US and Iraq planning strike to re-claim Mosul from Islamic State
Preparations include selecting and training military units and cutting supply lines to Islamic State fighters.
by Irish Independent
Bombings kill 14 soldiers, militiamen in Iraq
21 troops wounded in bombing.
by Daily Star

Yemeni Government Collapses as President and Prime Minister Resign
“Our top priority in Yemen remains the counterterrorism effort…”
by Shuaib Almosawa & Rod Nordland
‘We didn’t even really know who we were firing at’ – former US drone operator
“People need to know the lack of oversight, the lack of accountability that happen.”
by RT

5th suspect detained in alleged Belgium terror plot
Two people killed in Verviers were Belgian nationals in their twenties.
by Associated Press
Japan’s PM ‘Fighting Against Time’ to Free Hostages
“We’ll make an all-out effort and use every diplomatic route that we have developed to win the release of the two.”
by Elaine Kurtenbach

First Book Written in Gitmo Unveils Bare Truth Behind Notorious Prison
Men held for years at Gitmo without charges.
by Sputnik
​British jihadist stabs man who insulted Prophet, boasts of escape to Syria
“Anyone who insults Mohammed deserves death.”
by RT

Islamic State targeted in 29 airstrikes in Syria, Iraq
11 airstrikes carried out in Syria…
Italy, US 'Aggressively Monitored' Muslims According to WikiLeaks Cables
Muslims compromise 2% of Italian population.
by Sputnik

Terror cell warning as Europe scrambles to handle terror threats
EU and Middle East intelligence agencies had identified an “imminent threat” to Belgium.
by CNN
3,000 "Moderate Rebels" Defect to ISIS - US Preparing 5,000 More
Harbinger of what’s to become of US “rebel army” it plans to stand up in spring.
by Tony Cartalucci

Two reported dead in Belgian counter-terrorism raid
No casualties among the security forces.
by Reuters
Group says satellite images show destruction of Nigeria villages by Boko Haram
Globalist NGO lays groundwork for Africom invasion.
by Fox News

Individual Questioning Of Possible Boston Bombing Jurors To Begin
Latest phase of jury selection in the trial of cccused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
by Mike Hayes
Neocon Falls for Press TV Misattribution, Attacks Ron Paul
Sloppy journalism by Iranian news service gets Weekly Standard in a lather.
by Kurt Nimmo