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Supporters of radical cleric al-Sadr storm Green Zone

Al-Sadr supporters turned protesters stormed Iraq’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday and later stormed into parliament. Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been holding demonstrations and sit-ins for months […]

9 former Gitmo detainees sent to Saudi Arabia

Defense Department officials announced that nine Guantanamo detainees were transferred to Saudi Arabia on Saturday. The detainees are originally from Yemen but could not be released earlier because of violence […]

CIA chief tosses out use of waterboarding

CIA Director John Brennan says he will no longer use waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation” tactics. Brennan spoke to NBC News saying, “I will not agree to carry out some […]