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Iraq breaks up al Qaeda chemical weapons cell

Iraq-AQ-chemical-agents.jpgThe al Qaeda cell is said to have been plotting to use sarin and mustard gas against a religious procession in Iraq, and was planning to move the chemical weapons to the US, Canada, and Europe.


Widow of Chechen man shot dead by FBI: 'I hope we will get to the truth'




Pakistan - Christian representatives seek 'mass asylum' in US, EU, Canada and Australia




NATO summit on Afghan pullout in 2014




The State Department published its Country Reports on Terrorism 2012; the report notes Iran's resurgent role in worldwide terrorism. The former top commander of US forces in Afghanistan called on the Obama administration to announce post-2014 troop levels in Afghanistan. Sami Samir Hassoun, 25, a Lebanese immigrant, was sentenced to 23 years in prison for attempting to bomb a crowded area near Chicago's Wrigley Field. A woman from Michigan who had converted to Islam died working for rebel forces in Syria.




Man Killed During FBI Inquiry Said to Have Been Violent




The father of Ibragim Todashev, who was shot by the FBI on May 22, called, along with CAIR, for an investigation into his son's death. Todashev was being questioned by the FBI about links to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev when he was shot; his father accused the FBI of killing Todashev to shut him up. Manssor Arbabsiar, an Iranian from Texas, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for plotting with Iran's Quds Force to murder the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the US; authorities have also charged Quds Force operative Gholam Shakuri, but he remains at large.




When Assad shells rebels, Israel goes on alert and learns




After vowing transparency, US mum on drone killing




Confidential report lists US weapons system designs compromised by Chinese cyberspies




Should the US Army buy a hybrid tank?




Israeli or U.S. Action Against Iran: Who Will Do It If It Must Be Done?




Obama Asks Pentagon For Syria No-Fly Zone Plan




Karzai Requests The Transfer of Guantanamo Detainees




US intelligence embraces debate in security issues




Official: Clash that killed 14 Filipino marines and militants part of new US-backed offensive




Coalition troops are ready to 'rough it' while closing Afghan bases




How Timbuktu's manuscripts were saved from jihadists




The FBI arrested Wissam Allouche in San Antonio on May 24 on charges he lied about his affiliation with Hezbollah in order to get a sensitive position in the US Defense Deptartment. The former commander of the Amal militia in Lebanon will be arraigned on May 28.




In Afghan Transition, US Forces Take a Step Back