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Archive | December 17, 2009

Yemen claims 34 killed in raid on Qaida hide-outs

DEC 17 2009 YEMEN — Warplanes and security forces on the ground attacked an al Qaeda training camp in the area of Mahsad in the southern province of Abyan. Saleh el-Shamsy, a provincial security official, said at least 30 suspected militants were killed. Witnesses, however, put the number killed at over 60 in the heaviest […]

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Mexican Navy Raid Kills Arturo Beltran Leyva in Shootout at Upscale Apartment

Two hundred sailors raided an upscale apartment complex and killed a reputed Mexican drug cartel chief ‘boss of bosses’ Arturo Beltran Leyva and three members of his cartel in a two-hour gunbattle — a significant advance in President Felipe Calderon’s drug war. Cartel gunmen hurled grenades that injured three sailors — at least 10 explosions […]

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Car bomb outside restaurant in Baghdad restaurant kills 3

DEC 17 2009 BAGHDAD — A car bomb exploded outside a popular restaurant in central Baghdad on Thursday night, killing three people and wounding 16 as diners were out enjoying the start to their weekend. The explosion occurred about 7:10 p.m. outside the City Chef restaurant in the Karradah neighborhood. Diners were injured. Wikipedia: Karradah (predominantly […]

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Iranian-Backed Insurgents Hacked Video Feeds of U.S. Drones with $26 Software

Senior U.S. defense and intelligence officials said Iranian-backed insurgents intercepted video feeds by intercepting unprotected communications links in some of the remotely flown drone aircraft systems by using $26 software that could be purchased online. Shiite fighters in Iraq used software programs such as SkyGrabber from the Russian company Sky Software to regularly capture UAV-drone […]

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Posted in 24/7 ALERTS!, Video

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Copenhagen Climate Conference in Disarray, Inside and Out: Delays, Protests, Arrests

Progress in the climate change summit in Copenhagen was in jeopardy Wednesday night with complex negotiations falling 18 hours behind schedule over failure to overcome disagreements on how to combat global warming. Outside the conference, police clashed with protesters, who broke through a security cordon in a failed to break in to the conference center. […]

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Posted in Energy, Protests