Abu Omar - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Abu Omar Al-Qaida-linked group claims deadly attack in Syrian capital BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility Sunday for twin blasts near holy shrines frequented by Shiites in the Syrian capital Damascus that killed at least 40 people as a suspected airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition killed at least 17 in northern Syria, activists said. The Levant Liberation Committee said in a statement that the atta... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 17:30:00 GMT 2017-03-12T17:30:00Z Ex-CIA agent freed in Portugal after Italy drops extradition LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An American ex-CIA agent walked free from a Portuguese prison Wednesday, a day after Italy dropped its extradition request for the woman who was convicted of taking part in the U.S. kidnapping of a Muslim cleric in Milan 14 years ago. A court in Portugal, where Sabrina de Sousa was arrested 18 months ago, ruled that she had to be r... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 04:44:00 GMT 2017-03-02T04:44:00Z Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A former CIA agent will be handed over to Italy in the coming days to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, a lawyer said Tuesday. Sabrina de Sousa spent the night in a women's prison near Lisbon after a Portuguese court ordered police to ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:17:00 GMT 2017-02-21T23:17:00Z Airstrike in Syria kills 8 jihadi militants BEIRUT (AP) — An air raid has struck several cars in northwestern Syria, killing at least eight people, including al-Qaida-linked fighters and a senior commander with a Chinese Islamic militant faction, an activist group and a local jihadi commander said Monday. The attack occurred late Sunday on a road leading from the town of Sarmada to the Bab al-Hawa ... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 16:37:00 GMT 2017-01-02T16:37:00Z