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US - Arab Allies Bomb IS Jihadists in Syria

US – Arab Allies Bomb IS Jihadists in Syria

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:25

The United States and Arab allies unleashed bombs and Tomahawk cruise missiles on Islamic State targets in eastern Syria early Tuesday, opening a new front in the fight against the jihadist group, defense officials said. [caption id="attachment_39254" align="alignnone" width="600"] ...

Pope Francis says Religion cant Justify Violence

Pope Francis says Religion cant Justify Violence

Monday, September 22, 2014 11:15

[caption id="attachment_39219" align="alignright" width="360"] Pope Francis[/caption] Pope Francis warned during a visit to Albania on Sunday that religion can never be used to justify violence, making apparent reference to the bloodshed wreaked by Islamic State militants in Iraq ...

Scotland to Vote on Fate of UK Today

Scotland to Vote on Fate of UK Today

Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:27

[caption id="attachment_39173" align="alignleft" width="360"] Scotland to Vote on Fate of UK[/caption] Just hours before Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands ...

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Iran Rejects US-led Coalition Against IS

Iran Rejects US-led Coalition Against IS

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:53

Iran said Monday it rejected a US request for its cooperation against the jihadist Islamic State as part of an international coalition whose true aim Tehran sees as regime change in Syria. [caption id="attachment_39145" align="alignright" width="360"]...

Baghdad Blast Turns Wedding Joy into Funeral Grief

Baghdad Blast Turns Wedding Joy into Funeral Grief

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:05

Raghda Yaqub was just days away from marriage, but a bombing in east Baghdad meant the 24-year-old Iraqi was buried wearing her wedding dress instead. [caption id="attachment_39116" align="alignright" width="384"] Baghdad Blast[/caption] “Last Thursday was her engagement, and ...

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White House Makes it Official US at War With IS

White House Makes it Official US at War With IS

Saturday, September 13, 2014 11:38

The White House declared Friday the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy. [caption id="attachment_39070" align="alignright" width="360"] Barack Obama[/caption] In a series of television ...

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Five Sikh Families Leave for India

Five Sikh Families Leave for India

Friday, September 12, 2014 13:04

[caption id="attachment_39043" align="alignright" width="384"] Sikh Families[/caption] Against the backdrop of escalating violence against religious minority communities, at least five Sikh families have left Pakistan for India, citing financial woes, a family elder revealed on Thursday. Baba Amarjit ...

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After Postponing Pakistan Trip Chinas President to Visit India Next Week

After Postponing Pakistan Trip Chinas President to Visit India Next Week

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:20

[caption id="attachment_38959" align="alignright" width="384"] Chinas President Xi Jinping[/caption] Chinas President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to rival Asian giant India next week, officials said Tuesday, as expanding trade between the two ...

Tahir-ul-Qadri Supporters Paid to Join Protests (BBC Report)

Tahir-ul-Qadri Supporters Paid to Join Protests (BBC Report)

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:10

As the talks between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and the government resumed, courtesy the Opposition’s Political Jirga, both protesting parties have shifted their sit-ins back to D-Chowk. The move comes in the wake of news that the Chinese President had postponed his trip ...

After Syria - Iraq - IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

After Syria – Iraq – IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

Monday, September 8, 2014 11:23

Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda. [caption id="attachment_38904" align="alignnone" width="600"] Taliban[/caption] A splinter group of ...

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