The Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying for Saudi Arabia by accessing the company’s information on dissidents who use the platform, marking the first time federal prosecutors have publicly accused the kingdom of running agents in the United States…..more: WP
Security forces have been accused of murdering Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi after friends and colleagues say police failed to administer first aid fast enough when he collapsed during a hearing in Cairo on Monday.
Prison guards allegedly left the 67-year-old Muslim Brotherhood leader “slumped on the floor” of his courtroom cage for more than 20 minutes, despite other defendants calling for help…MORE THE INDEPENDENT
A former member of Geert Wilders’ far-right Dutch party announced Monday that he has converted to Islam. Joram Van Klaveren said he made the switch from critic to convert while writing a book about Islam. “During that writing I came across more and more things that made my view on Islam falter,” he told Dutch radio. Van Klaveren was a member of parliament for the Freedom Party (PVV) from 2010 to 2014, but quit the party after Wilders’ asked supporters during a rally in 2014 if they wanted more or fewer Moroccans in the Netherlands, to which the crowd chanted “Fewer! Fewer! Fewer!”…MORE: politico.eu
Ilhan Omar, 34, who fled war-torn Somalia as a child, claimed a commanding victory in the Minnesota contest.
Ms Omar came to the US aged 12 after fleeing the Somali civil war and spending four years living in a Kenyan refugee camp.
She moved to Minneapolis speaking little English…more:
Little sister Springfield sister does big things. Hat tip to brother Kevin for staying abreast of the news.
The victim: an outspoken Kremlin critic who had defected to Britain, joined the payroll of British intelligence and accused Putin of vices ranging from corruption to pedophilia. The killers: a pair of assassins who, the report found, were almost certainly acting on orders from the Russian spy service, the FSB, and who left a trail of radioactive evidence strewn across London. The weapons of choice: one tea cup, and …more: washingtonpost
Robert Doggart, 63, was recorded on a wiretapped phone talking about his plan to travel along with members of a private militia to an area near Hancock, New York, known as Islamberg, to burn down a mosque, school and cafeteria, while gunning down anyone from the community: more: heavy.com – iqou-moa.