News Roundup 1/12/18

  • Dennis Kucinich will run for governor of Ohio. [Link]
  • The House passes a bill to renew the Section 702 massive spying program. [Link] Spying Fyle
  • A detained illegal immigrant was put in solitary confinement for refusing to work for $20/week. [Link]
  • Israel approves 1,122 new settlement homes to be built in the West Bank. [Link]
  • Pakistan’s foreign minister says the US is not behaving as an ally and Pakistan no longer views the US as an ally. [Link] Pakistan/India Fyle
  • Fighting between Pakistan and India in 2017 left 138 Pakistani soldiers and 28 Indian soldiers dead. [Link] Pakistan/India Fyle
  • The US bombs an allied Afghan militia after one of the militia fighters opened fire on Americans. A US soldier was wounded in the attack. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Syrian rebels carried out the first drone swarm attack against a Russian airbase. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the SDF released dozens of ISIS fighters. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Syrian rebels have stalled the SAA offensive in the Idlib Province. [Link] Syria Fyle

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