Posts Tagged “State Department”

Kerry appoints Shaarik Zafar Special Rep to Muslim Communities

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Kerry appoints Shaarik Zafar Special Rep to Muslim Communities

Kerry appoints Shaarik Zafar Special Rep to Muslim Communities By Ray Hanania U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday announced the appointment of Shaarik H. Zafar as the State Department’s new “Special Representative to Muslim Communities” in the United States and the international community. The appointment was made at a closed ceremony at the Dean Acheson…

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US designates Syrian groups as “terrorist”

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US designates Syrian groups as “terrorist”

US designates Syrian groups as “terrorist” The Department of State announced the amendment of the designation of al-Qa’ida in Iraq (AQI) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist entity under section 1(b) of Executive Order (E.O.) 13224 to add the…

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State Department Briefing on Middle East: Egypt arrests US Embassy employee

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State Department Briefing on Middle East: Egypt arrests US Embassy employee

State Department Briefing on the Middle East Egypt arrests a US Embassy employee in Cairo on charges of being a member of the Muslim Brotherhood By Ray Hanania The U.S. State Department confirmed today (Wednesday Feb. 12) that an Egyptian employee of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo was arrested by the Egyptian Military Government on…

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