct his forces to invade the Iraqi province of Sinjar if it remains a Kurdish stronghold. "We have told the central [Iraqi] government that the PKK is establishing a new headquarters in Sinjar. If you can deal with it

BREITBART - 2018-03-21 13:39:18

Iraqi fans celebrate lifting of 3-decade FIFA ban

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2017 file photo, soccer fans wave national flags during a friendly match, in Basra, Iraq. An Iraq-Qatar match, part of a friendly soccer tournament this week with Syria and Qatar, is to start Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Basra. While friendly matches have been allowed for so

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-21 13:29:00

U.S. Special Forces: Soon to Be Armed with Russian Guns?

Though USSOCOM is starting with a pair of Russian machine guns, the research proposal speaks of foreign-made weapons in general. "Developing a domestic production capability for foreign-like weapons addresses these issues while being cost effective as well as strengthens the nation's military-indust

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2018-03-21 13:42:45

Yes, Turkey has definitely become a rogue regime

When the Clinton administration formulated the notion of rogue regime, they defined it as a country that embraced terrorism, was governed by an undemocratic cabal, and did not abide by the norms of diplomacy. Just how much of a rogue regime has Turkey become? Under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, T

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-03-21 13:28:25