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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated businessman Malek sentenced to 25 years in prison
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Afghanistan
Taliban militants, public uprising forces suffer casualties in Jawzjan clash
[KhaamaPress] The Talibs and public uprising forces have suffered casualties during a four-hour clash in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the clash took place in Jabar Shahid Village of Aqcha district leaving at least 6 Talibs dead and 16 others maimed.

The statement further added the public uprising forces have also suffered casualties but report regarding the exact number has not been shared with the military so far.

In the meantime, the Shaheen Corps said the Afghan army soldiers have not suffered casualties during the clash.

The anti-government armed forces of Evil including Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
have not commented regarding the casualties inflicting on their bad boys.

Jawzjan is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan. Talibs are active in some of the restive and remote districts of the province where they often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.
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Explosion rips through border police vehicle in Mazar-e-Sharif city
[KhaamaPress] An kaboom destroyed the vehicle of the border police forces in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the lovely provincial capital of Balkh province.
"THE vehicle? As in the only one? I think I see a problem here...
A front man for Balkh Police Headquarters Adilshah Adil confirmed the incident and said the kaboom was triggered by a magnetic bomb planted in police vehicle.

Adil further added that the incident took place later this afternoon close to the municipality compound of Mazar-e-Sharif city.

He said the body of a border policeman who lost his life in the kaboom has been shifted to hospital.

In the meantime, reports emerging from the area suggest that two other people have also sustained injuries in the kaboom.

No individual or group has so far grabbed credit for the kaboom.
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Another Taliban spy arrested in Kabul city
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces have nabbed
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
another prominent spy of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group during an operation which was conducted in the fifth district of Kabul city.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the Taliban spy identified as Rahmatullah was arrested by Special Forces of the Afghan National Police in Kote Sangi area of the city.

The statement further added that Rahmatullah was responsible for plotting terrorist attacks and transfer of Taliban group members in various parts of Kabul.

The Ministry of Interior on Monday announced that a prominent spy of Taliban identified as Qudratullah was arrested during a similar operation which was conducted in Company area in the fifth district of Kabul city on Sunday evening.

Qudratullah was collecting and sharing information regarding supply convoys which were travelling on Kabul-Maidan Wardak highway besides planning and coordinating terrorist attacks, the ministry of interior said.

The anti-government armed murderous Moslems including Taliban have not commented regarding the arrest of the group’s spies so far.
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Nangarhar: 20 Talibs toes up, 22 ISIS ditto


20 Taliban militants killed, 2 others detained in Afghan Special Forces raid in Nangarhar

[KhaamaPress] At least 20 Taliban militants were killed and two others were detained in an operation of the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province.

The informed military sources said Tuesday that the operation was conducted in Khugyani district of the province.

“Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Khugyani district killing 20 Taliban fighters, detaining two and destroying 7 IEDs and 4 hand grenades,” the sources said.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.

Nangarhar has been among the relatively provinces in East of Afghanistan but the security situation in some of its remote districts has started to deteriorated during the recent years.

Both Taliban and ISIS militants are active in some of the restive districts of the province and often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.

22 ISIS militants killed in Special Forces raid in Nangarhar province: NDS

[KhaamaPress] At least twenty two militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during a raid of the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province.

The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in a statement said the raid was conducted by the Special Forces of the agency in Khugyani district.

The statement further added that two weapons depots of the terror group were also destroyed during the same operation.

The military sources had earlier reported that twenty Taliban militants were killed and two others were detained during the operation.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.

Nangarhar has been among the relatively provinces in East of Afghanistan but the security situation in some of its remote districts has started to deteriorated during the recent years.

Both Taliban and ISIS militants are active in some of the restive districts of the province and often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.
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18 Talibs airstruck in Ghazni and Uruzgun,


Airstrikes kill 17 Taliban militants in Ghazni and Uruzgan provinces

[KhaamaPress] At least seventeen Taliban militants were killed in separate airstrikes which were conducted in south-eastern Ghazni and southern Uruzgan provinces, informed military sources said Tuesday.

The sources further added that 6 of the militants were killed in Deh Yak district of Ghazni province while 11 others were killed in Tarin Kot city, the provincial capital of Uruzgan province.

“Airstrikes in Deh Yak district of Ghazni province today killed 6 Taliban fighters. Airstrikes in Tarin Kot district of Uruzgan killed 11 Taliban fighters,” the sources said.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the casualties inflicting on their militants.

Both Ghazni and Uruzgan provinces are among the relatively volatile provinces in southern and south-eastern parts of Afghanistan.

Taliban militants are active in some of the restive and remote districts of the two province where they often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.

Taliban’s weapons and explosives smuggler killed in Ghazni airstrike

[KhaamaPress] A Taliban weapons and explosives smuggler was killed by an airstrike in Andar district, Ghazni province.

Informed military sources said Monday that the weapons and explosives smuggler of Taliban was killed on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

“The coordinator who went by the name, Jalalzal was in charge of smuggling and suppling weapons to Taliban fighters in order to commit horrific suicide and vehicle explosions, which is a prime example that the Taliban’s actions prove they have chosen violence instead of peace,” the sources said.

The military officials also added that Jalalzal encouraged violence and would supply weapons and equipment to Taliban fighters at all cost. “He has consistently ignored the will of the Afghan people and their desire for peace.”

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the killing of Jalalzal so far.
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Africa North
Libyan Air Strikes Kill Four, Wound 37
[AnNahar] Air raids on Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
Sunday night killed four people and maimed 37, Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) said Monday, blaming the attacks on strongman Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA).

This came a day after a similar attack on the capital killed another four civilians and injured 20, according to the GNA.

Haftar's LNA launched an offensive against Tripoli, the seat of the internationally-recognised GNA, on April 4.

After initial gains, Haftar's forces have encountered stiff resistance on the southern outskirts and his troops have been pushed back in some areas.

At least 278 people have been killed and more than 1,300 maimed in the festivities, according to a toll released Wednesday by the World Health Organization.

The GNA accuses Haftar of using foreign planes to carry out air strikes, without naming a country of origin.

After Sunday's raids, "public hospitals received four dead people -- three civilians and a soldier, and 37 maimed, Amin al-Hachemi, a front man for the GNA health ministry told AFP.

"The toll may rise given that victims have been transported to private hospitals."

The parts of Tripoli struck were Abou Slim, a densely-populated residential area in the south, and Ain Zara, a southern suburb that has seen several violent festivities in recent weeks.

A front man for the LNA confirmed Saturday's strikes on the capital, but said they were aimed at military targets.

"The capital is experiencing an escalation in the military offensive, war crimes, and indiscriminate bombings of residential areas, public facilities and infrastructure," Mohanad Younes, a front man for the GNA, said on the government's Facebook page.

"Unmanned foreign planes participated in these raids, the latest ones having hit homes in Ain Zara and Abou Slim," said Younes.

The responsibility for these acts, he added, rests "with the states which support the belligerent forces of the criminal Haftar".

Haftar's offensive has sharpened fault lines in policy towards Libya among world powers.

On April 18, Russia and the United States opposed a British bid backed by La Belle France and Germany at the UN Security Council to demand a ceasefire in the North African country.

The White House revealed the next day that Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
had reached out personally to Haftar in a phone call, during which the US president "recognised Field Marshal Haftar's significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya's oil resources".

The country has been mired in chaos since the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
-backed uprising that deposed and killed dictator Moamer Qadaffy in 2011.
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Air strikes, roadblocks trap civilians in Tripoli
[DAWN] Libyan forces loyal to a former military commander have intensified their air strikes on Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
, where heavy fighting and blocked roads have left civilians trapped in their homes, officials said on Monday.

Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter’s self-styled Libyan National Army launched an operation to retake the capital on April 4 and has been locked in heavy fighting in and around the city with militias loosely allied with a UN-supported government. The festivities have killed more than 270 people, including 21 civilians, according to the latest UN figures released last week.

Libyan officials said LNA air strikes have targeted the Nawasi Brigade in the Abu Salim district, about 7 kilometres from Tripoli’s centre. At least four non-combatants were killed, they said.

They said air strikes hit Al Qaqaa military camp in the town of al-Falah, south of Tripoli. The camp is controlled by powerful militias from the western town of Misrata that are also allied with the Tripoli government. Air strikes and shelling also hit the towns of Khallet al-Forjan, Ain Zara and al-Twaisha, south of the capital, and heavy fighting was underway in Salah al-Deen, an area that saw earlier festivities between rival militias in September.Residents said fighting has been ongoing overnight in residential areas a few kilometers south of Tripoli. Both sides have used heavy artillery and Arclight airstrikes, they said.

"We cannot move because of the shelling from both sides. Our homes have been damaged. We are trying to leave the area to a safer place," said Mohammed al-Trapoulsi, a 41-year-old father of three from Abu Salim.

On Sunday, LNA front man Ahmed al-Mosmari told a news conference in the eastern city of Benghazi that their warplanes targeted the Yarmuk military camp in Ain Zara. The two sides have traded control the strategic camp since the offensive began.

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Arabia
UAE Sentences Turk to Life for Links to Syria Islamists
[AnNahar] The United Arab Emirates' supreme court upheld a life sentence against a Ottoman Turkish citizen for promoting Islamist groups in Syria and transferring funds out of the Gulf state, state media reported.

The ruling, handed down late Monday, comes less than two weeks after The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's colony in Asia Minor....
placed in durance vile
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
a UAE citizen suspected of playing a role in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October in Istanbul. The man was found hanged in his cell on Sunday.

The supreme court in Abu Dhabi upheld the life sentence of the 49-year-old Ottoman Turkish citizen for "launching an extensive campaign on a Facebook account named 'Ali Ozturk Mehmet' without getting an official permit" to promote "the ideologies of the two terrorist groups and sending them funds through money transfer companies in the UAE", the state news agency WAM said.

According to the indictment, cited by the news agency, the man was found guilty of "colluding" with former al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra
...formally Jabhat an-Nusrah li-Ahli al-Sham (Support Front for the People of the Levant), also known as al-Qaeda in the Levant. They aim to establish a pan-Arab caliphate. Not the same one as the Islamic State, though .. ...
Front and Ahrar al-Sham
...a Syria jihadi group made up of Islamists and salafists, not that there's that much difference, formed into a brigade. They make up the main element of the Islamic Front but they don't profess adoration of al-Qaeda and they've been fighting (mainly for survival) against the Islamic State. Their leadership was wiped out at a single blow by a suicide kaboom at a crowded basement meeting in September, 2014...
, two radical groups in Syria.

An Arab man was also found guilty of setting up and managing accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Telegram and WhatsApp "under the pseudonym 'Abu Mohammed Al Adnani' with the intent of promoting the fanatic ideologies of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group", WAM said.

The Ottoman Turkish national was first accused by prosecutors of colluding with terrorist groups in Syria and was found guilty of fundraising activities in the UAE for the two groups.
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Iraq
PKK, Turkey claim 20 killed, injured in deadly week
[Rudaw] In a deadly week of festivities between Ottoman Turkish state forces and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), both sides claimed to have inflicted casualties. The PKK said they killed six Ottoman Turkish soldiers on both sides of the Kurdistan Region-The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
border in activities during the past week, while the Ottoman Turkish Defence Ministry claimed to have hit 14 PKK guerrillas in a weekend Arclight airstrike in the Kurdistan Region.

The Peoples’ Defence Forces (HPG), the armed wing of the PKK, said they killed one soldier and injured another, and dealt a "crippling blow" to Ottoman Turkish army installations on Lelikan hill in the Sidakan area of northern Erbil province where the borders of Kurdistan Region, Turkey, and Iran meet.

The HPG launched an attack on Ottoman Turkish soldiers stationed there on Sunday afternoon, according to their statement, published on Tuesday.

Inside Turkey, HPG claimed to have killed five soldiers during an operation in Diyarbakir on Wednesday. The guerrillas also lost five of their own in the operation, they stated.

Turkey has not confirmed the deaths within their own ranks, but claimed to have "neutralized" 14 PKK fighters in airstrikes on Sunday. The Ottoman Turkish army uses the word neutralized to refer to those killed, maimed, or otherwise removed from the battlefield. Col. Tamer Zincir told news hounds on Monday that they hit PKK guerrillas in a cave in the Zab region of northern Duhok, Anadolu Agency reported.

HPG confirmed the Ottoman Turkish airstrikes, but denied the casualties.

Ottoman Turkish jets launched at least eight airstrikes against an alleged PKK position 32 kilometres northeast of Duhok city on Friday morning, a local confirmed to Rudaw, saying that this is the first time the conflict had reached that area.

Turkey regularly carries out airstrikes and military offensives against alleged PKK positions in the Kurdistan Region, where the group has its headquarters. The four-decade long conflict was reignited in 2015 after a grinding of the peace processor broke down.

At least 4,330 people have been killed since July 20, 2015, according to the International Crisis Group, which is tracking the conflict. Those killed include 1,144 state forces, 2,499 PKK fighters, 464 civilians, and 223 unidentified people.

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was in Erbil on Monday, but his talks with Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani focused on business and trade ties.

The government in Baghdad has called on Ottoman Turkish forces to withdraw from Iraqi territory and said no group should use Iraqi land to carry out attacks on its neighbours. The Kurdistan Regional Government has called on the PKK to leave the Region.
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Iraqi security arrest seven Islamic State terrorists in Nineveh
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi intelligence forces jugged
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
on Tuesday seven Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
Death Eaters during a security operation in the province of Nineveh, a security expert said.

Speaking to IKH News, Fadel Abu Regheef said that intelligence forces carried out a security operation in al-Baaj district in Nineveh province, arresting seven Islamic State terrorists.

The seven were wanted for trial by Iraqi judiciary, he added.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Gaza balloon sparks blaze near kibbutz in south
[IsraelTimes] A balloon-borne incendiary device launched from the Gazoo Strip sparks a fire in southern Israel, the fire department says.

"A team of firefighters worked to put out a brushfire caused by a balloon in the Gazoo area, near one of the kibbutzes," a spokesperson for the department’s southern district says in a statement.

The blaze occurred outside Kibbutz Nahal Oz in the Sha’ar Hanegev region. It was extinguished by a team of volunteers, the fire department says.

Throughout the day, Paleostinians in the Gazoo Strip have been launching balloons carrying incendiary devices into southern Israel in an apparent violation of an unofficial ceasefire agreement reached between Israel and terror groups in the enclave.
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PA court sentences Palestinian to prison for trying to sell land to Israeli Jews
[IsraelTimes] While death is among the possible punishments in PA penal code for such offenses, Abbas has not signed off on any executions since 2006.

A Paleostinian Authority court that convened in Nablus on Wednesday sentenced a Paleostinian to five years in prison for attempting to sell land to Israeli Jews.

"The Grand Criminal Court that met in Nablus sentenced... M.Y.M, to five years in prison on charges of attempting to cut off part of the Paleostinian lands and [sell] it to a foreign state," a memo on the PA Higher Judicial Council’s website said, only identifying the convict by his initials.

An official in the PA judiciary council said M.Y.M. attempted to sell land in the West Bank to Israeli Jews.

"He attempted to leak land to Israelis, which is in violation of the law," the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told The Times of Israel, using the Arabic term to allude to selling land to Israeli Jews.

Paleostinian law considers attempting to sell or selling land to Israeli Jews a punishable offense.

According to the law, possible punishments for trying to sell or selling land to Israeli Jews include various degrees of hard labor and imprisonment as well as execution.

However,
the difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits...
the law requires that PA President the ineffectual Mahmoud Abbas
... a graduate of the prestigious unaccredited Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow with a doctorate in Holocaust Denial...
approve any death sentence, and he has not signed off on any executions since 2006.

"The president does not approve execution sentences," Hassan al-Aouri, Abbas’s former legal adviser, said in a phone call in November 2018.

The Paleostinians maintain that selling land in the West Bank to Israeli Jews undermines their efforts to establish a state that they hope will include the territory.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iran arrests 32 over support for cleric's alleged killer
[DAWN] Iran has tossed in the calaboose
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
32 people who had expressed support online for a man accused of murdering a holy man, semi-official news agency ISNA reported on Tuesday.

Behrouz Hajilouyi allegedly shot Mostafa Ghasemi on Saturday outside the seminary where the Shia holy man worked in the western Hamedan province.

He had confessed to the crime in a now-deleted post on his Instagram account, Fars news agency reported.

"Thirty-two people who had left messages of support for Behrouz Hajilouyi on his personal (Instagram) page were identified and arrested," Hamedan police chief Bakhshali Kamrani told ISNA.

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Turkish Soldier Killed By YPG In Northern Syria - Defense Ministry
[Jpost] One Ottoman Turkish soldier was killed and three were slightly maimed in northern Syria on Tuesday during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the most dubious NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
ally....

's Defence Ministry said.

The attack took place in a region where Turkey carried out a cross-border operation dubbed Euphrates Shield in 2016 to drive Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
snuffies and the YPG from its border with Syria. Turkey regards the U.S.-backed YPG as a terrorist organization.

The defense ministry statement said the Ottoman Turkish army opened fire in retaliation against YPG targets. It did not give further details on the whereabouts of the attack.
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Tiger Forces of #SyrianArmy sending more reinforcement to the northern suburbs of #Hama and southern suburbs of #Idlib
[TWITTER]

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IRGC forcing owners of factories in Aleppo's Sheikh Najjar Industrial Zone to pay protection money
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 05/01/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [190 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  probably should have read, "...to pay protection money to them rather than to Assad"
Posted by: lord garth || 05/01/2019 16:19 Comments || Top||

#2  To be fair, supporting an army abroad is expensive, while thanks to President Obama the Iranian economy is tanking. They have to pay their troops, not to mention all those irregulars from the Shiite diaspora.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/01/2019 20:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Eek! That is President Trump, of course. I have no idea what I wasn’t thinking.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/01/2019 20:58 Comments || Top||



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  Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated businessman Malek sentenced to 25 years in prison
Tue 2019-04-30
  Gunmen kill pastor, worshippers in Burkina Faso church
Mon 2019-04-29
  Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seen in new video for first time in five years
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  Father, brothers of alleged Sri Lanka bombing mastermind killed
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  Jihadists 'blow themselves up' as soldiers raid suicide vest factory in Sri Lanka
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  Trump says sending ‘armed soldiers’ to US-Mexico border
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  Saudi Arabia beheads 37 for terrorism crimes, most of them minority Shiites
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