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Iranian citizen sentenced to 48 months for conspiracy to export high-performance electronics to Iran

WASHINGTON – An Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 48 months in prison for conspiracy to illegally export more than 3,000 electronic components from the United States to Iran through Hong Kong, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Washington, D.C.

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Afghanistan Minister of Interior Affairs unveils Transnational Criminal Investigative Unit

 Afghanistan Minister of Interior Affairs


Afghanistan Minister of Interior Affairs General Ghulam Mujtaba Patang held a national press conference July 31, where he publicly announced the establishment of the first Afghanistan Transnational Criminal Investigative Unit (TCIU).

 

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Extreme Phenomena Escalating Worldwide

Its getting a little crazy out there! This 1/2 hour video Published on May 7, 2013 covers a few issues of Extreme Phenomena over the beginning of this year! 


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The United States welcomes the release from prison of Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani.

 

In a case which garnered international attention and condemnation, Mr. Nadarkhani, pastor of a network of Christian house churches in the city of Rasht, faced execution in Iran on the charge of apostasy. Arrested in 2009, the married father of two repeatedly refused to recant his Christian faith in return for his freedom; he spent three years in jail -- years which State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland, in a statement hailing his release, called “harrowing.”  

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A suicide bomber killed at least two people in Pakistan

A suicide bomber in a vehicle killed at least two Pakistanis and seriously wounded two foreigners in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday (September 3), police said. Initial reports that two American consulate workers were killed were retracted. 

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Clashes in Egypt as protesters march on Syrian embassy

Clashes break out on the streets of Cairo, as protesters try to storm the Syrian embassy. Activists said they wanted to raise the flag of the Syrian rebel army, who've been battling a bloody war with the Syrian government. Egyptian police fired tear gas to scatter crowds throwing rocks and missiles.

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Russian Citizens Now Eligible to Travel to Guam Visa-Free

Washington: Effective January 15, citizens of Russia are eligible to travel to Guam without a visa. On November 15, 2011, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) signed a decision that allows U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to exercise discretionary parole authority on a case-by-case basis to permit Russian nationals to travel to Guam visa-free. 

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Secretary Napolitano and Korean Minister of Justice Jae-Jin Kwon Announce Global Entry Agreement

Washington: Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today joined U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner David V. Aguilar and Republic of Korea Minster of Justice Jae-Jin Kwon at the Washington Dulles International Airport to announce a reciprocal agreement for each nation’s trusted traveler programs—the U.S. Global Entry program and Korea Smart Entry Service. 

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Israeli decisionmakers now are seriously considering whether to order a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities

Several published reports in  March 27, 2012  indicate that top Israeli decisionmakers now are seriously considering whether to order a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities, and if so, when. Twice in Israel’s
history, it has conducted air strikes aimed at halting or delaying what Israeli policymakers
believed to be efforts to acquire nuclear weapons by a Middle Eastern state—destroying Iraq’s
Osirak reactor in 1981 and a facility the Israelis identified as a reactor under construction in Syria
in 2007. Today, Israeli officials generally view the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran as an
unacceptable threat to Israeli security—with some viewing it as an existential threat.

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Genocide and War Crimes

New Website Designed to Raise Awareness, Solicit Information
Kosovo…Rwanda…Srebrenica. These places will forever be associated with unspeakable, brutal acts of genocide and war crimes. The global community has banded together to help prevent crimes like these and to bring to justice the perpetrators who commit them. The U.S. is part of this international effort—most recently through the creation of an interagency Atrocities Prevention Board. And the FBI supports the government’s efforts through its own Genocide War Crimes Program

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