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France to step up presence in Iraqi skies
6 Oct 2014 16:37

France to step up presence in Iraqi skies

The French Ministry of Defense says Paris is going to step up its military presence in Iraq by increasing the number of air “patrols” over the crisis-hit country."We will increase the rate of our patrols,” said French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday, adding, "With nine ...

 
Most Indians feel infidelity not a sin: Survey
5 Oct 2014 14:55

Most Indians feel infidelity not a sin: Survey

It's usually the French who react to marital indiscretions with little more than a Gallic shrug. But now it seems Indians, too, are getting less worked up about dalliances. A survey has revealed that 76% of Indian women and 61% of men don't think that infidelity is a sin or immoral.The survey was conducted ...

 
More than 130 pilgrims die during hajj in Saudi Arabia: Reports
5 Oct 2014 14:38

More than 130 pilgrims die during hajj in Saudi Arabia: Reports

More than 130 pilgrims from Arab states have died in Saudi Arabia during the Hajj which has begun on October 2, due to exacerbation of chronic diseases and age-related complications, the International Islamic News Agency reported.According to the report, released on Saturday, the biggest number of deaths ...

 
Islamic State said to eye Iran’s nuclear secrets
5 Oct 2014 14:33

Islamic State said to eye Iran’s nuclear secrets

A manifesto purportedly written by one of the Islamic State’s senior military commanders details an unlikely plan that would see the brutal Sunni Islamist group gain Iran’s nuclear secrets with Russia’s help, London’s Sunday Times reported.The document, which has been attributed ...

 
US Rabbi: All Muslims guilty, should be exterminated
5 Oct 2014 14:30

US Rabbi: All Muslims guilty, should be exterminated

A notable American Rabbi says all Muslims are criminals and calls for a global genocide against them.In a recent sermon, Rabbi Shalom Lewis of Congregation Etz Chaim in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta, Georgia, said Muslims were guilty and should be “exterminated.”The Rabbi fashioned his speech ...

 
700 Iraqi soldiers in ISIL trap: Anbar official
1 Oct 2014 16:05

700 Iraqi soldiers in ISIL trap: Anbar official

An Iraqi official in the militancy-hit Anbar province says ISIL Takfiri militants have trapped around 700 Iraqi soldiers in an area in the western part of the country.Faleh al-Issawi deputy head of Iraq's Anbar provincial council said on Tuesday that the Iraqi soldiers have been under siege over the ...

 
ISIL frees 70 abducted Kurdish children in Syria
1 Oct 2014 15:55

ISIL frees 70 abducted Kurdish children in Syria

The ISIL terrorist group has released over 70 Kurdish school children that it had abducted in northern Syria several months ago.The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights made the announcement on Tuesday, saying that parents had reported the release of the children, who are believed to be aged ...

 
Child porn found on UK teacher’s PC
1 Oct 2014 15:52

Child porn found on UK teacher’s PC

been found on the computer of a British teacher who was found dead recently.According to the police, nearly 600 secretly taken indecent images of boys aged nine to 12 were found on the computer of Martin Goldberg, the deputy head teacher of a school in Essex, England.The police say the photographs, ...

 
ISIS+ Al-Nusra Front? Islamists reportedly join forces, new threat against West issued
29 Sep 2014 14:53

ISIS+ Al-Nusra Front? Islamists reportedly join forces, new threat against West issued

Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front has issued a new threatening audio message featuring its leader warning the West “will pay the heaviest price” for its actions. The Syrian group is reportedly now joining up with the estranged Islamic State militants.The leader of Syria’s most prominent terrorist ...

 
2014 sees death of nearly 8500 Iraqis
29 Sep 2014 14:47

2014 sees death of nearly 8500 Iraqis

At least 8,493 people have been killed so far this year as a result of violent attacks In Iraq, Press TV reports.The death toll in Iraq since January 2014 only includes those tolled and documented by the United Nations, the report said.Half of the above mentioned Iraqis were killed in the months of ...

 
Liberia top medical authority in Ebola quarantine
29 Sep 2014 14:45

Liberia top medical authority in Ebola quarantine

Liberia's chief medical authority has quarantined herself following her deputy’s death from the deadly Ebola disease.On Saturday, Bernice Dahn, a deputy health minister, put herself in isolation for 21 days for the full incubation period of the disease."Of course we made the rule, so I am ...

 
Roan Paul: Illegal US wars in ME aimed at selling arms
29 Sep 2014 14:43

Roan Paul: Illegal US wars in ME aimed at selling arms

Former US congressman and two-time Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul describes the new US war in the Middle East region as “immoral and illegal”, adding that the US military campaign in region would only further the violence. “I consider what is going on now specifically in these ...

 
FBI identifies IS militant who beheaded US journalists
26 Sep 2014 16:02

FBI identifies IS militant who beheaded US journalists

The FBI has identified a masked, knife-wielding Islamic State militant who features as the presumed executioner in videos of the beheading of two American journalists, James Foley and Steven Sotloff, but has declined to reveal the person’s name or nationality, Reuters reported on Thursday, quoting ...

 
Study finds mostly anti-US Arab tweets
26 Sep 2014 15:50

Study finds mostly anti-US Arab tweets

A new research by a prominent American university on millions of messages by users of Twitter in the Arab world has revealed strong anti-US sentiments among them.Researchers from Princeton University used a tool to examine the reaction of people in public Arabic posts to major events in 2012 and 2013,...

 
GOP lawmakers urge generals to rebel against Obama
26 Sep 2014 15:42

GOP lawmakers urge generals to rebel against Obama

Members of Congress have been privately urging US military generals to rebel against President Barack Obama over his foreign policy in the Middle East, says Rep. Doug Lamborn.The Colorado Republican, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the remarks during a liberty group forum on Wednesday ...

 
Labour hopeful suspended over anti-Israel tweets
22 Sep 2014 17:30

Labour hopeful suspended over anti-Israel tweets

A parliamentary candidate for Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has been suspended over her anti-Israel tweets.Vicki Kirby, who is Labour’s candidate in Woking at the general election, was suspended by the party officials on Saturday after posting anti-Israeli comments on her Twitter ...

 
US won
22 Sep 2014 17:28

US won't bomb ISIL targets in Syria alone: Samantha Power

The United States will conduct airstrikes on the ISIL terrorist group in cooperation with other countries, said Samantha Power, Washington's ambassador to the United Nations.Speaking to ABC's "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, Power said, "I will make you a prediction, ...

 
Iran supporting ME nations in anti-terror fight: Rouhani
22 Sep 2014 17:26

Iran supporting ME nations in anti-terror fight: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has reaffirmed the country’s support for “oppressed” nations in the region, saying Iranian Armed Forces will help crisis-hit states in their fight against terror.Addressing a large military parade held on the occasion of Sacred Defense Week on Monday,...

 
Turkey in league with ISIL Takfiri militants: PPK leaderTurkey in league with ISIL Takfiri militants: PPK leader
22 Sep 2014 17:23

Turkey in league with ISIL Takfiri militants: PPK leaderTurkey in league with ISIL Takfiri militants: PPK leader

A leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has accused the Turkish government of collaborating with the ISIL Takfiri militants operating inside Syria and neighboring Iraq.On Sunday, Dursun Kalkan said Ankara is collaborating with the ISIL terrorists, calling on fellow Kurdish fighters to cross ...

 
Bill Clinton says ISIL should pay price for beheadings of Americans
21 Sep 2014 17:17

Bill Clinton says ISIL should pay price for beheadings of Americans

Former president Bill Clinton says the United States should send a signal to the ISIL terrorist group that there a price for the beheadings of two American journalists.“There’s a price for decapitating those two people. You can’t let people get away with that, and it’s a terrible ...