Middle East

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Memorial For Fighter Pilot From Colorado Killed Overseas Held In Rifle

A Colorado community came together Sunday to remember a local hero who died while serving his country overseas.

12/14/2014

Capt. William H. Dubois (credit: Facebook)

Flags To Be Lowered In Honor Of Colorado Airman

Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered that flags be lowered to half-staff from Thursday through Sunday to honor a 30-year-old Air Force pilot from Colorado who was killed when he crashed his F-16 jet in the Middle East.

12/10/2014

Capt. William H. Dubois (credit: Facebook)

Town Of New Castle Mourns Air Force Pilot Killed Fighting ISIS

An Air Force pilot from Colorado killed serving his country in the Middle East is being remembered in his hometown.

12/02/2014

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Plummeting Gas Prices Good For Drivers, Bad For Colorado Oil Workers

Falling gas prices are a double-edge sword for Coloradans: Gas is cheap, but lower prices can negatively affect jobs in the state, where the oil and gas industry hefts a big footprint.

11/28/2014

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Muslims In Colorado On Lookout For ISIS Recruiting

Colorado’s Muslim community is helping in the FBI after three teenage girls from Aurora have been accused of trying to join Islamic extremists in Syria.

10/23/2014

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Possible Romantic Connection Could Have Lured Teen Girls To ISIS

There are several theories surrounding possible motives that prompted three teenage girls from Aurora to allegedly try to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants.

10/22/2014

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FBI: Denver Girls May Have Tried To Join Jihadis

The FBI in Denver says it is investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.

10/21/2014

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Colorado Senate Candidates Back Syria Provision

Both of the candidates in Colorado’s Senate race support legislation that would allow the Obama administration to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.

09/17/2014

Deborah Avant, DU Professor and the Director of International Security and Diplomacy Center (credit: CBS)

Middle East Experts Meet At DU To Discuss Stopping ISIS

President Barack Obama says he has a plan to defeat ISIS and experts on the topic met at the University of Denver on Monday who agree with the president on broadening the U.S. mission.

09/08/2014

Prayers for Peace at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver (credit: CBS)

Cathedral Hosts ‘Prayers For Peace’ In Middle East

Hundreds of people gathered to pray for peace in the Middle East during the most recent crisis in Iraq. Some faith leaders are calling on President Obama to do more.

08/12/2014

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