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Imam Receives Death Threat Claims IS Recruiting in Canada

Imam Receives Death Threat Claims IS Recruiting in Canada

Saturday, August 23, 2014 11:56

[caption id="attachment_38620" align="alignright" width="384"] IS in Mosul[/caption] A Canadian imam known for his pacifist sermons warned Friday that militant group IS was actively recruiting in Canada and said one member issued him a death threat....

Malaysia in Mourning as MH17 Remains Return Home

Malaysia in Mourning as MH17 Remains Return Home

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:29

[caption id="attachment_38592" align="alignright" width="384"] Malaysia MH17[/caption] Malaysia will drape itself in black for a national day of mourning Friday as it welcomes home the remains of 20 citizens killed on downed Flight MH17. Malaysian King Abdul Halim ...

US Says Stands by PM Nawaz Sharif

US Says Stands by PM Nawaz Sharif

Friday, August 22, 2014 10:37

[caption id="attachment_38568" align="alignright" width="360"] Marie Harf[/caption] Saying that it was zoomed in on the political crisis in the South Asian country, United States Thursday denied having any role whatsoever in the mediation between Pakistan's beleaguered government and the ...

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Iraqi Kurds US Air Strikes Hit IS Positions

Iraqi Kurds US Air Strikes Hit IS Positions

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:16

[caption id="attachment_38528" align="alignright" width="360"] Iraqi Kurds[/caption] Kurdish fighters, backed by Iraqi forces and a new wave of US air strikes, have pressed their offensive against jihadist rebels as President Barack Obama urged a joint counterterrorism effort. Obama ...

Increased Taliban Infiltration in Afghan Forces a Cause for Concern

Increased Taliban Infiltration in Afghan Forces a Cause for Concern

Saturday, August 16, 2014 11:14

[caption id="attachment_38485" align="alignright" width="384"] Taliban[/caption] A series of attacks by Afghan security personnel on foreign troops and their own Afghan comrades recently have become a cause of concern about infiltration in the ranks of Afghan forces. The ‘Green-on-Blue’ attacks ...

Indian Army Firing Along LoC Kills Two Civilians

Indian Army Firing Along LoC Kills Two Civilians

Monday, August 11, 2014 12:17

Indian troops Monday morning resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Kashmir, martyring two civilians including a woman, news reports. According to initial report, a woman, identified as Hanifa Bibi, among two civilians were killed as the Indian soldiers opened firing and shelled ...

Ceasefire Between Israel Gaza Starts Today

Ceasefire Between Israel Gaza Starts Today

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:14

A 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip brokered by Egypt came into effect Tuesday. Just minutes before the ceasefire, air raid sirens sounded in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv as Hamas militants fired a barrage of rockets at central Israel, AFP correspondents said. Similarly, in ...

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US Appalled by Latest Shelling on Gaza UN School

US Appalled by Latest Shelling on Gaza UN School

Monday, August 4, 2014 11:56

The United States said it was "appalled" by the shelling of another UN school in Gaza Sunday and called for a "full and prompt" investigation. [caption id="attachment_38312" align="alignright" width="360"] Jen Psaki[/caption] State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki did ...

Three Days Gaza Truce Goes into Effect

Three Days Gaza Truce Goes into Effect

Friday, August 1, 2014 12:40

A 72-hour truce agreed by Israel and Gaza militants started Friday at 0500 GMT, with diplomats hoping it will pave the way for a longer-term halt to hostilities. [caption id="attachment_38289" align="alignright" width="384"] Gaza[/caption] AFP journalists in Gaza said that ...

Two Israeli Soldiers Killed in Gaza Fighting

Two Israeli Soldiers Killed in Gaza Fighting

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:56

Two Israeli soldiers were killed in Gaza fighting on Friday, taking the total number of military deaths since the start of ground operations there to 37. "Yesterday evening two Israel Defence Forces soldiers were killed in combat in the Gaza Strip," an army statement said. [caption id="attachment_38269" align="alignnone" width="586"]...