Category: Government

Government forces pound Aleppo for 2nd day

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 photo released by the Syrian Presidency, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks to The Associated Press at the presidential palace in Damascus, Syria. The House on Nov. 15, overwhelmingly approved bipartisan bills to crack down on supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government and renew a decades-old Iran sanctions law. Swift passage underscored broad support on Capitol Hill for punishing financial backers of the Syrian government and maintaining economic pressure on Tehran.(Syrian Presidency via AP)

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Iraqi forces attack IS, push deeper into east Mosul area

The Iraqi army fires a 155mm shell towards Islamic State militant positions in Mosul, from the village of Ali Rash, east of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. Iraq launched a major offensive last month to drive IS out of the northern city, the country’s second largest, which is still home to more than 1 million civilians. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Germany bans Islamic organization, police search 190 sites

Police officers carry cardboard boxes out of a mosque in Hamburg, northern Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 when hundreds of police officers search about 190 offices, mosques and apartments of members and supporters of the Islamic group “The true religion” in Germany after the German government announced a ban of the organization early Tuesday. (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP)

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Iran to continue missile tests, says program ‘non-negotiable’

A missile launched from the Alborz mountains in Iran on March 9, 2016, reportedly inscribed in Hebrew, 'Israel must be wiped out.' (Fars News)

A missile launched from the Alborz mountains in Iran on March 9, 2016, reportedly inscribed in Hebrew, ‘Israel must be wiped out.’ (Fars News)

Tehran brushes off EU call to halt launches; says ballistic weapons part of defense policy ‘framework’

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Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation

A driver’s windshield was damaged after she drove in the area with protesters demonstrating against Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election results, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in Portland, Ore. President-elect Donald Trump fired back on social media after demonstrators in both red and blue states hit the streets for another round of protests, showing outrage over the Republican’s unexpected win. (Jim Ryan/The Oregonian via AP)

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