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Syria’s Nusra Front Breaks from Al-Qaeda

The Nusra Front, formally known as Jabhat al-Nusra, has been al-Qaeda’s franchise in Syria since late 2011. The Syrian group’s leader has announced it will now cut its ties with al-Qaeda and become independent, with al-Qaeda’s blessing.

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North Korea Says U.S. Has ‘Crossed the Red Line’ to War

Joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea are on the horizon, which means it is time for North Korea’s perennial saber-rattling. In this case, as the Associated Press reports, the erratic Communist regime is also furious that leader Kim Jong Un was added to a list of sanctioned individuals by the United States in early July.

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa speaks during a conference held by the Awqaf (Religious Affairs) Ministry headquarters in Cairo, in this May 25, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY - RTX1EH2E

Egypt’s Top Clerics Reject Government-Issued Moderate Islamic Sermons

Earlier this month, the Egyptian government began drafting mandatory anti-extremist sermons for Muslim clerics, complete with time limits to ensure speedy delivery with minimal ad-libbing. The program has not gone over well, with Egypt’s top scholars rejecting the sermons as too superficial and restrictive.

Militant Islamist fighters waving flags, travel in vehicles as they take part in a military parade along the streets of Syria's northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014. REUTERS/STRINGER

U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Seize Documents and Data from Islamic State

On Wednesday, American military officials announced that U.S.-backed Arab and Kurdish fighters in Syria have seized an enormous trove of data from various Islamic State strongholds, weighing in at over four terabytes in size. The data is now being analyzed by the United States and other anti-ISIS coalition nations.

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Trump, Russia, and Hillary’s Email: A Case Study in Stray Voltage

It should be possible to honestly disagree with Donald Trump’s provocative comments, but that was apparently beyond the ability of Hillary Clinton’s friends, donors, and former employees in the mainstream media… or Trump critics on the Right, who should have known better than to implicitly believe anything the press tells them.

Ansbach Suicide Bomber Pledges Allegiance to Islamic State in Video

Ansbach Suicide Bomber Pledges Allegiance to Islamic State in Video

Mohammad Daleel, the 27-year-old Syrian “refugee” who injured over a dozen Germans in a suicide-bomb attack on a bar in Ansbach Sunday night, allegedly recorded a “martyrdom video” with his cell phone before the attack, in which he pledged allegiance to ISIS and promised more attacks in Europe.

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#NeverHillary, In One Easy Lesson

This is for the NeverTrump people. I’m assuming the reader strongly dislikes Donald Trump. If you’re pro-Trump, there isn’t much for you in what follows, unless you’re looking for something to say to the NeverTrump people in your life.

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‘No TPP!’ Chants Drown Out Democratic Convention Speakers

“No TPP!” has been a popular slogan, in chants and printed signs, at the Democratic National Convention because of broad opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal that is heavily favored by President Barack Obama — and also heavily opposed by primary loser Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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U.S. General Blamed for Turkey Coup: I Was Too Busy Drinking with Geraldo

Turkish media loyal to the regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have decided to pin the aborted coup attempt on a retired U.S. Army general and former NATO commander, Gen. J.F. Campbell, who says he has not traveled outside the United States in months and was having a beer with Geraldo on the day of the coup.

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U.S. Applies Sanctions Against Top Al-Qaeda Leaders in Iran

The U.S. government has added three senior al-Qaeda leaders based in Iran to the Treasury Department list of “Specially Designated Global Terrorists,” which means they will be subject to sanctions even as President Obama’s nuclear deal pours billions of dollars into Iran’s coffers.

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Democrats Suddenly Very Concerned About Email Hacking

After spending a year downplaying the risk of Hillary Clinton’s highly vulnerable email server getting hacked — and exposing the classified documents it wasn’t supposed to contain — to foreign intelligence services, Democrats are suddenly very concerned about email hacking. That’s because they desperately need to discredit the devastating leak of DNC emails as a Russian dirty trick to rig the U.S. election.

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Morgan Wright: ‘No Doubt’ Hackers Have Emails from Hillary Clinton’s Secret Server and Clinton Foundation

Cybersecurity expert Morgan Wright of IdentitySecurity joined Monday’s Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon to discuss the latest batch of leaked Democratic National Committee emails, which demonstrated active collusion between the DNC, the mainstream media, and Hillary Clinton’s campaign against her rival in the primaries, Bernie Sanders.