Daily Archives: February 21, 2008

Supreme Court Rejects ACLU Challenge to Warrantless Surveillance

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down a legal challenge to the warrantless domestic spying program President George W. Bush created after the September 11 attacks,” reports Reuters. “… Bush authorized the program to monitor international phone calls and e-mails … Continue reading

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Islamic Jamaat Activists Sentenced in Russia

The Russian “Tatar Supreme Court agreed with the jury’s guilty verdict in relation to 17 participants of the Islamic Jamaat illegal armed formation and handed down prison sentences,” reports the Russian news agency Interfax. “‘Under the sentence, 16 of the … Continue reading

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Hicks Diary Reveals Terror Training

David Hicks’s handwritten ‘jihad diary’ gives new insight into the sophisticated terrorism training he underwent, exploding claims that he was an innocent abroad,” reports the Australian. “The confessed terrorism supporter used a school exercise book … to write up the … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro Resigns as Head of Cuba

For many years I have occupied the honorable position of President,” Castro wrote in Granma. “[Because of] my unstable health condition … I will neither aspire to nor accept the positions of President of the State Council and Commander in … Continue reading

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Opposition Group Claims That Iran Has Nuclear Warhead Factory; Iranian Lawmaker Announces Countdown to Israel’s Destruction

The Iranian opposition group that first exposed Iran’s controversial nuclear fuel program”—the National Council of Resistance of Iran—has given the International Atomic Energy Agency “details of what the group says is a working nuclear warhead factory, visited by North Koreans,” … Continue reading

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