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Rare blood type linked to later life cognitive decline
13 Sep 2014 16:52

Rare blood type linked to later life cognitive decline

A neurological research indicates that people with rare blood group may be more prone to cognitive and memory decline in their later life.The study, conducted by a research team at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in the US, reveals that people with type AB blood, the least common type,...

 
Hamas rejects direct talks with Israel
13 Sep 2014 16:44

Hamas rejects direct talks with Israel

Khaled Meshaal, the leader of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, has rejected holding direct talks with the Israeli regime.“Direct negotiations with the Israeli occupier is not on the agenda of Hamas. If negotiations are necessary, they must be indirect,” he told reporters in the Tunisian ...

 
Syria militants ‘reach truce’ with ISIL
13 Sep 2014 16:40

Syria militants ‘reach truce’ with ISIL

The so-called moderate armed opposition groups in Syria have reportedly signed a mutual non-aggression pact with the ISIL Takfiri terrorists.The deal, brokered by another Takfiri al-Qaeda-linked group al-Nusra Front, was signed in a Damascus suburb, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

 
ISIL has 20,000-31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria: CIA
12 Sep 2014 18:56

ISIL has 20,000-31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria: CIA

ISIL in Iraq and Syria now has about 20,000 to 31,500 fighters on the ground, the Central Intelligence Agency said Thursday, much higher than a previous estimate of 10,000.Among those in Syria are 15,000 foreign fighters including 2,000 Westerners, some of whom have joined ISIL, a US intelligence official ...

 
Netanyahu: Israel fully supports U.S. action against Islamic State
12 Sep 2014 18:08

Netanyahu: Israel fully supports U.S. action against Islamic State

US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo USD 250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance programme requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents have showed.The documents, made public in a rare unsealing by a secretive court panel, “underscore ...

 
US not at
12 Sep 2014 17:26

US not at 'war' with ISIL, says Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is not “at war” with ISIL, trying to play down both the threat from the terrorist group and the US military campaign in Iraq and Syria.Kerry said Thursday that the US strategy to fight ISIL included "many different things that one doesn't ...

 
Mother of murdered journalist James Foley says he was ‘let down’ by US government
12 Sep 2014 17:24

Mother of murdered journalist James Foley says he was ‘let down’ by US government

The mother of murdered journalist James Foley has said he was let down by the US government and that she was “embarrassed and appalled” at the way the family were treated.Diane Foley told CNN that they were treated as an “annoyance” and at once stage even threatened with arrest if they attempted ...

 
French Muslims support Mideast Christians against ISIL
10 Sep 2014 21:47

French Muslims support Mideast Christians against ISIL

The Muslim Council in France, home to Europe's largest Islamic minority, denounced the persecution of Middle East Christians on Tuesday and said mosques across the country would pray for them this week.In a joint statement with a Christian group, the Council (CFCM) said "barbarians are perpetrating ...

 
Russia, China agree to trade more in ruble, yuan instead of US dollar
10 Sep 2014 21:41

Russia, China agree to trade more in ruble, yuan instead of US dollar

In response to Washington’s new sanctions against Russia, Moscow is planning to cooperate with China in order to use their currencies more in bilateral trade instead of the US dollar.Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov and Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Tuesday agreed an economic ...

 
Israel war adversely affects Gaza economy
10 Sep 2014 21:37

Israel war adversely affects Gaza economy

Israel’s recent aggression on the Gaza Strip has seriously affected the economy of the besieged Palestinian territory, Press TV reports.The Israeli war has brought down the economy in the enclave to the lowest levels of productivity.“The production cycle in Gaza has stopped due to the war....

 
US Army report urges preparations for troops to occupy NYC, other “megacities”
10 Sep 2014 21:35

US Army report urges preparations for troops to occupy NYC, other “megacities”

A US Army report warns that American troops need to be prepared to enter New York City and other global “megacities” in order to prevent civil unrest, political uprisings and protect key infrastructure and natural resources in the national interest.The report, entitled Megacities and the United ...

 
UK mulls expansion of military presence in Persian Gulf
10 Sep 2014 21:32

UK mulls expansion of military presence in Persian Gulf

Britain is considering plans to expand its military presence in the Persian Gulf in a purported effort to combat the Takfiri ISIL terrorist elements in the region.A British Ministry of Defense spokeswoman said that the decision is not finalized, but that London is considering greater military presence ...

 
Enemies use Takfiri ideology to split Muslims: Leader
7 Sep 2014 16:56

Enemies use Takfiri ideology to split Muslims: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned against enemies’ plots to use the Takfiri ideology to sow discord among Muslim nations.Addressing a meeting with Iranian Hajj officials on Sunday, Ayatollah Khamenei said the enemies are using the Takfiri ideology as a means ...

 
Iraqi army clears Haditha of ISIL terrorists
7 Sep 2014 16:54

Iraqi army clears Haditha of ISIL terrorists

Iraqi army forces are flushing the Takfiri ISIL terrorists out of two districts in the western city of Haditha.Backed by Sunni tribes and US airstrikes, the Iraqi troops advanced in Haditha in Anbar Province on Sunday.The forces also have been trying to prevent the ISIL terror group from advancing towards ...

 
US not serious in fighting ISIL terrorists: Iran’s Zarif
7 Sep 2014 16:53

US not serious in fighting ISIL terrorists: Iran’s Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarf says the United States has not been serious in its fight against the ISIL Takfiri militants.Speaking to reporters in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad on Sunday, Zarf slammed Washington’s double standards on confronting the ISIL.“...

 
Somalia’s al-Shabab picks new head after Godane death
7 Sep 2014 16:48

Somalia’s al-Shabab picks new head after Godane death

Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group has reportedly appointed a new leader after it confirmed the death of its former head Ahmed Abdi Godane in a recent US airstrike.In a statement issued on Saturday, al-Shabab said Ahmad Umar Abu Ubaidah will replace Godane, who had been killed after US forces ...

 
Obama pushing Putin to resign: Ex-Russian prime minister
7 Sep 2014 16:46

Obama pushing Putin to resign: Ex-Russian prime minister

Former Russian prime minister Sergei Stepashin has lashed out at US President Barack Obama for his belligerent policy on Moscow, saying he is pushing Vladimir Putin to resign.In an open letter to Obama, Stepashin criticized the US president for accusing the Kremlin of creating the violence in Ukraine....

 
Fugitive American behind ISIL’s vast social media operation
6 Sep 2014 17:31

Fugitive American behind ISIL’s vast social media operation

Reports say a fugitive American citizen is behind the ISIL Takfiri terrorists’ vast social media operation.Ahmad Abousamra, 32, who was born in France and raised in an upscale Boston suburb, is the son of a prominent specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He graduated from college with ...

 
Report: US job growth is sluggish
6 Sep 2014 17:30

Report: US job growth is sluggish

US employers hired the lowest number of people in eight months in August, the latest official figures show.The Labor Department issued a report on Friday indicating that the country’s economy generated just 142,000 jobs last month which is below the average of 212,000 over the previous 12 months....

 
Tel Aviv underestimated Hamas power during war on Gaza, Israeli source says
6 Sep 2014 17:26

Tel Aviv underestimated Hamas power during war on Gaza, Israeli source says

A top Israeli intelligence officer has confessed that the regime’s military underestimated the power of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas during the recent Israeli war on the besieged Gaza Strip.The officer told a group of foreign journalists that he did not estimate that Hamas could resist ...