'Racist street fighters and an anti-government militia': Understanding the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers

  1. ‘Racist street fighters and an anti-government militia’: Understanding the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers  ABC News
  2. Maxine Waters Warns of Armed Protesters Outside Her Office, Urges Supporters Not to Confront Them  Newsweek
  3. Maxine Waters is becoming less keen on the idea of mobs publicly confronting political opponents  Washington Examiner
  4. Maxine Waters warns supporters of possible ‘armed protests’ against her  ABC News
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All Kurdish YPG have left Syria's Manbij: local militia

All Kurdish YPG have left Syria's Manbij: local militiaThe last Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters left the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Sunday, the militia controlling the town said, fulfilling a longstanding Turkish demand that the YPG withdraw. It views the YPG as a terrorist group and an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency on Turkish soil. Washington sees the YPG as a key ally in the fight against Islamic State.


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Trump pardons Oregon ranchers whose case sparked 2016 militia standoff

Trump pardons Oregon ranchers whose case sparked 2016 militia standoffDwight Hammond Jr, pictured above, and his son Steven were imprisoned after prosecutors alleged they were responsible for multiple fires on public lands. Donald Trump on Tuesday issued full pardons to two Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment prompted a militia standoff with the federal government. Dwight Hammond Jr and his son Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 on charges of arson, after federal prosecutors alleged they were responsible for multiple fires on public lands.


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Amlo's allies: the footballer, the militia leader and environmental scientist

Amlo's allies: the footballer, the militia leader and environmental scientistNewspapers show the results of the Mexican presidential election in Mexico City on Monday. Andrés Manuel López Obrador won a decisive victory in Mexico’s presidential elections, but his electoral coalition also scored a string of successes in gubernatorial and mayoral races across the country – as well as seizing the largest number of seats in congress. López Obrador, best known as Amlo, had pitched a big tent which included two former leaders of the right-leaning National Action party (Pan), as well as the Social Encounter party (PES), which was founded by Evangelicals in 2014.


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Israel mum on US claims it hit Iraq militia in Syria

Israel mum on US claims it hit Iraq militia in SyriaIsrael declined to comment on Tuesday on a weekend air strike against an Iraqi paramilitary base in eastern Syria after its US ally implicated it in the attack. The Sunday evening strike against the Al-Hari base on the Syrian side of the border with Iraq came less than 24 hours after Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would strike Iran’s “proxies” anywhere in Syria. Fighters of Iraq’s Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force, mainly composed of Iran-trained Shiite militia, have played a major role in the war against the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State group in Syria as well as Iraq.


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Militia Leader Who Battled US During Iraq War Leads Election

  1. Militia Leader Who Battled US During Iraq War Leads Election  New York Times
  2. In First Election Since Defeat Of ISIS, Iraqis Deliver Surprising Results  NPR
  3. Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s bloc takes lead in Iraq poll  Financial Times
  4. How Iraq’s elections proved ‘status quo’ expectations wrong  Aljazeera.com
  5. Iraqi Voters Seem to Reject US, Iran With Support for Sadr  Wall Street Journal
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