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Salem-News.com (Sep-01-2015 00:43)

Salem City Council Approves Early Pot Sales for 21+

The Oregon Legislature gave each city the chance to legally opt out of recreational marijuana sales

(SALEM, Ore.) - marijuana leaf There’s excitement in the air! Salem has joined the cities in Oregon that have gone with the State’s voters, and will allow recreational marijuana sales.

At 6:30 pm Monday, a large crowd made their way into the Salem city council chambers. There was a lot of wariness in regard to this meeting, with business owners and concerned citizens anxious to know what Salem politicians would decide.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2015 23:01)

Israel to Build Fence Along Jordan-Israel Border

Israeli officials believe the fence is necessary to prevent Iran from arming Palestinians in the West Bank.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Israeli border fence According to a Reuters report, Israel's security cabinet approved a decision to build a fence along the Jordan-Israel border.

The first 30-kilometer-long segment of the fence will be constructed between Eilat and the future site of the Timna international airport.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2015 22:52)

One ISIL Takfiri Terrorist Killed in Druze Attack on IDF Ambulance

Over the last two years, Israel has provided medical care to hundreds of ISIL terrorists from Syria... Druze called on Israel to stop treating injured fighters.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Israeli ambulance attacked 150 demonstrators from the Druze community attacked an Israeli military ambulance carrying injured Syrians, killing one person, police said.

The ambulance carrying two injured Syrian Takfiri alleged terrorists was attacked near the Druze town of Majdal Shams in the southern foothills of Jabal al-Shaykh mountain (Mt. Hermon), north of the Golan Heights.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2015 21:16)

British Actors, Film Directors and Writers Demand Immediate Sanctions Against Israel

“Netanyahu is clearly committed to the continuation of the occupation, the settlements and the blatant flouting of UN resolutions...” - Miriam Margolyes

(SALEM, Ore.) - Miriam Margolyes According to Global Research, a group of English actors, authors, academics and architects have called on the UK government to push for immediate sanctions on Israel until it abides by international law and ends its occupation of Palestinian land.

They join other big names from the world of film and rock music, as well as 20,000 members of the public, who have signed a petition which delivered at the Houses of Parliament.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2015 20:58)

Future of Taliban Role in New Era

As the death of Mullah Omar was publicized, the Taliban's supporters took steps to replace the Taliban with the ISIS, and that is why they propose to negotiate with the Taliban.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Mullah Mohammed Omar As the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar was publicized, it appeared that the process of replacing the Taliban with ISIS has just started in Afghanistan.

For many years, the sponsors of Taliban have made use of both Al-Qaeda and Taliban to achieve their own goals in the region.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2015 02:50)

The First-Ever Salem Hempfest at Riverfront Park

Grab your friends and come on downtown to learn a lot about Hemp. (No smoking allowed)

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem hempfest The Salem Hempfest is finally fully budded and ready to harvest. That’s right... it is time to come together in Oregon’s capital city and share information about the plant that brings fuel, food and fiber to the world: hemp.

The big event starts Saturday at 11 am and will go through 11 pm, centered in Riverfront Park’s "Hot Boxin" Amphitheater. There will be 25 Bands/DJ's, multiple speakers, vendors, a beer garden, and food booths. Admission is free and it is open to all ages.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-28-2015 01:30)

Potland Appeal WINS: Oregon Hempstalk 2015 Is ON!

"Hempstalk is a Smoke free, drug free, family friendly event!" said many people on stage in 2014.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - hempstalk court Despite Shawn Rogers' decision to deny Portland's annual Hempstalk event for 2015, the Customer Service Center Manager for Portland's Parks & Recreation department overturned that ruling today thanks to the endless efforts of Paul Stanford and more than 60 Portland cannabis activists determined to have our rights and festival respected.

"We won and the City Council and Mayor of Portland voted to grant our appeal and overturn the Park Bureau's denial of the Portland Hempstalk Festival's permit for 2015. Final date to be announced. Yeah!" said Stanford.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-26-2015 15:26)

Why Did Israel Attack Southern Syria?

This is not the first time that Israel has conducted a direct military operation in Syrian soil.

(SALEM, Ore.) - al zabadani While Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian armed forces have been involved in endgame operations aimed at retaking al-Zabadani, the Israeli regime targeted positions of the resistance forces in the Golan Heights, a move that can be described as a help to terrorists besieged in that town and an attempt by Tel Aviv to directly join the clashes in southern Syria.

On Thursday, Israel targeted some border areas in southern Syria. Israeli officials stated the strikes were carried out in response to rockets fired from Syria to northern Golan Heights.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-25-2015 23:44)

Saudi Arabia`s Strategic Debacle

What's behind the facade? Read on...

(SALEM, Ore.) - Saudi troops Euro news correspondent, Valérie Gauriat analyzes Saudi Arabia's strategic failures in her report based on documents published by WikiLeaks:

1. According to this report, Saudi Arabia spent billions of dollars to curb the growing influence of Iran and Shi'ite thought in the world by building mosques and cultural centers to export its Wahhabi ideology and spreading it in Muslim countries and Europe...

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Salem-News.com (Aug-25-2015 23:40)

Strategic Divisions Between Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Fragile peace with much at risk.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Egypt Saudi Arabia map According to Euro news reporter Faiza Garah, the rift in relations between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, has begun to widen.

She mentioned some factors explaining their current differences in her article, including Egypt's opposition to the ground invasion in Yemen, and strategic differences between Egypt and Saudi Arabia for reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood.

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