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Wednesday | The Janesville Gazette

James Foley: Courage in the face of danger

To just be sickened by the shabby and cowardly manner in which he was beheaded by the terrorist group ISIS feels inadequate.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Metal, Isis, Electronic, Journalism

Wednesday | CTV

How Syrian Electronic Army is waging war on digital frontline

Groups of pro-Syrian government hackers are spreading malware to unsuspecting Internet users through websites, popular apps and social media under the guise of helping users protect their privacy, according to a Russian security firm.


Related Topix: Electronic, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Wednesday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Germany OKs sending arms to help Kurds fight Sunni radicals in Iraq; France sending m...

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier cited the "barbaric" actions of the Islamic State group that has taken control of large parts of Iraq in recent weeks, and the threat that their further advance could pose to the region and Europe.


Related Topix: Walter Steinmeier, Electronic

Wednesday | Hispanic Business

Syria militants' anti-aircraft weapons threatening civilian aircraft: Report

It cites the risk that the missiles could be smuggled out of are "known to be equipped with a variety of anti-aircraft weapons which have the capability to threaten civilian aircraft."


Related Topix: Terrorism, Electronic

Tue Aug 19, 2014


US officials say video appears to show execution of American journalist James Foley

Two U.S. officials say they believe American journalist James Foley was the victim executed by Islamic State militants as shown in a grisly video released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Journalism, Electronic

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Squamish Chief

Report: Portable anti-aircraft weapons used by armed groups in Syria pose aviation ...

Armed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists and used to destroy low-flying commercial planes, according to a new report by a respected international research group.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Electronic


Less shake from artificial quakes

US President Barack Obama says a stockpile of Syrian chemical weapons has been destroyed aboard a US ship in the Mediterranean Sea.


Related Topix: Electronic, Geology, Science, Trinidad, CO

Federal Computer Week

GCN Award winners, online privacy, Syrian malware and more

Each year, GCN -- an FCW sister publication -- honors projects where "technical ingenuity, resourcefulness in the use of IT and tactics in managing projects have had an extraordinary effect on the ability of agencies to carry out their mission."


Related Topix: Electronic, Privacy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Widevine Technologies

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Syrian government forces seize control of most of hotly contested Damascus suburb

Syrian government troops seized control of most of a contested suburb southeast of the capital of Damascus on Thursday, and were trying to crush remaining resistance on the town's northern outskirts, activists and state media said.


Related Topix: Middle East, Electronic, Syria, World News

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Snowden Claims NSA Knocked All of Syria's Internet Offline

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has claimed a team of NSA hackers was responsible for effectively knocking the entire country of Syria offline two years ago during a period of intense fighting in its still-ongoing civil war.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Electronic, Internet Service Providers

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Iraqi prime minister al-Maliki to file legal complaint against new president

Reinvigorated by American airstrikes, Kurdish forces retook two towns from Sunni militants Sunday, achieving one of their first victories after weeks of retreating, a senior Kurdish military official said.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Electronic, Terrorism,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Syrian singer Farah Youssef, Frech-Algerian Indila give concert in Algiers

"The Syrian people asked me to send their very best wishes to the . Indila performed in the second part of the evening alongside her band made up of two guitarists, one flautist and two percussionists.


Related Topix: Electronic

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Activists: Tribesmen force extremist group out of eastern Syrian villages

In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, Islamic militants parade in Beiji, some 250 kilometers north of the capital, Baghdad, Iraq.


Related Topix: Activism, Electronic, Iraq, World News, Middle East,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops

Insurgents fighting in Syria to oust President Bashar Assad detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the contested northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing at least 13 pro-government troops, opposition activists said.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Electronic

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Electronic, Salt Lake City, UT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Crawley Observer

Alleged Crawley suicide bomber's brother speaks of family's anguish

The brother of an alleged Crawley suicide bomber has spoken of his sister-in-law's grief following her husband's disappearance in Syria.


Related Topix: West Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Syria Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Electronic