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Iran steps up pace of executions as it courts West




Russia Withheld Details on Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Boston Bombing Suspect, Report Says




El Mehdi Semlali Fathi, 26, a Moroccan resident of Bridgeport, Conn., was arrested on immigration charges yesterday; the complaint filed in federal court alleged that he repeatedly expressed a desire to bomb a federal building in Connecticut and an unspecified university outside the state. Secretary of State Kerry claimed that the threatened US strike on Syria late last summer would not have been significant enough to change the course of the conflict. In a recent article summarily dismissed by the US, it was alleged that a very large intervention had been planned. Kerry warned that Iran has the capability to produce fissile material for a nuclear bomb in two months. An Israeli media report claimed the US is now providing Syrian rebels with heavy antitank BGM-71 TOW missiles; similar weapons were seen in a video featuring the Harakat Hazm group.




US accused of supplying anti-tank weapons to Syrian rebels




John Kerry, US Military Clash on Approach to Syria's Rebels




US lawmakers draft new Hezbollah sanctions




Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians




US allows Boeing airplane component sales to Iran




Delays in Effort to Refocus CIA From Drone War




Malaysia says it 'will not stop looking' for jet




Syria's moderate rebels still losing ground to extremists




Turkey admits Reyhanli was attacked by al Qaeda




The State Department offered rewards of up to $3 million for information leading to the arrest of Musa Asoglu, Zerrin Sari, or Seher Demir Sen, three leaders of the left-wing Turkish terrorist organization Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi, or DHKP/C). Visiting Algiers, Secretary of State Kerry said the US wants to provide increased security assistance, including intelligence-sharing, to Algeria "in order to defeat al Qaeda and other terrorist groups" in the region.




A shooter identified as Spec. Ivan Lopez opened fire at Fort Hood, Tex., killing three people and wounding 16, and then killed himself; authorities said the incident did not appear to be terrorism-related but were not ruling anything out. The FBI yesterday confirmed it was looking for a recently discharged Army recruit named Booker, a.k.a. Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, who was said to be planning "Fort Hood-inspired jihad against US soldiers."




Restoring Its Legacy, Moscow Invests In Future In Afghanistan




Terror Suit Against Jordanian Bank Tests US Diplomacy and Secrecy Laws




Converging Interests May Lead to Cooperation Between Israel and Gulf States




Russia's foreign minister said Secretary of State Kerry recently confirmed to him personally that the US is still opposed to providing antiaircraft weapons to rebels fighting the Assad regime in Syria. A Senate Intelligence Committee report disputed the CIA's contention that "enhanced interrogation techniques" provided key information in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.




After the Wars: A legacy of pain and pride




President Obama said a limited US military intervention in Syria would not have prevented the humanitarian crisis in the country. With regard to the decision not to launch military strikes in Syria last year, he said that "after a decade of war ... the United States has limits."