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Russia Uses Iran to Launch Air Strikes Against Syria Militants

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On Tuesday, Russia used Iran as a base to launch air strikes against Syrian militants for the first time.  This attack will widen its air campaign in Syria and deepen Russia’s involvement in the Middle East. Long-range Russian Tupolev-22M3 bombers and Sukhoi-34 fighter bombers are being used at Iran’s Hamadan …

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Boko Haram Releases Video of the Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls

Militant Group Boko Haram Now Requests Release of Fighter in Exchange for Girls Nigerian Islamist group, Boko Haram, recently released a video showing the Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted in April 2014.  It is said they are currently holding over 200 of the 276 final year girls taken from their …

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