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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25-26

February 23, 2015 Kuwait City, Kuwait February 23, 2015 Kuwait’s National and Liberation Days are scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, and Thursday, February 26.   Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected throughout the long weekend, particularly along the Gulf Road and Salmiya.  The Ministry of Interior will augment the presence of emergency ...
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President Obama’s Statement on Chapel Hill Murders

February 13, 2015 The White House Office of the Press Secretary Yesterday, the FBI opened an inquiry into the brutal and outrageous murders of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah Shaddy Barakat, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  In addition to the ongoing investigation by local authorities, the FBI is taking steps to determine ...
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Kerry on Death of Jordanian First Lieutenant al-Kasasbeh

February 3, 2015 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Washington, D.C. February 3, 2015 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY The Death of Jordanian First Lieutenant al-Kasasbeh Jordanian First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh represented everything that ISIL is not: he was brave, compassionate, and principled. That a young patriot — a devout Muslim, one of eight ...
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Obama on Death of 1st Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh of Jordan

February 3, 2015 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. February 3, 2015 Statement by the President on the Death of First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh Today, we join the people of Jordan in grieving the loss of one of their own, First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh, cruelly and brutally killed by ISIL terrorists. ...
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