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Screen capture of poll results offered by the Pew Research Center. (Credit: pewglobal.org)

Poll: 62 Percent Of Palestinian Muslims Say Suicide Bombings Are ‘Often’ Justified

An extensive survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that a vast majority of Muslims in communities from the Middle East and Africa are concerned about Islamic extremism in their respective countries of residence. But while many majorities in different countries voices strong opposition to violence carried out in the name of Islam, a reported 62 percent of Palestinian Muslims told Pew that they feel suicide bombings are often – or at least sometimes – justifiable.

09/11/2013

An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the U.S. Consulate compound in Benghazi late on Sept. 11, 2012. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Explosion In Benghazi On Anniversary Of 9/11 Attack On U.S. Consulate

Security officials in Libya say an explosion caused serious damage to Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in Benghazi early Wednesday morning.

09/11/2013

An American flag flies over the U.S. Consulate on Aug. 4, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

CBS News: Terrorists Already Have Orders, Could Be In Place For Attacks

U.S. intelligence officials are dealing with the most credible terrorist threat in years as 19 diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa remain closed through this upcoming Saturday.

08/05/2013

U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Manning (C) is escorted as he leaves a military court for the day on June 3, 2013 at Fort Meade in Maryland. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Witness: Bradley Manning Said American ‘Flag Meant Nothing To Him’

A former supervisor of Pfc. Bradley Manning testified Friday that Manning told her the American flag meant nothing to him and he had no allegiance to the United States.

07/20/2013

File photo of Osama bin Laden. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Former Bin Laden Bodyguard Claims Terror Leader Blew Himself Up During Raid

A former bodyguard for Osama bin Laden is claiming the terror leader blew himself up during the U.S. special forces raid on his Abbotabad compound in Pakistan.

05/29/2013

Only hours before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Former President Bill Clinton reportedly told a group of Australian businessmen that he “could have killed” Osama bin Laden, but that civilian casualties in Afghanistan would have been too great.  File photo of Osama bin Laden. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Court Rules Government Does Not Need To Release Dead Bin Laden Photos

A federal appeals court is backing the U.S. government’s decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.

05/21/2013

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney answers questions during a press briefing at the White House on May 10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

White House: We Had No Knowledge Of DOJ Attempts To Seek AP Phone Records

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the news.

05/14/2013

File photo of Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Committee Chairman: Boston Suspects Were Trained

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says he believes the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had some training in carrying out their attack.

04/28/2013

Photo of Omar Hammami. (credit: FBI)

American Jihadi Claims He Was Shot In Neck By Terrorist Assassin

A most-wanted American jihadi in Somalia said Friday that the leader of Islamic extremist rebels in Somali was starting a civil war, just hours after an assassination attempt left the Alabama native with a neck wound.

04/26/2013

A VIA Rail train leaves Union Station, the heart of VIA Rail travel, bound for Windsor on April 22, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (credit: Ian Willms/Getty Images)

Iran: ‘No Firm Evidence’ Al-Qaeda In Iran Linked To Canada Terror Plot

Iran on Tuesday denied any links with an alleged terrorist plot that Canadian authorities claim was directed by al-Qaeda operatives in Iran and sought to derail a passenger train.

04/23/2013

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