News Roundup 11/27/16

  • A mass grave of 32 bodies was discovered in Mexico. Some of the bodies were found with the heads chopped off. Drug cartels operate in the area where the bodies were found. [Link] War on Drugs Fyle
  • The Washington Post article about 200 news sites being labeled as Russian propaganda or useful idiots to the Russian regime is riddled with holes and lacks integrity. [Link]
  • The Army Corps of Engineers sends a letter to pipeline protesters demanding they leave one of their camps by December 5th. The protesters say they do not plan to leave the camp. [Link]
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces a plan to deport 100,000 migrants in the next year. The announcement comes as her political party is struggling in polls with elections approaching. [Link] Germany Fyle
  • Iran is looking to purchase military jets from Russia and set up naval bases in Syria and Yemen. These statements may be a response to the US House voting to extend sanctions on Iran for 10 more years. [Link] Iran Fyle
  • The Iraqi Parliment passed a bill to make the Shia militias part of the Iraqi Army. These militias have been accused of extrajudicial killings and torture of civilians. Iraqi Sunni’s are very concerned about the passage of this bill. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • Syrian government forces retake the largest district in East Aleppo. More than 219 civilians have been killed in the Syrian government’s current offensive to retake East Aleppo. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Israel kills four Islamic State fighters in Syria. The Islamic State fighters fired on Israel positions on Israel’s side of the border from the Syrian side of the border. [Link] Syria Fyle

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