A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at Yemen’s Defense Ministry killing at least 18 and wounding several more.
The Washington Post is reporting that the NSA gathers nearly 5 billion records a day showing the locations of cellphones around the world. It means Big Brother knows where people are located and with whom they are in contact in ways, the paper says, that were “previously unimaginable.”
Hassan al-Laqqis, a commander of Shia group Hezbollah, has been shot dead outside his home near Beirut. Little is publicly known about Laqqis but sources close to Hezbollah say he was a senior military commander with close ties to the group’s leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrullah. Hezbollah issued a statement saying that Israel would “bear full [...]
French forensic tests show that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat did not die of poisoning. as had been suggested by an report from Swiss scientists last month. That’s according to a Reuters source who saw the conclusions of the report.
The G8 and G20 summits were held in Canada in 2010. During which, reportedly, the NSA spied on participants. The allegation coming from journalist and advocate Glenn Greenwald, who has been first with stories about information gathered by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, now a fugitive from American justice in Russia. Greenwald says, more Snowden [...]
The head of the opposition party in Pakistan has given cops the name of the man he believes to be the CIA station chief there. It’s all part of a challenge to the U.S. drone attacks in country. Police had already launched an investigation into a recent drone strike.
They’ve been talking. Sort of. The United States and the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah. Actually, both sides have been talking with British diplomats. Who then pass the messages back and forth. Up until now, the arrangement had been secret.
Following the recent endorsement of the U.S.-Afghanistan bilateral security agreement by Afghanistan’s Loya Jirga, a new Council on Foreign Relations report outlines the composition, role and rationale for the roughly 10,000 U.S. troops that will possibly remain in the country after the 2014 draw down. RAND Corporation’s Seth Jones and Keith Crane explain in a [...]
The NSA is checking people who are checking people on the Internet. Especially if the people the people are checking are naked. That, according to the Huffington Post, which reports that documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA is following the Internet surfing habits of suspected Muslim radicals. In an [...]