Syria

Steven Sotloff (Source: The Daily Caller)

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Local Journalist

An internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist, and South Florida native, Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

09/02/2014

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Guilty Plea Set In FBI Chat Room Terror Case

A man accused of supporting terrorism is set to plead guilty Friday at a change-of-plea hearing in Miami.

07/11/2014

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), Ranking Member of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Courtesy: Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen)

Local Leaders Meet With Israeli Prime Minister

Local leaders met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just days after three Israeli teens were found dead after being kidnapped while hitchhiking home from school in the West Bank.

07/03/2014

June 19, 2014: Senator Marco Rubio.  (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Rubio: President Shouldn’t Rule Out Need For Ground Troops In Iraq

Florida Senator Marco Rubio responded to the President’s plans for Iraq to CBS4 investigator Jim DeFede.

06/19/2014

Palestinian youths flash V-signs while they hold Syrian flags during a pro-Syrian demonstration November 18, 2005 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Hundreds of Palestinians attended the protest demonstration against the American policy towards Syria organized by The Islamic Jihad Movement in Gaza City. (Source: Abid Katib/Getty Images)

Syria Suicide Bomber From Vero Beach

Investigators are learning more about the American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops.

05/31/2014

Palestinian youths flash V-signs while they hold Syrian flags during a pro-Syrian demonstration November 18, 2005 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Hundreds of Palestinians attended the protest demonstration against the American policy towards Syria organized by The Islamic Jihad Movement in Gaza City. (Source: Abid Katib/Getty Images)

Alleged Syria Suicide Bomber Grew Up In South Florida

A suicide bombing carried out in Syria may have been pulled off by a man who grew up in South Florida, CBS News reports.

05/30/2014

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Local Lawmakers Call For Sanctions Against Venezuelan Regime

As the violence worsens in Venezuela, several South Florida lawmakers have come out asking for sanctions to be imposed against the country’s socialist regime led by President Nicolas Maduro.

02/20/2014

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Judge Permanently Bans Fla. Business Law Dealing With Cuba/Syria

United States District Judge Michael Moore has permanently struck down a Florida law that banned companies from bidding on government contracts if they also do business with Cuba or Syria.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

The Torch of Friendship (Source: CBS4)

Candlelight Vigil In Miami Monday To Oppose Syria Strikes

There’s a candlelight vigil scheduled Monday night at The Torch of Friendship to urge South Florida Representatives to vote against bombing Syria.

CBS Miami–09/09/2013

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Wasserman Schultz Reiterates Support For Air Strikes On Syria

Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made her intention to vote to authorize military action in Syria known for some time, but it may not be needed if a new plan is accepted by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

CBS Miami–09/09/2013

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