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Iran-linked accounts tried to 'disrupt' public conversation during U.S. presidential debate

Iran-linked accounts tried to 'disrupt' public conversation during U.S. presidential debate

Twitter said it removed around 130 accounts apparently originating in Iran that were trying to “disrupt the public conversation” on the platform during the first U.S. presidential debate this week. The social media company announced Wednesday evening that it purged the accounts the night before after being alerted by the FBI. At least some of the accounts had been active for months. 

Palestinian President calls on UN to lead peace talks with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced he’s seeking a “genuine peace process” between Israel and the Palestinians. In an address to the United Nations General Assembly this week, he called on the UN to lead future peace talks.

Netanyahu urges Beirut neighborhood to 'act now' over alleged Hezbollah arms depot

In an address to the United Nations General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday showed pictures of what he claims is a secret Hezbollah arms depot in the middle of a residential area in Beirut, close to a gas company, calling on Lebanese citizens to act now before another deadly explosion occurs.

Chinese hackers targeted emails of Trump family, campaign

Chinese hackers attempted to break into the private email account members of President Trump’s family and also tried to steal emails from campaign and administration officials, said White House National Security Adviser Robert C. O’Brien. 

Trump says U.S. will seek to stop violence between Armenia, Azerbaijan

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the United States would seek to stop violence which has ignited between Armenia and Azerbaijan, two former Soviet republics which fought a war in the 1990s.

 

 


Thank you to Fancee Sackett for nominating Kelly Sackett to be featured as Secure America Now’s Veteran of the Week!
“Kelly is in the Army, he is now a Green Beret. He has done one tour to Afghanistan in 2009. He has been in for 14 years now. I don’t know of any interesting story, because he does not come home a lot so we don’t get to see much of him. Kelly is our son. We are very proud of him.”
Thank you for your service, Kelly!

To submit your own veteran to be featured: https://www.secureamericanow.org/submit_a_veteran

 

 

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