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  • LIVE - 2:30 EDT Announcement from John Kerry on Syria

    08/26/2013 11:15:10 AM PDT · by GraceG · 295 replies
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  • US seeks 86 million dollars in military aid to Palestinians

    01/13/2007 1:53:23 PM PST · by FreedomCalls · 34 replies · 762+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan 12th, 2007 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - The administration of President George W. Bush has asked Congress to authorize 86 million dollars in military aid to boost security forces loyal to moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, a senior US official said. "Eighty-six million is the figure we're looking at with Congress, that's our starting point," said State Department spokesman Sean McCormack.
  • Muslim Charity Jamet-al-Dawa connected to slave trade

    05/24/2006 6:28:48 AM PDT · by The Lumster · 6 replies · 884+ views
    Help Pakistan Children ^ | May 20, 2006 | Pastor David
    Can you imagine the rush of emotion you'd feel if your 8-year-old son, who had been kidnapped six months earlier, suddenly appeared at your door after you'd given up hope of ever seeing him again? In Pakistan just a fews days ago, I was repeatedly blessed to witness parents experience that thrill as we returned their abducted children. As the father in the above photos told us as he clung to his son, "It is a miracle." Indeed it was. Let me tell you how it happened. For those of you who haven't been following the unfolding story over the...
  • '$45m paid to Iraq kidnappers'

    05/21/2006 10:02:43 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 24 replies · 1,287+ views
    AFP ^ | May 22 2006
    France, Germany and Italy paid about $45 million to obtain the release of hostages kidnapped in Iraq, despite denying it in public, a British newspaper reports. Britain has not handed out any money to kidnap gangs, the paper said on Monday, basing its report on "documents seen by The Times". The list of payments has also been seen by Western diplomats, who are angered at the behaviour of the three governments. France, Italy and Germany have all publicly denied paying any ransom money. "But according to the documents, held by security officials in Baghdad who have played a crucial role...
  • Pakistan :Militants were paid to repay Al Qaeda debt

    02/09/2005 7:59:13 AM PST · by Qaz_W · 9 replies · 338+ views
    Dawn, Pakistan. ^ | 09 February 2005 | Ismail Khan
    PESHAWAR, Feb 8: The government paid huge amounts of money to four of the five most-wanted militants in South Waziristan, who surrendered and signed peace deals with the authorities in November last year , to enable them to repay the debt they claimed they owed to Al Qaeda, sources told Dawn. Payments were made as part of a package after the militants insisted that they needed to pay back a huge sum they had taken from Al Qaeda in their fight against Pakistani forces. The sources said the payments were made from the secret service fund (SS Fund) and the...
  • Paper trails to Saudi Arabia

    06/23/2004 10:17:53 PM PDT · by kattracks · 3 replies · 193+ views
    <p>Many paper trails related to the financing of militant Islam and terrorism still lead to Saudi Arabia, despite significant regulatory improvements. A recent study sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations outlines the strides the Saudi government has made in this area, along with the remaining shortcomings.</p>