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ISIL set to take over Kobani: Dempsey
8 Oct 2014 08:51

ISIL set to take over Kobani: Dempsey

America's top military officer General Martin Dempsey says the ISIL terrorist group is on the verge of capturing the key Syrian border city of Kobani.In an interview with ABC News on Tuesday, the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff said, “I am fearful that Kobani will fall.”Heavy clashes are underway ...

 
Most recent ISIS munitions US-made during Iraq occupation - study
8 Oct 2014 08:49

Most recent ISIS munitions US-made during Iraq occupation - study

An analysis of cartridges used by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria shows that their newest ammunition is of American origin. China and the Soviet Union were identified as the biggest sources of munitions, but with bullets made 25 years ago.The Conflict Armament Research (CAR) group analyzed ...

 
Fighting ISIS: $1.1bn already spent, ‘30 years of war’ to come
8 Oct 2014 08:47

Fighting ISIS: $1.1bn already spent, ‘30 years of war’ to come

As the Pentagon reports spending of over $1 billion on bombing ISIS in Iraq and Syria, ex-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the fight against the Islamist movement may take as long as 30 years.Since mid-June, when militants from the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, or ISIL) launched their lightning ...

 
US firm Raytheon wins $149m Iron Dome contract
6 Oct 2014 16:55

US firm Raytheon wins $149m Iron Dome contract

Raytheon, a major American defense contractor and the world’s largest producer of guided missiles, has won an Israeli contract to supply $149.3 million in Tamir missiles, the projectiles used in Israel’s Iron Dome defense system.The Iron Dome system was jointly developed and funded by the ...

 
Netanyahu: Criticism of construction is against American values
6 Oct 2014 16:46

Netanyahu: Criticism of construction is against American values

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in an interview which aired Sunday on CBS that the White House’s rebuke of Israeli construction in Jerusalem goes “against American values”.In the interview, which was recorded on Thursday and of which excerpts were quoted by The Associated Press (AP),...

 
ISIL members to travel to Europe under refugee guise: US intelligence report
6 Oct 2014 16:43

ISIL members to travel to Europe under refugee guise: US intelligence report

Takfiri militants fighting in Iraq and Syria may pose as refugees in order to enter Europe, shows a US intelligence report.German national Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported that “Americans succeeded in decoding locked communications of the ISIL leadership.”The report said the new information ...

 
US should consider ground troops in fight against ISIL: McCarthy
6 Oct 2014 16:39

US should consider ground troops in fight against ISIL: McCarthy

The United States should consider deploying ground troops in fight against the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, says the Majority Leader of the US House of Representatives.“If we need special forces there, if that's what the generals say, then we need to do it, Kevin McCarthy said on CBS’...

 
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 ...

 
UK
5 Oct 2014 14:28

UK's Arab allies must stop funding ISIL: UK Army chiefs

Two former British army generals and a defense secretary have claimed that Britain’s Arab allies channel cash to Takfiri militants in the Middle East.Lord Dannatt, a former chief of the General Staff, Jonathan Shaw, a former assistant chief of the Defence Staff, and Liam Fox, the former defence ...

 
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 ...

 
Kissinger drew up plans to attack Cuba, records show
1 Oct 2014 15:58

Kissinger drew up plans to attack Cuba, records show

Nearly 40 years ago, Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger mapped out secret contingency plans to launch airstrikes against Havana and “smash Cuba,” newly disclosed government documents show.Mr. Kissinger was so irked by Cuba’s military incursion into Angola that in 1976 he convened a top-...

 
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 ...

 
Palestinian negotiator likens Netanyahu to ISIL leader
1 Oct 2014 15:54

Palestinian negotiator likens Netanyahu to ISIL leader

The Palestinian Authority chief negotiator has likened Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the notorious leader of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group.Speaking on Tuesday, Saeb Erekat said “Netanyahu is trying to disseminate fear of” the ISIL led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, “but Netanyahu ...

 
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 ...

 
​US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State militants in Syria – Obama
29 Sep 2014 14:51

​US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State militants in Syria – Obama

Publicly announcing that US intelligence agencies “underestimated” the presence and activity of Islamic State militants in Syria, US President Barack Obama in an interview with CBS called the country a “ground zero” for international jihadists.“Over the past couple of years, during ...