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  • Questions raised about extent of doctoring of video showing Japanese hostages

    The video of two Japanese hostages being held by the Islamic State group seems, like past IS videos, taken in an arid, desert setting. But suspicions are emerging that the message was not prepared outdoors at all. An expert in these videos said it was...
  • Prisoners using cell phones coordinated militant attacks from 'Lebanon's Guantanamo'

    For years, Islamist prisoners of a Lebanese jail connected with fellow militants on the outside through smartphones and computers purchased from guards, operating freely in door-less cells of a notorious jail overlooking the seaside capital of Beirut as...
  • Yemen's U.S.-backed president resigns amid standoff; country could split apart

    Yemen's U.S.-backed president resigns amid standoff; country could split apart
    Yemen's U.S.-backed president quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home, severely complicating American efforts to combat al-Qaida's powerful local franchise and raising fears that the Arab world's poorest country will...
  • An angry Lewis Black, coming to Rialto Square Theatre

    An angry Lewis Black, coming to Rialto Square Theatre
    The terrible events in Paris this month may suggest social satirists who roast religious figures must fear for their lives. But Lewis Black, the veteran stand-up comedian who once declared God's creating the Earth in seven days a myth because "I have...
  • Egypt's president says Islam needs a reboot as Egypt and France battle same war on extremism

    Islam needs a reboot as Egypt and France battle the same enemy by waging war against Islamic extremism and terrorism, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Thursday. It's a tolerant religion, he said, but in the past two to three decades it has...
  • NY prosecutor: Defendant in 1998 US embassy bombings in Africa was top Osama bin Laden aide

    A prosecutor at a terrorism trial said Thursday that a Saudi Arabian defendant was a top al-Qaida terrorist who sought to spread Osama bin Laden's call to kill Americans while a defense lawyer described him as a dissident waging a peaceful campaign...
  • Pollard deserves equal treatment

    Pollard deserves equal treatment
    The U.S. has softened it rules on Cuba, after 54 years. President Obama's rationale was that it was time for a new approach because the current policy did not produce change in Cuba or bring down the Castro regime. The dozen and more changes benefit...
  • Fight against terrorism in mind, France plans tough new tack as EU ponders rights protection

    Reeling from the Paris terror attacks, France announced broad new measures to fight homegrown terrorism like giving police better equipment and hiring more intelligence agents, as European officials sought to strike the right balance between rushing...
  • Leader of Boko Haram says God told him to carry out massacre

    Leader of Boko Haram says God told him to carry out massacre
    Six years ago, Nigerian forces captured the leader of the extremist group Boko Haram and killed him in custody — a move that was to have far-reaching consequences. Nigeria had exchanged a charismatic preacher named Mohammed Yusuf for the more...
  • Condemn terrorism without praising offensiveness

    Freedom of expression through writing, speaking, dressing, music, art, religion and other forms and beliefs is one of the most cherished rights we have in a free society. Yet it's one of the most abused and is often laced with hypocrisy and double...
  • Yemen, a U.S. partner against terrorism, on the brink of collapse

    Yemen, a U.S. partner against terrorism, on the brink of collapse
    Yemen is home to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, a group that last week claimed responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris. The United States military and CIA work closely with Yemen's government in the fight against terrorism. Twice last...