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Saudi Arabia Kicks Off Islamic Counter-Terrorism Summit

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia gathered officials from 40 Muslim countries on Sunday in the first meeting of an Islamic counter-terrorism alliance, a move Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman declared a “clear signal” to extremism.

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Experts: ‘Persian Spring Is Possible’ in Oppressed Iran

WASHINGTON, DC – Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman and retired General Charles Wall laid out their visions for the “the way forward” regarding the United States’ policy on Iran during a panel discussion at the National Press Club on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 20: U.S. President Geroge W. Bush holds a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room September 20, 2007 in Washington, DC. Bush faced questions from the news media about the war in Iraq and the $35 million increase in the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) …

9 Terrible Legacies of George W. Bush and the Iraq War

It takes time to judge the full impact of an event as momentous as the Iraq War. If hindsight is 20/20, as the old saying goes, it would be foolish not to look back when 20/20 vision is finally achieved. Most effects of the Iraq War, over the long term, have proven to be disastrous.

Iran rebels pose with a U.S. flag they bayoneted upside down on trees at Sultanabad Garrison northeast of Tehran, Iran on Feb. 12, 1979. (AP Photo/Saris)

A Brief Timeline of Iran-Sponsored Terrorism Since 1979

WASHINGTON, D.C. – From its warmongering in Iraq, Syria, and to a degree in Yemen, to its meddling in Lebanon, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the Palestinian territories and Turkey, the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its terrorist proxy in Lebanon, Hezbollah, have caused chaos in the Middle East region since it came to power in 1979.

A picture shows the damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012, following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. Libya said it has made arrests and opened a …

Bodyguard Details Last Moments of Ambassador Chris Stevens in Benghazi

Testifying for six hours at the trial of alleged Benghazi attack mastermind Ahmed Abu Khattala on Tuesday, diplomatic security agents Scott Wickland and David Ubben described the last moments of Ambassador Chris Stevens and their own miraculous survival.

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Court Hears Graphic Evidence Detailing Benghazi Compound Attack

WASHINGTON — Government witnesses in the trial of Ahmed Abu Khattala testified Tuesday in graphic detail about the bloody attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, while defense attorneys worked to raise doubt that the defendant masterminded the 2012 strikes that killed four Americans.

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Bodyguard Gives Harrowing Account of Benghazi Attack

WASHINGTON — A diplomatic security agent testified Monday that after militants stormed the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, he turned to U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was hiding in a safe room, and said, “When I die, you need to pick up my gun and keep fighting.”

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Libya Probes Brother of Manchester Suicide Bomber

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s prosecutor general says an investigation of the brother of the suicide bomber in a deadly concert attack in Manchester, England is still underway.

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Libya Says Boats Carrying 700 Migrants Intercepted

BENGHAZI, LIBYA (AP) — Libya’s navy says it has intercepted and brought to shore vessels carrying nearly 700 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe over the past two days.